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Errors in Beatles Books?
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22 April 2013
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parlance said

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when The Quarrymen were first performing on stage Paul strolled by with his guitar and joined in with them on stage,

I've been trying to contain myself in the computer lab, but that image really did make me giggle.

parlance

 

a-hard-days-night-george-10 I'm rubbish at art but I could have drawn something better than whatever the heck that abomination is, they look NOTHING like The Beatles blue-meanie

 

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22 April 2013
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AppleScruffJunior, you have to consider the label: it's VJ!

This is the low-level company that couldn't make a go of the Beatles before Capitol did.

They specialized in awful covers. Have you ever seen Introducing The Beatles?

https://www.google.com/search?q=VJ+with+the+Beatles&client=firefox-a&hs=tfj&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&channel=np&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=2aB1UYLVNbXC4AONgIGIDw&ved=0CEcQsAQ&biw=1440&bih=770

I still have my original copy, and it's as nauseating today as it was xxx years ago.

 

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22 April 2013
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AppleScruffJunior said

parlance said

AppleScruffJunior said
when The Quarrymen were first performing on stage Paul strolled by with his guitar and joined in with them on stage,

I've been trying to contain myself in the computer lab, but that image really did make me giggle.

parlance

 

a-hard-days-night-george-10 I'm rubbish at art but I could have drawn something better than whatever the heck that abomination is, they look NOTHING like The Beatles blue-meanie

 

LOL, yes, those and the others at Beatles LOLs are funny, but I was referring to the idea of Paul randomly strolling by with his guitar and joining the Quarrymen onstage... and John just letting that happen.

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22 April 2013
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parlance said

AppleScruffJunior said

parlance said

AppleScruffJunior said
when The Quarrymen were first performing on stage Paul strolled by with his guitar and joined in with them on stage,

I've been trying to contain myself in the computer lab, but that image really did make me giggle.

parlance

 

a-hard-days-night-george-10 I'm rubbish at art but I could have drawn something better than whatever the heck that abomination is, they look NOTHING like The Beatles blue-meanie

 

LOL, yes, those and the others at Beatles LOLs are funny, but I was referring to the idea of Paul randomly strolling by with his guitar and joining the Quarrymen onstage... and John just letting that happen.

parlance

Well we all know that teenage John Lennon would have let a random (apparently cocky) stranger walk up onto his stage and just join in with his band without warning or invitation...oh wait a second

 

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23 May 2013
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I just remembered an error in a book I was reading not too long ago (I don't remember what the book was called).

It showed this picture:

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But the picture was turned around for some reason, so John was on the far left, etc. Now, it would be understandable if the caption was the reverse of the picture in the book and the same as the above image... but instead of "Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George Harrison, and John Lennon," which would be backwards in the book and correct otherwise, it said "Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, and John Lennon."

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23 May 2013
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I don't see anything. 

All living things must abide by the laws of the shape they inhabit

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Also known as Egg-Rock, Egg-Roll, E-George, Eggy, Ravioli, Eggroll Eggrolli...

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Oh. Maybe they switched Ringo and George because George is in the back. You'd think they would change the order if they switched the picture. 

 

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Trying to find an obscure date of a Beatles release and found it in all places 'The Beatles Encyclopaedia' by Bill Harry (1992 edition) but realised that whilst there are entries for both Beatles For Sale EP's there is nothing on the 'Beatles For Sale' album! The order igoess 'Beatles EP's Collection, The', 'Beatles For Sale (EP)', 'Beatles For Sale (No. 2)' , 'Beatles' Hits, The'.

How on earth can a book omit one of the 13 core albums?

 

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2 October 2013
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The order igoess 'Beatles EP's Collection, The', 'Beatles For Sale (EP)', 'Beatles For Sale (No. 2)' , 'Beatles' Hits, The'

What?

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mja6758 said

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The order igoess 'Beatles EP's Collection, The', 'Beatles For Sale (EP)', 'Beatles For Sale (No. 2)' , 'Beatles' Hits, The'

What?

Its a Scottish word meaning "consists of".

Seriously. I was doing three things on the net at the same time, trying to find a book with a date in it, and trying to get up the road, plus my computer was having a go slow moment. I took my eye off the ball and made a mistake. I would like to apologise to all on the forum for such a shocking overlap and promise that it might not happen again.a-hard-days-night-john-1

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4 October 2013
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How can a book forget to mention one of their albums? Stupid mistake, really stupid.

4 October 2013
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There are obviously people who think 'plonk the Beatles on the cover, and the silly obsessives will buy it'. At least try and make a decent book!

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Was reading the first edition of the The Beatles Book magazine (the official one they put out in the '60's) and in their get to know the band articles on each one they had George 4 months older than Paul. 

There has always been the debate on whether George was born on the 24th or 25th, was there a debate on the year as well or was this just your normal errors?

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15 February 2014
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I've never read of anyone getting his birth year wrong anywhere else, so it's probably just a mistake. Don't they correct it in the next edition? I think so.

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Johnny Dean corrected it in the editorial of the second edition: "IT HAD TO HAPPEN!! But you've got to admit that when we make a mistake, we make a nice big one. YES, we did get George's age wrong in his feature. We've got a large book in the office labelled 'Beatles Facts,' in which we list all the details about the boys. George's birthday was incorrectly put down as 25th February, 1942, when of course it should have been 1943. Many apologies to George, who IS the YOUNGEST of the Beatles."

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Thanks. Havent gotten to issue 2 yet and Mmght have been a bit late to write about the error. Reading them on my ipod incredibly slowly.

 

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Not a book but a webpage, this webpage.

 

Originally titled "Hey Jules, " "Hey Jude was inspired by John Lennon's son, Julius. The name "Jude" was inspired by the character from Oklahoma.

 

 

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meanmistermustard said
Not a book but a webpage, this webpage.

 

Originally titled "Hey Jules, " "Hey Jude was inspired by John Lennon's son, Julius. The name "Jude" was inspired by the character from Oklahoma.

 

 

Lol and the Oklahoma! Guy is named Jud XD

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meanmistermustard said
Not a book but a webpage, this webpage.

 

Originally titled "Hey Jules, " "Hey Jude was inspired by John Lennon's son, Julius. The name "Jude" was inspired by the character from Oklahoma.

 

 

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