100 Best Beatles Songs: A Passionate Fan's Guide

100 Best Beatles Songs: A Passionate Fan's Guide

by Stephen J. Spignesi, Michael Lewis (2)

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ISBN-13: 9781579128425
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/10/2009
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 694,266
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Michael Lewis is the author/Co-author of seven books, including A Guy Walks into a Bar..., The Films of Harrison Ford, The Films of Tom Hanks, and The Cheapskate's Guide to Walt Disney World. He works as an editor, primarily of books about popular culture.  He lives in New Jersey and his favorite Beatles song is "A Day in the Life."

Stephen J. Spignesi is the author of more than 30 books, including The Beatles Book of Lists and She Came in Through the Kitchen Window: Recipes Inspired by The Beatles and Their Music.  He is the co-author (with Michael Lewis) of Pilgrim's landing, a screenplay about John Lennon.  He lives in Connecticut and his favorite Beatles song is "Nowhere Man."

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100 Best Beatles Songs: A Passionate Fan's Guide 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is very good. You cansee what they did in the studio, what the songs are about and many more things. I keep looking back at it when i listen to the songs on my computer, they do add awesome easter eggs about the songs and i can here the dog barking at the end of i feel fine, and the baby crying at exactly 2:22 on Revolution 9. Very good read if you are a true 'blue swade shoes' beatle fan. Now to go eat a savory truffle. BTW I rate this four and a half stars. :^)
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Bakerstreet More than 1 year ago
Even if (or maybe especially if) you already know a lot about The Beatles, you'll find this book insightful and fun. As with any list/ranking, part of the fun is reading their justifications/reasoning for their choices and thinking about whether you agree or disagree. (Is Martha My Dear really better than Help!) The authors do a good job of explaining what elements of the songs they like. Will encourage you to get out your CDs (or Ipod) and re-listen to many of these songs.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Good job of explaing what the songs are about, but i wanted a little more in depth explanation. Also the book needed some more opinions than tose of Spignesi and Lewis
Guest More than 1 year ago
John lennon himself called 'good morning,good morning' garbage.He called 'sun king' a 'throwaway'.Both are included in this book.He called 'and your bird can sing' a 'horror' and it is also included here! good songs are left out,like 'yellow submarine',a song that was a #1 for the beatles! c'mon! Also, don't let the color pictures on the front fool you-ALL the pictures inside are in black and white!