Sunday, 15 August 2010

The Empire Strikes Back

A new, fan made CD has just been made available on the internet, featuring upgraded sound from The Beatles' appearance at the Empire Theatre in Liverpool in 1963. Also, a different audio source for the Royal Variety Performance has been found and included, as well as some appearances at the Jukebox Jury program.
Here are the contents of the disc.
IT'S THE BEATLES Empire Theatre, Liverpool txd 7th Dec 1963

Tracks marked (*) from newly-discovered off-air audio

1. Prelude / From Me To You
2. I Saw Her Standing There*
3. Intro
4. All My Loving*
5. Intro
6. Roll Over Beethoven*
7. Intro
8. Boys*
9. Intro
10. Till There Was You*
11. She Loves You*
12. Intro
13. This Boy
14. I Want To Hold Your Hand*
15. Intro
16. Money*
17. Twist And Shout*
18. From Me To You (instrumental)

19. Recollections by David Jacobs (2004)

JUKE BOX JURY Empire Theatre, Liverpool txd 7th Dec 1963

Speed corrected and with upgraded insert

20-28. David Jacobs chairs The Beatles

THE ROYAL VARIETY PERFORMANCE Prince Of Wales Theatre txd 10th Nov 1963

Optical soundtrack from film recording

29. ATV ident and Twist and Shout extract
30. Harry Secombe
31. From Me To You
32. Intro
33. She Loves You
34. Intro
35. Till There Was You
36. Intro
37. Twist And Shout
38. Joe Loss and his Orchestra
39. Dickie Henderson

BONUS MATERIAL:

THE ROYAL VARIETY PERFORMANCE Prince Of Wales Theatre txd 10th Nov 1963

New upgraded audio from original off-air recording

40. Intro
41. Till There Was You
42. Intro
43. Twist And Shout

JUKE BOX JURY Television Centre, London txd 29th June 1963

Speed corrected

44-50. John shares the panel with Katie Boyle, Caroline Maudling and Bruce Prochnik

JUKE BOX JURY Television Centre, Londontxd 1st Aug 1964

Speed corrected

51-61. George shares the panel with Reg Varney, Carole-Anne Ford and Alexandra Bastedo

A DVD is also forthcoming.

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