Episode is about The Beatles in Canada. My guest is Piers Hemmingsen. We discuss his book, The Beatles in Canada – The Origins of Beatlemania.
We talk about The Beatles in Canada and I give brief history timeline.
I mention some key figures in the history of The Beatles in Canada.
Paul White - Capitol Records Canada. He was the Vice President and A&R person and was responsible for introducing The Beatles to Canada.
Sandy Gardiner – Journalist with the Ottawa Journal
Dennis Corrie - Winnipeg DJ at CKY
Roy Sonin - Toronto DJ at CFRB
Trudy Medcalf and Dawne Hester – Beatles Fan Club in Canada
Copies of Piers book can be found on Amazon and eBay
The book is also available in digital form on Apple and Google Books
Apple - https://books.apple.com/us/book/the-beatles-in-canada-the-origins-of-beatlemania/id1407693472
You can reach Piers at his website which is http://thebeatlesincanada.com/. You can also reach him on Twitter https://twitter.com/beatlesincanada?s=20
If you want to learn more about Beatles vinyl releases in Canada you can also check out another website co-founded by Piers called Capitol 6000. http://www.capitol6000.com/