Октябрь 24, 2016

Cynthia Lennon signed painting of the Beatles being auctioned


The St. Thomas Lupus Trust, which   earlier this week,  has another unique item auction going. It’s for this  Cynthia Lennon autographed painting  of the Beatles from “Magical Mystery Tour. The painting was done by Cynthia herself and the Trust has used the design to sell notelets from. But the auction winner will get the original.  There’s a high bid of  £127.00, which is about $155.40 USD. You can bid  here. The auction runs through Oct. 31. Some info: The painting is in the UK. The winner either has to pick it up at Guys Hospital in London or arrange themselves for its transportation by courier. More details are on the auction page.


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Book news: New book to celebrate ‘Sgt. Pepper’ 50th anniversary


Author Gillian Gaar alerted us she’s contributing two chapters to a forthcoming book,  Sgt. Pepper at Fifty: The Mood, the Look, the Sound, the Legacy of the Beatles’ Great Masterpiece,” due to be published next year by SterlingPublishing in the U.S. and Omnibus Press in the UK (Amazon UK link for our British readers). Also listed as authors are Bill DeMain and Mike McInnerney. We’ll tell you more as the book gets closer.  Gaar is the author of numerous books about music, including  “100 Things Beatles Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die.”


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Октябрь 12, 2016

Lego’s New Yellow Submarine Comes With Four Perfect Beatles Minifigs

You’re going to want to set aside $60 for the first of November, because that’s when the next fan-designed Lego Ideas set will be available for sale featuring not only The Beatle’s iconic Yellow Submarine, but also amazing Minifig versions of Ringo, Paul, John, and George.

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Октябрь 11, 2016

John Lennon Is Getting a Comic Book Biography



‘Lennon,’ which follows the former Beatle through his life story, will hit shelves in 2017.

On the final day of 2016’s New York Comic Con, IDW Publishing unveiled a new graphic novel focusing on one of the city’s most famous adopted sons, with the announcement of Lennon, a comic book biography based on John Lennon’s life.

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Октябрь 9, 2016

Happy 76 up to the stars for you.

Happy Birthday, John Winston Lennon! You will always live in in our hearts (October 9, 1940 - ∞)

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Октябрь 8, 2016

As it’s feeling quite Autumnal…

Here’s some beautiful photos from Beatles For Sale taken in Hyde Park, London in Autumn 1964. A couple of alternate photos and the proper cover.

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Сентябрь 17, 2016

Apple Corps is sued over Beatles’ 1965 Shea Stadium film rights

Former Beatles’ promoter Sid Bernstein stands with new stamps at a John Lennon World Postal Tribute in New York, New York, December 8, 1995. REUTERS/Mark Cardwell/File Photo

Apple Corps Ltd, the music company founded by members of The Beatles, was accused in a lawsuit on Monday of infringing copyrights of a company claiming to own a master recording of the group’s famous 1965 concert in New York’s Shea Stadium.

Sid Bernstein Presents LLC sued before this week’s scheduled release in theaters and on Hulu of “Eight Days a Week: The Touring Years,” a Ron Howard-directed documentary about Beatles concerts from the dawn of Beatlemania through 1966.

Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan.

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Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr rock the red carpet at The Beatles documentary premiere

The two surviving Beatles were joined by Yoko Ono as they showed their support for Ron Howard’s film.

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr attend the London premiere of The Beatles: Eight Days A Week: The Touring YearsAFP/Getty

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr were reunited on the red carpet this evening for the London premiere of Ron Howard’s new documentary The Beatles: Eight Days A Week: The Touring Years. Featuring remastered footage from their live concerts, the documentary charts the rise of The Beatles from their early years performing in The Cavern Club in Liverpool to sell-out tours of the US.

The legendary singers, who made music history as part of the Fab Four were joined by thousands of fans in Leicester Square. Wearing a dark suit with a velvet lapel and black suede shoes, Paul, 74, arrived hand in hand with wife Nancy Shevell. The music idol stopped to sign autographs as screaming fans called out his name.

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Сентябрь 9, 2016

Turning down the screams at a Beatles gig

The Beatles album Live at the Hollywood Bowl, featuring the band’s shows in Los Angeles in the mid-1960s, was the first but also the last time the band was officially recorded in concert.
First released in 1977, and overshadowed by the sound of screaming fans, it has never been re-issued until now. Beatles Announce New ‘Live at the Hollywood Bowl’ Album

Giles Martin, the son of The Beatles late producer Sir George Martin, remixed the album at the Abbey Road Studios and gives an example of how they managed to reduce the screams.


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Август 28, 2016

Paul McCartney demo given to Cilla Black sells for £18K

rest-in-peace-cilla-black.jpgA long-lost demo disc recorded by Paul McCartney that was given to Cilla Black has sold for £18,000 at auction, the Beatles expert who found it has said.
Black, who died in 2015, had a UK top 10 hit in 1964 with It’s for You, written by McCartney and John Lennon.
McCartney recorded his own version earlier that year, which was delivered to Black while she was performing at the London Palladium.
It was believed to have been lost or destroyed until her nephew found it.

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