The Resource Dreaming the Beatles : the love story of one band and the whole world, Rob Sheffield

Dreaming the Beatles : the love story of one band and the whole world, Rob Sheffield

Label
Dreaming the Beatles : the love story of one band and the whole world
Title
Dreaming the Beatles
Title remainder
the love story of one band and the whole world
Statement of responsibility
Rob Sheffield
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From Dreaming the Beatles John, Paul, George, and Ringo remain the world's favorite thing. Yet every theory ever devised to explain why has failed. It wasn't their timing. It wasn't drugs. It wasn't that they were the voice of a generation. The vast majority of Beatles fans today weren't born when the records came out--yet the allure of the music keeps on growing, nearly fifty years after the band split. The world keeps dreaming the Beatles, long after the Beatles themselves figured the dream was over. Our Beatles have outlasted theirs. It is truly impossible to imagine a world without the Beatles. Yes, they are the biggest, most iconic rock band of all time. Their music continues to delight, define, and provide a soundtrack for fans all over the globe. It seems, however, that with each passing decade this band has become more popular, more influential, more ubiquitous, more beloved, just MORE, and in Dreaming the Beatles, the Rolling Stone columnist and bestselling author of Love Is a Mix Tape brings his singular voice to the most universal pop culture phenomenon in history, exploring what the Beatles mean today and why they still matter so intensely to a generation that has never known a world without them. This is not another biography of the band, or an expose of how they broke up. It isn't a history of their gigs or gear. It's a fresh, unconventional look at the Beatles' astounding story, from their early friendship to their Sixties creative explosion to their crazed solo years. And, as in his previous books like Talking to Girls About Duran Duran and On Bowie, Sheffield focuses on the emotional connections we make to music. Chronicling his lifelong obsession with the Beatles along with the rest of the world's, Dreaming the Beatles is a passionate celebration of the band and their music, showing how John, Paul, George, and Ringo invented the future we're living in today. It's a book that is brilliant, fresh, and universal--kind of like the Beatles themselves. -- Publisher description
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
KL8
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sheffield, Rob
Dewey number
782.42166
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML421.B4
LC item number
S523 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beatles
  • Beatles
  • Rock musicians
Label
Dreaming the Beatles : the love story of one band and the whole world, Rob Sheffield
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-334) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 350 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062207661
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)972171450
  • 739922
  • (OCoLC)ocn972171450
  • 739922
  • 850621
Label
Dreaming the Beatles : the love story of one band and the whole world, Rob Sheffield
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-334) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 350 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062207661
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)972171450
  • 739922
  • (OCoLC)ocn972171450
  • 739922
  • 850621

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