The freezing weather, with fog and snow, meant the journey took ten hours instead of the usual five. The Liverpool music paper Mersey Beat was the first to report on the Mike Smith visit by writing that the producer had made a tape of the performance this amounted to the first "test" and wrote "…certain Decca would put the Beatles to good use". Billboard did not chart; Cashbox did not chart; Record World did not chart. London keeps playing its fiddle like Nero. No, create an account now. A peeved and anxious Brian Epstein waited for them at the studio, worried that they might have met with misadventure on their trip the previous day.
Beatles Rejection: We Don’t Like Their Sound. Groups of Guitars Are On Their Way Out
I found myself wondering about this after reading the following online: Some of this is true and some of it is not. The audition date was set for New Year's Day, January 1, THE Beatles audition tape rejected by a record label executive in arguably the biggest blunder in pop history has resurfaced and will go on sale at a London auction next week. The Beatles later found out that Epstein had paid Meehan to produce the studio recordings. This is an image 10 of
The Beatles, "Like Dreamers Do" (Decca Audition, ): Deep Beatles
Producer George Martin was very keen for the Beatles to release the Mitch Murray penned How Do You Do It as their first single but the Liverpudlians were adamant that they only wanted to release their own material as their debut single. The songs and the positions they held were: Yellow Submarine Side B: I'll go against the grain here, and say this is slightly better than New Year's Day , though it does have a slight wrinkle trying to catch a buzz from the highs. Billboard ; Cashbox didn't enter; Record World didn't enter Weeks in chart: One interesting little fact about this disc is the label - Decca. Ringo quit the group back in August
The music industry is a mad dog chasing its own tail — and it wants the right artist at the right time. The London centric bias has to be reversed for the sake of the union. The next few Deep Beatles columns will examine three songs from these sessions, inviting fresh evaluations of their most famous audition. Paul took command, and George took the lead on several of the songs, while John took a back seat that day. Rejected Beatles audition tape to be auctioned. Why do we need this information? London stifles the UK, acting as a brain and talent drain for the rest of the country.