We had the chance to visit the lovely city of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia last weekend. A friend directed us to a record store they knew nearby – Licorice Pie – in the suburb of Prahran, not far from the CBD. If you are ever in Melbourne, this place is well worth a visit as they have heaps of well catalogued stock and at very reasonable prices.
Loved this Tweet yesterday by Canadian Beatle aficionado and author, Piers Hemmingsen:
It made us think that if (and it seems to be very likely) there are plans to re-issue a physical ‘HeyJude’/’Revolution’ single as part of the forthcoming BeatlesWhite Album 50th Anniversary, then it really should come in a white sleeve like the 1968 Canadian issue.
This week, Allan Kozinn, Ken Michaels and Steve Marinucci discuss the history and significance of Apple Records on the label’s 50th anniversary. The show was inspired, in part, by Allan Kozinn’s article on the label for Beatlefan magazine. As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about this or any of our other shows to our email address email@example.com, join our “Things We Said Today Beatles Fans” Facebook page and comment there, tweet us at @thingswesaidfab or catch us each on Facebook and give us your thoughts. And we thank you very much for listening. You can hear and download our show on Podbean, the Podbean app and iTunes and stream us through the Tune In Radio app and from our very own YouTube page. Our shows appear just about every week. Please be sure and write a (good!) review of our show on our iTunes page. If you subscribe to any of our program providers, you’ll get the first word as soon as a new show is available. We don’t want you to miss us. And thank you very much for your continued support. Our download numbers have been continually rising each week as more people discover us and it’s all because of you! So we thank you very much for supporting us.
While speaking with DIY Magazine (to publicise his new solo project Egypt Station, due out in September), Paul McCartney confirmed that there will in fact be a 50th Anniversary Edition of the The Beatles (a.k.a. The White Album):
Have you finished preparing the 50th anniversary package of that one yet?
It’s all in place, I’ve just got a couple of essays [to approve]. It’s all lined up and…