Gathers black and white photographs of the Beatles taken in 1964 in Liverpool and in London during the making of their first feature film, and includes pictures of other musicians from Liverpool and brief explanations of the photographs.
A comprehensive profile of the enigmatic jazz pianist and composer offers insight into his origins, his early musical career, and the mid-twentieth-century cultural upheavals that shaped his personal and creative life.
This collection of essays showcases the best of Ross's writing from more than a decade at" The New Yorker." Whether his subject is Mozart or Bob Dylan, Ross shows how music expresses the full complexity of the human condition. Witty, passionate, and brimming with insight, "Listen to This" teaches us how to listen.
A pioneering talk-show host shares memories of his experiences with famous guests from John Lennon and Richard Nixon to William F. Buckley and Groucho Marx, in an account that also offers his insights into what his career taught him about American culture. 15,000 first printing.
An autobiography that the late comedian nearly completed before he died chronicles his storied career, during which he pushed the boundaries of comedy and language and influenced several generations of performers. By the author of When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops? Reprint.
In a book that includes reminiscences of former fans and the Mouseketeers themselves, the author reveals the behind-the-scenes history of The Mickey Mouse Club, from its inception as a marketing ploy to promote the opening of Disneyland to its present-day cult-hit status.
Collected Lyrics (1954-1981) With Attendant Comments, Principles, Heresies, Grudges, Whines and Anecdotes
A treasury of lyrics includes all of the composer's works from "West Side Story" to "Sweeney Todd," and offers a rare glimpse into his creative process and relationships with other legends of the American theater.
The comedian offers a humorous memoir about first love, denial, sleepwalking, and the perils and pitfalls of being himself.
Offers a behind-the-scenes look at the rise and fall of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, the politically charged program that shocked the censors, outraged the White House, and forever changed the face of television.
Traces how the owners of the James Bond franchise have produced successful films throughout the past half century, profiling the actors who have played 007, his companions, and his adversaries, while evaluating how the Bond character has evolved.