Listen to Paul McCartney’s extremely rare 1965 Christmas record

While the Beatles are getting set to release The Christmas Records, an official release of the flexi-discs they sent out every year to their fan club, an extremely rare record – only three copies were known to exist – made by Paul McCartney for his bandmates at Christmastime in 1965 has made its way online.

It was found by Dangerous Minds, who also shared an interview with McCartney from 1995 where he talked about it. “I had two Brenell tape recorders set up at home,” McCartney recalled in 1995, “on which I made experimental recordings and tape loops, like the ones in ‘Tomorrow Never Knows.’ And once I put together something crazy, something left field, just for the other Beatles, a fun thing which they could play late in the evening. It was just something for the mates, basically. MORE


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