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Nov 10, 2013
by Act Naturally

 Recent Stories Online and On-Air

Paul McCartney Looks Back At Beatles White Album In The Studio
 - Sunday, November 10, 2013

Beatles for sale...£125k tag put on Yellow Submarine film sketches
 - Sunday, November 10, 2013

Gerry Harrison discusses friendship with the Beatles
 - Saturday, November 09, 2013

Schoolboy cashes in on Beatles gig 
- Saturday, November 09, 2013

The Beatles top most-pirated list
 - Friday, November 08, 2013

Look! It’s George Harrison as a child on O’Connell Street…
 - Friday, November 08, 2013

Library Exhibition to Celebrate the Beatles’ Time in New York
 - Thursday, November 07, 2013

Lennon in Bermuda app delayed (update)
 - Thursday, November 07, 2013

Paul McCartney discusses secret sound for dogs hidden on Sgt Pepper album
- Wednesday, November 06, 2013




Car on iconic Beatles album cover for sale
 - Wednesday, November 06, 2013

The light blue 1967 Triumph Herald which was parked just metres from the Beatles as they walked across a Zebra crossing on their iconic 'Abbey Road' album cover is for sale – and it's right here in Ireland.

David Golding, a classic and vintage car dealer from Rathgar, Dublin, purchased the car in July from the South Western vehicle auctions in England. "It got me excited. It's not the sort of car I normally deal with. But I just thought if anybody is going to find out the history of this car – I'll be doing it, I love a challenge like that," David said. Now the fifth owner of the car, David went about tracing the owner of the car through its log book, to verify that it is the one pictured on the now-iconic Beatles album cover.

Read More at Beatles Radio >>>

 
 

Rare Beatles 'Butcher' Fetches $15,300
 - Tuesday, November 05, 2013

The Beatles memorabilia dealer who sold the album, stated (in their **eBay listing) it was; "A simply stunning truly near mint mono original first state butcher cover version of the LP 'Yesterday and Today' in the original shrinkwrap!! (Capitol T-2553) what can I say, it's simply a beauty front, back and all around!" 


Read More at Beatles Radio >>>

 
 
 

Beatles pianist session musician dies at 75
 - Tuesday, November 05, 2013

My father, Mike O'Neill, a piano player and songwriter who enjoyed his heyday in the 1960s, has died of cancer aged 75. Born in Lowton, Lancashire (now in Greater Manchester), the oldest of four brothers, he grew up in the 40s causing havoc as a child.

Read More at Beatles Radio

 

Preview of 'The Beatles Live at The BBC: Volume 2' album
streams online – listen
- Tuesday, November 05, 2013

A preview of the second volume of The Beatles 'Live At The BBC' collection is being streamed online – The original collection of recordings was released in 1994, hitting Number One in the UK charts and selling more than five million copies worldwide within its first six weeks of release. Its follow-up, 'On Air – Live at the BBC Volume 2' will be released on Monday, November 11. 

Read More at Beatles Radio


Royal Mail launches first TV ad in six years
 - Monday, November 04, 2013

Newly privatised Royal Mail is launching its first TV ad in six years to promote the dedication of its postmen and women in the build-up to Christmas. The campaign features a version of The Beatles’ classic song 'All You Need Is Love', recorded at Abbey Road Studios by the Royal Mail Choir.

Read More at Beatles Radio


‘The best Ringo has ever had’: Ringo Starr returns for more dates
with close-knit All-Starr Band
 - Monday, November 04, 2013

The debate over whether this is the greatest All-Starr Band that Ringo Starr has ever assembled can be put off for another time. There is no question, however, that it’s one of the most closely knit: “This band has all great musicians,” Starr says in this clip. “But the spirit of this band is very close.”

Read More at Beatles Radio

 
 

Record of the Week

The Beatles Live at The BBC: Volume 2' album

Gets heavy play this week!

Fab Gift Ideas at The Fab Four Store

The Beatles Live at The BBC: Volume 2' album Fun Facts

The original collection of recordings was released in 1994, hitting Number One in the UK charts and selling more than five million copies worldwide within its first six weeks of release. Its follow-up, 'On Air – Live at the BBC Volume 2' will be released on Monday, November 11. 

The double album contains 63 tracks in total – none of which appear on the original collection. Some 37 previously unreleased performances will feature, as well as 23 previously unreleased recordings of in-studio chat between the band and BBC radio hosts. 

CD1: 

'And Here We Are Again' (Speech)
'Words Of Love'
'How About It, Gorgeous?' (Speech)
'Do You Want To Know A Secret'
'Lucille'
'Hey, Paul…' (Speech)
'Anna (Go To Him)'
'Hello!' (Speech)
'Please Please Me'
'Misery'
'I'm Talking About You'
'A Real Treat' (Speech)
'Boys'
'Absolutely Fab' (Speech)
'Chains'
'Ask Me Why'
'Till There Was You'
'Lend Me Your Comb'
'Lower 5E' (Speech)
'The Hippy Hippy Shake'
'Roll Over Beethoven'
'There's A Place'
'Bumper Bundle' (Speech)
'P.S I Love You'
'Please Mister Postman'
'Beautiful Dreamer'
'Devil In Her Heart'
'The 49 Weeks' (Speech)
'Sure To Fall (In Love With You)'
'Never Mind, Eh?' (Speech)
'Twist And Shout'
'Bye, Bye' (speech)
'John - Pop Profile' (Speech)
'George - Pop Profile' (Speech)

CD2

'I Saw Her Standing There'
'Glad All Over'
'Lift Lid Again' (Speech)
'I'll Get You'
'She Loves You'
'Memphis, Tennessee'
'Happy Birthday, Dear Saturday Club'
'Now Hush, Hush' (Speech)
'From Me To You'
'Money (That's What I Want)'
'I Want To Hold Your Hand'
'Brian Bathtubes'
'This Boy'
'If I Wasn't In America'
'I Got A Woman'
'Long Tall Sally'
'If I Fell'
'A Hard Job Writing Them' (Speech)
'And I Love Her'
'Oh, Can’t We? Yes We Can' (Speech)
'You Can't Do That'
'Honey Don't'
'I'll Follow The Sun'
'Green With Black Shutters' (Speech)
'Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey!'
'That’s What We’re Here For' (Speech)
'I Feel Fine' (Studio outtake'
'Paul - Pop Profile' (Speech)
'Ringo - Pop Profile' (Speech)











All Together Now (film)

All Together Now is a feature-length documentary that chronicles the making of The Beatles and Cirque du Soleil collaboration project Love. The film details the story behind the unique partnership between The Beatles and Cirque du Soleil that resulted in the creation and launch of the Lovestage show and the double Grammy-winning album of the same name. The film is dedicated to the memory of Neil Aspinall, a former assistant to the band and head of Apple Corps.

Directed by

Adrian Wills
Starring The Beatles, George Martin, Yoko Ono, Olivia Harrison
Music by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr
Cinematography Alain Julfayan
Release date(s)
20 October 2008

15 February 2011 (iTunes)
Running time 86 mins
Language English


 

 Paul McCartney Quote of the week

"I definitely did look up to John. We all looked up to John. He was older and he was very much the leader; he was the quickest wit and the smartest".


Paul McCartney


   
 

 The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today :


The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today : Sunday, November 10, 1963
The Beatles - Hippodrome Theatre, Birmingham



 

More Listener Birthdays on the Birthday Page

Hear the Daily Audio Birthday Greeting On-Air & Online



 

11/11/2013 - MONDAY

Camilo

Martinez

from

Medellin

Serena

Harbaugh

from

Cranston

Mike

Tyson

from

Seattle

Ken

Davis

from

Houston

rosezina

banks

from

london

Paul

Lundy

from

Lansing

Marty

G

from

doylestown

leon

kolakowski

from

greensboro

Jason

Rotramel

from

Yorkville

Jeff

Kullens

from

Rockford

Karla

Ramirez

from

Los Angeles

Rodolfo

rodriguez

from

Piedras Negras

Bob

Burlison

from

Wilburton

Luisa

Romana

from

Madrid

javier

urista

from

san pedro

11/12/2013  - TUESDAY

Eli

Goldberg

from

Kfar saba

Pavel

Bolotin

from

Novosibirsk

Bruce

French

from

Chichester

11/13/2013 - WEDNESDAY

marcelo

vergara

from

santiago

Beth

Lee

from

Louisville

11/14/2013 - THURSDAY

cyril

sissons

from

doncaster

Dennis

Wells

from

chesapeake

Jose

Cortes

from

Great Mills

Pepe

López

from

Xalapa

Nesli

Aslan

from

Istanbul

Victor

Beltran

from

México

Tiago

Bonetto

from

Curitiba

Tom

Hosie

from

Glasgow

11/15/2013 - FRIDAY

Ronald

Litchfield

from

Severn

J

Ross

from

Churchill

11/16/2013 - SATURDAY

Graham

Hussey

from

Liverpool

John

D'Silva

from

Hobart, Tasmania

Rob

Imeson

from

Fredericton

Erick

Hdz

from

Monterrey

Quoc

Trinh

from

Oldenburg

David

Douglas

from

Jay NY

Maria

Zamyslova

from

Korkino

11/17/2013 - SUNDAY

Zack

Myers

from

Valdosta

Manuel

Hernandez

from

Yuba city

Scott

Nelson

from

Bremerton

David

Goldman

from

London

Eliana

Jaramillo

from

Bucaramanga

elena

perederi

from

Moscow

Lorenzo

Almendarez

from

Port Huron Mi. 48060

David

Goldman

from

London

moises

gonzalez

from

San Salvador






 


 

  Last weeks poll question: 

Will you buy Ringo’s book of Photos at $550?

No  - 60.1%
Only if I’m in it -  22.5%
Yes - 17.3%


BeatlesRadio Opinion Poll Questions
please check it out Beatles Radio Poll Results.

 This weeks poll question: 

Would you buy the light blue 1967 Triumph Herald on Abbey Road Album Cover?

Ask Me Why?
Come And Get It
Drive My Car


 Beatle Brain Buster

Check the website and listen for the Beatle Brain Buster questions 

This weeks Beatle Brain Busters:

By May 1967, the Beatles’ global gross stood at?

   $98 million   
$150 million
$100 million
 $75 million 


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