how the past
impacts the now.
role The Beatles
played in changing
the modern world.
THE FOLLOWING EVENTS TOOK PLACE SOMETIME IN AUGUST
1969--John Lennon records an unreleased instrumental entitled, Rock Peace.
1972--Ringo Starr begins filming for the movie Son of Dracula.
1980--US re-release of The Beatles LP A Hard Days Night (Capitol).
1980--US re-release of The Beatles LP Let It Be (Capitol).
1986--US release of two Beatles interview LPs: Things We Said Today and Not a Second Time. These contain recordings of 1964-1965 interviews and press conferences that took place in Los Angeles and Toronto. Not previously issued.
1989--US re-release of The Beatles singles on 3-inch CDs (reissues of original UK Parlophone singles): A Hard Days Night / Things We Said Today, Cant Buy Me Love / You Cant Do That, I Feel Fine / Shes a Woman, Help! / Im Down, Ticket to Ride / Yes It Is, Paperback Writer / Rain, Yellow Submarine / Eleanor Rigby, We Can Work It Out / Day Tripper, Strawberry Fields Forever / Penny Lane, Lady Madonna / The Inner Light, Hey Jude / Revolution, and Let It Be / You Know My Name (Look Up the Number). (all Capitol / Parlophone).
1991--Unauthorized re-release of the John Lennon / Yoko Ono album Unfinished Music No. 1: Two Virgins (Creative Sounds). This was recorded from a vinyl copy of the album and had poor sound quality.
1997--George Harrison has some lumps removed from his neck, provoking fear that he might have cancer. However, it is reported that the lumps were not cancerous. Less than a year later, it will be revealed that George did, in fact, have cancer. However, after undergoing treatment, he will be reported to be doing fine.
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