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Time traveling with the Beatles

We're going to be hearing a lot about the Beatles in the next few months, as this February marks the 50th anniversary of the official start of Beatlemania in the United States, with their appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show.

The Beatles are no slouches when it comes to taking advantage of commercial opportunity, so this week a new compilation of recordings has come out from the Liverpool lads, back when they were hot as a pepper in England, and were all over the BBC. It's called "The Beatles On Air: Live at the BBC Volume 2."

I haven't listened to this two disc set yet--I would like to, but am not sure it's worth 20 or so bucks to buy something I will only listen to once or twice.  (My first volume of Live at the BBC performances has been sitting on my CD rack, unplayed, for years!)

Rolling Stone did give it four stars, so that makes it tempting. But I'm hoping someone else I know will buy it and I can listen to their copy!
 
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