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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 – “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 […]

Beatles Rarity Of The Week – “Nowhere To Go” (1970 George Harrison demo)

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 […]

Beatles Rarity of the Week – “I Found Out” (rough mix, 1970)

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 […]

#askNat – Concerning John Lennon’s 12-string guitars

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 […]

#askNat – concerning the Paul McCartney & Wings “Nashville” sessions

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 […]