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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22nd November Abbey Road acoustic guitar acoustic rhythm guitar album American Anthology artists August backing vocal bass Beach Boys Beatles For Sale blues chords chorus counterculture culture December 1965 LP drugs Dylan eﬂect Emerick Engineer February ﬁ'om ﬁgure ﬁlm ﬁnal ﬁnished ﬁom ﬁrst ﬁve ﬂat George Martin handclaps Hard Day Harrison backing vocal Harrison lead guitar hippie inﬂuence June later lead guitar Lennon and McCartney Lennon backing vocal Lennon double-tracked vocal Lennon vocal Lennon-McCartney Liverpool London Lonely Hearts Club Love lyric Magical Mystery Tour major McCartney backing vocal McCartney harmony vocal McCartney vocal McCartney’s melody middle eight Norman Smith November 1968 LP October overdubs Pepper piano played Presley Producer psychedelic Revolver rhythm guitar rock-and-roll Rolling Stones Rubber Soul sequence session Sixties song song’s songwriters Starr drums Recorded studio style tambourine taped track UK release verse Yoko Yoko Ono