Spin Cycle’s reveals its picks for best new books of 2013

Here are the best music-related books of 2013 — in alphabetical order, of course — that we saved a place for on the Spin Cycle bookshelf this past year.

elvisAutobiography by Morrissey (Putnam Adult)

Elvis Died For Somebody’s Sins But Not Mine: A Lifetime’s Collected Writing by Mick Farren (Headpress) (read more here)

Facing the Other Way: The Story of 4AD by Martin Aston (The Friday Project)

Fairport by Fairport – by Nigel Schofield (Rocket 88) (read review here)

I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp: An Autobiographyby Richard Hell (Ecco)Reinventing-Metal-by-Neil-Daniels

I’m Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen by Sylvie Simmons (Ecco)

Reinventing Metal: The True Story of Pantera and the Tragically Short Life of Dimebag Darrell  – by Neil Daniels (Backbeat Books)

Shell Shocked: My Life with the Turtles, Flo and Eddie, and Frank Zappa, etc.by Howard Kaylan and Jeff Tamarkin (Backbeat Books)

58699108640298649a5749249d80780fThe Beatles: The BBC Archives: 1962-1970by Kevin Howlett (Harper Design)

To Heligoland and Beyond!: Punk Rock Tour Diaries Volume 4 – by TV Smith (Arima) (read more here)



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