I found a youtube post of a Beatles recording session from 1969 that purportedly included the mythical version of the Fab Four doing 38 seconds of “Little Piece of Leather” supposedly while rehearsing or learning or working up “Octopus’ Garden”. I listened (the visual is just a flat image — it purports to be an actual album cover — the material is listed as unreleased) but did not hear what was advertised. I did post on someone’s Beatles blog — I am hoping someone more in the know responds or hips me to this.
Stella has been feted recently by being the focal point of a play at the Tennessee Williams Festival in Provincetown “Jazz Funeral for Stella Brooks” by Terry Abrahamson and David Kaplan. I am hoping to help them bring this production to the Bay Area.
Stella will be turning 100 this November, around Thanksgiving. It would be a great birthday (centennial) present for her for her fans to hear this Beatles ditty, ie where Stella Meets the Beatles.
Eric Cohen made this rudimentary social network profile for Stella: