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The Cambridge Companion to the Beatles

The Cambridge Companion to the Beatles From Please Please Me to Abbey Road this collection of essays tells the fascinating story of the Beatles the creation of the band their musical influences and their cultural significance with emph

  • Title: The Cambridge Companion to the Beatles
  • Author: Kenneth Womack
  • ISBN: 9780521869652
  • Page: 265
  • Format: Hardcover
  • From Please Please Me to Abbey Road, this collection of essays tells the fascinating story of the Beatles the creation of the band, their musical influences, and their cultural significance, with emphasis on their genesis and practices as musicians, songwriters, and recording artists Through detailed biographical and album analyses, the book uncovers the background of eacFrom Please Please Me to Abbey Road, this collection of essays tells the fascinating story of the Beatles the creation of the band, their musical influences, and their cultural significance, with emphasis on their genesis and practices as musicians, songwriters, and recording artists Through detailed biographical and album analyses, the book uncovers the background of each band member and provides expansive readings of the band s music Traces the group s creative output from their earliest recordings through their career Pays particular attention to the social and historical factors which contributed to the creation of the band Investigates the Beatles unique enduring musical legacy and cultural power Clearly organized into three sections, covering Background, Works, and History and Influence, the Companion is ideal for course usage, and is also a must read for all Beatles fans

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    1. A pretty solid collection of essays, with a rather heavier emphasis on providing a factual outline of the Beatles' career than on providing criticism or analysis, though it does have the latter. Decent and (mostly) competent, and a useful synthesis of an array of sources that would be a good introduction to the subject.(I say "mostly" competent largely because of the second essay in the book, "The Beatles as Recording Artists" by Jerry Zoltan, which has a number of errors ranging from the trifli [...]

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