Архив за месяц: Февраль 2010.

Февраль 25, 2010

Life-size statue of John Lennon for sale

A life-size statue of John Lennon by artist Brett-Livingstone Strong which was begun six months before his death is now for sale.
From the description of the statue on the artist’s website:

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Февраль 9, 2010

Today In Music History: The Beatles Perform On Ed Sullivan On Feb. 9, 1964

The Beatles made their legendary appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show on this date in 1964.The band had arrived in the United States for the first time two days earlier and were greeted by thousands of screaming fans at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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RINGO STARR - RINGO AWARDED STARR/ Ringo Starr announces tour dates with All-Starr Band

Ringo Starr and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
Former Beatle, Ringo Starr receives a star at the 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Walk Of Fame. Hollywood, CaliforniaRingo Starr has been awarded his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.Ringo Starr was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday (08.02.10).The Beatles drummer unveiled […]

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Февраль 7, 2010

The Great Hoax: The Beatles Death Curse

Stars never actually fall. Especially rock stars. They stay alive not only in the fans’ memories, however, when they do die, as prescribed by nature; the rumour that they are certainly still alive is undoubtedly and strangely raised. The ’star’ made it intentionally: he or she, just wanted to retire to private life or hide […]

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Co-Starring London: A Hard Day’s Night

Films with London in the title aren’t the only films about London - there are also loads of films that feature London, almost as a co-star. In this series, we’ll take a look at those films - both the good and the very, very bad.
A Hard Day’s Night (1964)
Director: Richard Lester
Starring: George Harrison, John […]

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Февраль 6, 2010

Ringo tickets: Success stories and struggles on first day of public sale

As usual in trying to get tickets online, there are smiles and frustrations. Here are a few from Friday’s opening of the public sale of tickets to Ringo Starr’s July 7 Radio City Music Hall 70th birthday show:
Beatletom (on both presale and regular sale): PRE-SALE for the Radio City Music Hall show on July 7th […]

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Февраль 5, 2010

And the Beatle goes on

Backbeat, the film about Stuart Sutcliffe, the fifth Beatle, and the band’s Hamburg years, has been retooled for stage
The practice room in Kensington doesn’t look much like a crucible of musical history, but that’s what it’s about to become. We’re a fortnight into rehearsals for Backbeat, Iain Softley’s stage version of his 1994 film about […]

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Февраль 4, 2010

The Day They Shot John Lennon

WHERE were you when John Lennon was shot? How did you feel upon hearing your first Beatles’ song?
The play takes place in the street in front of the Manhattan apartment house where John Lennon was shot to death. Deeply moved and shocked by this awful event, many New Yorkers spontaneously assembled there to pay tribute […]

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Tokyo’s John Lennon Museum to close

TOKYO — The world’s only authorised John Lennon Museum, on the outskirts of Tokyo, will close its doors in September when a deal with his widow Yoko Ono ends, the operator said Thursday.

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Ringo Starr Radio City pre-sale now on - and the password is …

 The pre-sale for Ringo Starr’s 70th birthday concert at Radio City Music Hall on July 7 began at 9 a.m. ET today.
The pre-sale page for tickets is here. The presale password is reported to beHEPEACE. We heard from one reader, however, who said only a few tickets were available. We’d like to hear from anyone who […]

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