The Beatles on the Roof

The Beatles on the Roof

by Tony Barrell

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 02/11/2017

RRP  $33.65 $30.75

When the world's greatest pop band played their final public concert, in January 169m there were no tickets or posters printed.

When John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr emerged at lunchtime from the headquarters of their own company, Apple, five storeys above London's Savile Row, only a select group of people knew what the hell was happening.

The rooftop concert was one of the Beatles' most spontaneous acts. Beatles on the Roof studies the rooftop concert in penetrating detail, uncovering new truths and debunking old myths about the event.

Nobody knew it yet - not even the band - but this was the last time they would play live to the public.

ISBN:
9781785585784
9781785585784
Category:
Individual composers & musicians
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
02-11-2017
Publisher:
Omnibus Press
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
224
Dimensions (mm):
234x156mm
Tony Barrell

Since 1997, Tony Barrell has contributed regular features to The Sunday Times on pop music, modern art and popular culture.

Topics have included The Beatles, Abbey Road Studios, the longest songs ever recorded, the history of tribute bands, the world’s strangest concert venues, and the exercise music used by celebrities.

Tony has interviewed and profiled many music stars such as Ronnie Wood, Jimmy Page, Shirley Manson, Joan Baez, Alison Goldfrapp, Celine Dion and Mike Oldfield.

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