|New Beatles Material Surfaces in Australia|
|Home Theater News Music - General News|
|Written by Kate Regan|
|Wednesday, 14 July 2004|
When Fraser Claughton, a 41 year old car insurance underwriter from Tinkerton, England, purchased a ratty suitcase in an Australian flea market, he received much more than he bargained for.
Inside the suitcase, which Claughton paid roughly $36 for, were old photos of The Beatles, concert programs and tapes labeled “Abbey Road…not for release.” The tapes contain over four hours of new song versions and new session recordings. On the tapes are new versions of “We Can Work It Out” and “Cry Baby Cry” as well as a new song, “I’m in Love.” The new song was never released by The Beatles, but was released by another band from Liverpool - The Fourmost. Executives at Apple, The Beatle’s record label, have yet to listen to all of the new material to authenticate it.