All The Songs: The Story Behind Every Beatles Release

All The Songs: The Story Behind Every Beatles Release

Philippe Margotin, Jean-Michel Guesdon


Every album and each track ever published by way of the Beatles?from "Please Please Me" (U.S. 1963) to "The lengthy and Winding street" (U.S. 1970)?is dissected, mentioned, and analyzed by way of tune historians during this energetic and completely illustrated work.

All the Songs delves deep into the historical past and origins of the Beatles and their track. This first-of-its-kind e-book attracts upon a long time of analysis, as track historians Margotin and Guesdon recount the situations that ended in the composition of each track, the recording approach, and the tools used.

Here, we study that one among John Lennon's favourite guitars was once a 1958 Rickenbacker 325 Capri, which he received for £100 in 1960 in Hamburg, Germany. We additionally examine that "Love Me Do," recorded in Abbey highway Studios in September 1962, took 18 takes to get correct, although it was once one of many first songs John and Paul ever wrote jointly. And the authors demonstrate that after the Beatles played "I are looking to carry Your Hand" on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964, John's microphone wasn't became on, so audience heard merely Paul singing.

The thousands of photos in the course of the publication contain infrequent black-and-white exposure stills, photos of Beatles tools, and interesting photographs of the musicians in-studio.

All the Songs is the must-have Beatles booklet for the any real Beatles fan. 

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