We can work it out: Studying the Beatles

“I don’t know what’s taken Liverpool Hope University so long. Serious, academic study of the Beatles has been going on, at colleges and universities all over the world, for almost 30 years. Originally it was dopey little campuses in the US that started offering Beatles modules, but then gradually bigger, better places followed suit. About 25 years ago I got a call from London University, asking me to be an outside examiner for a student doing a PhD on the Beatles. I thought it was a wind-up at first …” (more)

[Hunter Davies, Guardian, 4 March]

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One Response to “We can work it out: Studying the Beatles”

  1. Mike Licht Says:

    Yanks are amazed at the size of the Beatles-Industrial Complex in the UK.

    See

    http://notionscapital.wordpress.com/2009/03/04/mop-top-masters-program/

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