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Elvis related books on the shelf: 235


Aretha Franklin
B.B. King
Beatles
Big Jay McNeely
Bill Haley
Bill Monroe
Billie Holiday
Blues
Bobby Darin
Brenda Lee
Buddy Holly
Carl Perkins
Chuck Berry
Dean Martin
Dinah Washington
Doc Pomus
Doo Wop
Earl Palmer
Ed Sullivan
Eddie Cochran
Etta James
Fats Domino
Frank Sinatra
Gene Vincent
Hank Williams
Howlin' Wolf
Huddy Ledbetter
Jackie Wilson
Jerry Lee Lewis
Jimmy Reed
Johnny Ace
Johnny Cash
Johnny Otis
Little Richard
Little Walter
Louis Jordan
Marvelettes
Muddy Waters
Music General
Nat King Cole
Nina Simone
No category
Patsy Cline
Ray Charles
Record Labels
Rhythm & Blues
Robert Johnson
Rock & Roll
Rockabilly
Rosetta Tharp
Roy Orbison
Ruth Brown
Sam Cooke
Sarah Vaughan
Supremes
Wynonie Harris

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Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul - Bego, Mark

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B.B. King

B.B. King: There is Always one more Time - McGee, David

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Beatles

Shout!: The Beatles in their Generation - Norman, Philip

The Beatles Anthology - unknown author

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Big Jay McNeely

Nervous Man Nervous: Big Jay McNeely and The Rise of The Honking Tenor Sax! - Dawson, Jim

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Bill Haley

Rock Around The Clock: The Record That Started The Rock Revolution - Dawson, Jim

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Bill Monroe

Can't You Hear Me Callin': The Life of Bill Monroe - Smith, Richard D.

The Bill Monroe Reader - Ewing, Tom

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Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday - Ingham, Chris

Billie Holiday: Wishing On The Moon - Clarke, Donald

If You Can't Be Free, Be A Mystery: In Search of Billie Holiday - Griffin, Farah Jasmine

With Billie - Blackburn, Julia

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Blues

Barrelhouse Blues: Location Recording and the Early Traditions of the Blues - Oliver, Paul

Blues Fell this Morning: Meaning in the Blues - Oliver, Paul

Blues Travelling: The Holly Sites of the Blues - Cheseborough, Steve

Broadcasting the Blues: Black Blues in the Segregation Era - Oliver, Paul

Chasing That Devil's Music: Searching for the Blues - Wardlow, Gayle Dean

Deep Blues - Palmer, Robert

Delta Blues: The Life and Times of the Mississippi Masters Who Revolutionized American Music - Gioia, Ted

In search of the blues: Black Voices, White Visions - Hamilton, Marybeth

Lost Highway: Journeys & Arrivals of American Musicians - Guralnick, Peter

Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues - Guralnick, Peter ; Santelli, Robert ; George-Warren, Holly ; Farley, Christopher John

The Blues: A Very Short Intro - Wald, Elijah

The Golden Age of the Blues - Havers, Richard ; Evans, Richard

The History of The Blues - Davis, Francis

The Land Where The Blues Began - Lomax, Alan

The Roots of the Blues: An African Search - Charters, Samuel

The Voice of the Blues: Classic Interviews from Living Blues Magazine - O'Neal, Jim ; Singel, Amy van

W.C. Handy: The Life and Times of the Man Who Made the Blues - Robertson, David

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Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin - Brown, Shane

Bobby Darin: A Life - Starr, Michael Seth

Bobby Darin: The Incredible Story of An Amazing Life - DiOrio, Al

Roman Candle: The Life of Bobby Darin - Evanier, David

That's All: Bobby Darin On Record, Stage and Screen - Bleiel, Jeff

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Brenda Lee

Little Miss Dynamite: The Life and Times of Brenda Lee - Lee, Brenda

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Buddy Holly

Buddy Holly - The Real Story - Amburn, Ellis

Buddy: The definitive biography - Norman, Philip

Everyday: Getting closer to Buddy Holly - Leigh, Spencer

Memories of Buddy Holly - Dawson, Jim ; Leigh, Spencer

Not Fade Away: The Life and Music of Buddy Holly - Gribbin, John

The A-Z of Buddy Holly and the Crickets - Mann, Alan

The Day the Music Died: The Last Tour of Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens - Lehmer, Larry

Whatever Happened to Peggy Sue?: A Memoir by Buddy Holly's Peggy Sue - Gerron, Geggy Sue ; Cameron, Glenda

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Carl Perkins

Go, Cat, Go! The Life and Times of Carl Perkins: The King of Rockabilly - Perkins, Carl ; McGee, David

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Chuck Berry

Brown Eyed Handsome Man - The Life and Hard Times of Chuck Berry - Pegg, Bruce

Chuck Berry: The Autobiography - Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry: The Biography - Collis, John

Long Distance Information - Rothwell, Fred

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Dean Martin

Backstage At The Dean Martin Show - Hale, Lee ; Neely, Richard D.

Dean Martin: The King of the Road - Freedland, Michael

Dino: Living High in the Dirty Business of Dreams - Tosches, Nick

Martini Man: The Life of Dean Martin - Schoell, William

Memories Are Made of This: Dean Martin Through His Daughter's Eyes - Martin, Deana ; Holden, Wendy

Ratpack Confidential: Frank, Dean, Sammy, Peter, Joey and The Last Great Showbiz Party - Levy, Shawn

That's Amore: A Son Remembers Dean Martin - Martin, Ricci ; Smith, Christopher

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Dinah Washington

Queen: The Life and Music of Dinah Washington - Cohodas, Nadine

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Doc Pomus

Lonely Avenue: The Unlikely Life and Times of Doc Pomus - Halberstadt, Alex

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Doo Wop

Doo Wop: The Music, the Times, the Era - Morrow, Cousin Brucie ; Maloof, Rich

Doowop: The Chicago Scene - Pruter, Robert

Forever Doowop: Race, Nostalgia, and Vocal Harmony - Runowicz, John Michael

More Than Words Can Say (The Ink Spots and Their Music: The Ink Spots and Their Music) - Goldberg, Marv

The Complete Book of Doo-Wop - Gribin, Anthony J. ; Schiff, Matthew M.

They All Sang on the Corner: A Second Look at New York City's Rhythm and Blues Vocal Groups - Groia, Philip

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Earl Palmer

Back Beat: Earl Palmer's Story - Scherman, Tony

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Ed Sullivan

Impresario: The Life and Times of Ed Sullivan - Maguire, James

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Eddie Cochran

Don't Forget Me: The Eddie Cochran Story - Mundy, Julie ; Higham, Darrel

Three Steps To Heaven: The Eddy Cochran Story - Cochran, Bobby ; Van Hecke, Susan

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Etta James

Rage To Survive: The Etta James Story - James, Etta ; Ritz, David

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Fats Domino

Blue Monday: Fats Domino and The Lost Dawn of Rock 'n' Roll - Coleman, Rick

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Frank Sinatra

Sessions With Sinatra: Frank Sinatra and the Art of Recording - Granata, Charles L.

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Gene Vincent

Gene Vincent and Eddie Cochran: Rock 'n' Roll Revolutionaries - Collis, John

Gene Vincent: A Companion - Henderson, Derek

Gene Vincent: There's One in Every Town - Farren, Mick

Race With the Devil: Gene Vincent's Life In The Fast Lane - Van Hecke, Susan

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Hank Williams

Hank Williams, So Lonesome - Koon, Bill

Hank Williams: Snapshots From The Lost Highway - Escott, Colin ; Florita, Kira

Hank Williams: The Biography - Escott, Colin ; Merritt, George ; MacEwen, William

Hank Williams: The Biography - Escott, Colin ; Merritt, George ; MacEwen, William

Lovesick Blues: The Life of Hank Williams - Hemphill, Paul

Sing A Sad Song: The Life of Hank Williams - Williams, Roger M.

The Story Behind The Hank Williams Commemorative Stamp - O'Quinn Jr., Beecher

Your Cheating Heart: A Biography of Hank Williams - Flippo, Chet

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Howlin' Wolf

Moanin' At Midnight: The Life and Times of Howlin' Wolf - Segrest, James ; Hoffman, Mark

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Huddy Ledbetter

The Life and Legend of Leadbelly - Wolfe, Charles K. ; Lornell, Kip

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Jackie Wilson

Jackie Wilson: Lonely Teardrops - Douglas, Tony

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Jerry Lee Lewis

Hellfire: The Jerry Lee Lewis Story - Tosches, Nick

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Jimmy Reed

Big Boss Man: The Life and Music of Bluesman Jimmy Reed - Romano, Will

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Johnny Ace

The Late Great Johnny Ace and the Transition from R&B to Rock 'n' Roll - Salem, James M.

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Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison: The Making of a Masterpiece - Streissguth, Michael

Johnny Cash: The Biography - Streissguth, Michael

Johnny Cash: The Songs - Cusic, Don

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Johnny Otis

Midnight At The Barrelhouse: The Johnny Otis Story - Lipsitz, George

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Little Richard

Little Richard: The Birth of Rock 'n' Roll - Kirby, David

The Life and Times of Little Richard: The Authorised Biography - White, Charles

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Little Walter

Blues With A Feeling: The Little Walter Story - Glover, Tony ; Dirks, Scott ; Gaines, Ward

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Louis Jordan

Let the Good Times Roll: The Story of Louis Jordan & His Music - Chilton, John

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Marvelettes

The Original Marvelettes - Taylor, Marc

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Muddy Waters

Can't Be Satisfied : The Life and Times of Muddy Waters - Gordon, Robert

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Music General

35 Years of British Hit EP's - White, George R.

45 RPM: The History, Heroes & Villians of A Pop Music Revolution - Dawson, Jim ; Propes, Steve

A Good-natured Riot: The Birth of the Grand Ole Opry - Wolfe, Charles K.

A Shot in the Dark: Making Records in Nashville 1945-1955 - Hawkins, Martin

Always Magic In The Air: The Bomp and Brilliance of The Brill Building Era - Emerson, Ken

American Bandstand: Dick Clark and the Making of a Rock 'n' Roll Empire - Jackson, John A.

American Singing Groups: A History, From 1940 To Today - Warner, Jay

Back On The Road Again: 14 Hitmakers of The Fifties & Sixties Tell Their Own Amazing Stories - Nicolson, Dave

Burn, Baby! Burn!: The Autobiography of Magnificent Montague - Montague, Nathaniel ; Baker, Bob

Chicago Soul - Pruter, Robert

City To City - Blokhuis, Leo

Classic Country: Legends of Country Music - Wolfe, Charles K.

Classic Rock Covers - Ochs, Michael

Country Music Originals: The Legends and the Lost - Russell, Tony

Country Music USA - Malone, Bill C.

Country: The Twisted Roots of Rock 'n' Roll - Tosches, Nick

Father of the Blues: An Autobiography - Handy, W.C.

Girl Groups, Girl Culture: Popuar Music and Identity in the 1960s - Warwick, Jacqueline

Go Cat Go! Rockabilly Music and Its Makers - Morrison, Craig

Goin' Back To Memphis: A Century of Blues, Rock 'n' roll and Glorious Soul - Dickerson, James L.

Grijsgedraaid - Liedjes en Lijstjes uit de Popgeschiedenis - Blokhuis, Leo

Halfway to Paradise: The Birth of Britisch Rock - Turner, Alwyn W.

Het Plaatjesboek - Een Muzikale Ontdekkingsreis - Blokhuis, Leo

Hitriders - Brillouet, Marc

How the Beatles destroyed Rock n Roll - Wald, Elijah

It Came From Memphis - Gordon, Robert

Just my Soul Responding: Rhythm and Blues, Black Consciousness and Race Relations Since 1945 - Ward, Brian

Ladies of Soul - Freeland, David

Lost Revolutions: The South In the 1950s - Daniel, Pete

Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry, 1890-1919 - Brooks, Tim

Louie Louie - Marsh, Dave

Louisiana Hayride: Radio and Roots Music along the Red River - Laird, Tracey E.W.

Louisiana Rocks! The True Genesis of Rock & Roll - Aswell, Tom

Mojo Triangle: Memphis, Nashville, New Orleans: Birth Place of Country, Blues, Jazz and Rock 'n' Roll - Dickerson, James

Nowhere to Run: The Story of Soul Music - Hirshey, Gerri

On The Road - Nicolson, Dave

On The Road Again: 15 Hitmakers of the Fifties Tell Their Own Amazing Stories - Nicolson, Dave

On this Day in Black Music - Warner, Jay

Prime Time Hits: Television's Most Popular Network Programs, 1950 To The Present - Sackett, Susan

Restless Giant: The Life and Times of Jean Aberlach and Hill and Range Songs - Biszick-Lockwood, Bar

Rock It! - Yper, Robert van

Rythm Oil: A Journey Through The Music of The American South - Booth, Stanley

Sh-Boom!: The Explosion of Rock 'n' Roll (1953-1968) - Cole, Clay

Souled American: How Black Music Transformed White Culture - Phinney, Kevin

Soulsville U.S.A.: The Story of Stax Records - Bowman, Rob

South To Louisiana: The Music of the Cajun Bayous - Broven, John J.

Stranded: Rock and Roll for a Desert Island - Marcus, Greil

Sweet Soul Music: Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom - Guralnick, Peter

Tell the Truth Until They Bleed: Coming Clean in the Dirty World of Blues and Rock 'n' Roll - Friedman, Josh Alan

Tennessee Music: Its People and Places - Zimmerman, Peter

The Big Beat Scene - Ellis, Royston

The Cincinnati Sound - McNutt, Randy

The Country Blues: Roots of Jazz - Charters, Samuel

The Fifties - Halberstam, David

The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture - Volume 12 - Music - Malone, Bill C.

The Virgin Encyclopedia of 50's Music - Larkin, Colin

The Virgin Encyclopedia of 60's Music - Larkin, Colin

The Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music - Larkin, Colin

Wheelin' on Beale: How WDIA-Memphis Became the Nation's First All-Black Radio Station and Created the Sound that Changed America - Cantor, Louis

Where Did Our Love Go?: The Rise and Fall of the Motown Sound - George, Nelson

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Nat King Cole

Nat King Cole - Epstein, Daniel Mark

Unforgettable: The Life and Mystique of Nat King Cole - Gourse, Leslie

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Nina Simone

I Put a Spell on You - The Autobiography of Nina Simone - Simone, Nina ; Clearly, Stephen

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No category

Fever - Little Willie John: A Fast Life, Mysterious Death and the Birth of Soul - Whithall, Susan

Happy in the Service of the Lord: African-American Sacred Vocal Harmony Quartets in Memphis - Lornell, Kip

I Feel So Good: The Life and Times of Big Bill Broonzy - Riesman, Bob

Preaching the Blues: The Life and Times of Son House - Beaumont, Daniel

Soul of the Man: Bobby Blue Bland - Farley, Charles

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Patsy Cline

Honky Tonk Angel: The Intimate Story of Patsy Cline - Nassour, Ellis

Patsy: The Life and Times of Patsy Cline - Jones, Margaret

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Ray Charles

Brother Ray - Charles, Ray ; Ritz, David

Ray Charles: Man and Music - Lydon, Michael

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Record Labels

Ace Records: Labels Unlimited - Stubbs, David ; Young, Rob

For the Record: Sun Records - Floyd, John

Good Rockin' Tonight: Sun Records - Escott, Colin ; Hawkins, Martin

King Records of Cincinnati - McNutt, Randy

King of the Queen City: The Story of King Records - Fox, Jon Hartley

Little Labels, Big Sound - Kennedy, Rick ; McNutt, Randy

Record Makers and Breakers: Voices of the Independent Rock 'n' Roll Pioneers - Broven, John

Spinning Blues Into Gold: The Chess Brothers and The Legendary Chess Records - Cohodas, Nadine

The Record Men: Chess Records and The Birth of Rock & Roll - Cohen, Rich

The Story of Chess Records - Collis, John

What'd I Say: The Atlantic Story: 50 Years of Music - Ertegun, Ahmet

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Rhythm & Blues

Blue Rhythms: Six Lifes In Rhythm and Blues - Deffaa, Chip

Encyclopedia of Rhythm & Blues and Doo-Wop Vocal Groups - Rosalsky, Mitch

Feel Like Going Home: Portraits in Blues and Rock 'n' Roll - Guralnick, Peter

First Pressings: The History of Rhythm & Blues Volume 2: 1952 - Galen, Gart

First Pressings: The History of Rhythm & Blues Volume 3: 1953 - Galen, Gart

First Pressings: The History of Rhythm & Blues Volume 5: 1955 - Galen, Gart

First Pressings: The History of Rhythm & Blues Volume 6: 1956 - Galen, Gart

First Pressings: The History of Rhythm & Blues Volume 8: 1958 - Galen, Gart

First Pressings: The History of Rhythm & Blues Volume 9: 1959 - Galen, Gart

Group Harmony: Echoes of The Rhythm & Blues Era - Baptista, Todd R.

Group Harmony: The Black Urban Roots of Rhythm & Blues - Goosman, Stuart L.

Honkers And Shouters, The Golden Years of Rhythm & Blues - Shaw, Arnold

I Am The Blues: The Willie Dixon Story - Dixon, Willie ; Snowden, Don

I Hear You Knockin': The Sound of New Orleans Rhythm and Blues - Hannusch, Jeff

Rhythm and Blues In Cleveland - Gart, Galen

Rhythm and Blues in New Orleans - Broven, John J.

The Death of Rhythm and Blues - George, Nelson

The Soul of New Orleans: A Legacy of Rhythm and Blues - Hannusch, Jeff

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Robert Johnson

Escaping The Delta: Robert Johnson and The Invention of The Blues - Wald, Elijah

Robert Johnson: Lost and Found - Pearson, Barry Lee ; McCulloch, Bill

Robert Johnson: Mythmaking and Contemporary Amercan Culture - Schroeder, Patricia R.

Searching For Robert Johnson - Guralnick, Peter

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Rock & Roll

A Brief History of Rock 'n' Roll: The Spirit of 1956! - Johnstone, Nick

All Roots Lead to Rock : Legends of Early Rock N Roll - Escott, Colin

All Shook Up: How Rock 'n' Roll Changed America - Altschuler, Glen C.

Almost Grown: The Rise of Rock and Roll - Miller, James

American Rock 'n' Roll: The UK Tours 1956-1972 - Wallis, Ian

Awopbopaloobop Alopbamboom - The Golden Age of Rock - Cohn, Nik

Big Beat Heat : Alan Freed and The Early Years of Rock and Roll - Jackson, John A.

Flowers In The Dustbin: The Rise of Rock and Roll 1947-1977 - Miller, James

Let the Good Times Rock! - Millar, Bill

Reelin' and Rockin': The Golden Age of American R&R, Vol II: 1956-1959 - Cotten, Lee

Rock & Roll - Buch, Boudewijn

Rock 'n' Roll 39-59 - Gillett, Charlie

Shake, Rattle and Roll: The Golden Age of American R&R, Vol I: 1952-1955 - Cotten, Lee

That Old Time Rock & Roll: A Chronicle of An Era, 1954-1963 - Aquila, Richard

The Golden Age of Rock 'n' Roll - Havers, Richard ; Evans, Richard

The Restless Generation: How Rock Music Changed the Face of 1950s Britain - Frame, Pete

The Sound of The City: The Rise of Rock and Roll - Gillett, Charlie

Twist & Shout: The Golden Age of American R&R, Vol III: 1960-1963 - Cotten, Lee

Unsung Heroes of Rock 'n' Roll - Tosches, Nick

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Rockabilly

A Rocket in My Pocket: A Hipster's Guide to Rockabilly Music - Decharne, Max

Rockabilly: A Forty-year Journey - Poore, Billy

The Rockabilly Legends: They called it Rockabilly long before they called it Rock and Roll - Naylor, Jerry ; Halliday, Steve

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Rosetta Tharp

Shout, Sister, Shout!: The Untold Story of Rock-and-roll Trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharp - Wald, Gayle F.

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Roy Orbison

Only The Lonely: The Roy Orbison Story - Clayson, Alan

Roy Orbison: The Invention of An Alternate Rock Masculinity - Lehman, Peter

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Ruth Brown

Miss Rhythm - The Autobiography of Ruth Brown - Brown, Ruth ; Yule, Andrew

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Sam Cooke

Dream Boogie: The Triumph of Sam Cooke - Guralnick, Peter

The Life and Times of Sam Cooke - Wolff, Daniel

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Sarah Vaughan

Sassy: The Life of Sarah Vaughan - Gourse, Leslie

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Supremes

Dreamgirl & Supreme faith: My life as a Supreme - Wilson, Mary

The Lost Supreme: The Life of Dreamgirl Florence Ballard - Benjaminson, Peter

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Wynonie Harris

Rock Mr. Blues: The Life & Music of Wynonie Harris - Collins, Tony


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