Elvis and Lennon: Written wih Chris Hutchins
Peter Thompson

Elvis and Lennon: Written wih Chris Hutchins

This is the graphic, first-hand account of the incredible feud between the King of Rock ’n Roll and John, Paul, George and Ringo – the Liverpudlian pretenders to his crown. Elvis Meets the Beatles (also published as Elvis and Lennon) exposes the passions and the powerplay, the corruption and the conspiracies, the vendettas and the vanity behind the greatest rock story never told.

Book Details:

  • Author: Peter Thompson
  • Published Year: 1994
  • Rights Sold
    • UK: Smith Gryphon

Peter Thompson

Peter Thompson, born in Melbourne, joined the London Daily Mirror in 1966. He was a Fleet Street journalist for twenty years, rising to night editor and deputy editor of the Daily Mirror, editor of the Sunday Mirror and a director of Mirror Group Newspapers. In 1988 Thompson was the first Mirror Group editor to break ranks and expose the criminality of his boss Robert Maxwell. Thompson’s first book, Maxwell: A Portrait of Power, written with former Mirrorman and fellow Australian Anthony Delano, detailed the publishing tycoon’s rise to power through acts of fraud, deception and ...
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Book Reviews

  • "A fast, enjoyable read which captures the Beatles’ tours, is good on Presley and Lennon’s competing need to be seen as the toughest kids on the block and also gets under the skin of Presley’s manager, Col. Tom Parker."
    Q Magazine