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Jim Berkenstadt

The Beatle Who Vanished


2023 NYC BBA Distinguished Favorite

How did an unknown drummer named Jimmie Nicol go from saving The Beatles' first world tour to vanishing into obscurity? The Beatle Who Vanished is the first historical account of Nicol's remarkable story. From his humble beginnings to his 13 days of fame, Nicol's life was a rollercoaster ride of ups and downs. He was blacklisted, betrayed, and addicted to drugs. He went through divorce and bankruptcy. And eventually, he disappeared, leaving many to wonder if he was even alive. This book draws on new documentary evidence, interviews with The Beatles, Nicol, and eyewitnesses, and inner circle tour accounts to uncover the secrets behind Nicol's post-Beatles career and disappearance. It also features over 100 rare archival photographs and memorabilia illustrations.
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Rock And Roll Detective, LLC Publishing



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Arts & Entertainment

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