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The Resource Baby you're a rich man : suing the Beatles for fun & profit, Stan Soocher

Baby you're a rich man : suing the Beatles for fun & profit, Stan Soocher

Label
Baby you're a rich man : suing the Beatles for fun & profit
Title
Baby you're a rich man
Title remainder
suing the Beatles for fun & profit
Statement of responsibility
Stan Soocher
Title variation
Baby you are a rich man
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Part Beatles history, part legal thriller, Baby You're a Rich Man begins in the era when manager Brian Epstein opened the Pandora's box of rock 'n' roll merchandising, making a hash of the band's licensing and inviting multiple lawsuits in the United States and the United Kingdom. The band's long breakup period, from 1969 to 1971, provides a backdrop to the Machiavellian grasping of new manager Allen Klein, who unleashed a blizzard of suits and legal motions to take control of the band, their music, and Apple Records. Unsavory mob associate Morris Levy first sued John Lennon for copyright infringement over "Come Together"; then sued him again for not making a record for him. Phil Spector, hired to record a Lennon solo album, walked off with the master tapes and held them for a king's ransom. And from 1972 to 1975, Lennon was the target of a deportation campaign personally spearheaded by key aides of President Nixon (caught on tape with a drug-addled Elvis Presley) that wound endlessly through the courts. In Baby You're a Rich Man, Stan Soocher ties the Beatles' ongoing legal troubles to some of their most enduring songs. What emerges is a stirring portrait of immense creative talent thriving under the pressures of ill will, harassment, and greed"--Amazon.com
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Baby you're a rich man : suing the Beatles for fun & profit, Stan Soocher
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-273) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part V
  • All Things Must Pass
  • Part I
  • Can't Buy Me Love
  • Part II
  • For the Benefit of Mr. K
  • Part III
  • Nowhere Man
  • Part IV
  • Got to be a Joker, He Just Do What He Please
Control code
sky2ocm73303194
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 291 pages, 9 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781611683806
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015003397
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, portraits;
Label
Baby you're a rich man : suing the Beatles for fun & profit, Stan Soocher
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-273) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part V
  • All Things Must Pass
  • Part I
  • Can't Buy Me Love
  • Part II
  • For the Benefit of Mr. K
  • Part III
  • Nowhere Man
  • Part IV
  • Got to be a Joker, He Just Do What He Please
Control code
sky2ocm73303194
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 291 pages, 9 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781611683806
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015003397
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, portraits;

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