Some Fun Tonight! Volume 2: 1965-1966. The Backstage Story of How the Beatles Rocked America
Gunderson, ChuckBackbeat Books. 2016
- EAN: 9781495065682
- ISBN: 978-1-4950-6568-2
- Editorial: Backbeat Books
- Fecha de edición: 2016
- Idioma: inglés
- Nº páginas: 314
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The Beatles North American tours turned the entertainment business on its ear and forever changed the landscape of the concert touring industry. In February 1964, after finally achieving a number-one hit in America, the Fab Four came to the countrywith high hopes, performing on the wildly popular Ed Sullivan Show in both New York City and Miami and playing concerts at Carnegie Hall and the Washington Coliseum. In just fifteen short days, the Beatles conquered America. The Beatles mademusic-entertainment history with their North American tours from 1964 to 1966. Some Fun Tonight! The Backstage Story of How the Beatles Rocked America: The Historic Tours of 1964-1966 is a comprehensive two-volume set which gives you a city-by-citysynopsis of the groups activities as they traveled the United States and Canada for their groundbreaking series of concerts. From San Franciscos Cow Palace show on August 19, 1964, through their last-ever live performances at that citys famedCandlestick Park on August 29, 1966, these books cover the music and the madness that characterized the Beatles three North American tours. With hundreds of photographs and images of rare memorabilia, it is truly the definitive reference for whatis arguably the most important period in the Beatles long and winding career. Youll read about the behind-the-scenes negotiations, the mayhem at the airports and hotels, and the cheeky quotes delivered at the press conferences. Youll also readabout the opening acts, the concerts, and the stories behind the shows through the eyes of the Beatles, their entourage, the promoters, the emcees, and the fans. Never before have the Beatles North American concerts been covered in such depth. Ifyou witnessed the mania firsthand, youll relive the excitement in the pages of these books. If you were born too late to be a part of those halcyon days, youll learn what it was like to be swept up and carried away by the phenomenon of the greatestmusical act of all time. When all is said and done, Some Fun Tonight is a tribute to the fans - the first generation and beyond. Look carefully at the faces of the fans in this book; they may be your friends, parents, grandparents - or even you! -but together, they made Beatlemania happen. Fasten your seat belt and enjoy this comprehensive history!