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Can Someone Identify Which BBC Broadcast This Reel-to-Reel Tape is?
21 May 2022
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Hello, I have got some Beetles Reel-to-Reel recordings of BBC Radio Broadcasts.

It only has the year (1963) listed and not the full date, I tried to identify the broadcast from the site here…..ecordings/


But I can’t find a tracklist that matches, I was wondering if maybe it’s multiple shows recorded onto one tape?

anyone got any ideas? thanks in advance.

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23 May 2022
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If the contents play and match the track listing it won’t be continuous shows due to the different performances of the same song following after. 

As for the contents they all are not from the same show or just from ‘Pop Go The Beatles’ but collected from various shows and due to the Beatles performing multiple versions of some numbers it’s not possible to narrow them down to the exact performance without hearing the tape. Most of these will be on the official Apple ‘Live At The BBC ‘ albums.

Some of the titles on the tape are not correct so I’ve listed them below.

“Sit Down + Cry Over You” – ‘I’m Gonna Sit Right And Cry Over You’

“Crying” – ‘Crying, Waiting, Hoping’

“I Never Knew” – ‘The Honeymoon Song’

‘”Sweet Dream Baby” – ‘Dream Baby’

“That Wonderful Picture Of You” – ‘Picture Of You’

“Trying To Get A Message To You – ‘I’m Talkin’ About You’

“Don’t Change (As Sweet As You Are)” – ‘Don’t Ever Change’

‘Happy Birthday ‘ is a short birthday tune on the 5th birthday episode of ‘Saturday Club’

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