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The Beatles : all these years

Author: Mark Lewisohn
Publisher: New York : Crown Archetype, 2013-
Series: Beatles all these years, 1
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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Tune In is the first volume of 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Lewisohn
ISBN: 1400083052 9781400083053
OCLC Number: 842880583
Description: volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Tune in. The pre-1971 British monetary system explained --
Prologue: Another Lennon-McCartney original (January 1958) --
Old before our birth : In my Liverpool home (1845-1945) ; Boys (1945-54) ; "Who you lookin' at? (1954-5) ; Scufflers to skifflers (1956) ; Guaranteed not to split (January-June 1957) ; Come go with me (July 6, 1957) ; "He'll get you into trouble, son" (July-December 1957) --
Year 1, 1958: Thinking of linking : "Where we going, Johnny?" (January-May 1958) ; "This is my life" (June-December 1958) --
Year 2, 1959: Three cool cats : "A sort of violent Teddy boy" (January-July 1959) ; "Come viz me to ze casbah" (July-December 1959) --
Year 3, 1960: Competence, confidence & continuity : The swish of the curtain ; "Hi-yo, hi-yo, Silver, away!" (January-May 1960) ; "Where's the bloody money?" (May 18-30, 1960) ; Drive and bash (May 31-August 15, 1960) ; "Mach schau!" (August 15-September 30, 1960) ; A cellarful of Oiks (October 1-December 31, 1960) --
Year 4, 1961: The rock age : The big beat boppin' Beatles (January-March 1961) ; Piedels on prellies (April-June 1961) ; Soup and sweat and rock 'n' roll (July-September 1961) ; Les Nerk twins à Paris (October 1-14, 1961) ; "Right then, Brian, manage us" (October 15-December 3, 1961) ; The boys (December 1961) --
Year 5, 1962: Always be true : Choices (January 1-February 5, 1962) ; "A tendency to play music" (February 6-March 8, 1962) ; "Us against them" (March 9-April 10, 1962) ; "He could easily have been the Beatle" (April 10-13, 1962) ; You better move on (April 13-June 2, 1962) ; Under marching orders (June 2-7, 1962) ; The undesirable member (June 7, August 18, 1962) ; Some other guy (August 19-October 4, 1962) ; Friday, October 5, 1962: the sixties start here ; "We've got it, and here we are with it" (October 6-31, 1962) ; "Show me I'm wrong" (November 1-15, 1962) ; New look, new sound (November 16-December 17, 1962) ; And who knows! (December 18-31, 1962).
Series Title: Beatles all these years, 1
Responsibility: Mark Lewisohn.

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Tune In is the first volume of 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 period of them all.--From publisher description.

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