Brooke Halpin became an instant Beatles fanatic when he saw them perform on the Ed Sullivan show on February 9, 1964. Captivated with The Beatles and their music, he performed Beatle songs with several successful bands at venues in New York and New England. Brooke had the great fortune to meet John, Yoko, and Ringo at John Lenn's 31st birthday party, and on a separate occasion met Paul McCartney in Los Angeles. An active musician, Brooke continues to do what he always does - plays and sings Beatle songs with his band in Los Angeles. Do You Really Kw The Beatles? is filled with hundreds of questions about John, Paul, George, and Ringo. How many questions can you answer correctly? Are you a vice, an expert, or somewhere in between? There's only one way to find out: Dig in! This book is perfect for Beatle trivia enthusiasts of all ages. Brooke has put together a wide variety of questions, ranging from easy to challenging. They cover the different stages of The Beatles career and their solo years. Do You Really Kw The Beatles? is immensely informative. It even has questions that I couldn't answer. Enjoy! - Robert Fitzpatrick Former Beatles Attorney
Brooke Halpin is an accomplished composer, painter, and author of three piano books. His novel, A Magical Mystery Tour, is soon to be published. His broadcast experience includes hosting and producing Music - Behind the Notes for MCTV in New York City. His guests included Branford Marsalis, Suzanne Vega, and Ritchie Havens. As a composer, Brooke composed the music to the Academy Award winning film Molly's Pilgrim, the PBS special More Than Broken Glass - Memories of Kristallnacht, and Rudolph Nureyev's ballet Cristoforo for the Hungarian National Ballet Company. His award winning compositions have been performed throughout the United States and Europe. A recipient of a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, Brooke is a graduate of California Institute of the Arts and The Hartford Conservatory of Music.