Beatles to Finally Release Their
Music Digitally


It's not i-tunes or a special download site, but yes, The Beatles have come up with a way to digitally deliver all their tunes to you personally. Following the September 9 (9-9-09) debut of The Beatles’ digitally re-mastered catalogue on CD, Apple Corps Ltd. and EMI Music are pleased to announce the worldwide release of a limited edition of only 30,000 Beatles Stereo USB apples on December 8 in America.

The exquisitely crafted, apple-shaped USB drive is loaded with the critically acclaimed re-mastered audio for The Beatles’ 14 stereo titles, as well as all of the re-mastered CDs’ visual elements, including 13 mini-documentary films about the studio albums, replicated original UK album art, rare photos and expanded liner notes.

A specially designed Flash interface has been installed, and the 16GB USB’s audio contents will be provided in FLAC 44.1 Khz 24 bit and MP3 320 Kbps formats, fully compatible with PC and Mac. The Apple drive will retail for $279.00 if you pre-order on The Beatles website, hopefully the drive will be less expensive at the more traditional outlets or online.

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Now you can picture yourself in a boat on a river … well … the Caribbean Ocean and All our Friends are Aboard and Many More of Them Live Next Door on this incredible Beatles Tribute Cruise.
It sets sail from Ft. Lauderdale on 3/28/10 aboard Royal Caribbean’s newest and most luxurious ship the
Independence of the Seas for 6 nights. On our Long and Winding Road we’ll stop at Belize City, Cozumel and Costa Maya. Joining this Magical History Cruise will be some Beatles insiders who loved, lived with, photographed, wrote about and captured the stories and images of the Beatles as few people ever have.

All Together Now we have:
Beatle Brunch’s own, Joe Johnson, Cruise Co-Host
Joe will handle the Beatles Trivia Contest (with some fantastic Beatles prizes) and conducting Jorie Gracen’s Question and Answer Session called “Behind the Lens with Paul McCartney”
May Pang

John’s former assistant, girlfriend and the author of “Loving John” and “Instamatic Karma”

MAY PANG worked for ABKCO, in the early 1970's, and from there was hired as John and Yoko's personal assistant.
She spent the "Long Weekend" with John Lennon. John recorded "Walls and Bridges", and "Rock and Roll" with May by his side.

After her relationship with Lennon ended, May Pang worked for Island Records and United Artists. In addition to photography, she designs a line of feng shui jewelry and furniture. She lives in New York with her two children.


Nancy Lee Andrews

Ringo’s former fiancee’, fashion model, photographer and the author of “A Dose of Rock and Roll”

May and Nancy will participate in their own Q & A Session called “The Rock and Roll Asylum” which will take you back to the time they met when John and May rented Peter Lawford’s house on Santa Monica Beach in order to record Harry Nilsson’s Pussycats album.

Her six-year relationship (1974-1980) and engagement with Ringo granted her an all access pass to a world beyond the velvet rope.
Part of that access included intimate and candid photographs of Ringo Starr's life in the seventies. Andrews started her career on the other side of the lens in 1970 when renowned photographer Milton Greene recognized her need to click the shutter.

Living with them were Ringo, Keith Moon, Klaus Voormann and Harry Nilsson. This is where John Lennon set Nancy up with Ringo. They will have some great stories to tell.

the World’s Greatest Beatles Artist, just had her name placed on the Cavern Club’s Wall of Fame.
She is the first non-musician to be honored this way. The day of the cruise, March 28, 2010. She will unveil eight of her Beatles creations for the Hard Days Night Hotel. Her first book is coming out in March, 2010 and our cruise will be the first stop on her book tour. And maybe with a little coaxing (OK…very little) we can get her to create one of her original Beatles art pieces on the ship.
Paul Saltzman

Beatles photographer and the author of “The Beatles in Rishikesh”. A new printing of his book is "The Beatles in India"

Paul will be hosting his Beatles in India Multi-Media presentation.

Jorie Gracen

Paul McCartney’s photographer for over 20 years and the author of “I Saw Him Standing There”


America’s Premier Tribute to the Beatles who will be performing three times during our 6 night cruise.

There will also be an All Acoustic Set, a High Octane Dance Set for our Costume Party and their Full Production Three-Costume-Change Show. (can you guess which costumes?)

They’ll also be conducting a Beatles Guitar Workshop, so don’t forget to bring your guitar.
PLUS Private Beatles Events with
Cruise Promoter & Host,
Woody Lifton

- “In the Studio/Karaoke Party”
- An opening night, open-bar Meet and Greet, Picture Session with our guests and BritBeat.
- All of our guests will have their books, photos and artwork available for purchase.
- A special autograph session. Get your pictures, books, photos and artwork signed by our guests.
Our Beatles Tribute Cruise is also a Fund Raiser for the Dara Roberts Fund. Dara is a young Beatles fan with Cerebral Palsy who lives in New Jersey but attends Stanford University. It takes an incredible amount of special equipment for Dara to be at Stanford living on her own. We’d like to help her out as much as possible.

And here’s good news, Royal Caribbean has lowered their prices almost 30% just for our Beatles Tribute Cruisers,
but this discount ends on 10/31/09. It only takes a small deposit of about $300 to reserve your cabin and the balance does not have to be paid until after the first of the year. Beatle Brunch Fans and BBC’ers don’t miss this one ... again. Please act now!
Booking your cruise is simple; just go to the Beatles Tribute Cruise Registration page and book it today. Before you know it’ll be anchors away joining your hosts, Joe Johnson and Woody Lifton, for the Beatles vacation of a lifetime … a fun-filled week cruising the Caribbean.

The Sun is up…the Sky is Blue…it’s beautiful and so is the Beatles Tribute Cruise!


Beatle Brunch congratulates Dwight Rounds of Texas who’s name was drawn at random from all current Beatle Brunch Club members to win a FAB prize: The Beatles Remastered Mono Box set, The Box of Vision to keep them in, and a prized plaque personally engraved with his name from Capitol EMI. Dwight was very excited to win and he says: “What a pleasant surprise that was, and would like to say thank you to Joe, and the others at Brunch radio. It was certainly an appropriate prize to win, and I was a little surprised since I had not purchased the Remasters yet.”

You’re welcome Dwight! Time is running out on our next Beatle Brunch Club prize, this autographed Ringo photo courtesy of Tom Fontaine’s .


Sir Paul McCartney has been a busy boy and Beatle Brunch has the proof. Check out the downloads section of The Beatle Brunch Club to hear the latest releases from Paul McCartney.

To start off your holiday season, check out “Good Evening New York City”, the 2 CD 2 DVD set taken from Paul’s recent concerts at the new home of The Mets, “Citifield” comes out November 17th. Pick up the special edition at Best Buy Stores to get the bonus disc (4) which will have all 7 songs Paul performed on the marquee of The Late Show With David Letterman on July 15th, previously only available on the CBS website. In the BBC downloads section, we have three preview tracks: “Drive My Car”, “Day Tripper” and “I’ve Got a Feeling”.

Also, just out on Hollywood Records, Paul has a new song coming out in the Robert De Niro film, “Everybody’s Fine” coming to theaters December 4th, also starring Kate Beckinsale, Drew Barrymore and Sam Rockwell. Paul’s new song is called “(I Want To) Come Home”. You can hear the tune in the downloads section of The BBC as well.


Listen, Do You Want to Know a Secret?
Once there was a way to get your Beatle Brunch, now there are two!

Soon, Joe Johnson’s Beatle Brunch will be available online every week via The Beatle Brunch Club Downloads Page. We’re setting it up now. It is yet another privilege of membership in The BBC. When your local station pre-empts the broadcast, you can click on The Beatle Brunch iPOD and listen to the show while you visit the sweetest community of Beatles fans in the world. Live The Culture. Join the BBC today!



Please send an e-mail or call your local radio station’s Program Director; tell him you love Joe Johnson’s Beatle Brunch. Show your support to the station while plugging the show. The Brunch is free to all radio stations, but the PD needs to hear from you!


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