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The Beatles Are Coming!: The Birth of Beatlemania in America
The Beatles Are Coming! covers the Beatles first visit to the United States and the events leading up to the group's arrival on February 7, 1964. It is the most thorough and accurate book ever published on how Beatlemania evolved in America. The book details why Capitol Records turned down the Beatles four times before finally agreeing to release their records. It tells th ...more
Hardcover, 246 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by Four Ninety-Eight Productions
(first published December 2003)
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You will not find a more detailed account of the Beatles' visit to America, nor the events leading up to it, anywhere else. Brilliantly researched, meticulous, and uncovering several myths in the process. Spizer is a godsend to those Beatles fans who want every minute detail of exactly how things happened. Regular readers will probably get bogged down in reading about "Love Me Do"'s airplay on American radio in 1963, for example. A primary source of Beatles history for those who care.