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Tag Archives: Rubber Soul

#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 […]

The Beatles in Mono 14-LP vinyl box set due out on September 9, 2014

The long-awaited mono counterpart to the 16-LP stereo Beatles album collection of remasters issued in November 2012 is finally here – or at least will be on September 9th. The Beatles’ official website explains that while the Beatles in Mono CD box set was remastered with digital technology in 2009, the vinyl for the new […]

#askNat – concerning the mixes heard on The Beatles: Rock Band music video game

This week for the #askNat segment I’ve pulled up a message in my email that comes from Joe in Monroe, CT. Here is what Joe has on his mind: Hey I’ve recently become a huge fan of this site and enjoy listening to the BROW each week. Keep up the good work! Anyway I have […]

Beatles Rarity Of The Week – “I Feel Fine” (German/Odeon duophonic mix)

Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week. On the evening of October 6th, 1964 The Beatles were hard at work on completing their Beatles For Sale album. In a three hour session at EMI Studio 2 between 7 and 10pm, they recorded 5 takes of “Eight Days A Week” which was also being considered […]

#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 – “Norwegian Wood” (take 4)

Welcome to The Beatles Rarity of the Week, known in more familiar circles as the BROW. For this week I’m taking a look at the Rubber Soul track “Norwegian Wood” which John Lennon began to compose early in 1965 during the height of his Bob Dylan influence. Beatles producer George Martin recalls a late January […]