All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Beatles Release

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$50.00  $46.50
Publisher
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
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Pages
671
Dimensions
8.66 X 2.24 X 10.87 inches | 5.81 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781579129521
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About the Author

Jean-Michel Guesdon, a musician, composer, and sound engineer. Together with Philippe Margotin, he has written All the Songs books about the Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, and Pink Floyd. Outside of the All the Songs series, Philippe Margotin has written numerous books on music, including biographies of U2 and Radiohead. They both live in Paris. Scott Freiman combines his career as a composer, producer, and educator with his in-depth knowledge of the Beatles to create Deconstructing the Beatles, a series of multimedia presentations about the composition and production techniques of the Fab Four. Freiman presents his lectures to sold-out audiences throughout North America and at colleges and universities. He lives in Irvington, New York.

Reviews

"Fun facts about every one of the Fab Four's creations, with photos. Yeah yeah yeah."--People
"Fifty years ago, the Beatles released their debut album. ... if you're a fan and All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Beatles Release makes it onto your coffee table, chances are that it'll be the one least likely to leave. Music historians Jean-Michel Guesdon and Philippe Margotin dissect, discuss and analyze every song, from 'Please Please Me' (1963) to 'The Long and Winding Road' (1970). There's a well- written 'Genesis' and 'Production' section for each song, as well as enough technical tables to please everyone's inner nerd, not to mention 600 photographs.--Wall Street Journal
"Everybody has a Beatles fan in their life, and you'll make them very happy if you give them a copy of All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Beatles Release."--Newsday
"A perfect giftt for the Fab-Four fanatic."--New York Post
"This is rock-solid stuff .... Yields all sorts of surprises, even for the initiated.... Essential for Beatles fans and a pleasure to read."
--Kirkus Reviews
"Beautiful layout and plenty of photos throughout.... And if that isn't enough, Patti Smith wrote the book's preface."--A.V. Club, 'Our Favorite Books of the Year
"Impossible not to like for Beatle-types."--The Nation