Thursday, May 14, 2015

Update of Turner's "A Hard Day's Write" to include full lyrics

Author Steve Turner's excellent "A Hard Day's Write: The Stories Behind Every Beatles Song" will be out in a new format, and under a new name, this fall.

Out Oct. 8, "The Complete Beatles Songs" will include Turner's behind-the-song details, along the lyrics of each piece.

Details from Amazon:

Who was "just seventeen" and made Paul's heart go "boom"? Who was "Lady Madonna"? Was there really an Eleanor Rigby? What inspired "Happiness is a Warm Gun"? Why was Paul the "walrus" and what inspired the lyrics to Ringo's "Octopus's Garden"? In The Complete Beatles Songs, Steve Turner shatters many well-worn myths and adds a new dimension to the Fab Four's rich legacy by investigating the events immortalized in The Beatles' music and now occupying a special niche in popular culture's collective imagination. This beautifully packaged 2015 edition has been fully revised and updated with a complete set of printed lyrics to accompany each song, used with exclusive permission from the band's music publishers, and includes new information on many songs.

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