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Author Campion, James, 1962- author.

Title Take a sad song : the emotional currency of "Hey Jude" / James Campion.

Publication Info. Guilford, Connecticut : Backbeat Books, [2022]


Location Call No. Status
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  782.42166 BEATLES    Check Shelf
Description xxvii, 287 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Don't Let Me Down... : Factoids & Such -- The Movement You Need Is on Your Shoulder : Inspiration -- Remember to Let Her into Your Heart : Paul McCartney -- Man as Song -- Don't Be Afraid : Jules as John as Us -- Let It Out and Let It In : A Brief History of the Beatles, 1963- -- And Make It Better : Composition -- Someone to Perform With : Making Magic -- Anytime You Feel the Pain : The Violent Global Tumult of -- Better... Better... Better : Shadow & Light -- Na... Na... Na... Na Na Na Na : How the Song Works -- I Can Feel It! Can You Feel It? Comfort & Unity.
Summary "Discover the power of song in James Campion's Take a Sad Song: The Emotional Currency of "Hey Jude." Music columnist and podcast host Campion shows why the Beatles' epic 1968 single "Hey Jude" transcends time, taking readers through the song's riveting personal story, its importance during the fractious days of a pop culture phenomenon, and its impact on the most turbulent year since WWII"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Lennon, John, 1940-1980. Hey Jude.
Rock music -- 1961-1970 -- History and criticism.
Nineteen sixty-eight, A.D.
Beatles. (OCoLC)fst00530133
Nineteen sixty-eight, A.D. (OCoLC)fst01037820
Rock music. (OCoLC)fst01099204
Chronological Term 1961-1970
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Other Form: Online version: Campion, James, 1962- Take a sad song Guilford, Connecticut : Backbeat Books, 2022 9781493062386 (DLC) 2021044609
ISBN 9781493062379 (hardcover)
1493062379 (hardcover)
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