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  The Beatles Anthology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Beatles Anthology is the name of a documentary series, a series of three albums and a book, all of which focus on the history of the popular rock band The Beatles.
All of the surviving Beatles members filmed new interviews to add to older interviews with John Lennon, who was murdered by Mark David Chapman in 1980.
On October 28, 1996, Anthology 3 was released.
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 The Beatles Anthology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Consider the idea that these four lads from Liverpool would eventually make such a mark on popular culture, that a reference to their legacy and lyrics would become, literally, a daily occurrence to all of those who appreciate the power of music.
For the hardcore Beatle fan, or the average, subconsciously affected casual listener, the answer to what separates unified musicianship from partnering egomaniacs is exposed.
In the case of the Beatles, it's pretty safe to say that their hopes became reality.
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 The Beatles Anthology and Group History As Told By The Beatles! (Book and DVD Reviews)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
I'd reccommend this book not only to Beatles fans but to people who are in a band and want to know the secrets of becomming the world's best and biggest band without selling out and becoming a cookie-cutter boy band.
Put together the Anthology 1 puzzle, a collage of images reminiscent of The Beatles early days at the forefront of their staggering rise to stardom.
Appropriately enough, The Beatles Anthology ends abruptly in 1970, the year of the group's famous and final split.
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 DVDork.com - The Beatles Anthology Review
Anthology is basically the depiction of The Beatles from before The Beatles even existed, and it was interesting how the interviews began with Paul and then as the story progressed we started hearing from George and then eventually Ringo.
The new Beatles songs released in conjunction with Anthology were in fact Lennon demos that the rest of the group recorded instrumentals and vocals for afterwards.
Beatles fans were given what may very well be a final taste of Beatles, though as the documentary shows there could be many songs that were recorded long ago that have yet to be uncovered.
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 The Beatles Anthology CDs & DVD
The Beatles Anthology was shown in 1995, when John, Paul, George and Ringo told The Beatles' story for the first time.
The Beatles Anthology 1 is the first in a series of three double CD's to be released in the coming months and will include a series of eight 75-minute videos, featuring film footage.
The Beatles Anthology Volume 2 includes Real Love, the second song from the much-reported reunion sessions of 1994-95 at which Paul, George and Ringo came together in the studio for the first time in 25 years to record songs written, but never released by John.
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 The Beatles:  The Beatles Anthology
The amount of ink dedicated to the Beatles since the band broke up 30 years ago is staggering, especially when one considers that they were only in the greater public conscious for about seven years.
In The Beatles Anthology, the three remaining Beatles (George Harrison, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr) combine with excerpts from interviews with John Lennon to tell the history of the band's rise and fall in their own words.
The Beatles' comments are sorted chronologically and by subject, nevertheless, they don't always flow, instead demonstrating that they were selected from a variety of interviews and statements made at different times and under different circumstances.
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 DVD Talk Review: The Beatles Anthology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Produced in 1995 by the (then) remaining three living Beatles, Yoko Ono and Neil Aspinall, Anthology is a monumental documentary spanning the entire career of the band from the boys' Liverpool days, through Beatlemania and right up to their breakup in 1970.
Anthology begins with the birth of the four Liverpudlians in the mid-40s, gives some family background and then jumps to the boys' early teen years when they discovered rock and roll.
Each of the surviving Beatles had creative control over what content would go into the finished product and each also seems to have understood the great responsibility of documenting their careers on film.
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 The Beatles Anthology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The third "Anthology" (A3) is scheduled to be released on October 8, coinciding with the week of the fifty-sixth anniversary of John Lennon's birth.
Anthology II The second volume of "Anthology" CD's was released March 19, 1996, with the third volume following in the fall.
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Beatles rocked and rolled the competition Sunday in the first installment of ``The Beatles Anthology.'' Airing on the network that renamed itself A-Beatles-C for the event, ``Anthology'' averaged an 18.6 rating, 28 share for the two-hour period, according to preliminary Nielsen Media Research figures released by ABC Monday.
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 Beatles Anthology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
You'd think it would be impossible to stage a Beatles revival that's no fun at all, but damned if the powers behind The Beatles Anthology don't seem to be trying.
Previous documentaries, notably The Compleat Beatles, got closer with less material to work with; even the Eric Idle/Neil Innes parody The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash captured the Beatles' essence more lovingly and accurately.
Unfortunately, producers George Martin and Mark Lewisohn didn't leave well enough alone, structuring the first disc like a radio documentary with soundbites (by the Beatles and their late manager Brian Epstein) that are interesting the first time but ultimately get in the way, especially since they cut into the intros and fadeouts of songs.
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 The Beatles Anthology Book
The Beatles are believed to have scored a new world record, with their greatest hits album becoming the fastest seller of all time.
Beatles 1 is number one in 19 countries in its first week of release, a spokesman for the Beatles said on Thursday.
The Beatles previous best was in November 1995 when ``The Beatles Anthology 1'' was top of the charts in 10 countries in its first week of release, the spokesman for the Fabs, said.
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 The Beatles Anthology Video Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Beatles Anthology TV series has been nominated for the top prize in factual television -- an Emmy award for best documentary series.
Five years in the planning and making, The Beatles Anthology made TV history as, for the first time, the Beatles' story was told personally by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.
This autumn will also mark the release of The Beatles Anthology Volume 3, the final album in the trilogy of Beatles' unreleased recordings that has to date sold the equivalent of 25 million albums around the world.
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 The Beatles
The Beatles were far away from the American protest movement and their ideas of pop song messages to humanity.
Martin was important to the Beatles in suggesting improvements in the form of their early songs (improvements they quickly came to incorporate independently into their writing) and later in guiding them in the selection of instrumental and electronic textures hitherto unused in pop music.
The Beatles integrated notes into their songs from newspapers and from the radio, which they happened to read and listen to and which fitted into their compositions.
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 "The Beatles Anthology" (1995) (mini)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Plains for the completion lay dormant however until 1980 when all four of the former members of the Beatles agreed to a television special which was to have featured a mini-concert at its conclusion.
McCartney has often been criticized over the years for controlling the mythology of the Beatles, and fueling myths such as the Beatles being the first to use feedback on a rock and roll song.
Perhaps the remaining Beatles can rethink and create a revisionist version of their story that will not gloss over their imperfections and character traits that was part of what made them the seminal icon of Rock and Roll Superstardom.
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 The Beatles Anthology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Beatles Anthology DVD box set features all of the original eight episodes that candidly reveal the story of how the four lads from Liverpool changed everything.
At that time the Anthology project caused a worldwide sensation as it launched a TV series, three double-CD sets that each topped the album charts in the USA, plus Free As A Bird and Real Love - the first new Beatles recordings in 25 years.
David Munns of EMI Recorded Music said: "We are really pleased to be releasing The Beatles Anthology, which tells the story of their lives and careers in the medium of DVD.
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 The Beatles Anthology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Still, unless you are either a historian or a truly committed fan, you'll find yourself with way more material--particularly about the Beatles' early lives as lads in Liverpool--than you'll want to watch.
The best parts, of course, are the interviews with the Beatles themselves, who produced the entire thing.
Along with reworking two previously unreleased John Lennon tracks as "new Beatles songs," the Anthology includes some unseen Lennon interview tapes so that his acerbic voice can be heard as well.
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 Salon.com Books | "The Beatles Anthology"
Now there's "The Beatles Anthology" book to feed our addiction, an oral history of the band in their own words.
Various Beatles were out to set the record straight at times: "There's something I'd like to get straight because it is kind of historical," McCartney says at one point, emphasizing that he didn't push Stu Sutcliffe out of the group back in Hamburg, Germany.
Frank Houston is a frequent contributor to Salon and a hopeless Beatles junkie.
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 Amazon.co.uk: The "Beatles" Anthology: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
There are few revelations here--the story is, after all, the best-known in pop history; but this is a truly handsome volume, beautifully designed and lavishly illustrated with rare photos from private collections and a wealth of fascinating detail and illuminating quotes to lend colour and depth to this fresh perspective.
As the four individuals at the epicentre of a world gone mad, The Beatles were in no position to appreciate the seismic changes they were setting in motion, but writers like Philip Norman, Michael Braun, Hunter Davies and Mark Lewisohn have long since set their achievements in context.
As the Beatles are one of the most enduringly popular bands ever, still selling albums at full price (in the UK anyway), yet another Beatles book has to offer a great deal to stand out.
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 The Beatles Anthology Recommendations, Where to Buy, Advice, Top-Rated Gift Ideas - Surprise.com Gifts
These DVDs were a program broadcast in 1996 that was intended to be a comprehensive documentary on the Beatles.
Beatles, The - I Saw Her Standing There 2.
Initially broadcast as a TV miniseries to go with the series of three Anthology double-CD albums, this set of eight documentary tapes has the heft and scope of one of Ken Burns's expansive projects.
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 Beatles Anthology: 2 CD
There are also three previously-unreleased Beatles songs from 1965, several live cuts and the second of the Beatles' new recordings, "Real Love," which began as a late-'70s John Lennon demo and was completed by the remaining Beatles in 1995.
ANTHOLOGY: 2 features the Beatles' working tapes from their most fertile period--the years in which they abandoned touring, retreated into the studio, and recorded some of their most enduring music.
There is also lots of clowning around on ANTHOLOGY: 2--most prominently, John and Paul giggling their way through an early vocal take of "And Your Bird Can Sing." But the bulk of ANTHOLOGY: 2 isn't genius at play; it's genius at work.
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 The Beatles Anthology 3
The overall impression of the Anthology 3, is even better than the one given by the previous volumes, if we consider it as a whole conventional album.
It's true that we may have less unreleased tracks, we can even argue that there are no live tracks (for obvious historic reasons, since the third anthology covers a period when the Beatles were no longer touring).
The take is at some point no longer a serious one and gives The Beatles the chance to lighten it up, with the doctor "sminking" of gin.
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 Amazon.co.uk: The Beatles : Anthology [1995]: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Beatles Anthology was initially broadcast as a TV miniseries to run alongside the series of three Anthology double-CD albums.
There's nothing to be said for The Beatles, their music or the affect they had on the world around them that hasn't already been said many times before.
The Anthology DVDs are a rich, vibrant collection of snapshots and first hand recollections of the greatest band ever known.
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 The Beatles, Anthology
The Beatles will always be the standard against which I measure pop music.
When A Hard Day's Night, their first film, came to the movie houses of Canada we had to sit through it twice just to hear the dialogue; girls were screaming just as though the four moptops were in the room with us.
We all have the Anthology book, and the six CD set, and all the official releases.
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 eBay - DVD: The Beatles Anthology (UPC: 724349297593)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A deluxe, multi-volume chronicle of the complete history of the Beatles, THE BEATLES ANTHOLOGY is the definitive documentary, featuring 10 hours of footage culled from interviews, live concerts, studio sessions, feature films, home movies and more.
ANTHOLOGY traces the roots of the group with striking archival footage and photographs.
Among the rare materials on the first CD volume are recordings by The Quarry Men (a band featuring a teenaged John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison); five songs from The Beatles' unsuccessful audition for Decca Records on January 1, 1962; live tracks from various television appearances; and alternate versions of several early Beatles songs.
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 Troni's Beatles Archive: The Beatles Anthology FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
After the final settlement of the lawsuits between the remaining band members in 1989, the general concept of a filmography was one of the first projects to be revived.
The Development of "The Beatles Anthology" To accompany the film; Paul, George and Ringo went into the studio together.
This and other "Anthology" facts are revealed in an interview with Martin in the October issue of the British industry magazine "Studio Sound." The Video Concept On the video front, hundreds-to-thousands of hours of footage have been viewed in preparation of the project.
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 Amazon.com: The Beatles Anthology: Books: Chronicle Books LLC Staff,John Lennon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Although the contents are somewhat sanitized--this is, after all, essentially a group autobiography--the four address less-pleasant incidents, such as the sacking of original Beatles drummer Pete Best and the petty squabbles that led to the group's 1970 breakup.
It goes through the span of The Beatles career year through year, and describes many great stories, and gives some background information to some of their songs which is cool.
The Anthology is jam-packed with never-before-seen pictures of the Fab Four when they were kids and backstage, and each Beatle has 3-5 page autobiography, explaining how they got into becoming THE greatest rock-and-roll band in history.
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The most interesting thing from the TV special in 1995, the 3 albums that followed and the 8 VHS tapes that expanded the story was the fact that it was "The Beatles" in their own words and recollections.
As timeless as The Beatles themselves, so is their story and this anthology.
If there's a theme to this series, it's that the Beatles really were more than the sum of their parts.
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