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Февраль 13, 2017

Holy Grail: The record that launched The Beatles

The ‘Holy Grail’ record that launched The Beatles has gone on display at The Beatles Story today. The unique acetate record was presented to George Martin by Brian Epstein exactly 55 years ago, on February 13th 1962, in a desperate attempt to get the band a recording contract. It features the recording of ‘Hello Little […]

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Февраль 11, 2017

The Beatles conduct press interviews and photos on the train to Washington, 11th February, 1964.

A very young Beatles fan watches The Beatles on Ed Sullivan, 9 February 1964.
“When we got on the train, the press told us why we got such a great reception in New York. They said, ‘Ah, we came to kill you, but you gave as good as you got and we love that.’ They […]

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Февраль 7, 2017

The Beatles’ American invasion began on this day in 1964

February 7, 1964: The Beatles arrived in New York City for their first U.S. visit. They were greeted by more than 2,000 fans at JFK airport. On February 11, two days after their first live U.S. television appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show, their first U.S. concert took place at Washington Coliseum, in Washington D.C.

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Январь 30, 2017

On January 30th 1969, the Beatles performed together publicly for the last time on top of Apple Headquarters, at 3 Saville Row, London.

On this day in 1969, The Beatles gave their final live performance, on the roof of Apple Headquarters.

The Beatles were joined by friend and keyboardist Billy Preston for an impromptu concert lasting 42 minutes. The Beatles and Preston played nine takes of five songs before being approached by the Metropolitan Police Service to turn the […]

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Январь 26, 2017

Amazing unseen photos show the Beatles record All You Need Is Love for a global TV audience of 400m people

Photographer David Magnus bore witness to some of the band’s greatest moments

The photos feature in an exhibition called The Beatles Unseen: Photographs by David Magnus, taking place Proud galleries in Chelsea between March 16 and May 14
A SET of amazing unseen photos show the moments The Beatles recorded their hit All You Need Is […]

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Январь 21, 2017

Beatles movie about Sgt Pepper album scores sales deal

EXCLUSIVE: Documentary marks the 50th anniversary of the seminal album

A new Beatles film marking the 50th anniversary of the iconic band’s seminal album ‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ is in post-production.
It Was Fifty Years Ago Today…Sgt Pepper And Beyond, directed by Alan G. Parker (Hello Quo), will be sold internationally by former IM Global […]

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Январь 15, 2017

Magic Alex Mardas Dies at 74

Magic Alex Mardas with Paul McCartney and John Lennon and others at Apple
Yanni Alexis Mardas, who was a friend of The Beatles in the mid 1960s, died on 13 January 2017 after a battle with pneumonia; he was aged 74.

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Январь 7, 2017

Lennon’s forged Beatle newspaper autographs sell at auction

The front page photo shows Paul McCartney crowning the carnival queen in Northwich, Cheshire, in 1963
An old newspaper with autographs of the Beatles that were forged by John Lennon has sold at auction for £2,000.
A front page photo shows Paul McCartney crowning the carnival queen in Northwich, Cheshire, in 1963.

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Декабрь 22, 2016

Sound engineer Richard Lush to take Q & A on Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

The Beatles Ringo, John, Paul and George from the Sgt Pepper days.
IT WAS 50 years ago today … when an 18-year-old Richard Lush was learning his craft as a sound engineer and working on the iconic Beatles album, Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Having started off his career mixing small sections of records such […]

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Декабрь 12, 2016

Album facts: No One’s Gonna Change Our World

On December 12th 1969, comedian Spike Milligan released No One’s Gonna Change Our World, a charity compilation album for the World Wildlife Fund. The album features songs by Milligan and various artists; most notable for Beatles’ fans however is the inclusion of John Lennon’s Across the Universe.
This was the first release of Across the […]

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