Архив за месяц: Июнь 2010.

Июнь 30, 2010

Beatles drummer Pete Best signs Lennon Wall in Prague

Best with the John Lennon Wall on Kampa island behind. (ČTK)
Prague, June 29 (CTK) - Pete Best, former drummer of The Beatles, signed the John Lennon Wall on Kampa island in Prague’s historical centre Tuesday.
Later on Tuesday, Best had a concert with his current band in the Czech Music Museum in Prague that was held […]

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Coming To The Met: Ringo’s Gold Drum

On July 7th, former Beatle Ringo Starr will turn 70 years old—and starting on that day the Metropolitan Museum of Art will display his gold-plated snare drum in a special exhibition running through December.According to 1010Wins, ”the instrument was presentedto the drummer by the Ludwig Drum Company in Chicago during the Beatles’ 1964 U.S. tour. It was […]

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Июнь 29, 2010

New stripped down ‘Double Fantasy’ highlights John Lennon 70th birthday reissues announced by EMI

Eight of John Lennon’s solo albums and other recordings have been digitally remastered and will be re-released in October to celebrate his 70th birthday on Oct. 9, Capitol Records/EMI announced Tuesday.
The reissue project, overseen by Yoko Ono, is called “Gimme Some Truth” and will be launched on Oct. 4 in most of the world and […]

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John Lennon. Gimme Some Truth.

London, England – June 29, 2010 – Eight of John Lennon’s classic solo albums and other standout recordings have been digitally remastered from his original mixes for a global catalogue initiative commemorating the music legend’s 70th birthday, which falls on October 9.
Overseen by Yoko Ono, John Lennon’s “Gimme Some Truth” campaign will launch on […]

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Poll: To act or not to act? Which Beatle would have been more likely to succeed as full-time actor?

We were watching “A Hard Day’s Night” the other day and noticing the acting of each of the Beatles. Being it was their first film, there were some awkward moments, particularly in the train sequence. It’s one of the best parts of the film, but there are moments like this:
John: Hello, Grandfather.
Grandfather: Hello.
John: He can […]

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Июнь 28, 2010

Ringo Starr news: Ringo Starr is inducted into the Mohegan Sun Walk of Fame

 On Sunday, Ringo Starr became the 19th person inducted into the Walk of Fame at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Ct.


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Author of ‘Beatles Deeper Undercover’ tells how Fab Four helped out on other records

The current edition of “Dennis Mitchell’s Breakfast With The Beatles, the first hour of which is now available atwww.beatlesradioshow.com, explores the Beatles’ appearances on other artists’ records with author Kristofer Englehardt. His book, “Beatles Deeper Undercover,” (also available at Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.cain Canada) makes a comprehensive study of those guest appearances. The show  includes some of those songs mentioned in […]

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Июнь 27, 2010

Sir Paul McCartney Doesn’t Feel His Age

Sir Paul McCartney doesn’t feel his age.

The 68-year-old singer, who penned a track called ‘When I’m Sixty-Four’ with his former band The Beatles, still loves performing and claims music feels as fresh to him as it did when he was first starting out.
He said, “Do I feel my age? No. It feels weird to say […]

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Starr power

Ringo Starr has celebrated 69 birthdays and has received all the presents he could possibly want.
For his next birthday, July 7, the former Beatles drummer is asking his fans for just one thing.
“At noon,” Starr said, “I’d love everybody, wherever you are - in your office, on the bus, or whatever you’re doing - to […]

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Chicago author creates Beatles monster mash-up

CHICAGO LIT | Author creates musical monster mash-up starring the Beatles

In the fall of 1969, a rumor began to circulate alleging that Paul McCartney, of Beatles fame, had died. In fact, he was still very much alive. But that didn’t stop rampant speculation from spreading far and wide.Seizing in part on that well-known urban […]

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