Newly discovered Beatles 1964 tape sells for $23k

August 6th, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI  

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Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): A newly discovered tape of The Beatles laughing and chatting in the studio has sold at auction for about 23,000 dollars.

Cameo Auctioneers said the reel-to-reel tape was recorded in 1964 and had recently been discovered by a man in northern England while he was clearing out his father’’s attic.

The tape was earlier expected to fetch 16,000 dollars when it went under the hammer at Cameo Auctioneers in Berkshire, England on August 5,2008, reports Contactmusic.

An Internet bidder bought the tape, which features John Lennon and Paul McCartney struggling to record I”ll Follow The Sun amid a fit of the giggles. (ANI)

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