Books: Beatles Expert Delivers Vol. 1 Of Epic Bio


Beatles authority Mark Lewisohn’s 800-plus page biography of the Fab Four will be published on October 29, 2013. The first volume of a three-volume set ends at 1962, the year the group scored their first UK hit with “Love Me Do.”

According to British music journalist David Hepworth, a self-described Beatles expert, “I can open this book on almost any page and find something I didn’t know, hae never had confirmed or have never realised the full significance of before.”

For more, read Hepworth’s blog post on the book, which is currently reading.


About Michael Goldberg

Michael Goldberg is a distinguished pioneer in the online music space; Newsweek magazine called him an ‘Internet visionary.’ In 1994 he founded Addicted To Noise (ATN), the highly influential music web site. He was a senior vice-president and editor in chief at SonicNet from March 1997 through May 2000. In 1997, Addicted To Noise won Webby awards for best music site in 1998 and 1999, and also won Yahoo Internet Life! awards for three years running as best music site in 1998, 1999 and 2000. Prior to starting Addicted To Noise, Goldberg was an editor and senior writer at Rolling Stone magazine for 10 years. His writing has also appeared in Wired, Esquire, Vibe, Details, Downbeat, NME and numerous other publications. Michael has had three novels published that comprise the "Freak Scene Dream trilogy": "True Love Scars," "The Flowers Lied" and "Untitled" which can be ordered here. His new book, "Wicked Game: The True Story of Guitarist James Calvin Wilsey," can be pre-ordered from HoZac Books. In November Backbeat Books will publish "Addicted To Noise: The Music Writings of Michael Goldberg," which can be be pre-ordered here.

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