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All You Need Is Love: The Beatles in Their Own Words

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All You Need Is Love: The Beatles in Their Own Words

An oral history of The Beatles from never-before-seen interviews.

ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE is a groundbreaking oral history of one of the most enduring musical acts of all time. The material is comprised of intimate interviews with Paul McCartney, Yoko Ono, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, their families, friends and business associates that were conducted by Beatles intimate Peter Brown and author Steven Gaines in 1980-1981 during the preparation of their international bestseller, THE LOVE YOU MAKE, which remains the biggest selling biography worldwide about the Beatles.

Only a small portion of the contents of these transcribed interviews have ever been revealed. The interviews are unique and candid. The information, stories and experiences, and the authority of the people who relate to them, have historic value. No collection like this can ever be assembled again.

In addition to interviews with Paul, Yoko, Ringo and George, Brown and Gaines also include interviews from ex-wives Cynthia Lennon, Pattie Harrison Clapton and Maureen Starkey, as well as the major social and business figures of the Beatles’ inner circle. Among other sought-after information, the interviews contribute definitively as to why the Beatles broke up.

All You Need Is Love: The Beatles in Their Own Words
by Peter Brown and Steven Gaines

  • Publication Date: April 9, 2024
  • Genres: History, Music, Nonfiction
  • Hardcover: 352 pages
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • ISBN-10: 1250285011
  • ISBN-13: 9781250285010