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The Beatles’ Please Please me—remaking a classic

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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