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Song Hits Annual, Winter '73-'74 (1973-1974)
1 Song Hits Annual, Winter '73-'74 (1973-1974)
Derby Charlton 1973 Magazine Very Good Small Quarto -- from 9" to 12" tall 
A collection of lyrics to popular songs in the winter of 1973-74. Divided into pop, soul and country categories, and featuring the lyrics to recordings by Bread, Lobo, James Brown, Tom T. Hall, Tammy Wynette, Fifth Dimension (each with a short feature article), as well as lyrics to recordings by George Harrison, Anne Murray, Jackson 5, Arlo Guthrie, Steeler's Wheel, and many others. Among the songs are "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown," "Give Me Love," "You're So Vain," "Papa Was a Rolling Stone," "Superstition," "Touch Me in the Morning," "Ravishing Ruby," "Send Me No Roses," " Emptiest Arms in the World," and more. 66 pages, illustrated. Top right tip of front cover torn off, as well as the tips of the next three pages, with diminishing loss, 1/2" tear to top edge of front cover, light general wear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 The 1988 Nova Scotia International Tattoo
1988 Stiff Card Wraps Very Good Folio -- from 12" to 15" tall 
Souvenir programme for the 1988 version of the extravaganza described on the Tattoo's site as, "the world's largest annual indoor show. Its unique combination of music, dance, drama, gymnastics, comedy, military displays, competitions and much more, continues to thrill audiences year after year." 56 pages, 4 souvenir postcards still attached, copiously illustrated. Two Tattoo newsletters/cover letter laid in. Moderate general wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Gregory, James (editor) The Elvis Presley Story
Hillman 130 1960 First Edition Paperback Very Good Sextodecimo -- from 5.75" to 6.75" 
Paperback original. The life story of some moderately successful pop star, from birth to his army days. Contains 32 pages of photos and what the publisher sensationalizes as "A full-page pinup of Elvis in color," which in translation means: "the back cover." Also contains a complete listing (until 1960, at any rate) of the singer's RCA recordings. Introduction by the eternal teenager, Dick Clark. Moderate edgewear, light rubbing, impressions, tanning. Internally tight and clean. A nice copy. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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4 Headington, Christopher Illustrated Dictionary of Musical Terms
London Bodley Head Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
Collects more than 800 commonly read and heard musical terms, arranged alphabetically and covering classical, jazz and popular music. Contains more than 100 illustrations, including "contemporary engravings, drawings and paintings as well as photographs and many examples of musical notation." Navy cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 159 pages (including Acknowledgements). Only light general wear, in price-clipped dust jacket w/some spine sunning, 1/2" tear to top of rear fold, subsequent crinkling along top edge of rear panel. Jacket in protective mylar sleeve. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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ECHOES, The Stories Behind Every Pink Floyd Song, Jones, Cliff
5 Jones, Cliff ECHOES, The Stories Behind Every Pink Floyd Song
Carlton Books 1996 1-85868-218-5 / 9781858682181 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Quarto -- from 9.75" to 12" tall 
This one "looks at the entire output of Pink Floyd track by track in chronological order, exploring the creative context behind the music, the albums and the concepts." Pictorial boards, 176 pages (including chronology, list of discs/videos/books, author's acknowledgments, index), copiously illustrated. Moderate general wear, in rubbed dust jacket w/thin scratches, small area where glossy finished has lifted. All in all, though, a nice copy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 Kimball, Robert (ed.) COLE, A Biographical Essay by Brendan Gill
Woodstock Overlook Press 2000 1st thus Hard Cover Near Fine Good Quarto -- from 9.75" to 12" tall 
a facsimile reproduction of the 1971 edition; following Gill's biographical essay, "The lyrics of nearly two hundred songs -- among them such favorities as 'Love for Sale,' 'I Love Paris,' 'I Get a Kick Out of You,' 'In the Still of the Night,' and 'Begin the Beguine' -- are featured alongside music sheets, private letters, examples of works in progress in Cole's own hand, and hundreds of pictures from the private albums of Linda and Cole Porter."; blue cloth, 283 pgs. incl. Alphabetical List of Songs, Discography, illustrated w/290 duotone photographs; dj w/rubbing, impressions, moderate edgewear, wear to corners/spine ends, short tears to spine ends; 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Terrorizer #201, September/Sept. 2010, incorporating Dominion #6, Louise Brown (editor)
7 Louise Brown (editor) Terrorizer #201, September/Sept. 2010, incorporating Dominion #6
London Dark Arts Ltd. / Miranda Yardley 2010 Magazine Very Good Small Quarto -- from 9" to 12" tall 
Terrorizer has been around since 1993, catering to devotees of all the various permutations and sub-genres of metal music, with articles, reviews, interviews, and a bunch of other stuff, including, in this issue, Part 2 of '200 Essential Albums." Its slogan these days is "Extreme music -- no boundaries." Lacks the CDs. Moderate general wear. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Pocket Tin Whistle Book (inscribed and signed), McPeake, Francis
8 McPeake, Francis Pocket Tin Whistle Book (inscribed and signed)
Belfast Appletree Press 1983 0 86281 112 0 / 9780862811129 Stiff Card Wraps Good Narrow Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall Inscribed & Signed by Author
"Includes a fine collection of forty jigs, reels, slow airs and hornpipes, which the author has transcribed for the tin whistle. Advice is also given on breath control and style, as well as the more complex aspects of ornamentation." 57 pages plus 10 unused pages for additional music, plus three pages of advertisements for other Appletree Press books, illustrated. This copy inscribed and signed, on reverse of Contents Page, by author. Inscription reads: "To Sarah from/Francis McPeake,/Best Wishes Always." Mild edgewear, handling wear, ink scribble to top right corner of title page. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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MOTOWN & the Arrival of Black Music, Morse, David
9 Morse, David MOTOWN & the Arrival of Black Music
London Studio Vista 1971 0 289 70130 9 / 9780289701300 First Edition Stiff Card Wraps Very Good Duodecimo -- from 6.75" to 7.75" tall 
After only a decade, Motown had made such an impact on the music scene that Morse felt it important to chronicle the record label's history and artists. 110 pages, illustrated, cover illustration by David Goard. VG w/light edgewear, light general wear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Ritz, David FAITH IN TIME, The Life of Jimmy Scott
Cambridge Da Capo Press/Perseue Books 2002 0-306-81088-3 / 9780306810886 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
1st printing w/complete number sequence. The author chronicles the amazing life and peculiar times of quite possibly the best voice ever to sing jazz. Maroon boards, 270 pages (including Acknowledgements, Bibliography, Discography, Index), illustrated. Black remainder stripe to bottom edge, in lightly scuffed dust jacket. An unread copy. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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THE ORIGINAL MARVELETTES, Motown's Mystery Girl Group, Taylor, Marc
11 Taylor, Marc THE ORIGINAL MARVELETTES, Motown's Mystery Girl Group
Jamaica Aloiv Publishing Co. 2004 0-96523285-9 / 9780965232852 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good to Fine Very Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
The story of "How five teenage girls changed Motown forever." Or, as Martha Reeves said, "The Marvelettes paved the way for Motown's girl groups -- the Supremes, everybody. If they hadn't worked, we wouldn't have worked." Maroon cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 219 pages (including discography, bibliography, index) + advertisements, illustrated. Bumped/lightly worn corners, in lightly rubbed/lightly edgeworn dust jacket w/corner wear, impressions. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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