books about: beatles
Tune In: The Beatles: All These Years
Tune In is the first volume of All These Years— a highly-anticipated, groundbreaking biographical trilogy by the world's leading Beatles historian. Mark Lewisohn uses his unprecedented archival access and hundreds of new interviews to construct the full story of the lives and work of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. Ten years in the making, Tune In takes the Beatles from before their childhoods through the ...
Wild Tales: A Rock & Roll Life
From Graham Nash—the legendary musician and founding member of the iconic bands Crosby, Stills & Nash and The Hollies—comes a candid and riveting autobiography that belongs on the reading list of every classic rock fan. Graham Nash's songs defined a generation and helped shape the history of rock and roll—he’s written over 200 songs, including such classic hits as "Carrie Anne," “On A Carousel,” "Simple Man," "Our House," ...
Outliers: The Story of Success
Back Bay Books
In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different? His answer is that we pay too much attention to what successful people are like, and too little attention to where they are from: that is, their culture, their family, their generation, and the ...
The Tales of Beedle the Bard, Standard Edition (Harry Potter)
J. K. Rowling
Children's High Level Group
From J. K. Rowling, a new addition to the bookshelves of every Harry Potter fan: THE TALES OF BEEDLE THE BARD THE TALES OF BEEDLE THE BARD, a Wizarding classic, first came to Muggle readers' attention in the book known as HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS. Now, thanks to Hermione Granger's new translation from the ancient runes, we present this stunning edition with an introduction, notes, and illustrations by J. K. Rowling, and extensive ...
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
"An American classic" ( Newsweek ) that defined a generation. “An astonishing book” ( The New York Times Book Review ) and an unflinching portrait of Ken Kesey, his Merry Pranksters, and the 1960s.
The Beatles Best: Easy Piano
(Easy Piano Personality). Easy arrangements of 120 Beatles hits. A truly remarkable collection including: All My Loving * And I Love Her * Come Together * Eleanor Rigby * Get Back * Help! * Hey Jude * I Want to Hold Your Hand * Let It Be * Michelle * many, many more.
This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession
Daniel J. Levitin
What can music teach us about the brain? What can the brain teach us about music? And what can both teach us about ourselves? In this groundbreaking union of art and science, rocker-turned-neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin ( The World in Six Songs and The Organized Mind ) explores the connection between music - its performance, its composition, how we listen to it, why we enjoy it - and the human brain. Drawing on the latest research ...
The Beatles Complete Chord Songbook
(Guitar Chord Songbook). This great collection features all 194 songs written and sung by The Beatles, specially transcribed here for strumming guitarists, from the actual recordings, in the original keys. Each song includes chord symbols, guitar chord boxes and complete lyrics. Also features a helpful playing guide and a full discography.
Who Were the Beatles? (Who Was...?)
Grosset & Dunlap
Almost everyone can sing along with the Beatles, but how many young readers know their whole story? Geoff Edgers, a Boston Globe reporter and hard-core Beatles fan, brings the Fab Four to life in this Who Was...? book. Readers will learn about their Liverpudlian childhoods, their first forays into rock music, what Beatlemania was like, and why they broke up. It's all here in an easy-to-read narrative with plenty of black-and-white ...
Always On Sunday: An Inside View of Ed Sullivan, the Beatles, Elvis, Sinatra & Ed's Other Guests
The Beatles, Ed Sullivan and the Author Ed first learns I have written a book when I hand him a finished manuscript. Naively, I imagine he'll be flattered, but when he reads it, he blows his stack and stops speaking to me. He's furious. I am revealing more about him, more backstage gossip and more details about the inner workings of the show than he wants made public. Fortunately for me and for Always On Sunday, Ed simmers down eventually ...
A Song For Joey
Elizabeth Audrey Mills, 2013
When your father has deserted you, and your mother died giving birth to you, when you are homeless, drugged and beaten, and someone is out to kill you, you may find that the best person to have beside you is the ghost of the boy you loved like a brother. 'A Song For Joey' is an emotional, nostalgic saga of love and hate, played against the background of Britain as it emerges from World War Two. Meet Paolo and Rita, reluctant parents, and ...
All The Songs: The Story Behind Every Beatles Release
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Every album and every song ever released by the Beatles—from "Please Please Me" (U.S. 1963) to "The Long and Winding Road" (U.S. 1970)—is dissected, discussed, and analyzed by two music historians in this lively and fully illustrated work. All the Songs delves deep into the history and origins of the Beatles and their music. This first-of-its-kind book draws upon decades of research, as music historians Margotin and Guesdon recount ...
Come sing and dance around in an octupus’s garden in the shade! The classic Beatles song comes to life with colorful illustrations from bestselling illustrator Ben Cort and a CD with a new music recording and audio reading from stellar musician Ringo Starr. I’d like to be under the sea In an octopus’s garden in the shade He’d let us in, knows where we’ve been In his octopus’s garden in the shade Who wouldn’t like to ...
The Beatles in America: The 50th Anniversary
Smithsonian Books, 2013
The Beatles in America is a limited edition special e-short presented by the Smithsonian and the Grammy Museum. It’s hard to believe that the Beatles first came to America 50 years ago. Their influence cannot be understated- music, fashion, design, film, production, politics, and then some. The Beatles gave an outsized American by-product, rock’n’roll, a different look and sound while simultaneously providing a soundtrack to a ...
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 ...
Harry Potter Schoolbooks: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them / Quidditch Through the Ages
Arthur A. Levine Books
When first released to Muggles in March 2001, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Quidditch Through the Ages further enlightened Harry Potter fans about the dangers and delights of the wizarding world. Now these two charming works of non-fiction are available in hardcover -- in a special keepsake slipcase edition!
The Mirror (Northwest Passage 5)
John A. Heldt, 2014
On September 11, 2020, Ginny and Katie Smith celebrate their nineteenth birthday at a country fair near Seattle. Ignoring the warnings of a fortune-teller, they enter a house of mirrors and exit in May 1964. Armed with the knowledge they need to return to their time, they try to make the most of what they believe will be a four-month vacation. But their sixties adventure becomes complicated when they meet a revered great-grandmother and fall in ...
The Beatles: Six Days that Changed the World. February 1964
Astonishing, richly spontaneous, and almost entirely unpublished images of the Beatles’ historic first trip to the United States, as chronicled by an award-winning photographer given unique access to their tour. Published to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the Beatles’ first visit to the United States, this rare and mostly unseen collection of photographs marks the beginning of the British Invasion. In February 1964, photographer ...
Selections from Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: Guitar Classics Volume 2: Classic ...
Sixty-seven of the best songs of the rock era, all chosen from Rolling Stone® magazine's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time issue. The songbook covers 67 classic songs spanning the classic rock era to the modern rock era all arranged to include all important guitar parts and yet remain easily playable. Songs Include: Alison * Another Brick in the Wall Part 2 * Back in Black * Bad Moon Rising * Beat It * Billie Jean * Bitter Sweet Symphony * ...
Tollesbury Time Forever (FRUGALITY: Book 1)
"To my mind, and I'm a pretty tough critic, he's the best writer of his generation. Bar none." Cally Phillips (Director of the Edinburgh eBook Festival) Winner of the 2012 IBB Best Overall Book Award Winner of the 2012 IBB Best Psychological Fiction Award Winner of the 2013 eFestival of Words Best Literary Fiction Novel Award The first book in the award winning FRUGALITY Trilogy. When Beatles-obsessed alcoholic, Simon Anthony, ...
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