You Never Give Me Your Money: The Beatles After the Breakup
The world stopped in 1970 when Paul McCartney announced that he was through with the Beatles. His statement not only marked the end of the band's remarkable career, but also seemed to signal the demise of an era of unprecedented optimism in social history. Though the Beatles' breakup was widely viewed as a cultural tragedy, one of the most fascinating phases of their story was just about to begin.
Now, for the first time, You Never Give Me Your Money tells the behind-the-scenes story of the personal rivalries and legal feuds that have dominated the Beatles' lives since 1969. Journalist Peter Doggett charts the Shakespearean battles between Lennon and McCartney, the conflict in George Harrison's life between spirituality and fame, and the struggle with alcoholism that threatened to take Richard Starkey's life. In vivid detail, Doggett also describes the wild mismanagement of the Beatles' fortune staked largely in Apple Corps.
You Never Give Me Your Money is a compelling human drama and an equally rich and absorbing story of the Beatles' creative and financial empire, set up to safeguard their interests but destined to control their lives. From tragedy to triumphant reunion, and chart success to courtroom battles, this meticulously researched work tells the previously untold story of a group and a legacy that will never be forgotten.
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Review: You Never Give Me Your Money: The Beatles After the BreakupUser Review - Sean - Goodreads
As a longtime Beatles fan I was looking forward to reading this book, and after having finished it, I thought it had been worth my while. Doggett is very gifted writer whose prose flows effortlessly ... Read full review
Review: You Never Give Me Your Money: The Beatles After the BreakupUser Review - Dave - Goodreads
Very detailed account of the Beatles post-break-up. In depth in terms of all the lawsuits, lawyers, contracts, drama, and presents many cases for the Beatles calling it a career as a group. I laughed ... Read full review
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