Forthcoming, August 2023
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Annual college- and university-level courses devoted to the Fab Four now number in the thousands, offering powerful testimony to the group’s enduring influence. Introducing the Beatles: Background and Resources will serve as a valuable tool for students and teachers alike by affording readers with supplementary materials that bring the band’s remarkable story vividly to life.
A sourcebook that will enjoy widespread adoption, Introducing the Beatles features overarching sections dedicated to exploring the people and places associated with their story; providing a working terminology for studying the Beatles; assembling an illustrated guide to the vast array of instrumentation that they deployed in the studio; and concluding with an annotated overview of the key primary and secondary sources available for understanding the group’s legacy and achievements.
Fully indexed and illustrated with key images and charts, Introducing the Beatles will find a regular readership via course adoptions, while also enjoying a wide audience of general readers who take every opportunity to learn more about the band’s exciting and, at times, moving story. Introducing the Beatles will serve as the go-to sourcebook for teachers at the post-secondary level when it comes to the Fab Four.