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The Beatles : paperback writer : 40 years of classic writing

Author: Mike Evans
Publisher: London : Plexus, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collects the most illuminating interviews, articles, reviews, and essays on the rock icons, from contemporary accounts of the group<U+2019>s rise in 1962 to recent analyses of their enduring cultural legacy. The band's influence on the Baby Boomer youth culture and its descendants is discussed by figures from all places on the pop culture spectrum: mainstream reporters, rock journalists, cultural commentators,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Evans
ISBN: 9780859654265 0859654265
OCLC Number: 276339487
Description: 350 pages, 30 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: John Lennon 1940-1980 pt. / Ray Connolly --
A Twist of Lennon pt. 1 / Cynthia Lennon --
The Arty Teddy Boy / Mike Evans --
Art into Pop / Simon Frith and Howard Horne --
John Lennon 1940-1980 pt. 2 / Ray Connolly --
A Cellarful of Noise / Brian Epstein --
Beatle! The Pete Best Story / Pete Best and Patrick Doncaster --
Why the Beatles Create All That Frenzy / Maureen Cleave --
The Sound of the City / Charlie Gillett --
Twist and Shout / Phil Johnson --
Big Time / Stanley Reynolds --
The Love You Make / Peter Browen --
Love Me Do: The Beatles' Progress pt. 1 / Michael Braun --
A Secret History / Alistair Taylor --
Shout! The True Story of the Beatles / Philip Norman --
Love Me Do: The Beatles' Progress pt. 2 / Michael Braun --
Why We Loved the Beatles / Paul Theroux --
Waiting for the Beatles / Carol Bedford --
Beatles Down Under: 1964 Australian Tour / Glenn A. Baker --
The Man Who Framed the Beatles / Andrew Yule --
Beatle With a Future / Gloria Steinem --
Neville Club / John Lennon --
Playboy Interview with the Beatles / Jean Shepherd --
The Menance of Beatlism / Paul Johnson --
Joint Honours / Robert Sandall --
The Noel Coward Diaries --
Yesterday / Giles Smith --
John Lennon's School Days / Michael Wood --
Help! / Kenneth Tynan --
High-Brows vs No-Brows / Abram Chasins --
Elvis Meets the Beatles: Uncensored / Chris Hutchins and Peter Thompson --
High Times / Mark Lewisohn --
How Does a Beatle Live? / Maureen Cleave --
First Steps Toward Radical Politics: The 1966 Tour / Jon Wiener --
Revolt into Style / George Melly --
Eleanor Rigby / Steve Turner --
Portrait of the Artist / Robert Christgau and John Piccarella --
Interview with John Lennon / Leonard Gross --
Going Underground / Barry Miles --
All You Need is Ears / George Martin --
Beatles Not All That Turned On / Alan Aldridge --
Awopbopaloobop Alopbamboom / Nike Cohn --
Yesterday: the Beatles Remembered / Alistair Taylor --
Sgt. Pepper and Flower Power / Jon Wiener --
Lennon Remembers pt. 1 / Jann S. Wenner --
The Beatles' Home Movie / Charles Marowitz --
Metamorphosis of the Beatles / Pauline Kael --
The Beatles / Hunter Davies --
A Twist of Lennon pt. 2 / Cynthia Lennon --
Born Under a Bad Sign / Tony Palmer --
The Longest Cocktail Party / Richard Dilello --
Interview with John Lennon / Jonathan Cott --
Rock and Fine Art / Carl Belz --
The Pendulum Years --
Britain and the Sixties / Bernard Levin --
1969: Helter Skelter / Ed Sanders --
Let it Be / Peter Doggett --
Those Inventive Beatles / William Mann --
Something / Nicholas Barber --
As Time Goes By / Derek Taylor --
Lennon / Ray Coleman --
Apple to the Core / Peter McCabe --
Interview with Paul McCartney / Richard Meryman --
Introduction to the Beatles / Leonard Bernstein --
Interview with George Harrison / Mitchell Glazer --
Lennon Remembers pt. 2 / Jann S. Wenner --
Lennon and Yoko Talk to Robin Blackburn and Tariq Ali --
When the Music's Over / Robin Denselow --
Beatlemaniacs Never Die / Lilith Moon --
Booting the Beatles / Charles P. Neises --
Playboy Interview with Lennon and Yoko / David Sheff --
The Andy Warhol Diaries --
Let Me Take You Down / Jack Jones --
It Was Twenty Years Ago Today / Various Interviewees --
Playboy Interview with Paul and Linda McCartney --
George Harrison / Dave Laing and Penny Valentine --
George Harrison 1943-2001 / Richard Williams --
They Sought Without Finding / R.D. Laing --
Fighting the Fab / Philip Larkin --
The Sound of the Sixties / Blake Morrison.
Responsibility: edited by Mike Evans.

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Collects the most illuminating interviews, articles, reviews, and essays on the rock icons, from contemporary accounts of the group<U+2019>s rise in 1962 to recent analyses of their enduring cultural legacy. The band's influence on the Baby Boomer youth culture and its descendants is discussed by figures from all places on the pop culture spectrum: mainstream reporters, rock journalists, cultural commentators, performers, and the band's acquaintances and friends.

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