by Steve Marinucci |
“The Beatles Live at the Hollywood Bowl,” issued in 1977, contains live performances from the Beatles’ Hollywood Bowl concerts in Aug. 1964 and Aug. 1965, is coming back in an expanded release globally on Sept. 9 on CD and digital download for the first time, it was announced early today by the Beatles ‘Apple Corps’ Ltd. and Universal Music Group. A 180-gram vinyl release will follow on Nov. 18.
The new package, a companion release to the new Ron Howard film The Beatles: Eight Days a Week: The Touring Years, includes all the tracks of the 1977 album plus four additional unreleased songs and a 24-page booklet with an essay by music journalist David Fricke. The cover photo for the album, also on the poster for the film, was taken by the group’s U.S. tour manager Bob Bonis on Aug. 22, 1964 as they boarded a chartered flight in Seattle to Vancouver, B.C. for their first concert in Canada.
Today’s announcement said the new release is sourced from the original three track tapes of the concerts, which have been remixed by producer Giles Martin and engineer (click here for the rest of the story)