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The TOP 100:

 1.) Johann Sebastian Bach: The Learned Musicians & The Essays on his Life and Music  by Christoph Wolff

 2.)  Rhythm of Success by Emilio Estefan

3.)  Revolution in the Head: The Beatles' Records and the Sixties by Ian MacDonald

4.)  The Rest is Noise by Alex Ross
5.)The Beatles Anthology  by the members of the band, The Beatles, John, Paul, George, & Ringo

6.)  My Music, My Life  by Ravi Shankar
7.)  Anthology: Eric Clapton Story
8.)  Music: A very short introduction by Nicholas Cook
9.)  The Unanswered question: Six talks by Harvard by Leonard Bernstein

10.) This is your brain on Music by Daniel Levitin

11.)  Crazy from The Heat  by David Lee Roth

12.)  Roots of the Classical by Peter Van der Merwe
 Roots of the Classical identifies and traces to their source the patterns that make Western classical music unique, setting out the fundamental laws of melody and harmony, and sketching the development of tonality between the fifteenth and eighteenth centuries. The author then focuses on the years 1770-1910, treating the Western music of this period - folk, popular, and classical - as a single, organically developing, interconnected unit in which the popular idiom was constantly feeding into 'serious' music, showing how the same patterns underlay music of all kinds.

13.)  The Origins of Popular Style by Peter Van der Merwe
Analyzing popular music from a musical, rather than a sociological or political viewpoint, this book examines the nineteenth-century split between classical and popular music and surveys all styles of Western popular music to uncover the musical language uniting them.
14.)  The Triumph of Music: Composers, Musicians, & their Audience by Tim Blanning
15.)  Beethoven: The Universal Composer  by Edmund Morris
16.)  Laurel Canyon: The Inside Story of Rock and Roll's Legendary Neighborhood by Michael Walker
17.)  The Muse and the Fashion: being a defense of the foundations of the art of Music  by Nikolai Medtne
18.)  No One gets out of here alive  by Danny Sugarman
19.)  Everything you Ever Wanted to Know About Classical Music...But were afraid to ask by Darren Henley & Sam Jackson

 20.)  High Fidelity  by Nick Hornby

21.)  Bound for Glory by Woody Guthrie

22.)  Clapton by Eric Clapton
  I, me, mine  by George Harrison
24.)  Many years from now  by Paul McCartney
25.)  John   by Cynthia Lennon
26.)  Cash  by Johnny Cash
27.)  U2 by u2  by Neil McCormick
28.)  Amadeus  by Peter Shaffer

29.)  Crosby Stills and Nash: The Biography  by Dave Zimmer
0.)  A change is gonna come: Music Race & The Soul of America  by Craig Werner

 31.)  Mozart  by Maynard Solomon
  Dire Straits  by Michael Oldfield
 33.) Japrocksampler: How the Post-War Japanese Blew Their Minds on Rock 'n' Roll  by Julian Cope

34.)  Napalm & Sillyputty  by George Carlin
35.)  Lies And the Lying Liars who tell them  by Al Franken
36.)  SeinLanguage  by Jerry Seinfeld
37.)  Time Flies by Bill Cosby
38.)  Don't touch me  by Howie Mandel
39.)  No Respect  by Rodney Danegrfield
40.)  Smirnoff for the Soul  by Yakov Smirnoff
41.)  Dirty Jokes and Beer  by Drew Carey
42.)  An unseemly Man  by Larry Flynt
43.)  How Paul Robeson saved my Life  by Carl Reiner
44.)  Brother's McMullin & She's The One  by Edward Burns
45.)  Raising Arizona by Joel and Ethan Cohen
46.)  Chords that Ukulele Players Really Want to Know  by Barry Maz
47.)  Captain Corelli's Mandolin  by Louis de Bernieres
48.)  Brain Droppings  by George Carlin
49.)  Hold em Texas  by Dennis Purdy
50.)  Sport in Society:  Issues and Controversies   by Jay J. Coakley
51.)  You cannot be Serious  by John McEnroe
52.)  The Last Season  by Phil Jackson
53.)  Season on a Brink  by Bobby M. Knight
54.)  Going Down with Janis  by Dan Knapp
55.)  Into thin Air  by John Krakauer
56.)  The Proof of Heaven  by John Taylor
57.)  Leads and Conclusions  by Marshall J. Cook
58.)  The Joy of Work & The Dilbert Principle  by Sam Adams
59.)  Every Son  by Douglas Pagels
60.)  The Power of Purpose  by Peter S. Temes
61.)  How to lead small groups  by Neal F. McBride
62.)  Oneness with all Life  by Eckhart Tolle
63.)  Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus  by John Gray
64.)  Overcoming Life's Disappointments & When bad things happen to good people  by Harold S. Kushner
65.)  Top Shape  by Joyce L. Verdal
66.)  The Last Amateurs  by  John Feinstein
67.)  The I Factor  by Paul Weinberg & Deepak Chopra
68.)  Beyond Belief  by Jenna Miscavige Hill
69.)  The I CHONG   by Tommy Chong

Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape
70.)  Jimi Hendrix: The Man, the magic, the truth  by Sharon Lawerence
71.) Hotel California:The True Life Adventures of Crosby, Stills, Nash, Young, Mitchell, Tayor, Browne, Geffen,& friends by Barney Hoskyns
72.)  Broken Music  by Sting
73.)  Lennon  by Ray Coleman
74.)  Riders on the Storm: My Life with Jim Morrison & The Doors  by John Densmore
75.)  Wonderful Tonight: George Harrison, Eric Clapton, and Me  by Pattie Boyd
76.)  The Pink Floyd Odyssey  by Nicholas Schaffner
77.)  Neil and Me  by Scott Young
78.)  The Commitments by Roddy Doyle
79.)  Get in the Van: On the road with Black Flag  by Henry Rollins
80.)  Malory Towers  by Enid Blyton
81.)  Dream Brother: The Lives & Music of Jeff and Tim Buckley  by David Browne
82.)  Love Saves The Day: A History of American Dance Culture (1970-1979)   by Tim Lawrence
83.)  Fire and Rain  by David Browne
84.)  Cry to Heaven by Anne Rice
85.)  The Song of Lark  by Willa Cather
86.)  Ragtime by E.L Doctorow
87.)  Age of Dreams by Marie Symeou
88.)  Love is a Mixed Tape  by Rob Sheffield
89.)  Closer to the Edge: The Story of YES  by Chris Welch
90.)  Tubby, The Tuba 
91.)  Paddinton the Bear  by Michael Bond & John Lobban
92.)  The Pied Piper of Hamelin  by Robert Browning
93.)  The Spanish Bow  by Andromeda Romano Lax
94.)  Jazz  by Toni Morrison
95.)  The Richard Farina Dulcimer Book  by Neil Hellman
96.)  The Advanced Genius Theory: Are They Out of Their Minds or Ahead of Their Time  by Jason Hartley
97.)  Six-Figure Musician-How to Sell More Music,Get more People to your Shows,&Make More Money in the Business  by David Hooper
98.)  A simple Habana Melody  by Oscar Hijuelos
99.)   The Piano by Jane Campion
100.)  P.S  I Love you very, very Much!!!  by Howard Strum

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