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Author Leonard, Candy, author.

Title Beatleness : how the Beatles and their fans remade the world / Candy Leonard.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Arcade Publishing, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Beatles LEO    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    782.42166 LEO    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xxiv, 310 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [274]-295) and index.
Contents Setting the stage -- Something new : "Ed Sullivan Show" to "A Hard Day's Night" : February 9, 1964-July 1964 -- British boys : "A Hard Day's Night" to "Help!" : August 1964-November 1965 -- The embodiment of cool : "Rubber Soul" to "Revolver" : December 1965-January 1967 -- I'd love to turn you on : "Penny Lane"/"Strawberry Fields Forever" to "Magical Mystery Tour" : February 1967-December 1967 -- We all want to change the world : "Hey Jude"/"Revolution" to "Abbey Road" : January 1968-December 1968 -- The last leg : "Abbey Road" to "Let It Be" : January 1969-May 1970 -- Beatleness abounds.
Summary "The Beatles arrived in the United States on February 7, 1964, and immediately became a constant, compelling presence in fans' lives. For the next six years, the band presented a nonstop deluge of sounds, words, images, and ideas, transforming the childhood and adolescence of millions of baby boomers. Beatleness explains how the band became a source of emotional, intellectual, aesthetic, and spiritual nurturance in fans' lives, creating a relationship that was historically unique"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject Beatles -- Influence.
Popular music -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Nineteen sixties -- Social aspects -- United States.
Popular music fans -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Added Title How the Beatles and their fans remade the world
ISBN 9781628724172 (hc : alk. paper) : $24.95
162872417X (hc : alk. paper)

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