Kenneth Womack world-premiered his new book on George Martin, called Maximum Volume: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin, The Early Years, 1926-1966, at the Chicago Fest in August of 2017. At the 2018 Chicago Fest, he premiered Sound Pictures, Volume 2! When writing about the recording sessions with The Beatles, he makes the reader feel he is in Studio 2 with them. Such long and exciting details we fans want to read about – and he doesn’t rush these long segments of the books.
Ken is a literary critic and award-winning author who has written five books about the Beatles. His most recent before the George Martin book, New Critical Perspectives on The Beatles, explores the lives and works of the Beatles with new essays. Kenneth is the Dean of the Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences at at Monmouth University in New Jersey.