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18/11/2020

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Musical Memoirs

23/02/2016

“If music be the food of love, play on; Give me excess of it; that surfeiting; The appetite may sicken, & so die.” Methinks Bill Shakespeare was a music fan, no?  Given his affinity for the excess of it, one might find him listening to his iPod whilst reading one of a slew of new offerings of Musical Memoirs.  Practically every artist that you can imagine from Bobby Brown to George Benson to Buck65 to even The Boss!!!  Listen to the stories of the people behind the music, & browse a List of 54 Musical Memoirs, or Keyword Search ‘musician biography’ in our Catalogue for even more selections to give you excess of itPlay On!  Your Collection feedback always welcome.

Musical Memoirsby AENFLibrarian

Can't make money selling music anymore, so what's an aging rocker to do? Write a Memoir, of course.