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The Resource Sound pictures : the life of Beatles producer George Martin : the later years, 1966-2016, Kenneth Womack

Sound pictures : the life of Beatles producer George Martin : the later years, 1966-2016, Kenneth Womack

Label
Sound pictures : the life of Beatles producer George Martin : the later years, 1966-2016
Title
Sound pictures
Title remainder
the life of Beatles producer George Martin : the later years, 1966-2016
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth Womack
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
More than anyone besides the bandmates themselves, George Martin was the man who created the unique sound of the Beatles. Sound Pictures offers a powerful and intimate account of how he did so. The second and final volume of the definitive biography of the man, Sound Pictures traces the story of the Beatles' breathtaking artistic trajectory after reaching the creative heights of Rubber Soul. As the bandmates engage in brash experimentation both inside and outside the studio, Martin toils along with manager Brian Epstein to consolidate the Beatles' fame in the face of growing sociocultural pressures, including the crisis associated with the "Beatles are more popular than Jesus" scandal. Meanwhile, he also struggles to make his way as an independent producer in the highly competitive world of mid-1960s rock 'n' roll. As Martin and the Beatles create one landmark album after another, including such masterworks as Revolver, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Beatles (The White Album), and Abbey Road, the internal stakes and interpersonal challenges become ever greater. During his post-Beatles years, Martin attempts to discover new vistas of sound recording with a host of acts, including Jeff Beck, America, Cheap Trick, Paul McCartney, and Elton John, his creative breakthroughs followed by unprecedented commercial success. Eventually, though, all roads bring Martin back to the Beatles, as the group seeks out new ways to memorialize their achievement under the supervision of the man who has come to be known as Sir George. Now, more than fifty years after the Beatles' revolutionary triumphs, Martin's singular stamp on popular music has become more vital than ever, as successive generations discover the magic of the Beatles and their groundbreaking sound
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Womack, Kenneth
Dewey number
  • 781.66/149092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
ML429.M34
LC item number
W67 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Martin, George
  • Beatles
  • Martin, George
  • Beatles
  • Sound recording executives and producers
  • Sound recording executives and producers
  • England
Label
Sound pictures : the life of Beatles producer George Martin : the later years, 1966-2016, Kenneth Womack
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"An A Cappella book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 519-524) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
You say it's your birthday -- "Why can't we Cct a record like that? -- Every sound there is -- A Rube Goldberg approach to recording -- Collective madness -- Abracadabra -- The Jesus Christ tour -- Floating on AIR -- A wistful little tune -- Carnivals of light -- Home and dry -- The song that got away -- The chicken became the guitar -- Good night, sweet prince -- "We've fuckin' had it" -- All that and a bar of chocolate -- The great tape recorder robbery -- Up on the roof -- Come together -- Sentimental journeys -- The Emerald Isle of the Caribbean -- "A series of one-night stands" -- Here today, gone tomorrow -- Grow old with me
Control code
on1028607880
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 548 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780912777740
Lccn
2018009547
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1028607880
  • (Sirsi) a2056699
Label
Sound pictures : the life of Beatles producer George Martin : the later years, 1966-2016, Kenneth Womack
Publication
Copyright
Note
"An A Cappella book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 519-524) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
You say it's your birthday -- "Why can't we Cct a record like that? -- Every sound there is -- A Rube Goldberg approach to recording -- Collective madness -- Abracadabra -- The Jesus Christ tour -- Floating on AIR -- A wistful little tune -- Carnivals of light -- Home and dry -- The song that got away -- The chicken became the guitar -- Good night, sweet prince -- "We've fuckin' had it" -- All that and a bar of chocolate -- The great tape recorder robbery -- Up on the roof -- Come together -- Sentimental journeys -- The Emerald Isle of the Caribbean -- "A series of one-night stands" -- Here today, gone tomorrow -- Grow old with me
Control code
on1028607880
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 548 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780912777740
Lccn
2018009547
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1028607880
  • (Sirsi) a2056699

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