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The Beatles / David Wigg - The Beatles Tapes From The David Wigg Interviews album

The Beatles / David Wigg - The Beatles Tapes From The David Wigg Interviews album
  • Performer The Beatles
  • Title The Beatles Tapes From The David Wigg Interviews
  • Date of release 1978
  • Country UK
  • Style Interview, Rock & Roll, Classical
  • Other formats DMF APE WMA MIDI MP2 ADX XM
  • Genre Rock / Audio records / Classical
  • Size MP3 1168 mb
  • Size FLAC 1982 mb
  • Rating: 4.6
  • Votes: 761

The Beatles Tapes from the David Wigg Interviews is an audio album of interviews with each of the four members of The Beatles: John Lennon (with his second wife, Yoko Ono), Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. British journalist David Wigg interviewed the individual Beatles at various points from December 1968 or January 1969 to December 1973, and excerpts from some of these recordings constitute the album's spoken words.

Interviews made from 1968 to 1973. This double LP was re-released October 1984 with a catalogue number of "TWOLP 7" and again on CD in October 1990, catalogue number "8471 852". Distribution Code: POL 899. Other Versions (5 of 13) View All.

David Wigg : "The interview was held in the Apple offices in London. Paul sat in a handsomely carved chair that belonged to George Harrison. Paul talks of enjoying life as a family man. Paul also explains about the musical, business and personal differences within the band. He is very unhappy with the whole situation, largely because he never favoured Allen Klein to handle their financial affairs. After my interview, Paul joined the other three Beatles to discuss this very issue, and when it was put to the vote, Paul lost. He stormed out of the meeting and resigned from the Apple board  . Beatles Talk Downunder (1964). A re-release picture disc version of the album of the same title above. Beatles Interviews Volume 2. Premier - CBR 1047. The Kenny Everett June 1968 interview. Help! open-ended interview with voice of Wink "Deck Of Cards" Martindale.

19th September 1969 David Wigg interviews Paul McCartney at the Apple offices in London, one day before John Lennon announced he was quitting. Their discussion would air a few days later on the BBC Radio-One program ‘Scene and Heard’. David: Paul, what about the future of Beatles? I happen to know that the organizers of the Isle Of Wight pop festival are going to ask you and the rest of Beatles if you will top the bill next year at the Isle Of Wight. Now, what’s your reaction to a thing like that? Are you likely to go back on stage and perhaps do a show like that? Paul: I don’t know, you.

Boxset/Compilation, released in 1976. Songs, Tracks Listing. Side 1: John Lennon with Yoko Ono Interview June 1969 (P. ) Give Peace A Chance Interview June 1969 (P. ) Imagine Interview June 1969 (P. ) Come Together Interview October 1971. Side 2 - Paul McCartney Interview March 1970 (P. ) Because Interview March 1970 (P. ) Yesterday Interview March 1970 (P. ) Hey Jude. Side 3 - George Harriso Interview March 1969 (P. ) Here Comes The Sun Interview March 1969 (P. ) Something  . Label Polydor Catalogue No. 2683 068 Release date 30th July 1976 Total time . No release results - showing artist results instead.

There isn't any Beatles music here, however; it's a collection of interviews done by British journalist David Wigg with each of the four Beatles, individually, in the late '60s and early '70. This two-CD set of interviews might have a worse reputation than it deserves, for when it was first released in 1976, some fans assumed from the title that it might contain some Beatles music, perhaps previously unreleased. There isn't any Beatles music here, however; it's a collection of interviews done by British journalist David Wigg with each of the four Beatles, individually, in the late '60s and early '70s. It does say "The Beatles Tapes from the David Wigg Interviews" on the cover, though the "David Wigg Interviews" part is in small print

David Wigg, a reporter for The Musical Express, interviewed The Beatles separately on various occasions between 1969 and 1973; when a second surge of Beatlemania hit the States in the late '70s, Wigg stitched the audio interviews together and called it an album. Such opportunism not withstanding, the interviews make for enjoyable listening. The interviews with John Lennon (with occasional interruptions from Yoko Ono) vacillate dramatically (and interestingly) between 1969 pacifism and 1971 post-Beatles hostility. Paul McCartney, ever the Beatles' . While it's hardly a bonafide Beatles album, The Beatles Tapes is a worthy addition to the Beatles' recorded catalog. Far less legitimate Beatles entries (remember those colored discs that came out in the late '70s?) got far more attention. 4 people found this helpful.

In 1976, Wigg would release a double album featuring his interviews with each of the four Beatles, entitled 'The Beatles Tapes. Jay Spangler, ww. eatlesinterviews. GEORGE: "All I'm doing, I'm acting out the part of Beatle George and, you know, we're all acting out our own parts. DAVID: "What was your own personal response to the Abbey Road album? How do you feel it comparing with previous albums?" GEORGE: "I thought it was quite nice. On the whole I think it's a pretty good album.

Tracklist

A1 John Lennon & Yoko Ono / David Wigg Interview (Part 1)
A2 Martyn Ford Give Peace A Chance
A3 John Lennon & Yoko Ono / David Wigg Interview (Part 2)
A4 Martyn Ford Imagine
A5 John Lennon & Yoko Ono / David Wigg Interview (Part 3)
A6 Martyn Ford Come Together
A7 John Lennon & Yoko Ono / David Wigg Interview
B1 Paul McCartney / David Wigg Interview (Part 1)
B2 Martyn Ford Because
B3 Paul McCartney / David Wigg Interview (Part 2)
B4 Martyn Ford Yesterday
B5 Paul McCartney / David Wigg Interview (Part 3)
B6 Martyn Ford Hey Jude
C1 George Harrison / David Wigg Interview (Part 1)
C2 Martyn Ford Here Comes The Sun
C3 George Harrison / David Wigg Interview (Part 2)
C4 Martyn Ford Something
D1 Ringo Starr / David Wigg Interview
D2 Ringo Starr / David Wigg Interview
D3 Ringo Starr / David Wigg Interview (Part 1)
D4 Martyn Ford Octopus's Garden
D5 Ringo Starr / David Wigg Interview (Part 2)
D6 Martyn Ford Yellow Submarine

Credits

  • Conductor, Arranged By – Martyn Ford (tracks: A2, A4, A6, B2, B4, B6, C2, C4, D4, D6)
  • Interviewer – David Wigg (tracks: A1, A3, A5, A7, B1, B3, B5, C1, C3, D1, D2, D3, D5)
  • Producer [Music] – The Martyn Ford Orchestra

Notes

"Interviews made from 1968 to 1973. This double LP was re-released October 1984 with a catalogue number of "TWOLP 7" and again on CD in October 1990, catalogue number "8471 852".

Same as The Beatles / David Wigg - The Beatles Tapes From The David Wigg Interviews, but pressed on blue vinyl with a little black melted in.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
2683 068 The Beatles / David Wigg The Beatles / David Wigg - The Beatles Tapes From The David Wigg Interviews ‎(2xLP) Polydor 2683 068 UK 1976
2478 089 / 2478 090 The Beatles / David Wigg The Beatles / David Wigg - The Beatles Tapes From The David Wigg Interviews ‎(2xLP, W/Lbl) Polydor 2478 089 / 2478 090 UK 1976
847 185-2 The Beatles / David Wigg The Beatles / David Wigg - The Beatles Tapes From The David Wigg Interviews ‎(2xCD, RE) Polydor 847 185-2 Europe Unknown
PBR 7005/6 The Beatles / David Wigg The Beatles / David Wigg - The Beatles Tapes From The David Wigg Interviews ‎(2xLP) PBR PBR 7005/6 US 1978
847 185-2 The Beatles / David Wigg The Beatles / David Wigg - The Beatles Tapes From The David Wigg Interviews ‎(2xCD, RE) Polydor 847 185-2 US 1990