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Beatles for Sale on Parlophone Records
Beatles For Sale on Parlophone Records covers all of the singles, albums and extended play discs issued by the Beatles in the U.K. from 1962 through 1970. Each record is given a separate chapter, which tells the stories behind how the songs appearing on the disc were written and recorded. The chapters also detail how the records were marketed and contain sales and chart in ...more
Hardcover, 444 pages
Published October 5th 2011 by Four Ninety-Eight Productions
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This book had a lot of detail about the Beatles' recordings. However, the intro to the book advised the reader not interested in such great detail how to pass by that stuff and enjoy the story of the Beatles' recording lives. It was fun to learn about how complex, detailed, and difficult writing and recording music actually is. The book reflects how dedicated these men were to their art and the great effort they put into achieving excellence, originality, and musicality in their work. They were ...more
Bruce Spizer exhaustive reviews of all the various aspects of the Beatles recordings are amazingly detailed and endlessly fascinating. These are reference books rather than books to read straight through. This particular volume explores the British label Parlophone, which released all the Beatles albums in the U.K. until they formed their Apple label.