Архив за месяц: Апрель 2011.

Апрель 28, 2011

Beatles for sale John’s mic and Ringo’s coffee maker go under hammer

Equipment used by John Lennon in the studio where he recorded Imagine is to be sold at auction.
The collection from Ascot Sound Studios includes his microphones, tape machines and even Ringo Starr’s coffee percolator.


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Апрель 24, 2011

George Harrison Remembered: 10 Favorite Cover Versions of His Songs

As a member of the Beatles, George Harrison was lucky to get a couple of songs on each album. Yet, despite being overshadowed by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, Harrison wrote some of the band’s most endearing tunes. Once the Beatles split, Harrison’s explosion of solo hits — many written while with the Beatles — suggested that the two-song limit might […]

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Апрель 21, 2011

George Martin: From here to eternity

When George Martin gave a desperate Liverpool group one shot at glory, he brought Cliff Richard’s chart dominance to an end. Jon Savage on how one year – and one man – changed pop for ever

‘They made you feel good’ …
the Beatles and George Martin pick up a silver disc in 1963 Photograph: Chris Ware/Getty

‘This […]

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Апрель 20, 2011

Birthplace of The Beatles’ Ringo Starr saved after Grant Shapps intervenes

Ringo Starr from The Beatles has seen his birthplace in Liverpool saved from demolition after housing minister Grant Shapps stepped in at the last minute to halt plans to flatten 9 Madryn Street and 270 other terraced homes in the area.

Government officials had been set to give the go-ahead for plans to bulldoze […]

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Ringo Starr presents his All Starr Band 2011

Ringo Starr concert posters in Moscow and St. Petersburg

Ringo Starr concert poster in Moscow June 6, 2011 (Crocus City Hall)

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Апрель 18, 2011

Paul McCartney’s surprise Coachella appearance

Sir Paul McCartney stunned the crowd at the Coachella music festival by joining Afrojack on stage.
The Beatles legend amazed revellers at the Californian festival over the weekend when he popped up at the Dutch house DJ’s set in the dance tent and started spinning some tunes in the booth as girlfriend Nancy Shevell looked on.
READ […]

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9 Madryn Street

Supporters to urge council Tuesday to delay razing Beatle’s Liverpool birthplace

Campaigners battling to save Ringo Starr’s birthplace from being torn down will urge the Liverpool City Council Tuesday to grant it a reprieve as revised plans for the demolition of the Welsh Streets area where the home are presented before a council planning committee.
The demolition […]

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Dolly Parton looking forward to playing a Beatles song in Liverpool and seeing the best of Scouse style

Country legend Dolly Parton tells Jade Wright why she’s always got time for her fans

DOLLY Parton is the biggest star country music has ever produced.
She’s performed on a top-five country hit in each of the past five decades and won eight Grammys, as well as selling 175 million records around the world.

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Circa 1971: John Lennon writes a scathing missive to Paul and Linda McCartney in response to a letter from Linda in which she chastised him for — amongst other things — not publicly announcing his departure from The Beatles. There was no love lost between the two couples at this point and this angry note was just one shot in a volley that […]

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