Biography & Autobiography - Composers & Musicians

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Life

Keith Richards

As lead guitarist of the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the riffs, the lyrics, and the songs that roused the world. A true and towering original, he has always walked his own path, spoken his mind, and done things his own way....

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2010

The Life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Perry Keenlyside

This is the story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, illustrated with examples of his music. The biography tells of Mozart's childhood travelling the courts of Europe, and of how, after a brief period of fame in Vienna, his fortunes declined...

Abridged CD
Published: Oct 1997

Never a Dull Moment: My Autobiography...

Rod Stewart

The extraordinary life and career of music legend Rod Stewart, in his own words for the first time. brWith his soulful and singular voice, narrative songwriting, and passionate live performances Rod Stewart has paved one of the mos...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2012

The Life and Works of Chopin (Naxos A...

Jeremy Siepmann

The second in a series of musical biographies, written and presented by broadcaster Jeremy Siepmann with Anton Lesser as Chopin. In this four-CD set, the life and music of the revolutionary composer/pianist is unveiled in considerable...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2001

Toni Tennille: A Memoir

Toni Tennille

Since bursting onto the scene in the mid '70s, the pop duo Captain and Tennille have long defined the sparkling, optimistic idea of everlasting love, both in their music and through their image as a happy and, seemingly, unbreakable c...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jul 2016

The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikel...

Steve Lopez

A moving story of a remarkable bond between a journalist in search of a story and a homeless, classically trained musiciandestined to be a major motion picture from DreamWorks, starring Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey, Jr.

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2008

The Mayor of MacDougal Street: A Memo...

Dave Van Ronk

*Winner of the 2006 ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award* **Now the inspiration for a major motion picture written and directed by the Coen brothers** Dave Van Ronk was one of the founding figures of the 1960s folk revival, but he was far more th...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2012

Me and a Guy Named Elvis: My Lifelong...

Jerry Schilling

Ona lazy Sunday in 1954, twelve-year old Jerry Schilling wandered into a Memphis touch football game, only to discover that his team was quarterbacked by a nineteen-year old Elvis Presley, the local teenage whose first record, "That's...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2006

Sinatra: The Life

Anthony Summers

Packed with revelations, this is the first complete account of a career built on raw talent, sheer willpower--and criminal connections. Anthony Summers--bestselling author of Goddess: The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe--and Robbyn Swa...

Abridged CD
Published: May 2005

Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music

John Fogerty

NATIONAL BESTSELLERThe long-awaited memoir from John Fogerty, the legendary singer-songwriter and creative force behind Creedence Clearwater Revival.Creedence Clearwater Revival is one of the most important and beloved bands in the hi...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2015

Waging Heavy Peace

Neil Young

An iconic figure in the history of rock and pop culture (inducted not once but twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame), Neil Young has written his eagerly awaited memoir: 'I felt that writing books fit me like a glove; I just start...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2012

Eminent Hipsters

Donald Fagen

A witty, revealing, sharply written work of memoir and criticism by the cofounder of Steely Dan Musician and songwriter Donald Fagen presents a group of vivid set pieces in his entertaining debut as an author, from portraits of the cu...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2013

Wild Tales: A Rock & Roll Life

Graham Nash

From Graham Nash—the legendary musician and founding member of the iconic bands Crosby, Stills & Nash and The Hollies—comes a candid and riveting autobiography that belongs on the reading list of every classic rock fan. Graham Na...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2013

Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink

Elvis Costello

Born Declan Patrick MacManus, Elvis Costello was raised in London and Liverpool, grandson of a trumpet player on the White Star Line and son of a jazz musician who became a successful radio dance-band vocalist. Costello went into the ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2015

Jerry on Jerry: The Unpublished Jerry...

Jerry Garcia

Listen in on hours of revelatory conversations with Jerry Garcia, one of the most beloved and missed figures in the world of music, with JERRY ON JERRY. More than twenty years after his death, at too young an age, Jerry remains a cult...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2015

Love Is the Cure: On Life, Loss, and ...

Elton John

In the 1980s, Elton John saw friend after friend, loved one after loved one, perish needlessly from AIDS. In the midst of the plague, he befriended Ryan White, a young Indiana boy ostracized by his town and his school because of the H...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2012

Me and a Guy Named Elvis: My Lifelong...

Jerry Schilling

Ona lazy Sunday in 1954, twelve-year old Jerry Schilling wandered into a Memphis touch football game, only to discover that his team was quarterbacked by a nineteen-year old Elvis Presley, the local teenage whose first record, "T...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Sep 2006

Light and Shade: Conversations With J...

Brad Tolinski

More than thirty years after disbanding in 1980, Led Zeppelin continues to be celebrated for its artistic achievements, broad musical influence, and commercial success. The band's notorious exploits have been chronicled in bestselling...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2012

I am Brian Wilson: A Memoir

Brian Wilson

They say there are no second acts in American lives, and third acts are almost unheard of. That's part of what makes Brian Wilson's story so astonishing.As a cofounding member of the Beach Boys in the 1960s, Wilson created some of the...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2016

Homeward Bound: The Life of Paul Simo...

Peter Ames Carlin

A revelatory account of the life of beloved American music icon, Paul Simon, by the bestselling rock biographer Peter Ames CarlinTo have been alive during the last sixty years is to have lived with the music of Paul Simon. The boy fro...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2016

Not Dead Yet: The Memoir

Phil Collins

Phil Collins pulls no punches—about himself, his life, or the ecstasy and heartbreak that’s inspired his music. In his much-awaited memoir, Not Dead Yet, he tells the story of his epic career, with an auspicious debut at age 11 in...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2016

Thanks a Lot Mr Kibblewhite: My Story...

Roger Daltrey

In this audiobook, the frontman of one of the greatest bands of all time tells the story of his rise from nothing to rock 'n' roll megastar, and his wild journey as the voice of The Who."It's taken me three years to unpack the ev...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2018

Never Look at the Empty Seats

Charlie Daniels

The Incredible Story of a Country Music LegendFew artists have left a more indelible mark on America's musical landscape than Charlie Daniels.Readers will experience a soft, personal side of Charlie Daniels that has never before been ...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2017

The Most Beautiful: My Life with Prin...

Mayte Garcia

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAt the one-year anniversary of his death, legendary musician Prince's first wife shares a uniquely intimate, candid, and revelatory look inside the personal and professional life of one of the world's ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2017

The Way I Was

Marvin Hamlisch

Marvin Hamlisch got his start as a rehearsal pianist for Funny Girl with Barbra Streisand, and went on to co-create A Chorus Line, write the Oscar-winning musical score for The Way We Were, and win many other awards for the music he w...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: May 2016

Johnny Cash: The Life

Robert Hilburn

[Read by Charles Pittard] [Includes bonus PDF with photos and resources.]The definitive, intimate, no-holds-barred biography of Johnny Cash. People don't just listen to Johnny Cash -- they believe in him. -- Although part of his life ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2014

Never Broken: Songs Are Only Half the...

Jewel

[*Read by the author - Jewel]New York Times bestselling poet and multi-platinum singer-songwriter Jewel explores her unconventional upbringing and extraordinary life in an inspirational memoir that covers her childhood to fame, marria...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Sep 2015

Anger Is an Energy: My Life Uncensore...

John Lydon

John Lydon is an icon-one of the most recognizable and influential cultural figures of the last forty years. As Johnny Rotten, he was the lead singer of the Sex Pistols, the world's most notorious band. The Pistols shot to fame in the...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Aug 2015

It's a Long Story: My Life

Willie Nelson

The definitive autobiography of Willie NelsonThis is the unvarnished, complete story of Willie Nelson's life, told in his distinct voice and leaving no moment or experience unturned, from Texas and Nashville to Hawaii and his legendar...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2015

Testimony

Robbie Robertson

On the 40th anniversary of The Band’s legendary The Last Waltz concert, Robbie Robertson finally tells his own spellbinding story of the band that changed music history, his extraordinary personal journey, and his creative friendshi...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2016
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