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A space where I can post some of the thousands of photos of The Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, there friends, and families I have collected. Over the years The Beatles, solo Beatles and associated friends and relatives have brought me so much joy, this is my small way of hopefully spreading the fun and happiness of The Fab's. Beatle Photo Blog claims no credit for any images featured on this site. All visual content is copyright to it's respectful owners. All images, unless otherwise noted, were taken from the internet and are assumed to be in the public domain. If you own rights to any of the images, and do not wish them to appear on this site, please contact us via e-mail and they will be promptly removed. Please move along (nothing to see here) if you've come to this site expecting blind reverence of The Beatles, it has never been my intention to have this blog as a place of blind and one eyed fandom, it will be, and is littered with purile and base humour, silliness, and a small snifter and squirt of disrespect. I'm unnerved by people who take The Beatles and the phenomenon around them as serious and clinical, we all know it was the trousers.


Among them, who I like best is Paul McCartney, and his Rickenbacker 4001S. Paul received his Rickenbacker 4001S during the Hollywood Bowl concert in August 1964. The basshad been shown to him in February of the same year, but Paul was not particularly interested. The fact that no one at RIC had noticed that Paul was Left-handed may explain his previous lack of enthusiasm. The Rickenbacker bass was also heavier than his light-weight Hofner which may have added to his reluctance to accept the bass earlier.

Since the time he obtained his Rickenbacker 4001S in 1965, Paul McCartney’s original Rickenbacker 4001S has “evolved” through numerous modifications. Using the 4001C64 starting point, the 4001C64S fast forwards to incorporate these changes to replicate his Bass as it finally exists today. Most evident is the reshaped body, zero-fret Fingerboard, pickup type, and tailpiece detail. A satin sealer-only finish helps protect The natural Maple body and neck, as well as the Rosewood fingerboard.
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