Beatles, Mustangs, and a Boxer

Week of March 24, 2014

In the News: The Beatles, Muhammad Ali, and the Ford Mustang

It happened 50 years ago in 1964: The Beatles made their first live U.S. TV appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show in February…Later that month, Cassius Clay (who eventually changed his name to Muhammad Ali) defeated Sonny Liston in Miami to become the world heavyweight boxing champion…In March, Ford Motor Company introduced the Mustang.


Artificial Paradise: The Dark Side of the Beatles’ Utopian Dream
By Kevin Courrier. Praeger, 2009
Call Number: ML421 .B4 C68 2008

The Beatles: All These Years
By Mark Lewisohn. Crown Archetype, 2013
Call Number: ML421 .B4 L47 2013

The Beatles: The First U.S. Visit (DVD)
Directed by Alfred Maysles, David Maysles, Kathy Dougherty, and Susan Froemke. Capitol Records, 2003
Call Number: ML421 0B4 B425 2003

The Beatles’ Abbey Road Medley: Extended Forms in Popular Music
By Thomas MacFarlane. Scarecrow Press, 2008
Call Number: ML421 .B4 M155 2008

The Beatles Anthology 1-8 and Special Features (DVD)
Apple Corps. Captiol Records, 2003
Call Number: ML421 .B4 B4222 (Boca Raton Media Center)

The Beatles and McLuhan: Understanding the Electric Age
By Thomas MacFarlane. Scarecrow Press, 2013
Call Number: ML421 .B4 M157 2012

The Cambridge Companion to the Beatles
Edited by Kenneth Womack. Cambridge University Press, 2009
Call Number: ML421 .B4 C33 2009

Can’t Buy Me Love: The Beatles, Britain, and America
By Jonathan Gould. Harmony Books, 2007
Call Number: ML421 .B4 G68 2007

Days That I’ll Remember: Spending Time with John Lennon and Yoko Ono
By Jonathan Cott. Doubleday, 2013
Call Number: ML420 .L38 C68 2013

The Ed Sullivan Show Featuring the Beatles: And Various Other Artists
CBS Television Network, 2003
Call Number: M1630.18 .E37 2003 (At Jupiter)

Here Come the Beatles: Stories of a Generation
Edited by Enzo Gentile and Umberto Buttafava. Rizzoli International, 2008
Call Number: ML421 .B4 H474 2008

Meet the Beatles: A Cultural History of the Band That Shook Youth, Gender, and the World
By Steven D. Stark. Harper Entertainment 2005
Call Number: ML421 .B4 S68 2005

Men, Masculinity and the Beatles
By Martin King. Ashgate, 2013
Call Number: ML421 .B4 K55 2013


Muhammad Ali: The Birth of a Legend, Miami, 1961-1964
By Flip Schulke. St. Martin’s Griffin, 2001
Call Number: GV1132 .A44 S365 2001

Muhammad Ali: Made in Miami (DVD)
Directed by Gaspar González and Alan Tomlinson. Paramount Home Entertainment, 2008
Call Number: GV1132 .A44 M78 2008 (Boca Raton Media Center)

Muhammad Ali: The Making of an Icon
By Michael Ezra. Temple University Press, 2009
Call Number: Available online via EBSCOhost

Muhammad Ali, the Greatest: A Film (DVD)
Directed by William Klein. Facets Video, 2002
Call Number: GV1132 .A44 N84 2002 (Boca Raton Media Center)

Muhammad & Larry
From 30 for 30, Volume 1, DVD 2. ESPN Films, 2010
Call Number: GV576 .A1523 2010 (Boca Raton Media Center)

Redemption Song: Muhammad Ali and the Spirit of the Sixties
By Mike Marqusee. Verso, 2005
Call Number: GV1132 .A44 M37 2005

The Soul of a Butterfly: Reflections on Life’s Journey
By Muhammad Ali with Hana Yasmeen Ali. Simon & Schuster, 2004
Call Number: GV1132 .A4 A3 2004

Twelve Rounds to Glory: The Story of Muhammad Ali
By Charles R. Smith. Candlewick Press, 2007
Call Number: GV1132 .A4 S65 2007 (Children’s Literature Collection)


American Icon: Alan Mulally and the Fight to Save Ford Motor Company
By Bryce G. Hoffman. Crown Business, 2012
Call Number: HD9710 .U54 F636 2012

Once Upon a Car: The Fall and Resurrection of America’s Big Three Auto Makers—GM, Ford, and Chrysler
By Bill Vlasic. William Morrow, 2011
Call Number: HD9710 .U52 V53 2011

Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle City
By Greg Grandin. Metropolitan Books, 2009
Call Number: F2651 .F55 G72 2009

Ford Tough: Bill Ford and the Battle to Rebuild America’s Automaker
By David Magee. John Wiley & Sons, 2005
Call Number: HD9710 .U54 F644 2005

American Car (DVD)
Produced by Mary Dore. Discovery Times Channel
Call Number: HD9710.35 .U64 A54 2004 (Boca Raton Media Center)

Wheels for the World: Henry Ford, His Company, and a Century of Progress, 1903-2003
By Douglas Brinkley. Viking, 2003
Call Number: TL140 .F6 B75 2003