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Beatles Rarity of the Week – “I Want To Hold Your Hand” (alternate stereo mix)

Welcome to The Beatles Rarity of the Week. On October 17, 1963, The Beatles must have been thrilled to find that they now had 4-track recording capability for the first time. No longer would they have to record all instruments live in the studio. Even though they still did it that way from time to […]

#askNat – concerning why The Beatles released so many albums

It’s time for another week’s #askNat and I have an interesting question this week that comes from Michael Mincey of Texas. He says: Nat, While I’m grateful for The Beatles releasing so many albums, I’ve always wondered why they (and other bands) recorded so frequently.  Was it in their contracts with record companies, the artistic flow […]

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 […]

Collector’s Corner – The Beatles get featured on Capitol’s Star Line Series in 1965

  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! […]

The Beatles Bootleg Recordings 1963 Itunes release examined

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 […]

#askNat – concerning a few things about “A Taste Of Honey”

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 […]