The Beatles have sold at least 2.3 billion albums; achieved 6 Diamond, 24 Multi-Platinum, 39 Platinum, and 45 Gold albums in the United States alone; and continue to experience impressive commercial successanow more than at any other time. What is it about this iconic group which continues to draw attention from each successive generation, even more than 40 years after their disbandment? The Beatles Encyclopedia: Everything Fab Four provides casual fans and aficionados alike with a comprehensive study of the historical, cultural, and musical influence of the Beatles, providing hundreds of insightful entries that address the people, places, events, and other details that have contributed to the band's status as a global phenomena.By the dawn of the 19th century, Liverpool had emerged as one of the most prosperous cities in Europe. ... In its post-shipbuilding years, Liverpool has become known as the birthplace of the Mersey Sound, a form of beat music named in reference to the River Mersey that flows through ... Founded by Bill Harry, The Mersey Beat was a regional newspaper that chronicled the rise of Liverpoola#39;s music scene.
|Title||:||Beatles Encyclopedia, The: Everything Fab Four|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2014-06-30|