Blackbird: the life and times of Paul McCartney

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Da Capo Press, Aug 21, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 424 pages
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The most prolific and commercially successful of the Beatles, Paul McCartney has made musical waves for over three decades. His leadership of the Beatles; collaborations with Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, and Elvis Costello; solo hits, including "Maybe I'm Amazed," "Band on the Run," "Jet," "Silly Love Songs," "No More Lonely Nights," "My Brave Face," and "Put It There"; and many world tours have re-established him to successive generations of listeners. In Blackbird, Beatles insider Geoffrey Giuliano unfolds the whole story of McCartney's contradictory character and colossal talent. Beyond updated appendices and rare photos, this edition includes a substantial new chapter discussing McCartney's recent life. Like no other book, Blackbird presents the real Paul.

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Though McCartney's legions of fans are always interested in his doings, the immense popularity of the three recent Beatles Anthology collections, the release of a chart-topping solo album, and his ... Read full review

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This biography by Beatle insider Giuliano ( Dark Horse: The Private Life of George Harrison , Dutton, 1990) presents a complex and often disturbing image of McCartney and his milieu. Giuliano relies ... Read full review


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Geoffrey Giuliano, one of the leading authorities on the Beatles, is the author of Dark Horse: The Life and Art of George ; Behind Blue Eyes: The Life of Pete Townsend; The Lost Beatles Interviews; The Lost John Lennon Interviews; and many other books on rock music and culture.