Beatles Expert Bruce Spizer Talks Beatlemania Passion

Carol Ruth Weber
6 min readJan 29, 2024

Renowned Beatles expert Bruce Spizer will be part of exciting celebrations to denote the 60th Anniversary of the Beatles' first appearance in the United States. The lifelong fan spends his workdays as a board-certified tax attorney and certified public accountant. At the same time, his other waking moments are devoted to his passion for the Beatles as an author, consultant, and speaker.

Beatles Expert Bruce Spizer Talks Beatlemania Passion
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The tax professional has 15 published books about the group and has been a Beatles consultant on multiple projects for Capitol Records; EMI; Universal Music Group; and Apple Corps, Ltd. With his expertise, Spizer has been sought out to be a featured speaker at multiple events to commemorate the group’s landing in America.

Beatles expert Spizer will be a featured guest at the 50th year of Mark Lapidos’ show, Fest for Beatles Fans, being held in 2024 at the TWA Hotel at JFK Airport from February 9 through February 11. He will not only serve on multiple panels with over 25 other Beatles authors but will also be presenting a stimulating seminar — Beatlemania exploded in America. Fans will also have the opportunity to purchase signed copies of the author’s books — including “The Beatles Are Coming! The Birth of Beatlemania in America” and “The Beatles Please Please Me to With The Beatles.”

On February 3 Monmouth University in New Jersey will be holding a Beatles conference, Get Back to 1964…The Beatles Come to America. Spizer will be a featured speaker at the symposium commemorating the exciting moment in time. The Bruce Springsteen Archives & Center for American Music is sponsoring the event.

Interview with Beatles expert Spizer

Carol Ruth Weber: What started your passion for the Beatles and what continues to drive it?

Bruce Spizer: Well, I first heard “I Want to Hold Your Hand” on the Newman School bus in New Orleans in early January 1964. I became an instant fan of the group and over the years continued interest in the Beatles.

I had won a class action lawsuit and with the proceeds I began replacing my early Beatles albums that had been attacked by roaches. They did leave…

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Carol Ruth Weber

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