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Parlophone books are shipping!

On Friday, July 22, 498 Productions began shipping copies of Beatles For Sale on Parlophone Records to its U.S. customers. Some individuals already received their copy of the book on Monday and have left comments about the book on our site. If you have received your book and would like to let us and others…

Apple’s American Debut – The Original 1968 Press Kit

On August 22, 1968, Apple Records’ Los Angeles office mailed press kits containing the label’s first four releases. Relive the excitement felt by DJs receiving “Hey Jude” and Mary Hopkin’s “Those Were The Days” along with photos and notes on each recording artist.

Remember The Titans

Bruce Spizer tells of his search in tracking down the infamous Titans, who shared a 1964 MGM album with the Beatles. The article is written in the “just the facts” style of the classic TV series Dragnet and should be read that way. DUM – DE – DUM DUM.

The Beatles 1965

NPR All Songs Considered – April 13, 2006 This week Capitol Records is releasing four early Beatles recordings, never before available on compact disc. The American versions of The Early Beatles, Beatles VI, Help! and Rubber Soul make up a new box set, The Capitol Albums Volume 2. All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen talks…

Paul McCartney Admits Beatles Planned Death Hoax

Bruce tells how and why the Beatles maticulously planted clues of Paul’s death in their songs and album covers beginning in the summer of 1966, with quotes from Paul and Beatles press agent Tony Barrow.

Let It Be... Naked
Let It Be… Naked Album Review

Bruce’s review of the Let It Be… Naked album from the Nov-Dec 2003 issue of Beatlefan Magazine album details and compares the versions of songs on the 2003 album with those on the unreleased Get Back LP, the 1970 Let It Be album and Anthology.

The Beatles Capitol Albums Volume 2

Bruce wrote the essay contained in the set’s booklet, and also served as a consultant on the project. The CD box set contains stereo and mono versions of the four Beatles albums released by Capitol in 1965.

New compilation CD is another milestone

He loves them, yeah, yeah, yeah New compilation CD is another milestone for Beatlemaniac Bruce Spizer by Angus Lind Times-Picayune, Wednesday, April 12, 2006 Orleanian Bruce Spizer, arguably the country’s leading expert on The Beatles Capitol Records releases, was talking about preparedness. “There’s always speculation about what we call ‘desert-island discs,’ what you would bring…