Over 30 landmark interviews, accounts, and memoirs of The Beatles and their entourage, recording how they inadvertently became counter-culture's figureheads and changed society.
The pieces include Paul Johnson's 'The Menace of Beatlism', Maureen Cleave's 'Beatles Bigger than Christ' feature, the News of the World feature suggesting The Beatles were spent forces - just before they unleashed Sergeant Pepper on the world - interviews with their entourage and main loves; plus latter-day contributions from the likes of Paul Gambacinni, Dave Marsh, Greil Marcus.
Also included is a chronological tracing of each Beatles album and single, and analysis of all Beatles movie releases and television appearances.
A bumper anthology of interviews, accounts and recollections of the Beatles.
TheMammoth Book of the Beatles
Sean Egan's previous books include The Rough Guide to the Rolling Stones and 100 Albums That Changed Music. He is well connected in the music press in the UK and America.