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With The Beatles - Alistair Taylor
26 July 2011
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kelicopter
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The book is a re-edition of A Secret History: an Inside Account of The Beatles' Rise and Fall.

Alistair Taylor was the personal assistant on Brian Epstein, aka Mr Fix-it.

 

I bought the book today but haven't started it yet. I was just wondering if anybody else has read it, and what their thoughts were?

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27 July 2011
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I haven't. Take what he says about Raymond Jones with a pinch of salt though - from what I can gather (from Ray himself and Liverpool writer Spencer Leigh) Taylor told a few mistruths about that whole episode, claiming he was in fact RJ. I don't know anything about the book itself though.

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12 August 2011
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TheTaxmansGirl
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Wasn't Alistair Taylor the one Klein fired? I read that somewhere, but I forget where.

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12 August 2011
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Yes, Klein did fire Taylor during the firing spree of 1969.

I tried to think of something powerful and moving… and failed.  "You were given a choice between war and dishonor - you chose dishonor, and you shall have war" - Winston Churchill
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