The Beatles are the best-known and most-loved band in modern musical history. This chronological companion to their career and back-catalogue is packed with beautiful images of the band, snippets of memorabilia, and quotes from the mouths of the Fab Four themselves. Their music is timeless, their imagery iconic and their story compelling – and all three combine here to make this the essential Beatles book. Featuring: The History - Find out how the Beatles took the world by storm with album after album, and discover the turbulent relationships behind the scenes. The Songs & Albums - Track-by-track analysis of each of their albums, plus a discography, chronology and images of their studio notes. The Artwork - The iconic imagery of the band and the era, from mop-top hair and matching suits to Abbey Road studios and their cover art. The Fab Four - Spotlight on each of the members, with a history of their early lives and family.