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All you need is love : the Beatles in their own words / [interviews by] Peter Brown and Steven Gaines.

Brown, Peter, 1937- (interviewer.). Gaines, Steven S., (interviewer.).

"An oral history of The Beatles from never-before-seen interviews. All You Need Is Love is a groundbreaking oral history of the one of the most enduring musical acts of all time. The material is comprised of intimate interviews with Paul McCartney, Yoko Ono, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, their families, friends and business associates that were conducted by Beatles intimate Peter Brown and author Steven Gaines in 1980-1981 during the preparation of their international bestseller, The Love You Make, which spent four months on the New York Times bestseller list in 1983 and remains the biggest selling biography worldwide about the Beatles Only a small portion of the contents of these transcribed interviews have ever been revealed. The interviews are unique and candid. The information, stories, and experiences, and the authority of the people who relate to them, have historic value. No collection like this can ever be assembled again. In addition to interviews with Paul, Yoko, Ringo and George, Brown and Gaines also include interviews from ex-wives Cynthia Lennon, Pattie Harrison Clapton, and Maureen Starkey, as well as the major social and business figures of the Beatles' inner circle. Among other sought-after information the interviews contribute definitively as to why the Beatles broke up"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781250285010
  • ISBN: 1250285011
  • Physical Description: viii, 339 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2024.

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General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Brian Epstein -- Paul McCartney -- Alistair Taylor -- Queenie Epstein -- Nat Weiss -- Alistair Taylor on Brian's Death -- Peter Brown on Brian's Death -- Allan Williams -- Bob Wooler -- Dick James -- Geoffrey Ellis -- Peter Brown on Manila -- Vic Lewis -- George Harrison -- Alexis Mardas -- Peter Brown on Maharishi -- Pattie Boyd Harrison Clapton and Jenny Boyd Fleetwood -- Neil Aspinall -- David Puttnam -- Martin Polden -- Peter Brown on Apple -- Alistair Taylor on Apple -- Derek Taylor -- Peter Brown on "Hey Jude" -- Robert Fraser -- Ray Connolly -- John Dunbar -- Cynthia Lennon Twist -- Ron Kass on Yoko Ono -- Yoko Ono -- May Pang -- Peter Brown on Allen Klein -- Dick James on Northern Songs -- Ron Kass -- John Eastman -- Alistair Taylor on Allen Klein Having Him Fired -- Allen Klein -- Maureen Starkey -- Ringo Starr.
Subject: Beatles.
Beatles > Interviews.
Beatles > Friends and associates > Interviews.
Rock musicians > Interviews.
Rock music > 1961-1970 > History and criticism.
Genre: Oral histories.

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Indian Valley Public Library 782.42166092 Brown Music (Text) 39427103796504 Nonfiction Room: Adult Nonfiction Checked Out 06/01/2024

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