Newly discovered Beatles tape sells for $23,000

Recording features 'fits of giggles' and rare takes

A tape recording of The Beatles that was recently discovered by a man in his father’s Liverpool attic has sold for $23,000, it was announced today (August 5).

The tape, which features John Lennon and Paul McCartney bursting into fits of giggles as they try to finish ‘I’ll Follow the Sun’, was sold to an internet bidder by Cameo Auctioneers.

The half-hour, reel-to-reel tape was recorded in 1964 and also includes versions of ‘I Feel Fine,’ ‘I’m a Loser’ and ‘Don’t Put Me Down Like This’, reports the Associated Press.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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