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9 thoughts on “ Cry For A Shadow - Tony Sheridan And The Beatles - Hamburg 1961 (Cassette, Album) ”

  1. A sealed LP of The Beatles featuring Tony Sheridan titled Hamburg The cover of the album depicts an early photograph of the band before they became famous, all dressed in black. The eight songs, including Cry For A Shadow and Sweet Georgia Brown, are from performances as the backing band.
  2. The Beatles had been approached to record a number of songs as the backing band for English rock ‘n’ roll singer Tony Sheridan. Towards the end of the June session, which took place in a Hamburg school assembly hall, they taped two songs of their own choosing: Ain’t She Sweet and Cry For A Shadow.
  3. Recording: My Bonnie, The Saints, Why, Cry For A Shadow. This date saw The Beatles’ first recording session with singer Tony Sheridan in Hamburg. The Beatles had been approached by orchestral leader and Polydor agent Bert Kaempfert, who wanted them as .
  4. Hi. Cry for a shadow. Written by Lennon-Harrison. Twist instrumental by the boys recorded in Germany, the early Beatles at their best with dueling guitars and McCartney shouts. The title was a tongue in cheek tweek at The Shadows, a UK instrumental group of that time. A great rock jam considering it was and Lennon-McCartney-Harrison.
  5. In the summer of , the Beatles recorded eight songs for Bert Kaempfert Produktion in Hamburg. On six songs they were the backup band for Tony Sheridan, lead vocal and guitar. On two, "Cry for a shadow" and "Ain't she sweet", the Beatles performed alone.
  6. Bert Kaempfert. " Cry for a Shadow " is an instrumental rock piece recorded by the Beatles on 22 June They recorded the song at Friedrich-Ebert-Halle, Hamburg-Harburg, Germany while they were performing as Tony Sheridan 's backup band for a few tracks, under the moniker the Beat Brothers. It was written by George Harrison with John Lennon, as a parody of the B-side: "Why".
  7. Mar 02,  · IMO, the only reason to possess the German Tony Sheridan/ Beatles recordings is for historical interest. If you are interested get the Bear Family release, "The Beatles with Tony Sheridan: Beatles Bop - Hamburg Days, Once Upon A Time In Germany". It sounds great.
  8. The Beatles, an Album by The Beatles With Tony Sheridan. Released in on Polydor (catalog no. ; Vinyl LP). Genres: Beat Music, Rock & Roll.
  9. Riding the wave of the German beat craze of the early sixties, British singer Tony Sheridan became a regular on the Hamburg club circuit, recruiting an ever-changing roster of back-up musicians that included, in , a nascent Beatles featuring John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Pete Best/5(6).

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