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On this month's Cassette Commotion show, we listen to a found tape containing a radio program devoted to the "Paul Is Dead" hoax/mystery.
On 17 September 1969, an article titled "Is Beatle Paul McCartney Dead?" was published in the student newspaper of Drake University in Iowa. The article described a rumor that had been circulating on campus that Paul was dead. At that point the rumor included numerous "clues" from recent Beatles albums, including the "turn me on, dead man" message heard when "Revolution 9" from the White Album is played backwards.
I included many appropriate Beatles songs for your listening pleasure ...