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Love Me Do!: Beatles Progress

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The year is 1963 and "Love Me Do" is the Beatles' first number one hit, closely followed by "Please Please Me". John, Paul, George and Ringo celebrate their new found success with a hectic six-week tour, briefly interrupted by an historic live appearance at the "Royal Variety Performance" at the London Palladium. This is the beginning of "Beatlemania" and American writer, ...more
Paperback, 141 pages
Published November 30th 1995 by Penguin Books Ltd
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Alan
Jul 04, 2013 Alan rated it it was amazing
wonderful. gets you right inside the early days of Beatlemania 1963/64, holed up in the hotels on tour with the band, inside the besieged cars, quipping with the reporters, doing Jke Box Jury and the Morecambe and Wise Show, meeting ambassadors, Cassius Clay (as was)... of course I'm old enough to remember, although I was only 8/9: She Loves you on the radio and the Beatles faces in the newspapers that dropped through our letterbox. A great liberating force.. more later.

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Lindsey
Sep 11, 2016 Lindsey rated it really liked it
If you ever wished you were a fly on the wall in a Beatles dressing room, this is the book for you! The book is written in snippets of conversations overheard here and there by the author so the format is not the smoothest but it's a wonderful insiders view of beatlemania in 1963.
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Aug 11, 2016 Skyler rated it it was amazing
I first heard about Love Me Do!: Beatles Progress on Rolling Stone's list of 10 best Beatle books--it was ranked in the top slot. I had to check it out for myself, and I sure am glad I did. I wish more people would write biographies like Michael Braun writes about the Beatles first years. There isn't much background biographical information in here, but rather it's like we're right there with the band. It shows the lack on competence of journalists, the ridiculousness of Beatle-crazed fans, and ...more
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