Revolution in the Head: The Beatles' Records and the Sixties
This “Bible of the Beatles” captures the iconic band’s magical and mysterious journey from adorable teenagers to revered cultural emissaries. In this fully updated version, each of their 241 tracks is assessed chronologically from their first amateur recordings in 1957 to their final “reunion” recording in 1995. It also incorporates new information from theAnthologyseries and recent interviews with Paul McCartney. This comprehensive guide offers fascinating details about the Beatles’ lives, music, and era, never losing sight of what made the band so important, unique, and enjoyable.
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Review: Revolution in the Head: The Beatles' Records and the SixtiesUser Review - Michael D - Goodreads
Impressive piece of scholarship and cultural criticism. MacDonald definitely does not follow the party line and is not afraid to slaughter what he sees as sacred cows in The Mop Tops catalog and ... Read full review
Review: Revolution in the Head: The Beatles' Records and the SixtiesUser Review - Elena Gaillard - Goodreads
A fascinating trip through the entire Beatles catalog, filled with both facts and opinions. Places the actions taken to record each song in context not only of the band's lives, but the social scene ... Read full review