Tony Barrow

Tony Barrow  (11 May 1936 – 14 May 2016) was an English press officer who worked with the Beatles between 1962 and 1968.  He coined the phrase “the Fab Four”, first using it in an early press release.  (More from Wikipedia)

Again, from Wikipedia:  “The Beatles attended a press conference in Chicago, IllinoisLennon did not want to apologize but was advised by [Brian] Epstein and [Beatles press officer Tony] Barrow that he should.  [John] Lennon quipped that ‘if I had said television was more popular than Jesus, I might have got away with it’ but stressed that he was simply remarking on how other people viewed and popularized the band.”  


(September 2014)


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