All The Songs

The Story Behind Every Beatles Release
by Jean-Michel Guesdon, Philippe Margotin, Scott Freiman, Patti Smith

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In this lively and fully-illustrated work, two music historians break down every album and every song ever released by the Beatles, from "Please Please Me" (U.S. 1963) to "The Long and Winding Road" (U.S. 1970).

All the Songs delves deep into the history and origins of the Beatles and their music....
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Published By Black Dog & Leventhal

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 672

Publication Date 10/22/2013

ISBN 9781579129521

Dimensions 8.75 inches x 11 inches

"Fun facts about every one of the Fab Four's creations, with photos. Yeah yeah yeah."
— People

"Fifty years ago, the Beatles released their debut album. ... if you're a fan and All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Beatles Release makes it onto your coffee table, chances are that it'll be the one least likely to leave. Music historians Jean-Michel Guesdon and Philippe Margotin dissect, discuss and analyze every song, from 'Please Please Me' (1963) to 'The Long and Winding Road' (1970). There's a well- written 'Genesis' and 'Production' section for each song, as well as enough technical tables to please everyone's inner nerd, not to mention 600 photographs.

— Wall Street Journal

"Everybody has a Beatles fan in their life, and you'll make them very happy if you give them a copy of All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Beatles Release."

— Newsday

"A perfect giftt for the Fab-Four fanatic."
— New York Post

"This is rock-solid stuff .... Yields all sorts of surprises, even for the initiated.... Essential for Beatles fans and a pleasure to read."

— Kirkus Reviews

"Beautiful layout and plenty of photos throughout.... And if that isn't enough, Patti Smith wrote the book's preface."
— A.V. Club, 'Our Favorite Books of the Year

"Impossible not to like for Beatle-types."
— The Nation

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