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The top 50 Music audiobooks on Libro.fm based on sales from our 1,200+ partner bookstore locations.

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#1: Me and Sister Bobbie

True Tales of the Family Band
By Willie Nelson, Bobbie Nelson & David Ritz
Narrated by Willie Nelson & Bobbie Nelson /  6 hours 55 minutes

The untold story of Willie Nelson and his sister, Bobbie, who, over the course of their lives together, supported each other through personal tragedies and triumphs and forged an unbreakable bond through their shared love of music
 
Abandoned by their parents as toddlers, Willie and Bobbie Nelson found their love of music almost immediately... Read more »

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#2: Split Tooth

By Tanya Tagaq
Narrated by Tanya Tagaq /  5 hours 30 minutes

Split Tooth

“Tanya Tagaq is a musical artist in more ways than one. As a world-renowned Inuit throat singer, she has already stunned the world with her powerful songs and lyrics, but now in her first memoir, an explosive combination of narrative, poetry, myth, truth, and ferocity, she weaves the story of a young girl who comes of age in a small Arctic town, bound by boredom and violence, natural wonder and the spirit world. Life is a beautiful and terrifying thing, and Split Tooth contains all of it.”

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#3: More Myself

A Journey
By Alicia Keys
Narrated by Alicia Keys, Swizz Beats, Terri Augelo, America Ferrera, Bono, Clive Davis, Craig Cook, DJ Walton, Jay-Z, Krucial, Leigh Blake, Michelle Obama & Oprah Winfrey /  9 hours 55 minutes

**An AudioFile Earphones Award-winning production**

This program is read by Alicia Keys, with special guest appearances by family and friends, including Oprah Winfrey, Jay-Z, and Michelle Obama.

An intimate, revealing look at one artist’s journey from self-censorship to full expression


As one of the most celebrated musicians in the world, Alicia... Read more »

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#4: Wagnerism

Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music
By Alex Ross
Narrated by Alex Ross /  28 hours 20 minutes

This program is read by the author, and includes excerpts from Richard Wagner's musical compositions throughout.

Alex Ross, renowned New Yorker music critic and author of the international bestseller and Pulitzer Prize finalist The Rest Is Noise, reveals how Richard Wagner became the proving ground for modern art and politics—an aesthetic war...
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#5: Hamilton

The Revolution
By Lin-Manuel Miranda & Jeremy McCarter
Narrated by Lin-Manuel Miranda & Mariska Hargitay /  6 hours 2 minutes

A backstage pass to the groundbreaking, hit musical Hamilton, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Eleven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, including the award-winning libretto, behind-the-scenes photos and interviews, and exclusive footnotes from composer-lyricist-star Lin-Manuel Miranda, now streaming on Disney+ with the original... Read more »

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#6: Beastie Boys Book

By Michael Diamond & Adam Horovitz
Narrated by Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz & Various /  12 hours 40 minutes

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A panoramic experience that tells the story of Beastie Boys, a book as unique as the band itself—by band members ADROCK and Mike D, with contributions from Amy Poehler, Colson Whitehead, Wes Anderson, Luc Sante, and more.
 
The inspiration for the Spike Jonze “live documentary” Beastie Boys Story, coming soon to IMAX... Read more »

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#7: The Rest Is Noise

Listening to the Twentieth Century
By Alex Ross
Narrated by Grover Gardner /  23 hours 7 minutes

The scandal over modern music has not died down. While modern paintings by Picasso and Pollock sell for a hundred million or more, shocking musical works from Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring onward still send ripples of unease through audiences; yet the influence of modern sound can be felt everywhere. Alex Ross, music critic for the New Yorker,... Read more »

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#8: More Fun in the New World

The Unmaking and Legacy of L.A. Punk
By John Doe & Tom Desavia
Narrated by John Doe, Tom Desavia & Various /  12 hours 35 minutes

Sequel to Grammy-nominated bestseller Under the Big Black Sun, continuing the up-close and personal account of the L.A. punk scene
 
Picking up where Under the Big Black Sun left off, More Fun in the New World explores the years 1982 to 1987, covering the dizzying pinnacle of L.A.'s punk rock movement as its stars took to the national -- and... Read more »

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#9: Wild Thing

The Short, Spellbinding Life of Jimi Hendrix
By Philip Norman
Narrated by Ako Mitchell /  14 hours 19 minutes

A shattering new biography of rock musics most outrageousand tragicgenius. Over fifty years after his death, Jimi Hendrix (19421970) is celebrated as the greatest rock guitarist of all time. But before he was setting guitars and the world aflame, James Marshall Hendrix was a shy kid in Seattle, plucking at a broken ukulele and in fear of a... Read more »

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#10: Along Comes the Association

Beyond Folk Rock and Three-Piece Suits
By Russ Giguere, Ashley Wren Collins & David Geffen
Narrated by Peter Berkrot /  11 hours

Along Comes the Association is the story of how Russ Giguere and his fellow band members in the legendary and influential pop group The Association came together to create unparalleled music, unique to the time and place, and never again to be repeated. Yes, there were drugs, and there were women, such as the lovely Linda Ronstadt and Helen... Read more »

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#11: Me

Elton John Official Autobiography
By Elton John
Narrated by Elton John & Taron Egerton /  11 hours 47 minutes

Me

“This is highly entertaining, and Taron Egerton's narration is spot on. Libro.fm is the way to go on this one.”

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#12: On Bowie

By Rob Sheffield
Narrated by Tristan Morris /  4 hours 47 minutes

From the New York Times bestselling author of Love Is a Mix Tape, a thoughtful and loving meditation on the life of the late David Bowie that explores his creative legacy and the enduring and mutual connection he enjoyed with his fans

Innovative. Pioneering. Brave. Until his death in January 2016, David Bowie created art that not only pushed... Read more »

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#13: The Art of Asking

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help
By Amanda Palmer & Brené Brown
Narrated by Amanda Palmer /  11 hours 27 minutes

The Art of Asking

“What could an indie punk rock cabaret star (The Dresden Dolls), married to one of the world’s most celebrated fantasy writers (Neil Gaiman), teach the average person about asking for and accepting help? A lot, apparently! Personal stories turn into advice, vignettes turn into examples, revelations turn into promises; and before too long, The Art of Asking becomes a well-crafted roadmap for living your truth, advocating from the heart for what you need, and trusting in your community – your friends, your fans, and your family – to help provide it.”

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#14: Year of the Monkey

By Patti Smith
Narrated by Patti Smith /  3 hours 48 minutes

Year of the Monkey

“I’m convinced that Patti Smith is the reincarnation of some spiritual mystic. Someone like Joan of Arc or Hildegard von Bingen. At this point I am committed to only listening to her audiobooks because her words are even more powerful in her own dreamy cadence. I sound like a school girl mooning over her first loved celebrity but, I can’t say it’s that different for me. I’ve lived and read enough to know that Patti Smith will forever be a literary icon for me and if you disagree, I maintain that you either haven’t read her yet OR you are wrong (insert tongue sticking out emoji). Anyway. I always struggle to review Patti’s books because her dream-like writing style is hard for me to appropriately express. In Year of the Monkey, Patti struggles with two incredible losses of lifelong friends, she struggles with the odd world we all find ourselves living in now, she struggles with dreams. Her prose (as it always seems to, but more so in this book) jumps quickly and fluidly from heady esoteric musings to a fluorescent glimpse into reality. A fever dream of images, are they real or a part of her beautiful mind. Patti is obsessed with a beach covered in candy wrappers, why isn’t this in the news? An out of place conversation with strangers about Robert Bolano. A dreamy vision of discussing Ayers Rock with Sam Shepherd, and the stark reality of his declining health. If you are unfamiliar with Patti Smith and/or her books, I encourage you wholeheartedly to pick one of them up, get lost in her incredible mind and musings. If not for the sake of understanding this bumbling mess of a review, for yourself so that you too can be drunk on her words and lost for your own. ”

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#15: Do What You Want

The Story of Bad Religion
By Bad Religion & Jim Ruland
Narrated by Rob Shapiro /  10 hours 24 minutes

From their beginnings as teenagers experimenting in a San Fernando Valley garage dubbed "The Hell Hole" to headlining major music festivals around the world, Do What You Wanttells the whole story of Bad Religion's 40-year career in irreverent style.

Do What You Want: The Story of Bad Religion reveals the ups and downs of the band's forty-year... Read more »

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#16: Angels in America

A Gay Fantasia on National Themes
By Tony Kushner, Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, Susan Brown, Denise Gough, Beth Malone, James McArdle, Lee Pace, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Bobby Cannavale & Edie Falco
Narrated by Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, Susan Brown, Denise Gough, Beth Malone, James McArdle, Lee Pace, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Bobby Cannavale & Edie Falco /  6 hours 52 minutes

Presenting an original audiobook performance of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, starring the cast of the National Theatre's 2018 Broadway revival.

In this production, adapted especially for the listening experience, Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, and the entire cast recreate their acclaimed performances from the 2018 Tony Award-winning National... Read more »

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#17: Dolly Parton, Songteller

My Life in Lyrics
By Dolly Parton
Narrated by Dolly Parton / 

Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics is a landmark celebration of the remarkable life and career of a country music and pop culture legend. As told by Dolly Parton in her own inimitable words, explore the songs that have defined her journey. Illustrated throughout with previously unpublished images from Dolly Parton's personal and... Read more »

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Publication date: November 17, 2020

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#18: Born to Run

By Bruce Springsteen
Narrated by Bruce Springsteen /  18 hours 12 minutes

The revelatory and wildly bestselling memoir by legendary rock star Bruce Springsteen: “Glorious…a philosophically rich ramble through a rock ’n roll life…It’s the lyric he was born to write” (USA TODAY, 4 out of 4 stars).

Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life. The result is... Read more »

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#19: Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl

A Memoir
By Carrie Brownstein
Narrated by Carrie Brownstein /  7 hours 4 minutes

Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl

“For music lovers, for fans of Sleater-Kinney or Portlandia, or for anyone who loves a great memoir. Brownstein dives into childhood, rebellion, dating, touring, and much more. She has a way of getting to the raw, hidden truth of each of these, exposing her heart to the reader in a way that will expose some of your own hidden truths. Also, there's music samples!”

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#20: Home Work

A Memoir of My Hollywood Years
By Julie Andrews & Emma Walton Hamilton
Narrated by Julie Andrews /  13 hours 23 minutes

In this New York Times bestselling follow-up to her critically acclaimed memoir, Home, Julie Andrews reflects on her astonishing career, including such classics as Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, and Victor/Victoria.

In Home, the number one New York Times international bestseller, Julie Andrews recounted her difficult childhood and her... Read more »

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#21: Meet Me in the Bathroom

Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011
By Lizzy Goodman
Narrated by Charlie Thurston & Nicol Zanzarella /  19 hours 41 minutes

Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR and GQ

Joining the ranks of the classics Please Kill Me, Our Band Could Be Your Life, and Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, an intriguing oral history of the post-9/11 decline of the old-guard music industry and rebirth of the New York rock scene, led by a group of iconoclastic rock bands.

In the second half of the... Read more »

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#22: Niche

A Memoir in Pastiche
By Momus
Narrated by Matthew Lloyd Davies /  12 hours 34 minutes

Nick Currie, otherwise known as Momus—named for the ancient Greek god of mockery, and described by the Guardian as "the David Bowie of the art-pop underground"—has recorded more than thirty albums, published half a dozen works of speculative fiction, and written articles for the New York Times, Wired, Artforum, Frieze, and the Wire. An unknown... Read more »

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#23: She Come By It Natural

Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs
By Sarah Smarsh
Narrated by Sarah Smarsh / 

The National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author of Heartland focuses her laser-sharp insights on a working-class icon and one of the most unifying figures in American culture: Dolly Parton.

Growing up amid Kansas wheat fields and airplane factories, Sarah Smarsh witnessed firsthand the particular vulnerabilities—and... Read more »

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Publication date: October 13, 2020

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#24: Our Band Could Be Your Life

Scenes from the American Indie Underground, 1981-1991
By Michael Azerrad
Narrated by Michael Azerrad, Dave Longstreth, Jeff Tweedy, Jonathan Franzen, Laura Jane Grace, Colin Meloy, Jon Wurster, Merrill Garbus, Fred Armisen, Corey Taylor, Sharon Van Etten, Phil Elverum & Stephin Merritt /  21 hours 6 minutes

Our Band Could Be Your Life

“This is my absolute favorite music book - in-depth looks at indie rock bands all across the country during the late 1970s and 1980s showcasing the diversity of music on the margins throughout that decade. Punk aggression, twee affectations, jangly power pop, and college radio bands are all linked in their rejection of the mainstream (at least until they signed to major labels).”

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#25: The Autobiography of Gucci Mane

By Gucci Mane & Neil Martinez-Belkin
Narrated by Guy Lockard /  6 hours 29 minutes

The New York Times bestselling memoir from the legendary Gucci Mane spares no detail in this “cautionary tale that ends in triumph” (GQ).

For the first time Gucci Mane tells his extraordinary story in his own words. It is “as wild, unpredictable, and fascinating as the man himself” (Complex).

The platinum-selling recording artist began writing... Read more »

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#26: Musicophilia

Tales of Music and the Brain
By Oliver Sacks
Narrated by John Lee /  11 hours 5 minutes

Music can move us to the heights or depths of emotion. It can persuade us to buy something, or remind us of our first date. It can lift us out of depression when nothing else can. It can get us dancing to its beat. But the power of music goes much, much further. Indeed, music occupies more areas of our brain than language does–humans are a... Read more »

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#27: Remain in Love

Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club, Tina
By Chris Frantz
Narrated by Chris Frantz /  15 hours 26 minutes

Two iconic bands. An unforgettable life.

**This program is read by Chris Frantz**

One of the most dynamic groups of the ‘70s and ‘80s, Talking Heads, founded by drummer Chris Frantz, his girlfriend Tina Weymouth, and lead singer David Byrne, burst onto the music scene, playing at CBGBs, touring Europe with the Ramones, and creating hits like... Read more »

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#28: Acid for the Children

A Memoir
By Flea & Patti Smith
Narrated by Flea /  9 hours 3 minutes

With "virtuosic vulnerability" (The Atlantic), the iconic bassist and Red Hot Chili peppers co-founder pens a love letter to a youth spent wild in Los Angeles in his raw and riveting coming-of-age memoir.
In Acid for the Children, Flea takes readers on a deeply personal and revealing tour of his formative years, spanning from Australia to the... Read more »

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#29: All I Ever Wanted

A Rock 'n' Roll Memoir
By Kathy Valentine
Narrated by Kathy Valentine /  9 hours 37 minutes

At twenty-one, Kathy Valentine was at the Whisky in Los Angeles when she met a guitarist from a fledgling band called the Go-Go's-and the band needed a bassist. The Go-Go's became the first multi-platinum-selling, all-female band to play instruments themselves, write their own songs, and have a number one album. Their debut, Beauty and the Beat,... Read more »

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#30: Zen Guitar

By Philip Toshio Sudo
Narrated by Fred Sanders /  3 hours 40 minutes

Unleash the song of your soul with Zen Guitar, a contemplative handbook that draws on ancient Eastern wisdom and applies it to music and performance.

Each of us carries a song inside us, the song that makes us human. Zen Guitar provides the key to unlocking this song—a series of life lessons presented through the metaphor of music.

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#31: Original Gangstas

The Untold Story of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur, and the Birth of West Coast Rap
By Ben Westhoff
Narrated by J. D. Jackson /  15 hours 17 minutes

"Raw, authoritative, and unflinching ... An elaborately detailed, darkly surprising, definitive history of the LA gangsta rap era." -- Kirkus, starred review

A monumental, revealing narrative history about the legendary group of artists at the forefront of West Coast hip-hop: Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, and Tupac Shakur.

Amid rising... Read more »

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#32: Mozart's Starling

By Lyanda Lynn Haupt
Narrated by Linda Henning /  7 hours 16 minutes

Mozart's Starling

“A quirky book that I completely loved! Not a bird person, nor a big Mozart fan but the details were so incredible and startling! Loved the back and forth between Mozart's history and the author's.”

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#33: Sing Backwards and Weep

A Memoir
By Mark Lanegan
Narrated by Mark Lanegan /  11 hours 56 minutes

*INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER*

A gritty, gripping memoir by the singer Mark Lanegan (Screaming Trees, Queens of the Stone Age, Soulsavers), chronicling his years as a singer and drug addict in Seattle in the '80s and '90s


"Mark Lanegan-primitive, brutal, and apocalyptic. What's not to love?"


-Nick Cave, author of The Sick Bag Song and... Read more »

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#34: Songs of America

Patriotism, Protest, and the Music That Made a Nation
By Jon Meacham & Tim McGraw
Narrated by Jon Meacham & Tim McGraw /  7 hours 40 minutes

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A celebration of American history through the music that helped to shape a nation, by Pulitzer Prize winner Jon Meacham and music superstar Tim McGraw

“Jon Meacham and Tim McGraw form an irresistible duo—connecting us to music as an unsung force in our nation's history.”—Doris Kearns Goodwin

Through all the years of... Read more »

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#35: Go Ahead in the Rain

Notes to A Tribe Called Quest
By Hanif Abdurraqib
Narrated by Ron Butler /  6 hours 17 minutes

Go Ahead in the Rain

“This monument to A Tribe Called Quest is constructed with the perfect combination of history, memoir, and sentiment. Go Ahead in the Rain is an accurate, honest documentation of the band, their music, and the time. Abdurraqib describes one particular lyrical style as ‘the words bleeding into each other until the language itself becomes an instrument.’ These words could also be said of his book. Brilliantly entertaining, informative, and self-reflective. This is essential reading.”

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#36: A Song for You

My Life with Whitney Houston
By Robyn Crawford
Narrated by Robyn Crawford /  10 hours 24 minutes

The New York Times Bestseller!

After decades of silence, Robyn Crawford, close friend, collaborator, and confidante of Whitney Houston, shares her story.

Whitney Houston is as big a superstar as the music business has ever known. She exploded on the scene in 1985 with her debut album and spent the next two decades dominating the charts and... Read more »

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#37: Horror Stories

A Memoir
By Liz Phair
Narrated by Liz Phair /  9 hours 17 minutes

The two-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter behind the groundbreaking album Exile in Guyville traces her life and career in a genre-bending memoir in stories about the pivotal moments that haunt her.

When Liz Phair shook things up with her musical debut, Exile in Guyville—making her as much a cultural figure as a feminist pioneer and rock... Read more »

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#38: Let's Go (So We Can Get Back)

A Memoir of Recording and Discording with Wilco, Etc.
By Jeff Tweedy
Narrated by Jeff Tweedy /  8 hours 12 minutes

The singer, guitarist, and songwriter, best known for his work with Wilco, opens up about his past, his songs, the music, and the people that have inspired him.

Few bands have inspired as much devotion as the Chicago rock band Wilco, and it's thanks, in large part, to the band's singer, songwriter, and guiding light: Jeff Tweedy. But while his... Read more »

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#39: Music

A Subversive History
By Ted Gioia
Narrated by Jamie Renell /  17 hours 55 minutes

"A dauntingly ambitious, obsessively researched" (Los Angeles Times) global history of music that reveals how songs have shifted societies and sparked revolutions

Histories of music overwhelmingly suppress stories of the outsiders and rebels who created musical revolutions and instead celebrate the mainstream assimilators who borrowed... Read more »

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#40: A Dream About Lightning Bugs

A Life of Music and Cheap Lessons
By Ben Folds
Narrated by Ben Folds /  8 hours 33 minutes

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the genre-defying icon Ben Folds comes a memoir that is as nuanced, witty, and relatable as his cult-classic songs.

“A Dream About Lightning Bugs reads like its author: intelligent, curious, unapologetically punk, and funny as hell.”—Sara Bareilles

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR AND PASTE

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#41: Girl in a Band

A Memoir
By Kim Gordon
Narrated by Kim Gordon /  7 hours 13 minutes

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Kim Gordon, founding member of Sonic Youth, fashion icon, and role model for a generation of women, now tells her story—a memoir of life as an artist, of music, marriage, motherhood, independence, and as one of the first women of rock and roll, written with the lyricism and haunting beauty of Patti Smith's Just... Read more »

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#42: Boys in the Trees

A Memoir
By Carly Simon
Narrated by Carly Simon /  13 hours 25 minutes

Simon's memoir reveals her remarkable life, beginning with her storied childhood as the third daughter of Richard L. Simon, the co-founder of publishing giant Simon & Schuster, her musical debut as half of The Simon Sisters performing folk songs with her sister Lucy in Greenwich Village, to a meteoric solo career that would result in 13 top... Read more »

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#43: Odetta

A Life in Music and Protest
By Ian Zack
Narrated by Rosa Howard /  9 hours 28 minutes

The first in-depth biography of the legendary singer and “Voice of the Civil Rights Movement,” who combatted racism and prejudice through her music.

Odetta channeled her anger and despair into some of the most powerful folk music the world has ever heard. Through her lyrics and iconic persona, Odetta made lasting political, social, and cultural... Read more »

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#44: The Heroin Diaries: Ten Year Anniversary Edition

A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star
By Nikki Sixx
Narrated by Nikki Sixx, Sophie Kargman & Ross Marquand /  11 hours 11 minutes

In honor of the ten-year anniversary of The Heroin Diaries, Nikki Sixx’s definitive and bestselling memoir on drug addiction is reissued with exclusive new content. This shocking, gripping, and at times darkly hilarious memoir explores Nikki’s yearlong war with a vicious heroin addiction. Now more than ever, with opioid addiction ravaging our... Read more »

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#45: Sympathy for the Drummer

Why Charlie Watts Matters
By Mike Edison
Narrated by Mike Edison /  4 hours 54 minutes

Sympathy for the Drummer: Why Charlie Watts Matters is both a gonzo rush—capturing the bristling energy of the Rolling Stones and the times in which they lived—and a wide-eyed reflection on why the Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band in the World needed the world's greatest rock 'n' roll drummer. Across five decades, Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts... Read more »

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#46: The Music Lesson

A Spiritual Search for Growth Through Music
By Victor L. Wooten
Narrated by Victor L. Wooten /  7 hours 25 minutes

"Boy, do I have a lot to learn!" Anyone who's ever picked up a musical instrument of any kind—from the first caveman banging rocks to that little kid at the guitar shop—has though that. I know I did. I'd been trying for years to break in to the music scene, to show everyone my chops, to make my mark. And I was good. But I wasn't great. I knew... Read more »

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#47: Twilight of the Gods

A Journey to the End of Classic Rock
By Steven Hyden
Narrated by Patrick Lawlor /  10 hours 56 minutes

The author of the critically acclaimed Your Favorite Band is Killing Me offers an eye-opening and frank assessment of the state of classic rock, assessing its past and future, the impact it has had, and what it’s loss would mean to an industry, a culture, and a way of life.

Since the late 1960s, a legendary cadre of artists—including the Rolling... Read more »

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#48: Party of One

A Memoir in 21 Songs
By Dave Holmes
Narrated by Dave Holmes /  6 hours 19 minutes

From former MTV VJ Dave Holmes, the hilarious memoir of a perpetual outsider fumbling towards self-acceptance, with the music of the '80s, '90s, and today as his soundtrack
 
Dave Holmes has spent his life on the periphery, nose pressed hopefully against the glass, wanting just one thing: to get inside. Growing up, he was the artsy son in the... Read more »

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#49: Last Train to Memphis

The Rise of Elvis Presley
By Peter Guralnick
Narrated by Kevin Stillwell /  22 hours 32 minutes

Written with grace, humor, and affection, Last Train to Memphis has been hailed as the definitive biography of Elvis Presley. It is the first to set aside the myths and focus on Elvis' humanity in a way that has yet to be duplicated.
A New York Times Notable Book Winner of the Ralph J. Gleason Music Book Award
"Elvis steps from the pages.... Read more »

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#50: A Little Devil in America

Notes in Praise of Black Performance
By Hanif Abdurraqib

From breakout writer and peerless new voice Hanif Abdurraqib, the New York Times bestselling author of Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to A Tribe Called Quest, comes a personal and introspective examination of black performance in America, in which race, history, culture, and entertainment collide. Read more »

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Publication date: March 30, 2021

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