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50 years on: the real Sgt Pepper

March 5, 2017 Cathryn Draper 0

It is one of popular music’s seminal albums, has sold more than 32m copies around the world and marked the Beatles’ first embrace of psychedelic culture. The 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band this June will be marked with a worldwide re-release — and […read more…]

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Your Weekly Best Of Premium Collectables including The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Elton John and more….

January 18, 2017 JP Cartwright 0

…..big hitters through the doors this week include a superb Australian only Beatles 13LP boxset, a tasty 1st Japanese issue of Led Zeppeli’s debut, a monster rare Pink Floyd ‘Atom Heart Mother’ official award, a rather tasty 2nd press of Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Electric Ladyland’, a hard-to-find Japanese only Elton John paper-sleeve collection, and much, much more….Here’s […read more…]

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On This Day In 1962….

January 1, 2017 Cathryn Draper 0

… The Beatles auditioned for Decca Records in West Hampstead, London. A&R boss at Decca Dick Rowe turned them down in what is considered one of the biggest mistakes in music industry history, Decca decided to reject the band, selecting instead Brian Poole and the Tremeloes – well I suppose the […read more…]

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On this (festive) day in 1967….

December 26, 2016 Cathryn Draper 0

….BBC Television broadcast The Beatles movie ‘Magical Mystery Tour’, after almost being untouchable since their first brush with fame, this was the first time that the Beatles star began to waver. The film was broadcast on the BBC in black & white (colour telly was still a few years off, […read more…]

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Your Weekly Best Of Premium Collectables including The Who, Beatles, Smashing Pumpkins, Doors, Savages, Slaves & More

November 12, 2016 Cathryn Draper 0

…..more top quality rarities through the doors this week at 991.com including a rather tasty ‘1st press ‘wide spine’ Beatles Sgt. Peppers LP, a selection of highly collectable Japanese ‘The Who’ 7″ singles, an autographed Dusty Springfield LP, a super rare Smashing Pumpkins 7″ single and promo only cassette (yes […read more…]

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Watch This! Original 1963 Beatles Concert Programme……

December 4, 2015 Cathryn Draper 0

…..We love this original 1963 Beatles concert programme for a performance in Weston-super-Mare (oh the glamour!) which arrived recently – it’s just one small part of our dedicated Beatles Collectors Store which is full of rare Beatles vinyl, imports, CDs, memorabilia and more, see more here      

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Lennon or McCartney? Who’s Best?

December 30, 2014 sleevenotes 0

Okay, firstly you may not care (we understand) but for those of you that do, be sure to check this NME post where 550 celebrities are asked to choose their favourite Beatle….here’s the results.. Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner is one of over 550 famous asked to choose between Beatles […read more…]

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Beautiful Beatles Proof Artwork from the ’90s

December 5, 2014 sleevenotes 0

THE BEATLES A Collection Of LP Proof Artwork From The 90s Series We’ve got a wonderous collection of TWELVE 14″ by 25″ [approximately] sheets of proof artwork, printed on to high quality card stock. This includes the front & back of the Sgt. Pepper sleeve with three copies of the […read more…]