Beatles for Sale on Parlophone Records

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498 Productions, 2011 - Antiques & Collectibles - 444 pages
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Beatles For Sale on Parlophone Records covers all of the singles, albums and extended play discs issued by the Beatles in the U.K. from 1962 through 1970. Each record is given a separate chapter, which tells the stories behind how the songs appearing on the disc were written and recorded. The chapters also detail how the records were marketed and contain sales and chart information. The book has chapters on the history of EMI and Parlophone Records, how records are mastered and manufactured, how EMI contracted with other record companies to press Beatles singles and albums to help meet demand, British radio and record charts in the sixties and other record-related topics. The book has over 700 illustrations, all in either color or original black and white.

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Once again, Bruce Spizer triumphs!

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When noted author and New Orleans native Bruce Spizer published his final book about the American records from the Beatles back in 2007, many thought he was finished with this type of publication ... Read full review

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Bruce Spizer exhaustive reviews of all the various aspects of the Beatles recordings are amazingly detailed and endlessly fascinating. These are reference books rather than books to read straight ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Bruce Spizer has written seven critically acclaimed Beatles books, including The Beatles Records on Vee-Jay, The Beatles' Story on Capitol Records, The Beatles on Apple Records and The Beatles Are Coming! The Birth of Beatlemania in America. He has appeared on several national television and radio programs as a Beatles expert and is a consultant for EMI on Beatles projects.

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