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Roll Up!: Deconstructing Magical Mystery Tour

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Roll Up!: Deconstructing Magical Mystery Tour

Explore the music written for the Magical Mystery Tour TV show, as well as the additional songs that appeared on the 1967 LP. In 1967, the Beatles embarked on an ambitious project, writing and directing a one-hour film, Magical Mystery Tour. The music written for the film is some of their psychedelic best. Freiman delves into the creative process behind “The Fool On The Hill,” “Blue Jay Way,” “I Am The Walrus,” and other selections.

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Tickets: $10 (members), $15 (nonmembers)


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Thursday, Jul. 13 2017, 7:00
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Deconstructing the Beatles will be a filmed performance. The presentation may be paused, and sections may be repeated for multiple takes. Specific seating may be assigned to audience members for filming purposes. Audience applause, laughter, and cheers will be a crucial part of the show, so come prepared to have a great time! By participating in this program, you consent to be filmed and agree that the Jacob Burns Film Center, CultureSonar, and Abramorama may use your filmed/recorded image, without limitation or restriction and without payment to you of any kind, for all purposes in connection with Deconstructing the Beatles (including the advertising and promotion thereof).

Scott Freiman combines his love of the Beatles with his experience as a composer, producer, and engineer to deliver unique multimedia presentations about the band’s creative process. With rare insights, anecdotes, film clips, and recordings, he takes audiences on a journey through performances and recording sessions, allowing viewers to see and hear the evolution of groundbreaking songs and understand their lasting influence on popular music. Freiman has composed music for more than 10 films, as well as the Emmy-award–winning BBC/Discovery series Life.

This film is part of the Sounds of Summer 2017: Music Films, Old and New series.

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