The Beatles Lyrics

The Beatles Lyrics

The Original Handwritten Drafts of More Than 100 Classic Beatles Songs

Book - 2014
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The definitive book of Beatles songs, shown as first written by their own hands and put into authoritative context, for the 50th anniversary of the Beatles coming to America.

For the Beatles, writing songs was a process that could happen anytime -- songs we all know by heart often began as a scribble on the back of an envelope or on hotel stationery. These original documents have ended up scattered across the world at museums and universities and with collectors and friends. Many have never been published before. More than 100 songs and lyrics are reproduced in THE BEATLES LYRICS, providing Hunter Davies a unique platform to tell the story of the music.

The intimacy of these reproductions -- there are sections crossed out and rewritten, and words tossed into the final recordings that were never written down -- ensures that THE BEATLES LYRICS will be a treasure for musicians, scholars, and fans everywhere.

Baker & Taylor
The definitive book of Beatles songs, shown as first written by their own hands and put into authoritative context, for the 50th anniversary of the Beatles coming to America. For the Beatles, writing songs was a process that could happen anytime -- songswe all know by heart often began as a scribble on the back of an envelope or on hotel stationery. These original documents have ended up scattered across the world at museums and universities and with collectors and friends. Many have never been published before. More than 100 songs and lyrics are reproduced in THE BEATLES LYRICS, providing Hunter Davies a unique platform to tell the story of the music. The intimacy of these reproductions -- there are sections crossed out and rewritten, and words tossed into the final recordings that were never written down -- ensures that THE BEATLES LYRICS will be a treasure for musicians, scholars, and fans everywhere.

Baker
& Taylor

Presents more than one hundred Beatles songs, shown as first written by their own hands and put into authoritative context.
A book of Beatles songs, shown as first written by their own hands and put into authoritative context, is being published for the 50th anniversary of The Beatles coming to America. 100,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Little Brown & Co, 2014
ISBN: 9780316247160
0316247162
Branch Call Number: 782.4216 BEATL DAVIE
Characteristics: 376 pages. ; cm

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