Top 10 Books Written By Musicians

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Recently, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Amy Winehouse[/lastfm]‘s father, Mitch Winehouse, announced that he would be writing a memoir dedicated to the life of Amy with proceeds going to the Amy Winehouse Foundation which helps children in need.

While she’s unfortunately not around to prove us right, we’ve always thought that Amy would have been a great author of both her life autobiography and fictional books. The lyrics to her songs are all rife with metaphor and heartbreaking story lines.

While the “musician autobiography” is not uncommon, we went searching for the more critically-acclaimed and profound works written by musicians with out list of the Top 10 Deep Reads Written By Musicians.

10. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Anthony Kiedis[/lastfm], Scar Tissue

scar tissue Top 10 Books Written By Musicians

Anthony Kiedis from [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Red Hot Chili Peppers[/lastfm]‘ 480-word tome to his life as a college drop-out, drug addict, and musician is frank and offers hope for those who are looking for inspiration to recover from the drugs part of the sex, drugs, and rock ‘n roll equation.

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