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The Beatles: Press Reports
“You could say I've come to terms with my own nose . . . I have a laugh, and it goes, er, up one nostril and out the other.” — Ringo
They captured the hearts of a generation. The whole English-speaking world knew the names John, Paul, George and Ringo. Now you can relive the lives and careers of the Beatles as seen through the popular British music publications of the 1960s.
The Beatles received more media attention than any other rock band in history. This book explores their year-by-year exploits as they grew from a local phenomenon to international superstars. Included are many personal interviews with the Beatles. You will see that their vibrant, honest personalities were just as important to us as their music.
“They're four very different people who get together to form a unit that is virtually impregnable . . . They're very close indeed. A lot closer than people think.” — George Martin
From the Cavern Club to their conquest of America, the Beatles were the leading wave of the “British Invasion,” and they set the standards for the music world. The Beatles: The Press Reports is more than a trip down memory lane; it is the history of the Beatles as witnessed by the insiders of the British press