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Pete Best '65 legal interview tape (quoted in Tune In) is on Spotify
16 October 2015
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I don't know if this is old news and I've no idea how to link to Spotify but ... If you search for Pete Best Savage Beatles, it'll bring up an album cover with Pete and John on it. There is an hours' worth of the legal interview he gave in 1965, around the time that RIngo and John made their ill-judged comments about him in Playboy. This Cd seems to have been around for some years but, after reading some of the quotes from it in Tune In, I was curious to hear Pete speaking (without Mona talking for him) about his time in the Beatles so soon after being sacked. 

I've only listened to a few excerpts so far and it's ... very poignant. He sounds desolate, as you would expect. (He does earn a brief frown from me when he claims credit for the Beatles' name by saying he persuaded them to drop "Silver" and not mentioning that John came up with the word "Beatles"). You're hearing him as a young man, in America (I think he was touring there at the time), being asked questions by two fairly pushy American lawyers (?), talking about his former band, who were already a global phenomenon, whilst he was going nowhere. If I have my chronology right, he attempted suicide when he got back to Liverpool. Thank goodness Mona and Rory saved him.

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16 October 2015
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Sounds interesting @guitarman and had no idea it was out there. 

Do you know the name of the album? Im not on spotify so am wondering if its possible to track it down some other way. 

Is this it?

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16 October 2015
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meanmistermustard said
Sounds interesting @guitarman and had no idea it was out there. 

Do you know the name of the album? Im not on spotify so am wondering if its possible to track it down some other way. 

Is this it?

That's the one mr mustard. 

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