Elvis And The Beatles: Love And Rivalry Between The Two Biggest Acts Of The 20th Century

Elvis And The Beatles: Love And Rivalry Between The Two Biggest Acts Of The 20th Century

by Trina Young

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Overview

The King of Rock and Roll and The Fab Four Behind the Scenes!

ELVIS AND THE BEATLES takes a fascinating look back at the year-to-year evolution of the careers of both The King of Rock and Roll and The Fab Four simultaneously while debunking false stereotypes.

The book uncovers how surprisingly similar the careers of Elvis and The Beatles were, and the multitude of ways that their personal and professional lives intersected. The book also examines the complex relationship between the two biggest musical acts and their managers. Much more went on behind the scenes than most people realize.

Fascinating revelations include:

Why The Beatles loved Colonel Parker

The truth about the jam session between Elvis and The Beatles

Why The Beatles were banned in Memphis

Elvis vs. The Beatles: Who dissed who first?

The friendship between Brian Epstein and Colonel Parker

How The Beatles almost recorded in Memphis

Which Beatle wanted to be Elvis' producer

Why The Beatles did not understand Elvis Presley's musical passions

How Colonel Parker helped The Beatles

Why Elvis was not on the Sgt. Pepper cover

Muhammad Ali's link to both

The secret reporter present when Elvis met The Beatles

Which Beatle was Presley's favorite

How Elvis inspired Sgt. Pepper

Singer Sophie Tucker's connection to both

Presley's spiritual quest started before The Beatles

Why Elvis got more to perform on The Ed Sullivan Show

Which Beatles songs Elvis sang

How The Beatles inspired Elvis

Who was bigger: Elvis or The Beatles?


(The book includes an 8-page photo section.)

By comparing and contrasting the parallel lives, careers and tragedies of Elvis Presley and The Beatles, this book explores like never before the surprising relationship between the two biggest superstars of the last century.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781726026918
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/05/2018
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.65(d)

About the Author

Trina Young is a freelance entertainment journalist and author of ELVIS: Behind The Legend: Startling Truths About The King of Rock and Roll's Life, Loves, Films and Music.

She has been writing about Elvis Presley and The Beatles for several years. She wrote a column about Elvis Presley for Examiner.com from 2011-2016. Her former fan magazine about The Beatles called Daytrippin' is now part of the permanent collection at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives.

For more fascinating facts about Elvis Presley and The Beatles, visit the book's official website at ElvisBiography.net.

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