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VOICI LES BEATLES: Cover story in the January, 1963 edition of "Top Realites Jeunesse.", Beatles
1 Beatles VOICI LES BEATLES: Cover story in the January, 1963 edition of "Top Realites Jeunesse."
Paris Regie Presse 1964 First Edition Original Wraps Good + 
The Beatles piece occupies three of the 66 pages in this issue and includes two photos of the four together as well as individual photos and brief, personal profiles of each. Other topics in this magazine for French youths include movie stars, sports, teen life, etc. 7.75" x 5.25" On January 15, 1964, the Beatles traveled to France and performed for three weeks at the Paris Olympia. On February 7th, they arrived at Kennedy Airport for their first appearance here (Ed Sullivan Show, February 9th), and Beatlemania took the US. 
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"TEEN BEAT,"  Issue No. 6,  March 1964, Beatles and others
2 Beatles and others "TEEN BEAT," Issue No. 6, March 1964
Heanor, Derbyshire Albert Hand 1964 First Edition Pictorial Paper Covers Very Good 
16pp; illus from photographs. This inaugural issue of the "new" Teen Beat includes an upbeat editorial by Albert Hand. 9.5" x 7" In addition to a centerspread photo of The Beatles, also in this issue are articles on and pictures of other groups of the day: Freddie and the Dreamers; Gerry and the Pacemakers; The Saints; The Innocents; The Outlaws; The Ronettes; The Shadows; The Dave Clark Five; The Fourmost. 
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BLUE SUEDE SHOES Words and Music by Carl Lee Perkins.  As Recorded by Carl Perkins on Sun Records., Blue...sheet music
3 Blue...sheet music BLUE SUEDE SHOES Words and Music by Carl Lee Perkins. As Recorded by Carl Perkins on Sun Records.
NY Hill and Range Songs & Hi Lo Music 1956 First Edition Pictorial Cover Very Good 
4pp, words and music, in part: "Well, it's one for the money, two for the show, three to get ready, now go, cat, go! But don't you step on my blue suede shoes...." 12" x 9" The cover has a large photo of Carl Perkins with his Les Paul Gold Top guitar. 
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THE WONDROUS WORLD OF SONNY & CHER, Bono, Salvatore and Cher
4 Bono, Salvatore and Cher THE WONDROUS WORLD OF SONNY & CHER
NY Scobe Enterprises 1965 First Edition Pictorial Stiff Wrappers Very Good 
14pp; biographical sketch, illus from photographs, expanded captions. Full-color photos on both covers. 13" x 10" Concert souvenir. 
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5 Bruce, Chris, editor CROSSROADS: The Experience Music Project Collection
NY Experience Music Project (2000). 2000 156466077x / 9781564660770 1st Edition Hardcover 
Color-pictorial binding and contents near fine condition. 11.75" x 11.75" 179pp Comprises myriad images along with essays by various authors on the evolution of electric guitars, alternative rock, etc. Illustrated by illus throughout, much color. First Edition. Binding is orig boards. 
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CALDONIA (WHAT MAKES YOUR BIG HEAD SO HARD?) By Fleecie Moore.  Recorded by Louis Jordan, Caldonia...sheet music
6 Caldonia...sheet music CALDONIA (WHAT MAKES YOUR BIG HEAD SO HARD?) By Fleecie Moore. Recorded by Louis Jordan
NY Edwin H. Morris 1945 First edition Pictorial Cover Very Good 
6pp, words and music, in part: "Walkin' with mah baby, she's got great big feet, She's long, lean and lanky, ain't had nothin' to eat .... Caldonia! Caldonia! What makes your big head so hard?..." 12" x 9" On the cover is a portrait of Louis Jordan who featured this song in the Monogram Picture, "Swing Parade." 
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[poster]   AN EVENING WITH CHICAGO: July 25th - Tower City Amphitheater in Cleveland, Rock City., Chicago.
7 Chicago. [poster] AN EVENING WITH CHICAGO: July 25th - Tower City Amphitheater in Cleveland, Rock City.
Cleveland, OH Tower City 2003 First Edition not bound Fine 
Silk-screened in gray and yellow on heavy white stock, numbered 16/50 and signed with a monogram by the artist (whom we have not identified). 17" x 11" Chicago, one of the first rock bands with a horn section, formed in their namesake city in 1967. 
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DICK CLARK--20 YEARS OF ROCK N' ROLL:  Double 33-1/3 rpm Album, Yearbook, and smaller record laid in. Collector's Edition., Clark, Dick
8 Clark, Dick DICK CLARK--20 YEARS OF ROCK N' ROLL: Double 33-1/3 rpm Album, Yearbook, and smaller record laid in. Collector's Edition.
s.l. Buddah Records 1973 First Edition Glossy Pictorial Cover Near Fine 
This Collector's Edition includes: the 24-page yearbook by Richard Robinson, illus throughout from photographs of the Bandstand crowd (11" x 8.5"); a small, 33-1/3rpm recording "Inside Stories with Dick Clark") with Clark's picture on the playing surface and text on the back; and two (2) 12" lp records, containing 30 original hits from the early days of rock 'n roll. The recordings from the 1950s and '60s were electronically reproduced for stereo. 
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ONLY THE LONELY:  Roy Orbison's Life and Legacy, Clayson, Alan
9 Clayson, Alan ONLY THE LONELY: Roy Orbison's Life and Legacy
NY St. Martin's Press 1989 0312039611 / 9780312039615 First US Edition Cloth-backed boards Good Very Good Jacket 
pp: (x), 257, index; 8pp illus from photographs. The first few leaves are slightly crinkled, else in very good condition. 9.5" x 6.25". 
Price: 10.00 USD
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SHAKE, RATTLE & ROLL  and  REELIN' & ROCKIN'  (two volumes): The Golden Age of American Rock 'n Roll, Volume I, 1952-1955 + Volume II, 1956-1959., Cotten, Lee
10 Cotten, Lee SHAKE, RATTLE & ROLL and REELIN' & ROCKIN' (two volumes): The Golden Age of American Rock 'n Roll, Volume I, 1952-1955 + Volume II, 1956-1959.
Ann Arbor Popular Culture Ink 1989, 1995 First Editions Boards Fine 
Two volumes. pp: xxxii, 355 + xviii, 506; indices and small photo-portraits in both volumes. 11.25" x 8.5" Hard to find as a set, especially in this pristine condition. These large, heavy books are the best single source of information on the early years of rhythm and blues evolving into rock 'n roll. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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11 Crockett, Jim and others PUTTING A BAND TOGETHER: By the editors of Guitar Player Magazine.
NY Guitar Player Books 1973 First Edition Original Wraps Fine 
31pp; occasional illus in text. Topics include: rehearsals, unions, equipment, sound systems, drummers, agents, publicity, recording, demo tapes, songwriters, etc. 11" x 8.5" 
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THE DAVE CLARK FIVE ON THE GO: Song Album with Guitar Diagrams., Dave Clark Five
12 Dave Clark Five THE DAVE CLARK FIVE ON THE GO: Song Album with Guitar Diagrams.
NY Keys Pops 1965 First Edition Pictorial Cover Good Jacket 
87pp; 16pp of movie stills from their film "Having A Wild Weekend." Contains words and music to 30 songs recorded by The Dave Clark Five, including: Any Way You Want It; Catch Us If You Can; Crying Over You; Everybody Knows; Having A Wild Weekend; I Like It Like That; and 24 more. Covers rubbed. 11" x 8.5" Includes: How to Play the Guitar Styles of the Dave Clark Five; The Dave Clark Story; The Dave Clark Five--Biographical; Special Lyric Section; and a 16-page Motion Picture Souvenir Photo Section. 
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SIGNED, PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPH OF BO DIDDLEY: Standing in plaid jacket and bow-tie, foot resting on his custom electric guitar. signed boldly in blue ink., Diddley, Bo [Elias Otha Bates, 1928-2008]
13 Diddley, Bo [Elias Otha Bates, 1928-2008] SIGNED, PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPH OF BO DIDDLEY: Standing in plaid jacket and bow-tie, foot resting on his custom electric guitar. signed boldly in blue ink.
Circa 1970 Original edition Fine 
Black-and-white studio photo, 10" x 8" Bo Diddley was an accomplished r&b guitarist and vocalist who segued into rock n roll. The rectangular guitar shown in this photo was his own technical innovation. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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BOB DYLAN [American concert programme], Dylan, Bob
14 Dylan, Bob BOB DYLAN [American concert programme]
Hollywood Kosh & Co. 1978 First Edition Pictorial Paper Covers Fine 
28pp; many illus from photographs, some in color. 14" x 11" This is the big, glossy programme that was sold at the American concerts in 1978. Most of the photographs, naturally, are of Dylan and of some of his album covers. The extensive text is by various individuals, interviewing Dylan and assessing his work at different stages of his career. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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PLANET WAVES: Bob Dylan (Guitar, Harmonica) with The Band..., Dylan, Bob
15 Dylan, Bob PLANET WAVES: Bob Dylan (Guitar, Harmonica) with The Band...
s.l. Ram's Horn Music (1973). 1973 1st Edition Soft cover 
Pictorial paper covers and contents in very good condition. 12" x 9" 73pp Contains lyrics, music, guitar chords and frames for 11 Dylan songs as recorded by Dylan and The Band. Includes: On A Night Like This; Tough Mama; Forever Young (two versions); Never Say Goodbye; and six more. Illustrated by drawing by Dylan on cover. First Edition. Binding is original wraps. 
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FOLK ROCK:  Top Recorded Hits, Dylan, Bob and others
16 Dylan, Bob and others FOLK ROCK: Top Recorded Hits
NY M. Witmark & Sons 1965 First Edition Pictorial wraps Very Good 
32pp. Contains words, music, guitar chords and frames for eight Dylan songs (All I Really Want to Do; Chimes of Freedom; If You Gotta Go, Go Now; It Ain't Me, Babe; Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues; Like A Rolling Stone; Mr. Tambourine Man; Positively 4th Street) as well as three others (Reno Nevada by Richard Farina; Ribbon of Darkness by Gordon Lightfoot; You Were on My Mind by Sylvia Fricker). All of these early folk-rock songs were written in 1964-1965. The piano arrangements are by Jerry Sears. 12" x 9". 
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DUANE EDDY'S "TWANGY SOUND" GUITAR FOLIO NO. 1: Ten Top Tunes - Guitar Solos (with words).  Arranged by Duane Eddy., Eddy, Duane
17 Eddy, Duane DUANE EDDY'S "TWANGY SOUND" GUITAR FOLIO NO. 1: Ten Top Tunes - Guitar Solos (with words). Arranged by Duane Eddy.
NY Shapiro, Bernstein 1960 First Edition Pictorial Paper Covers Good 
24pp. Contains two versions of 10 songs (original music with words & Duane Eddy's guitar arrangements), including: Down Home Rag; Empty Saddles; Royal Garden Blues; Sweet Sue--Just You; 'Way Down Yonder in New Orleans; and five more. Some wear along spine. 12" x 9" Eddy, who started playing guitar at age five in Corning, NY, was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1994. 
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18 Escott, Colin, editor ALL ROOTS LEAD TO ROCK: Legends of Early Rock `n' Roll. A Bear Family Reader
NY Schirmer Books 1999 0028648668 / 9780028648668 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
pp: xi, 257, index; full-page and text illus from photographs. Comprises 17 chapters by various authors, profiling musicians of many sorts, all of whom "contributed to rock `n' roll," including Julia Lee, Freddie Bell and the Bellboys, Clyde McPhatter, Tommy Sands, Conway Twitty, and others. The chapters of this book were originally liner notes for Bear Family Records, a German company founded in 1975. 10.25" x 7". 
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THE COMING SOUNDS:  Triangle Theatre Concert Season, 1966-1967., Fried, Franklin, producer
19 Fried, Franklin, producer THE COMING SOUNDS: Triangle Theatre Concert Season, 1966-1967.
Chicago Triangle Productions 1966 First Edition Pictorial Paper Covers Fine 
24pp; illus from photographs. 11" x 8.5" Lists all performers for the season, with small photos of some and a full-page photo of Paul Revere & the Raiders. Appearing were: Chad, Jeremy & Friends; The Mamas and The Papas; The Lovin' Spoonful; Herman's Hermits; The Four Seasons; Simon and Garfunkel; and many more. 
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MUSIC HOUND ROCK:  The Essential Album Guide-- Complete with cd in pocket., Graff, Gary and Daniel Durchholz, editors
20 Graff, Gary and Daniel Durchholz, editors MUSIC HOUND ROCK: The Essential Album Guide-- Complete with cd in pocket.
Detroit Visible Ink 1999 1578590612 / 9781578590612 Second printing Pictorial Paper Covers Fine 
pp: xxv, 1497, blanks for notes; text illus from photographs. 9.25" x 7.25" This thick book contains alphabetical entries for hundreds of rock musicians and groups, with photographs of many. In an unopened sleeve at the back is a Capitol Records rock sampler cd. 
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21 Graff, Gary and others MUSIC HOUND R & B: THE ESSENTIAL ALBUM GUIDE. Forewords by Huey Lewis and Kurtis Blow [with cd in sealed pocket]
Detroit Visible Ink 1998 1578590264 / 9781578590261 2nd printing Pictorial wraps Fine 
pp: xxv, 766; 100 illus from photographs. Comprises biographies and reviews of cd albums by more than 1,000 performers from rhythm & blues backgrounds. Includes classic soul, funk, doo-wop, hip-hop, reggae, Motown, Stax, Philly sound, gospel, etc., listing websites, radio stations, magazines, and record labels. This exhaustive treatment of the subject includes a cd with seven recorded tracks in a pocket at the back of the book. 9" x 7.5". 
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HAIR, THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE ROCK MUSICAL: Souvenir Book by Ed Gifford., HAIR.
22 HAIR. HAIR, THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE ROCK MUSICAL: Souvenir Book by Ed Gifford.
Natoma Productions 1969 First edition Original Wraps Very Good 
Book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado. Printed in psychedelic pink, green and yellow. 24pp; song lyrics and illustrations from photographs and drawings throughout; foldout front and back cover illustrations. 11" x 8.5" 
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23 HAIR. MICHAEL BUTLER PRESENTS HAIR, THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE ROCK MUSICAL: Book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado.
NY Natoma Productions 1969 First edition Pictorial Paper Covers Very Good 
24pp, printed in psychedelic red, green and yellow on coated stock. Song lyrics and illustrations from photographs and drawings throughout. Faint creases. 11" x 8.5" 
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BILL HALEY AND HIS COMETS - EUROPEAN TOUR 1957: Presented by Lew and Leslie Grade Ltd. by arrangement with the Rank Organisation., Haley, Bill
24 Haley, Bill BILL HALEY AND HIS COMETS - EUROPEAN TOUR 1957: Presented by Lew and Leslie Grade Ltd. by arrangement with the Rank Organisation.
Hastings, England Hastings Printing 1957 First Edition Pictorial Paper Covers Very Good 
20pp; illus throughout from b&w photographs. Includes: a message from "the fair-haired cat from Chester, Pa"; a tribute to Haley, "the man who put Rock 'n' Roll on the map"; scenes from the new Bill Haley film, "Don't Knock the Rock"; photos and biographical sketches of the musicians; and a centerspread programme and set lists for Vic Lewis & His Orchestra and Bill Haley & His Comets. 10.75" x 8.5" 
Price: 150.00 USD
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BILL HALEY AND HIS COMETS: Rhythm and Blues Combos for Small Dance Bands  [songbook]., Haley, Bill
25 Haley, Bill BILL HALEY AND HIS COMETS: Rhythm and Blues Combos for Small Dance Bands [songbook].
NY Chas. H. Hansen Music 1955 First Edition Original Wraps Very Good 
16pp. Contains music for Bb instruments to 12 songs as arranged and recorded by Bill Haley and His Comets, including: Dim, Dim The Lights; Crazy Man, Crazy; Thirteen Women; Rock-A-Beatin' Boogie; A-B-C Boogie; Happy Baby; and six more. 10.5" x 6.75" The back cover contains biographical sketches of each musician in the aggregation. 
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ROCK 'N ROLL WITH BILL HALEY AND HIS COMETS: Featured in the Columbia Picture "Rock Around the Clock"  [songbook]., Haley, Bill
26 Haley, Bill ROCK 'N ROLL WITH BILL HALEY AND HIS COMETS: Featured in the Columbia Picture "Rock Around the Clock" [songbook].
London Campbell Connelly 1955 First Edition Original Wraps Very Good 
20pp; 4pp illus from photographs. Contains words, music and symbols to six songs as performed in the movie: When The Saints Go Marching In; Shake, Rattle and Roll; Thirteen Women; Extra, Read All About It!; Ol' Man Mose; and R-O-C-K. 10.75" x 8.5" Solfege notations are printed above every note of music in this songbook. Solfege, or tonic solfa, is a way of notating music by using symbols to represent pitched sounds, and symbols to represent the movement (rhythm and metre) of the music. Solfege notations are rarely seen in a songbook. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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27 Henke, James LENNON LEGEND: An Illustrated Life of John Lennon.
San Francisco Chronicle Books 2003 0811835170 / 9780811835176 4th printing Pictorial Boards Fine 
pp: 63, (1). The heavily illustrated scrapbook format includes flaps, pockets, etc. Inside the cover is an unopened, 60-minute cd of John Lennon speaking about his life and art, and it includes a live recording of "Imagine." Bound in pictorial boards, with the original pictorial slipcase. 10.75" x 10" Features removable reproductions of handwritten lyrics, artwork, and rare memorabilia. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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THE WHO, Herman, Gary
28 Herman, Gary THE WHO
NY Macmillan 1971 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Faint dampmark at bottom. 159pp; illus from 60 photographs. Here's a contemporary account of the legendary rock group from its "Mod" roots, through the Monterey Pop Festival, to 1970. The appendix contains 1971 interviews with Roger Daltrey and John Entwhistle. Discography included. 8.5" x 5.75". 
Price: 65.00 USD
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BUDDY HOLLY AND THE CRICKETS:  HIT PARADE ALBUM., Holly, Buddy
29 Holly, Buddy BUDDY HOLLY AND THE CRICKETS: HIT PARADE ALBUM.
Sydney, Australia Southern Music 1957 First edition thus Original Wraps Fine 
27pp. Contains words and music to 10 songs recorded by this early rock and roll group. 11" x 8.5" Contents: Oh Boy!; Everyday; Peggy Sue; Maybe Baby; Listen To Me; Not Fade Away; Rock Me My Baby; That'll Be The Day; I'm Gonna Love You Too; I'm Lookin' For Someone To Love. The cover features a photograph of Buddy Holly & The Crickets. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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BUDDY HOLLY:  GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY SONGBOOK: Songs, Photos, Stories., Holly, Buddy
30 Holly, Buddy BUDDY HOLLY: GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY SONGBOOK: Songs, Photos, Stories.
s.l. MPL Communications 1986 0881885576 / 9780881885576 First Edition Pictorial Paper Covers Fine 
112pp; 42 illus from photographs. Contains pictures and commentary on Buddy Holly's life and music, along with words and music to 27 songs. 12" x 9" 
Price: 40.00 USD
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