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Is the ‘real’ Paul McCartney dead? Local Beatles expert Bruce Spizer debunks old rumor
FROM NOLA.COM BY KEITH SPERA | STAFF WRITER NOV 14, 2019 – 9:30 AM Was that guy who sang all those Beatles songs at the Smoothie King Center in May really Paul McCartney? Not if you subscribe to the “Paul is dead” conspiracy theory that first emerged in the late 1960s, around the time the Beatles released…
I had a blast at Beatles at the Ridge
A quiet night in 1964 was interrupted by the unusual sound of an airliner approaching Walnut Ridge Airport. Its arrival sparked enough interest that three local teens went to investigate, only to discover John, Paul, Ringo, and George walking from the plane. The Beatles, the biggest rock band in the world, had arrived at Walnut…
“Bruce Spizer is the ultimate presenter of the historical phenomenon known as the Beatles.”
—Ken Mansfield, first U.S. manager of Apple Records
Bruce Spizer is a first generation Beatles fan and a life-long native of New Orleans, Louisiana. He has an extensive Beatles collection, concentrating primarily on United States and Canadian first issue records, record promotional items, press kits and concert posters.
Welcome to beatle.net
THE BEATLES LEGACY ON VINYL, home of Beatles books from Bruce Spizer.
Bruce Spizer’s books tell the fascinating and sometimes convoluted stories behind the Beatles vinyl releases. Bruce’s books contain the complete history of the writing and recording of the songs, the selection of singles in America, the compiling of the unique American albums and the marketing of the Beatles to America.
Each book is filled with several hundred full color and original black & white images of 45 rpm discs, picture sleeves, album labels, album covers, promotional posters, rare point-of-purchase displays, memorabilia, Billboard magazine ads, company documents and, of course, the Beatles themselves. Many of these images are from Bruce’s extensive Beatles collection, while others were contributed by top Beatles collectors and dealers throughout the world.