Blues, gospel, rap & soul

By Book Beat

By Book Beat

Blues, gospel, rap & soul




My Name Is Prince

Randee St Nicholas


Blues People

Leroi Jones


Black Music

Leroi Jones (Amiri Baraka)


By and By: Charles Albert Tindley, the Father of Gospel Music

Carole Boston Weatherford and Bryan Collier


Up Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson

Bruce Conforth and Gayle Dean Wardlow


Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters

Michael Mahin and Evan Turk


Captain Beefheart

Mike Barnes


The Autobiography of Gucci Mane

Neil Martinez-Belkin and Gucci Mane


Jackie Wilson: The Black King of Rock 'n Roll

Doug Saint Carter


Blues for Lady Day: The Story of Billie Holiday

Paolo Parisi





Jay-Z: Made in America

Michael Eric Dyson


Beastie Boys Book

Adam Horovitz and Michael Diamond


Motown: The Sound of Young America

Adam White and Barney Ales


Blues Poems


Tina Turner: That's My Life

Tina Turner