You Never Give Me Your Money: The Beatles After the Breakup

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Harper Collins, 4 окт. 2011 г. - Всего страниц: 416

The world stopped in 1970 when Paul McCartney announced that he was through with the Beatles. Though the Beatles’ breakup was widely viewed as a cultural tragedy, one of the most fascinating phases of their story was just beginning.

In You Never Give Me Your Money, journalist Peter Doggett tells the behind-the-scenes story of the personal rivalries and legal feuds that have dominated the Beatles’ lives since 1969. It is both a compelling human drama and an equally rich and absorbing story of the creative and financial empire the band members set up to safeguard their interests but that ultimately controlled their lives. You Never Give Me Your Money charts the Shakespearean battles between Lennon and McCartney, George Harrison’s raging inner conflict between spirituality and fame, and the struggle with alcoholism that nearly cost Richard Starkey his life. From tragedy to triumphant reconciliation, from individual chart success to bitter courtroom battles, this meticulously researched work tells the previously untold story of a group and a legacy that will never be forgotten.

 

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What is a times informative, fascinating read into the financial and personal histories of the Beatles post-breakup degrades into a Goldman-esque clobbering of all involved, even when it criticizes Goldman. A reheated souffle. Читать весь отзыв

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A compelling and insightful book but also sad in so many ways. Doggett vividly chronicles the disintegration of one of the greatest creative partnerships of all time, the fraying of longtime ... Читать весь отзыв

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December 1980
1
Chapter 1
16
Chapter 2
51
Chapter 3
87
Chapter 4
114
Chapter 5
146
Chapter 7
200
Chapter 8
229
Chapter 9
271
Chapter IO
296
Finale
321
Acknowledgments
351
Notes
358
Bibliography
371
Index
379
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Peter Doggett has been writing about popular music, the entertainment industry, and social and cultural history since 1980. His books include the pioneering study of the collision between rock and country music, Are You Ready for the Country; and the award-winning There's a Riot Going On: Revolutionaries, Rock Stars, and the Rise and Fall of the '60s. His most recent book, You Never Give Me Your Money: The Beatles After the Breakup, was chosen as one of the 10 Best Books of 2010 by the Los Angeles Times.

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