The Beatles Lyrics: The Stories Behind the Music, Including the Handwritten Drafts of More Than 100 Classic Beatles Songs

The Beatles Lyrics: The Stories Behind the Music, Including the Handwritten Drafts of More Than 100 Classic Beatles Songs

Hunter Davies


The definitive publication of Beatles songs, proven as first written via their very own arms and placed into authoritative context, for the fiftieth anniversary of the Beatles coming to America.

For the Beatles, writing songs used to be a strategy that can ensue each time — songs we know by way of center frequently started as a scribble at the again of an envelope or on resort stationery. those unique files have ended up scattered the world over at museums and universities and with creditors and associates. Many have by no means been released ahead of. greater than a hundred songs and lyrics are reproduced within the BEATLES LYRICS, supplying Hunter Davies a special platform to inform the tale of the music.

The intimacy of those reproductions — there are sections crossed out and rewritten, and phrases tossed into the ultimate recordings that have been by no means written down — guarantees that THE BEATLES LYRICS should be a treasure for musicians, students, and fanatics in every single place.

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