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    DescriptionA carefully curated collection of the surviving transcripts of the Beatles' appearances on BBC Radio and Television from 1962 to 1970, featuring commentary from author and Beatles expert Kevin Howlett and rare photographs and memorabilia from the BBC.The year 2013 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the release of The Beatles' first album, Please, Please Me. To celebrate this event with material that has never been in print or has not repeatedly resurfaced is a challenge. But a great deal of both--namely, never-before-seen BBC transcripts, historical documents, and rare photos--will be the main thrust of the book The Beatles: The BBC Archives. Not since The Beatles' Anthology of 2000 has a work of this magnitude been offered.Author Kevin Howlett delves into the BBC television and radio archives and draws on previously unpublished transcripts of interviews, as well as personal reminiscences from presenters, producers, and studio staff to reveal the creative and personal evolution of the band--from the witty, irreverent foursome of the early sixties, to the more reflective and confessional individuals before the split at the end of the decade. Each chapter details a full year in the life of the band and is introduced with an engaging text by Howlett that puts the following material into historical context. The book features rare photos of the Fab Four at the BBCs studios, both onstage and off, and eight removables documents of historical merit, direct from the BBC archive itself.This is the story of two of Britain's most important cultural forces in tandem . . . word for word, event by event, as it happened with verbatim, unabridged transcripts. This has never been offered to reader before; it is a significant publishing event.


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    Title
    The Beatles: The BBC Archives
    Subtitle
    1962-1970
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kevin Howlett
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 274 mm
    Height: 275 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 2,127 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780062288530
    ISBN 10: 0062288539
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.1
    BIC subject category V2: BGFA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AVH
    DC21: 782.42166092
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    DC22: B
    BISAC V2.8: MUS035000
    BIC subject category V2: AVGP
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: ENGM1075
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 14
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15970
    Libri: ENGM4300
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    BISAC V2.8: BIO004000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037070
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 782.42166092/2
    Libri: POPA1000, BEAT6000
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    LC classification: ML421.B4 H69 2013
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    Publisher
    Harper Design
    Imprint name
    Harper Design
    Publication date
    29 October 2013