Архив за месяц: Май 2013.

Май 24, 2013

John Lennon does not need any definition: Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton - the musician, a living icon, talked about his music, his memories of John Lennon, his influences and a lot more in candid chat with TOI. Excerpts:
What inspired you creatively to cut this new album?
I think when I was making this album I wanted to have everything that belonged to an […]

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Май 23, 2013

Paul McCartney Supports Pussy Riot in Letters to Russian Authorities

Paul McCartney has written to Russian authorities in support of Pussy Riot as one member yesterday began a hunger strike after she was barred from attending her own parole hearing in person. The former Beatle sent handwritten letters on behalf of Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, asking Russian officials to consider parole for the incarcerated women.
“My personal belief […]

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John Lennon’s gypsy caravan rediscovered in Ascot house

A KEY piece of Beatles memorabilia has been discovered in the garage of an Ascot house.
John Lennon’s 1967 Sgt Pepper’s Gypsy Caravan has been hidden from public view for more than 40 years.
But the Ascot News can exclusively reveal that the remains of the legendary caravan - which was bought by Lennon in 1967 for […]

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Beatles’ Biographer Donates Song Manuscripts to British Library

Hunter Davies, the prolific British writer whose 1968 biography of the Beatles – “The Beatles: The Authorized Biography” – offered a close-up and detailed, if somewhat sanitized, portrait of the group while it was still together and at the height of its power, has donated a handful of Beatles song manuscripts and John Lennon letters to the […]

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Май 22, 2013

Getting Schooled By Macca

New ‘free school’ opened with links to Sir Paul McCartney
Pupils will be taught at a state school run by Sir Paul McCartney’s performing arts institute under a radical expansion of one of the Coalition’s flagship education reforms.
The school is among more than 100 new “free schools” approved by the Government to open from […]

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Happy 75th Birthday Astrid!

Yes, I posted this a little late, I barely got time to do it but anyways, I wish Astrid a very happy birthday.
Just wanna say that she is a very gorgeous and wonderful woman. She helped our beloved Beatles a lot throughout their lived specially in their Hamburg day’s. She took care of them […]

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Paul Shows Support To Pussy Riot

Maria Alyokhina, today announced a hunger strike after being refused the right to attend her own parole hearing. Paul hopes that Russian officials will grant Maria the right to be present in court in the city of Berezniki.
Paul wrote handwritten letters to Russian officials in support of both Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who was […]

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Ringo Starr Has Flower Power

Ringo at the Chelsea Flower Show (May 20th 2013)
This afternoon Prince Harry showed his grandparents The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh around the B&Q Sentable Forget-Me-Not showgarden, designed by Jinny Blom, at the Royal Hospital Chelsea show ground.
Her garden represents the mountainous landscape, with a tribal house and roundhouse, but although the planting around […]

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Май 19, 2013

John Lennon regretted becoming too political

 
John Lennon, known for his activism around the world, regretted getting too political according to his childhood friend Joe Flannery.
81-year-old Flannery was one of the last people to have talked to ‘Beatles’ founder shortly before he was killed in December 1980, reported Daily Express.
Flannery used to handle the band’s bookings. His book contains […]

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Paul McCartney Hopes Testing Cosmetics on Animals Will Soon Be Banned Worldwide

Long story short, the musician is asking that people join Cruelty FreeInternational in their fight against the cosmetics industry, and demand that the practice of testing cosmetics on animals be banned worldwide.
Ecorazzi says that, according to said organization, as many as 80% of the world’s countries still allow companies to torture animals for this purpose.
Interestingly enough, ongoing […]

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