Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week. When The Beatles’ second Parlophone single, “Please Please Me,” started rushing up the British charts, the idea of getting a Beatles debut album out gained a new level of urgency. Producer George Martin was keen on striking while the iron was hot. He booked them for three […]
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Thursdays are #askNat days here on The Beatles Rarity. This is where I take on a Beatles-related question sent in from anyone out there who has something that they are wondering about within the Beatles’ universe. For this week I also want to wish all Americans who are reading this entry when it’s new, a […]
Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week. One of the highlights of rock music history was the very first major stadium concert. The act that has the honor of being at the top of the bill for this historic event is The Beatles. Of course, I’m referring to their legendary first Shea Stadium concert […]
This week on #askNat I’m taking on a question from Norberto Gabriel Pizzi from Argentina. Here is what he sent me: Dear Nat, Please tell me in how many Beatles songs John Lennon did not play. I think these are “Here Comes The Sun,” “For No One,” “I Me Mine,” “Yesterday,” “Blackbird” and “Octopus’s Garden.” […]
It’s time for another in the #askNat series and this week I’ve got a message from Patrick Flynn in Washington, DC that I want to share. Read on: Nat: I recently came across two “extended” versions of “Flying” on YouTube. One 9.5 minutes long and one almost 12 minutes long. Are these actual alternate extended […]
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 […]