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Peter Asher: Eyewitness to the Birth of Beatlemania

3 February 2014 11:23 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Before he embarked on a long career as a top-flight record exec, manager and producer, Peter Asher was in the vanguard of the British Invasion as a member of the vocal duo Peter & Gordon. Paul McCartney wrote four hits for Peter & Gordon, and he also lived in the Asher family home in the mid-1960s while dating Peter’s sister, Jane Asher.

As CBS prepares to mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ debut on “The Ed Sullivan Show” with its “Night That Changed America” special on Feb. 9. Asher spoke with Variety‘s Christopher Morris about his memories of the early days of Beatlemania.

Variety: You first heard Paul and John perform “I Want to Hold Your Hand” in your family’s house?

Peter Asher: Paul was living in our house off and on when he was going with my sister. In the basement there was a small music »

- Christopher Morris

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Ed Sheeran, The Band Perry, Miguel on remake of Elton's 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road'

30 January 2014 11:11 AM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

All the young acts love Elton: Ed Sheeran, The Band Perry, Emile Sande and Miguel are among the artists who will appear on a covers version of Elton John’s seminal “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.” The album, which celebrated its 40th anniversary last year, will be reissued on March 25 on CD, vinyl, limited-edition yellow vinyl and in a box set featuring lots of goodies, including “Live at Hammersmith 1973” on CD, and a 100-page hardback book with new interviews with John and co-writer Bernie Taupin. The deluxe and box set versions will include the Covers disc.  Peter Asher produced the new »

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