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Beatles books you own
22 March 2011
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PennyLane
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mr. Sun king coming together said:

She was a secretary at apple. Here's an interview with her, which seems a tad interesting, if also self-serving.

Thanks for article Mr. Sun King. Some of the things she talked about were interesting. She always seemed to be at the right place at the right time. But the way she wrote it was as if it was fan fiction.

Well we all shine on like the moon, the stars, and the sun.
31 March 2011
7.02am
bri_ramon
A Beginning
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just bought Many years from now and i love it!!!!!!!!!!!! any feedback on opinions of the book??a-hard-days-night-paul-10

love you forever and forever, love you with all my heart...
31 March 2011
8.51am
vonbontee
Inside a Letterbox
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 Hey, that's Hammerdealer's old avatar! You aren't going to start two dozen threads comparing random songs, are you, Bri? (No need to answer, that's a BB inside joke. Welcome to the forum!)

Haven't read MYFN myself, sorry.

I just want to play. I’d like to think I could work opposite Sinatra, B.B. King, the Beatles, or a polka band... - Jazz musician Rahsaan Roland Kirk, 1967
31 March 2011
12.26pm
mr. Sun king coming together
Nowhere Land
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Here is my thoughts: WAY TOO SELF SERVING

I tried to think of something powerful and moving… and failed.  "You were given a choice between war and dishonor - you chose dishonor, and you shall have war" - Winston Churchill
31 March 2011
1.19pm
Joe
Pepperland
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I think it's a fascinating book. It's probably the nearest we'll get to a McCartney autobiography, so I can forgive it being a bit self-serving/uncritical. Just to have all that first-hand information is invaluable. Remember, one day he won't be around so to have his thoughts of the 1960s down on record is A Good Thing. I'd like to have follow-up volumes for the non-Beatles years too.

Please don't spoil my day; I'm miles away

Can buy me love! Please consider using these links to support the Beatles Bible: Amazon | iTunes

1 April 2011
11.30pm
Ph.D.
In an Octopus's Garden
The Cavern Club
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The Beatles Anthology

John

You Never Give Me Your Money

The Beatles: The Biography

12 April 2011
7.11am
JojosCoolCherryCream
Abbey Road
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I am a new Beatles fan, Therefore I have only one book and I'm borrowing a book, unless you count magazines. blue-meanieI wonder if Blue meanies can read? I hope they can, that would be weird if they could talk, but couldn't read. Does anyone else agree?

My Book: The Beatles, A life in pictures.

by, Tim Hill a-hard-days-night-ringo-12 Pretty good, but not really informative.

 

Borrowed Book: 100 Best Beatles songs, and informed fans guide.

by, Stephen J. Spignesi and Michael Lewis

a-hard-days-night-ringo-15 I highly suggest this one. And my smiley face Ringo does too!!!

 

 

Magazines of mine: Rolling Stone, The Beatles 100 greatest songs. a-hard-days-night-paul-11 This was Collectors edition! But if you can find any at all, get it!!!!!

Rolling Stone, The lost Lennon tapes.  a-hard-days-night-john-1 Haven't read the whole thing yet, but so far I'd suggest it.

"Hoop? That isn't a hoop, It's a lethal weapon, have you got a license for it?" -Ringo (By the way, just call me Jojo)
12 April 2011
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JojosCoolCherryCream
Abbey Road
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I am a new Beatles fan, Therefore I have only one book and I'm borrowing a book, unless you count magazines. blue-meanieI wonder if Blue meanies can read? I hope they can, that would be weird if they could talk, but couldn't read. Does anyone else agree?
My Book: The Beatles, A life in pictures.
by, Tim Hill a-hard-days-night-ringo-12 Pretty good, but not really informative.

Borrowed Book: 100 Best Beatles songs, and informed fans guide.
by, Stephen J. Spignesi and Michael Lewis
a-hard-days-night-ringo-15 I highly suggest this one. And my smiley face Ringo does too!!!

Magazines of mine: Rolling Stone, The Beatles 100 greatest songs. a-hard-days-night-paul-11 This was Collectors edition! But if you can find any at all, get it!!!!!
Rolling Stone, The lost Lennon tapes.  a-hard-days-night-john-1 Haven't read the whole thing yet, but so far I'd suggest it.

"Hoop? That isn't a hoop, It's a lethal weapon, have you got a license for it?" -Ringo (By the way, just call me Jojo)
13 April 2011
2.30am
ImOnlyDreaming
Strawberry Fields.... it's nothing to get hung about
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I have:

The Beatles-Bob Spitz

The Beatles: Unseen Archives- Tim Hill and Marie Clayton

 

Is there any books that are absolute must-haves? (I've already read The Anthology)

13 April 2011
3.44am
skye
AZ
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I think John's books of poetry are important. If you look at Joe's first post on the topic, it should give you a good idea about the books out there.

 

Ad hoc, ad loc, and quid pro quo! So little time! So much to know!
13 April 2011
7.51pm
mithveaen
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I just got from New York, The Beatles by Hunter Davis. a-hard-days-night-john-1a-hard-days-night-john-1a-hard-days-night-john-1a-hard-days-night-john-1a-hard-days-night-john-1

 

 

Here comes the sun….. Scoobie-doobie…… Something in the way she moves…..attracts me like a cauliflower… Bop. Bop, cat bop. Go, Johnny, Go. Beware of Darkness…  I believe in SH...
13 April 2011
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O hope you'll give a review when you finish.

I tried to think of something powerful and moving… and failed.  "You were given a choice between war and dishonor - you chose dishonor, and you shall have war" - Winston Churchill
13 April 2011
9.00pm
Ringarious
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I don't own any yet, but I've read the Bob Spitz biography. Very in-depth. It'll extend your knowledge alot, but I wouldn't base all my facts on it.

17!

(I've got blisters on me fingers!) "Any of you lot put a man in the cupboard?" "I now declare this bridge, open." *Clip*
16 April 2011
3.05am
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In an Octopus's Garden
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I recently ordered John's books a-hard-days-night-john-6

I hope they arrive soon.

16 April 2011
3.39am
mithveaen
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mr. Sun king coming together said:

O hope you'll give a review when you finish.

Sure I will Sun King. I'm having my Easter vacations next week a-hard-days-night-george-10

 

(Thank God because I'm EXHAUSTED!)

Here comes the sun….. Scoobie-doobie…… Something in the way she moves…..attracts me like a cauliflower… Bop. Bop, cat bop. Go, Johnny, Go. Beware of Darkness…  I believe in SH...
16 April 2011
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mr. Sun king coming together
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Okay Guys, I acquired Can't Buy Me Love in March. I just got around to finishing it. I like it because it really shows the Beatles impact on the social mood. I thoroughly enjoyed it, but again, just wait for Lewisohn.
*9*

I tried to think of something powerful and moving… and failed.  "You were given a choice between war and dishonor - you chose dishonor, and you shall have war" - Winston Churchill
21 April 2011
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Till There Was You
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I recently got In His Own Write and A Spaniard In The Works. I also have the Tim Hill Beatles books filled with pictures of them. Also, The Lost Beatles Photographs, and that Rolling Stone magazine with the top 100 songs, though I don't think that counts as a book.

I salute the lady who screamed "I love you Paul!" at a tribute band's concert.
21 April 2011
11.37pm
JET!
Rockin' in two by two
Candlestick Park
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bri_ramon said:

just bought Many years from now and i love it!!!!!!!!!!!! any feedback on opinions of the book??a-hard-days-night-paul-10

I'm a little ways into it. I like it!

I can't remember all the books I have, but I'm also reading one called Beatleology which classifies John, Paul, George and Ringo as personality types. According to the book I'm a definite George with some Paul.

I'm halfway into Keith Richards' book too, which is fantastic.

The universe thinks so too. and it thinks I'm a George with some Paul. *17*

The sunshine bores the daylights outta me
21 April 2011
11.41pm
Till There Was You
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I'm often compared to Paul, with some John in me. Ugh, at that time, I hated Paul for totally ditching me, and they had to rub it in my face. And my friend, Catie, is just like John, but she has some George in her. She's the reason why we made our Beatles smileys (:^) being George).

I salute the lady who screamed "I love you Paul!" at a tribute band's concert.
21 April 2011
11.49pm
JET!
Rockin' in two by two
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The test in the book said I was a Paul, but the George description just fit so much better, I thought. It's an interesting book, the authors put a lot of detail into it. EDIT: I just read the descriptions a bit again and I'd say it's half-half. So I guess I'd be :'^)  Right?

The sunshine bores the daylights outta me
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