The Beatles by Hunter Davies

Posted by

ImageIf you passed over this authorized biography when its first edition appeared in 1968, be advised that author Davies’s account of the group’s career remains definitive and highly recommended. If, on the other hand, you read the book “way back when,” you needn’t bother with this so-called “revised edition,” which adds almost nothing to the original. Davies does include a short new introduction, where he admits to “very little interest” in the Beatles’ post-group activites; the only other notable addition, a brief postscript on the solo years, underscores that admission with a perfunctory discussion of facts any fan already knows.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s