Steve Turner is the author of Trouble Man: The Life and Death of Marvin Gaye, A Hard Day's Write: The Stories Behind Every Beatles' Song, Hungry for Heaven: Rock and Roll and the Search for Redemption, Jack Kerouac: Angelheaded Hipster, and Van Morrison: Too Late to Stop Now. His articles have appeared in Rolling Stone, Mojo, Q, and the London Times. He lives in London with his wife and two children.
It gives an accurate outline of the stories behind every Beatle song, and what interesting stories they are.
Another Christmas gift for my husband who is a huge Beatles fan, he loved the book and is anxious to start reading it once he finishes his other Beatles book.
If you've read the zillion books on the Beatles, you likely wouldn't find anything new here, but I found new bits on nearly every page.
As a die-hard Beatles fan (I have only Beatles albums on my iPod), I already knew the stories behind many of my favorite tunes. Read morePublished 1 month ago by William G. Schmidt
who is not in love with the Beatles? I love to read and the Beatles started the way music would becomePublished 3 months ago by lennonlover
I was surprised to see that this book was printed on glossy pages. I think it has the same size as a bond paper which also surprised me because I thought this was going to look... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Toni
Great book What else can I say? This is a great purchase a one of a kind theme from a unique author, this is more than awesome.Published 3 months ago by PABG, Somewhere in the world
This book was a gift for my husband. He has really enjoyed the information supplied.
Finding out about how things evolved was very interesting.
...having been a fan since 1963, and having read numerous books & articles over the years, i was expecting lots more "new" info. Read morePublished 6 months ago by zumafan
Love this book! It is so informative! Great pictures! We love the Beatles! This was a gift for a friend who is even more of a fan so he has read it a few times.Published 6 months ago by ashley
Very well written and shines light on the composition of all the fab four's amazing songs, popular and not so popular. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Hannah Corcoran
does not really analyze the lyrics and content of the album songs as I thought it would but it does help you understand what inspired them in real life, something else than drugs.Published 7 months ago by Andrea Sandoval