Paul McCartney: Many Years From Now

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Macmillan, Oct 15, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 654 pages
23 Reviews
During the past year Paul McCartney has been in the public's eye more than at any time since the peak of Beatlemania over thirty years ago. His fans have been treated to the best-selling Flaming Pie and Standing Stone albums, a full hour of Paul on "Oprah," and this thoughtful and comprehensive biography that brings us closer to the man than ever before. Based on hundreds of hours of exclusive interviews over a period of five years, and with complete access to Paul's own archives, Barry Miles has succeeded in letting Paul tell the story of his life as a Beatle in his own words. It includes Paul's recollection of the genesis of every song that he wrote with John Lennon and the fascinating details about their remarkable collaboration.
  

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User Review  - Diego Palomino - Goodreads

It's a great book, not just about The Beatles but about the creative process and how history shapes it and vice-versa. As a Beatles fan and as a songwriter myself it was fascinating to learn about how ... Read full review

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User Review  - Hugh - Goodreads

The Fabs as Paul wants us to know them and Paul as he wants us to know him. I found his recollections fascinating, especially when talking the songs, the chords they used, and so forth. Like all ... Read full review

Contents

Being Born in Liverpool Brings with It Certain Responsibilities
1
St Pauli and the Cavern
56
Up the Smoke
97
Beatles for Sale
144
Lennon McCartney
184
AvantGardeLondon
211
Making the Albums
268
Sergeant Pepper
293
Apple
431
The White Album
481
Let It Be
526
John
568
Afterword
597
Epilogue
618
Bibliography
621
Index
635

The Walrus Was Paul
349
The Maharishi
396

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About the author (1998)

Barry Miles (known as Miles) has known Paul McCartney since the 1960s. He is the author of biographies of Allen Ginsburg and William Burroughs, as well as the upcoming Jack Kerouac: King of the Beats. He lives in France.

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