Eight Days A Week: Inside The Beatles' Final World Tour
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Eight Days A Week: Inside The Beatles' Final World Tour

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Eight Days a Week is the inside account of The Beatles' final world tour, through the lens and words of their official photographer, Robert Whitaker.

This lavish book, containing many preciously unpublished photographs, documents the tempestuous journey that began in Germany and included a visit to Hamburg, scene thereof the group's legendary early performances. After playi

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Published September 11th 2008 by Metro Books
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Frederick
Nov 22, 2008 Frederick rated it 4 of 5 stars Recommends it for: Fans of Rock 'n' Roll
Robert Whitaker was hired by Brian Epstein to photograph the Beatles on their 1966 world tour. This account not only contains a lot of great pictures of the Beatles, it is one of the few really straightforward written accounts by any eyewitness. I estimate this book is about 140 pages. (The pages aren't numbered.) The photos take up the majority of the space, but the explanations of the photos are direct and very informative. While most of the pictures are in black and white, there is a sudden b...more
Heather
a very nice picture book which is what i like. these pictures are from their last tour, most of which i hadnt seen. the photographer has little stories and explanations of the photographs in the captions. i found myself wanting to know more of the stories behind them. :) its interesting to see what he was doing technically; shooting b&w in very low/existing light. it made for some really great natural photographs but some were frustratingly dark or underexposed. being that i like shooting in...more
Btlesluvr
Fascinating book! Could not but down. Has great pictures of the Beatles final tour. Learnt a lot.
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Robert Whitaker is a journalist and author who writes primarily about medicine and science. He is the author of four books. His latest book, Anatomy of an Epidemic, will be published by Crown in April 2010."
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