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The Beatles

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As the friend and only authorized biographer of the most famous musical group in history, Davies had full access to the Beatles as well as their help and encouragement in writing this biography. He spent eighteen months with them when they were at the peak of their musical genius and the pinnacle of their popularity, making a mark on history and popular culture that would never fade. Davies stayed on with the Beatles through their breakup and remained friends with the individual members afterwards, enabling him to write the continuing story of their solo careers.First published in 1968, this revised edition has added information, including a new introduction.
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This worldwide bestseller is the biography that defined a band—and an era.

As the friend and only authorized biographer of the most famous musical group in history, Davies had full access to the Beatles—including their family, friends, and colleauges—as well as their help and encouragement in writing this biography. He spent eighteen months with them when they were at the peak of their musical genius and the pinnacle of their popularity, making a mark on history and popular culture that would never fade. Davies stayed on with the Beatles through their breakup and remained friends with the individual members afterwards, enabling him to write the continuing story of their solo careers.

First published in 1968, this newly revised edition has added information, including a new introduction and a newly discovered song lyric by George Harrison.

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table_of_contents Liverpool. John ; John and the Quarrymen ; Paul ; Paul and the Quarrymen ; George ; George and the Quarrymen ; John at art college ; From Quarrymen to Moondogs ; Stu and Scotland and the Silver Beatles ; The Casbah ; Hamburg ; Astrid and Klaus ; Liverpool : Litherland and Cavern ; Marking time : Liverpool and Hamburg ; Brian Epstein ; Brian signs the Beatles ; Decca and Pete Best ; Ringo ; Ringo with the Beatles -- London and the world. George Martin and Dick James ; Touring ; Beatlemania ; U.S.A. ; Britain and back to the U.S.A. ; The end of toruing ; The death of Brian Epstein ; 1967 : THe Beatles as a group : from drugs to Maharishi -- 1968. Friends and parents ; The Beatles' empire ; The Beatles and their music ; John ; Paul ; George ; Ringo -- End bit -- Postscript 1985.
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