RARE!! The Beatles "The Alf Bicknell Tapes

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 15, 2011
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This is rare audio CD of The Beatles called "The Alf Bicknell Tapes". Alf is Beatles' bodyguard and driver in their tour years. He got some private recording from John when he retired in 1966. Alf sold them at auction in early 90's. Someone got it and after tapes are around around. And now is,all tapes are here in one CD!
This is not cheap homemade CD-R!! Original silver pressing disc and NEW/Unopened!! Sound quality is varied. Not professional sound quality because these recordings are private recordings!!
Track Listing. John composing demo, Flat 3, 13 Emperor's Gate, London, between Jan 1-15, 1964
01.If I Fell
George composing demo, Palace Court Hotel, Bournemouth, between Aug 19-24, 1963
02.Don't Bother Me
Paul, acoustic guitar ideas, 20 Forthlin Road, Liverpool July 1963
03.Instrumental #1
04.Instrumental #2
05.Michelle 1:03
06.Instrumental #3
07.Instrumental #4
08.Instrumental #5
09.Three Coins In The Fountain
Paul & John (* with possibly John on drums), 20 Forthlin Road, Liverpool July 1963
10.Rockin' And Rollin' (piano, bass, guitar)
11.Rockin' And Rollin' (fragments with trumpet + 2nd guitar)
12.Rockin' And Rollin' (false starts)
13.Rockin' And Rollin' (overdub of trumpet & 3rd guitar)
14.Rockin' And Rollin' (2nd overdub of vocals)
15.Instrumental *
monitor mixes of unused takes, Abbey Road, London July 30, 1963
16.Please Mr. Postman (take 3)
17.Please Mr. Postman (take 9)
18.It Won't Be Long (take 7)
19.It Won't Be Long (take 10?)
unkown date
20.Listening to the radio #1
taped off the radio from PGTB #6, July 23, 1963
21.Love Me Do
John & Paul, possibly at 20 Forthlin Road, Liverpool July 1963
22.Tammy / Over The Rainbow
John, George & Gerry Marsden, Royal Pier Hotel, Weston-Super-Mare, between July 22-27, 1963
23.1 Kings: 17 / 18; Psalm 23, Psalm 24
John, George & Gerry Marsden, Weston-Super-Mare, between July 22-27, 1963
24.Asking for directions #1
25.Asking for directions #2
26.Asking for directions #3
27.Asking for directions #4
John, Cyn, Julian, George + unidentified man, 251 Menlove Ave., Liverpool July 15, 1963
28.Dialogue (with music on the hi-fi)
29.Unintelligible, distorted speech
Paul & child, 1963
30.Tape noise / Nursery Rhymes
unkown date
31.Listening to the radio #2
The Fourmost - recording session, Abbey Road, London July 24, 1963
32.Hello Little Girl #1
33.Hello Little Girl #2
34.Hello Little Girl #3