Beatlesongs (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Sep 29, 2009 - Music - 448 pages
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A complete and fascinating chronicle of Beatles music and history, Beatlesongs details the growth, evolution, and dissolution of the most influential group of out time.

Drawing together information from sources that include interviews, insider accounts, magazines, and news wire services, this is a complete profile of every Beatles song ever written -- from recording details such as who played which instruments and sang what harmonies to how each song fared on the charts and how other musicians and critics felt about it. Chronologically arranged by U.K. release date, Beatlesongs nails down dates, places, participants, and other intriguing facts in a truly remarkable portrait of the Liverpudlian legends.

Behind each song is a story -- like Paul's criticism of George's guitar playing during the Rubber Soul sessions, John's acid trip during the Sgt. Pepper's session, and the selection process for the Revolver album cover. And carefully examined along the way are the Beatles' evolving musical talents, their stormy private lives, and their successful -- and unsuccessful -- collaborations.

Beatlesongs is truly an inside look at the Fab Four and a treasure for all their fans.
  

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User Review  - Chris Dean - Goodreads

Have had this book for some time. Great reference material. Compilation of many interviews detailing the origin and history of the Beatle catalog. Read full review

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User Review  - Carla Jean - Goodreads

I've got this on loan from Clint Wells, one of the biggest Beatles fans I know. I'm not reading straight through, but I am read ing up on all of the CDs I own before moving into other parts of the ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
17
FROM ME TO YOU
41
WITH THE BEATLES
47
I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND
59
A HARD DAYS NIGHT
66
I FEEL FINE
80
HELP
95
DAY TRIPPER
109
PENNY LANE
147
ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE
185
LADY MADONNA
200
YELLOW SUBMARINE
210
THE BEATLES A KA THE WHITE ALBUM
216
DONT LET ME DOWN
251
THE BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO
270
BIBLIOGRAPHY AND SOURCE KEY
312

PAPERBACK WRITER
127

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