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South Park FAQ: All That's Left to Know About The Who, What, Where, When and #%$ of America's Favorite Mountain Town
The Room: The Definitive Guide
Modern Sci-Fi Films FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Time-Travel, Alien, Robot, and Out-of-This-World Movies Since 1970
Riff Notes: Acoustic Guitar Basics
The Art of Gothic: Music + Fashion + Alt Culture
The Playbill Broadway Yearbook: June 2013 to May 2014 - Tenth Annual Edition
Visions of Music Sheet: Music in the Twentieth Century
Prog Rock FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Rock's Most Progressive Music
Leonard Cohen - Everybody Knows
The Fender� Archives - A Scrapbook of Artifacts, Treasures, and Inside Information
Power Tools for Synthesizer Programming - The Ultimate Reference for Sound Design: Second Edition
How I Did It: Establishing a Playwriting Career
Quentin Tarantino FAQ: Everything Left to Know About the Original Reservoir Dog
Soccer FAQ - All That's Left to Know About the Clubs, the Players, and the Rivalries
The Sound of Music FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Maria, the von Trapps, and Our Favorite Things
Brian May's Red Special: The Story of the Home-made Guitar that Rocked Queen and the World
AC/DC FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the World's True Rock 'n' Roll Band
108 Rock Star Guitars
Guitar Player: The Inside Story of the First Two Decades of the Most Successful Guitar Magazine Ever
The Gretsch Electric Guitar Book: 60 Years of White Falcons, 6120s, Jets, Gents, and More
The Eagles FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Classic Rock's Superstars
The Complete Guide to Connecting Audio, Video, and MIDI Equipment: Get the Most Out of Your Digital, Analog, and Electronic Music Setups
Mainly on Directing - Gypsy, West Side Story, and Other Musicals
Zen and the Art of Recording
Best Contemporary Monologues for Women 18-35
In Character: Opera Portraiture
Robert Plant: The Voice That Sailed the Zeppelin
The Pensado Papers: The Rise of Visionary Online Television Sensation, Pensado's Place
Producing Music with Pro Tools 11 (Quick Pro Guides)
Alan Parsons' Art & Science of Sound Recording: The Book
The Wizard of Oz FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Life, According to Oz

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