Turn Me On, Dead Man: The Beatles and the Paul Is Dead Hoax

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AuthorHouse, Oct 12, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 340 pages
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In the fall of 1969, the story seemed to come out of nowhere.  Was Beatle Paul McCartney dead?    This was no ordinary death rumor. It was believed that McCartney had died years earlier and been replaced by a lookalike.  What's more, the surviving Beatles were thought to have planted "clues" to his death on their record albums.    "Paul-Is-Dead" mania swept the United States as people attempted to solve the riddle of Paul's alleged demise.   How did all of this happen?   Beatles scholar and journalist Andru J Reeve has gotten to the bottom of this intrigue. After years of research, Reeve has assembled TURN ME ON, DEAD MAN  to tell the strangest tale ever in the history of rock 'n' roll.

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User Review  - jamedwards - LibraryThing

A great bit of rock history, perfectly frozen in aspic. Andru Reeve is without a doubt THE expert on this particular slice of the Beatle pie. And the writing style is facile -- in fact, it reads ... Read full review

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User Review  - abnerwizzle - LibraryThing

This is the definitive account of the "Paul-Is-Dead" rumour. Andru Reeve presents the account in a thoroughly-easy way to grasp (despite what another critic said here). I couldn't put it down; I read ... Read full review

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Beatles scholar and media journalist Andru J Reeve has capped off years of research into the strangest saga ever to infiltrate the world of Rock ‘N’ Roll--the Paul McCartney death hoax.  Bringing the story to life through a “Non-Fiction Novel” approach, Reeve tells a tale of The Beatles few have heard.  Regarded throughout the world as one of the leading experts on the “Paul-Is-Dead” hoax, Reeve is currently at work on a film version of his book.

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