Shout!: The Beatles in Their Generation

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Simon and Schuster, Feb 15, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 546 pages
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Updated to include Paul McCartney’s knighting and the deaths of John Lennon and George Harrison.

Philip Norman’s biography of the Beatles is the definitive work on the world's most influential band—a beautifully written account of their lives, their music, and their times. Now brought completely up to date, this epic tale charts the rise of four scruffy Liverpool lads from their wild, often comical early days to the astonishing heights of Beatlemania, from the chaos of Apple and the collapse of hippy idealism to the band's acrimonious split. It also describes their struggle to escape the smothering Beatles’ legacy and the tragic deaths of John Lennon and George Harrison. Witty, insightful, and moving, Shout! is essential reading not just for Beatles fans but for anyone with an interest in pop music.
 

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My friend has everything about the Beatles and by the Beatles. So when I was looking for something to give her for Christmas it was really hard to find something that she didnt already have. I found ... Read full review

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Journalist and novelist Norman (Rave On: The Biography of Buddy Holly ) here updates and revises his 1981 Beatles biography, which sold 125,000 copies. The book now includes information on Paul ... Read full review

Contents

I
ix
II
1
III
3
IV
20
V
39
VI
65
VII
83
VIII
108
XVIII
263
XIX
265
XX
294
XXI
318
XXII
353
XXIII
355
XXIV
377
XXV
406

IX
128
X
128
XI
154
XII
170
XIII
193
XIV
214
XVI
244
XXVI
437
XXVII
455
XXVIII
457
XXIX
485
XXX
511
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Philip Norman is a journalist and a novelist who in 1968 was assigned to cover the Beatles’ own business utopia, Apple Corps, from the inside. He is the author of Rave On: The Biography of Buddy Holly and many other books.

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