The Beatles As Musicians: The Quarry Men through Rubber Soul
The Beatles as Musicians: The Quarry Men through Rubber Soul is a comprehensive, chronologically-ordered study of every aspect of the group's musical life--composition, performance, recording and reception histories--from its beginnings in 1956 through 1965. Richly authoritative interpretations from every available reliable musical document are interwoven through a documentary study of many thousands of audio, video, print, and multimedia sources. The text will enable general readers and musicians as well as educated music theorists to learn new levels of beauty in the music of the Beatles.
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Review: The Beatles as Musicians: The Quarry Men Through Rubber SoulUser Review - Giff Zimmerman - Goodreads
This is perhaps my favorite book, of any kind, all-time. Each paragraph - sometimes each sentence - contains insightful information about a particular song (or phrase or chord or chord sequence or ... Read full review
Review: The Beatles as Musicians: The Quarry Men Through Rubber SoulUser Review - Joel Ungar - Goodreads
This was fascinating, even if I didn't understand half of it. I've long known that musically the Beatles did things differently, from their own ideas and from synthesizing what they learned from the ... Read full review