As the Beatles mark their 50th anniversary, fans continue to reap the benefits of another intriguing item about the Fab Four. The release of The Beatles / The BBC Archives 1962-1970 is a unique treasure. The large, hardcover book collects the surviving transcripts of the Beatles’ appearances on BBC Radio and Television from 1962 to 1970. It features commentary from author and Beatles expert Kevin Howlett, alongside photographs and memorabilia from the BBC.
The book features previously unpublished transcripts of interviews with John, Paul, Ringo and George, as well as personal reminiscences from presenters, producers, and studio staff.
The Beatles / The BBC Archives: 1962-1970 will be released on October 29. List price is $60, but you shouldn’t have to pay more than about $40. At that price, it’s a perfect Christmas present for the Beatles fan in the family.