Архив за месяц: Октябрь 2012.

Октябрь 31, 2012

JOHN LENNON, GEORGE HARRISON AND ELVIS PRESLEY ON LIST OF TOP-EARNING DEAD CELEBRITIES

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It’s often been said that death can be the ultimate career move. But for our most iconic celebrities, the money can keep rolling into their estate long after they’ve gone. A new list from Forbes tracks the top-earning dead celebrities, with some classic rockers placing high on the list.
Perhaps […]

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Октябрь 29, 2012

Paul McCartney: Yoko Ono did not break up the Beatles

After 50 years, the singer tells David Frost that Brian Epstein’s successor was to blame for rock’n’roll’s most famous split

Yoko Ono and John Lennon
It was almost 50 years ago and in black and white that a fresh-faced David Frost interviewed a baby-faced Paul McCartney and asked him what the future held. “I’d like to retire soon, […]

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Октябрь 28, 2012

Legendary studio engineer Ken Scott on working with Beatles, Bowie

EVEN 50 YEARS ON, Ken Scott can’t really deal with the notion that the music he helped to create has affected millions of lives, has truly changed the world.
Nor can he fathom that many of those life-altered listeners would be curious enough to come hear the legendary record producer/engineer lecture (as Scott’s doing Tuesday evening […]

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Apple now owns the trademark to The Beatles’ Apple Corps Logo

Apple and The Beatles have had a contentious relationship for years. The Beatles Apple Corps company felt Apple’s logo — and the company’s eventual foray into digital music — infringed on their trademark Apple Corps logo. Then in 2007, Apple, Inc. and Apple Corps Ltd. finally settled trademark dispute. That settlement gave Apple, Inc. ownership […]

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Октябрь 26, 2012

47 years ago our Beatles became baronets!

Октябрь 18, 2012

All-Starr Band and Pacific Rim tour for early 2013

Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band will hit the road in early 2013 for dates in New Zealand, Australia and Japan, it was announced Wednesday.
The former Beatle will use the same All-Starr Band that toured North America this past summer featuring Steve Lukather from Toto, Richard Page from Mr.Mister, Todd Rundgren, Mark Rivera, Gregg […]

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Beatles manager Brian Epstein to feature in new comic book

Creator of Green Day musical to write story – and a movie is also planned

Greatest producer of all time, George Martin with the greatest band manager of all time, Brian Epstein
The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein is set to be told in a new comic book.
Epstein, who managed 
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The Beatles, protests with purpose, and optimism: why the Sixties were nothing short of a Golden Age

A confluence of economic and cultural wealth with political passion made the sainted decade a blessing for all those lucky enough to go through it

I almost missed the 50th anniversary of the day when the 1960s began, which of course was not 1 January 1960. I know because I was there. The mythic 1960s began […]

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Октябрь 16, 2012

John Lennon - John Lennon’s Imagine Banned From Funeral Services

John Lennon’s classic song Imagine has been banned from dozens of church funeral services in the U.K. over its controversial lyrics.
Despite being one of the best-loved songs of all time, religious leaders are declining to put the ballad on potential playlists at memorials because of the line “Imagine there’s no heaven”.
According to a recent study […]

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Октябрь 13, 2012

On John Lennon’s 72nd Birthday, A Look At The Beatle’s Whimsical Drawings (IMAGES)

  
Everyone knows John Lennon could write a song like no one else. But on what would have been Lennon’s 72nd birthday (and what is Sean Lennon’s 37th!), we tip our hat to the legendary singer’s other artistic talents. Not only was the Liverpudlian a famously quick song writer, he was also a prolific visual artist, churning out hundreds of […]

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