THE BEATLES - 'Paperback Writer' (Odeon MEO 119) French EP 1966

It's been a while since I posted anything by The Beatles so here goes. This four track EP was released on the French label Odeon in mid '66. What a great cover, and a record I bought years back at a Record Fair in Sunderland of all places.

'Nowhere Man' and 'The Word' were recorded in October 1965 and were eventually slotted on to the album Rubber Soul. The other two tracks are even more special. 'Paperback Writer' and 'Rain' were recorded during the Revolver album sessions in April 1966.

Both songs were selected for the Parlophone 45 and omitted from Revolver. Imagine these two cuts on Revolver instead of the 'throw-away' (IMO) 'Yellow Submarine' and 'Good Day Sunshine'.....
(pictures of Paul McCartney and John Lennon taken at Abbey Road studios during the Revolver sessions, April 1966)


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