The Beatles, a demo tape edit,
including three tracks, inscribed '1) Fool on the Hill Begin- End (Paul on Piano) 2) I Am The Walrus Begin- End The Band John Singing 3) I Me Mine Begin- End The Band George Singing'
The demo features an alternative ending to the track 'Fool on the Hill'.
Provenance: Gifted to the vendor, a bass guitar player in a rock band that have sold over 20 millions albums. Presented in 1971 while recording their first LP at Abbey Road Studios by a sound technician, the demo itself recorded in the 1960s.
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Sold for £500
Some sections of the tape drop out due to age. A copy. The letter of provenance has been uploaded to the website and is there to see.
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Auction: Design - Two Day Sale - Live Online, Wed, 14th Jul 2021
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