Beatles in Posters: A Collection of Concert Artwork by Tony Booth


Publisher: The History Press

Publication Date: December 01, 2017

ISBN: 9780750983785

Binding: Hardback

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Tony Booth's iconic artwork is synonymous with The Beatles' rise to success. Artist Tony Booth worked in Liverpool during the early 1960s, just around the corner from The Cavern Club and close to The Beatles' manager Brian Epstein's office in Whitechapel. Tony's work caught Epstein's eye, and he would go on to produce posters, printed leaflets and a wide variety of publicity and display material for Epstein's artists, most notably for a young four-piece beat combo called The Beatles. Alongside his work for Epstein, Tony produced hand-painted gig posters for many promoters, including Sam Leach, Alan Williams and The Cavern Club's DJ Bob Wooler, who also promoted many of the big events. Tony's original posters now fetch a considerable sum of money, and The Beatles in Posters features these as well as his exact replicas of those that have been lost to time. It is the first book of its type, and will be a must-buy for all fans of the Fab Four and the Merseybeat scene. AUTHOR: As the original Beatles poster artist, Tony Booth has appeared on television many times to discuss the part he played in the Fab Four's success. His iconic artwork has become synonymous with 'Beatlemania'. 150 colour illustrations