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26 Jan 2009

Get Back - Subscriber Offer
The Beatles story, although synonymous with Liverpool, began in Germany as young men earning just £15 a week in the clubs of Hamburg and ended forty years ago this week on top of the Apple corps building in Savile Row, London, performing for free.

John: “I grew up in Hamburg, not Liverpool.”

This Friday (30th January) marks the 40th anniversary of one of The Beatle’s most legendary (and last live) performances - The Rooftop Concert. An astounding 42 minute set, the display was loved by many, bringing part of the capital to a standstill, although nearby office workers complained about the noise, which led to the police ending the impromptu gig early. As they finished their third rendition of Get Back, Lennon added:

“I'd like to say thank you on behalf of the group and ourselves and I hope we've passed the audition.”

To celebrate this milestone Genesis are exclusively releasing a few very special copies of BEATLES IN GERMANY – the photographic history of the band’s formative years. These preview copies were produced in 1997 for promotional use and only a few are available to purchase (£275 plus p&p). Each one is numbered in roman numerals and features a white card sleeve (instead of a Perspex slipcase) and are additionally signed by Astrid Kirchherr - this is the first time they have been made available since the book’s launch and the offer is only available until Monday 2nd February. A highly collectable item, we urge prompt ordering to avoid disappointment.

For further details and to order your copy please contact a member of the Genesis staff on +44 (0) 1483 540970 or email us at .

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BIG: Beatles In Germany

BIG: Beatles In Germany

Tony Sheridan, Günter Zint


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