One of the most important documentaries on rock music ever published, this is EMI Records' official diary-format history of every Beatles recording session
Researched from hundreds of unreleased Abbey Road archive tapes, featuring thousands of previously unpublished studio documents and interviews with many of the key recording personnel.
The book is filled with over 350 colour and black-and-white photographs and illustrations, including rare photos by Linda McCartney and the first facsimile reproductions of Abbey Road recording sheets, tape boxes, album sleeve roughs, memos, contracts, press releases and much more.
About the Author
Author Mark Lewisohn has long been recognized as the leading authority on the Beatles, his books on the Fab Four include the definitive Complete Beatles Chronicle. Based in Hertfordshire, England, he also writes in a freelance capacity for a number of magazine publications.
Excellent... recounts all the available data from the Fabs'
shirt-sleeved days and chain-smoking nights inside the celebrated EMI
Studios. The facts are embellished with much photographic material and
an informed narrative that casts a fascinating light upon the sessions.
—Q Magazine, -
A compelling journey deep into the heart of Abbey Road. An outstanding reference book. The volume reveals scores of previously undocumented private moments.—Rolling Stone, -