Paul McCartney announces photography book ‘1964: Eyes of the Storm’

Paul McCartney is set to release a new book of photography this summer titled ‘1964: Eyes of the Storm.’ The book features 275 of McCartney’s photographs from six cities – Liverpool, Paris, New York, Washington, D.C., and Miami – all taken in 1964. The collection also includes never-before-seen shots of John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr.

McCartney said in a press release: “Anyone who rediscovers a personal relic or family treasure is instantly flooded with memories and emotions, which then trigger associations buried in the haze of time. This was exactly my experience in seeing these photos, all taken over an intense three-month period of travel, culminating in February 1964. It was a wonderful sensation to be plunged right back. Here was my own record of our first huge trip, a photographic journal of the Beatles in six cities, beginning in Liverpool and London, followed by Paris (where John and I had been ordinary hitchhikers three years before), and then what we regarded as the big time, our first visit as a group to America.”

‘1964: Eyes of the Storm’ also includes a foreword by McCartney, as well as an introduction by ‘New Yorker’ essayist Jill Lepore. The book is set for release on June 13. To pre-order ‘1964: Eyes of the Storm’, head here.

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