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Ноябрь 11, 2016

‘Secret’ Wu-Tang Clan album clips streamed

Controversial businessman Martin Shkreli has streamed two clips of a “secret” Wu-Tang Clan album online.
He had promised to share his entire music collection, which he says also includes unreleased Beatles songs, if Donald Trump became president.
But he streamed only two short clips of unheard Wu-Tang Clan songs on Periscope, and later deleted the video.
However, […]

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Декабрь 24, 2014

Bishop’s attack on Lennon’s Imagine: Senior Catholic says song is ‘heart-chilling vision’ that has misled world over the causes of war

John Lennon’s anthem Imagine is a ‘heart-chilling vision’ that has misled the world about the causes of war, a senior Roman Catholic bishop said yesterday.(Mon)
Lennon’s song is just a lazy repetition of the ‘ill-founded belief’ that religion causes wars, the Bishop of Shrewsbury, the Right Reverend Mark Davies, said.
But the wars of the 20th century […]

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Сентябрь 20, 2014

Ringo Starr displeased British Islamic State torturers called ‘The Beatles’

The three British Islamic State militants responsible for guarding foreign hostages are nicknamed “The Beatles” by captives because of their recognizable accents.
Ringo Starr would prefer they weren’t.
The European jihadists are reportedly the most merciless with their hostages. One source told NBC News, “Whenever the Beatles showed up, there was some kind of physical beating or […]

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Январь 31, 2014

Ask President Obama to recognize Beatles 50th anniversary.

Recognize the Beatles’ 50th anniversary of their arrival in the U.S.on 2/9/1964.

They changed our lives with their music.
President Obama, in a speech honoring Paul McCartney, said the Beatles “blew the walls down for everybody else. In a few short years, they had changed the way that we listened to music, thought about music and […]

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Ноябрь 28, 2013

Songs for the Philippines

Despite having been treated so badly while visiting the Philippines that neither of them has ever visited the country again, The Beatles have donated two songs to the new 39-track digital charity compilation album “Songs For The Philippines”. The album opens with “Across the Universe”and closes with “Let It Be”. This is one of the very few times Beatles […]

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Ноябрь 14, 2013

A Letter to Vladimir Putin in Support of Greenpeace

Greetings from Japan.
Check out my letter below to President Vladimir Putin which he has not replied to as yet. The Russian Ambassador kindly responded saying that their situation ‘is not properly represented in the world media’.
It would be great if this misunderstanding could be resolved and the protesters can be home with their families […]

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Май 23, 2013

Paul McCartney Supports Pussy Riot in Letters to Russian Authorities

Paul McCartney has written to Russian authorities in support of Pussy Riot as one member yesterday began a hunger strike after she was barred from attending her own parole hearing in person. The former Beatle sent handwritten letters on behalf of Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, asking Russian officials to consider parole for the incarcerated women.
“My personal belief […]

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Ноябрь 7, 2012


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Ноябрь 6, 2012

Happy Election Day, America! Here are the candidat we endorse…

Vote vote vote for Ringo….
If you are in the United States, don’t forget to vote! And if you can’t decide, you can always vote for Ringo! -

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Октябрь 18, 2012

The Beatles, protests with purpose, and optimism: why the Sixties were nothing short of a Golden Age

A confluence of economic and cultural wealth with political passion made the sainted decade a blessing for all those lucky enough to go through it

I almost missed the 50th anniversary of the day when the 1960s began, which of course was not 1 January 1960. I know because I was there. The mythic 1960s began […]

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