books about: beatles
Beatles Gear, Revised Edition
Now in paperback and updated with new material and photos, this acclaimed book is the first to examine the guitars, basses, drums, keyboards, amplifiers - everything The Beatles used to become historyÃ•s greatest rock Ã•nÃ• roll band. It analyzes all the gear and how the trend-setting Beatles played it to sculpt an unforgettable range of sounds. Year by year, Beatles Gear examines in fine detail specific instruments, amplifiers, and ...
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 ...
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 a love for the ...
Price Guide for the Beatles American Records
Four Ninety-Eight Productions
The Sixth Edition of the Price Guide for the Beatles American Records is more than an update of the popular prior editions. It is an exciting new publication with thousands of new listings of Beatles records, CDs and all tape formats, including reel-to-reel, 4-track, 8-track, cassette and Playtapes, and over one thousand color images spread throughout the book. The guide adopts the numbering system used in Bruce Spizer's critically acclaimed ...
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 ...
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 ...
All We Are Saying: The Last Major Interview with John Lennon and Yoko Ono
St. Martin's Griffin, 2010
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 Beatles Anthology
Chronicle Books Llc
The story of George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr
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 ...
The Beatles: 365 Days
Photographs from the archives of Getty Images, London, by a wide variety of photographers, including Robert Whitaker The Beatles: 365 Days is a dazzling photographic survey-in 425 black-and-white and color images, most of which are rarely or never before seen-that follows the Beatles through the arc of their spectacular career from 1963 to 1970. Arranged chronologically, the photos trace the story of the band, from their emergence on the ...
The Art of Peter Max
Charles A. Riley II
Harry N. Abrams
Colourful and comic, Peter Max's art has been an integral part of contemporary American culture for more than three decades, beginning in the 1960s. His trademark posters have achieved international popularity. From being named Official Artist of the Grammy Awards for five successive years to painting a Continental Airlines 777 plane, Max's projects always garner enormous media attention. In this comprehensive Max retrospective, 350 colour ...
The Beatles on Apple Records
498 Productions, LLC
"The Beatles on Apple Records" tells the stories behind the entire Beatles catalog on Apple Records from "Hey Jude" and "The White Album" through "Anthology" and "Beatles 1." The book opens with John and Paul's visit to New York in May, 1968, to promote the Beatles home-grown business venture, Apple Corps. After covering the rise and fall and triumphant return of Apple, the book moves on to the Beatles records released by Apple in America, ...
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 ...
The Complete Beatles Recording Sessions: The Official Story of the Abbey Road Years 1962-1970
The Hamlyn Publishing Group
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.
Fab Four FAQ 2.0: The Beatles' Solo Years: 1970-1980 (Book) (Faq Series)
In the years following the 1960s, Beatle fans around the world were twice-stunned: in 1970, when their beloved group disbanded, and ten years later when the murder of John Lennon ended a decade of hope that somehow the Fab Four would reunite. Between those milestones were astounding highs and unfathomable lows. George Harrison's 1971 benefit for the suffering of Bangladesh showed the world the possibilities of rock's altruism, while Lennon asked ...
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: Recording Sessions: The Official Abbey Road Studio Session Notes, 1962-1970
Harmony Books: NY
One of the most important and successful rock 'n' roll books ever published is now available in paperback. This is the definitive guide to every recording session done by the Beatles at EMI's Abbey Road recording studio. 150 full-color, 100 duotone, and 100 black-and-white photographs.
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