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Wouldn’t you want to hear this?

The sound was so distinctive and influential that in 1966 the Beatles booked a two-week session to record their next album at Stax’s studios, but at the last minute the session was cancelled. “We nearly recorded in Memphis with Jim Stewart,” George Harrison wrote to a friend at the time. “We would all like it a lot, but too many people get insane with money ideas at the mention of the word Beatles and so it fell through.”

2 thoughts on “Wouldn’t you want to hear this?”

  1. Rather horrified to see that Terry Hall of The Specials has pegged it at 63.

    Apart from all the rather clever Ska songs he also wrote Our Lips Are Sealed whch turned into The Go-Gos breakout hit.

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