That Magic Feeling
The Beatles' Recorded Legacy, Volume Two, 1966-1970
By John C. Winn
(Three Rivers Press (CA), Paperback, 9780307452399, 403pp.)
Publication Date: June 16, 2009
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From Revolver to Let It Be, That Magic Feeling: The Beatles Recorded Legacy, Volume Two, 1966—1970, continues the chronicle of the group’s spectacular career from its creative zenith to its irrevocable split
As the Beatles moved into the mid and late 1960s, their collective and individual musical talent and innovations evolved at an unparalleled pace. Like its companion volume, Way Beyond Compare: The Beatles’ Recorded Legacy, Volume One, 1957—1965, this unique work thoroughly chronicles all known and available Beatles recordings during this period of incredible creative growth.
Have you ever watched a Beatles film clip and wondered:
• Where was that filmed?
• Is any more of that footage available?
Have you ever heard a Beatles interview and asked:
• When was that taped?
• Where’s the best place to find the complete recording?
That Magic Feeling answers these and thousands of similar questions. With more than 500 entries, it includes recording sessions, concerts, newsreel footage, press clips, TV and film performances, home movies, radio interviews, documentaries, studio outtakes, home demos, and alternative mixes–all of which are given complete coverage for the first time.
Author John C. Winn has spent two decades poring over, scrutinizing, organizing, and analyzing hundreds of hours of audio and video recordings and compiling them into a digestible chronological framework, creating the ultimate reference guide to the Beatles’ legendary musical and cultural evolution.
Praise for Way Beyond Compare: The Beatles’ Recorded Legacy, Volume One
“[An] impressive tome . . . marvelous.”
—Mark Lewisohn, author of The Complete Beatles Chronicle
“[A] beautifully written study of every Beatle sound ever to reach the public . . . highly recommended for anyone wishing to learn more about what the Beatles played, sang and said.”
—Walter Everett, author of The Beatles as Musicians
“Not only extraordinarily useful, but a joy to read.”
—Allan Kozinn, author of The Beatles