Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week. If you are are a returning visitor you likely already know that the scope here often extends into the individual Beatles’ careers after they broke up. That is the case this time around and since I’ve also recently had a request for more Ringo Starr rarities, I’ve […]
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Welcome to The Beatles Rarity of the Week. At the end of 1961 when Brian Epstein took over as manager of The Beatles, he wasted no time in getting them the exposure they needed. They had already made a big splash in Liverpool and a few clubs in Hamburg, but, of course, that was nothing […]
Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week. I’m not sure when you will be reading, but since this week’s rarity offering will be hitting the site only a couple days prior to John Lennon’s seventy-third birthday, I’ve deemed this ample reason to put the focus on the chief Beatle. With John’s creative output what […]
Hello and welcome to this week’s #askNat. This week I have a question from a used record shop dealer in Pittsboro, North Carolina. His name is Myles Friedman and this is what he’s written me: I need your expertise. A customer brought me a record that I didn’t think existed – The Beatles Again (aka […]
Welcome to The Beatles Rarity of the Week. After a very successful start with his solo career in the early seventies, Ringo Starr’s first 3 LP releases after the shutdown of Apple Records in 1975 were not even close to commercial successes. The first of these, Ringo’s Rotogravure, released in September 1976, had a very […]
Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week. A look at the early output of The Beatles makes it quite apparent that they held a high regard for the American soul/Rhythm & Blues (R&B) genre of the late fifties and early sixties. With covers on their first two albums such as Arthur Alexander’s “Anna (Go […]