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The Beatles’ Please Please me—remaking a classic

Published Tue 5 Feb 2013
Issue No. 2339

Fifty years ago this month the Beatles recorded their iconic album, Please Please Me.

To mark the anniversary, leading artists will attempt to recreate the 12-hour session that resulted in the album—using the same timescale and studio.

This programme looks at the results.

It’s part of the BBC’s The Golden Age of the Album—a two-week celebration across BBC Four, Radio 2 and 6 Music.

BBC Four, 15 February, 9pm

Go to for full details of the series.

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Tue 5 Feb 2013, 17:08 GMT
Issue No. 2339
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