The Real 5th Beatle Passes

Murray the K often got the moniker, but it was a former accountant turned road manager that truely became?”the 5th Beatle”. Niel Aspinall, who died on March 23rd, pre-dated Ringo in his relationship with the band became one of the Beatles’ most powerful behind the scenes forces. He is credited with collating?the celebrity pictures for the cover of the Sgt. Pepper album and even took a turn behind the microphone, helping sing the?chorus of “Yellow Submarine”. His biggest achievement: Pulling together the often fractious surviving Beatles for the production of the multi-media “Beatles Anthology.” He was 66.

Mar 26th, 2008 | Posted in Keener
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