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#askNat – concerning George Harrison taking “All Those Years Ago” back

This week on #askNat, I have a couple questions from Ken Weber of New Jersey that need answering. Take a look at what Ken asks: I remember reading that “All Those Years Ago” was originally to be submitted to Ringo Starr. Was this with alternate lyrics, or the same lyrics? Did George Harrison and John Lennon […]

Beatles Rarity Of The Week – “Mother” (‘One To One’ evening show performance, 1972)

Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week. In 1972, WABC-TV reporter Geraldo Rivera won the Peabody Award for his report on the neglect and abuse of mentally disabled children at the Willowbrook State School on Staten Island. The recognition quickly had him appearing on news programs such as Nightline and 20/20. John Lennon, after […]

Beatles Rarity Of The Week – “(You’re So Square) Baby I Don’t Care” (Clock film excerpt)

Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week. This week I’m looking back to a period when John Lennon and Yoko Ono were on a mission to help rescue Yoko’s 8 year old daughter Kyoko from her first husband, Tony Cox, the father of the child. After Tony and Yoko divorced on February 2nd, 1969, […]

Beatles Rarity Of The Week – “Jealous Guy” (alternate take, 1971)

Welcome to The Beatles Rarity of the Week. During early to mid-July 1971 while working on his Imagine album, John Lennon recorded “Jealous Guy,” which although was never released as a single during his lifetime, went on to be one of his most well-known songs. But “Jealous Guy” actually had beginnings much earlier than the […]

#askNat – concerning why John Lennon thought Ram offensive

This time around on #askNat, I’m delving into the observations and question presented by Elliott Marx of Chatsworth, CA who has this to say: Ram is my favorite Beatles solo album. It is just about perfect. But John Lennon seems to have felt different about the matter. In fact, he had always claimed that the […]

#askNat – concerning a Sgt. Pepper wedding (?)

For #askNat this week I’ve been contacted by Gary Walker of Bluff City, Tennessee who has this to say: Nat, When George Harrison married Olivia, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr were there. It is said that the three surviving Beatles started playing “Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band.”  Is this true? If so, is there a recording […]