Brian Matthew circa 1967
The Beatles had won The Ivor Novello Awards For 1966 but
decined to attend the 27 March ceremonies. Instead, they agreed to
accept the award on tape. The BBC's Brian Matthew interviewed
John and Paul at the start of this night's session.
LISTEN Part 1
LISTEN Part 2
Matthew was currently hosting the BBC radio program Top Of The
Pops and took this opportunity to interview John and Paul for use on
These interviews were recorded on reel E63372.
They were cut out of the reel and taken by Matthew.