In 1964-1965 Larry Kane was the only American reporter broadcast or newspaper to travel with the Fab Four on every stop of their North American tour. In ÊTicket to RideÊ Kane tells the story of what it was like to literally live with the four young men who would leave an indelible mark on contemporary music. Weaving in the voices of the Beatles themselves and covering the electrifying action of the road-the performances the mischief and all the players who cropped up along the way during those key years that catapulted the Beatles to major success ä ÊTicket to RideÊ is unlike any other book on the Beatles.ÞThe story is told from the perspective of a seasoned journalist who at the time of the tour was just coming into his own in a nation that was bracing for the Vietnam War the civil rights movement and a radical shift in rock-and-roll music. Twenty-one and eager to cover big news Kane unknowingly was in the process of covering one of the biggest music events in history. ÊTicket to RideÊ is an inside account of these exciting years during the career of the band that redefined rock and roll.ÞA must-have for Beatles fans this paperback edition includes a foreword by the legendary Dick Clark a CD of bonus interview material rare photographs and an appendix detailing tour schedules.