David Byrne - How Music Works (2012)
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The 50 Greatest Books Written About Music
7. David Byrne - How Music Works (2012)
One of rock's most intelligent characters produces a worthy, but readable tome on the nature of tuneage. The former Talking Heads frontman covers everything from the prehistory of music, through to how contracts are written, how to set up your own nightclub and how to use MIDI.There are some juicy biographical notes, too.