‘Get Back’: The Beatles’ Roadie Mal Evans Gets Autobiography, Archive Edition

While you and the rest of the world were watching get backYou may have noticed that the tall, bespectacled gentleman wore impeccable high-necked shirts. This is it Evil Evans, The the Beatles‘A road manager and old friend died just seven years after the footage was taken. Decades later, he’s finally getting what he deserves, with his 2023 autobiography.

The Evans family has teamed up with Beatle scholar and author Kenneth Womack for the autobiography, which will be published by a HarperCollins Dey Street Books imprint. The following year, they will release The Beatles’ “Holy Grail”: His Archives, about which fans have been speculating for years. The collection contains notes, manuscripts, and more.

John Lennon, Mal Evans, Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr, and Paul McCartney at Twickenham Film Studios, January 13, 1969

John Lennon, Mal Evans, Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr, and Paul McCartney at Twickenham Film Studios, January 13, 1969

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the Beatles They hired Evans as their own road in 1963 and continued to work with them when they stopped touring three years later. He was working on publishing the manuscripts himself – with the band’s permission – before his death in January 1976 at the age of 40.

“My father meant the world to me,” Gary, Evans’ son, said in a statement. “He was my hero. Before Ken joined the project, I thought I knew my father’s story. But what I knew was monochrome; 15 months later it became wizard of oz (My dad’s favorite movie) Because Kane added so much color and so much light to his story. Kane showed me that my dad was the Beatles’ greatest friend. He was fortunate to meet them, but they were even more fortunate as my father was walking up the stairs of the cave for the first time.”

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