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Tag Archives: Pete Best

#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 […]

#askNat – concerning a man who turned down Brian Epstein’s offer to join The Beatles

This week on #askNat I’m addressing a question sent in from George Gangi of New Jersey. Here is what George has to say: Nat, Much has been written about the “other” Beatles – Pete Best and Stu Sutcliff – and less about temporary members like Andy White and Jimmie Nichol. But I remember reading a […]

#askNat – concerning if The Beatles referenced Hamburg in any of their songs

Hello and welcome to the next in the #askNat series. David Attar from Toronto, Canada is the source of this week’s message which goes like this: Hey Nat, I’ve always wondered why the Beatles didn’t reference Hamburg in any of their songs, especially since it was a very influential part of their lives and career. […]

Beatles Rarity Of The Week – “Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey” (live at The Cavern, 1962)

Welcome to The Beatles Rarity of the Week. On both July 26 and August 1, 1962, a couple of Granada TV producers came out to Liverpool to check out the pre-Ringo Starr line-up of The Beatles at their Cavern Club performances. The Beatles were being considered for possible inclusion in a locally broadcast television program […]

#askNat – concerning Pete Best after The Beatles

Welcome to this week’s #askNat. Last week I was able to get to two questions from Ken Weber of New Jersey (see here) and this week I’m addressing his third, where he writes: Has there ever been any contact between Pete Best and the surviving Beatles? Another good question, Ken. Pete was drummer for The […]

#askNat – concerning The Beatles covering “The Hippy Hippy Shake”

This week on #askNat I am responding to Roger Tomlin of Augusta, Georgia who you may remember has sent in some really interesting questions in the past. Roger’s question digs into some good Beatles history this time around as well. Here is what he’s written in: Hey Nat, One of the greatest and most well […]