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  • The End of Innocence: A Memoir
    by Chastity Bono
    Chastity Bono has faced her share of battles as a spokesperson for gay and lesbian rights, both as the controversial former entertainment and media director for GLAAD--after she came out in The Advocate in 1995--and before that in the early '90s when a national tabloid maliciously outed her. In this riveting memoir she recounts a story of love, commitment, and tragedy lived out beyond the glare of the cameras. At 23, Chastity was well on her way to establishing her own life separate from her superstar parents, Cher and Sonny Bono. Geffen Records had just signed her band, Ceremony, and she was poised for musical stardom. And best of all, a love affair began to blossom with Joan Stephens, one of Cher's friends whom Chastity had known all her life. In what began as an unlikely relationship, Chastity and Joan found and nurtured the sort of tender, loving partnership they had both been seeking. But Chastity's aspirations for a life in music were soon thwarted by internal struggles and record company machinations that threatened to destroy Ceremony. These problems, however, paled in comparison with the devastating news of Joan's diagnosis with life-threatening non-Hodgkins lymphoma. As Joan fiercely battled her illness, Chastity's musical career imploded. Chastity became both caretaker and lover, discovering a depth and beauty that intensified the feeling of loss as Joan succumbed to the ravages of cancer. A story of love won and lost, of dreams fulfilled and destroyed, The End of Innocence is a coming-of-age story that provides a deeply personal look into the private struggles of a very public and courageous woman. 
    (Hardcover -- June )

    Chronicles, Vol. 1
    by Bob Dylan
    Listed under Bob Dylan
     

    The Sinatra Treasures : Intimate Photos, Mementos, and Music from the Sinatra Family Collection
    The Sinatra Treasures : Intimate Photos, Mementos, and Music from the Sinatra Family Collection
    by Charles Pignone
    Hardcover from Bulfinch
     
    Scar Tissue
    Scar Tissue
    by Anthony Kiedis, Larry Sloman
    Hardcover from Hyperion
     
    Learning to Sing: Hearing the Music in Your Life
    Learning to Sing: Hearing the Music in Your Life
    by Clay Aiken, Allison Glock
    Hardcover from Random House
     
    Dont Try This At Home
    Don't Try This At Home
    by Dave Navarro, Neil Strauss
    Hardcover from Regan Books
     
    Tommyland
    Tommyland
    by Tommy Lee
    Hardcover from Atria
     
    Each One Believing: Paul McCartney; On Stage, Off Stage, and Backstage
    Each One Believing: Paul McCartney; On Stage, Off Stage, and Backstage
    by Caroline Grimshaw, BILL BERNSTEIN
    Hardcover from Chronicle Books
     
    The King and I: The Uncensored Tale of Luciano Pavarottis Rise to Fame by HisManager, Friend and Sometime Adversary
    The King and I: The Uncensored Tale of Luciano Pavarotti's Rise to Fame by HisManager, Friend and Sometime Adversary
    by Herbert Breslin, Anne Midgette
    Hardcover from Doubleday
     
    Elliott Smith And The Big Nothing
    Elliott Smith And The Big Nothing
    by Benjamin Nugent
    Hardcover from Da Capo Press
     
    The Man Called Cash : The Life, Love and Faith of an American Legend
    The Man Called Cash : The Life, Love and Faith of an American Legend
    by Steve Turner
    Hardcover from W Publishing Group
     
    So You Wanna Be a Rock  Roll Star: How I Machine-Gunned a Roomful of Record Executives and Other True Tales from a Drummers Life
    So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star: How I Machine-Gunned a Roomful of Record Executives and Other True Tales from a Drummer's Life
    by JACOB SLICHTER
    Hardcover from Broadway
     
    The Beach Boys: The Definitive Diary of Americas Greatest Band on Stage and in the Studio
    The Beach Boys: The Definitive Diary of America's Greatest Band on Stage and in the Studio
    by Keith Badman, Tony Bacon
    Paperback from Backbeat Books
     
    Sinatra
    Sinatra
    by Richard Havers, Jonathan Schwartz
    Hardcover from DK Publishing Inc
     
    Traveling Music: The Soundtrack To My Life And Times
    Traveling Music: The Soundtrack To My Life And Times
    by Neil Peart
    Hardcover from ECW Press
    28 September, 2004
     
    The Dirt : Confessions of the Worlds Most Notorious Rock Band
    The Dirt : Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band
    by Tommy Lee, Vince Neil
    Paperback from Regan Books
     
    U2 Show
    by Diana Scrimgeour
    Listed under U2
     
    Broken Music: A Memoir
    Broken Music: A Memoir
    by Sting
    Hardcover from Dial Books
     
    Ghost Rider: Travels on the Healing Road
    Ghost Rider: Travels on the Healing Road
    by Neil Peart
    Paperback from ECW Press
     
    A Simple Twist of Fate: Bob Dylan and the Making of Blood on the Tracks
    by Andy Gill, Kevin Odegard
    Listed under Bob Dylan
     
    The Long Hard Road Out of Hell
    The Long Hard Road Out of Hell
    by Marilyn Manson
    Paperback from Regan Books
     
    Sublime's Brad Nowell : Crazy Fool (Portrait of a Punk)
    by Heidi Siegmund Cuda 
    Listed under Punk Music

    Halfway Home: My Life 'til Now
    by Ronan Tynan
    (Hardcover)

    Harrison
    by Rolling Stone
    Listed under The Beatles

    James Taylor: Long Ago and Far Away
    by Timothy White
    Listed under James Taylor

    Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain
    by Charles R. Cross
    Listed under Nirvana

    The Dirt : Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band
    by Tommy Lee, et al 
    (Hardcover)

    Michael Jackson : The King of Pop's Darkest Hour
    by Lisa D. Campbell
    Listed under Michael Jackson

    Little Miss Dynamite : The Life and Times of Brenda Lee
    by Brenda Lee, et al 
    (Hardcover)

    Elvis, Memories Beyond Graceland Gates
    by Mary Jenkins 
    Listed under Elvis Presley


    Shakey: Neil Young's Biography
    by Jimmy McDonough
    Cantankerous and secretive, Neil Young has banished authors from his inner sanctum--until now. In Shakey, Jimmy McDonough distills more than 300 interviews (including guarded yet revealing interrogations of Young himself) into the definitive biography: the skyrocket success, willful disasters, health horrors and triumphs, stunning comebacks, and highly colorful scuffles with equally impossible characters like Stephen Stills, David Crosby, and the incompetent yet brilliant musicians of Crazy Horse. Young is not quite the noble soul some thought--he's an astounding control freak. But he is never less than fascinating. "As ruthless as I may seem to be," Young tells McDonough, "you gotta do what ya gotta do. Just like a f-----' vampire. Heh heh heh." --Tim Appelo -Amazon.com
    Hardcover: 800 pages
    Random House; ISBN: 0679427724; (May 7, )

    Blink-182: Tales from Beneath Your Mom
    by Mark Hoppus, et al
    Listed under Blink-182

    Great Jews in Music
    by Darrell Lyman, Darryl Lyman
    (Hardcover)

    The Facts of Life and Other Dirty Jokes
    by Willie Nelson
    Listed under Willie Nelson

    Kiss and Make-Up
    by Gene Simmons
    (Hardcover)

    The Long Hard Road Out of Hell
    by Marilyn Manson, et al 
    (Paperback)

    The Inextinguishable Symphony: A True Story of Music and Love in Nazi Germany
    by Martin Goldsmith
    Listed under The Holocaust

    The Truth Is... My Life in Love and Music
    by Melissa Etheridge, Laura Morton (Contributor)
    (Hardcover)

    Simon Estes - In His Own Voice : An Autobiography
    by Simon Estes, et al
    (Hardcover)

    Aaliyah : More Than a Woman
    by Christopher John Farley 
    (Mass Market Paperback)

    Revelations : There's Light After the Lime
    by Mason Betha, Karen Hunter (Contributor)
    (Hardcover)
     
     
     

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