Dreaming the Beatles: The Love Story of One Band and the Whole World

By | December 3, 2017
Dreaming the Beatles: The Love Story of One Band and the Whole World Author Rob Sheffield
ISBN-10 0062207652
ISBN-13 9780062207654
Year 2017-04-25
Pages 368
Language English
Publisher Dey Street Books
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This is the best book about the Beatles ever written Mashable Rob Sheffield the Rolling Stone columnist and bestselling author of Love Is a Mix Tape offers an entertaining unconventional look at the most popular band in history the Beatles exploring what they mean today and why they still matter so intensely to a generation that has never known a world without them Dreamingthe Beatles is not another biography of the Beatles or a song by song analysis of the best of John and Paul It isnt another expos about how they broke up It isnt a history of their gigs or their gear It is a collection of essays telling the story of what this ubiquitous band means to a generation who grew up with the Beatles music on their parents stereos and their faces on T shirts What do the Beatles mean today Why are they more famous and beloved now than ever And why do they still matter so much to us nearly fifty years after they broke up As he did in his previous books Love is a Mix Tape Talking to Girls About Duran Duran and Turn Around Bright Eyes Sheffield focuses on the emotional connections we make to music This time he focuses on the biggest pop culture phenomenon of all timeThe Beatles In his singular voice he explores what the Beatles mean today to fans who have learned to love them on their own terms and not just for the sake of nostalgia Dreaming theBeatlestells the story of how four lads from Liverpool became the worlds biggest pop group then broke upbut then somehow just kept getting bigger At this point their music doesnt belong to the pastit belongs to right now This book is a celebration of that music showing why the Beatles remain the worlds favorite thingand how they invented the future were all living in today

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