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 […]
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Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week. After George Harrison’s final session for The White Album, recording “Savoy Truffle” on October 14th, 1968, he traveled to Los Angeles where he began work as producer for Jackie Lomax’s debut solo album for Apple, Is This What You Want?. George had donated his composition “Sour Milk […]
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 […]
This week’s #askNat inquiry comes from Twitter follower dawsongeek3000 who asks me this: Do you know how many and the types of twelve-string guitars that John Lennon used? A good question indeed! During his Beatles years John acquired two 12-string guitars that I am aware of. The first was a Rickenbacker 325-12 Jet-glo which he […]
This week on #askNat I respond to Tom Kelly in Cameron, Texas who has sent me this message: I am interested in the Paul McCartney & Wings recording sessions in Nashville during the early 70s. Do bootlegs or complete recordings of these sessions exist? What is the story behind the sessions? And what about “Sally G?” Thanks for […]
This week’s #askNat question comes from Facebook friend Brian Kelly of Oneonta, New York. So let’s jump right in and see what Brian has to say: I’ve been chatting with Dennis Mitchell (of Dennis Mitchell’s Breakfast With The Beatles) for the last year or so and we’ve been discussing something and I’d like your input […]