BBC to air long lost Beatles interview
Nine-minute chat between Lennon, McCartneyLONDON -- The BBC will air a long lost Beatles interview featuring John Lennon and Paul McCartney talking about the day they met and their songwriting partnership.
The film sat forgotten for 44 years in a garage in south London until film fan Richard Jeffs realized a piece of pop history was inside.
Experts were surprised to find the audio portion still usable for radio broadcast.
The nine-minute interview was recorded at the Scottish Television studios in April 1964 during the early days of Beatlemania. It will be broadcast for the first time on BBC Radio 4 on Tuesday and repeated later in the week.
On the tape, Lennon tells how he was playing with a skiffle band outside Liverpool when McCartney introduced himself.