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 […]
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Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week. Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas in the northern part of India lies the city of Dehradun. Located around 150 miles north of India’s capital city, New Delhi, Dehradun is also a capital city for India’s northern state of Uttarakhand. The city is famous for it’s […]
This week on #askNat I am responding to a question from Greig Dymond in Toronto, Ontario, Canada who writes: Dear Nat, Last night on PBS I saw a fairly recent British sitcom called The Old Guys. Jane Asher had a supporting role. It seems to me that she would be the “holy grail” of Beatles-related […]
Welcome back for another Beatles Rarity Of The Week. During February and March 1968 The Beatles were in Rishikesh, India learning about Transcendental Meditation (TM) as guests of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. They were joined by a few other celebrities including actress Mia Farrow (who was soon to be divorced from Frank Sinatra), her sister […]
I’m hoping most of those reading this have had the opportunity to check out Martin Scorsese’s recent biographical documentary George Harrison: Living In The Material World by now. Back in October it made it’s debut in cinemas across the U.K. and was also released on home video. In the U.S., it made it’s first appearance […]
“The Fool On The Hill” was a Lennon/McCartney original, used in the Magical Mystery Tour film and accompanying LP/EP set. It was actually conceived by Paul McCartney, who stated in an interview that he wrote the song with someone like Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in mind. He claims that he looked at the Maharishi as someone […]