Beatleness : how the Beatles and their fans remade the world/ Candy Leonard.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library||782.4216 LEO (Text)||78731000499161||Adult Nonfiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781628726091
- Physical Description: xxiv, 313 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
- Edition: First paperback edition.
- Publisher: New York : Arcade Publish/Skyhorse, 2016.
- Copyright: ©2014
|General Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes a reading group guide.
|Summary, etc.:|| The Beatles arrived in the United States on February 7, 1964, and immediately became a constant, compelling presence in fans' lives. For the next six years, the band presented a nonstop deluge of sounds, words, images, and ideas, transforming the childhood and adolescence of millions of baby boomers.Beatleness explains how the band became a source of emotional, intellectual, aesthetic, and spiritual nurturance in fans' lives, creating a relationship that was historically unique. Looking at that relationship against the backdrop of the sexual revolution, the Vietnam War, political assassinations, and other events of those tumultuous years, the book examines critically the often-heard assertion that the Beatles changed everything" and shows how—through the interplay between the group, the fans, and the culture—that change came about.A generational memoir and cultural history based on hundreds of hours of in-depth interviews with first-generation...
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