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Sometimes it don't come easy being a Beatles fan
[Posted by Dave Haber on Tuesday, 11/10/09 7:06 pm] [Full Blog] [Tweet] [Facebook]

Most Beatles fans know the story of what happened when The Beatles visited the Philippines in 1966 and inadvertently snubbed Imelda Marcos. Their security guard was withdrawn from the airport the following day, and the lads were attacked by a furious mob of patriotic people who wanted to, at the very least, "smash them up." The boys were extremely fortunate to have escaped with their lives.

But what happened to the Beatles fans they left behind? What happened to the teenagers who continued to love the Beatles?

That is the focus of a very special "Meet the Beatles Fans" feature now online at Jude Southerland Kessler's website, On The Rock Books.


John Paul Warne was a devoted Beatles fan, both before and after the Marcos blunder, and the persecution that he endured on behalf of his favorite group is shocking. He tells what was it like being a Beatles fan where it was forbidden to be a Beatles fan, where it was thought of almost as a sin.

Read John Paul's very sincere, touching story, and you'll be amazed that he is still today very much a fan of the Fab Four.

Thanks to John Paul for sharing his story in such a beautiful way, and to Jude Kessler for making it available to the fans. You can read John Paul Warne's story here.




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