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The Beatles File: See John And Paul Before Beatlemania Hit

John and Paul in the summer of 1961.
John and Paul in the summer of 1961.

London’s The Mirror has published a previously unseen photo of Beatles John Lennon and Paul McCartney. The photo, according to the paper, will be included in a “a special edition of Beatles authority Mark Lewisohn’s soon-to-be-published book, “The Beatles – All These Years: Volume One: Tune In.” The group didn’t even have a record deal at the time the photo was shot. Their first single, “Love Me Do,” would be released in October 1962 and reach #17 on the UK charts.


Books: Beatles Expert Delivers Vol. 1 Of Epic Bio


Beatles authority Mark Lewisohn’s 800-plus page biography of the Fab Four will be published on October 29, 2013. The first volume of a three-volume set ends at 1962, the year the group scored their first UK hit with “Love Me Do.”

According to British music journalist David Hepworth, a self-described Beatles expert, “I can open this book on almost any page and find something I didn’t know, hae never had confirmed or have never realised the full significance of before.”

For more, read Hepworth’s blog post on the book, which is currently reading.