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Get Back (Libro tapa dura)
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"The book has Russell and McCartney photos, text from Peter Jackson and Hanif Kureishi, but best of all, verbatim transcripts from the sessions, which read on the page almost like Samuel Beckett dialogue." —Rob Sheffield, Rolling Stone

"It's remarkable how much of Get Back reads like it could be adaptable into an off-Broadway play, full of dark comedy and rich insight about what can and can't emerge out of ego and compromise among longtime partners approaching a crossroads." —Chris Wilman, Variety

The Get Back book is curiously fascinating, even (especially?) at its most mundane, like a full page of the band debating their lunch orders." —Alan Light, Vanity Fair

"Get Back will prove to be thoroughly absorbing for most Beatles followers, since it does loosely tell a story — not to mention the fact that John Lennon and Paul McCartney are just damned funny fellows, left to their own jocular devices as unwitting dialogue writers." —Chris Wilman, Variety

"Most of all, they found joy in the music again, something they’d been missing for a while. Despite how the story is often told, the songs of Let It Be weren’t about a band falling apart, but a group of old friends discovering that they still liked making music together." —Eric Spitznagel, New York Post

"Lavishly illustrated with photos and film stills, this ultra-specialized volume from editor Harris transcribes the studio banter among the Beatles in January 1969 as they created the Let It Be album and the Get Back documentary." —David P. Szatmary, Library Journal

"So there is tension and conflict in these transcripts, but there is also a lot of love. That balance is what might make the book The Beatles: Get Back the ultimate document of the Get Back sessions" —Mike Segretto, Psychobabble

"The book, beautifully produced by Callaway, is nothing like the rushed job that accompanied Let It Be." —Michael Lindsay-Hogg, Air Mail

"It would be fair to say that today Let it Be symbolizes the breaking-up of The Beatles. That’s the mythology, the truth is somewhat different. The real story of Let It Be has been locked in the vaults of Apple Corps for the last 50 years." —Peter Jackson

 

About the Author

THE BEATLES are the bestselling music act of all time. Between 1962 and 1970 John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr released thirteen albums as a band, made five films together, and topped the charts all over the world. Until 1966 they toured the world to unprecedented mass acclaim, inspiring the phenomenon of Beatlemania. Their creativity stretched the possibilities of popular music and ― working with their producer George Martin ― they revolutionized studio recording processes. They had an unrivalled impact on the music industry, fashion, popular culture and society in the 1960s and beyond, and their influence persists today.

PETER JACKSON is an Academy Award winning director, producer and screenwriter. His films include The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies as well as the BAFTA nominated World War One documentary They Shall Not Grow Old. In 2018 he began work on a new documentary about The Beatles' 1969 Let It Be sessions, making use of the 55 hours of footage that have never been seen.

HANIF KUREISHI is the author of The Buddha of Suburbia, which won the Whitbread Prize for Best First Novel, The Black Album, Intimacy, The Last Word, The Nothing, and What Happened? His screenplay for My Beautiful Laundrette received an Oscar nomination for Best Screenplay. Kureishi has been awarded the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, the PEN Pinter Prize, and is a Commander of the Order of the British Empire. His work has been translated into thirty-six languages.

JOHN HARRIS writes for The Guardian and Mojo magazine. His books include The Last Party, about the culture of the 1990s, and the definitive account of Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side Of The Moon. In 2018, he contributed an essay to the 50th anniversary edition of The Beatles’ White Album.

ETHAN A. RUSSELL is a multiple Grammy®-nominated photographer, director and author of four books. He is the only photographer to have shot covers for The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Who. He was invited by The Beatles to photograph the band’s recording sessions in January 1969 and his images adorn the sleeve of the Let It Be album.

 

Detalles del producto

Editorial ‏ : ‎ Callaway Arts & Entertainment (12 Octubre 2021)

Idioma ‏ : ‎ Inglés

Tapa dura ‏ : ‎ 240 páginas

ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0935112960

ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0935112962

Peso del Artículo ‏ : ‎ 4.37 pounds

Dimensiones ‏ : ‎ 9.85 x 1.5 x 11.88 pulgadas

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