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Tag Archives: EMI

#askNat – concerning the Sessions album

This week’s #askNat question comes from David over in the U.K. whose message sent to me a couple months back reads as follows: Hi Nat, Only recently found your site and since then have spent many happy hours enjoying your insight, info and tunes. Here’s a question for you: The Sessions album was going to […]

Beatles Rarity Of The Week – “Tell Me Why” (original U.S. duophonic soundtrack mix)

Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week. I want to do something this week in keeping with A Hard Day’s Night turning 50 years old – not to mention the new remastered Blu-Ray DVD set. Fifty years old! Can you believe it! But first I want to bring up how back in January 2014, […]

Beatles Rarity of the Week – “Come And Get It” (true stereo demo, 1969)

Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week. In late winter/early spring 1969 Ringo Starr along with Peter Sellers, Raquel Welch and John Cleese were busy on the set of the British comedy film The Magic Christian. Ringo had decided to further his acting career by starring in his second non-Beatles movie. By June, it […]

#askNat – concerning studio modifications to “This Boy”

This time around on #askNat, I have a message from Rich Upton from Austin, Texas who says: Reading about the poor edit on the 8-track tape version of the “Sgt. Pepper” reprise got me to thinking about another poor edit in one of my favorite Beatles cuts, “This Boy.”  It’s right after the bridge, just before […]

Beatles Rarity Of The Week – “I Feel Fine” (German/Odeon duophonic mix)

Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week. On the evening of October 6th, 1964 The Beatles were hard at work on completing their Beatles For Sale album. In a three hour session at EMI Studio 2 between 7 and 10pm, they recorded 5 takes of “Eight Days A Week” which was also being considered […]

Beatles Rarity of the Week – “Sexy Sadie” (sessions composite)

Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week. In mid-February 1968, The Beatles traveled to Rishikesh India to study Transcendental Meditation as students and guests of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. While residing at his retreat near the foothills of the Himalayas, they attended their lectures but also had plenty of free time to relax, play […]