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The Beatles’ Secretary, Good
Ol’ Freda, Breaks Silence
in Exclusive SXSW Interview

Daily Beast, by Marlo Stern

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Posted By:MissMolly, 3/15/2013 4:49:53 AM

The British broadsheets called it “the most coveted secretarial job in the world.” In 1962 a mild-mannered Liverpudlian gal by the name of Freda Kelly was chosen by manager Brian Epstein to serve as the Beatles’ secretary. She also ran the Fab Four’s fan club, sending their rabid devotees authentic gifts from the lads—ranging from signed photos to locks of George Harrison’s hair—thereby serving as arbiter of Beatlemania. One year into her tenure, the Beatles decided to craft a special little record for members of their official fan club. On it, Harrison gives thanks to “Freda Kelly in Liverpool,”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mushroom, 3/15/2013 7:20:47 AM     (No. 9226041)

Well good on her!
It´s a pleasant read, I admire her loyalty and that she seems to well grounded.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 3/15/2013 7:42:39 AM     (No. 9226069)

What a delightful article. And, a fitting end game for a loyal secretary.

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