Beatles, Something About the Beatles, #116: The Beatles and the…

Beatles, Something About the Beatles, #116: The Beatles and the Historians

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A show on Beatle books is a fine idea but at the same time a little too broad: without some sort of focus, the confines of a single episode will not allow for a thorough examination. But with the arrival of this recent work by Erin Torkelson Weber, Richard and Robert are able to narrow the discussion to some key works, selected for their power in shaping public perceptions of the Beatles’ story. Applying a strict historiographic methodology, Erin’s book examines where various authors have succeeded or (mostly) failed in presenting accurate and essential tellings of their history. Authors discussed include Mark Lewisohn, Philip Norman, Albert Goldman, Bob Spitz, Hunter Davies, Barry Miles and Jann Wenner.About Erin’s book:

https://www.mcfarlandbooks.com/2016/04/newly-published-beatles-historians/

Find Robert’s books here. Find Richard’s books here.

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