Rock-Pop books on music history and its interpreters

Books? That's right, books! Because books on the subject of music are the eternally underestimated
puzzle piece to the big picture! Because background stories, music-historical connections and anecdotes are not only an additional pleasure when listening to music, they complete the whole thing!

Our category Rock-Pop 'Books' is our'small' antiquarian bookshop with biographies, discographies, label stories, film books, rock encyclopaedias, books about various music styles and the field of music culture books, like the Pin-Up Books! Everything about the great field of rock and pop music, from the beginning of the 20th century to the present! Whether you're looking for rap, funky soul or sun rockabilly, mambo, beat or rock'n'roll stars - you'll find it here!

So we, Bear Family, have the largest stock of Elvis books! Books that illuminate the individual stages of the great career of Elvis Presley, specials about his groundbreaking concert shows, his relationship to his manager Colonel Tom Parker and his wife Priscilla, his army time, photo books and, and, and! It's really worth taking a look here, because what could be nicer than listening to music and reading a good book about it!

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Rock-Pop books on music history and its interpreters

Books? That's right, books! Because books on the subject of music are the eternally underestimated
puzzle piece to the big picture! Because background stories, music-historical connections and anecdotes are not only an additional pleasure when listening to music, they complete the whole thing!

Our category Rock-Pop 'Books' is our'small' antiquarian bookshop with biographies, discographies, label stories, film books, rock encyclopaedias, books about various music styles and the field of music culture books, like the Pin-Up Books! Everything about the great field of rock and pop music, from the beginning of the 20th century to the present! Whether you're looking for rap, funky soul or sun rockabilly, mambo, beat or rock'n'roll stars - you'll find it here!

So we, Bear Family, have the largest stock of Elvis books! Books that illuminate the individual stages of the great career of Elvis Presley, specials about his groundbreaking concert shows, his relationship to his manager Colonel Tom Parker and his wife Priscilla, his army time, photo books and, and, and! It's really worth taking a look here, because what could be nicer than listening to music and reading a good book about it!

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Shakin' All Over - Die Beatmusik in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1963-1967
Hans Jürgen Klitsch: Shakin' All Over - Die Beatmusik in der... Art-Nr.: BOOK502111

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German, DIN A4, hardcover, 488 pages Beat Music in the Federal Republic of Germany 1963-67 After the seismic waves of rock 'n' roll had ebbed at the beginning of the sixties and the hit parades were once again filled with tearjerkers,...
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Zintstoff 2 - 65 Jahre deutsche Geschichte, Fotos von Günter Zint
Günter Zint: Zintstoff 2 - 65 Jahre deutsche Geschichte,... Art-Nr.: Book909170

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Hardcover edition: 336 pages - Publisher: Michael Imhof Verlag GmbH & Co. KG - Language: German Foreword by Günter Wallraff GÜNTER ZINT: PHOTOGRAPHIC ENLIGHTENER AND PHILANTHROPIST Günter Zint is not only one of my most reliable friends,...
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John Lennons Tage auf St. Pauli
John Lennons - The Beatles: John Lennons Tage auf St. Pauli Art-Nr.: Book609988

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(2020/Janius-Verlag and Saint Pauli Museum) Paperback, 29.8x21 cm, written in German 2015 was John Lennon's 75th birthday, the 35th anniversary of his death. Two exhibitions in the "Beat-City" Hamburg reminded of Lennon, who lived...
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360 Sound - The Columbia Records Story
Sean Wilentz: 360 Sound - The Columbia Records Story Art-Nr.: BOOK107561

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(Chronicle Books) Hardcover, English, 336 Pages (throughout illustrated) For 125 years, Columbia Records has been one of the most vibrant and storied names in pre-recorded sound, nurturing the careers of jazz, blues, rock and pop legends...
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Times & Sounds - Germany's Journey from Jazz and Pop to Krautrock and Beyond
Jan Reetze: Times & Sounds - Germany's Journey from Jazz... Art-Nr.: Book210001

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(Halvmall) English, Clothbound, 536 pages, b/w illustrations This book is a journey – a ride through the depths of Germany’s modern musical roots: At the beginning of the 1970s, experimental and progressive music in Germany developed far...
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1964: The Year That Changed America & Me (Joseph A. Tunzi)
Elvis Presley: 1964: The Year That Changed America & Me... Art-Nr.: 0016534

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(JAT Publishing) glossy paperback, 96 pages, english, completely illustrated with color and b&w pictures. JAT Publishing takes you through the most influential year the world has ever known, 1964, with a historical perspective, text and,...
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Elvis In Paris - 60th Anniversary (Book, Ltd.)
Elvis Presley: Elvis In Paris - 60th Anniversary (Book, Ltd.) Art-Nr.: 0016533

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Paperback, 160 color pages that are 11" by 11" in size. Features more than 700 photos and documents. Text is side by side in both English and French on each page. Limited Edition (2.000). Due for release from the French Elvis My...
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The King in Germany 1958-1960
Elvis Presley: The King in Germany 1958-1960 Art-Nr.: 0016379

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(2008/B&U) English, Hardcover, 15x22 cm, 276 pages, b&w illustrations; Elvis' arrival in Bremerhaven, Elvis in Bad Nauheim and Friedberg. Last original stock copies - out of print!
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Hit Parade Heroes - Hit Parade Heroes - British Beat Before The Beatles (Dave McAleer)
Hit Parade Heroes: Hit Parade Heroes - Hit Parade Heroes - British... Art-Nr.: 0041216

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(Hamlyn) 160 pages/Seiten - 28x22 cm - Paperback: It was a great time, the late 50s and early 60s in Great Britain's pop-music scene. And there were many people around worth remembering other than the Beatles. This book with its many b&w...
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British Beat In Sweden - The Original Vinyls 1957 - 1969
Various: British Beat In Sweden - The Original Vinyls... Art-Nr.: 00416601

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Gebundene Ausgabe 320 pages, Premium Forlag AB, Englisch THE BEAT VINYLS 1957-1969 A surging wave of British rock and pop acts washed all across Sweden as the Beatles led the frontline of the powerful British beat boom in Scandinavia...
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The There's That Beat! Guide To The Philly Sound: Philadelphia Soul Music and its R&B Roots - From Gospel & Bandstand to TSOP
Various: The There's That Beat! Guide To The Philly... Art-Nr.: 00416861

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Hardcover 696 pages, Premium Forlag AB, Language: Englisch THE PHILLY SOUND – Philadelphia Soul Music and its R&B Roots: From Gospel & Bandstand to TSOP by Dave Moore & Jason Thornton How Philly became the Epicenter of Black Music! The...
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Golden Decade Vol.20 - 1956 (Book & 4-CD)
Various: Golden Decade Vol.20 - 1956 (Book & 4-CD) Art-Nr.: 0027231975

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​ (Membran) 80 tracks on 4 CDs - 56-page book, photos, autograph cards, biographies, etc.
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The Rise and Fall of an American Guitar Hero
Michael Bloomfield: The Rise and Fall of an American Guitar Hero Art-Nr.: 0403288

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Hardcover, 224 pages, English, Chicago Review Press This is the definitive biography of the legendary guitarist whom eminent figures like Muddy Waters and B. B. King held in high esteem, and who created the prototype for Clapton,...
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I Go Ape! - The Wee Willie Harris Story (Book & CD)
Wee Willie Harris: I Go Ape! - The Wee Willie Harris Story (Book &... Art-Nr.: CDRC3074

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(Rollercoaster Records) 30 Tracks - Paperback, 88 pages, English Sporting a cascading cluster of long pink curls and garish drape jackets with his name emblazoned across the back, or cavorting half-naked in leopard skins, Wee Willie...
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History of the People of Trinidad & Tobago
Eric Eustace Williams: History of the People of Trinidad & Tobago Art-Nr.: 00416653

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Taschenbuch - 292 pages - Lushena Books Inc - Englisch Introduction to the London Edition This book tells the story of the travails and tribulations of a British Colony which, after a hundred and sixty-five years of crown colony rule,...
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The Hollywood Reporter Book of Box Office Hits
Billboard Magazine: The Hollywood Reporter Book of Box Office Hits Art-Nr.: 00417549

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Taschenbuch - 368 pages - 1990 - Englisch Here, in one fascinating volume, are Hollywood's hottest movies from 1939 to 1988—the wide-screen spectacles, the screwball comedies, the sci-fi epics, classic dramas, thrillers, and musicals—the...
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Cuori matti (Italienisch)
Daniele Magni: Cuori matti (Italienisch) Art-Nr.: 0042208775

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Taschenbuch - 234 - Bloodbuster - 2012 - Italienisch 'Appena Modugno lamb le braccia al cielo, per cantare nuovamente ii ritornello, la maggior parte di quelli seduti gia aveva imparato la canzone: Volare, oh, oh.... Ci fu I'impressione,...
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Reggae Soundsystem - Reggae Soundsystem: Original Reggae Album Cover Art: A Visual History of Jamaican Music from Mento to Dancehall by Steve Barrow and Stuart Baker
Reggae Soundsystem: Reggae Soundsystem - Reggae Soundsystem:... Art-Nr.: BOOK481789

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(2012/Soul Jazz Books) Compiled by Steve Barrow and Stuart Baker, Hardcover, English, 31 x 2,5 x 31 cm, 239 page, full coor illustrations. - The artwork featured in the record cover designs throughout this book creates a unique visual...
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I Hear You Knockin' - The Sound Of New Orleans Rhythm And Blues
HANNUSCH, Jeff: I Hear You Knockin' - The Sound Of New Orleans... Art-Nr.: AB61023

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(1985/Swallow/2nd printing 1987) Paperback, 378 pages, english, new stock copy (Bear Family Records)
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Pioneers Of Rock And Roll - 100 Artists Who Changed The Face Of Rock by Harry Sumrall
Billboard Magazine: Pioneers Of Rock And Roll - 100 Artists Who... Art-Nr.: 0076288

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Paperback - 320 pages - Publisher: Billboard Books - 1994 - English Rock and roll wasn't supposed to last. From the days in 1953 when Bill Haley and His Comets' "Crazy Man Crazy" became the first rock record to enter the Billboard...
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She's a Rebel - History of Women in Rock and Roll (PB)
Gillian G. Gaar: She's a Rebel - History of Women in Rock and... Art-Nr.: AN_523601

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460 Seiten Verlag: Blandford Press (11. Februar 1993) Sprache: Englisch This is the fascinating story of the women who have shaped rock and pop music for four decades. She's A Rebel spans the entire spectrum of rock & roll, from the...
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They Kept On Rockin'
Stuart Colman: They Kept On Rockin' Art-Nr.: AB41001

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(1982/Blandford) Paperback, English, 160 pages, 24.5x19 cm, many b&w illustrations. An authoritative, yet highly readable and visual celebration of the giants and pioneers of Rock'n'Roll.
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The Billboard Book of Number One Rhythm & Blues Hits by Adam White & Fred Bronson
Billboard Magazine: The Billboard Book of Number One Rhythm & Blues... Art-Nr.: Book82858

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506 Seiten - Billboard Books - 1993 - English Here, in one fact-filled volume, are the stories behind the biggest hits of rhythm & blues, as told by the legendary singers, songwriters, musicians, and producers who created them. The...
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Goldmine - Goldmine Price Guide to Rock'n'Roll Memorabilia (PB)
Goldmine: Goldmine - Goldmine Price Guide to Rock'n'Roll... Art-Nr.: 9780873414906

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Taschenbuch: 766 Seiten - Verlag: KP Books - 1997 - Sprache: Englisch - ISBN-13: 978-0873414906 - 216 mm x 286 mm x 38 mm Dazed and confused about rock 'n' roll memorabilia? From Elvis to Madonna, KISS to the Monkees, non-recorded rock...
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Singles 1954-2006 - Singles - Six Decades of Hot Hits and Classic Cuts (Gebundene Ausgabe)
Singles 1954-2006: Singles 1954-2006 - Singles - Six Decades of... Art-Nr.: 0042150

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(2006/THUNDER BAY) English, Hardback, 25.5x33 cm, 2.3 kg, 320 pages, over 600 pictures, feat. 750-plus singles by more than 500 artists. Detailed notes on artists and songs - Singles is an indispensable chronological history of the...
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