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The Beatles

Hunter Davies (Author)

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The book that defines a band that defined a generation.

During 1967 and 1968 Hunter Davies spent eighteen months with the Beatles at the peak of their powers as they defined a generation and rewrote popular music. As their only authorized biographer, he had unparalleled access—not just to John, Paul, George, and Ringo but also to friends, family, and colleagues. Davies collected a wealth of intimate and revealing material that still makes this the classic Beatles book—the one all other biographers look to. He remained close with the band and had access to more information over the years. This edition brings the story up-to-date with new material on the Beatles's solo careers and lives, as well as the stories of many other people who appear in the book. Drawing on new material from the author's archives and from the Beatles themselves, including a newly discovered song lyric by George Harrison, this edition brings new insights to the Beatles legend.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • September 2010
  • ISBN 978-0-393-33874-4
  • 6.5 × 9 in / 528 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide excluding Canada and the British Commonwealth.

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“A document of our century.” — Marshall McLuhan

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