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American Veda: From Emerson and the Beatles to Yoga and Meditation How Indian Spirituality Changed the West
In February 1968 the Beatles went to India for an extended stay with their new guru, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. It may have been the most momentous spiritual retreat since Jesus spent those forty days in the wilderness. With these words, Philip Goldberg begins his monumental work, American Veda , a fascinating look at India’s remarkable impact on Western culture. This eye-opening popular history shows how the ancient philosophy of Vedanta ...
Nankering with the Rolling Stones: The Untold Story of the Early Days
Chicago Review Press
James Phelge lived with Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones for over a year, from when they were just getting their start until their first taste of success at the top of the British charts. He slept in the same room with them and hung out with them constantly; the Stones even gave him writing credit on many of their early songs, though he had nothing to do with the music. Richards describes Phelge as the most ...
The Beatles Anthology
Chronicle Books Llc
The story of George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr
The Beatles Anthology
The international best-seller is now in paperback! From their years growing up in Liverpool through their ride to fame to their ultimate breakup, heres the inside story. Interwoven with The Beatles own memories are the recollections of such associates as road manager Neil Aspinall, producer George Martin, and spokesman Derek Taylor. The Beatles Anthology is a once-in-a-lifetime volume: warm, frank, funny, poignant, and bold-just like the music ...
Beatles Recording Sessions 1ST Edition
Legends, Icons & Rebels: Music That Changed the World
Exclusive insights from a celebrated musician and passionate industry insiders, two accompanying CDs of legendary tracks and beautiful packaging make for a book with broad appeal -- one that will captivate fans of Robbie Robertson and music lovers of all ages. Part memoir, part tribute, and all great storytelling ... Music industry veterans Robbie Robertson, Jim Guerinot, Jared Levine, and Sebastian Robertson invite young readers to share ...
The John Lennon Letters
Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
A lifetime of letters, collected for the first time, from the legendary musician and songwriter. John Lennon is one of the world's greatest-ever song writers, creator of 'Help!', 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds', 'Imagine' and dozens more. Now, his letters have been collected and published, illuminating as never before the intimate side of a private genius. Hunter Davies, author of the only authorised biography of The Beatles, has tracked down ...
The Beatles - All These Years
Little, Brown & Company
Premier Digital Publishing, 2013
Greg Kihn continues to pioneer the ROCK THRILLER GENRE with RUBBER SOUL, a murder mystery and an action packed ride through BEATLEMANIA, featuring THE BEATLES themselves. Dust Bin Bob runs a second hand shop at the Flea Market at Penny Lane. He has an extensive rep of American R&B singles that he gets from Merchant Marines returning from Baltimore and New York. The action starts when he befriends some blokes by the name of John, Paul, George ...
Price Guide for the Beatles American Records
498 Productions, LLC
This long-anticipated sixth edition of the Price Guide for the Beatles American Records by Perry Cox and Frank Daniels contains thousands of listings and value for all Beatles and solo releases on vinyl records, CDs and all tape formats, including reel-to-reel, 4-tracks, 8-tracks, Playtapes and cassettes. The book contains over 1,000 color images to aid collectors in determining what a legitimate relase looks like.
Into the Sky with Diamonds : The Beatles and the Race to the Moon in the Psychedelic '60s
" One small step for a man, one giant leap for music! The Beatles and the Race to the Moon were the DNA of the 1960’s: Two adventurous threads continuously intertwined from 1960 to 1970. Into the Sky is “a scholarly book masquerading as fast-moving historical fiction.” From “Flurry of Notes”: ""One of the best books I read last year was ""Into the Sky with Diamonds"" … [RG] has written a book that everyone with ...
Beatles Deeper Undercover
Collector's Guide Publishing, Inc.
Focusing exclusively on more than 1,000 musical endeavors shared between more than 300 artists, this updated continuation of the critically acclaimed Beatles Undercover contains new chapters, previously unpublished interviews, and exclusive firsthand information on the Fab Four from the artists who knew them best. An exhaustively researched, highly detailed discography of the Beatles’ musical contributions is also included, giving a ...
Our Uncle Sam: The Sam Cooke Story From His Family's Perspective
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Sam Cooke . His silky voice, dashing smile, and laundry list of hit records have managed to withstand the test of time. Now the extraordinary life of The Man Who Invented Soul Music is remembered by those who knew him best: Our Uncle Sam: The Sam Cooke Story From His Family's Perspective Available for the first time in print... Sam Cooke's great-nephew Erik Greene has compiled cherished memories and personal photos ...
All We Are Saying: The Last Major Interview with John Lennon and Yoko Ono
St. Martin's Griffin
Twenty years ago David Sheff climbed the back steps of the Dakota into the personal thoughts and dreams of John Lennon and Yoko Ono. From the kitchen to the studio and up those fateful Dakota steps, Sheff recorded 20 hours of tape, discussing everything from childhood to the Beatles. Sheff gives a rare and last glimpse of John and Yoko, one that seemed to look beyond the kitchen table to the future of the world with startling premonitions of ...
The Beetle Book
HMH Books for Young Readers
Beetles squeak and beetles glow. Beetles stink, beetles sprint, beetles walk on water. With legs, antennae, horns, beautiful shells, knobs, and other oddities—what’s not to like about beetles? The beetle world is vast: one out of every four living things on earth is a beetle. There are over 350,000 different species named so far and scientists suspect there may be as many as a million. From the goliath beetle that weighs one fourth of a ...
Editors of Rolling Stone
Simon & Schuster
Here, the editors of "Rolling Stone" magazine draw on their extensive archives to celebrate the life and career of one of the most talented, most respected and most admired musicians in rock 'n' roll. George Harrison's untimely death saddened millions of rock fans who fondly remember him as the Beatles' lead guitar player, and also recall his solo albums after the Fab Four's break-up. Always known as the 'quiet Beatle', Harrison's contributions ...
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into Music (Uncle John's Bathroom Readers)
Bathroom Readers' Institute
What do Franz Liszt, Louis Armstrong, Woody Guthrie, and Elvis Presley have in common? What’s the story on the birth of the banjo, the electric guitar, and the Stradivarius violin? Why did disco happen? Who are the punk princesses? These are just a few of the questions answered in this lively book. Filled with facts, trivia, and stories about the world’s musicians, instruments, songs, and more, this endlessly diverting "plunge" dips into the ...
The Beatles: 10 YEARS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD
The Beatles: 10 Years that Shook the World is an unrivalled day-by-day account of the band that changed the face of music, by the world's greatest rock writers and key personalities of the era. The book chronicles the private and public events that revolutionized the music world, led to Beatlemania, and culminated in the Beatles' dramatic split. The foreword is written by Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys.
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