Jacksons analysis of the solo Beatles catalog is thorough Themes emerge, linking the solo outputs of the various Beatles to evolving trends in pop music. Jacksons treatment of each band member is evenhanded and appreciative, and his book succeeds in inspiring readers, both serious fans and novices, to return to the recordings.
New book: The Beatles: Solo October 4, 2013 by Paul Sinclair tags: Books, The Beatles Biographers of individual Beatles are often guilty of focusing on the well told story of the Fab Four and then skipping over the period when the musician in question wasnt a Beatle anymore the solo years. A companion to his previous book, Fab Four FAQ: Everything Left to Know About the Beatlesand More!
(coauthored with Stuart Shea ), Fab Four FAQ 2. 0 focuses on the Beatles' solo years, jampacked with history, littleknown facts, and controversial topics.
Jan 01, 2013 Coffeetable collection of four separate books of the solo careers of the Beatles. Written evenlyhanded between praise and criticism, the author makes many statements about the pros and cons of their solo work that a knowledgeable fan would also make.
Jul 23, 2018 There are two indispensable books from Mark Lewisohn, The Beatles Recording Sessions and The Complete Beatles Chronicle (both of which I will review at a later date). As for the solo Beatles, there's only one book that merits comparison to those two: Chip Madinger and Mark Easter's Eight Arms to Aug 01, 2018 Hands down, my favorite Beatles related book.
I love the Lewisohn books and the Bruce Spizer books, but this is the one I always find myself going back to. Together they were a phenomenon, but separated they became a fascination.
The Beatles as a group released 12 studio albums in 8 years. As solo artists, however, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr have released a collective 70 LPs and 900 songs since 1968.
I play keys in a Beatles cover band, and sometimes play instrumentals, The arrangements in the two volume Beatles Complete books are much better, even for solo piano, and seem to me to be much closer to the originals. This book is For No One. Watch video Read an advance excerpt from Rob Sheffield's new book 'Dreaming the Beatles: The Love Story of One Band and the Whole World. ' Rob Sheffields New Beatles Book