Архив за месяц: Август 2010.

Август 29, 2010

Beatles’ Last Concert Candlestick Park (VIDEO) 44 Years Ago Today!

Beatles last concert, Candlestick Park (VIDEO) The Beatles last concert was held in Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California on August 29, 1966, a whopping 44 years ago today!
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Август 28, 2010

John Lennon’s loo fetches £9,500 at auction for Beatles fans

Overseas buyer splashes out for toilet Lennon told builder to use as ‘a plant pot’

The porcelain toilet from Tittenhurst Park, Lennon’s Berkshire home between 1969 and 1972, was sold for £9,500 at auction. Photograph: Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts/PA
A porcelain lavatory which John Lennon told a builder to use as a “plant pot” has fetched £9,500 […]

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Julian Lennon to be honored by Lupus Foundation; Beatles on steel drums?

JULIAN LENNON HONOR: Julian Lennon, Peggy Conlon,
president and chief executive offficer of the Advertising Council,
and the Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation will be honored at a
special Sept. 14 Butterfly Gala by the Lupus Foundation in New York City.
Lennon will be honored “for his efforts to bring lupus to the forefront of
popular culture, raise […]

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Август 27, 2010

John Lennon ‘Double Fantasy Stripped Down’ artwork released

The cover for “Double Fantasy Stripped Down.”
Photo: EMI/Capitol Records

The cover photo for “Double Fantasy Stripped Down,” to be released Oct. 5, is now on Amazon.com. The new release will pair new versions of the album songs with Lennon’s original remastered mix of the album.
“‘Double Fantasy Stripped Down’ really allows us to focus our attention on John’s amazing […]

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Cirque du Soleil arrives at the Hard Days Night Hotel

The world famous performance group Cirque Du Soleil is displaying 14 costumes from its hugely successful Las Vegas Beatles show LOVE at Liverpool’s Hard Days Night Hotel. The costumes, which were designed by French costume designer Phillipe Guillotel, will be displayed in a exhibition at the Hard Days Night Hotel Shop, and include those from […]

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Август 26, 2010

John Lennon 70th Birthday Bash at Radio City Music Hall

Liverpool won’t be the only city having a 70th Birthday bash for John Lennon. His adopted home town of New York City will also pay tribute to the music great with a celebration at Radio City Music Hall. Here is the official word:On September 25th at legendary Radio City Music Hall in New York City, The Fab Faux […]

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Day Trip: Abbey Road on the River

Beatles event being held for first time at National Harbor
As summer winds down, Marylanders can rev up for one more huzzah in the form of Abbey Road on the River, said to be the largest Beatles tribute festival in the world, which lands at National Harbor this week.The five-day event, staged originally in Kentucky, is […]

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Rollling Stone’s Top 100 Beatle Songs

Rolling Stone released its first-ever list of the 100 greatest Beatles songs as part of a special interest publication that coincides with the 40th anniversary of the Beatle’s final album, Let It Be, and the 30th anniversary of John Lennon’s death. Topping the list, as ranked by the editors of Rolling Stone, is “A Day […]

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Август 25, 2010

Backers try to raise money through the internet to fund Beatle promoter’s film biography

The poster from the Beatles’ 1965 Shea Stadium concert.

Photo: Sid Bernstein Presents
The man who brought the Beatles to America, music promoter Sid Bernstein, is now the center of a social media campaign to help bring his story to the screen. The makers of Bernstein’s biopic, “Sid Bernstein Presents…”, have teamed with social media fundraising […]

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Август 24, 2010

Exclusive Macca Interview!

Paul McCartney has revealed how Beatlesdrummer Ringo Starr delivered him a letter in March 1970, co-signed by George Harrisonand John Lennon, asking him to postpone the release of his solo debut album so it wouldn’t clash with the scheduled emergence of climactic Beatle release, Let It Be.
Into an atmosphere of mounting mistrust between the still technically united Beatles, Ringo’s missive dropped like […]

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