The leading biography of the Beatles. Many years in the making, Lewisohn ties the stories to contemporaneous events in British culture, framing the Beatles lives with places, people and news. Extensively researched with eye-witness interviews. The extended edition is two boxed hardback books. This is the first of three editions, Volume 1 only takes us up to 1962!
In-depth study of the Beatles US tours, with documents, photos, detailed reports of each gig and all the background stories. Conveys the excitement, the history, and the mania!
Volume 1 covers 1964,
Volume 2 covers 1965 to 1966.
Fifteen years of research into this almost day-by-day account of the lives of John and Yoko, 1968 to 1980. Fascinating to dip into randomly and an invaluable reference book. Hard to get hold of now and quite expensive, but worth every penny for devoted fans, historians and bloggers.
Volume 1 - Way Beyond Compare 1957 to 1965.
Volume 2 - That Magic Feeling 1966 to 1970.
Indispensible guide to the studio recordings, thoroughly researched and easy to use.
Invaluable reference book documenting every gig, radio and TV appearance and every recording session. All in date order, lots of photos and documents, a great reference guide.
Anthology - to accompany the TV series and albums of the same name, the Fabs tell their own story in their own words.
The cluttered design is a little dated but the written content is the biggest collection of Beatles quotes with unique insight to tell their incredible story.
The most thoroughly researched and in-depth account of the Beatles' Hamburg years, by the leading authority on the subject. Many rare photos and copies of documents and letters.
A very useful resource for information on the Beatles day-to-day story.
All the Beatles locations in Liverpool. Well researched and informative. By Mark Ashworth.
Fascinating blogs about The Beatles, with news and articles. By Roger Stormo.