Revolver - How the Beatles Re-Imagined Rock 'n' Roll (Paperback)


Acquired wisdom has always put ESgt. PepperE at the head of the class but it was ERevolverE that truly signaled The Beatles' sea change from a functional band to a studio-based ensemble. These changes began before ERubber SoulE but came to fruition on ERevolverE which took an astonishing 300 hours to produce far more than any rock record before it.THThe making of ERevolverE a hunkered down in Abbey Road with George Martin a is in itself a great Beatles story but would be nothing if the results weren't so impactful. More than even ESgt. PepperE and EPet SoundsE ERevolverE fed directly into the rock 'n' roll zeitgeist and its influence could be heard everywhere: from the psychedelic San Francisco sound (Jefferson Airplane Grateful Dead); to the first wave of post-blues hard rock (Sabbath Zeppelin); through movie soundtracks and pretty much everything that followed it a including every generation of guitar-based pop music and even heavy metal. More than any record before or after ERevolverE was the game-changer and this is finally the detailed telling of its storied recording and enormous impact. Winner of the 2013 ARSC Award for Best Research in Recorded Rock Music: Best History.

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Acquired wisdom has always put ESgt. PepperE at the head of the class but it was ERevolverE that truly signaled The Beatles' sea change from a functional band to a studio-based ensemble. These changes began before ERubber SoulE but came to fruition on ERevolverE which took an astonishing 300 hours to produce far more than any rock record before it.THThe making of ERevolverE a hunkered down in Abbey Road with George Martin a is in itself a great Beatles story but would be nothing if the results weren't so impactful. More than even ESgt. PepperE and EPet SoundsE ERevolverE fed directly into the rock 'n' roll zeitgeist and its influence could be heard everywhere: from the psychedelic San Francisco sound (Jefferson Airplane Grateful Dead); to the first wave of post-blues hard rock (Sabbath Zeppelin); through movie soundtracks and pretty much everything that followed it a including every generation of guitar-based pop music and even heavy metal. More than any record before or after ERevolverE was the game-changer and this is finally the detailed telling of its storied recording and enormous impact. Winner of the 2013 ARSC Award for Best Research in Recorded Rock Music: Best History.

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Imprint

Backbeat Books

Country of origin

United States

Release date

May 2012

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Expected to ship within 10 - 15 working days

First published

2012

Authors

Dimensions

229 x 152 x 20mm (L x W x T)

Format

Paperback

Pages

266

ISBN-13

978-1-61713-009-0

Barcode

9781617130090

Categories

LSN

1-61713-009-5



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