Ticket to Ride by Larry Kane
Inside the Beatles 1964 Tour That Changed the World

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In 19641965, Larry Kane was the only American reporter, broadcast or newspaper, to travel with the Fab Four on every stop of their North American tour. In Ticket to Ride, Kane tells the story of what it was like to literally live with the four young men who would leave an indelible mark on contemporary music. Weaving in the voices of the Beatles themselves and covering the electrifying action of the roadthe performances, the mischief, and all the players who cropped up along the way during those key years that catapulted the Beatles to major successTicket to Ride is unlike any other book on the Beatles. The story is told from the perspective of a seasoned journalist, who at the time of the tour was just coming into his own in a nation that was bracing for the Vietnam War, the civil rights movement, and a radical shift in rock-and-roll music. Twenty-one and eager to cover big news, Kane unknowingly was in the process of covering one of the biggest music events in history. Ticket to Ride is an inside account of these exciting years during the career of the band that redefined rock and roll. A must-have for Beatles fans, this paperback edition includes a foreword by the legendary Dick Clark, a CD of bonus interview material, rare photographs, and an appendix detailing tour schedules.
 

About Larry Kane

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LARRY KANE is recognised as a respected TV journalist. Kane is the author of the book When They Were Boys: The True Story of the Beatles' Rise to the Top, and his successful career, including his many years as a staple of Philadelphia broadcasting, spans nearly 50 years.
 
Published August 1, 2014 by Backbeat Books. 272 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography.