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A Beatles Christmas present for their fans

The Beatles will have a new double album in the stores in time for Christmas, compiled from tracks recorded before the height of their fame.

EMI Records said Friday that the album, Live At The BBC, would be released worldwide on Nov. 30.

Thirty of the 56 songs on the album were never recorded by EMI, and most of the cuts come from stage appearances in the group's hometown of Liverpool and in Hamburg, Germany, EMI said.

Among the songs never recorded by EMI are I Got a Woman, Too Much Monkey Business, Youngblood, That's All Right (Mama), Lucille, Hippy Hippy Shake, Glad All Over, I Forgot to Remember to Forget and Don't Ever Change.

More familiar Beatle fare includes From Us to You, Can't Buy Me Love, A Hard Day's Night, Matchbox and I'm a Loser.

EMI said the album was put together by George Martin, who produced all The Beatles' studio recordings for EMI.