This book is all you'd expect it to be. It's certainly a treasure trove of trivia about The Beatles that chronicles their history from the streets of Liverpool to today's era of iPods and the Internet. You'll learn things you never knew about the boys and their music. Stunning facts like Lena Horne's cover of "Rocky Raccoon" in the late 1960s. But its not just a book of trivia. Its also a history of the group, including details of recording sessions, names of notable musicians who recorded with them, and the story of their lives growing up in England. Every Beatles fan will will enjoy this book for many different reasons.
Rainbo Electronic Reviews published this review in our April, 2008 issue.
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