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Old Aug 05, 2006, 05:13 PM   #13
jesgear
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Listing my Beatles library will be quite a job, because Beatles books is what I collect (over albums or memorabilia). But, here goes:

My main references are:
The Beatles - Off The Record by Keith Badman
The Beatles - After The Break-Up by Keith Badman
The Beatles - The Dream Is Over by Keith Badman
All Together Now by Harry Castleman and Walter J. Podrazik
The Beatles Again? by Harry Castleman and Walter J. Podrazik
The End of The Beatles? by Harry Castleman and Walter J. Podrazik
The Beatles - Day-by-Day, Song-by-Song, Record-by-Record by Craig Cross
Beatlesongs by William J. Dowlding
Beatles Undercover by Kristofer Engelhardt
The Ultimate Beatles Encyclopedia by Bill Harry
The Encyclopedia Of Beatles People by Bill Harry
The Ultimate Beatles Quiz Book by Michael J. Hockinson
The Ultimate Beatles Quiz Book II by Michael J. Hockinson
The Beatles: Recording Sessions by Mark Lewisohn
The Complete Beatles Chronicle by Mark Lewisohn
Eight Arms To Hold You by Chip Madinger and Mark Easter
The Beatles - A Diary by Barry Miles
Get Back by Doug Sulpy and Ray Schweighardt
Way Beyond Compare by John C. Winn
That Magic Feeling by John C. Winn
Lennon by Ray Coleman
The Art & Music Of John Lennon by John Robertson
The Beatles - 10 Years That Shook The World by the editors of MOJO

Also:
The Beatles Anthology by The Beatles
The Beatles Illustrated Lyrics edited by Alan Aldridge
Beatletoons by Mitch Axelrod
Beatles Gear by Andy Babiuk (a favorite)
The Beatles ... After The Break-up by David Bennahum
Novelisation of A Hard Day's Night by John Burke
The Complete Idiot's Guide To The Beatles by Richard Buskin (a favorite)
The Beatles (authorized biography) by Hunter Davies
The Quarrymen by Hunter Davies
Classic Rock Albums - Abbey Road / Let It Be by Peter Doggett
The Beatles A To Z by Goldie Friede, Robin Titone and Sue Weiner (my first Beatles book)
The Beatles - An lllustrated Diary by H. V. Fulpen
Those Were The Days by Stefan Granados
A Day In The Life by Mark Hertsgaard
The Beatles - Unseen Archives compiled by Tim Hill and Marie Clayton
Novelisation of Help! by Al Hine (a favorite)
Abbey Road To Zapple Records by Judson Knight
The Beatles Way by Larry Lange
The Beatles - Day By Day by Mark Lewisohn
Revolution In The Head by Ian MacDonald
The Beatles - Every Little Thing by Maxwell Mackenzie
33 1/3 - Let It Be by Steve Matteo
Shout! by Philip Norman
The Day John Met Paul by Jim O'Donnell
The Beatles - An Oral History by David Prichard and Alan Lysaght
Tell Me Why by Tim Riley
The Beatles Forever by Nicholas Schaffner (a favorite)
The Beatles - A Day In The Life by Tom Schultheiss
The True Story Of The Beatles by Billy Shepherd
Paperback Writer by Mark Shipper
The Beatles Book Of Lists by Stephen J. Spignesi
The Beatles Records On Vee-Jay by Bruce Spizer
The Beatles' Story On Capitol Records - Part One by Bruce Spizer
The Beatles - The Ultimate Recording Guide by Allen J. Wiener
Yellow Submarine by Max Wilk
John's In His Own Write (a favorite)
John's Skywriting By Word Of Mouth
John's Real Love - The Drawings For Sean (a favorite; I have two copies)
Lennon Remembers by Jann S. Wenner
All We Are Saying by David Sheff
John Lennon - In My Life by Pete Shotton and Nicholas Schaffner
Lennon Revealed by Larry Kane
The Lennon Companion edited by Elizabeth Thomson and David Gutman
The Lives Of John Lennon by Albert Goldman (I'm ashamed to admit)
Blackbird by Geoffrey Giuliano (I'm ashamed to admit)
Paul McCartney - Many Years From Now by Barry Miles
The Walrus Was Paul by R. Gary Patterson
George's l Me Mine
The Quiet One by Alan Clayson
Before He Was Fab by Jim Kirkpatrick
A Cellarful Of Noise by Brian Epstein
With A Little Help From My Friends by George Martin
All You Need Is Ears by George Martin
Beatle! The Pete Best Story by Pete Best and Patrick Doncaster
The Beatles - The True Beginnings by Roag Best
Hello Goodbye by George Gunby
Here, There And Everywhere by Geoff Emerick and Howard Massey
The Love You Make by Peter Brown and Steven Gaines
Magical Mystery Tours by Tony Bramwell and Rosemary Kingsland
John, Paul, George, Ringo & Me by Tony Barrow
At The Apple's Core by Denis O'Dell and Bob Neaverson (a favorite)
John, Paul & Me; Before The Beatles by Len Garry
The Longest Cocktail Party by Richard DiLello (a favorite)
Ticket To Ride by Larry Kane
Bob Dylan And The Beatles by Al Aronowitz
Not Just The Beatles ... by Sid Bernstein and Arthur Aron (a favorite)
The Beatles, The Bible And Bodega Bay by Ken Mansfield

Plus:
The Beatles Digest by the editors of Goldmine
The Beatles - From Yesterday To Today by the editors of Life (I have two copies)
Lennon - His Life And Work from The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame And Museum
Harrison by the editors of Rolling Stone
Beatles Complete (a simple book of sheet music; no author listed)
The Complete Beatles Lyrics (no author listed)
Two small childrens books, both titled The Beatles (no author listed)

and too many magazines and catalogs.

Looking forward to adding to my collection from attending Beatlefest next weekend.
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