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Thelonious Monk: Monk Meets the Beatles

Read "Monk Meets the Beatles" reviewed by Ken Dryden

For years it was rumored that Thelonious Monk was asked to do an album of Beatles tunes, but now we finally have proof that it was actually made. In the summer of 1971, the pianist was approached by an English businessman to make a record of Beatles tunes as a surprise birthday gift for his wife. ...