Songs Composed but Never Released by the Beatles Showcased in Liverpool and Seattle

Apple Jam unveils CD of Lennon-McCartney compositions never released by the Beatles, titled "Off the Beatle Track", at Seattle's Triple Door and Liverpool's Philharmonic Hall. Apple Jam and Alan White of Yes to perform solo Beatles classics at Seattle's Triple Door just before headlining International Beatle Week 2009 in Liverpool. Apple Jam honors 45th anniversary of the Beatles first Seattle show with a encore performance at the Triple Door. Bill Heckle of the Cavern in Liverpool says, "These Seattle musicians are world-class and are the West Coast's answer to The Fab Faux".

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Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 22, 2009

Presented by Roseta Productions, Apple Jam's Beatles and solo years tribute will return to the Triple Door on August 7th 2009, for one show only. This two hour concert will spotlight solo Beatles material and Lennon-McCartney compositions never released by the Beatles, 45 years after the Fab Four's first Seattle concert in 1964. This show will function as Apple Jam's North American CD release event for "Off the Beatle Track". "We are very excited to have Apple Jam back after selling out two prior shows in 2008", says Scott Giampino of The Triple Door.

There will be a special guest performance by legendary drummer Alan White, of Yes, John Lennon's "Imagine" & George Harrison's "All Things Must Pass" landmark solo albums. Alan has generously lent his amazing drumming talents and memories to many of the previous Apple Jam shows.

Songs composed but never never released by the Beatles showcased on Apple Jam's upcoming CD "Off the Beatle Track"

"The next best thing to a Beatles reunion!" says Gillian G. Gaar, "Beatle expert" (The Beatles Book). Apple Jam's upcoming CD titled "Off the Beatle Track" showcases early Lennon/McCartney compositions released by others, but never by the Beatles while they were together. Instead, the songs were given to British contemporaries like Billy J. Kramer, Cilla Black, and Peter & Gordon. These artists in turn produced a sizable body of hits, including "Bad to Me", "A World Without Love", and "I'll Be on My Way" -- proving the quality and timeless nature of the Beatles songwriting and music. Interestingly, the Beatles first considered titling their debut album "Off the Beatle Track", but later decided on "Please Please Me".

"Off the Beatle Track" was recorded at the legendary Robert Lang Studio and produced by Jakael Tristram. To hear song samples, go to http://samples.offthebeatletrack.com. The rock veterans of Apple Jam have embodied each track with an authentic Beatles sound, as if the Liverpool lads had released these songs themselves circa 1963. "We are using the same microphones, gear, and studio techniques of the period to make the album sound just like an early Beatles record," says Rick Lovrovich, Apple Jam's founding member.

"Off the Beatle Track" is slated for commercial release 09-09-09. The 15 songs contained on this CD include: "I'll Keep You Satisfied", "I Don't Want to See You Again", "Like Dreamers Do", "You Know What to Do", "Bad to Me", "It's for You", "I'm in Love", "I'll Be On My Way", "Hello Little Girl", "A World Without Love", "Tip of My Tongue", "From a Window", "Nobody I Know", "Love of the Loved", and "One and One is Two". Apple Jam will perform all of these songs at the Triple Door in Seattle on August 7th and the Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on August 31st.

International Beatle Week August 2009 in Liverpool

"These Seattle musicians are world-class and are the West Coast's answer to The Fab Faux", says Bill Heckle of the Cavern in Liverpool. International Beatle Week has been staged for over 20 years and is the biggest Beatle celebration in the world, attracting more than 300,000 fans every year. Apple Jam and Alan White of Yes have been invited to headline International Beatle Week 2009 in Liverpool, performing multiple shows August 28-31. Apple Jam will perform all the songs from "Off the Beatle Track" at the famous Philharmonic Hall on August 31st, functioning as their European CD release event. For more information, go to http://liverpool.applejamseattle.com and liverpooldetails.applejamseattle.com (electronic brochure).

About Apple Jam

Apple Jam has created a buzz amongst rock music fans in Seattle, masterfully recreating the authentic sound of the Beatles, pre and post breakup. Apple Jam has performed to adoring crowds at such venues as The Crocodile Café, Neumos, Snoqualmie Casino (Imagine a Cure benefit), The Bathhouse on Green Lake, and The Triple Door.

Apple Jam's member musicians are: Rick Lovrovich (bass), Jon Bolton (drums), Mike Mattingly (guitar), Johnny Jones (keyboard) and Kurtis Dengler (guitar) - of the Beatniks, Herding Cats, the Paul Rogers Band, and Stella. For more information and songs, visit http://www.offthebeatletrack.com. Apple Jam was founded in 2005, in support of Seattle Public Theater's 2006 world premiere of "(Just Like) Starting Over" http://www.justlikestartingover.com, a stage play based on John Lennon's final interview. The play is now under consideration for a new staging.

Synopsis

Presented by Roseta Productions, Apple Jam's Beatles and solo years tribute will take place at the Triple Door on Friday, August 7th, with special guest Alan White of Yes. This concert will spotlight Beatles solo years material, and Lennon-McCartney compositions never released by the Beatles from Apple Jam's new CD "Off the Beatle Track", 45 years after the Fab Four's first Seattle concert in 1964. The show is all ages and will begin at 8pm. Doors open at 6pm. Tickets are available for purchase at (206) 838-4333, http://tickets.applejamseattle.com or at the Triple Door box office. Ticket prices are $29 in advance and $34 at the door. Later in August, Apple Jam and Alan White of Yes will headline International Beatle Week 2009 in Liverpool, performing multiple shows August 28-31.

Event information

What: Presented by Roseta Productions, Apple Jam's upcoming Beatles and solo years tribute show at the Triple Door to spotlight solo Beatles material and songs composed but never released by the Beatles, 45 years after the Beatles 1964 Seattle concert. Special guest Alan White of Yes will perform with the band.

When: 8pm Friday, August 7th 2009. Doors 6pm

Where: The Triple Door, 216 Union Street, Seattle, Washington 98101.
(206) 838-4333. http://www.thetripledoor.net

Admission: Tickets are available at the Triple Door, (206) 838-4333, or tickets.applejamseattle.com. Ticket prices are $29 in advance and $34 at the door. All ages

Contacts: Steve Roseta, Roseta Productions, (425) 445-0718

Poster: Design by Blue Beagle Design. Illustrations by Amanda Michele Dellinger.
http://poster.applejamseattle.com

Links:
Band Photo (by John Cornicello): http://photo.applejamseattle.com
Poster: poster.applejamseattle.com
Ticket purchase page: tickets.applejamseattle.com
Apple Jam's web site: offthebeatletrack.com
"Off the Beatle Track" song samples: samples.offthebeatletrack.com
Other Beatles songs by Apple Jam: http://allsongs.applejamseattle.com
The Triple Door home page: thetripledoor.net

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