Composing the Beatles Songbook - Lennon & McCartney 1957 - 1965 DVD

A documentary film about the finest songwriters the world has ever known.

This independent documentary film reviews the partnership, music and impact of Lennon and McCartney as composers. From the day they met in 1957 until the release of the Rubber Soul album at the end of 1965, the film dissects and contrasts, reassesses and ultimately provides one of the finest films made about the band during this period. Drawing on rare footage, classic performances and penetrating revelations from friends of the pair, Beatles academics and musicologists, this program discovers the true story of how those classic songs were written. It features contributions from; friends Barry Miles, Klaus Voorman and Maureen Cleaves; musicians Alan Moore and Chris Ingham; journalists Robert Christgau [Village Voice] and Anthony De Curtis [Rolling Stone]; authors Johnny Rogan, Pete Doggett, Steve Turner and Nigel Williamson and broadcaster Paul Gambaccini.

Track Listing/Features:
Love Me Do
She Loves You
Can't Buy Me Love
Hard Day's Night
I'm A Loser
You've Got To Hide Your Love Away
Nowhere Man
Norwegian Wood
+ many others

Bonus Materials:
* Beyond DVD section
* Biographies
* Extended Interviews

Running Time: 79 mins
Released March 18, 2008