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Bruce Spizer discusses his book, “The Beatles’ Story on Capital Records.” He begins by explaining that this book is about how America received The Beatles, and his own personal fascination with the band. He describes how Capitol Records turned down The Beatles four different times before signing them to their label. Spizer talks about the two movies The Beatles made, “Hard Days Night” and “Help!” He discusses how Paul McCartney wrote the hit song, “Strawberry Fields Forever,” and shows photographs from his book. He describes how to spot counterfeit Beatles records and memorabilia. He ends the interview by talking about how the book is split into two volumes: one on Beatles singles, and one on their whole albums.
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U-matic tape: Excerpt of show with Martinson interviewing Judith Viorist before the break and Bruce Spizer after the break. Date and times on case spine: 2/20; 4:30pm; 7:00pm; 9:30pm. Dates on case front cover: 11/13/00; 1/17/01. Date on tape: 11/13/00.