Tag Archives: Abbey Road

When did The Beatles break up?

This is the complete, unedited version of Duncan Driver’s article excerpted in Beatlefan #243. ‘… don’t you know that you can count me out, in.’ — Sung by John Lennon on the song ‘Revolution I’ (1968). One of the most … Continue reading

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Why the skimpy bonus material on the ‘Abbey Road’ deluxe box?

Beatlefan reader Mike Edsall discusses his mixed feelings about the “Abbey Road” 50th anniversary deluxe edition. First, let me state where I’m coming from. I am a first-generation Beatles fan who owns close everything they’ve ever released, both group and … Continue reading

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What we’re hearing about ‘Abbey Road’

Unconfirmed details of the upcoming 50th anniversary “Abbey Road” set are showing up on social media. Here, from a knowledgeable source in direct contact with Apple Corps, is what Beatlefan has heard:  At this time, the “Abbey Road” 50th anniversary … Continue reading

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Beatles Insider Tony Barrow: A Tribute to One of the ‘Good Guys’

Early Beatles publicist Tony Barrow, the man credited with coining the phrase “the Fab Four,” died recently at age 80. Here’s a fond remembrance of Barrow by Beatles historian Bruce Spizer … Tony Barrow was one of the members of … Continue reading

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Fans Rank Beatles’ Group and Solo Albums

How do fans rank every studio album released by The Beatles as a group or as solo artists in the 50 years from “Please Please Me” to last year’s “New”? In collaboration with Beatlefan and the Steve Hoffman Music Forums, … Continue reading

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August 1969: Some Kind of Innocence …

(This memoir by Bill King originally was published in Beatlefan #90, September, 1994, to mark the 25th anniversary of these events. We thought it would be a good way of now noting the 45th anniversary.) It’s a year for anniversaries. … Continue reading

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