“I Am the Walrus”
Album: Magical Mystery Tour (1967)
Call it a voyeuristic ride through an acid head’s mind, or call it a cryptic diatribe on capitalism. Call it his bait for all the tiresome song dissectors in the world. Call it what you will- the controversy and questions surrounding its genesis, its meaning, and its […]
“I Am the Walrus”
As anyone who is at all familiar with The Beatles knows; all four Beatles smoked marijuana and used LSD and as you can imagine they have been quoted many times on how they feel about these drugs over the years. In this post I attempt to collect as many of those quotes as I can.
Let audiophiles debate whether the Beatles albums sound best in the newly remastered, highly touted mono or in the fresh stereo editions. Or, for that matter, on the original vinyl discs.
To many of us aged 7 to 17 in 1963, the year the Beatles conquered America, the more exciting thing about the Beatles’ reissues is […]
Умерла Люси О’Доннелл. Героиня песни «Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds». Сын Леннона, Джулиан, нарисовал Люси, свою одноклассницу и принес отцу. Рисунок представлял собой девочку в небе, полных алмазов. Что, собственно, и послужило вдохновением для этой песни. В свое время о песне долго спорили, является ли она пропагандой ЛСД, или нет. Так как первые буквы […]читать далее...
If you’re not into Rock Band, you can soon get your Beatle fix in the form of a handbag!
Japanese designer and founder of Comme des Garcons, Rei Kawakubo is teaming up with Apple Corps Ltd, the peeps who manage the Beatles music catalog, to launch a new collection of handbags.
That’s an inneresting duo. Maybe […]
“Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds”Album: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)Composer: Lennon/McCartneyThe tinny vocals and trippy lyrics of “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” fit the stereotype for the drug-induced, psychedelic romps of other late 60’s bands. Lennon insists he didn’t intend to directly reference LSD with the song, though he was admittedly […]читать далее...
THEY revolutionised the rock world almost 50 years ago. Now the Fab Four, or what remains of them, are set to do it again.Their new release, The Beatles: Rock Band, is in the video-game arena and hit stores around the world last week, reaching out to a new generation of music fans while simultaneously […]читать далее...
Digital remasters of Fab Four’s work soar into sales charts in Britain, North America and Japan within days of releaseчитать далее...
Since the release of their digitally remastered CDs on 9/9/09, the Beatles have broken multiple chart records around the world. Consumers purchased more than 2.25 million copies of the Beatles’ remastered albums individually and in two multiple-CD boxed sets in stereo and in mono during the first five days of release (excluding non-traditional retail outlets […]читать далее...
British clothing company Ben Sherman is releasing a Beatles clothing line next February. The collection will include four Beatles shirts, four Beatles T Shirts, and a mod inspired Harrington Jacket.
The Beatles clothing line will include fashion elements like a 60s inspired paisley print with a modern edge, the Beatles iconic font, and silhouettes of the […]