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Pop Go The Beatles: The Golden Age Of The Fab Four At The BBC

THE Beatles At The BBC.

 

London calling all “Beatle People”

 

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TWO decades ago, the Great Beatles Revival began with the release of the double CD album Live at the BBC. Like their regular albums, it duly hit number one on both sides of the Atlantic, and shifted no fewer than five million copies in the couple of months. Now the original set has been remastered and reissued simultaneously with a further collection: On Air – Live at the BBC Volume 2.

 

 

Both sets consist of radio interviews and performances from the mid-Sixties, and together they provide a fascinating picture of the biggest band of all time – at a time when such a concept was meaningless. This is an evocative and fascinating reminder of an era in which the Beatles were making their own rules, and bursting exponentially from the cosy confines of post-war light entertainment like a small child outgrowing successive pairs of shoes.

 

London Beatles with Orphan Children

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Posted: 18th, November 2013 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Music | Comment