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The British Invasion: How the Beatles and Other UK Bands Conquered America

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Publisher Comments:

The explosion of British bands onto the American rock scene in the 1960s is examined in this thorough history. Marking the 40th anniversary of the Beatles' first trip to the United States, this look at British rock music covers in detail the pre-Beatles music that first gave Americans a taste of the British style, Beatlemania, and the British acts that followed their lead, including the Rolling Stones, the Who, and the Kinks. This account includes in-depth interviews with key figures and fully updated information on this dynamic time in American pop music. Previously unseen photographs and reproduced newspaper front pages provide a visual history of that music explosion.

Synopsis:

How the Beatles and other UK bands conquered America.

Synopsis:

Explores the British music phenomenon in 1960s America with hundreds of photos, some never-before-published.

About the Author

Bill Harry attended Liverpool College of Art with John Lennon and Stuart Sutcliffe and arranged for Brian Epstein to visit the Cavern, where he saw the Beatles for the first time. He is the founding editor of Mersey Beat, the music paper that helped launch the Beatles music career, and the author of The Beatles Whos Who, The Best Years of the Beatles, and The Paul McCartney Encyclopedia. He has appeared on Good Morning America and received the Gold award from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors. He lives in Liverpool, England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781842402474
Other:
Harry, Bill
Publisher:
Chrome Dreams
Other:
Harry, Bill
Author:
Harry, Bill
Location:
P.O. Box 230
Subject:
Rock
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Popular
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Pop Vocal
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Rock
Subject:
Rock music
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Music-Rock History
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20040131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
250
Dimensions:
9.50 x 9.50 in 1.43 lb

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Music » Genres and Styles » Pop Vocal
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Genres and Styles » Rock
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Genres and Styles » Rock » Reference and Criticism
Arts and Entertainment » Music » History and Criticism

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