Friday, October 6, 2006

Beatles Biographer Wasn’t Always A Fan Of The Fab Four

DARIEN, CONN (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – One Beatles biographer may have written a hefty account of the iconic group, but admits he wasn’t always a fan of the Fab Four.

That’s the word from writer Bob Spitz, who wrote “The Beatles: The Biography” (Back Bay Books), which comes out in paperback on Monday (Oct.9) – the same day as John Lennon’s birthday.

Spitz says that while he’s had BeatleMania for the greater part of his life, he didn’t always feel love for the “four kids from Liverpool.”

Says Spitz: “I was 13 when I first saw the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan show. When I went to school the next day I confidently proclaimed that they were horrible, worthless, and would be over in a heartbeat.”

He adds, “Upon hearing my opinion some bullies beat me up in the name of the Beatles. That’s when I came to my senses and began my affair with the greatest musicians ever.”

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