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Songs of The Beatles Volume 6

Songs of The Beatles' Rubber Soul Period

1965 June 17 - November 11

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Period Overview

1965 Jun 17: Record last songs of the Help Period.

1965 Jul 23: Release UK45-10, 'Help!'/'I'm Down'
1965 Aug 06: Release UKLP-5, Help!.

1965 November 11: Record last songs for the Rubber Soul LP

1965 Dec 03: Release UK45-11, 'Day Tripper'/'We Can Work It Out'.
1965 Dec 03: Release UKLP-6, Rubber Soul.

Details on all the sessions and releases are in the book Songs of The Beatles' Rubber Soul Period.
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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 Rubber Soul 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 17 songs of the Rubber Soul Period:

The 17 Songs of the Rubber Soul Period
Side A Side B
 11th single  Day Tripper  We Can Work It Out
Side 1 Side 2
 6th LP: Rubber Soul  Drive My Car  What Goes On
 Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)  Girl
 You Won't See Me  I'm Looking Through You
 Nowhere Man  In My Life
 Think For Yourself  Wait
 The Word  If I Needed Someone
 Michelle  Run For Your Life
 unreleased  12-Bar Original

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

Releases
    45: Help / I'm Down
    LP: Help!
     45: Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out 
    LP: Rubber Soul
    EP: Nowhere Man
   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
          Day Tripper
          We Can Work It Out

    Rubber Soul (LP)
          Drive My Car
          Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
          You Won't See Me
          Nowhere Man
          Think For Yourself
          The Word
          Michelle
          What Goes On
          Girl
          I'm Looking Through You
          In My Life
          Wait
          If I Needed Someone
          Run For Your Life

     Unreleased songs
          12-Bar Original

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Appendix
Glossary
References
Index
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Front Cover

Songs of The Beatles' Rubber Soul Period front cover

Book Specifications
Pages Size Binding Price
 about 166  8.5" x 11"  Paperback (perfect/glue) see price list
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Copyright 2006-09 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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