Complete Idiot's Guide to Beatles by Richard Buskin

By Richard Buskin

You are no fool, after all. you recognize Rubber Soul,Revolver, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts membership Band, and Abbey highway are thought of among the finest rock albums of all time; you may have obvious the vintage movies a troublesome Day's evening and Help!; and you've got witnessed the number one good fortune of all 3 Anthology CDs and their TV/video opposite numbers. yet now you are wondering...why all this fuss concerning the Fab 4 greater than 1 / 4 century after their breakup? do not move us by way of but! the whole Idiot's consultant to The Beatles takes you on a yellow submarine experience during the Beatles phenomenon, from their early skiffle days in Liverpool to Anthology and solo tasks. during this whole Idiot's consultant you get

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Their success opened the way for many fellow British artists. • Once The Beatles became successful, they were able to voice their political and social views, influencing a generation. • The Beatles set many records that stand to this day. Page 13 Chapter 2 Four Little Lord Fauntleroys—All Bow Down With the possible exception of Elvis Presley, no other popular entertainment act has been as influential or as idolized on a long­term basis as The Beatles.  They have been taken by the group's music, their personalities, their clothes, you name it.

Q: What's your reaction to a Seattle psychiatrist's opinion that you are a menace? George: Psychiatrists are a menace. Q: Would you like to walk down the street without being recognised?  There's no point in it.  What did you think of it? Paul: The Playboy and I are just good friends. Page 27 Q: Does all the adulation from teenage girls affect you? John: When I feel my head start to swell, I look at Ringo and know perfectly well we're not supermen. Q: Do teenagers scream at you because they are, in effect, revolting against their parents?

George: Psychiatrists are a menace. Q: Would you like to walk down the street without being recognised?  There's no point in it.  What did you think of it? Paul: The Playboy and I are just good friends. Page 27 Q: Does all the adulation from teenage girls affect you? John: When I feel my head start to swell, I look at Ringo and know perfectly well we're not supermen. Q: Do teenagers scream at you because they are, in effect, revolting against their parents? Paul: They've been revolting for years.

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