The Beatles' Rejected Demo

Infamous demo tape is being auctioned 50 years after the Beatles were first rejected.
1:33 | 11/23/12

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To this day it is hard to imagine anyone rejecting The Beatles but it did happen and tonight the music from that audition is back. And about to make a lot of money here's ABC's -- -- I saw. -- In 1962 before Ringo -- the -- the silver Beatles recorded death. No thanks said Decker is a and our mandate -- they've got no future. He famously decreed it's certainly one of the legendary miss fires in rock oral history but let's not like this was just -- an absolute blind spot. For Dick -- I think did. These recordings are very uneven. I wanna hold your hand is number one in the diesel land that JFK yeah remain. -- rejected -- goes under the hammer in London next week a monument to missed opportunity. These things happen JK rattling was declined by twelve publishers Clark gables earned by MGM because his ears were to -- The man who rejected The Beatles did okay in the end he signed The Rolling Stones and the fab four bands back still. That's selling back in this. Okay. Think what ABC news.

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