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Beatles Rarity Of The Week – “On The Wings Of A Nightingale” (demo)

Welcome to The Beatles Rarity of the Week. On January 3, 2014, Phil Everly of Everly Brothers fame died of complications with emphysema and bronchitis just before turning 75 years old. The Everly Brothers, consisting of Phil and his brother Don got their big break as musicians during the same year that a 16-year old […]

Beatles Rarity Of The Week – “Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey” (live at The Cavern, 1962)

Welcome to The Beatles Rarity of the Week. On both July 26 and August 1, 1962, a couple of Granada TV producers came out to Liverpool to check out the pre-Ringo Starr line-up of The Beatles at their Cavern Club performances. The Beatles were being considered for possible inclusion in a locally broadcast television program […]

Beatles Rarity of the Week – “Norwegian Wood” (take 4)

Welcome to The Beatles Rarity of the Week, known in more familiar circles as the BROW. For this week I’m taking a look at the Rubber Soul track “Norwegian Wood” which John Lennon began to compose early in 1965 during the height of his Bob Dylan influence. Beatles producer George Martin recalls a late January […]

#askNat – concerning the selection of “Mr. Moonlight” over “Leave My Kitten Alone” on Beatles For Sale

This week’s #askNat inquiry is from Andy Puritz of New York and the message from him that I am addressing this week is: Hi Nat.   Here’s a question I always thought I’d ask Paul McCartney if I found myself next to him in the elevator. Odds are against this, so I thought I’d ask you! Why […]

#askNat – concerning Billy Preston on Abbey Road

Hello and welcome to another in the #askNat series. This happens each Thursday here at TheBeatlesRarity.com and is where I answer a Beatles-related question sent in by anyone who happens to send one in. This week I have a question here from Phill Boylett from the U.K. who has this to say: Hi Nat, My […]

Beatles Rarity Of The Week – “Got To Get You Into My Life” (without the brass)

Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week. Although you may not gather it from a casual listen, Paul McCartney’s “Got To Get You Into My Life” was inspired by his appreciation of marijuana. A lot of studio time was spent on the song throughout the Revolver sessions with it being the second song they […]