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By Philippe Margotin, Jean-Michel Guesdon

Every album and each track ever published through the Beatles?from "Please Please Me" (U.S. 1963) to "The lengthy and Winding Road" (U.S. 1970)?is dissected, mentioned, and analyzed via tune historians during this full of life and entirely illustrated work.

All the Songs delves deep into the historical past and origins of the Beatles and their tune. This first-of-its-kind booklet attracts upon many years of study, as track historians Margotin and Guesdon recount the situations that resulted in the composition of each track, the recording procedure, and the tools used.

Here, we examine that one among John Lennon's favourite guitars used to be a 1958 Rickenbacker 325 Capri, which he got for £100 in 1960 in Hamburg, Germany. We additionally examine that "Love Me Do," recorded in Abbey highway Studios in September 1962, took 18 takes to get correct, although it used to be one of many first songs John and Paul ever wrote jointly. And the authors demonstrate that once the Beatles played "I are looking to carry Your Hand" on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964, John's microphone wasn't became on, so audience heard basically Paul singing.

The 1000's of photos through the publication contain infrequent black-and-white exposure stills, photos of Beatles tools, and interesting pictures of the musicians in-studio.

All the Songs is the must-have Beatles ebook for the any real Beatles fan.

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They needed a second song for side B. ” The recording went smoothly: only two takes were required. The musical quality of the song was not to be underestimated. The vocal harmonies were superb and the two guitars joined with finesse, John on his electroacoustic J-160 E Gibson and George on his Gretsch Duo Jet. The whole song had a slightly jazzy feel, which was unusual in their repertoire. The mix was carried out on November 30 without the participation of the Beatles, but in those days that was typical.

1. The Beatles Anthology. indd 51 51 27/05/13 15:28 There’s A Place McCartney-Lennon / 1:49 SONGWRITERS John and Paul MUSICIANS John: vocal, guitar, harmonica Paul: backing vocals, vocal, bass George: backing vocals, guitar Ringo: drums RECORDED Abbey Road: February 11, 1963 (Studio Two) NUMBER OF TAKES: 13 MIXING Abbey Road: February 25, 1963 (Studio One) TECHNICAL TEAM Producer: George Martin Sound Engineer: Norman Smith Assistant Engineers: Richard Langham, A. B. , the Beatles recorded “There’s a Place,” the very first song they worked on that day.

1. The Beatles Anthology. indd 51 51 27/05/13 15:28 There’s A Place McCartney-Lennon / 1:49 SONGWRITERS John and Paul MUSICIANS John: vocal, guitar, harmonica Paul: backing vocals, vocal, bass George: backing vocals, guitar Ringo: drums RECORDED Abbey Road: February 11, 1963 (Studio Two) NUMBER OF TAKES: 13 MIXING Abbey Road: February 25, 1963 (Studio One) TECHNICAL TEAM Producer: George Martin Sound Engineer: Norman Smith Assistant Engineers: Richard Langham, A. B. , the Beatles recorded “There’s a Place,” the very first song they worked on that day.

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