The Beatles Recording Reference Manual

Volume 1: My Bonnie Through Beatles for Sale (1961-1964)

Author: Jerry Hammack

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781548023935

Category: Sound recordings

Page: 430

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Nominated for the 2018 Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research. The first book of the four-book series, "The Beatles Recording Reference Manual: Volume 1: My Bonnie through Beatles For Sale (1961-1964)" tracks the evolution of the band from their earliest recordings and initial hits, through "Please Please Me", "With The Beatles", "A Hard Day's Night", and "Beatles For Sale". From the first take to the final remix, discover the making of the greatest recordings of all time. Through extensive, fully-documented research, these books fill an important gap left by all other Beatles books published to date and provide a unique view into the recordings of the world's most successful pop music act. The collection and analysis of hundreds of recordings (takes, outtakes, remixes and release versions), books, magazine articles, photos, film and video evidence, and interviews with key engineers who worked on the sessions filter out the noise of myth and conflicting fact to arrive at an accurate telling of the creation of The Beatles classic recordings. Book features: Commercial releases during the period (albums, singles and extended play (EP) discs) Song-by-song narratives of work during the period in order of first recording (Each narration includes an introduction to the song, information on the technical team responsible for production and a description of the construction of the song from the first take to the final remix, detailing the entire recording process.). An easy to follow diagram of the recording process. A year-by-year overview of the recording studios used by the band, including the available equipment configurations. A year-by-year overview of the instruments and amplifiers used by the band. A session-by-session breakdown of every technical component used in the creation of the songs (listing the session date, location, work completed, technical staff, musicians, instruments used, amplifiers used, recording equipment, microphones and studio effects used). A listing of mono and stereo master remixes, their dates of creation and their release versions (for UK release). Tables outlining the use during the period of electric and acoustic guitars, basses, drums, percussion, keyboards and other instruments, amplifiers, EMI Studios outboard equipment and microphones. An explanation of technical equipment in relation to The Beatles recording sessions. A glossary of terms. A complete bibliography.

The Beatles Recording Reference Manual

Volume 2: Help! Through Revolver (1965-1966)

Author: Jerry Hammack

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781983704550

Category:

Page: 418

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The second book of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC)-nominated, four-book series, "The Beatles Recording Reference Manual: Volume 2: Help! through Revolver (1965-1966)" follows the evolution of the band from the end of Beatlemania with "Help!" through the introspection of "Rubber Soul" up to the sonic revolution of 'Revolver". From the first take to the final remix, discover the making of the greatest recordings of all time. Through extensive, fully-documented research, these books fill an important gap left by all other Beatles books published to date and provide a unique view into the recordings of the world's most successful pop music act. The collection and analysis of hundreds of recordings (takes, outtakes, remixes and release versions), books, magazine articles, photos, film and video evidence, and interviews with key engineers who worked on the sessions filter out the noise of myth and conflicting fact to arrive at an accurate telling of the creation of The Beatles classic recordings. Book features: Commercial releases during the period (albums, singles and extended play (EP) discs) Song-by-song narratives of work during the period in order of first recording (Each narration includes an introduction to the song, information on the technical team responsible for production and a description of the construction of the song from the first take to the final remix, detailing the entire recording process.). An easy to follow diagram of the recording process. A year-by-year overview of the recording studios used by the band, including the available equipment configurations. A year-by-year overview of the instruments and amplifiers used by the band. A session-by-session breakdown of every technical component used in the creation of the songs (listing the session date, location, work completed, technical staff, musicians, instruments used, amplifiers used, recording equipment, microphones and studio effects used). A listing of mono and stereo master remixes, their dates of creation and their release versions (for UK release). Tables outlining the use during the period of electric and acoustic guitars, basses, drums, percussion, keyboards and other instruments, amplifiers, EMI Studios outboard equipment and microphones. An explanation of technical equipment in relation to The Beatles recording sessions. A glossary of terms. A complete bibliography.

Beatles Gear

Author: Andy Babiuk

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 9780879306625

Category: Music

Page: 256

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Chronicles the Beatles' use of instruments from 1956 through 1970, including photographs and discussion about Paul's 1963 Hofner 500/1 violin bass, John's Rickenbacker 325 12-string, and George's Gibson Les Paul.

Recording the Beatles

the studio equipment and techniques used to create their classic albums

Author: Kevin Ryan,Brian Kehew

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Music

Page: 537

View: 7138

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Never before has there been such an absolutely thorough and definitive look at how the Beatles albums were recorded. Years of research and extensive interviews with the groups former engineers and technicians shed new light on those classic sessions. With a detailed look at every piece of studio gear used, as well as full explanations of effects and recording processes, Recording The Beatles is a must-have for any Beatles fan or recording engineer.

The Beatles: Having Read the Book

Author: Greg Sterlace

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1329536525

Category: Reference

Page: 354

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The cottage industry of Beatle publications is more prolific now than it ever was. As the band recedes into the mystic fog of 20th century history we get more and more documentation about their music, their love lives, their personalities, and their finances. I wanted to try to make sense of it by reviewing the best and the worst of the Beatle tomes as they stand side by side in bookstores everywhere. I spent 40 years reading about them knowing that one day I would share my accumulated knowledge with the fans in Pepperland. Having read the book, I'ld love to turn you on.

The Beatles in Comic Strips

Author: Enzo Gentile,Fabio Schiavo

Publisher: Skira

ISBN: 9788857208114

Category: Music

Page: 239

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Collects nearly 200 comic strips from around the world that feature The Beatles in either cameo roles or as the star protagonists, as well as comics that aim to illustrate the Fab Four's song lyrics.

Maximum Volume

The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin, The Early Years, 1926–1966

Author: Kenneth Womack

Publisher: Chicago Review Press

ISBN: 1613731922

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 368

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Maximum Volume offers a glimpse into the mind, the music, and the man behind the sound of the Beatles. George Martin's working-class childhood and musical influences profoundly shaped his early career as head of the EMI Group's Parlophone Records. Out of them flowed the genius behind his seven years producing the Beatles' incredible body of work, including such albums as Rubber Soul, Revolver, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, and Abbey Road. The first book of two, Maximum Volume traces Martin's early years as a scratch pianist, his life in the Fleet Air Arm during the Second World War, and his groundbreaking work as the head of Parlophone Records, when Martin saved the company from ruin after making his name as a producer of comedy recordings. In its most dramatic moments, Maximum Volume narrates the story of Martin's unlikely discovery of the Beatles and his painstaking efforts to prepare their newfangled sound for the British music marketplace. As the story unfolds, Martin and the band craft numerous number-one hits, progressing towards the landmark album Rubber Soul—all of which bear Martin's unmistakable musical signature.

The Beatles Are Here!

50 Years after the Band Arrived in America, Writers, Musicians & Other Fans Remember

Author: Penelope Rowlands

Publisher: Algonquin Books

ISBN: 1616203617

Category: Music

Page: 288

View: 1961

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The arrival of the Beatles was one of those unforgettable cultural touchstones. Through the voices of those who witnessed it or were swept up in it indirectly, The Beatles Are Here! explores the emotional impact—some might call it hysteria—of the Fab Four’s February 1964 dramatic landing on our shores. Contributors, including Lisa See, Gay Talese, Renée Fleming, Roy Blount, Jr., and many others, describe in essays and interviews how they were inspired by the Beatles. This intimate and entertaining collection arose from writer Penelope Rowlands’s own Beatlemaniac phase: she was one of the screaming girls captured in an iconic photograph that has since been published around the world—and is displayed on the cover of this book. The stories of these girls, who found each other again almost 50 years later, are part of this volume as well. The Beatles Are Here! gets to the heart of why, half a century later, the Beatles still matter to us so deeply.

The Beatles, Sgt. Pepper, and the Summer of Love

Author: Kenneth Womack,Kathryn B. Cox

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 1498534759

Category: Music

Page: 254

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As we mark the fiftieth anniversary of the most momentous year in the life of the Beatles, the contributors to The Beatles, Sgt. Pepper, and the Summer of Love perform wide-ranging analyses of the group’s enduring sociocultural influence and achievements.

Ringo Starr and the Beatles Beat

Author: Alex Cain,Terry McCusker

Publisher: Matador

ISBN: 9781785899553

Category:

Page: 288

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With over 80 years drumming experience between them, Liverpool drummers Alex Cain and Terry McCusker explore the percussive elements of the Beatles songbook, providing intuitive descriptions and detailed notation of the drumming and percussion in every original Beatles release. Scratch beneath the surface of the Beatles' musical output to discover percussive layers which display just how much care and attention to detail John, Paul, George and Ringo put into their music. With comprehensive song by song analysis, there's something for the drummer and non-drummer alike - from the tentative, nervous recording of Love Me Do at Abbey Road in 1962, to the final recording of I Me Mine by George, Paul and Ringo at Apple Studios in 1970. Discover how Ringo's sympathetic and instinctive drumming interacted with the personalities of his bandmates and recording engineers to shape the Beatles' beat. Terry's recollections of witnessing four lads in the famous Cavern Club provide a focus on how the 'beat' in Merseybeat altered the musical and cultural landscape forever, while Alex's experiences as a sound engineer shed light upon the studio experimentation that enhanced the Beatles' sound. The shortcomings of Pete Best and the reasons he was forced to relinquish the Beatle drum stool and Ringo's ascendancy are also discussed in detail. Foreword by Don Powell of Slade.

Sound of the Beatles

Quotes of John Lennon, Paul Mccartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison

Author: Sreechinth C

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781530221004

Category:

Page: 238

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In the year of 1960 there boomed a new music band in the city of Liverpool which quickly blossomed and rocked the world of western music, The Beatles. Four youngsters, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr created history when they teamed up together for the musical saga. They have received many awards which includes those of the pinnacle like Academy Award, and Grammy Awards. There are more achievements that they received, but the greatest was given by their fans, their love and affection which made The Beatles the biggest successful music band ever in western music. The vocal imprints Beatles left in the history and in the hearts of the music lovers is still intact even though the rock band was not lively intact for even a decade. After breakup of The Beatles, just like celestial objects, they persisted and moved on in the world of music as separate entities. Like their songs, their quotes were too meaningful. It is usual that people who met success think differently and the quotes of those who think different makes an average person open their thought process in divergent angles. This book, 'Sound of the Beatles: Quotes of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr & George Harrison' contains the sayings and quotes of four of them, which is filled with thought generating sayings. Read through this book and discover what they have gifted us...

The Beatles Are Here!

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Author: Penelope Rowlands

Publisher: Algonquin Books

ISBN: 1616204451

Category: Music

Page: 250

View: 6839

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Special free preview! The arrival of the Beatles was one of those unforgettable cultural touchstones. Through the voices of those who witnessed it or were swept up in it indirectly, The Beatles Are Here! explores the emotional impact—some might call it hysteria—of the Fab Four’s February 1964 dramatic landing on our shores. Contributors, including Lisa See, Gay Talese, Renée Fleming, Roy Blount, Jr., and many others, describe in essays and interviews how they were inspired by the Beatles. This intimate and entertaining collection arose from writer Penelope Rowlands’s own Beatlemaniac phase: she was one of the screaming girls captured in an iconic photograph that has since been published around the world—and is displayed on the cover of this book. The stories of these girls, who found each other again almost 50 years later, are part of this volume as well. The Beatles Are Here! gets to the heart of why, half a century later, the Beatles still matter to us so deeply.

The Complete Beatles Recording Sessions

The Official Story of the Abbey Road years 1962-1970

Author: Mark Lewisohn

Publisher: Hamlyn

ISBN: 9780600635611

Category: Music

Page: 204

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One of the most important documentaries on rock music ever published, this is EMI Records' official diary-format history of every Beatles recording session Researched from hundreds of unreleased Abbey Road archive tapes, featuring thousands of previously unpublished studio documents and interviews with many of the key recording personnel. The book is filled with over 350 colour and black-and-white photographs and illustrations, including rare photos by Linda McCartney and the first facsimile reproductions of Abbey Road recording sheets, tape boxes, album sleeve roughs, memos, contracts, press releases and much more.

Who Wrote the Beatle Songs?

A History of Lennon-McCartney

Author: Todd M. Compton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780998899725

Category: Music

Page: 434

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To discover the truth behind the "Lennon-McCartney" attribution, Todd Compton focuses his skills as a historian to sort through and analyze much contradictory evidence and to reach a verdict on who wrote each Beatle song. This finally allows us to understand the idiosyncratic brilliance of both Lennon and McCartney.

The Beatles - All These Years

Volume One: Tune In

Author: Mark Lewisohn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781408705759

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 960

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The Beatles have been at the top for fifty years, their music remains exciting, their influence is still huge, their acclaim and achievements cannot be surpassed. But who really were the Beatles, and how did they and everything else in the 1960s fuse so explosively? Mark Lewisohn's three-part biography is the first true and accurate account of the Beatles, a contextual history built upon impeccable research and written with energy, style, objectivity and insight. This first volume covers the crucial and less-known early period - the Liverpool and Hamburg years of a hungry rock and roll band, when all the sharp characters and situations take shape. This is the Beatles like you've never read them before. It isn't just 'another book', it's the book, from the world-acknowledged authority. Forget what you know and discover The Complete Story.

Touring Cultures

Transformations of Travel and Theory

Author: Chris Rojek,John Urry

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134833733

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

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It is becoming ever clearer that while people tour cultures, cultures and objects themselves are in a constant state of migration. This collection brings together some of the most influential writers in the field to examine the complex connections between tourism and cultural change and the relevance of tourist experience to current theoretical debates on space, time and identity.

The Beatles on the Roof

Author: Tony Barrell

Publisher: Omnibus Press

ISBN: 1783239697

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 200

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At lunchtime on a bitterly cold January day in 1969, the strains of guitar chords could be heard in the streets surrounding London’s Savile Row. Crowds gathered – At ground level and above. People climbed onto roofs and postboxes, skipped lunch to gather and listen: For the first time in more than two years, The Beatles were playing live. Ringing from the rooftops, disturbing the well-to-do ears of the tailors below, they upset the establishment and bewildered the police. It was filmed by director Michael Lindsay-Hogg, who hoped the footage would act as the finale to a celebratory TV special. When it finally surfaced, it was in the bleak, tumultuous documentary Let It Be. And The Beatles would never play live again. Tony Barrell examines the concert within the context of its time. He speaks to those who were there: the fans, film-makers, roadies, Apple Corps staff and police. He explores the politics of 1968, when peace gave way to protest, and how music promotion began to collide with cinéma vérité and reality TV. The Beatles on the Roof makes essential reading for anyone interested in the band’s reinventions and relationships, revealing why the rooftop concert happened at all, why it happened the way that it did, and why it would never happen again.

Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

An Encyclopedia

Author: William Forde Thompson

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483365581

Category: Reference

Page: 1360

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This first definitive reference resource to take a broad interdisciplinary approach to the nexus between music and the social and behavioral sciences examines how music affects human beings and their interactions in and with the world. The interdisciplinary nature of the work provides a starting place for students to situate the status of music within the social sciences in fields such as anthropology, communications, psychology, linguistics, sociology, sports, political science and economics, as well as biology and the health sciences. Features: Approximately 450 articles, arranged in A-to-Z fashion and richly illustrated with photographs, provide the social and behavioral context for examining the importance of music in society. Entries are authored and signed by experts in the field and conclude with references and further readings, as well as cross references to related entries. A Reader's Guide groups related entries by broad topic areas and themes, making it easy for readers to quickly identify related entries. A Chronology of Music places material into historical context; a Glossary defines key terms from the field; and a Resource Guide provides lists of books, academic journals, websites and cross-references. The multimedia digital edition is enhanced with video and audio clips and features strong search-and-browse capabilities through the electronic Reader’s Guide, detailed index, and cross references. Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, available in both multimedia digital and print formats, is a must-have reference for music and social science library collections.

MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing

Author: Joseph Gibaldi,Walter S. Achtert

Publisher: Modern Language Assn of Amer

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 343

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Provides information on stylistic aspects of research papers, theses, and dissertations, including sections on writing fundamentals, MLA documentation style, and copyright law