This series is a documentary on the life and times of the Beatles. It features clips from many of their songs as well as in-depth descriptions of their songs, tours, and lives.
Marc A. Frigon
Did You Know?
The two new songs, "Free As A Bird" and "Real Love", were originally John Lennon demos. The three surviving Beatles added instrumentation to the demos and released the songs as singles in conjunction with the release of the special. In addition, John hadn't filled in the middle eight section of the demo for "Free As A Bird", so the surviving Beatles wrote a new section for that, which, according to Paul, was one of the reasons for choosing the song. It allowed them some input. See more
[on The Beatles' second visit to Shea Stadium
Yeah, okay I don't remember ever going there twice...
A longer 10-hour "director's cut" is available on DVD and contains additional music, interviews and other material not in the televised edition. Some material from the original version, however, is missing in the longer version, including "Real Love". See more
I Want to Hold Your Hand
Written by John Lennon
and Paul McCartney
Performed by The Beatles See more