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The Beatles are here! : 50 years after the band arrived in America, writers, musicians, and other fans remember / edited by Penelope Rowlands.

Call number: 780.92 Beatles BEA
Publication: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2014.
Publication date: 2014.
Subject: Rock music fans -- United States.
Rock musicians -- England -- Criticism and interpretation.
Rock groups -- England -- Criticism and interpretation.
Rock music -- Criticism and interpretation.
Beatles -- Influence.
Title: The Beatles are here! : 50 years after the band arrived in America, writers, musicians, and other fans remember / edited by Penelope Rowlands.
Additional title: 50 years after the band arrived in America, writers and other fans remember
Fifty years after the band arrived in America, writers and other fans remember
Edition: First edition.
Physical description: xxiii, 255 pages ; 21 cm
Contents note: Tools of Satan, Liverpool division / Joe Queenan -- Greil Marcus, rock critic -- We saw them standing there / Amanda Vaill -- A newspaper article / Gay Talese -- in love with gorgeous George / Penelope Rowlands -- A letter from Vickie Brenna-Costa -- Henry Grossman, photographer -- Good bye, Mitzi Gaynor, Verlyn Klinkenborg -- Jamie Nicol Bowles, fan -- Billy Joel, musician -- Swimming to John / Noelle Oxenhandler -- Gay Talese, reporter -- My four friends, / Cyndi Lauper -- A Facebook encounter -- Vickie Brenna-Costa, fan -- America's Beatlemania hangover / Debbie Geller --- "Cousin Brucie" Morrow, disc jockey -- Sister Mary Paul McCartney / Mary Norris -- Peter Duchin, bandleader -- Anne Brown, fan -- A diary entry by Anne Brown, age 15 -- Springsteen's hair stands on end / Peter Ames Carlin -- FUN / Veronique Vienne -- Vicky Tiel, fashion designer -- Tom Long, fan -- Janis Ian, musician -- A way to live in the world / Carolyn See -- Up, up, up / Lisa See -- Joann Marie Pugliese Flood, fan -- Into the future / Pico Iyer -- Fran Lebowitz, nonfan -- Michael Laven, fan -- An e-mail from Phillip Lopate -- White out / Judy Juanita -- Renee Fleming, soprano -- Where music had to go / Anthony Scadutto -- Tom Rush, musician -- Thawing out / Barbara Ehrenreich -- Laura Tarrish, fan -- Screening the Beatles / David Thomson -- Gabriel Kahane, composer and songwriter -- Vera, Chuck and Dave / Roy Blount, Jr. -- Linda Belfi Bartel, fan -- David Dye, radio show host -- The back of the album / David Michaelis -- Will Lee, musician -- Why couldn't they leave us alone? / Sigrid Nunez -- Leah Silidjian, fan -- Independence Day, 1976 / Will Hermes.
Summary note: Presents an exploration of the Fab Four's arrival in the U.S. featuring essays and interviews from writers, musicians, and fans on how they were inspired and changed by the Beatles.
Added author: Rowlands, Penelope, editor of compilation.
ISBN: 9781616203504 (pbk.) :
1616203501 (pbk.)
LCCN: 2013033601
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1494052
Bib No.: 1494052

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