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Jonathan Meine discusses OxTango Music’s Star Club Remasters

Intro… OxTango Music is releasing a newly-remastered 2-CD set of The Beatles recordings made at the Star Club in Hamburg, Germany in December, 1962. The sound of what was originally low-fidelity recordings made while testing the PA system at the venue is improved to a point that I personally never thought possible. I spoke on […]

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 – “Nowhere Man” (live in Tokyo, 1966)

Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week. After a series of concerts in Germany during the final week of June 1966, The Beatles began their tour of the Far East with five shows at Tokyo Japan’s Budokan Hall. The first of these was on the evening of June 30th and then following up with […]

#askNat – concerning a few things about “A Taste Of Honey”

This week on #askNat we are hearing from Stew Hall in Phoenix, AZ who writes: Hi Nat, Not sure if this one’s been asked yet… What do you know about “A Taste Of Honey?” Was it Paul McCartney’s idea or Brian Epstein’s to record and play it live, since it was recently on the hit […]

#askNat – concerning the edit of “Strawberry Fields Forever”

Thursdays are #askNat days here on The Beatles Rarity. This is where I take on a Beatles-related question sent in from anyone out there who has something that they are wondering about within the Beatles’ universe. For this week I also want to wish all Americans who are reading this entry when it’s new, a […]

Beatles Rarity Of The Week – “Baby’s In Black” (‘unsweetened’ Shea Stadium performance, 1965)

Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week. One of the highlights of rock music history was the very first major stadium concert. The act that has the honor of being at the top of the bill for this historic event is The Beatles. Of course, I’m referring to their legendary first Shea Stadium concert […]