Further information: The Beatles' five residencies in Hamburg during 1960 to 1962 allowed the band to develop their performance skills and widen their reputation. The Master tapes are being sold with a written hard backed history of the origin and ownership title of the tapes comprising the history of the original release and the intervention of Apple and the offers made to Yoko Ono. But then, themselves, seem quite happy to use various tracks for there own convenience. Was this December 1962 time frame the only time you ever made recordings like this? This tape is not the master used for the Lingasong release, and no copyright is conferred with its purchase. Hi Ted, Not to pile it on, but you do hold the key to a number of questions many Beatle collectors have wondered for many years. The Sheik of Araby 20.
Taylor said he kept the tapes at home, largely forgotten until 1973 when he decided to look into their marketability. I still have the Original receipt from Apple which states this quite clearly. A new Hamburg music venue, the Star-Club, opened on 13 April 1962, with The Beatles booked for the first seven weeks. They don't sound good singers but you can tell that they had potential. The sequence of songs was rearranged, and some of the individual songs were edited to bypass flawed tape sections or make up for an incomplete recording.
My solution was to leg the tape dry out totally before we did any more damage. Taylor had asked for a recording of the gig, and someone at the club obliged with a simple one-microphone setup plugged into a mono tape recorder offered above. The performances were recorded on a home tape machine using a single microphone, resulting in a low fidelity recording. Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby 05. Assessments of the album often weigh the poor sound quality against the historic importance and insight provided into The Beatles' early stage act. Several additional songs from the Star-Club tapes have appeared on records over the years.
Their whole claim is preposterous. Williams said he later met with and Starr to offer the tapes for £5000, but they declined, citing financial difficulties at the time. Then we did the most stupid thing without even thinking about it, we took it home and played it on my machine to check it. Taylor kept the tapes at his home until 1973, when he began to look into marketing them. You may think you know everything about their music, but then, you may be surprised.
If you did, we encourage you to to access the main page, and also to indulge in our archives - you may find other posts that are interesting. It would be greatly appreciated! Recorded April 5th, 1964, this is the earliest and most feral of Lewis' concert releases from his wilderness years. Much of The Beatles' dialogue between songs is audible, which includes addressing the audience in both English and German, as well as repartee among themselves. Where Have You Been All My Life? A Taste Of Honey 11. Till There Was You 18. I Saw Her Standing There 04.
My reply to Colin and Albert. Perhaps some day, these tracks will be subjected to computerized enhancement, noise reduction, multiple tracking, and digital remastering. When John Seddon, who was the owner, and good friend of mine closed his Company down, everything in his office was just thrown into the cellar below. Till There Was You 19. A Taste Of Honey 12. This can't be the original tape 100%.
Do You Love Me 14. To Know Her Is To Love Her 24. A two-record vinyl copy of the Lingasong release is included for listening enjoyment. After an unsuccessful attempt by The Beatles to block it, the 26-song Live! Later researchers have proposed that the tapes are from multiple days during the last week of December; The Beatles' booking agent at the time recalled that a total of about three hours was recorded over three or four sessions between Christmas and New Year's Day. The notorious Japanese bootleg company Misterclaudel has released information about yet another revamp of the historic 1962 tapes featuring recordings of concerts by The Beatles and other groups at Hamburg's Star Club from late December that year.
Other great tunes include familiar ones like Roll Over Beethoven, Mr. Thanks and glad to hear there's still someone out there who knows the truth! It died of inevitable natural causes. However, song arrangements and dialogue from the tapes pointed to late December 1962, and a recording date of 31 December 1962 the group's last day in Hamburg was commonly cited. The Dominoes shared a Star-Club residency with the Beatles in December 1962, during the last of the Beatles' extended trips to Hamburg. The vocals on a few songs are so indistinct that labelling and on early releases gave incorrect information about who was singing and the exact song being performed.
. Obviously this they are still condoning, according to the claims of this Bootleg Company. Call this a quick deep listen. Lend Me Your Comb 21. The Beatles returned to Hamburg in November and December 1962 for their fourth and fifth engagements there, which had been booked for the Star-Club many months in advance.