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Beatles Book Reviews on my Blog
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4 December 2013
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Oh, yeah of course. It comes back to mind now you mention it maj that it went down really well with everyone including the band themselves. 

I wonder if this is it having done a bit of snooping on the net (ie some dodgy guessing and a look on his blog): Black Book: The Live History of Blur. I love how generous Amazon are with that book, 1 whole percent off (i know it has nothing to do with the author).

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5 December 2013
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Yes, those are my books...2 editions (2nd one is more updated, revised, better formatting, etc). And yes, I have nothing to do with Amazon slashing the prices! :lol:

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16 December 2013
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Just realized I never shared this link out! My review of Tony Bramwell's "Magical Mystery Tours"

http://rnrchemist.blogspot.com.....-life.html

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18 December 2013
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I see that there's now a different cover. This was the original cover of Magical Mystery Tours.

I have no idea why McCartney's picture would be from a different era. Anyone have any thoughts?

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18 December 2013
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Into the Sky with Diamonds said
I see that there's now a different cover. This was the original cover of Magical Mystery Tours.

I have no idea why McCartney's picture would be from a different era. Anyone have any thoughts?

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Someone said we need a picture of Paul for the cover and that was the first one they came across?

"I told you everything I could about me, Told you everything I could" ('Before Believing' - Emmylou Harris) 

"Don't make your love suffer insecurities; Trade the baggage of 'self' to set another one free" ('Paper Skin' - Kendall Payne)

18 December 2013
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Into the Sky with Diamonds said
I see that there's now a different cover. This was the original cover of Magical Mystery Tours.

I have no idea why McCartney's picture would be from a different era. Anyone have any thoughts?

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The pic you show is the US version, I've got the UK version of the book. Still, I agree it's weird they slapped in older Paul with younger J, G, and R!

 

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18 December 2013
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Although the difference isn't quite so alarming, the image of George is from a few years before those of R and J, too. Just makes it look like they haven't bothered very much, which puts me right off.

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30 December 2013
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fabfouremily said
Although the difference isn't quite so alarming, the image of George is from a few years before those of R and J, too. Just makes it look like they haven't bothered very much, which puts me right off.

Agreed. I prefer the UK cover, I'm glad that's the one I have :)

 

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1 January 2014
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Here's my review of Northern Songs: The True Story of the Beatles' Song Publishing Empire. Definitely worth reading for the hardcore fan. http://rnrchemist.blogspot.com.....story.html

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1 January 2014
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Although the details are particular to the Beatles and to that era, I'm guessing that the intrigues, ruthlessness, etc… still provide lessons applicable to any budding musician today.

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2 January 2014
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