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A sweet-sounding quartet with an old soul in Mama Cass, and a secret weapon in Denny Doherty. By Craig Jenkins and Dee Lockett. Please Kill Me. Her memoir is wiry and fearless.
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Turns out: Rock stars can write! Guest writers noted below. Niven mixes his experiences in the UK industry during its final-days-of-Rome period with the satirical ultraviolence of American Psycho. His lead character eviscerates every talentless young band, and clueless exec, that comes his way, creating a story of brilliant savagery. Many books have chronicled the financial battles of The Beatles, both with their business associates and between themselves. Ever wonder why a song lingers long enough to feel like an integral part of your life? Levitin, both a record producer and a neuroscientist, studied the human brain and discovered how it breaks songs down into sound patterns, as well as how those patterns affect our emotions.