The Making of John Lennon: The Untold Story of the Rise and Fall of the Beatles

The Making of John Lennon: The Untold Story of the Rise and Fall of the Beatles

by Francis Kenny


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The Making of John Lennon focusses on the question of what might have caused the downfall of one of the most confident and brilliant musicians of the past century.Kenny emphasises three main influences which helped shape Lennon's creative process and stayed with him throughout his life. How did strong roots in his hometown of Liverpool, his troubled mental health, and a turbulent family background all form the man himself? How did his troubles and ultimate downfall affect his relationship with the other Beatles, his family, the press and the public? What really made the legend, John Lennon?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781910745243
Publisher: Luath Press, Limited
Publication date: 03/31/2016
Edition description: New
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.06(w) x 7.81(h) x (d)

About the Author

FRANCIS KENNY was born in Liverpool, giving him a uniquely comprehensive understanding of the city that John Lennon grew up in. He met his wife in The Cavern and has been immersed in Liverpool and Beatles culture all his life. He has undergraduate degrees in Economics and in Social Policy and an MA from Liverpool University. There, his dissertation focused upon Urban Renewal and Art. He often lectures on the topics of arts, culture and music.

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