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April 1969 – The Beatles Get Back To The Basics

The Beatles waited nearly eight months after the release of “Hey Jude” to take any action towards issuing a follow-up single. As was often the case after the death of Brian Epstein, Paul took control. Two weeks after his marriage to Linda Eastman, McCartney arranged for a mono mix of “Get Back” on March 26,…

August 9-11, 2019: Chicago Fest for Beatles Fans

Bruce will be a featured guest and speaker at the Chicago Fest for Beatles Fans,  August 9-11, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare. Bruce will be selling and signing copies of his books and will give two presentations and be on multiple panels.

The Beatles Get Back To Abbey Road nearing completion!

New Orleans, LA (May 27, 2019) 498 Productions, LLC is pleased to announce that Bruce Spizer’s latest book, THE BEATLES GET BACK TO ABBEY ROAD, is nearing completion. According to Spizer, layouts are finished and the text is being proofed. The book’s publication date is set for September 26, 2019, the 50th anniversary of the…

Bruce Spizer’s YouTube Channel

Announcing Bruce’s new YouTube Channel. His first video is about the goodies that come with his White Album book: Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss any new videos.    

[Podcast] The Beatles White Album and The Launch of Apple with Bruce Spizer

Episode 146 50 years ago The Beatles formed Apple Records and recorded The White Album. Noted Beatles historian Bruce Spizer tells the tale of that amazing year with details that music fans and record collectors will enjoy. If you like records, just starting a collection or are an uber-nerd with a house-full of vinyl, this…

Every Little Thing w/ Ken Michaels: The Bruce Spizer Interview

Bruce was a guest on the Global Texan Chronicles from Germany. This show features a Beatles BBC recording, a pair of alternate takes of songs from the Beatles and John solo, Beatles author Bruce Spizer interview, and a sampling of Tom Petty’s work with two of the Beatles!   Click here to go to the page  …

White Album Symposium, Monmouth U, New Jersey, 11-8-2018

The schedule for the upcoming White Album Symposium at Monmouth University in New Jersey has been posted. It runs from November 8 – 11. The event looks like a lot of fun with several great speakers and things to do. I am hosting a White Album listening session, giving a presentation on the rise of…

The White Album Listening Session

by Bruce Spizer A listening session for the upcoming of 50th anniversary release of The White Album was held on September 26 at the Power Station recording studio in New York City. The event was hosted by Apple Corps and Universal Music Group. After playing a brief promo video on the super deluxe edition, Apple…