BookCon 2019 Spotlight: Blondie’s Debbie Harry Memoir ‘Face It’
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Debbie Harry‘s previously announced memoir, Face It, will be released in hardcover and for the Kindle on October 1, 2019 by Dey Street Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

At this year’s BookExpo and BookCon conventions, held May 29-June 2 at NYC’s Jacob Javits Convention Center, the publisher was promoting the Blondie singer’s upcoming autobiography with huge promo posters displayed, as well as free buttons for convention attendees.

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$5 MP3 Album Deal: Billboard #1s: The ’70s

A regular musical cornucopia of number one songs from the 1970s is available right now in MP3 format for only $5.00 on Amazon through the end of this month. Billboard #1s: The ’70s comprises 30 songs from one of the most colorful, controversial, loose, campy, and free decades in history.

The collection covers all bases and genres for the most part, and is an absolute trip down memory lane for most: “What A Fool Believes” by The Doobie Brothers, “You’re So Vain” by Carly Simon, “Let’s Get It On” by Marvin Gaye, “Good Times” by Chic, “Bad Girls” by Donna Summer, “Make it With You” by Bread, “If You Leave Me Now” by Chicago, “Without You” by Nilsson, “Let’s Stay Together” by Al Green. There’s 30 tracks in all – view the track listing here below. For a mere $5, it’s just pure pop confection, fun tracks that we all remember, regardless of our musical tastes. This collection remains essential for those who want to shake their groove things, get mellow, and relive a classic, original, and memorable era that we will never see the likes of again.

Browse all 100 albums on sale this month for only $5 each, as well as several albums on sale this week for only $2.99.

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$5 MP3 Album Deal: Blondie’s Greatest Hits

As part of Amazon’s monthly $5 MP3 album deals for March 2012, Blondie’s Greatest Hits is on sale for only $5.

Born from the first wave of New York City punk rock in the mid 1970s, Blondie went from playing CBGB’s to touring all around the world in a scant few years. They became a big part of the New Wave sound of the early 1980s, with memorable hit songs as “Call Me,” “Heart of Glass,” “The Tide is High,” and “Rapture.” This 19-song collection nicely includes those and other well known hits and not so well known nuggets.

Browse the main sale page to see the other 99 albums on sale for only $5 each in MP3 format through the end of March 2012.

Also, don’t forget, March Is Metal, so check out all the sales on all things metal!

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MP3 Album Deal: Blondie’s ‘Panic Of Girls’
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The MP3 album deal of the day over at Amazon today is Blondie‘s new album Panic Of Girls for only $3.99.

If you’d like a physical copy of Panic Of Girls, it’s also available on CD for only $8.99.

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$5 MP3 Album Deal: Van Halen ‘1984’, Best Of Yes, KISS, Blondie
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Amazon currently has some great albums on sale in MP3 format for only $5 each through the end of July. Here’s some of my suggestions from the 100 albums available in this sale.

Van Halen: 1984
The album, released in the year 1984, was the band’s final effort with charismatic frontman, singer David Lee Roth, and also spawned chart-topping hits “Jump,” “Panama,” and “Hot For Teacher.”

KISS: You Wanted The Best, You Got The Best!!
Best of album of KISS tunes from the original “make-up” line-up. Twelve songs, all good — “Rock And Roll All Nite,” “Shout It Out Loud,” “Beth,” “I Stole Your Love” — I could go on and just name all 12 songs basically. Also includes live version of “Take Me,” as well as a 17-minute audio interview with the band conducted by Jay Leno.

Yes: Highlights – The Very Best Of Yes
A collection of awesome songs by prog rock band Yes, including the insanely big hit “Owner Of A Lonely Heart,” which I always felt did not represent the sound and immense talent of this band. Instead, take a listen to “Starship Trooper,” “Roundabout,” “I’ve Seen All Good People,” “Wonderous Stories,” and “Long Distance Runaround” from this Best Of album. All masterpieces, I promise.

Blondie: Best Of Blondie
When I was around 8 years old, I taped a penny to one of those BMG order forms and picked Best Of Blondie as one of my four albums to get for only one cent. Til this day, this is one of my favorite best-of albums to listen to. This collection contains 12 songs from the band Blondie, fronted by Debbie Harry, and chances are, you know most of these tunes: “Call Me,” “Rapture,” “Heart Of Glass,” “Dreaming,” “The Tide Is High,” “One Way Or Another,” and a bunch more.

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