Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Beatles 1962-66: The Stories Behind the Songs 1962-1966” as Want to Read:
The Beatles 1962-66: The Stories Behind the Songs 1962-1966
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

The Beatles 1962-66: The Stories Behind the Songs 1962-1966

4.44 of 5 stars 4.44  ·  rating details  ·  32 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Who was “just 17” and made Paul's heart go 'boom?' Was there really an Eleanor Rigby? Steve Turner shatters many myths and adds a new dimension to the Fab Four's rich legacy by investigating the events immortalized in the songs that took the Fab Four to the top of the charts in the early '60s.
Paperback, 192 pages
Published April 5th 2011 by Carlton Books (first published 2009)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Beatles 1962-66, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Beatles 1962-66

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 64)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Clint Priest
For The Beatles nerd, the book goes through song by song with background info and meaning. Recommended for devout fans; casual readers will find it less interesting.
Bryn
Excellent portrait of the early Beatles and their songwriting journey.
Zb1113
Zb1113 marked it as to-read
Dec 23, 2014
Andrew Nedelchev
Andrew Nedelchev marked it as to-read
Dec 17, 2014
Max Milner
Max Milner marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2014
L
L marked it as to-read
Sep 01, 2014
Nine
Nine added it
Jul 16, 2014
Catgirl (in Perth)
Catgirl (in Perth) marked it as to-read
Jun 27, 2014
Cait
Cait marked it as to-read
May 05, 2014
John
John marked it as to-read
Apr 16, 2014
Kat Hellchester
Kat Hellchester marked it as to-read
Apr 14, 2014
Natalie
Natalie marked it as to-read
Mar 14, 2014
Julian
Julian added it
Mar 02, 2014
Nicole
Nicole added it
May 23, 2013
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Steve Turner is an English music journalist, biographer and poet, who grew up in Northamptonshire, England. His first published article was in the Beatles Monthly in 1969. His career as a journalist began as features editor of Beat Instrumental where he interviewed many of the prominent rock musicians of the 1970s. He subsequently freelanced for music papers including NME, Melody Maker and Rolling ...more
More about Steve Turner...
A Hard Day's Write: The Stories Behind Every Beatles Song The Man Called Cash: The Life, Love, and Faith of an American Legend Jack Kerouac: Angel-Headed Hipster Imagine: A Vision for Christians in the Arts The Band That Played on: The Extraordinary Story of the 8 Musicians Who Went Down with the Titanic

Share This Book