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Is the Anthology book any good?
15 January 2021
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Magill
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The book is HUGE! I bought it for, like, 100 bucks or more, and it was worth it!

Buy "Riding so high: The Beatles and drugs" right here: https://www.amazon.ca/Riding-S.....038;sr=8-1

I've read it, and it's great!  

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16 January 2021
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It was one of the first Beatles books I owned, so I've read it cover to cover a few times. My copy shows signs of wear and tear (the sleeve is torn) thanks to numerous house moves throughout the last twenty years.

I tried reading it again earlier in the year, but just find it too cumbersome these days. I'd rather just watch the Anthology DVDs instead. I think I got to 1963 before I gave up.

16 January 2021
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It's one of favorite Beatles book even though is huge, I'm currently re-reading it and it's been so nice to read their stories about their childhood again.

"If there's a thing such as genius. I am one. And if there isn't, I don't care." - John Lennon

 

18 January 2021
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Magill said
The book is HUGE! I bought it for, like, 100 bucks or more, and it was worth it!

  

I got it for free... The book store my friend's dad worked at was throwing it away due to it not selling.

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20 January 2021
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I was lucky. I was killing time before a physio appointment and stuck my head in a charity shop for lack of anything else to do where an as close to mint copy of the hardback as you could wish for had just been put out at £10. It was on the shelf about 5 seconds...

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20 January 2021
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I found a hardback copy still sealed for about 20 bucks or less, don't remember the exact price. It's sitting on the shelf still sealed next to my reading copy.

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"This Beatles talk bores me to death.” —John Lennon 

21 January 2021
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first Beatles book I read I think, one of the better xmas gifts I've ever received

21 January 2021
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It's a good book for the interview material with Paul, George and Ringo, but I have some problems with the John "quotes" - they are often made up of lines from many different interviews, often well over a decade apart, and often taken out of context of what he was saying in the original full quotes. The cobbled together quotes from John, in my opinion, often misrepresent him and his views.

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The Beatles Bible 2020 non-Canon Poll Part One: 1958-1963 and Part Two: 1964-August 1966

28 January 2021
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Magill
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Indeed, @Ron Nasty, the John quotes are never as good. I don't see many new one.

Buy "Riding so high: The Beatles and drugs" right here: https://www.amazon.ca/Riding-S.....038;sr=8-1

I've read it, and it's great!  

And don't forget to vote blue jay way (and rocky raccoon) higher up on the 2021 Beatles song poll. If you don't wanna vote it, that's fine. 

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