17 Music Memoirs to Put on Your Reading List ...

If you've ever wondered what it's really like to be a rock star, now's your chance: there are so many memoirs out there!

From the godmother of punk, Patti Smith, to the husband of Beyonce (and a musician in his own right) Jay-Z, every musician with his or her salt is telling all.

Here are some excellent music memoirs to add to your must-read list.

1. Rat Girl by Kristin Hersh

Rat Girl by Kristin Hersh

Price: $11.99 at amazon.com

Covering much more of her life than just her time in Throwing Muses, this book is really, really good.

Just Kids by Patti Smith