...Perhaps best known for his participation in the seminal British rock and roll quartet the Beatles, John Lennon’s career began with his fascination with American music. Born in Liverpool in 1940, Lennon was raised by an aunt but had contact...
The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music
Bloomsbury Academic, 2017
The global popularity of Buddhism as a fount of meditation and health has been increasing noticeably since the 1950s (Seager 2000: 4), and this trend is evidenced particularly in the work of music recording artists. Primarily,...
Dale C. Allison Jr. is Errett M. Grable Professor of New Testament Exegesis and Early Christianity, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, and is the author of The Intertextual Jesus and, with the late W.D. Davies, the ICC volumes on Matthew. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
The Love There That’s Sleeping: The Art and Spirituality of George Harrison
The Continuum, 2006
...As a child, George attended Roman Catholic mass with his mother. (His father stayed away.) By the time he was eleven or twelve, he decided it was not for him, and he quit going. He didn’t, however, leave without looking back; and when he...
Steve Matteo is the author of the short biography Dylan (MetroBooks, 1999). He has written about music in a wide range of magazines including the New York Times, Blender, Rolling Stone, Spin and Details. He lives in New York. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
...The recording sessions for Let It Be actually began as rehearsals for a proposed return to live stage work for the Beatles, to be inaugurated in a concert at a Roman amphitheatre in Tunisia. In this thoroughly researched book, Steve Matteo...
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