The Songwriting Secrets Of The Beatles

The Songwriting Secrets Of The Beatles

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A breakthrough Beatles publication - first time in print. Thirty years after The Beatles split up, the music of Lennon, McCartney, Harrrison and Starkey lives on. What exactly were the magical ingredients of those legendary songs? Why are they still so influential for today's bands? This ground-breaking book sets out to explore The Beatles' songwriting techniques in a clear and readable style. It is aimed not only at musicians but anyone who has ever enjoyed the work of one of the most productive and successful songwriting parterships of the 20th Century. Author Dominic Pedler explores the chord sequences, melodies, harmonies, rhythms and structures of The Beatles' self-penned songs, while challenging readers to enhance their appreciation of the lyrics themselves with reference to the musical context. Throughout the book the printed music and lyrics of The Beatles' songs appear alongside the text, illustrating the author's explanations. The Songwriting Secrets Of The Beatles is an essential addition to Beatles literature - a new and perceptive analysis of both the music and the lyrics written and performed by what Paul McCartney still calls 'a really good, tight little band'.70. 4 a#39;60 minutes with Joey Ramonea#39;, Guitar World, August 2000, p. 40. 5 Ray Connolly in correspondence with the author, December 2000. 6 Adrian Thrillsa#39; review of 1 in the Daily Mail, November 10th 2000. 7 a#39;Fab Gear, Beatles Tracks andanbsp;...

Title:The Songwriting Secrets Of The Beatles
Author:Dominic Pedler
Publisher:Omnibus Press - 2010-05-25


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