The Beatles were a global phenomenon, changing, forever, popular culture through their music, image and personalities. The group’s legacy is enshrined through a catalogue of timeless recordings, yet from the earliest beginnings the Beatles were a superb live a live band.
The Beatles Across The Universe: John, Paul, George & Ringo On Tour And On Stage examines the Beatles’ frenetic existence through the use of over 300 images. The pictures are all from the Daily Mirror’s archives - the world's largest newspaper archive of Beatles images; many of the photographs in this book have never before been published. The book examines in detail the Beatles as a worldwide attraction primarily between the years of 1963-1966 when Beatlemania spread across the world. The reader sees them in ballrooms, theatres, airports, limousines and stadiums across the globe, and along the way we find out precisely why the Beatles were seen but not heard throughout the 1960s.
Author ANDY NEILL is a music writer, researcher and historian, who co-wrote the acclaimed illustrated biography, Anyway Anyhow Anywhere: The Complete Chronicle Of The Who. He has contributed to numerous best-selling rock music biographies and documentaries including The Real John Lennon, The Rolling Stones’ Rock And Roll Circus, and Amazing Journey: The Story Of The Who. He lives in London and has been a Fab Four fanatic all his life.