The following books are cited in Musicians & Addiction: Research and Recovery Stories


Amphlett, Chrissy with Larry Writer (2005,2009)

Pleasure and Pain,

Hachette Australia. 


Arthur, James (2017)

Back to the Boy,



Barnes, Jimmy (2017)

Working Class Man,



Bryant, Tom (2014)

The True Lives of My Chemical Romance,

Sidgwick & Jackson, Pan Macmillan. 


Buckley, David  (2009)

Elton: The Biography,

Chicago Review Press.


Burroughs, William S. (1953)

Junky: Confessions of an Unredeemed Drug Addict,

Ace Books, New York.


Carvello, Dorothy (2018)

Anything for a Hit: An A&R Woman’s Story of Surviving the Music Industry,

Chicago Review Press. 


Cash, Johnny (with Patrick Carr) (1997)

Cash: The Autobiography of Johnny Cash,



Collins, Phil (2016)

Not Dead Yet: The Memoir,

Three Rivers Press, New York.


Craic, Seamus (2005)

Pete Doherty: The Shambolic Libertine,

Artnik Books.


Cross, Charles R. (2005)

Room Full of Mirrors: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix,

Hachette Books.


Dannen, Fredric  (1990)

Hit Men: Power Brokers and Fast Money Inside the Music Business,

Times Books, Random House. 


Davis, Clive (2012)

‘Whitney’, The Soundtrack of My Life,

Simon & Schuster, pp. 308-341.


Davis, Stephen (2018)

Gold Dust Woman: The Biography of Stevie Nicks,

St Martin’s Griffin, New York.


De Rios, Marlene Dobkin & Oscar Janiger (2003)

LSD, Spirituality and the Creative Process,

Park Street Press.


Draper, Jason & Jim Driscoll (2012)

Only The Good Die Young,

Flame Tree Publishing.


Eliot, Marc (1998, 2005)

To The Limit: The Untold Story of The Eagles,

Da Capo Press.


Freud, James (2002)

I Am The Voice Left From Drinking,



Goodman, Fred (1997)

The Mansion on the Hill,

Times Books, Random House.


Greene, Don (2002)

Performance Success: Performing Your Best Under Pressure,



Hancock, Herbie (2014)


Penguin Books, New York.


Heath, Chris (2017)

Reveal: Robbie Williams,

Echo, Bonnier Publishing Australia.


Hebdige, Dick (1979)

Subculture: The Meaning of Style,

Methuen & Co. New Accents.


Hesmondhalgh, David & Sarah Baker (2011)

Creative Labour: Media work in three cultural industries,



Holiday, Billie (1956, 2018)

Lady Sings the Blues,

Penguin Random House UK.


Hynde, Chrissie (2015)


Ebury Press, Penguin Random House UK, London.


Kelly, Paul (2010, 2018)

How To Make Gravy,

Penguin Books.


Kiedis, Anthony with Larry Sloman  (2014, 2004) 

Scar Tissue,

Hachette Books, New York.


Krane, Vikki and Williams, Jean M. (2006)

‘Psychological characteristics of peak performance’, in J.M. Williams (ed.)

Applied Sport Psychology: Personal Growth to Peak Performance (pp. 207-227),

McGraw-Hill, New York.


Krech, Gregg (2002)

Naikan: Gratitude, Grace, and the Japanese Art of Self-Reflection,

Stone Bridge Press.


Krueger, Alan B. (2019)

Rockonomics: What the Music Industry Can Teach Us About Economics (and Our Future),

John Murray Publishers.


Largo, Michael (2008)

Genius and Heroin,



Lehmann, Andreas C., John A. Sloboda & Robert H. Woody (2007)

‘Managing performance anxiety’ in

Psychology for Musicians: Understanding and Acquiring the Skills,

Oxford University Press, pp.145-162.


Lester, Paul  (2009, 2013)

The Story of P!NK: Split Personality,

Omnibus Press.


Littlehales, Nick (2016)


Penguin Life.


McMillen, Andrew (2014)

Talking Smack: Honest Conversations About Drugs,

University of Queensland Press.


Moby (2019)

Then It Fell Apart,

Faber & Faber Ltd, London.


Morris, Keith with Jim Ruland (2016)

My Damage: The Story of a Punk Rock Survivor,

Da Capo Press, Hachette Book Group, New York.


Prato, Greg (2008)

A Devil on One Shoulder and an Angel on the Other: The Story of Shannon Hoon and Blind Melon,

Greg Prato.


Prato, Greg (2019)

Dark Black and Blue: The Soundgarden Story,

Greg Prato.


Rodgers, Nile (2011)

Le Freak,

Spiegel & Grau, New York.


Ross, Rick with Neil Martinez-Belkin (2019)

Hurricanes: A Memoir,

Hanover Square Press.


Saintilan, Paul & David Schreiber (2018)

‘Case Study 12.1 Artists and Addiction’,

Managing Organizations in the Creative Economy: Organizational Behaviour for the Cultural Sector,

Routledge, pp. 251-253.


Santora, Patricia B., Margaret L. Dowell & Jack E. Henningfield (eds.) (2010)

Addiction and Art,

The John Hopkins University Press.


Schumacher, Michael  (1995, 1998)

Crossroads: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton,

Warner Books.


Spencer, Frederick J. (2002)

Jazz and Death: Medical Profiles of Jazz Greats,

University Press of Mississippi.


Spunt, Barry (2014)

Heroin and Music in New York City,

Palgrave Macmillan.


Trynka, Paul (2011)

David Bowie: Starman,

Little, Brown and Company.


Turner, Steve (2016)

Beatles ’66: The Revolutionary Year,

Ecco, HarperCollins.


Tyler, Steven & David Dalton (2012)

Does the Noise in my Head Bother You?: A Rock ‘N’ Roll Memoir,

Ecco, HarperCollins Publishers.


Volkman, Kim (2017)

The Devil Won’t Take Charity,



Ward, Geoffrey & Ken Burns (2000)

Jazz: A History of America’s Music,

Alfred Knopf.


Welch, Brian (2007)

Save Me From Myself: How I Found God, Quit Korn, Kicked Drugs, and Lived to Tell My Story,



Wilson, Brian & Ben Greenman (2016)

I Am Brian Wilson: A Memoir,

Da Capo Press.


Yetnikoff, Walter (2009)

‘Walter Yetnikoff’ in Gary Stromberg & Jane Merrill’s

Second Chances: Top Executives Share Their Stories of Addiction and Recovery,

McGraw Hill, pp. 181-186.


Young, Neil (2012)

Waging Heavy Peace: A Hippie Dream,

Penguin Books.


Young, Valerie (2011)

The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from the Imposter Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It,

Crown Business, Random House Inc., New York.



Amy (2015)

Documentary on Amy Winehouse. Directed by Asif Kapadia and produced by James Gay-Rees, George Pank, and Paul Bell and co-produced by Krishwerkz Entertainment, On The Corner Films, Playmaker Films, and Universal Music, in association with Film4.  



Avicii: True Stories (2017)

Documentary on Avicii produced and directed by Levan Tsikurishvili.



Cracked Actor (1975)

David Bowie documentary, Alan Yentob, BBC



Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004)

distributed by IFC Films.



Metallica: This Monster Lives (2014)

- 26 min follow up documentary on Some Kind of Monster ten years later.



Rocketman (2019)

Directed by Dexter Fletcher, produced by Elton John, David Furnish, Matthew Vaughn, David Reid, Adam Bohling, distributed by Paramount Pictures



Sunset Boulevard (1950) Directed and co-written by Billy Wilder, produced and co-written by Charles Brackett. Stars William Holden and Gloria Swanson.



The Show Must Go On (2019)

Australian documentary written and directed by Ben Steel which examines mental health in the Australian entertainment industry. ABC, Film Art Media, Film Victoria, Screen Australia.



Round Midnight (1986)

starring Dexter Gordon who provides a portrait of a jazz saxophonist, captures the angst and alcoholism of American jazz. Directed by Bertrand Tavernier, music by Herbie Hancock.



Whitney: Can I Be Me (2017) Documentary on Whitney Houston. Directed by Nick Broomfield and Rudi Dolezal.  A Lafayette Films, Passion Pictures and Showtime Networks production.



27: Gone Too Soon (2018)

Documentary on ‘the 27 club’ directed by Simon Napier-Bell.


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