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Riding So High: The Beatles and Drugs
7 September 2018
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ewe2 said
What's this I see? Why yes, a certain Beatles history book is featured on a well-known Beatles podcast!

http://somethingaboutthebeatle.....n-beatles/

He said essential Joe! john-lennon-salute_gif  

I just heard this today. They give it a lot of mentions and really speak highly of it. I'm going to have to get it.

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Pivotal Moments in Beatles History No.118:  Yoko helps herself to one of George's digestives. 

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So, I guess this will represent my re-entry to this forum for now (although, on what basis, I can’t promise). I found out about the book through a google search of my name (yeah, save the ego jokes), and I found out @Joe was kind enough to place me in his acknowledgements. I’ll be placing an order once soon, because I have to support a man willing to do that for me. Glad to be back, and thanks Joe!

As if it matters how a man falls down.'

'When the fall's all that's left, it matters a great deal.

14 January 2019
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MR. SUN KING!!apple01apple02heart beatlemaniacs_02_gif

One day, a tape-op got a tape on backwards, he went to play it, and it was all "Neeeradno-undowarrroom" and it was "Wow! Sounds Indian!"
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@mr. Sun king coming together Hi, welcome back! I think you helped me out with some old Rolling Stone interviews. PM me your details and I'll send you a copy of the book.

Can buy me love! Please consider using these links to support the Beatles Bible: Amazon | iTunes
Or buy my paperback/ebook! Riding So High – The Beatles and Drugs

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20 January 2019
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On the subject of the Beatles and drugs........I was well served for heroes in my adolescence ........With the Beatles, John and Paul being at the top. The fact that they took drugs never ever influenced me. Never considered for one second that because they took them I should try. I read today so much about how we are influenced by our heroes.......And wonder if that's true or something else is at play?

Fashion wise I followed along but drugs even smoking nicotine.......Never. 

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There's a podcast called Glass Onion : On John Lennon which has taken a very deep two-part dive into the subject of the Beatles and drugs, with my book framing the discussion. The whole thing lasts over three hours.

Antony Rotunno's guest is Tom Hunyady from the 2Legs podcast (I don't do media appearances). It's an excellent exchange and well worth setting aside the time to listen.

Here's part one:

Downloadable audio on SoundCloud

Part two:

SoundCloud audio link

Other links:

Facebook / Twitter

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Wigwam said
On the subject of the Beatles and drugs........I was well served for heroes in my adolescence ........With the Beatles, John and Paul being at the top. The fact that they took drugs never ever influenced me. Never considered for one second that because they took them I should try. I read today so much about how we are influenced by our heroes.......And wonder if that's true or something else is at play?

I can honestly say I didn't do drugs when I first heard the Beatles.... ahdn_john_08_gif

http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk38/rickdelsie/The%20Beatles/parlunread_zps28270d9d.gif BEATLES Music gives me Eargasms!  apple01

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I'm a few chapters in, so far it seems really well written and researched, with a nice level of humour throughout. Kudos, @Joe !

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I think it's great you're going through a phase,

and I'm awfully glad it'll all be over in a couple

of days

 

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Pop goes the 60's is a youtube channel with some cool videos about The Beatles. He had just made a video about your book, @Joe.

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"I Need You by George Harrison"

17 June 2021
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^Thanks for bringing that to our attention, @Shamrock Womlbs. Have an apple apple01

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Thank you so much @Shamrock Womlbs. I'm watching it now – it's a good review.

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2 July 2021
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He also mentions your book in a previous video but i can not remember which one excatly.

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Though slightly off-topic, in that it doesn't mention Joe's book (though may well have been inspired by it), an interesting selection of audio and film of The Beatles and others in their circle discussing drugs. Thought it would fit quite well in this thread.

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I finally ordered myself a copy of this earlier this afternoon.

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Cat was lying on my lap while I was re-reading yesterday, and stayed there awhile to guard the book while I stepped away

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GEORGE: In fact, The Detroit Sound. JOHN: In fact, yes. GEORGE: In fact, yeah. Tamla-Motown artists are our favorites. The Miracles. JOHN: We like Marvin Gaye. GEORGE: The Impressions PAUL & GEORGE: Mary Wells. GEORGE: The Exciters. RINGO: Chuck Jackson. JOHN: To name but eighty. 

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