|Mythology Vol. 2 - Front Cover of each CD||Mythology Vol. 2 - The Stylish CD's|
This Boxset has 4 C.D.'s each with the cover as above,
|Catalogue No.||STR 011/12/13/14|
|Country Of Origin|
|Total time||Disc 1 - 70:50
Disc 2 - 72:46
Disc 3 - 71:22
Disc 4 - 70:47
|Comments:||What a scrumptious looking boxset !
No effort has been spared here ... Every CD, accurately identified and beautifully labelled,
with terrific artwork. Each Box has an insert listing the CD's available in the Strawberry
"Reel to Reel Collection" series. With each box exclusively numbered - Mine is No.90 of 1000.
In Volume 2 there is a 32 page booklet containing, pictures, more details AND John Barrett's
personal notes, detailing all tape and job numbers from the vaults of Abbey Road.
And all this is housed in a top quality Box.
A Degree of Frost
|Recorded on Wednesday April 15th 1964 in Studio 4, Television Centre, Wood Lane, London. An interview with Paul that was broadcast on Wednesday May 18th 1964||5:11|
|2||A Hard Day's Night||Takes 2 and 3
Presented here are clean takes recorded at Abbey Road on Thursday April 16th 1964
|3||Dieter Broer Interview at Hilton Hotel||Recorded at The Hilton Hotel, Hyde Park Lane, London on Thursday March 26th 1964.
Unbroadcast on UK radio. (And one can hear why !)
Simply the most embarrassing awful interview EVER.
|4||Forth Radio Network Interview||A rare Interview before their second house at the ABC Cinema, Lothian Road, Edinburgh. Recorded on Wednesday 29th April 1964, conducted by Moira Furmage this has remained undocumented until now, hence this airing is its first in over 35 years!||3:17|
|5||A Hard Day's Night||An extremely rare mix from United Artist 1968 Cassette release and the United Artist 1970 8-Track Tape release||2:36|
|6||Hong Kong Interviews||An Interview conducted by Bob Rogers at Kaitak Airport, Hong Kong, on Wednesday June 1Oth 1964 before The Beatles left for Australia.||10:33|
|7||Scene at 6.30 Interview||Recorded at Television House, Rediffusion TV Studios on Tuesday July 7th 1964 and broadcast the same day on the Granada TV Programme||1:08|
|8||Top Gear Trailers||To launch the new Top Gear Programme these trailers were recorded at Bernie Andrews and Terry Doran's flat preceding taping of the 1st show on Tuesday July 14th 1964. Some were also recorded on July 16th 1964 the day the show was broadcast.||2:38|
|9||If I Fell||A very clean performance recorded at Studio B7/S2, Broadcasting House, London for inclusion in the first edition of Top Gear on July 14th 1964 for broadcast on the July 16th 1964||2:06|
|Tracks 10-14 BLACKPOOL NIGHT OUT, JULY 19TH 1964|
Here for the first time since the original airing on Sunday July 19th 1964 is The Beatles performance from the summer edition of Mike and Bernie Winters ITV networked Big Night Out Show. Again, as with other items in this series, this show was found on a Scotch 3M reel to reel tape. The complete show was thought to be lost, but recently the video tape of the entire show was unearthed. (Look out for it in the near future)
|10||A Hard Day's Night||Recorded at The ABC Theatre, Blackpool on Sunday July 19th 1964||2:22|
|11||Things We Said Today||Recorded at The ABC Theatre, Blackpool on Sunday July 19th 1964||2:51|
|12||You Can't Do That||Recorded at The ABC Theatre, Blackpool on Sunday July 19th 1964||2:33|
|13||If I Fell||Recorded at The ABC Theatre, Blackpool on Sunday July 19th 1964||2:30|
|14||Long Tall Sally||Recorded at The ABC Theatre, Blackpool on Sunday July 19th 1964||1:57|
|15||George Harrison on
Juke Box Jury
|Recorded on Saturday July 25th 1964 in Studio 4, BBC Television Centre, London. George rehearsed his performance in the afternoon and then appeared in the live broadcast between 5.40 pm - 6.05 pm. Ringo also taped his appearance for the Saturday August 1st 1964 edition, but unfortunately we cannot present it in this series as the tapes are lost. (Anybody with them - get them out and make them available to the world!)||2:47|
|16||What You're Doing||Take 11
Recorded at Abbey Road on Wednesday September 30th 1964 this was documented as being the new 'best' take, although as we know, it was later remade.
This is the unedited master tape, with the full reprise instrumental coda.
|17||Mr Moonlight||Take 4
Recorded at Abbey Road on Friday August 14th 1964, this cover version of the 1962 Dr Feelgood and The Interns track has a totally different feel to it than the released take 8 version. It does not feature the Hammond organ and percussion instruments but features interesting guitar work by John and George.
|18||What You're Doing||Take 11 JB Mix
Recorded at Abbey Road on Wednesday September 30th 1964. This is a slightly edited version prepared by John Barrett for release in the early '80's
|19||Tyne Tees Interview||Recorded in their Stockton-on-Tees hotel room before their performance at The Globe Cinema on Thursday October 15th 1964 and broadcast in the news-magazine programme North-East Newsview on Friday October 16th 1964.||1:37|
|20||I Feel Fine||Top Gear Recording Session
Here for the first time is the complete recording session that took place at The Playhouse Theatre, London on Tuesday November 17th 1964. Both tracks were part of the Top Gear broadcast of Thursday November 26th 1964. It was the Beatles' 50th music programme contribution for the BBC since 1962.
|21||She's A Woman||3:16|
|1||That Means A Lot||Take 1
An extremely clean version of this difficult to record song
|2||That Means A Lot||Rehearsal
One of the four unnumbered rehearsal takes that still exist
|3||That Means A Lot||Take 20
This is in fact a remake of the song with Norman Smith deciding to start at a surprisingly high take number. This is a much faster version. It's good.
|4||That Means A Lot||Take 21
This is even better!!
|5||That Means A Lot||Takes 22 - 24
Takes 22 and 23 are breakdowns and Take 24 will make you smile!
|6||That Means A Lot||Just a test - Yes Paul - exactly!||0:53|
|7||Yes It Is||A remix for stereo from take 14 by Norman Smith. This is new to this series.||2:39|
|Tracks 8-14 THE NEW MUSICAL EXPRESS POLLWINNERS CONCERT 1964-65|
In front of an audience of 10,000 at The Empire Pool Wembley on Sunday April 11th 1965 The Beatles made their third consecutive contribution to these annual award shows.
|8||Intro||Recorded at The Empire Pool, Wembley, Middlesex on Sunday April 11th 1965 and broadcast on Easter Sunday April 18th 1965||0:25|
|9||I Feel Fine||Recorded at The Empire Pool, Wembley, Middlesex on Sunday April 11th 1965 and broadcast on Easter Sunday April 18th 1965||3:09|
|10||She's A Woman||Recorded at The Empire Pool, Wembley, Middlesex on Sunday April 11th 1965 and broadcast on Easter Sunday April 18th 1965||3:17|
|11||Baby's in Black(pool) !||2:35|
|12||Ticket To Ride||3:27|
|13||Long Tall Sally||3:00|
A very clean presentation of Take 4 with studio talk
|16||Peter Sellers - Grandma Awards||While filming at Twickenham Film Studios, St Margaret's, Twickenham, Peter Sellers presented the Beatle(s)! with a Grammy Award on behalf of the US National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. A Hard Day's Night won the "Best Performance by a Vocal Group" category for 1964. Sellers called it a "Grandma Award" and this lead John and then the rest of them to sing a verse from "It's A Long Way To Tipperary". It was broadcast on the NBC Grammy Awards programme on Tuesday May 18th 1965||1:26|
|17||British Information Service Interview||Recorded at the Saville Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London on Friday July 30th 1965. This piece starts with "Dizzy Miss Lizzie", followed by the interview with Dibbs Mather, which was for the British Information Service that was responsible for promoting British culture in foreign countries. The interview was packaged with disc material, titled "The Beatles" and sent to the British Council in New York for dispatch to specified US radio stations for local broadcast.||3:18|
|18||The Beatles Abroad||Brian Matthew joined The Beatles entourage from the August 15th - August 20th 1965 to report on this stage of the group's North American tour. Brian Epstein gave permission to the BBC Transcription Service to record interviews with The Beatles for a documentary programme. The material taped was compiled into a 45 minute documentary "The Beatles Abroad" broadcast by the Light Programme on Monday August 30th 1965 - a bank holiday in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands. Scotland did not hear the broadcast until Monday January 3rd 1966. It has not been heard in this form since those dates. (Standard disc material omitted due to time restrictions)||25:30|
|19||Pop Profile :
|These two tracks were recorded at NEMS office in Argyll Street separately by Brian
Matthew for Pop Profile. They were not aired in the UK as the programme was produced by the BBC's Transcription Service
expressly for overseas sale. George was first to be taped, starting at 4.30 pm. John's interview commenced at 5.00 pm.
Ringo and Paul were taped on Monday May 2nd 1966, their interviews are to be found on The Beatles Mythology, Vol 2. Disc 4, The Beatles 1966 (STR 014).
|20||Pop Profile :
|1||The Eamonn Andrews Show||Recorded and broadcast Sunday April 11th 1965. Directly after their performance at The NME Pollwinners Concert, The Beatles went for dress rehearsals and a late night live transmission of this weekly series. This is the first time that this show has been heard since. The tape is incomplete, but by airing this interesting segment we hope that the rest of the night proceedings will come to light in the near future.||20:37|
|Tracks 2-9 THE BEATLES ON BLACKPOOL NIGHT OUT.|
This was the only British TV appearance to plug Help! The show compered by Mike and Bernie Winters was networked live from The ABC Theatre, Blackpool. They performed the following 6 songs but did not partake in the comedy sketches.
|2||Intro||Recorded and broadcast live on Sunday August 1st 1965||0:19|
|3||I Feel Fine||Recorded and broadcast live on Sunday August 1st 1965||2:24|
|4||I'm Down||Recorded and broadcast live on Sunday August 1st 1965||2:26|
|5||Act Naturally||Recorded and broadcast live on Sunday August 1st 1965||2:48|
|6||Ticket To Ride||Recorded and broadcast live on Sunday August 1st 1965||2:44|
|7||Yesterday||Recorded and broadcast live on Sunday August 1st 1965||2:43|
|8||Help !||Recorded and broadcast live on Sunday August 1st 1965||2:49|
|9||Outro||Recorded and broadcast live on Sunday August 1st 1965||0:53|
|10||Run For Your Life||Take 5
Featuring John's unissued guide vocal.
|11||Norwegian Wood||Take 1
A nice clean version of this tape at last!
|12||Norwegian Wood||Take 2
A heavy sitar- no drums or bass.
|13||Norwegian Wood||Take 4
This was deemed 'best'.
|14||I'm Looking Through You||Take 1
A nice clean version of a song that would later be subject of a remake.
|15||12 Bar Original||Takes 1 & 2
Presented here is the complete unedited recording in top quality.
|16||I'm Looking Through You||Take 4
The vocal was superimposed onto the backing track the following day.
|17||The Word||Take 3 RS 1
This version is the American stereo mix with more double tracking of John's vocal. Take 3 remix 1. UK standard issue was stereo remix 2.
|18||Saturday Club||Recorded at Studio One, Aeolian Hall, London with Brian Matthew on Monday November 29th 1965 for inclusion in the Christmas Day broadcast edition of Saturday Club. From the unedited original tape here we present unreleased excerpts from The Beatles contribution to that Christmas Day edition.||7:40|
|Tracks 1-12 THE BEATLES LIVE IN ESSEN, GERMANY - SATURDAY JUNE 25TH 1966|
Exclusive to this series is the Beatles live performance at Grugahalle, Norbertstrasse, Essen, West Germany. The Beatles travelled from Munich to Essen in a special train which had been used by Queen Elizabeth II during her royal visit the previous year. They gave two shows in Essen, this being the afternoon performance, before continuing immediately to Hamburg.
Don't get your hopes up, this is unbelievably bad ... yes, ok, It's great as an example of what it was like to be at the back of the hall at a Beatle concert, but thats how this recording sounds ... hand held mike at the back of the hall, 90% screams and crowd noise.
|1||Announcement by Charlie Hickman||Recorded Live at the Grugahalle, Essen, Germany.||1:01|
|2||Rock 'n' Roll Music||Recorded Live at the Grugahalle, Essen, Germany.||2:04|
|3||She's a Woman||Recorded Live at the Grugahalle, Essen, Germany.||3:12|
|4||If I Needed Someone||Recorded Live at the Grugahalle, Essen, Germany.||2:43|
|5||Day Tripper||Recorded Live at the Grugahalle, Essen, Germany.||3:20|
|6||Baby's In Black||Recorded Live at the Grugahalle, Essen, Germany.||2:25|
|7||I Feel Fine||Recorded Live at the Grugahalle, Essen, Germany.||2:32|
|8||Yesterday||Recorded Live at the Grugahalle, Essen, Germany.||2:32|
|9||I Wanna Be Your Man||Recorded Live at the Grugahalle, Essen, Germany.||2:44|
|10||Nowhere Man||Recorded Live at the Grugahalle, Essen, Germany.||2:33|
|11||Paperback Writer||Recorded Live at the Grugahalle, Essen, Germany.||2:32|
|12||I'm Down||Recorded Live at the Grugahalle, Essen, Germany.||3:17|
|13||Essen Press Conference||The press conference and interviews conducted after the afternoon show, during The
Beatles one day visit to Essen on Saturday June 25th 1966.
Lots of background noise, very little interview.
|14||She Said She Said||John's complete home demos. These home demos predate The Beatles recording of the final song for the Revolver album on Tuesday June 21st 1966. We present here a segued compilation of all of John's home demos in their best quality.||3:38|
|15||NME 1966 Awards Presentation||The Beatles live performance on Sunday May 1st 1966 was not captured on video tape due to contractual disagreements between The Beatles management and ABC Television. The cameras did tape The Beatles receiving their poll-awards and this soundtrack to that film is presented here for the first time in over 33 years!||1:11|
|16||Pop Profile :
|These two tracks were recorded at The Playhouse Theatre on Monday May 2nd 1966. Ringo's interview commenced at 5.00 pm and Paul's followed at 5.30 pm. They compliment John and George's interviews for the same BBC Transcription Service overseas programme from 30-11-65. The interviews were edited to this form and pressed as 7" singles for exclusive overseas distribution.||6:12|
|17||Pop Profile :
|18||Saturday Club||Recorded at The Playhouse Theatre on Monday May 2nd 1966, and broadcast a month later on Saturday June 4th as part of Saturday Club. It was the 400th edition of Saturday Club.||3:38|
|19||She Loves You||RS1 - Geoff Emerick attempted to produce stereo mixes of this track from the mono master of the single, as the original two-track tapes had long been destroyed. He tried twice, here they are.||2:20|
|20||She Loves You||RS2 - This version completed in the allotted 90 minutes was deemed 'best'. It is the
first time that these remixes have appeared and are exclusive to the Mythology series.
(Oh Yeah ? ... What about "The Barrett Tapes" !)