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The Beatles: The Biography
Back Bay Books
As soon as The Beatles became famous, the spin machine began to construct a myth--one that has continued to this day. But the truth is much more interesting, much more exciting, and much more moving. In this bestselling book, Bob Spitz has written the biography for which Beatles fans have long waited. 32 pages of b/w photos.
The Beatles Anthology
This extraordinary project has been made possible because Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr have agreed to tell their combined story especially for this book. Together with Yoko Ono Lennon, they have also made available the full transcripts (including all the outtakes) of the television and video series The Beatles Anthology. Through painstaking compilation of sources worldwide, John Lennon's words are equally represented in this ...
A celebration America’s ongoing love affair with the Beatles, four longhaired, oddly dressed chaps who appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show on Sunday evening, February 9, 1964 with half of America watching from their living rooms. Editor Ben Nussbaum traces the beginnings of this first internationally famous boy band, revealing how all four stars aligned to create the sonic sensation that changed the course of music history. Within just two ...
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 the ...
The Beatles: The BBC Archives: 1962-1970
A carefully curated collection of the surviving transcripts of the Beatles’ appearances on BBC Radio and Television from 1962 to 1970, featuring commentary from author and Beatles expert Kevin Howlett and rare photographs and memorabilia from the BBC. The year 2013 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the release of The Beatles’ first album, Please, Please Me . To celebrate this event with material that has never been in print or has not ...
The Beatles and their Revolutionary Bass Player
Larry Czerwonka Company, LLC
How the hell did four guys, from a city on the Northwest Coast of England, come to rule the world? I can not imagine what life would have been like without them. Can you? How would the current economic state or all of the sorrows of the world compare to going through life never hearing “She Loves You” or “A Day in the Life”? Instead, we were able to live vicariously through a story that would make a great novel (if someone ever chose ...
The Beatles Lyrics: The Unseen Story Behind Their Music
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Never before has anyone attempted to track down and publish the original versions of the classic songs, many of which have never yet been published. These documents have ended up in the hands of collectors and friends of the Beatles, scattered across the world at museums and universities. Hunter Davies knew and worked with the Beatles during their heyday, and wrote their first and only authorized biography. In this collection, he has tracked ...
The Beatles and Me On Tour
Cockney Kid Publishing
In the summer of 1964, the Beatles took America by storm and changed rock ’n’ roll forever. In this first-ever chronicling of that revolutionary tour from the inside, author Ivor Davis serves up the stories behind the stories as only an insider can. In the rowdy and riotous recollections of The Beatles and Me On Tour , Ivor Davis, then a reporter for the London Daily Express , shares his unrestricted access to the Liverpool lads as a ...
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 ...
Fifty Years with the Beatles
Welcome Rain Publishers
The complete history of the photogenic Beatles is here told and illustrated with contemporaneous newspaper and magazine articles, memorabilia (from the collection of Peter Nash), and 750 classic, rare and unseen photographs drawn from the Associated Newspaper Archive.
The Beatles Through Headphones: The Quirks, Peccadilloes, Nuances and Sonic Delights of the Greatest Popular ...
Mcfarland & Co Inc Pub
Most Beatles fans have probably spent most of their time listening to the iconic group's music over a stereo system with external speakers. While the music sounds wonderful this way, this method of listening does not deliver the full sonic picture of what the Beatles created. To have a full appreciation of their artistry and innovation, one must listen carefully to the Beatles catalog over high-quality headphones. Based on hundreds of listening ...
The Beatles: Please Please Me - The Album Guide
Imagine having the history of The Beatles recording career in the palm of your hand! Dinosaur Album Guides take you through the story of the creation of each Beatles album one by one. Starting with ‘Please, Please Me; The Album Guide’, Dinosaur Album Guides deliver the details you want to know in a style which is objective, interactive, engaging, educational and above all, fun. With its lyrical themes of teen angst, insecurity, euphoric ...
The Beatles At Shea Stadium: The Story Behind Their Greatest Concert
North Shore Publishing
The Beatles' performance at New York's Shea Stadium on August 15, 1965 is one of the most exciting and important concert events in the history of popular music. Produced by Sid Bernstein and introduced on stage by television legend Ed Sullivan, John, Paul, George and Ringo played, sang, sweated and laughed for a record crowd of 55,600 fans. It was the height of Beatlemania and launched the modern era of outdoor stadium shows. "The Beatles At ...
The Beatles Best: Easy Piano
HAL LEONARD CORPORATION
(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.
Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Mick Manning and Brita Granström tell the story of the Beatles in the vivid and exciting style that has become the hallmark of their books. This illustrated story covers John Lennon’s Liverpool childhood with Auntie Mimi and his school band the Quarrymen, the friendship between Paul McCartney and George Harrison and their entry into the band, renaming the band the Beatles, the arrival of Brian Epstein as manager, the tour to Hamburg, record ...
The Complete Beatles Recording Sessions: The Official Story of the Abbey Road Years 1962-1970
After years out of print, a new edition of this hotly sought-after classic is available again! Mark Lewisohn's definitive guide covers every recording session done by the Beatles at EMI's famed Abbey Road recording studio. It includes the number of takes for each song; who contributed what; previously unpublished studio documents and interviews with many of the key recording personnel; and facsimile reproductions of Abbey Road recording sheets, ...
The Lost Beatles Photographs: The Bob Bonis Archive, 1964-1966
Larry Marion’s The Lost Beatles Photographs is a milestone for rock and roll collecting: the largest trove of never-before-seen rock photographs ever uncovered reveals the Fab Four on their earliest American tours during the 1960s. Selected from a cache of intimate, behind-the-scenes snapshots taken by Bob Bonis—the US tour manager for the boys from Liverpool as well as the Rolling Stones and other British Invasion bands— The Lost ...
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.
The Beatles Collected
2013 is the fiftieth anniversary of the Beatles' major arrival in America. This book is the first serious book about Beatles collectibles. Beautifully photographed and designed, it includes a range of Beatles merchandise from guitars, plastic models, clothes, wigs, bubblegum cards, and even Beatles mothballs.
Beatles Gear: All the Fab Four's Instruments from Stage to Studio (Book)
(Book). The official technical reference book for Beatles Rock Band, written by the official consultant to the game for technical specifications! This landmark book details exactly which guitars, drums, amplifiers and keyboards The Beatles used at the key points of their relatively brief but entirely revolutionary career from the formation of the Quarry Men in the 1950s to the dissolution of the Beatles in 1970. It provides a fascinating fresh ...
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