Архив за месяц: Февраль 2011.

Февраль 28, 2011

The Beatles only have one Academy Award on their shelf in their career

Given the fact the Beatles were more music than film oriented, maybe it’s no surprise that they have won one Academy Award in their long career.
In 1970, they won best original song socre for “Let It Be.” Nominated but not winning were “Scrooge,”
“The Baby Maker,” “A Boy Named Charlie Brown” and “Darling Lili.”But maybe even […]

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Февраль 26, 2011

George Harrison Gets Back: Rolling Stone’s 1987 Cover Story

The mystical ex-Beatle, when he was riding ‘Cloud Nine’ back into the material world

“I didn’t think it was that stupid,” mutters a puzzled George Harrison during a halt in a video shoot, as a battery of eight Warner Bros. Records employees hastens to reassure him. The mood in the sky-lighted, wood-paneled room at Warner […]

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Февраль 25, 2011

George Harrison’s Best Beatles Songs

Though Lennon-McCartney wrote the vast majority of Beatles’ tunes, George Harrison proved his compositional chops whenever he had the chance. On what would have been his 68th birthday, we look back on his some of his best-loved Beatles songs.

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Happy Birthday, George Harrison

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In honor of George Harrison’s birthday (February 25), we present a series of photos spanning the life and career of the “Quiet Beatle” who tragically passed away in November 2001, aged only 58. Long overshadowed by his more celebrated bandmates, John Lennon and Paul McCartney, George did not receive […]

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George Harrison’s Birthday

“I think people who can truly 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”-George
Harrison Четвертый и последний ребенок […]

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Февраль 24, 2011

Will ‘American Idol’ ‘Love’ the Beatles in Las Vegas?

Tonight, American Idol’s Top 60 travels to Las Vegas to tackle the Beatles catalog, using the Cirque du Soleil production of Love as a backdrop.
At least, that’s what’s going to happen for the first hour.
Though the Vegas trip initially was to take up the entirety of tonight’s two-hour show (8 p.m. Eastern, FOX), the drama […]

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Ringo Starr summer concert

The Swedish website Liseborg.se is reporting Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band will be performing June 10 in that city on their upcoming European tour. The tour is reported to run through the continent this summer.
Ringo Starr’s representatives, however, say the date has yet to be confirmed and tour stops and other […]

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Paul McCartney Commissioned to Write Ballet”I’m interested in doing things I haven’t done before” Beatle says of new project

Paul McCartney has rocked everywhere from rooftops to David Letterman’s marquee, but his next project is far more delicate: He’s been asked to write music for a ballet. Not much is known about the ballet, including which company commissioned the Beatles great to write it. However, McCartney tells the BBC he jumped at the chance to […]

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Февраль 23, 2011

‘Lost’ early Beatles photos on show in Prague

Images of the Fab Four on the verge of fame are shown outside the UK for the first time after being lost for almost 50 years

The Czech Museum of Music (České muzeum hudby) in Prague is showing a collection of recently unearthed photographs of the Beatles taken just before the group became famous. It is […]

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Paul McCartney tells remixers it’s ‘well cool’ to mash up the Beatles

EMI came down like a ton of bricks on Danger Mouse’s innovative 2006 Grey Album, a bootleg mash-up of The Beatles’ White Album and Jay-Z’s Black Album. The Beatles’ record company sent cease and desist letters over its use of unauthorised samples after more than 100,00 copies were downloaded.

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