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Monday, November 11, 2013
The Beatles cover Elvis Presley in new Live at the BBC recordings

John Lennon famously remarked, "Before Elvis, there was nothing." The Beatles never officially recorded any cover versions of Presley's songs, however, "The Beatles: Live at the BBC" and "On Air: Live at the BBC, Volume 2," which are being released today, showcase The Fab Four singing four songs released by Elvis.

Source: The Examiner
Beatles' legacy at BBC spotlighted in new book, CDs

Memory can indeed play tricks on anyone, even Beatles, as the years roll by. That's one big reason veteran BBC producer Kevin Howlett has spent much of the last 30 years tracking down hard evidence of the group's long and rich legacy with the BBC, his new book being issued in conjunction with The Beatles: On the Air Live at the BBC.

Source: Los Angeles Times
Beatles On Air - Live at the BBC Volume 2 out today

On Air - Live at the BBC Volume 2 is out as of today on 2 CDs and on vinyl with a 48-page booklet. Also now newly remastered for reissue today, The Beatles' first Live at the BBC album sounds and looks better than ever. Paul McCartney said, "We are going for it, not holding back at all, trying to put in the best performance of our lifetimes."

Source: Broadway World Music
Friday, November 8, 2013
Live on air: Beatles at the Beeb is a rough and ready gem

As much as their time in Hamburg and Cavern gigs, it was the music they made for the BBC in the early Sixties that set The Beatles apart. This second volume of live BBC sessions is a brilliant snapshot of a working band still finding their feet, but delivering, in the words of Paul McCartney, "some of the performances of our lifetimes."

More Information  Source: The Daily Mail, UK
Monday, November 4, 2013
Listen: Preview of Beatles Live at The BBC: Volume 2 album streams online

A preview of the second volume of The Beatles Live At The BBC is being streamed online. The double album contains 63 tracks, none of which are on the first volume, 37 previously unreleased performances, and two tracks which were never recorded by the group's record label. The collection will be released on Monday, November 11.

Source: NME, UK
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Review: New Beatles BBC album On Air is a low-key, freewheeling delight

On Air - Live at the BBC Volume 2, a sequel to 1994's Live at the BBC, is drawn from the hours and hours of live broadcasts the Beatles recorded for the BBC between 1962 and 1965, when they were young, eager to please, and still willing to take requests from "all the girls at lower fourth in Blackburne House, Liverpool," and the like.

Source: Vanity Fair

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