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The Beatles: The BBC Archives: 1962-1970

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BBC radio and television played crucial roles during The Beatles’ initial breakthrough and subsequent global domination. This book reveals how the relationship between the UK’s foremost broadcasting organization and the world’s most celebrated pop group developed between 1962 and 1970.

This in-depth account of The Beatles’ BBC appearances features transcripts of broadcast i
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Hardcover, 336 pages
Published October 17th 2013 by BBC Books (first published October 10th 2013)
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Una Tiers
Apr 04, 2015 Una Tiers rated it it was amazing
This book weighs 20# and is far too heavy to hold and read. The review is based on the lovely pictures and memories those pics provoked.
Tobin Elliott
Jul 21, 2015 Tobin Elliott rated it it was amazing
This is exactly what it purports to be: A book about The Beatles at the BBC. It faithfully recreates many of the appearances and interviews The Beatles--both together and separately--participated in at the Beeb over the years.

Through it, you can watch their rise and fall. And, though many of the early interviews are goonish, which was, of course, what the public wanted from the, you can also see them maturing into their different personalities. You can see them taking up causes and moving deepe
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Rodney
Apr 16, 2014 Rodney added it
Deserves a place on the narrow shelf of absolutely essential books about The Beatles.
Aaron Badgley
Nov 16, 2014 Aaron Badgley rated it it was amazing
This book is perfect. Well researched, and very readable.
Makes me want to buy all BBC bootlegs.
Nola Cancel
Nov 10, 2013 Nola Cancel rated it it was amazing
From the moment they came onto the scene, the Beatles captured our hearts, minds and souls. With their groundbreaking music, intelligent comments and undeniable good looks, we couldn’t help but be enthralled. We followed their progress all the way from small time band playing tiny clubs in Europe thru “Beatlemania” and right up to their final appearances when the end was near.

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Patti Miller
Many interesting photos, schedules and memos from the time. Very interesting. Some great interviews also.
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Oct 14, 2013 Drew Athans rated it it was amazing
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