The latest Beatles News Briefs, Beatles rumors and Beatles and Sixties Rock and Roll
information all Across the Beatles Blogiverse from the editors of BeatlesNews.com
If you have something we could report here on the blog, please
send it to us!
|Museum acquires holy grail Beatles 8 Track for nearly $1,000|
[Posted by Adam Forrest on Friday, 08/10/12 6:36 pm] [Full Blog] [Tweet] [Facebook]
The Eight Track Museum of Dallas, TX has acquired one of the world's most rare 8 tracks, The Beatles 20 Greatest Hits from 1982. The tape was won by the Museum on eBay from noted Beatles expert Perry Cox. The winning bid was $898.00, making it one of the highest recorded sales of an 8 track tape.
The Beatles hits title is considered in the top 3 of the world's rarest 8 tracks. Shortly before its release in 1982, it was decided at the last minute that the tape would not be released and all copies were ordered destroyed. The Museum has one other copy of the title, an open copy purchased in 2010.
"To have both an open and a sealed copy of this particualr 8 track is pretty amazing," says Bucks Burnett, the Museum's founder. "Only a handful of copies, around 10, are believed to exist, and now we have 2 of them. I think an 8 track selling for nearly a thousand dollars indicates some kind of possible economic recovery might be happening."
The Eight Track Museum is located at 2630 E. Commerce St. in Dallas, Texas. It is available for viewing to the public by appointment. For more info contact Bucks Burnett at email@example.com.
|Magical Mystery Tour on Blu-ray|
Controversial Beatles film remastered on Blu-ray with unseen footage
| ||Help is on the way!|
DVD includes 30 min making of documentary and cast interviews
» Click here to read all the blog posts
This news article is Copyright © 2012, and may not be reproduced on other web sites or in print, in whole or in part, without expressed permission