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Abbey, Eric James. Garage rock and its roots: musical rebels and the drive for individuality. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2006. ix, 213 p. ISBN 0786425644. ISBN 9780786425648. LC 2006-014347.

Achard, Ken. The Peavey revolution: Hartley Peavey: the gear, the company, and the all-American success story. San Francisco, CA: Backbeat Books, 2005. viii, 184 p. ISBN 0879308494. LC 2005-013768.

Araujo, Nina, and Carol Aghayan. Easy songs for smooth transitions in the classroom. St. Paul, MN: Redleaf Press, 2006. xii, 110 p. + 1 CD. ISBN 1929610831. ISBN 9781929610839. LC 2005-028685.

Austern, Linda Phyllis, and Inna Naroditskaya, eds. Music of the sirens. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006. vii, 423 p. ISBN 025334736X (hbk.). ISBN 0253218462 (pbk.). ISBN 9780253347367. LC 2005-034293.

Avalon, Moses. Million dollar mistakes: steering your music career clear of lies, cons, catastrophes, and landmines. San Francisco, CA: Backbeat Books, 2005. xxiv, 248 p. ISBN 0879308273. ISBN 9780879308278. LC 2005-028836.

Barber, Nicola. Should I play the flute? Chicago, IL: Heinemann Library, 2007. 32 p. ISBN 1403481873. LC 2006-006672.

Learning musical instruments

Barber, Nicola. Should I play the piano? Chicago, IL: Heinemann Library, 2007. 32 p. ISBN 140348189X. LC 2006-006674.

Learning musical instruments

Barnhart, Scotty. The world of jazz trumpet: a comprehensive history & practical philosophy. Milwaukee, WI: Hal Leonard, 2005. xxx, 246 p. ISBN 0634095277. LC 2005-030170.

Baron, Carol, ed. Bach's changing world: voices in the community. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2006. xvi, 264 p. ISBN 1580461905. ISBN 9781580461900. LC 2006-002020.

Eastman studies in music, v. 37

Beal, Amy C. New music, new allies: American experimental music in West Germany from the zero hour to reunification. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006. xvi, 340 p. ISBN 0520247558. ISBN 9780520247550. LC 2005-023759.

California studies in twentieth-century music, 4

Beckett, Marta. To dance on sands: the life and art of Death Valley's Marta Beckett. Ed. by Ginger Mikkelsen. Las Vegas, NV: Stephens Press, 2006. 328 p. ISBN 193217334X. LC 2005-932561.

Beckman, Janette. Made in the UK: the music of attitude, 1977-1983. Photographs by Janette Beckman; foreword by Paul Smith; essays by Vivien Goldman and Paolo Hewitt. New York: PowerHouse Books, 2005. 1 v. (unpaged): chiefly ill. ISBN 1576872637. LC 2005-048733.

Bellman, Jonathan. A short guide to writing about music. 2d ed. New York: Pearson Longman, 2007. xiv, 193 p. ISBN 0321187911. LC 2005-058681.

The short guide series

Berio, Luciano. Remembering the future. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006. ix, 141 p. ISBN 0674021541. ISBN 9780674021549. LC 2005-056706.

The Charles Eliot Norton lectures

Bhagavatar, Soolamangalam Vaidyanatha. Cameos: a collection of writings on Karnatic musicians of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Translations by P. Sambamoorthy, R. Rangaramanuja Ayyangar, Padma Narayanan. Chennai: Sunadham: Copies available at Karnatic Music Book Centre, 2005. xx, 136 p., [16] p. of plates. LC 2005-387156.

Includes words in Tamil.

Biersdorfer, J. D. iPod & iTunes: the missing manual. Ed. by David Pogue. 4th ed. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly, 2006. xi, 314 p. ISBN 059652675X. LC 2006-282069.

Missing manual

Blecha, Peter. Rock & roll archaeologist: how I chased down Kurt's Stratocaster, the "Layla" guitar, and Janis's boa. Seattle, WA: Sasquatch Books, 2005. xiv, 207 p. ISBN 1570614431. LC 2005-049790.

Boertlein, John. Today in history: Elvis. Cincinnati, OH: Emmis Books, 2006. …