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Beatles Almost Threw 'Please Please Me' Away

Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 8 March 1963

THE BEATLES opened a copy of the NME and gazed proudly at the Charts when 'Please Please Me' hit the top recently. It was a big moment for the talented boys from Liverpool, worth waiting a long time for.

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