Everyone has to get their start somewhere. Before the Beatles became a worldwide phenomenon, before Ringo Starr joined their number - they played the German nightclub circuit with drummer Pete Best. It was there they were discovered and signed by music executive Bert Kaempfert of the Polydor label.
Under this label, the Beatles produced a series of recordings with Tony Sheridan - billed as Tony Sheridan and the Beat Brothers. Their recording, “My Bonnie” reached number 32 on the Musikmarkt chart.
Now, for the first time in
Time Life has made all of these historic recordings available! The Beatles with Tony Sheridan: First Recordings includes
every recording made while the Beatles were on the Polydor label in 1961 and
1962. And, the collection comes with an incredible collector’s booklet, filled
with rare artwork, copies of the signed contracts, and even hand-written autobiographies
- written on Kaempfert’s kitchen table after the group signed the deal.
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