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#askNat – concerning why John Lennon’s “India, India” was not used in the Anthology project

This week on #askNat we are hearing from Matt Doran of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Here is what Matt has to say: Hey Happy Nat, When the remaining Beatles got the demos for the Anthology, why didn’t they use “India , India?” To me that demo was complete, with no visible noise and John’s voice is […]

Beatles Rarity Of The Week – “Plastic Ono Band” (warm up jam)

Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week. The John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band album released on December 11th, 1970 is considered by many Beatles fans as one of the best to come out of any of The Beatles since their break up. Up to this point, John’s work outside of The Beatles had been mainly […]

#askNat – concerning the individual Beatles covering Beatles songs in the studio

This week I have an interesting challenge up for the #askNat segment from Elliott Marx. Read on to hear what Elliott has to say: For whatever reason, Bloomberg Radio still plays the goofy version of “Drive My Car” that Paul McCartney recorded with R.A.D.D. back in ’94 or so. It got me thinking about all […]

Beatles Rarity Of The Week – “a Get Back Sessions tag medley”

Hello again and welcome to The Beatles Rarity of the Week. I’m Happy Nat and each week I dig up a Beatles or Beatles-related track that is not (or is no longer) a part of their currently available standard catalog. This time around my focus is on the Get Back Sessions of January 1969 when […]

Beatles Rarity Of The Week – “Cleanup Time” (alternate mix)

Welcome to The Beatles Rarity of the Week. Despite the tragedy that occurred in December 1980 that John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Double Fantasy album is reminiscent of, I’ve always appreciated the music on the album. However, when the ‘stripped down’ remix of the album was released in 2010, I thought it breathed new life […]

Beatles Rarity Of The Week – “I’m Stepping Out” (take 3, 1980)

Welcome to the Beatles Rarity of the Week. During the sessions for 1980′s Double Fantasy, the last album by John Lennon to be released during his lifetime, there were a few additional songs recorded that were intended for the follow-up album released as Milk And Honey in January 1984. “I’m Stepping Out” was one of […]