Respect Yourself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosion - Robert Gordon

King of the Queen City - Jon Hartley Fox

Blind Faith: The Miraculous Journey of Lula Hardaway Stevie Wonder's Mother - Dennis Love and Stacy Brown

Rock On: The Illustrated Encyclodedia of Rock n' Roll - Norman N. Nite

Encyclopedia of Rhythm & Blues and Doo-Wop Vocal Groups - Mitch Rosalsky 2000

Pop Gordy Tells His Story: Movin' Up Library Binding – by Berry Gordy Sr.

Blind Faith: The Miraculous Journey of Lula Hardaway, Stevie Wonder's Mother -  by Dennis Love and Stacy Brown

The Guys Who Wrote'em: Songwriting Geniuses of Rock and Pop - Sean Egan

Rock, Roll & Remember Hardcover – by Dick Clark and Richard Robinson

Buddy Holly: A Biography by Ellis Amburn

Remembering Buddy: The Definitive Biography of Buddy Holly by J. Goldrosen and John Beecher

The Life and Times of Little Richard: The Quasar of Rock by Charles White

Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley by Peter Guralnick

Careless Love: The Unmaking of Elvis Presley by Peter Guralnick

Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story by Rick Bragg

Cash: The Autobiography by Johnny Cash

The Wander: Dion's Story - Dion Di Mucci and Davin Seay

The Blue Moon Boys - The Story of Elvis Presley's Band - Ken Burke and Dan Gilliam

Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul

The Seventh Stream: The Emergence of Rock and Roll - Phillip H. Ennis

Rockin Out - Reebe Garofalo

Save the Last Dance For Me: Thw Musical Legacy of the Drifters - Tony Allen with Faye Treadwell

Sam Philips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'N' Roll - Peter Guralnick

Signed, Sealed, and Delivered: The Soulful Journey of Stevie Wonder - Mark Ribowsky

The Temptations: Ain't To Proud To Beg - Mark Ribowsky

Hound Dog: The Leiber and Stoller Autobiography - Leiber and Stooller with David Ritz

Making Tracks: The Story of Atlantic Pecords - Charlie Gillette

Brother Ray - David Ritz

Ray Charles: Man and Music - Michael Lyndon

Chuck Berry - The Auto Biography -  Chuck Berry

Tearing Down The Wall of Sound: The Rise and Fall of Phil Spector - Mick Browm

That Old Time Rock & Roll - Aquila, Richard  Schirmer Books

Ritchie Valens: The 1st Latino Rocker
by Beverly Mendheim

Berry, Me, and Motown by Raynoma Gordy Singleton

To Be Loved : The Music, the Magic, the Memories of Motown by Gordy, Berry

Behind the Music: The Day the Music Died - Huxley & Skinner

The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock and Roll. 1992

Rockin' in Time: A Social History of Rock and Roll

The Pied Pipers of Rock 'N' Roll: Radio Deejays of the 50s and 60s by Wes Smith

Go Cat Go!: Rockabilly Music and Its Makers (Music in American Life) by Craig Morrison

Brown Eyed Handsome Man: The Life & Hard Times of Chuck Berry - Bruce Pegg

Chuck Berry: The Biography - John Collis

Don't Forget Me: The Eddie Cochran Story -  Mundy & Higham

You Send Me: The Life & Times of Sam Cooke - Crain, White, Tenenbaum & Wolff

Sound and Glory: The Incredible Story of Bill Haley, the Father of Rock and Roll and the Music That Shook the World - John W. Haley and John Von Hoelle

They All Sang On the Corner - Philip Groia

The Billboard Book of American Singing Groups - A History 1940-1990 - Jay Warner;

L.A. R&B Vocal Groups - 1945 - 1965 - Steve Propes & Galen Gart

What I Say: The Atlantic Records Story - Ahmet Ertegun

Motown: The Golden Years - Bill Dahl - 2001

Bill Wyman's Blues Odyssey: A Journey To Music's Heart & Soul - Bill Wyman and Richard Harris

Shake Rattle & Roll : The Golden Age of American Rock'N Roll : 1952-1955 - Lee Cotten

Reelin' and Rockin' : The Golden Age of American Rock 'N Roll 1956-1959 Lee Cotten 

Twist and Shout: The Golden Age of American Rock 'N' Roll 1960-1963 - Lee Cotten

"A History of Rock Music: The Rock & Roll Era" (1994 McGraw-Hill) Dr. Glenn Gass

Doo Wop : The Chicago Scene - Robert Pruter

Complete Book of Doo Wop - Gribbin and Schiff

Doo Wop: The Forgotten Third of Rock and Roll - Gribbin and Schiff

The Day the Music Died: The Last Tour of Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens - Larry Lehmer

Dick Clark's American Bandstand - Clark and Bronson

Dick Clark's American Bandstand: The Making of a Rock 'N" Roll Empire - John Jackson

Bandstand the Untold Story: The Years Before Dick Clark - Stanley J. Blitz

The Girl Groups: A Story of a Sound - Alan Betrock

Feel Like Going Home: Protraits in Blues and Rock "N" Roll - Peter Guralnick

Lost Highways: Journies and Arrivals of American Muscians - Peter Guralnick

Sweet Soul Music: Rhythm and Blues and the Dream of Southern Freedom - Peter Guralnick

Girl Groups: Fabulous Females That Rocked the World - John Clemente

Go Cat Go! Rockabilly and Its Makers - Craig Morrison

Golden Age of Rock Instrumentals - Steve Otfinofski

Good Rockin" Tonight: Sun Records and the Birth of Rock "N" Roll - Escott and Hawkins

Little Labels - Big Sounds: Little Labels and the Rise of American Music - McNutt and Kennedy

The Rockin' 50s: The People Behind the Music - Brock Helander

The Sound of the City: The Rise of Rock and Roll - Charlie Gillette

Spinning Blues Into Gold: The Chess Brothers and the Legendary Chess Records - Nadine Cohodas

We Wanta Boogie: An Illustrated History of the American Rockabilly Movement - Randy McNutt

The New Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock and Roll - Patricia Romanowski

Rockin' In Time: A Social History of Rock 'N' Roll - David P. Szatsmary

Unsung Heroes of Rock 'N' Roll: The Birth of Rock in the Wild Years Before Elvis - Nick Tosches 4/99

Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock and Roll - Anthony DeCurtis

Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow: Girl Groups from the 50s on - Charlotte Grieg

Dreamgirl: My Life As a Supreme - Mary Wilson

What Was the First Rock 'N' Roll Record - Jim Dawson and Steve Propes

Calling Out Around the World: A Motown Reader - Kingsley Abbott

Smokey- Inside My Life - Smokey Robinson and David Ritz.

Ike's Boys - The Everly Brothers Story - Phyls Karpp

To Be Loved - Berry Gordy

Ricky Nelson: Idol For A Generation - Joel Selvin

Teenage Idol: The Complete Boigraphy of Rick Nelson - Philip Bashe

Dark Star: The Roy Orbison Story - Ellis Amburn

The Wander: Dion's Story - Dion with David Seay

Ricky Nelson: Idol For a Generation by Joel Selvin