THE BEATLES VIDEOBIOGRAPHY 1962 1965 This is the independent critical review of the Beatles on record, on film and in concert. Drawing on rare live film from the archives this powerful re-assessment of the work of the Beatles features every major release from the birth of the band through to the final split. A leading team of rock critics and musicologists provide penetrating insights into why the music worked so well. This is the ultimate critical reference guide to the work of a band whose influence is still felt today. THE BEATLES VIDEOBIOGRAPHY 1965 1970: Here explored are The Beatles as never seen before. With extensive archive footage and interviews, the legacy of this behemoth of mainstream culture is carefully sifted to get to the truth behind the legend. The extensive expertise of a host of music critics, journalists and industry insiders is here pooled to form a concise whole, analyzing the Beatles canon with the love only The Fab Four induce, with exclusive insights from Norman Hurricane Smith, sound engineer for the band from 1962-66.. ROCK MILESTONES THE BEATLES MEET THE BEATLES: Featuring rare archive performances by the Beatles performing live in the USA; this is the most powerful independent review of the album which launched the Beatles in America. By 1963 the rest of the world was gripped by Beatlemania. Only America remained unconquered. Capitol records promised manager Brian Epstein that they would make 1964 the year of the Beatles. Capitol were as good as their word. On the back of the ground breaking Ed Sullivan live appearances and the number one US album Meet the Beatles, the Beatles took America by storm. In April 1964 the Beatles occupied all five top positions on the billboard singles chart, a feat which has never been equaled. Meet the Beatles was carefully selected to introduce the band to a whole new continent and remains today a powerful record of the band emerging as world-class songwriters.