Abbey Lane Beatles Podcast

Ep.2 - The Beatles in Canada

April 01, 2021 Michael
Abbey Lane Beatles Podcast
Ep.2 - The Beatles in Canada
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Abbey Lane Beatles Podcast
Ep.2 - The Beatles in Canada
Apr 01, 2021
Michael

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

Amazon.com -https://www.amazon.ca/BEATLES-IN-CANADA/dp/0987829335/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=The+Beatles+In+Canada&qid=1615411320&s=books&sr=1-1

eBAY.com -https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2334524.m570.l1313&_nkw=The+Beatles+In+Canada+Piers+Hemmingsen&_sacat=267

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

Google books - https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Piers_Hemmingsen_The_Beatles_in_Canada_The_Origins?id=a9JiDwAAQBAJ

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/

Show Notes

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

Amazon.com -https://www.amazon.ca/BEATLES-IN-CANADA/dp/0987829335/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=The+Beatles+In+Canada&qid=1615411320&s=books&sr=1-1

eBAY.com -https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2334524.m570.l1313&_nkw=The+Beatles+In+Canada+Piers+Hemmingsen&_sacat=267

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

Google books - https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Piers_Hemmingsen_The_Beatles_in_Canada_The_Origins?id=a9JiDwAAQBAJ

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/