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Jan 5, 2014
by Act Naturally

 Recent Stories Online and On-Air

Jamie Bowman talks to Beatles expert Spencer Leigh about his new book ‘The Beatles in America’
 - Sunday, January 05, 2014

Newly released recordings reveal Beatles before they inspired mania 
- Sunday, January 05, 2014

Pattie Boyd Muse or Magical Mystery Woman?
 - Saturday, January 04, 2014

Former Redruth telegram boy delivered messages to Beatle George Harrison
- Friday, January 03, 2014

Mayor of Liverpool demands apology from Boris Johnson over Beatles comments
- Friday, January 03, 2014

‘Oh, it’s not going to end!’: The Beatles’ Ringo Starr completes a busy year with his All-Starr Band
 - Thursday, January 02, 2014

How the Beatles Took America: Inside the New Issue of Rolling Stone
- Thursday, January 02, 2014

Journalist Larry Kane set to talk Beatles at Huntingdon Valley Library anniversary
 - Wednesday, January 01, 2014

Beck covers John Lennon 'Love' for Starbucks compilation
- Wednesday, January 01, 2014


$20 donation gets this great calendar & collectible in a replica record/lp sleeve Beatles Calendar: Official US-UK Calendar 2014 Stunning images featuring the original Art work from ‘A Hard Day’s Night’

Signed Beatles Record Fetches $13,350
- Tuesday, December 31, 2013

According to the Beatles memorabilia dealer who sold the album, this is; "One of the most historic signed records there is! A fully signed 1962 first issue "Love Me Do / P.S. I Love You" 45 signed by all four Beatles on the a side of the record!

All have signed in dark blue ballpoint pen! This record was signed on October 6, 1962 at Dawson's music shop in Widnes, England one day after the 45 was issued!" Rare Beatles items are among some of the hottest collectibles in the marketplace today, often fetching staggering amounts. Having this particular record personally signed by all four band members, early in their career, adds to the records rarity. Because there just aren't that many fully-signed early (Beatles) items available. Rarity creates desirability for collectors, and desirability can push prices sky-high. Earlier this year (March, 2013) a rare signed copy of The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967), sold for $290,500. Setting a new world record for the most expensive record sold at that time.

Read More at Beatles Radio 

 
 

Ukrainian Protesters Play Lennon's “Imagine” Live to Riot Police
- Tuesday, December 31, 2013

On December 18, 2013, American musician and composer Sean Lennon (son ofJohn Lennon and Yoko Ono) shared a photo on his Facebook wall, depicting a pianist playing John Lennon's famous song.

Read More at Beatles Radio

 
 
 

Band on the Run: The Harrowing Story Behind Wings’ Classic Album
- Monday, December 30, 2013

Making an album – even a classic album – sometimes can be an exercise in overcoming adversity. Still, the monumental troubles that Paul McCartney and Wings had to surmount to record Band on the Run, easily McCartney’s best post-Beatles album, easily could have served as fodder for an epic Hollywood film.

Read More at Beatles Radio

 

Paul McCartney wanted a free Brooklyn Nets T-shirt more than anything
- Monday, December 30, 2013

As a member of the most famous band in music history, Sir Paul McCartney has sold over 100 million albums and singles. He’s constantly feted across the globe, honored with knighthoods and lifetime achievement awards.

Read More at Beatles Radio


 
 


 Record of the Week

A Hard Day’s Night
(Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
 **


The Beatles: The U.S. Albums

Presented in mono and stereo, except where noted as stereo only
** CD debut

Gets heavy play this week!

A Hard Day’s Night
(Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
 **


All Beatles Music & More at Fab Four Store

A Hard Day's Night Album Fun Facts

14 weeks at No. 1

  • A Hard Day's Night is the third studio album by British rock group the Beatles, released on 10 July 1964, with side one containing songs from the soundtrack to their film A Hard Day's Night
  • Release date: July 10, 1964
  • Artists: George MartinThe Beatles
  • Labels: EMIApple RecordsCapitol Records

1. A Hard Day's Night (mono mix)

2. Tell Me Why (mono mix)

3. I'll Cry Instead (mono mix)

4. I Should Have Known Better (instrumental) (mono mix)

5. I'm Happy Just To Dance With You (mono mix)

6. And I Love Her (instrumental) (mono mix)

7. I Should Have Known Better (mono mix)

8. If I Fell (mono mix)

9. And I Love Her (mono mix)

10. Ringo's Theme (this Boy) (instrumental) (mono mix)

11. Can't Buy Me Love (mono mix)

12. A Hard Day's Night (instrumental) (mono mix)

13. A Hard Day's Night (stereo mix)

14. Tell Me Why (stereo mix)

15. I'll Cry Instead (mono mix)

16. I Should Have Known Better (instrumental) (stereo mix)

17. I'm Happy Just To Dance With You (stereo mix)

18. And I Love Her (instrumental) (stereo mix)

19. I Should Have Known Better (stereo mix)

20. If I Fell (stereo mix)

21. And I Love Her (stereo mix)

22. Ringo's Theme (this Boy) (instrumental) (stereo mix)

23. Can't Buy Me Love (stereo mix)

24. A Hard Day's Night (instrumental) (stereo mix)


Beatles Record World Wide Charts

Britain

  • Most no. 1 albums in the British albums charts (15 no. 1s).
  • Group with most no. 1 hits in the British singles chart (17 no. 1 hits).
  • Group with most weeks in the British singles chart (456 weeks).
  • Group with most weeks at no. 1 in the British singles chart (69 weeks).
  • Group with most top 10 hits in the British singles chart (28 top 10 hits).
  • Most weeks at no. 1 in the British albums chart (174 weeks at no. 1).
  • Most consecutive weeks spent at no. 1 in the UK albums chart (51 weeks from May 11, 1963 to May 2, 1964 – this excludes soundtrack albums).
  • Most consecutive no. 1 hits in the British singles chart (11 consecutive no. 1 hits, excludes re-issues of old singles).



 

The Beatles Song Quote of the week

It's been a hard day's night.”

The Beatles


   
 

 The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today :


The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today : Sunday, January 5, 1964

The Beatles - Green Street, London



 

More Listener Birthdays on the Birthday Page

Hear the Daily Audio Birthday Greeting On-Air & Online



 Monday Jan 6

Richard Po from Mexico city
glen brennan from lackawanna
Bernardo Medina from Bayonne
Jasojn fortman from defiance
AAA BBB from rotterdam
Jenny Page from Porto Alegre
edward walker from wichita falls. tx
Hidano Hiroki from Nagoya
stan zaha from honolulu
janet jones from boston
Thomas Damico from Brooksville
willie daniels from san antonio
Melinda Németh from Székesfehérvár

Tuesday Jan 7

Uidol Macaya from Sao paulo
Benjamin Velasquez from Amarillo,Texas
Ana Maia from São Paulo
Laure Besson from Paris
Vince Brezovic from Charlotte
Fernanda Lopez from la coruña
vadim martinson from obninsk
Geoff Noelke from Northville
bill bartlett from cambridge
Don Pete from Machesney Park
cale meeks from wasaga beach
Robert O'Neil from Worcester
paul leetham from york

Wednesday Jan 8

Leonardo Mello from Belo Horizonte
darrel fears from missouri
BOBBY ROMERO from WEST COVINA
Maria Soledad Mucilli from Cordoba
serg zavalkin from tver
Elizabeth Foran from Bolton
Nilson Souza from Pocos de Caldas, MG
Ralph Lehman from Knoxville
fernando perez from Buenos Aires
Gerry Phillips from Benoits Cove
Dennis DeVilbiss from Calistoga
Christina Flores from Huntington Park

Thursday Jan 9

Richard Higgins from South Jersey, NJ
Aloveconcerto A from Bangkok
johnny morreale from mesa
Rudi Perea from El Paso
Takashi Suzuki from Tokyo
Takashi Suzuki from Tokyo
Mariangelys Ramos from Los Teques
chri v from gaeta
hiromi koyama from hamamatu
Sandra Wolfenson from Buenos Aires
Marilynn Salgado from Rancho Cucamonga
michelle bell from stirling
frank beck from vancuver
Lucy Beatle from Buenos Aires
linda wilson from cincinnati

Friday Jan 10

Jo Mckenner from portland
Mike Duncan from Cottontown
Diego Muñoz from Santiago
John Fawcett from Burnaby
antonio cortez from Puerto Ordaz
Martin Heidt from Erkrath
Adrian Schatzyki from Buenos Aires
muluk omolla from istanbul
Kathy Craney from Whitewater
Alberta Williamson from Prescott
Gonzalo Illescas placido from Xalapa
lajos jeges from SYDNEY

Saturday Jan 11

Dee Edge from Georgetown
Larry David from Mays Landing
jimi hendrix from belo horizonte
carlos raffo from douglasville
Richard Wivell from Altea
david waterbury from bakersfield
Joseph Chavez from San Bernardino
ton vermeij from heemskerk
Nora Onate from Cuernavaca
Rui Molinari from São Paulo
Pako Bravo from Pachuca
Kevin Farmer from Lake Worth

Sunday Jan 12

barbara dykes from Pensacola Fl
Sidheeque Babu from Kottakkal
Frederick Joseph from Ellicottville
Gregory Seeger from Santa Rosa
David Freeman from Loxahatchee
Fernando Nogueira from Belo Horizonte
Javo Juarez from Mendoza
hans peter from düsselodrf
Randall Gardner from winston salem
JOAO GONCALVES from Funchal . Madeira
Dave Pugh from Liverpool
Jen Tallchief from North Tonawanda
Michael Karbenk from Hamburg


 


 

  Last weeks poll question: 

What was the Beatles most Influential Year?

 1967 - 28.2%
 1964 - 24.1%
 1965 - 12.4%
 1966 - 11.6%
 1963 - 10.2%
 1969  - 7.1%
 1968  - 6.4%

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

 This weeks poll question: 
We are running the same Poll Question right into the New Year
so please vote! 

Will you download the Beatles Radio iPhone App?

Yes
No
I need an Android


 Beatle Brain Buster

Check the website and listen for the Beatle Brain Buster questions 

This weeks Beatle Brain Busters:

When did The Beatles play their last live concert
(not including the concert on the roof)?

July 29, 1966
July 7, 1966 
June 18, 1966
August 29, 1966 
 

 
 


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