A week from today, the Beatles catalog will see a digitally remastered release, and to celebrate, starting at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Good Records will be throwing a party, complete with a "megamix" screening of Magical Mystery Tour, Yellow Submarine, Help, Hard Day's Night, and Anthology, a Rock Band: Beatles tournament, and a performance from the DOMA-winning Best Cover/Tribute Act, Hard Night's Day at 10 p.m. Also: Prizes.
For details, check the press release after the jump.
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DALLAS, Texas (September 01, 2009) - It is hard to believe it has been
almost 45 years since The Beatles invaded Dallas Memorial Auditorium on
Friday September 18, 1964 but the Beatles' legacy is stronger than ever.
The Beatles' albums are getting their first sonic upgrade in 22 years.
The remasters of all 14 albums will be hitting stores on 9-9-09 along with
limited MONO and STEREO box sets. In conjuction with the release of the
entire, original, digitally re-mastered Beatles CD catalogue, The Beatles:
Rock Band video game will also be unveiled.
The demand has been overwhelming at Good Records for The Beatles'
remasters. So much so they have decided to host an event from 8pm to
Midnight on Tuesday 9/8/09 enabling people to be the first to get these
aural delights in their hands in the Dallas, Denton, and Forth Worth
In order to celebrate/commemorate the event Good Records will be screening
a megamix of Magical Mystery Tour, Yellow Submarine, Help, Hard Day's
Night, and Anthology as well as hosting a Beatles Rock Band tournament
with the grand prize winner receiving a stereo box set of the complete
Beatles catalog beginning at 8pm.
Then beginning at 10pm those in attendance will be in for a treat. A Hard
Night's Day who has been around for 15 years now will be performing all
the Beatles hits in full regalia. They consistently take home the best
cover band prize from the Dallas Observer, most recently winning in 2009.
Bob, Mark, Paul, Carter, and Doug have been gracious enough to celebrate
the Beatles remasters by performing live at Good Records to close out the
event at midnight at which point Good Records will begin selling the
Paul McCartney has this to say about the remasters to Rolling Stone, "It
sounds like I'm back in the session. I hear John and think, 'There he
is.' You can almost close your eyes and see him."
Good Records is the best independent record store in Dallas. Established
February 7, 2000 Good Records is located at 1808 Lower Greenville Ave. in
Dallas, TX. Their staff is friendly and knowledgeable. They carry CDs: new
and used, Vinyl: new and used, DVDs, turntables and LP accessories,
t-shirts, posters, magazines, etc. You can find out more at