Dec 14, 2022
Between 1963 and 1969, The Beatles issued ephemeral holiday
greetings to members of their fan club on flexidiscs. These were
collected onto an LP in 1970, but for the most part, escaped a
proper issue for the masses (excepting the 2017 limited edition
In this holiday edition of SATB, Gary Wenstrup (Beatles Olympiad shows) and I take a deep dive into the history of these recordings, providing context and analysis. In their way, the seven messages serve as a microcosm of the group's career, reflecting the state of the band each year.
You can hear the entire collection here: https://tinyurl.com/23v8vuwe
"Beatles Christmas Supermash" by Tom Teeley.
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