Paul McCartney has announced a new photography book containing 275 never-before-seen images taken by the former Beatle himself.
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Titled 1964: Eyes Of The Storm, the project provides an intimate look at the months towards the end of 1963 and beginning of 1964 when Beatlemania took off in the UK, and the Fab Four rose to global fame after their first US trip.
The featured photographs are McCartney’s personal record of this historic period in music, and were shot in six cities: Liverpool, London, Paris, New York, Washington, D.C. and Miami. Fans will see many previously-unreleased portraits of John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.
In his foreword and introductions, Macca recalls the “what else can you call it – pandemonium” of that time of his career and conveys his impressions of Britain and America in 1964.
The idea for 1964: Eyes Of The Storm came about back in 2020 when “an extraordinary trove of nearly a thousand photographs taken by Paul McCartney on a 35mm camera was re-discovered in his archive”, according to a press release.
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