Author: Candy Leonard

Candy Leonard is a sociologist with interests media, gender, politics, and health. Candy grew up immersed in '60s pop culture and has spent most of her life thinking and writing about its impact on her generation. She’s the author of "Beatleness: How the Beatles and Their Fans Remade the World," and has written for the Huffington Post and Next Avenue. Candy is a qualitative research consultant to progressive campaigns and claims to be the coolest grandmother in America. Twitter: @CandySez
Beatles Revolution

“Revolution”: The Beatles Speak Out

Did you know the release of the Beatles’ “Revolution” coincided with the Democratic National Convention in Chicago? In this excerpt from her book “Beatleness,” sociologist Candy Leonard delves into how critics and fans alike responded to this Fab Four song.