- LOST BEATLES TRACK PLAYING ONLINE
IN an exclusive deal, the Times Online has published an extract from a purported Beatles recording, rediscovered recently by chance at an Australian flea market. The track on the discovered tape, entitled I'm in Love, was written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, but never released by the Beatles, and instead recorded by another band, The Fourmost. I'm in Love can be heard at
The tape includes alternative versions to hits such as We Can Work It Out and Cry Baby Cry, as well as John Lennon and Paul McCartney experimenting acoustically and versions of songs later abandoned.
The recording is thought to have belonged to Beatles roadie and musician, Mal Evans who amassed a large collection of the group's memorabilia during his life.
Peter Bale, Times Online's Editorial Director said:- "This is the first time that this recording of I'm in Love has been heard in over 30 years. We are very excited to give Beatles fans the opportunity to judge for themselves, and decide whether this track is part of this lost Beatles archive."
The track can be downloaded with the help of Media Manager from Interoute, Europe's fastest growing telecoms provider and owner Europe's most advanced and densely connected voice and data network.
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- GOOD NEWS AS RECYCLING RATES BREAK INTO DOUBLE FIGURES
A NEW record has been set Merseyside as the region appears to be jumping on the green bandwagon with 10 percent of the region's waste now being recycled, the first time the region has hit double figures.
Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority has just reported the welcome increase in recycling. The Authority dealt with a total of 775,224 tonnes of waste in the last financial year 2003/04, of which 10 percent was recycled. Last year the figure stood at just 8.63 percent, making a total increase of almost 14 percent.
The news comes just in time for another environmentally friendly purge against rubbish with the National Paper Recycling Week launched across the country this week.
Chairman of MWDA, Councillor John Fletcher, said:- "There is still a long way to go if we are to meet and even try to beat the tough recycling targets set out by central government over the coming years.
We are constantly appealing to the Merseyside public to take up recycling and save waste from being dumped in the ground,
an expensive and unsustainable method of dealing with the problem."