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Cambridge Companion to the Beatles

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ISBN-10: 052186965X

ISBN-13: 9780521869652

Edition: 2009

Authors: Kenneth Womack

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List price: $145.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/12/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 344
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.804
Language: English

Ruth Robbins is Professor of English and head of the School of Cultural Studies at Leeds Metropolitan University. She is the author of a number of books on both literature and theory, including most recently Oscar Wilde (2011).Kenneth Womack is Professor of English and Integrative Arts at Penn State University's Altoona College, where he also serves as Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. He is the author of numerous works of nonfiction, including Long and Winding Roads: The Evolving Artistry of the Beatles. He is also the author of two novels, including John Doe No. 2 and the Dreamland Motel and The Restaurant at the End of the World.

Foreword
Chronology of the Beatles' lives and works
Introducing the Beatles
Background
Six boys, six Beatles: the formative years, 1950-1962
Appendix: the repertoire, 1957-1962
The Beatles as recording artists
Works
Rock and roll music
'Try thinking more': Rubber Soul and the Beatles' transformation of pop
Magical mystery tours, and other trips: yellow submarines, newspaper taxis, and the Beatles' psychedelic years
Revolution Ian Inglis
On their way home: the Beatles in 1969 and 1970
Apple records
The solo years
Any time at all: the Beatles' free phrase rhythms
Appendix: the Beatles' canon on compact disc
History and Influence
The Beatles as zeitgeist
Beatles news: product line extensions and the rock canon
'An abstraction, like Christmas': the Beatles for sale and for keeps
General discography