“We were taken to meet him [Muhammad Ali] on that first trip. It was a big publicity thing. It was all part of being a Beatle, really; just getting lugged around and thrust into rooms full of press men taking pictures and asking questions. Muhammad Ali was quite cute, he had a fight coming […]читать далее...
The night after it was announced that longtime producer of The Beatles Sir George Martin had died at 90, Paul McCartney and others close to the Beatles issued statements about him on the Beatles official website. McCartney’s statement was lengthy and heartfelt. “I’m so sad to hear the news of the passing of dear George […]читать далее...
Sir George Henry Martin
January 3rd 1926 - March 8th 2016
George Martin: Incredible music producer, arranger, composer, and as a person as a whole. Thank you so much for all of your contributions to not just The Beatles, but to music in general.
Rest in peace.
JOHN WINSTON ONO LENNON
October 9th, 1940 - December 8th, 1980 ∞
“He’s only sleeping”
“Far too early for tears.
Don’t think there’s anything or anyone I could possibly love more than I do John and his music.
Rest In Peace dear Johnny. Please rest in the most beautiful serene peace, beyond any kind of peace you could have […]
“I think people who truly can live a life in music are telling the world, ‘You can have my love, you can have my smiles. Forget the bad parts, you don’t need them. Just take the music, the goodness, because it’s the very best, and it’s the part I give most willingly”
On this day twelve […]
David Frost with George and John, 1967.
Sir David Frost died today of a heart attack at age 74. Although David Frost is not directly associated with the Beatles, he has a special place in my heart because I have always found the man intriguing by the way he incorporated his savvy personality into his […]
Church of England Children’s Society orphans make mop topped Easter eggs during a visit with the Beatles at London’s Scala Theatre, in England, on March 25, 1964
Have a happy Easter! Dear Beatles friends, It is my favorite time of year once again….Easter! A lot of people love Christmas and the Christmas […]
Beatle recalls their collaborations on orchestral pieces
Paul McCartney, Sir Richard Rodney Bennett
In a heartfelt post on his website, Paul McCartney remembered and honored his friend and acclaimed composer Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, who died in New York City on Christmas Eve.
Far from the Madding Crowd and Murder on the Orient Express, the two only met when the former Beatle […]
Ravi Shankar, the sitar virtuoso who became a hippie musical icon of the 1960s after hobnobbing with the Beatles and who introduced traditional Indian ragas to Western audiences over an eight-decade career, has died. He was 92.
The prime minister’s office confirmed his death and called him a “national treasure.”