Welcome to The Beatles Rarity of the Week. In 1980, our two oldest Beatles turned forty years of age. To honor the occasion John Lennon, who had only recently began recording again after a five-year break, wrote a song for Ringo Starr called “Life Begins At 40.” Remembering songs Ringo had sang with The Beatles […]
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On June 17th, 2014 the next two installments in the remaster series The Paul McCartney Archive Collection will be arriving. Continuing with the Wings period in the seventies, Concord Music Group will issue both the 1975 album Venus And Mars (click here for original track listing) and the 1976 album Wings At The Speed Of […]
Welcome to The Beatles Rarity of the Week. On January 3, 2014, Phil Everly of Everly Brothers fame died of complications with emphysema and bronchitis just before turning 75 years old. The Everly Brothers, consisting of Phil and his brother Don got their big break as musicians during the same year that a 16-year old […]
For this week on #askNat we are hearing from Jacob Kemp in Santa Barbara, CA who has sent in this message: I was wondering about George Martin and his producing career post-Beatles. Who else did he work with? Any solo Beatles work? How involved was he in the Anthology and 2009 remaster releases? Didn’t he […]
Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week. In 1987 Paul McCartney began planning a new album and a world tour – something he had not done since the Wings days over a decade earlier. Step one would be to get together a band that he could work well with and take on tour. He […]
This week on #askNat, I have a couple questions from Ken Weber of New Jersey that need answering. Take a look at what Ken asks: I remember reading that “All Those Years Ago” was originally to be submitted to Ringo Starr. Was this with alternate lyrics, or the same lyrics? Did George Harrison and John Lennon […]