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The Beatles Fab Finds of the Fab Four

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The Beatles disbanded in 1970. Rock 'n' roll's greatest group, however, was far from finished. Today The Beatles dominate the world of music and entertainment memorabilia as never before. Like a modern-day archeological dig, The Beatles: Fab Finds of the Fab Four unearths a treasure trove of rock relics in a stunning pictorial guide to a new era of Beatlemania.

Fab Four Friends

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In 1957 in Liverpool, England, a young lad named John Lennon and his band played music at a local church fair. In the audience was Paul McCartney, who liked what he heard and soon joined the group. Paul's friend George Harrison kept showing up at rehearsals until the older boys finally let him in. Eventually they found the perfect drummer, Ringo Starr, and the perfect name: The Beatles. Told through a lyrical text and stunning paintings, this book spotlights four ordinary boys growing up amid the rubble of postwar England who found music to be a powerful, even life-saving, force.

Where are The Beatles

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Help! Can you find the Fab Four? This quirky, vibrant, and comically-illustrated book features scenes inspired by The Beatles' rock star lives and their rapid rise to fame. Find Yoko Ono, George Martin, David Bowie, and many others, too. Between us, we can work it out (with a little help from our friends)!

The Beatles Way

Author : Larry Lange
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The Beatles as personal growth gurus, you ask? Sure! Everyone knows that the Beatles were brilliant musicians. But there was much more to them than just great music. John, Paul, George, and Ringo created a living legacy of joy, elegance, and peace. The Beatles Way shows how to bring the attitude and ingenuity of the Fab Four into our own lives and achieve Beatle-like success at our work, in our homes, and with our dreams. Author Larry Lange reads between the lines of Beatles lore and finds the secrets to their success, secrets that any of us can employ to rock our own lives: taking risks, creating a team to support you in your dream, and letting yourself evolve as your spirit moves you.

The Beatles and the Historians

Author : Erin Torkelson Weber
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Hundreds of books have been written about The Beatles. Over the last half century, their story has been mythologized and de-mythologized and presented by biographers and journalists as history. Yet many of these works do not strictly qualify as history and the story of how the Beatles’ mythology continues to be told has been largely ignored. This book examines the band’s historiography, exploring the four major narratives that have developed over time: The semi-whitewashed “Fab Four” account, the acrimonious breakup-era Lennon Remembers version, the biased “Shout!” narrative in the wake of John Lennon’s murder, and the current Mark Lewisohn orthodoxy. Drawing on the most influential primary and secondary sources, Beatles history is analyzed using historical methods.

The Beatles Encyclopedia Everything Fab Four

Author : Kenneth Womack
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This condensed paperback encyclopedia documents the enduring cultural impact and musical legacy of the Beatles, providing readers with a one-stop resource to the Fab Four's compelling story and breadth of achievements. • Provides an easy-to-use, single-volume condensed version of the hardcover edition of Greenwood's The Beatles Encyclopedia: Everything Fab Four • Presents expansive, detailed information about the Beatles' lives and their iconic music that secured their place in history • Analyzes the Beatles' body of work, including collective efforts and solo releases, and identifies the significant people, places, and events that impacted their work • Includes a selected bibliography of print and electronic resources that are accessible and useful to students and general readers alike

Fab Four FAQ

Author : Stuart Shea
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(Book). 50 years after their appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show," the Beatles continue to captivate music fans of all ages. There's something always more to discuss about the Fab Four. What were their greatest live performances? Their worst moments? Stories still unknown by most music fans, trends still unseen, history still uninterpreted are all revealed in Fab Four FAQ . Pop culture authors Stuart Shea and Rob Rodriguez provide must-know fan trivia and offer obscure Beatles facts and stories in an easy-to-read, provocative format that will start as many arguments as will end them. With more than sixty chapters of stories, history, observation, and opinion, Fab Four FAQ lays bare the whys and wherefores that made the Beatles so great, giving credit where credit is due and maybe bursting some bubbles along the way.

The Beatles Were Fab and They Were Funny

Author : Kathleen Krull
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Chronicles the legendary band's rise to prominence and highlights the humor of each member.

Tune In

Author : Mark Lewisohn
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Tune In is the first volume of All These Years—a highly-anticipated, groundbreaking biographical trilogy by the world's leading Beatles historian. Mark Lewisohn uses his unprecedented archival access and hundreds of new interviews to construct the full story of the lives and work of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. Ten years in the making, Tune In takes the Beatles from before their childhoods through the final hour of 1962—when, with breakthrough success just days away, they stand on the cusp of a whole new kind of fame and celebrity. They’ve one hit record ("Love Me Do") behind them and the next ("Please Please Me") primed for release, their first album session is booked, and America is clear on the horizon. This is the lesser-known Beatles story—the pre-Fab years of Liverpool and Hamburg—and in many respects the most absorbing and incredible period of them all. Here is the complete and true account of their family lives, childhoods, teenage years and their infatuation with American music, here is the riveting narrative of their unforgettable days and nights in the Cavern Club, their laughs, larks and adventures when they could move about freely, before fame closed in. For those who’ve never read a Beatles book before, this is the place to discover the young men behind the icons. For those who think they know John, Paul, George, and Ringo, it’s time to press the Reset button and tune into the real story, the lasting word.


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In its 114th year, Billboard remains the world's premier weekly music publication and a diverse digital, events, brand, content and data licensing platform. Billboard publishes the most trusted charts and offers unrivaled reporting about the latest music, video, gaming, media, digital and mobile entertainment issues and trends.

Warman s Antiques and Collectibles 2019

Author : Noah Fleisher
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Warman's Antiques & Collectibles draws from leading experts from across the country to provide insider information, perspective, history, values and incomparable content and insight into the robust and wide-ranging antiques and collectibles field. Expert Advice: Authorities in key collectible areas share their advice on rising categories and delightfully traditional categories, sharing insights that go far beyond the basic value information found so lacking in other guides. Visually Striking: The book truly showcases 2,500 visually arresting and detailed colour photos to inform, inspire and delight collectors. House Advantage: With more than 70 leading auction houses at our disposal, our featured items are selected from some of the finest resources available in North America. AUTHOR: Author and antiques and collectibles expert, Noah Fleisher received his BFA from New York University in 1992 and brings more than two decades of magazine, book, and antiques, art and auction writing and editing experience to his role as Warman's editor. He has served as the editorial voice of Warman's Antiques & Collectibles for several years and is the author of such intriguing and diverse books as Warman's Modern Furniture, Collecting Children's Books, and The Beatles: Fab Finds of the Fab Four. Noah is the former editor of Antique Trader, New England Antiques Journal and Northeast Antiques Journal. SELLING POINTS: * Expert Advice: Authorities in key collectible areas share their advice on rising categories and delightfully traditional categories, sharing insights that go far beyond the basic value information found so lacking in other guides. * Visually Striking: The book truly showcases 2,500 visually arresting and detailed coloUr photos to inform, inspire and delight collectors. 2500 colour illustrations

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150 Glimpses of the Beatles

Author : Craig Brown
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A distinctive portrait of the Fab Four by one of the sharpest and wittiest writers of our time "If you want to know what it was like to live those extraordinary Beatles years in real time, read this book." —Alan Johnson, The Spectator Though fifty years have passed since the breakup of the Beatles, the fab four continue to occupy an utterly unique place in popular culture. Their influence extends far beyond music and into realms as diverse as fashion and fine art, sexual politics and religion. When they appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964, fresh off the plane from England, they provoked an epidemic of hoarse-throated fandom that continues to this day. Who better, then, to capture the Beatles phenomenon than Craig Brown—the inimitable author of Ninety-Nine Glimpses of Princess Margaret and master chronicler of the foibles and foppishness of British high society? This wide-ranging portrait of the four lads from Liverpool rivals the unique spectacle of the band itself by delving into a vast catalog of heretofore unexamined lore. When actress Eleanor Bron touched down at Heathrow with the Beatles, she thought that a flock of starlings had alighted on the roof of the terminal—only to discover that the birds were in fact young women screaming at the top of their lungs. One journalist, mistaken for Paul McCartney as he trailed the band in his car, found himself nearly crushed to death as fans climbed atop the vehicle and pressed their bodies against the windshield. Or what about the Baptist preacher who claimed that the Beatles synchronized their songs with the rhythm of an infant’s heartbeat so as to induce a hypnotic state in listeners? And just how many people have employed the services of a Canadian dentist who bought John Lennon’s tooth at auction, extracted its DNA, and now offers paternity tests to those hoping to sue his estate? 150 Glimpses of the Beatles is, above all, a distinctively kaleidoscopic examination of the Beatles’ effect on the world around them and the world they helped bring into being. Part anthropology and part memoir, and enriched by the recollections of everyone from Tom Hanks to Bruce Springsteen, this book is a humorous, elegiac, and at times madcap take on the Beatles’ role in the making of the sixties and of music as we know it.

Beatles for Sale

Author : David Rowley
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Find out the tricks the Beatles used in the studio, their songwriting formulas, the music they stole from others and the commercial compromises they made to get hit singles. This volume also aims to get behind the personalities of the fab four. Find out what songs should have been McCartney/Lennon rather than Lennon/McCartney, about their inter-band rivalries and how John Lennon and Paul McCartney sidelined George Harrison's songwriting.

Read the Beatles

Author : June Skinner Sawyers
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A must-have volume for all Beatles fans-a career-spanning selection of writings about the Fab Four There are, of course, many books on the Beatles, but this is the only one available that is a comprehensive, career-spanning collection of journalism about the legendary band, before and after the breakup. Consisting of more than fifty articles, essays, interviews, record and movie reviews, poems, and book excerpts-many of them rare and hard to find-Read the Beatles is an unprecedented compilation that follows the arc of the Fab Four's iconic and idiosyncratic career, from their early days in Liverpool through their tragic and triumphant histories after the group's split. The book also includes original essays from noted musicians and journalists about the Beatles' lasting influence and why they still matter today.

The Beatles Encyclopedia

Author : Bill Harry
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The Beatles Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive book on the fab four ever produced. Fully revised and updated, and with over 1500 entries and half-a-million words, this A-Z of Beatledom will clarify any query and settle any argument. Every record ever released, every song written and every gig played is included. Yet The Beatles Encyclopedia is much more than a reference book. Biographies of over 500 people associated with the group reveal stories of love affairs, drugs, court cases and internal disputes. Myths are shattered involving touring days, early girlfriends and rock rivalries. From the Abbey Road studios to the Zodiac Coffee Club, The Beatles Encyclopedia has everything you ever wanted to know about the world's greatest band.

Fab One Hundred and Four

Author : David Bedford
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When one considers The Beatles' musical influences, several names naturally come to mind: Harold Phillips, Ian James, Vinnie Ismael, Michael Hill, Marie Maguire and Arthur Pendleton. What's that you say? Never heard of them? Well, surely these names from the Fab lineup strike a chord: Norman Chapman and Ronnie the Ted. No? Well, remember when the boys were joined onstage by household names like Tanya Day, Royston Ellis, Simone Jackson and Janice The Stripper? Hmmm. Don't ring a bell? This is the entire point of Liddypool author David Bedford's newest historical romp, The FAB One Hundred and FOUR, a meticulously-researched, lavishly-illustrated and thoughtfully-written volume that addresses the important, but largely unknown or forgotten players in the evolution of that little band from Liverpool known as The Beatles. So much has been written about the group, one would think there's little left to cover. But Bedford has ventured into uncharted territory, fleshing out the lives of the unsung heroes – and heroines – of The Beatles' incredible beginnings and rise to fame.

Goldmine s Price Guide to Collectible Record Albums

Author : Neal Umphred
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Listening to the Beatles

Author : David Schwartz
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Volume 1: Bootlegs and singles.

The Beatles

Author : Keith Badman
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A comprehensive chronology of the lives of the Beatles from 1970 right up to the present day. Full of rare interviews from obscure sources.