Архив за месяц: Октябрь 2011.

Октябрь 31, 2011

Paul McCartney to help restore Motown piano

(AP) DETROIT - During a summer visit to a Motown recording studio, former Beatle Paul McCartney wanted to run his fingers along an 1877 Steinway grand piano played by some Detroit music greats he considers idols.
“He was disappointed when we told him it didn’t play,” Motown Historical Museum chief executive Audley Smith Jr., […]

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Октябрь 27, 2011

The Complete Online History of The Beatles

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“The thing about The Beatles is that
they saved the world from boredom.”
–George Harrison
You want to learn more about the history of The Beatles, but where do you start? Studying The Beatles can be overhwelming since there are literally thousands of books that have been written about them, with new […]

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Октябрь 26, 2011

Electronic Pop by Paul McCartney

The Beatles at the Palace

Oct. 26, 1965: The Beatles go to Buckingham Palace to get their MBE’s but not before smoking a joint in the bathroom.

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Октябрь 24, 2011

Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell Party in NYC

Sir Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell party with a host of top society and celebrity guests at The Bowery Hotel on October 21, 2011 in New York City.

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Sir Paul McCartney launches first cookbook

If his latest venture is anything to go by, his former band’s hits should be renamed All You Need is Grub and Happiness is a Warm Bun.

Sir Paul McCartney will go head-to-head with Jamie Oliver today with the launch of his first cookbook, aimed at persuading people to eat less meat.
The former Beatle, who over […]

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Октябрь 22, 2011

5 Most Significant Live Beatles Performances

On a Sunday night not too long ago, a crowd of about 60 people stood elbow to elbow at The Britannia Pub in Santa Monica, California to hear some live music. Requests were shouted, hit after hit was played with uncanny tenacity, and the band’s most popular songs were routinely met with wild applause […]

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Октябрь 21, 2011

“Good Ol’ Freda” is the untold story of Freda Kelly, the Beatles’ trusted secretary and friend throughout their rise to fame

On The Beatles’ 1963 Christmas record, George Harrison gives thanks to “Freda Kelly in Liverpool.” The three other Beatles shout out in response, “Good Ol’ Freda!”
George is referring to Freda Kelly, The Beatles’ secretary from the early Cavern Club days when they were playing to audiences of 30 people at lunchtime, all the […]

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Октябрь 20, 2011

The Beatles’ days in Hamburg

“We were born in Liverpool, but grew up in Hamburg.” — John Lennon

October 20, 2011 (New York, NY) — Back in the mid-90’s, on tour as a jobbing minstral of sorts, I found myself in Hamburg, Germany. It was all I’d ever imagined, but I played my show and left for Paris. But I […]

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John Lennon’s Tooth — Yes, Tooth — to Be Sold at Auction

No. No, no, no, no. That was our initial reaction to the news that one of John Lennon’s teeth is going to be auctioned off to the highest-bidding weirdo.
Yes, that’s right — as the BBC reports, one of the late Beatle’s teeth will go under the hammer on Nov. 5 and is expected to fetch nearly $16,000. Thankfully, the […]

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