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Июнь 17, 2017

Yoko Ono to Receive Songwriting Credit on John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’

UPDATED: At the annual meeting of the National Music Publishers Association in New York on Wednesday, Yoko and Sean Ono Lennon received the organization’s new Centennial Song award for John Lennon’s legendary 1971 song “Imagine” — and Yoko received more than that. NMPA CEO David Israelite showed a video from 1980 wherein John said that […]

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Январь 26, 2017

Drum kit used on The Beatles’ ‘Love Me Do’ goes up for auction

The song was the group’s first US Number One

The drum kit used by The Beatles on ‘Love Me Do’ is going up for auction.
The track was the band’s first Number One single in the US in 1964. Ringo Starr did not play drums on the recording, with session musician Andy White filling in in […]

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Ноябрь 29, 2016

This Beatles record is the most expensive vinyl ever sold at auction

Ringo Starr’s copy of ‘The White Album’ was stored in a vault for 35 years

Ringo Starr‘s copy of The Beatles‘ self-titled 1968 album has been confirmed to be the most expensive vinyl record ever sold.
The first-ever pressed copy of the record was sold at auction last December for $790,000 (£522,438). Previous reports suggested that it […]

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Октябрь 29, 2016

John Lennon MBE return letter valued at £60k

The letter was originally discovered inside a record sleeve
A letter John Lennon wrote to the Queen explaining why he was returning his MBE was found tucked in a record sleeve from a £10 car boot haul.
The anonymous owner took the document to a valuation day at The Beatles Story in Liverpool on Wednesday - […]

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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.  […]

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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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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 […]

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Август 5, 2016

Fort Perch Rock treasure trove of memorabilia up for sale

Items going under the hammer include George Harrison suitcase

Memorabilia from a repossession from a museum in New Brighton, Wirral will be auctioned in Ewloe on Monday 8th August. Des Lewis with a signed Beatles caricature by Tony Booth.
A Wirral treasure trove of rock and roll memorabilia - including a suitcase left by Beatle George Harrison […]

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Август 4, 2016

Court win for Sony over Beatles catalogue

A merger deal would give Sony full control of the rights to a music publishing giant with millions of songs, including the song catalogue of The Beatles.
The European Commission has cleared a proposed $US750 million ($A986 million) acquisition by Sony of sole control of the Sony/ATV music catalogue owned by the Michael Jackson estate.
The […]

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Август 3, 2016

First look inside Sgt Pepper’s bar and restaurant on Mathew Street

 
New Beatles themed bar and grill now welcoming in its first fab four fans

New Sgt Peppers bar and restaurant on Mathew street, Liverpool
Step inside Liverpool’s newest homage to The Beatles.
Sgt Peppers on Mathew Street is a new complex, on the same side of the famous street as The Cavern, featuring a bar, restaurant, music […]

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