The Complete Beatles Songs

The Stories Behind Every Track Written by the Fab Four

Author: Steven Turner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780733635021

Category:

Page: 352

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Who was 'just seventeen' and made Paul's heart go 'boom'? Who was 'Lady Madonna'? Was there really an Eleanor Rigby? Why was Paul the 'walrus' and what inspired the lyrics to Ringo's 'Octopus's Garden'? The Complete Beatles Songs shatters many well-worn myths and adds a new dimension to the Fab Four's rich legacy by investigating the events immortalised in The Beatles' music and now occupying a special niche in popular culture's collective imagination. This beautifully packaged - and first-of-its-kind - 2015 edition has been fully revised with a complete set of printed lyrics to accompany each song. Every Beatles-penned song is discussed and the inspiration behind it is examined, including all of their studio albums and later official releases.

The John Lennon Letters

Erinnerungen in Briefen

Author: John Lennon

Publisher: Piper Verlag

ISBN: 3492961363

Category: Music

Page: 416

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Seit dreißig Jahren sucht Hunter Davies nach Schriftstücken von John Lennon. Von intellektuellem Geist und poetischer Begabung, war Lennon nicht nur Mitbegründer der Beatles, Komponist und Sänger, sondern auch Schriftsteller, Zeichner und Friedensaktivist, der die Träume ganzer Generationen spiegelte. Wann immer er eine Idee für einen Songtext hatte, einen Gedanken, einen Wunsch: Füller, Tinte und Papier dienten ihm, sich mitzuteilen. Die »John Lennon Letters« waren auf der ganzen Welt verstreut, Davies spürte sie auf in Auktionshäusern, Zeitungsredaktionen, Museen, bei Privatpersonen. Jetzt erscheinen sie erstmals als Buch. Weise, verrückt, lustig oder herzzerreißend: Die Briefe erlauben einen unverstellten und sehr intimen Blick auf John Lennon, einen der größten Künstler des 20. Jahrhunderts.

The Beatles Encyclopedia: Everything Fab Four [2 volumes]

Everything Fab Four

Author: Kenneth Womack

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313391726

Category: Music

Page: 1116

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A fascinating look at the history of the Beatles, from their formative years through the present day, as detailed in hundreds of entries chock-full of information never before shared with the public. • Offers unprecedented insights into the Beatles' collective and solo releases, as well as the people and places that impacted their work • Analyzes their complete body of work along with the instrumentation and recording sessions behind the music • Tells the story of this iconic group through compelling entries written with a clear focus on readability

John Lennon

Die Biographie

Author: Philip Norman

Publisher: Droemer eBook

ISBN: 3426428741

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 1024

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We All Want To Change The World Das biographische Meisterwerk über die größte Legende der Popmusik: John Lennon. Philip Norman liefert ein facettenreiches Porträt des Gründers der Beatles, der mit seinen genialen Songs Musikgeschichte schrieb – eine grandiose Hommage an die Pop-Ikone.

Beatlesongs

Author: William J. Dowlding

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1439147191

Category: Music

Page: 448

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A complete and fascinating chronicle of Beatles music and history, Beatlesongs details the growth, evolution, and dissolution of the most influential group of out time. Drawing together information from sources that include interviews, insider accounts, magazines, and news wire services, this is a complete profile of every Beatles song ever written -- from recording details such as who played which instruments and sang what harmonies to how each song fared on the charts and how other musicians and critics felt about it. Chronologically arranged by U.K. release date, Beatlesongs nails down dates, places, participants, and other intriguing facts in a truly remarkable portrait of the Liverpudlian legends. Behind each song is a story -- like Paul's criticism of George's guitar playing during the Rubber Soul sessions, John's acid trip during the Sgt. Pepper's session, and the selection process for the Revolver album cover. And carefully examined along the way are the Beatles' evolving musical talents, their stormy private lives, and their successful -- and unsuccessful -- collaborations. Beatlesongs is truly an inside look at the Fab Four and a treasure for all their fans.

Love is a Mix Tape

Eine Geschichte von Liebe, Leid und lauter Musik

Author: Rob Sheffield

Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch

ISBN: 3462412558

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 252

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Als das erste Tape zu Ende ist, wissen wir, dass Renée an einer Lungenembolie gestorben ist. Rob Sheffield hat die ganze Nacht nicht geschlafen, sondern diese Kassette gehört, die seine Frau ihm hinterlassen hat. Es ist ihr letztes Date, nur Rob, Reneé und ein paar Songs. In »Love is a Mix Tape« erzählt Rob Sheffield, Redakteur beim amerikanischen »Rolling Stone«, entlang von 15 Kassetten die Geschichte seiner kurzen Beziehung zu Renée, einem Mädchen, das eigentlich viel zu cool für den schüchternen Rob war, das sich aber trotzdem in ihn verliebte. Ein Punkrock-Girl, wie es sie nur in den neunziger Jahren gab, als Pavement, Nirvana und R.E.M. eine Musik-Explosion auslösten. Aber auch Elvis, die Rolling Stones, Missy Elliott, Yo La Tengo gehören zum Soundtrack ihrer gemeinsamen Geschichte. Sie heiraten, leben zusammen, kaufen sich einen Hund, und dann stirbt Renée. Rob schafft es nicht, in der Wohnung zu bleiben, meidet Restaurants und Lokale, die er mit Renée besucht hat. Er schläft nicht und sucht Antworten in der Musik. Dabei ist es unwichtig, ob es sich um gute oder schlechte Songs handelt. Rob Sheffield gelingt es, unprätentiös, leicht und ohne falsche Hemmungen über den Verlust eines geliebten Menschen zu schreiben.

The Cambridge Companion to the Beatles

Author: Kenneth Womack

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139828061

Category: Music

Page: N.A

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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 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

Beatles total

Die Geschichten hinter den Songs

Author: Jean-Michel Guesdon,Philippe Margotin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783768838818

Category:

Page: 672

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The Rolling Stones - 50

mit über 1000 Abbildungen

Author: Mick Jagger,Keith Richards,Charlie Watts,Ronnie Wood

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783791347172

Category: Rock groups

Page: 351

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Die Nobelpreis-Vorlesung

Author: Bob Dylan

Publisher: Hoffmann und Campe

ISBN: 3455003443

Category: Fiction

Page: 80

View: 9115

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In seiner Rede anlässlich der Verleihung des Nobelpreises für Literatur gibt Bob Dylan erstmals umfassend Einblick in seine literarischen Einflüsse und die Ursprünge seines Songwritings. Woher stammen die mythologischen Anspielungen in seinen Texten, woher die manchmal fast biblischen Gleichnisse? Welche Bücher haben seine Einstellung zum Leben geprägt? Und wo hat er die speziellen Ausdrucksweisen, Jargons, Kunstgriffe und Techniken gelernt? Neben dem prägenden Einfluss von Buddy Holly sowie der Country-, Blues- und Folkmusik der späten 50er und frühen 60er Jahre mit ihrer von spezieller Mundart geprägten Lyrics fließen vielfältige literarische Motive in seine Texte ein: die biblische Symbolik in Moby Dick, die Drastik eines Kriegsromans wie Im Westen nichts Neues, aber vor allem das Motiv der Reise aus der Odyssee als universeller, menschlicher Grundverfassung. Aus diesem Bodensatz heraus schuf Bob Dylan, wie er selber sagt, Lyrics, wie sie noch niemand zuvor gehört hatte.

Bob Dylan - Alle Songs

Die Geschichten hinter den Tracks

Author: Philippe Margotin,Jean-Michel Guesdon

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783667109637

Category:

Page: 704

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Pink Floyd All the Songs

The Story Behind Every Track

Author: Jean-Michel Guesdon,Philippe Margotin

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0316439231

Category: Music

Page: 592

View: 9659

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The newest addition to the best-selling All the Songs series details the unique recording history of Pink Floyd, one of the world's most commercially successful and influential rock bands. Since 1965, Pink Floyd been recording sonically experimental and philosophical music, selling more than 250 million records worldwide, including two of the best-selling albums of all time Dark Side of the Moon and The Wall. While much is known about this iconic group, few books provide a comprehensive history of their time in the studio. In Pink Floyd All the Songs, authors Margotin and Guesdon describe the origin of their nearly 200 released songs, details from the recording studio, what instruments were used, and behind-the-scenes stories of the tensions that helped drive the band. Organized chronologically by album, this massive, 544-page hardcover begins with their 1967 debut album The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, the only one recorded under founding member Syd Barrett's leadership; through the loss of Barrett and the addition of David Gilmour; to Richard Wright leaving the band in 1979 but returning; to Roger Waters leaving in 1985 and the albums recorded since his departure, including their 2014 farewell album, The Endless River, which was downloaded 12 million times on Spotify the week it was released. Packed with more than 500 photos, All the Songs is also filled with stories fans treasure, such as Waters working with engineer Alan Parsons to employ revolutionary recording techniques for The Dark Side of the Moon at Abbey Road Studios in 1972 or producer Bob's Ezrin's contribution in refining Water's original sprawling vision for The Wall.