“The Walrus Was Paul: The Great Beatle Death Clues of 1969” by R. Gary Patterson

"The Walrus Was Paul: The Great Beatle Death Clues of 1969" by R. Gary Patterson

"In the autumn of 1969, the news that Paul McCartney had been killed in a road accident flooded the American airwaves. Radio call-in lines were jammed by hysterical fans who all demanded an answer to the same question: Was Paul dead?

So began one of the biggest hoaxes in rock'n'roll. The rumour swept across America, sparking conspiracy theories that not only was Paul dead, but he had been replaced in order to conceal it. Frantic fans coured their Beatles albums looking for "Paul is Dead" clues and, oddly enough, began finding things of sinister significance.

Piece by piece, R. Gary Patterson sniffs out every clue to the great Beatle death hoax: the lyrics on album sleeves, the hidden messages. Some clues may seem just peculiar coincidences while others, in an attempt to find anything to substantiate the ghoulish rumours, are hilarious. However, some of the clues may wel have been planted bu the Beatles themselves and remained unexplained to this day.

So let yourself be taken on this magical mystery tour, and see if you can solve the greatest riddle of Beatlemania. You won't look at your record collection in quite the same way again…"