This time on Collector’s Corner I’m going into some details on Capitol Record’s series of singles called The Star Line and the first Beatles singles that were released in the series. These singles have become fairly collectible and therefore just the right thing to discuss on Collector’s Corner. 8 people think this is FAB! […]
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The Beatles Bootleg Recordings 1963 59-track Itunes exclusive album released on December 17, 2013 came as a bit of a surprise. After 50 years of age, unreleased Beatles recordings fall into the public domain unless they have been officially released, so the album was issued merely to retain the copyright protection on the carefully selected […]
This week on #askNat we are hearing from Stew Hall in Phoenix, AZ who writes: Hi Nat, Not sure if this one’s been asked yet… What do you know about “A Taste Of Honey?” Was it Paul McCartney’s idea or Brian Epstein’s to record and play it live, since it was recently on the hit […]
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 […]
Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week. A look at the early output of The Beatles makes it quite apparent that they held a high regard for the American soul/Rhythm & Blues (R&B) genre of the late fifties and early sixties. With covers on their first two albums such as Arthur Alexander’s “Anna (Go […]
This time around on #askNat let’s look at a question sent in by Leo in New Jersey who has this to say: Hello Nat, I don’t think this was ever asked before, so I’ll ask it now. Prompted by your rarity this week, I got to thinking about which original songs were written BEFORE The […]