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Special Thanks - Neil Aspinall
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21 October 2017
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After reading a post by @Necko, I realized we don't have an appreciation thread about Neil. Until now.

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To the fountain of perpetual mirth, let it roll for all its worth. And all the children boogie.

21 October 2017
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What an incredibly loyal servant to the Beatles. It's just a shame we never really got to access all those great Beatle anecdotes that he must have had stored away in his head. A Neil Aspinall memoirs book would have been incredible.

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

21 October 2017
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To be honest, I think some people probably breathe easy that Aspinall never did his memoir. He certainly was the gatekeeper.

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22 October 2017
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Right. We all know the "whats" (what they were and what they did). He knew the "hows" and the "whos". Many a secret died with him.

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22 October 2017
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ewe2 said
To be honest, I think some people probably breathe easy that Aspinall never did his memoir. He certainly was the gatekeeper.  

I think even a cleaned up version would have been great.

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

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