Music: I Wanna Hold Your Hand-Again'

"The Beatles are unforgettable," says Carol Singer, music director of WRKO in Boston. That remark may become the platitude of the half-century. It is seven years since the group's final album was issued, eleven years since they last performed together in public. Yet WRKO is only one of hundreds of radio stations across the U.S. scheduling Beatles marathons and playing such old faithfuls as Hey Jude and Get Back regularly. In record shops last week, three of the bestselling albums were by the Beatles—including a newly issued "live" recording made at the Hollywood...

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