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Musical Lives

Read one of these autobiographies by some of your favorite musicians.

Rumours of glory : a memoir by Bruce Cockburn

In this tough, tender memoir, singer-song writer Patti Smith transports readers to what seemed like halcyon days for art and artists in New York as she shares tales of the denizens of Max's Kansas City, the Hotel Chelsea, Scribner's, Brentano's, and Strand bookstores and her new life in Brooklyn with a young man named Robert Mapplethorpe--the man who changed her life with his love, friendship, and genius.

Bound for glory by Woody Guthrie
Decoded by Jay-Z
Late, late at night : a memoir by Rick Springfield
Delta lady : a memoir by Rita Coolidge
Paul McCartney : the life by Philip Norman
Chronicles by Bob Dylan