Архив за месяц: Март 2013.

Март 31, 2013

Happy Easter, kind people of the world :)

Church of England Children’s Society orphans make mop topped Easter eggs during a visit with the Beatles at London’s Scala Theatre, in England, on March 25, 1964
Have a happy Easter! Dear Beatles friends, It is my favorite time of year once again….Easter! A lot of people love Christmas and the Christmas […]

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Март 30, 2013

JOHN LENNON’S LETTER TO ERIC CLAPTON SELLS FOR $35,000 AT AUCTION

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A draft of a letter John Lennon wrote to Eric Clapton on Sept. 29, 1971 asking him to collaborate on a musical project recently sold for $35,000 at an auction.
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John Lennon letter to Paul and Linda McCartney to be auctioned

Note penned after Beatles break-up expected to fetch £40,000

A letter written by John Lennon and sent to Paul McCartney and wife Linda is to go up for auction.
The note dates back to 1971, after The Beatles‘ formal break-up, and is expected to sell for around £40,000 in an online auction being run by Profiles In History. The sale will take […]

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The Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band history

30 March 1967, the Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band photo sessions took place at 4 Chelsea Manor Studios, 1-11 Flood Street, just off King’s Road in Chelsea with designer Peter Blake and photographer Michael Cooper.

NEWSWEEK’S SPECIAL BEATLES ISSUE REVEALS ORIGINAL ‘SGT. PEPPER’ COVER ART
Peter Brown, former Beatles manager, shows us an early print of […]

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Paul McCartney joins son onstage

Sir Paul McCartney surprised his son James by joining him on stage last night (27.03.13).
James was playing a small show at London’s Ambassadors Theatre as a warm up to his forthcoming US tour, and had recruited The Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood to join him on guitar for a track. However, he was shocked when […]

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Март 29, 2013

Henry Grossman - Places I Remember - My time With The Beatles

This special portrait of Pattie and George is published in Henry Grossman’s book, Places I Remember; My Time With the Beatles, in a huge double-page size, which unfortunately has the book seam ruining the middle of the photo. This is an online version of the gorgeous portrait.
Photographer Henry Grossman spent so much time with […]

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Март 27, 2013

Paul McCartney claims Oasis’ comparisons with The Beatles was ‘Kiss of death’

Veteran singer says bettering his former band is “not an easy task”

Paul McCartney has spoken out about Oasis comparing themselves to The Beatles, saying that he does not think any band can live up to the comparison.
Speaking about his influence on the Britpop era of music in the mid-1990s, McCartney told Q that he was happy to […]

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Март 25, 2013

Paul McCartney reveals original electronica plans for The Beatles’ ‘Yesterday’

Macca apparently approached Delia Derbyshire from the BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Paul McCartney has said that he originally intended The Beatles song ‘Yesterday’ to be an early piece of electronic music.
McCartney told Q magazine that he approached Delia Derbyshire from the BBC Radiophonic Workshop and wanted to collaborate with her.
Electronica pioneer Derbyshire - pictured below - was behind the experimental Doctor […]

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Март 22, 2013

John Lennon’s Bloodied Glasses Used In Plea On Gun Violence

Yoko Ono, the widow of slain Beatle John Lennon, has weighed in on the issue of gun control by tweeting a photo of the blood-spattered eyeglasses worn by the legendary musician when he was fatally shot by a deranged fan more than three decades ago.
Her tweet, on the 44  anniversary of the couple’s marriage: “Over […]

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Paul McCartney Announces First Dates of 2013 Tour

Paul McCartney announced via his website that his June concert in Poland is the first stop of a new tour titled ‘Out There!’
The worldwide tour will include cities in which he’s never performed.
The announcement confirmed he will be performing songs that span his entire career, including recordings as a solo artist, a Wings member and a […]

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