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Abbey Road

David Hepworth, Paul McCartney

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With a foreword by Paul McCartney'It's semi-devotional -- a really special place' Florence Welch'There are certain things that are mythical. Abbey Road is mythical' Nile RodgersMany people will recognise the famous zebra crossing. Some visitors may have graffitied their name on its hallowed outer walls. Others might even have managed to penetrate the iron gates. But what draws in these thousands of fans here, year after year? What is it that really happens behind the doors of the most celebrated recording studio in the world?It may have begun life as an affluent suburban house, but it soon became a creative hub renowned around the world as a place where great music, ground-breaking sounds and unforgettable tunes were forged - nothing less than a witness to, and a key participant in, the history of popular music itself.What has been going on there for over ninety years has called for skills that are musical, creative, technical, mechanical, interpersonal, logistical, managerial, chemical and, romantics might be tempted add, close to magic.This is for the people who believe in the magic.

Format:
Paperback / softback
Pages:
400
Publisher:
Transworld Publishers Ltd
ISBN:
9781529177251
Published Date:
3/5/2023
Dimensions:
198mm x 129mm x 28mm
Weight:
302g
Category:
Rock & Pop music

RRP: £10.99

Format: Paperback / softback

ISBN: 9781529177251

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