The Beatles: Having Read the Book

Author: Greg Sterlace

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1329536525

Category: Reference

Page: 354

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The cottage industry of Beatle publications is more prolific now than it ever was. As the band recedes into the mystic fog of 20th century history we get more and more documentation about their music, their love lives, their personalities, and their finances. I wanted to try to make sense of it by reviewing the best and the worst of the Beatle tomes as they stand side by side in bookstores everywhere. I spent 40 years reading about them knowing that one day I would share my accumulated knowledge with the fans in Pepperland. Having read the book, I'ld love to turn you on.
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Reading the Beatles

Cultural Studies, Literary Criticism, and the Fab Four

Author: Kenneth Womack

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780791481967

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 261

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Addresses the Beatles' impact on how we think about gender, popular culture, and the formal and poetic qualities of music.
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Paul McCartney

many years from now

Author: Barry Miles

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783499608926

Category:

Page: 798

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The Beatles Anthology

Author: The Beatles

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 0811826848

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 367

View: 9831

Created in cooperation with the surviving Beatles and Yoko Ono, this anthology of personal memorabilia, documents, photographs, and other items from personal archives chronicles the band's Liverpool origins, rise to fame, and breakup.
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English in Mind Starter B Combo Teacher's Book

Author: Claire Thacker,Cheryl Pelteret,Herbert Puchta,Jeff Stranks

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521706612

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 62

View: 9056

This multi-level English course is for teenagers. The English in Mind Combo Starter B Teacher's Book contains all of the teacher's notes for Starter Units 9-16 renumbered as Units 1-8.
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John Lennon

Die Biographie

Author: Philip Norman

Publisher: Droemer eBook

ISBN: 3426428741

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 1024

View: 9976

We All Want To Change The World Das biographische Meisterwerk über die größte Legende der Popmusik: John Lennon. Philip Norman liefert ein facettenreiches Porträt des Gründers der Beatles, der mit seinen genialen Songs Musikgeschichte schrieb – eine grandiose Hommage an die Pop-Ikone.
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Shout!

The Beatles in Their Generation

Author: Philip Norman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780743253789

Category: Music

Page: 496

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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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Who Were the Beatles?

Author: Geoff Edgers

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101078273

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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Almost everyone can sing along with the Beatles, but how many young readers know their whole story? Geoff Edgers, a Boston Globe reporter and hard-core Beatles fan, brings the Fab Four to life in this Who Was...? book. Readers will learn about their childhoods in Liverpool, their first forays into rock music, what Beatlemania was like, and why they broke up. It's all here in an easy-to-read narrative with plenty of black-and-white illustrations!
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The Beatles Illustrated Lyrics

Author: Alan Aldridge,Beatles

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395594261

Category: Music

Page: 267

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The lyrics from 206 classic Beatles' songs are interspersed among autobiographical commentary and observations by the four Beatles and illustrations that evoke the pop culture of the 1960s
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Love is a Mix Tape

Eine Geschichte von Liebe, Leid und lauter Musik

Author: Rob Sheffield

Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch

ISBN: 3462412558

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 252

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Als das erste Tape zu Ende ist, wissen wir, dass Renée an einer Lungenembolie gestorben ist. Rob Sheffield hat die ganze Nacht nicht geschlafen, sondern diese Kassette gehört, die seine Frau ihm hinterlassen hat. Es ist ihr letztes Date, nur Rob, Reneé und ein paar Songs. In »Love is a Mix Tape« erzählt Rob Sheffield, Redakteur beim amerikanischen »Rolling Stone«, entlang von 15 Kassetten die Geschichte seiner kurzen Beziehung zu Renée, einem Mädchen, das eigentlich viel zu cool für den schüchternen Rob war, das sich aber trotzdem in ihn verliebte. Ein Punkrock-Girl, wie es sie nur in den neunziger Jahren gab, als Pavement, Nirvana und R.E.M. eine Musik-Explosion auslösten. Aber auch Elvis, die Rolling Stones, Missy Elliott, Yo La Tengo gehören zum Soundtrack ihrer gemeinsamen Geschichte. Sie heiraten, leben zusammen, kaufen sich einen Hund, und dann stirbt Renée. Rob schafft es nicht, in der Wohnung zu bleiben, meidet Restaurants und Lokale, die er mit Renée besucht hat. Er schläft nicht und sucht Antworten in der Musik. Dabei ist es unwichtig, ob es sich um gute oder schlechte Songs handelt. Rob Sheffield gelingt es, unprätentiös, leicht und ohne falsche Hemmungen über den Verlust eines geliebten Menschen zu schreiben.
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Tell Me why

A Beatles Commentary

Author: Tim Riley

Publisher: Da Capo

ISBN: 9780306811203

Category: Music

Page: 457

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An in-depth musical analysis and cultural history of the Beatles focuses on its music, presenting a discography that covers each song and album to reveal the band's true innovations and artistic impact. Reprint.
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Der fünfte Beatle: Die Brian Epstein Story

Author: Vivek J. Tiwary

Publisher: Panini

ISBN: 395783287X

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 170

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Der fünfte Beatle erzählt die wahre, unbekannte Geschichte von Brian Epstein, dem Visionär, der die Beatles entdeckte, managte und sie zu bis dahin unerreichtem Starruhm führte, während er auf dem Weg die Regeln des Popmusik-Business änderte. Aber Brian Epstein war auch ein Außenseiter, der beständig den Platz im Leben suchte, wo er hingehörte - und der mit 32 Jahren einsam starb. Verfilmung geplant! Die Geschichte des Aufstiegs der größten Pop-Band aller Zeiten als atemberaubende Graphic Novel!
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The British Pop Music Film

The Beatles and Beyond

Author: S. Glynn

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230392237

Category: Music

Page: 258

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The first detailed examination of the place of pop music film in British cinema, Stephen Glynn explores the interpenetration of music and cinema in an economic, social and aesthetic context through case studies ranging from Cliff Richard to The Rolling Stones, and from The Beatles to Plan B.
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The Beatles

Music Revolutionaries

Author: Jeremy Roberts

Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books

ISBN: 0761372946

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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As USA TODAY, The Nation s No. 1 Newspaper, puts it, The Beatles have never lost their standing as the world's most influential and popular band. They've sold more records than any act in U.S. history. But in the beginning, few people knew their names. The Beatles John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr began as an ambitious band out of Liverpool, England, that wanted to play rock n roll music in the American style. Often rejected by music producers, they honed their sound in the grimy clubs of Hamburg, Germany, and in small venues throughout Britain. In 1962, their single Love Me Do became their first hit, and by 1964 The Beatles were musically on top of the world. The group s look, sound, and musical approach influenced a generation and brought fame beyond the band s wildest dreams. But the stress of their fame and their individual career desires eventually broke up The Beatles in 1970. Yet, the band s popularity remained strong for decades and still shows no sign of waning.
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Meet the Beatles

A Cultural History of the Band That Shook Youth, Gender, and the World

Author: Steven D. Stark

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 006000892X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 344

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A history of the Beatles' influence on popular culture is drawn on interviews with numerous principals who surrounded the band and demonstrates their role in influencing women's identities, fashion trends, attitudes toward the gay community, and more. 50,000 first printing.
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The John Lennon Letters

Erinnerungen in Briefen

Author: John Lennon

Publisher: Piper Verlag

ISBN: 3492961363

Category: Music

Page: 416

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Seit dreißig Jahren sucht Hunter Davies nach Schriftstücken von John Lennon. Von intellektuellem Geist und poetischer Begabung, war Lennon nicht nur Mitbegründer der Beatles, Komponist und Sänger, sondern auch Schriftsteller, Zeichner und Friedensaktivist, der die Träume ganzer Generationen spiegelte. Wann immer er eine Idee für einen Songtext hatte, einen Gedanken, einen Wunsch: Füller, Tinte und Papier dienten ihm, sich mitzuteilen. Die »John Lennon Letters« waren auf der ganzen Welt verstreut, Davies spürte sie auf in Auktionshäusern, Zeitungsredaktionen, Museen, bei Privatpersonen. Jetzt erscheinen sie erstmals als Buch. Weise, verrückt, lustig oder herzzerreißend: Die Briefe erlauben einen unverstellten und sehr intimen Blick auf John Lennon, einen der größten Künstler des 20. Jahrhunderts.
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Paul McCartney

Author: Philip Norman

Publisher: Piper ebooks

ISBN: 3492976506

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 976

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Fünf Grammys, elf Mal als Solokünstler in den deutschen Album-Top Ten und Autor von über eintausend Songs – Paul McCartneys Karriere ist in jeder Hinsicht von Superlativen geprägt. Nun schreibt der renommierte Rock-Biograf Philip Norman seine Geschichte auf – erstmals mit McCartneys Einverständnis und unter Einbezug von Freunden und Familie. So entsteht ein kenntnisreiches Portrait von Pauls oftmals nicht ganz einfachen Beziehung zu John Lennon, der tragischen Zeit nach der Auflösung der Beatles und des Kampfs zurück in den Pop-Olymp mit den Wings, der fast dazu geführt hätte, dass McCartney in Afrika ermordet worden wäre. Norman legt hier mit bisher unveröffentlichten Details und kritischen Erkenntnissen die umfassende Biografie einer der größten musikalischen Legenden unserer Zeit vor.
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Beatlemania

Technology, Business, and Teen Culture in Cold War America

Author: André Millard

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 1421405245

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 223

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The fame, talent, and success of the Beatles need no introduction. Nor does the world need another book exploring the band's skill and its influence on music and society in the United States, Britain, and the rest of the world. André Millard instead studies the Beatlemania phenomenon from an original perspective—the relationship among the music business, recording technologies, and teens and young adult culture of the era. Millard argues that, despite the Beatles’ indisputable skill, they would not have attained the global recognition and been as influential without the convergence of significant developments in the way music was produced, recorded, sold, and consumed. As the Second Industrial Revolution hit full swing and baby boomers came of age, the reel-to-reel recorder and other technological advances sped the evolution of the music business. Musicians, recording studios and record labels, and music fans used and interacted with music-making and -playing technology in new ways. Higher quality machines made listening to records and the radio an experience that one could easily share with others, even if they weren’t in the same physical space. At the same time, an increase in cross-Atlantic commerce—especially of entertainment products—led to a freer exchange of ideas and styles of expression, notably among the middle and lower classes in the U.S. and the UK. At that point, Millard argues, the Beatles rode their remarkable musicianship and cultural savvy to an unprecedented bond with their fans—and spawned Beatlemania. Refreshing and insightful, Beatlemania offers a deeper understanding the days of the Fab Four and the band’s long-term effects on the business and culture of pop music.
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Still the Greatest

The Essential Songs of The Beatles' Solo Careers

Author: Andrew Grant Jackson, author, 1965: The Most Revolutionary Year in Music and Still the Greatest: The Essential Songs of the Beatles’ Solo Careers

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 081088223X

Category: Music

Page: 288

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As recommended by USA Today and excerpted on RollingStone.com! Still the Greatest is a love song to the songwriting and recording achievements of Paul, John, George, and Ringo after each struck out on his own. In this creative history, Jackson selects the best songs by each in his solo career and organizes them into fantasy albums they might have formed had they stuck it out. This romp through the post–Beatle history of each artist delves into the circumstances behind the composition, recording, and reception of each work, offering a refreshing take on how spectacular much of the Beatles’ second act truly is. Jackson assesses the over seventy albums and nine hundred songs they collectively released, selecting the crème de la crème of their output.
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