The Mammoth Book of The Beatles
By Sean Egan
This exciting compilation includes more than 30 contemporary accounts, articles, and interviews (from Maureen Cleave’s “Beatles Bigger than Christ” feature, to their debunking in News of the World just before the Sgt. Pepper release), plus latter-day memoirs and re-assessments, on the most wildly popular band in the world.
Over 30 landmark interviews, accounts, and memoirs of The Beatles and their entourage, recording how they inadvertently became counter-cultures figureheads and changed society. The pieces include Paul Johnsons The Menace of Beatlism, Maureen Cleaves Beatles Bigger than Christ feature, the News of the World feature suggesting The Beatles were spent forces just before they unleashed Sergeant Pepper on the world interviews with their entourage and main loves; plus latter-day contributions from the likes of Paul Gambacinni, Dave Marsh, Greil Marcus. Also included is a chronological tracing of each Beatles album and single, and analysis of all Beatles movie releases and television appearances.
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Paperback : 512 pages