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Songs of The Beatles Volume 7

Songs of The Beatles' Revolver Period

1965 November 11 - 1966 June 22

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This page is mostly about the book Songs of The Beatles' Revolver Period and the Period it covers.
For information about the album, visit the Wikipedia Revolver web page.
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Period Overview

1965 Nov 11: Record last song of the Rubber Soul Period.

1965 Dec 03: Release UK 45, Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out
1965 Dec 03: Release UK LP, Rubber Soul
1965 Dec 06: Release UK EP, The Beatles' Million Sellers
1966 Mar 04: Release UK EP, Yesterday

1966 Jun 22: Record last song for the Revolver LP

1966 Jul 08: Release UK EP, Nowhere Man
1966 Jun 10: Release UK 45, Paperback Writer / Rain
1966 Aug 05: Release UK 45, Eleanor Rigby / Yellow Submarine
1966 Aug 05: Release UK LP, Revolver

Details on all the sessions and releases are in the book Songs of The Beatles' Revolver Period.


Book Overview

(for a detailed look at the overall book format, see the Series Overview)

The book starts with an overview of the Beatle Periods, showing where Revolver fits in their career. It then shows chronological lists of songs recorded and released during this Period.

The "Releases" section shows records that were released containing songs recorded this Period. Details are provided about the UK records. (Details about the US records are in The Songs section.)

A "Hearing The Music" section gives some orientation and history about the vinyl records and how they were intended to be heard.

The bulk of the book details the 16 songs of the Revolver Period:

The 16 Songs of the Revolver Period
Side A Side B
 12th single  Paperback Writer  Rain
Side 1 Side 2
 7th LP: Revolver  Taxman  Good Day Sunshine
 Eleanor Rigby  And Your Bird Can Sing
 I'm Only sleeping  For No One
 Love You To  Dr. Robert
 Here, There And Everywhere  I Want To Tell You
 Yellow Submarine  Got To Get You Into My Life
 She Said She Said  Tomrrow Never Knows

Songs of The Beatles' Revolver Period is a reference work designed much like a technical manual. It has tables, graphs, and figures, but no pictures. This book was written for serious students of the Beatles.
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Table of Contents (approximate)

Songs of The Beatles' Revolver Period table of contents
Contents Page
Preface
    Book Format
Introduction
    Beatle Records
    Beatle Periods
Period Overview

Releases
    45: Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out
    LP: Rubber Soul
    EP: The Beatles' Million Sellers
    EP: Yesterday
    EP: Nowhere Man
    45: Paperback Writer / Rain
    45: Eleanor Rigby / Yellow Submarine
    LP: Revolver
    Fan-outs

Hearing the Music: Album Analysis and Song Details
    Listening to the Album
    Speaker Placement - The Magic Triangle
    Tempos & Times Primer
    Playing The CD

The Songs
     Using This Section

     Single
          Paperback Writer
          Rain

     Revolver (LP)
        Taxman
        EleanorRigby
        I'm Olny Sleeping
        Love You To
        Here, There And Everywhere
        Yellow Submarine
        She Said She Said
        Good Day Sunshine
        And Your Bird Can Sing
        For No One
        Dr. Robert
        I Want To Tell You
        Got To Get You Into My Life
        Tomorrow Never Knows

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Appendix
Glossary
References
Index
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Front Cover

Songs of The Beatles' Revolver Period front cover

Book Specifications
Pages Size Binding Price
 about 168  8.5" x 11"  Paperback (perfect/glue) see price list
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Copyright 2007-09 by Ken Westover at Cliff Canyon Publishing Co. All rights reserved.
This material may not be distributed without the written permission of the author.
E-mail questions or comments to cliffcan@indra.com.

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