Recalling the Life of a Beatles Confidante The man who knew John, Paul and George before Ringo, who served as a confidante and business manager to all four Beatles and who helped keep peace in the band after it split up — Neil Aspinall — died this week. Beatles scholar Martin Lewis remembers Aspinall's life and work.
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Recalling the Life of a Beatles Confidante

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Recalling the Life of a Beatles Confidante

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The man who knew John, Paul and George before Ringo, who served as a confidante and business manager to all four Beatles and who helped keep peace in the band after it split up — Neil Aspinall — died this week. Beatles scholar Martin Lewis remembers Aspinall's life and work with Susan Stamberg.

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