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friedrich-ebert-halle

from the beatles posted in music by elvis_crabs

On June 22, 1961, the Beatles drove with Tony Sheridan of the Hurricanes to Hamburg-Harburg (a suburb of Hamburg) to record at the Freidrich-Ebert Hall. They were paid 330 Deutschmarks (around $75) to back-up Sheridan on his recording of "My Bonnie".

The single was released as 'Tony Sheridan and Beat Brothers' on October 31, 1961 on Polydor Records. It was released in the U.K. on January 5, 1962, and saw limited release in the U.S. on Decca Records.

The Beatles received a one-year contract from Polydor Records based on the strength of this record at their first session on June 22, 1961.

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beatlemania hamburg

from the beatles posted in music by elvis_crabs

Opened in May 2009, this is a museum conceived as a "Beatles experience".

It is located in the St. Pauli district, near the Beatles-Platz and the Große Freiheit, location of the clubs in which the Beatles played during their formative Hamburg period in the early '60s.

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dallas/fort worth international airport

from primer posted in movies by chewing_the_scenery

Final scene of the movie was shot here, filmed pre-9/11 which is how they were able to get away with it.

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richardson public library

from primer posted in movies by chewing_the_scenery

This is where Abe and Aaron do stock market research during their time traveling and also where half of the script for Primer was written according to writer/director/Aaron Shane Carruth.

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sonic drive-in

from primer posted in movies by chewing_the_scenery

If you're a nerd and you listen to the Primer dvd commentary, you will find out this was shot at the Sonic Drive-In by the Addison airport in Texas.

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