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Beatles Rarity Of The Week – Memphis, Tennessee (first BBC performance, 1962)

Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week, which more often I refer to using its more affectionate name, BROW. This week’s BROW, like many others, is a follow-up to another posted earlier. As a matter of fact, it is a follow-up to two earlier BROWs and I’ll point out which ones a little later […]

Beatles Rarity of the Week – “Money (That’s What I Want)” (Saturday Club performance, 1964)

Welcome to The Beatles Rarity of the Week. One week before The Beatles flew to Paris for a scheduled gig at the Olympia Theatre, they managed to whip out another set of recordings for the BBC program Saturday Club. The date was January 7th, 1964 and the group convened at the Playhouse Theatre in London […]

#askNat – concerning Paul McCartney’s unceasing output over the years

This time around on #askNat I’ve come across a message from Mary in sunny Orlando, FL. She wrote this to me back in June shortly after Paul McCartney’s 72nd birthday. On the BROW post I made that week (which you can catch here) I pointed out how there hasn’t been a year since 1960 that […]

Beatles Rarity Of The Week – “Love Me Do” (unreleased Pop Go The Beatles performance)

Hello and welcome to this week’s Beatles Rarity of the Week, affectionately known as the BROW in more familiar circles. What a big year 1963 was for The Beatles. It was the first year that the British Isles discovered that they had a hot new group on their hands. By May of that year, the […]

#askNat – concerning how Apple obtained the BBC recordings made by The Beatles

Hello everyone! This week on #askNat we are hearing from Rene Ramirez in Cypress, CA who has this to say: With the release of Live At The BBC & On Air: Live At The BBC Vol. 2, I would like to know where Apple got these recordings, since I read somewhere that the BBC didn’t […]

Beatles Rarity Of The Week – “You Really Got A Hold On Me” (Pop Go The Beatles performance, 1963)

Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week. On July 16th, 1963, The Beatles recorded an incredible 17 songs for their BBC program Pop Go The Beatles. Thanks to the 1994 BBC compilation Live At The BBC, the 1995 Baby It’s You EP and the recently released On Air: Live At The BBC Vol. 2 […]