THE BEATLES: EXTRAORDINARY PLAGIARISTS by EDGAR O. CRUZ cuts the Beatles? apple to reveal the core of the artistry: Where did all the pumping and smashing songs by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr came from? Following their creative cycle, it presents the origination of the 213 officially released songs, the first it is ever attempted.
The brief of two decades of extensive research and editorial work, this 172-page book in seven chapters details how African-Americans shaped the art of the Four Lads of Liverpool and made them the most viable rock act of all time.
Based on the recollections of the Beatles and the group?s constant insiders, past & present musicologists and pop culture historians, authoritative sources such as Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, NME, Playboy, and the author?s own unique probing on the subject, here's the Beatles naked!