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Lowside of the Road: A Life of Tom Waits

Paperback, 07/02/2019, £6.99
A new edition as part of the Faber Greatest Hits - books that have taken writing about music in new and exciting directions for the twenty-first century. Spanning Tom Waits' extraordinary 40-year career, from Closing Time to Orphans, Lowside of the Road is Barney Hoskyns' unique take on one of rock's great enigmas.

Trampled Under Foot: The Power and Excess of Led Zeppelin

Paperback, 01/08/2013, £14.99
What emerges is a compelling portrait of the four musicians themselves, as well as a fresh insight into close-knit entourage that protected them, from Peter Grant to Richard Cole to Ahmet Ertegun, giant figures from long-vanished world of 1970s rock. This book is a history, adventures, myths and realities of this legendary and powerful of bands.

Across The Great Divide

Paperback, 03/07/2003, £17.99
Starting out as a backing group for Ronnie Hawkins, before being propelled on to the world stage by Bob Dylan, The Band literally changed the course of music with their first two albums.

Reckless Daughter: A Joni Mitchell Anthology

Paperback, 03/11/2016, £14.99
An anthology of the most incisive commentary on the extraordinary career of Joni Mitchell.

Never Enough: A Way Through Addiction

Paperback, 22/02/2018, £8.99
Never Enough is Barney Hoskyns's raw, uncompromising and utterly compelling account of the highs and lows of life under the needle.

Major Dudes: A Steely Dan Companion

Paperback, 06/09/2018, £9.99
A Rock's Backpages anthology, edited and introduced by Barney Hoskyns, of Steely Dan, one of the defining and bestselling American rock acts of the last half-century.

Present Tense: A Radiohead Compendium

Hardback, 07/02/2019, £20.00
A Rock's Backpages anthology of Radiohead, the most radical and fascinating rock band in modern music history, edited and introduced by Barney Hoskyns.

Small Town Talk: Bob Dylan, the Band, Van Morrison, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix & Friends in the Wild Years of Woodstock

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £9.99
Think 'Woodstock' and the mind turns to the seminal 1969 festival. But Woodstock itself was over sixty miles away, and already a key location in the rock landscape as a community of brilliant, and freaks dazed and confused by the search for spiritual truth. This is a study of a vital music scene in a revolutionary time and place.

Hotel California: Singer-songwriters and Cocaine Cowboys in the L.A. Canyons 1967-1976

Paperback, 17/07/2006, £12.99
The story of a remarkable time and place: Los Angeles from the dawn of the singer-songwriter era in the mid-Sixties to the peak of The Eagles' success in the late Seventies.

Small Town Talk: Bob Dylan, the Band, Van Morrison, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix & Friends in Woodstock

Hardback, 18/02/2016, £20.00
Think 'Woodstock' and the mind turns to the seminal 1969 festival that crowned a seismic decade of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll. But Woodstock itself was over 60 miles from the site to which the fabled half a million flocked. So why the misnomer? This book answers this question.