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The Beatles: Will You Read My Book? (May 2016): Works Cited

By Paul O. Jenkins

Works Cited: Books

Allison, Dale C., Jr.  The Love There That’s Sleeping: The Art and Spirituality of George Harrison.  Continuum International Publishers Group, 2006.

Babiuk, Andy.  Beatles Gear, ed. by Tony Bacon.  Backbeat, 2001.

Baird, Julia.  Imagine This: Growing Up with My Brother, John Lennon.  London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2007.

Barrow, Tony.  John, Paul, George, Ringo & Me: The Real Beatles Story.  London: Andre Deutsch, 2005.

Beatles.  The Beatles Anthology.  Chronicle Books, 2000.

The Beatles: Paperback Writer: 40 Years of Classic Writing, ed. by Mike Evans.  London: Plexus, 2009.

The Beatles Are Here!: 50 Years after the Band Arrived in America, Writers and Other Fans Remember, ed. by Penelope Rowlands.  Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2014.

The Beatles Literary Anthology, ed. by Mike Evans.  London: Plexus, 2004.

The Beatles, Popular Music, and Society: A Thousand Voices, ed. by Ian Inglis.  St. Martin’s, 2000 (CH, Feb’01, 38-3244).

The Beatles Reader: A Selection of Contemporary Views, News & Reviews of the Beatles in Their Heyday, ed. by Charles P. Neises.  Pierian Press, 1984 (CH, Jan’85).

Belmo.  The Making of the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.  CG Pub., 1996.

Benitez, Vincent P.  The Words and Music of Paul McCartney: The Solo Years.  Praeger, 2010 (CH, Jan’11, 48-2575).

Benson, Ross.  Paul McCartney: Behind the Myth.  London: Gollancz, 1992.

Berman, Garry.  “We’re Going to See the Beatles!”: An Oral History of Beatlemania as Told by the Fans Who Were There.  Santa Monica Press, 2008.

Blaney, John.  Beatles for Sale: How Everything They Touched Turned to Gold.  London: Jawbone Press, 2008.

____.  Lennon and McCartney: Together Alone: A Critical Discography of Their Solo Work.  London: Jawbone Press, 2007.

Boyd, Pattie, with Penny Junior.  Wonderful Tonight: George Harrison, Eric Clapton, and Me.  Harmony Books, 2007.

Brocken, Michael, and Melissa Davis.  The Beatles Bibliography: A New Guide to the Literature.  Beatle Works, 2012.

Brodax, Al.  Up Periscope Yellow: The Making of the Beatles’ Yellow Submarine.  Limelight, 2004.

Brown, Peter, and Steven Gaines.  The Love You Make: An Insider’s Story of the Beatles.  McGraw-Hill, 1983.

Burrows, Terry.  The Beatles Day by Day.  Chartwell Books, 2013.

The Cambridge Companion to the Beatles, ed. by Kenneth Womack.  Cambridge, 2009 (CH, Sep’10, 48-0170).

Carlin, Peter Ames.  Paul McCartney: A Life.  Simon and Schuster, 2009.

Clayson, Alan.  The Quiet One: A Life of George Harrison.  London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1990.

____.  Ringo Starr: Straight Man or Joker?  Paragon House, 1992 (CH, Feb’93, 30-3187).

Coleman, Ray.  John Ono Lennon.  London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1984.

____.  John Winston Lennon.  London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1984.

____.  The Man Who Made the Beatles: An Intimate Biography of Brian Epstein.  McGraw-Hill, 1989 (CH, Nov’89, 27-1442).

Courrier, Kevin.  Artificial Paradise: The Dark Side of the Beatles’ Utopian Dream.  Praeger, 2009.

Davies, Hunter.  The Beatles: The Authorized Biography.  McGraw-Hill, 1968 (CH, Mar’70); updated and rev. ed., London: Ebury, 2009.

____.  The Beatles Lyrics: The Stories behind the Music, Including the Handwritten Drafts of More than 100 Classic Beatles Songs.  Little, Brown, 2014.

DiLello, Richard.  The Longest Cocktail Party: An Insider’s Diary of the Beatles, Their Million-Dollar Empire, and Its Wild Rise and Fall.  Playboy Press, 1972.

Doggett, Peter.  You Never Give Me Your Money: The Battle for the Soul of the Beatles.  HarperCollins, 2009.

Doyle, Tom.  Man on the Run: Paul McCartney in the Seventies.  Ballantine Books, 2014.

Elliott, Anthony.  The Mourning of John Lennon.  California, 1999 (CH, Sep’99, 37-0213).

Emerick, Geoff, and Howard Massey.  Here, There, and Everywhere: My Life Recording the Music of the Beatles.  Gotham Books, 2007.

Epstein, Brian.  A Cellarful of Noise.  Doubleday, 1964.

Evans, Mike.  The Art of the Beatles.  Beech Tree Books, 1984.

Everett, Walter.  The Beatles as Musicians: The Quarry Men through Rubber Soul.  Oxford, 2001.

____.  The Beatles as Musicians: Revolver through the Anthology.  Oxford, 1999 (CH, Nov’99, 37-1454).

Every Sound There Is: The Beatles’ Revolver and the Transformation of Rock and Roll, ed. by Russell Reising.  Ashgate, 2002 (CH, Nov’02, 40-1442).

Fawcett, Anthony.  John Lennon: One Day at a Time: A Personal Biography of the Seventies.  Grove, 1976.

Frontani, Michael R.  The Beatles: Image and the Media.  University Press of Mississippi, 2007 (CH, Sep’08, 46-0182).

Giuliano, Geoffrey.  Blackbird: The Life and Times of Paul McCartney.  Dutton, 1991.

Glynn, Stephen.  A Hard Day’s Night.  I. B. Tauris, 2005.

Goldman, Albert.  The Lives of John Lennon.  W. Morrow, 1988.

Gould, Jonathan.  Can’t Buy Me Love: The Beatles, Britain, and America.  Harmony Books, 2007 (CH, Oct’08, 46-0796).

Granados, Stefan.  Those Were the Days: An Unofficial History of the Beatles Apple Organization, 1967–2001.  London: Cherry Red, 2002.

Greene, Joshua.  Here Comes the Sun: The Spiritual and Musical Journey of George Harrison.  Wiley, 2006.

Guesdon, Jean-Michel, and Philippe Margotin.  All the Songs: The Story behind Every Beatles Release.  Black Dog & Leventhal, [2013].

Harrison, George.  I, Me, Mine.  Simon & Schuster, 1981.

Harrison, Olivia.  George Harrison: Living in the Material World, ed. by Mark Holborn.  Abrams, 2011.

Harry, Bill.  The Ultimate Beatles Encyclopedia.  Hyperion, 1992; rev. and updated as The Beatles Encyclopedia, London: Virgin, 2000.

____.  The George Harrison Encyclopedia.  London: Virgin, 2003.

____.  The John Lennon Encyclopedia.  London: Virgin, 2000.

____.  The Paul McCartney Encyclopedia.  London: Virgin, 2002.

Hertsgaard, Mark.  A Day in the Life: The Music and Artistry of the Beatles.  Delacorte Press, 1995.

Hewitt, Paolo.  Fab Gear: The Beatles and Fashion.  Prestel, 2011.

Huntley, Eliot J.  Behind That Locked Door: George Harrison: After the Break-Up of the Beatles.  Xerostar Holdings, 2002.

In My Life: Encounters with the Beatles, ed. by Robert Cording, Shelli Jankowski-Smith, and E. J. Miller Laino.  Fromm International, 1998.

Ingham, Chris.  The Rough Guide to the Beatles.  Rough Guides, 2003; 3rd ed., 2009.

Inglis, Ian.  The Words and Music of George Harrison.  Praeger, 2010 (CH, Oct’10, 48-0769).

Jackson, Andrew Grant.  Still the Greatest: The Essential Songs of the Beatles’ Solo Careers.  Scarecrow, 2012 (CH, Jan’13, 50-2412).

Kane, Larry.  Ticket to Ride: Inside the Beatles’ 1964 Tour That Changed the World.  Running Press, 2003.

Kenny, Francis.  The Making of John Lennon: The Untold Story behind the Rise and Fall of the Beatles.  Edinburgh: Luath Press Ltd., 2014.

King, Martin.  Men, Masculinity, and the Beatles.  Ashgate, 2013.

Kirchherr, Astrid.  When We Was Fab.  Guildford: Genesis Publications, 2003.

Kozinn, Allan.  The Beatles.  Phaidon, 1995.

Kruth, John.  This Bird Has Flown: The Enduring Beauty of Rubber Soul Fifty Years On.  Backbeat Books, 2015.

Leng, Simon.  While My Guitar Gently Weeps: The Music of George Harrison.  Hal Leonard, 2006.

The Lennon Companion: Twenty-Five Years of Comment, ed. by Elizabeth Thomson and David Gutman.  Schirmer, 1988.

Lennon, Cynthia.  John.  Crown, 2005.

____.  A Twist of Lennon.  Avon, 1978.

Lennon, John.  In His Own Write.  Simon and Schuster, 1964.

____.  The John Lennon Letters, ed. and introd. by Hunter Davies.  Little, Brown, 2012.

____.  Lennon Remembers, [interviews by] Jann S. Wenner.  Straight Arrow Books, 1971.

____.  A Spaniard in the Works.  J. Cape., 1965.

Leonard, Candy.  Beatleness: How the Beatles and Their Fans Remade the World.  Arcade, 2014.

Lewisohn, Mark.  All These Years: v.1: Tune In.  Little, Brown, 2013-  .

____.  The Beatles Recording Sessions.  Harmony Books, 1988.

____.  The Complete Beatles Chronicle.  Harmony Books, 1992.

MacDonald, Ian.  Revolution in the Head: The Beatles’ Records and the Sixties.  H. Holt, 1994 (CH, May’95, 32-4993).

MacFarlane, Thomas.  The Beatles’ Abbey Road Medley: Extended Forms of Popular Music.  Scarecrow, 2008 (CH, Jun’08, 45-5480).

____.  The Beatles and McLuhan: Understanding the Electric Age.  Scarecrow, 2013 (CH, Jun’13, 50-5504).

The Mammoth Book of the Beatles, ed. and introd. by Sean Egan.  London: Robinson, 2009.

Marsh, Dave.  The Beatles’ Second Album.  Rodale, 2007.

Martin, George, with Jeremy Hornsby.  All You Need Is Ears.  St. Martin’s, 1979 (CH, Sep’80).

Martin, George, with William Pearson.  With a Little Help from My Friends: The Making of Sgt. Pepper.  Little, Brown, 1994.

Matteo, Steve.  Let It Be.  Continuum International Publishers Group, 2004.

McKinney, Devin.  Magic Circles: The Beatles in Dream and History.  Harvard, 2003 (CH, May’04, 41-5205).

Mellers, Wilfrid.  Twilight of the Gods: The Beatles in Retrospect.  Viking, 1973 (CH, Nov’74).

Miles, Barry.  Paul McCartney: Many Years from Now.  H. Holt, 1997.

Miles, Barry, and Keith Badman.  The Beatles Diary. 2v.  Omnibus, 2001.

Millard, A. J.  Beatlemania: Technology, Business, and Teen Culture in Cold War America.  Johns Hopkins, 2012 (CH, Dec’12, 50-1979).

Moore, Allan F.  The Beatles, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.  Cambridge, 1997 (CH, Jul’98, 35-6154).

Morton, Ray.  A Hard Day’s Night.  Limelight, 2011.

Neaverson, Bob.  The Beatles Movies.  Cassell, 1997.

Norman, Philip.  John Lennon: The Life.  Ecco, 2008.

____.  Shout! The Beatles in Their Generation.  Simon & Schuster, 1981.

O’Donnell, Jim.  The Day John Met Paul: An Hour-by-Hour Account of How the Beatles Began.  Penguin Books, 1996.

Pelyushonok, Yury.  Strings for a Beatle Bass: The Beatles Generation in the USSR, tr. by Olga Sansom.  Ottawa: PLY Publisher, 1999.

Quantick, David.  Revolution: The Making of the Beatles’ White Album.  A Cappella Books, 2002.

Read the Beatles: Classic and New Writings on the Beatles, Their Legacy, and Why They Still Matter, ed. by June Skinner Sawyers.  Penguin Books, 2006.

Reading the Beatles: Cultural Studies, Literary Criticism, and the Fab Four, ed. by Kenneth Womack and Todd F. Davis.  SUNY Press, 2006 (CH, Oct’06, 44-0854).

Reiter, Roland.  The Beatles on Film: Analysis of Movies, Documentaries, Spoofs and Cartoons.  Transcript, 2008.

Riley, Tim.  Lennon: The Man, the Myth, the Music—The Definitive Life.  Hyperion, 2011.

____.  Tell Me Why: A Beatles Commentary.  Knopf, 1988 (CH, Nov’88, 26-1467).

Rodriguez, Robert.  Fab Four FAQ 2.0: The Beatles Solo Years, 1970–1980.  Backbeat Books, 2010.

____.  Revolver: How the Beatles Re-imagined Rock ‘n’ Roll.  Backbeat Books, 2012.

Ryan, Kevin, and Brian Kehew.  Recording the Beatles: The Studio Equipment and Techniques Used to Create Their Classic Albums.  Curvebender, 2006.

Schaffner, Nicholas.  The Beatles Forever.  Cameron House, 1977 (CH, Apr’78).

Schneider, Matthew.  The Long and Winding Road from Blake to the Beatles.  Palgrave Macmillan, 2008 (CH, Jan’09, 46-2573).

Sgt. Pepper and the Beatles: It Was Forty Years Ago Today, ed. by Olivier Julien.  Ashgate, 2008 (CH, Apr’09, 46-4342).

Shapiro, Marc.  All Things Must Pass: The Life of George Harrison.  London: Virgin, 2002.

Shotton, Pete, and Nicholas Schaffner.  John Lennon: In My Life.  Stein and Day, 1983.

Sounes, Howard.  Fab: An Intimate Life of Paul McCartney.  Da Capo, 2010.

Spitz, Bob.  The Beatles: The BiographyLittle, Brown, 2005.

Starr, Michael Seth.  Ringo: With a Little Help.  Backbeat Books, 2015.

Taylor, Alistair, and Martin Roberts.  Yesterday: The Beatles Remembered.  Sidgwick & Jackson, 1988.

Things We Said Today: The Complete Lyrics and Concordance to the Beatles’ Songs, 1962–1970, ed. by Colin Campbell and Allan Murphy.  Pierian Press, 1980 (CH, May’81).

Thomson, Graeme.  George Harrison: Behind the Locked Door.  London: Omnibus, 2013.

Tillery, Gary.  The Cynical Idealist: A Spiritual Biography of John Lennon.  Theosophical Pub. House, 2009.

____.  Working Class Mystic: A Spiritual Biography of George Harrison.  Quest Books/Theosophical Pub. House, 2011.

Turner, Steve.  The Gospel according to the Beatles.  Westminster John Knox, 2006.

____.  A Hard Day’s Write: The Story behind Every Beatles Song.  HarperPerennial, 1994.

Unterberger, Richie.  The Unreleased Beatles, Music and Film.  Backbeat Books, 2006.

Urish, Ben, and Ken Bielen.  The Words and Music of John Lennon.  Praeger, 2007 (CH, Jan’08, 45-2527).

Wiener, Allen J.  The Beatles: A Recording History.  McFarland, 1986 (CH, Feb’87).

Williams, Allan, and William Marshall.  The Man Who Gave the Beatles Away.  Macmillan, 1975.

Winn, John C.  The Beatles’ Recorded Legacy.  2v.  Three Rivers Press, 2008-09.

Womack, Kenneth.  The Beatles Encyclopedia: Everything Fab Four.  Greenwood, 2014 (CH, Jan’15, 52-2310).

Works Cited: DVDs/Films and Websites

All You Need Is Cash.  Directed by Eric Idle and Gary Weis; written and conceived by Eric Idle.  1978.  Broadway Video, 2001.  DVD.

BeatleLinks: The Beatles Internet Resource Guide  Website.

The Beatles.  Created by Al Brodax and Sylban Buck; written by Dennis Marks et al.  1965-69.  Rhino Home Video, 1995.  DVD.

The Beatles.  Website.

The Beatles: The First U.S. Visit.  1964.  [London]: Apple Corps, 2003.  DVD.

The Beatles Anthology.  Produced by Chips Chipperfield; directed by Geoff Wonfor; written by Bob Smeaton.  1995.  [London]: Apple Corps, 1996.  5 DVD set.

The Beatles Ultimate Experience.  Website.

Composing the Beatles Songbook: Lennon and McCartney 1957–1965.  Surrey, England: Pride Productions, 2008.  DVD.

George Harrison: Living in the Material World.  Directed by Martin Scorsese.  Lionsgate, 2011.  2 DVD set.

A Hard Day’s Night.  Directed by Richard Lester.  1964.  MPI Home Video, 1997.  DVD.

Help!  Directed by Richard Lester.  1965.  MPI Home Video, 1997.  DVD.

Imagine: John Lennon.  Directed by Andrew Solt; written by Sam Egan and Andrew Solt.  Warner Bros., 1988.  DVD.

The Internet Beatles Album.  Website.

John Lennon: Love Is All You Need.  Directed by Alan Byron and Ashley Hall.  A2B Media, 2010.  DVD.

LennoNYC.  Produced by Susan Lacy, Jessica Levin, and Michael Epstein; written and directed by Michael Epstein.  Two Lefts Don’t Make a Right Productions, 2010.  DVD.

Let It Be.  Directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg.  London: Apple Films, 1970.

Nowhere Boy.  Directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson.  Ecosse Films, 2009.  DVD.

Strange Fruit: The Beatles’ Apple Records.  Produced by Prism Films.  Surrey, UK: Sexy Intellectual/Chrome Dreams Media, 2011.  DVD.

The U.S. vs. John Lennon.  Directed and written by David Leaf and John Scheinfeld.  Lionsgate, 2008.  DVD.

Yellow Submarine.  Directed by George Dunning.  1968.  London: Apple Corps, 2012.  DVD.