The Beatles - Talk Downunder (LP, Mono) (Near Mint (NM or M-))

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Media Condition:  Near Mint (NM or M-)
Sleeve Condition: Near Mint (NM or M-)
Country:    Australia  
Genre:       Non-Music
Style:         Interview, Spoken Word


Opened but looks unplayed. Sleeve is Great.

Notes:Earlier pressing of this Australian release. Audio companion to the book of the same name, first issued in Australia late 1981. Running nearly an hour, the album offers conversations from every step of their Australian/New Zealand tour of June 1964, starting with their taped message recorded in England to their farewell airport interviews in Sydney on July 1. The back cover gives a day-by-day itinerary. Details for Tracks as follows - A1. Studio tape sent to DJ Barry Ferber, March 1964. George sends greetings from train carriage during filming of 'A Hard Day's Night'. A2. June 10. Interviews at President Hotel by Bob Rogers A3. June 11. First interview on Australian soil, at Darwin Airport, by John Edwards. A4. June 11. Description of arrival at Mascot Airport by Kevin O'Donohue. First Sydney press conference at Sheraton Hotel, before general media. A5. June 12/13. Interview on plane from Sydney by Bob Rogers. Appearance on balcony of South Australia Hotel, described by Bob Francis. Hotel Room Interviews by Bob Rogers. A6. June 14. Ringo interviewed by Garvin Rutherford en route to Melbourne to join rest of group. A7. June 15/17. Appearance on balcony of Southern Cross Hotel. Hotel interviews by Allan Lappin and Bob Rogers. Concert announcements at Festival Hall. A8. June 18/21. Paul's birthday party at Sheraton Hotel. 'Good Guy' Mike Walsh gives Ringo a kazoo lesson. Interview on plane to Wellington by Bob Rogers. B1. June 22/23. Interviews at St. George Hotel by Bob Rogers. B2. June 24/25. Interviews at Royal International Hotel and The New City Hotel by Bob Rogers. B3. June 29/30. Interviews at Lennon's Hotel by Tony McArthur. B4. July 1. Farewell airport interviews by Bob Rogers and Garvin Rutherford. ------------------------------- Edited and prepared by Glenn A. Baker and Warren Barrett. Special thanks to Dave White & Radio 2SM, Bob Rodgers and Max Barrenger for tapes and permission. ℗ & © 1981, Raven Records, Australia. Not to be reproduced without express permission. Broadcasting of this material is prohibited. Photographs from the book ‘The Beatles Downunder’ by Glenn A. Baker, published Novenmeber 1981 by Wild & Woolley Press, Sydney, Australia. Dedicated to Dr. Winston O’Boogie.


A1. Message From England 0:55
A2. Hong Kong 2:18
A3. Darwin 1:12
A4. Sydney 7:00
A5. Adelaide 10:00
A6. Sydney 3:30
A7. Melbourne 5:52
A8. Sydney 5:06
B1. Wellington 5:30
B2. Auckland/Dunedin 14:55
B3. Brisbane 2:48
B4. Sydney 9:52


Barcode and Other Identifiers:

Matrix / Runout BTLS 1 RVLP-1002A
Matrix / Runout BTLS 2 RVLP-1002B



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