Author: Ken Womack

Ken Womack is an internationally renowned Beatles authority regarding the band’s enduring artistic influence. He is the author of Maximum Volume: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin (The Early Years: 1926-1966). The second volume in the series, entitled Sound Pictures: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin (The Later Years, 1966-2016), is forthcoming in 2018. His previous Beatles-related books include Long and Winding Roads: The Evolving Artistry of the Beatles and The Beatles Encyclopedia: Everything Fab Four. You can learn more about Ken’s work at kennethwomack.com.
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Everything Fab Four: Teaching the Beatles

Besides musical composition, The Beatles provide an opportunity to explore everything from politics to poetry. A growing number of academics are using the Fab Four to stimulate critical thinking on a whole ‘nother level.

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The Making of The Beatles’ “A Day in the Life”

What went into the creation of this Beatles masterpiece? And what was done to make John Lennon comfortable with his own singing voice? Details courtesy of “Sound Pictures,” Ken Womack’s second George Martin biography.