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 the Anthology series 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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Wheatland - LibraryThing
A masterful discussion of each Beatles production, giving praise and criticism from a purely musical viewpoint, but placing each piece in objective historical, pop musical, and cultural context. The description of the production and release of Sgt. Pepper is alone worth the price of the book. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - neiljohnford - LibraryThing
What can I say. This is a brilliant book. The bulk of it is devoted to song by song discussions of The Beatle's output - it includes just about everything they ever recorded so you'll find songs that ... Read full review