Starter Resources are very broad-based, general resources that are used in the earliest stages of research when the researcher is seeking an overview of a topic or is attempting to narrow an overly broad topic.
The Beatles Encyclopedia by Kenneth WomackA fascinating look at the history of the Beatles, from their formative years through the present day, as detailed in hundreds of entries chock-full of information never before shared with the public. * Offers unprecedented insights into the Beatles' collective and solo releases, as well as the people and places that impacted their work * Analyzes their complete body of work along with the instrumentation and recording sessions behind the music * Tells the story of this iconic group through compelling entries written with a clear focus on readability
Call Number: REF ML421.B4 W65 2014 Vol.1
Publication Date: 2014-06-01
The Cambridge Companion to the Beatles by Kenneth Womack (Editor)From Please Please Me to Abbey Road, this collection of essays tells the fascinating story of the Beatles – the creation of the band, their musical influences, and their cultural significance, with emphasis on their genesis and practices as musicians, songwriters, and recording artists. Through detailed biographical and album analyses, the book uncovers the background of each band member and provides expansive readings of the band's music. • Traces the group's creative output from their earliest recordings through their career • Pays particular attention to the social and historical factors which contributed to the creation of the band • Investigates the Beatles' unique enduring musical legacy and cultural power • Clearly organized into three sections, covering Background, Works, and History and Influence, the Companion is ideal for course usage, and is also a must-read for all Beatles fans
Call Number: MU Authors Collection ML421.B4 C33 2009