Архив за месяц: Июнь 2012.

Июнь 30, 2012

Ringo Starr Is Selling His Pictures and Donating the Proceeds to Charities

The former Beatles drummer may not be a great artist, but by funneling the profits from his pictures into charities, he’s joined the cutting edge of the art world, where artists blending their art with social action is called “relational aesthetics,’ Blake Gopnik writes.

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Is Ringo Starr Even More Bonkers Than Courtney Love On Twitter?

One of the problems with Twitter is that it’s not a great place to be if you’re a tiny bit bonkers. This is because unless you’ve got an assistant who tweets for you (and by the way, along with celebrity journalist, that shouldn’t be a job), everyone will know almost instantly how broken your mind […]

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Июнь 28, 2012

Ringo Starr:’My Sons Won’t Be Part Of Beatles Kids Band’

Auction winners…

…can meet Ringo Starr or get guitar lesson from James McCartney

A meet-and-greet with Ringo Starr at upcoming concerts by Ringo and his All-Starr Band is among the prizes available in a series of charity auctions now underway for the David Lynch Foundation.

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With a little help from his friends, Ringo Starr cranked up the 13th-edition All-Starr Band last week in Niagara Falls, gassed it up, and is taking it on the road…
The sumptuous 2012 model All-Starr Band includes “newcomers” Steve Lukather (Toto) and Gregg Rolie (Santana, Journey) alongside veterans Todd Rundgren, Richard Page, Mark Rivera and Gregg […]

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Июнь 27, 2012

Paul McCartney On Meat Free Mondays

Paul McCartneyhas posted a new video supporting the Meat Free Monday campaign.
Sir Paul McCartneyhas spent decades advocating the health benefits of a meat free diet. Now the singer has posted a fresh video, throwing his support behind a new scheme in British schools.
Meat Free Monday invites schools to remove meat from their menu each […]

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Tim & Rosemary Leary, John Lennon & Yoko Ono in conversation in 1969 - released for 1st time today

Timothy Leary’s longtime archivist, has permitted the Timothy Leary Archives website to publish a transcription of a tape recorded conversation between Dr. Leary and his wife Rosemary, and John Lennon and Yoko Ono, made during John and Yoko’s Bed-In for Peace in Montreal, May 1969. Tim had given it to Michael, in 1984, as […]

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Newsweek Scans Part 2

Scanning the pages of the Newsweek Beatles commemorative issue.


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Beatles Blamed for Drug Epidemics in Russia

The rampant drug abuse in modern Russia can be traced to the Beatles and their experiments with psychedelics, the country’s top substance abuse official said on Monday.
“After the Beatles traveled to Indian ashrams to expand their consciousness, they introduced the idea of changing your mental condition through drugs to the populace,” Yevgeny Bryun said.
“When business […]

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Июнь 25, 2012


Monday night will see a meeting of two of the key pieces of two of the biggest bands of all time. Sir Paul McCartneywill drop by the U.K. television series hosted by Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood
The ‘Ronnie Wood Show’ launched in the U.K. on Sky Arts HD back in February, with the Rolling Stones great expanding upon […]

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