Originally Posted by Solitaire U.
I haven't read Alan's book, but a lot of people would disagree that he was ever their legitimate manager, or would have been anywhere as effective as Brian Epstein at promoting them.
I'm not sure that he was even mentioned in the Anthology series, but I could be wrong.
If you're at all technical and interested in how they created such elaborately layered music using relatively primitive recording equipment, Geoff Emerick's (recording engineer) book is a great read..
Here's a great version of Strawberry Fields that you may or may not have heard...
When he sings the words "alright" and "bad" in the first verse... it evokes a spine tingling sensation within me.