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Merry Christmas from the Beatles!
11 December 2010
Ed Sullivan Show
Forum Posts: 155
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18 March 2010

Here's something you might all enjoy.

Each year, the Beatles got together and recorded a special little something for members of the Beatles Fan Club.  These weren't released to the public at large, but they're really entertaining.  What's more, each year's recording reflected where the band was musically.  I heard these years ago when a local radio station was playing one of them per day leading up to Christmas.

Go to this website and click on each disc for Christmas wishes from the Beatles!…../xmas.html

11 December 2010
mr. Sun king coming together
Nowhere Land
Apple rooftop
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19 September 2010

Knew they were made, but never was eve to hear them. Thanks!

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
11 December 2010
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31 March 2008

I've got some of the original flexi-discs: two copies of 1963 and one of 1964. My mum gave them to me, though I think her fan club membership lapsed in 1965. I don't know why she had two copies of the 1963 disc – possibly they sent an extra one out by accident.

Please don't spoil my day; I'm miles away

Can buy me love! Please consider using these links to support the Beatles Bible: Amazon | iTunes

12 December 2010
Strawberry Fields
Hollywood Bowl
Forum Posts: 339
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17 June 2010

They had one as an exra on Beatles Rock Band.. a-hard-days-night-john-1

Rap music is just computerized crap. - George Harrison
12 December 2010
here, there, and everywhere
A Beginning
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6 December 2010

thnks so much . ur awesomea-hard-days-night-ringo-6

I wonder should I call youu but i know what you would do…
12 December 2010
Apple rooftop
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25 November 2010

Mr. K, this was great! I like how more involved they got with the recording's production around 65 or 66. Thanks much for letting us know about this!

"We are all a little weird and life's a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love." — Dr. Seuss
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