Декабрь 31, 2014
HAPPY NEW YEAR ! i hope 2015 will be a good year for you.
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I’ve been talking about Happy New Year because it’s what I celebrate, but I hope you a wonderful holiday, whatever you may celebrate. I hope you have a nice day.
John Lennon’s anthem Imagine is a ‘heart-chilling vision’ that has misled the world about the causes of war, a senior Roman Catholic bishop said yesterday.(Mon)
Lennon’s song is just a lazy repetition of the ‘ill-founded belief’ that religion causes wars, the Bishop of Shrewsbury, the Right Reverend Mark Davies, said.
But the wars of the 20th century […]
Декабрь 23, 2014
Both John Lennon and Paul McCartney got some good holiday cheer Dec. 20 and Dec. 21 from the weekly Billboard charts and UK Official Charts released over the weekend as the two Beatles’ Christmas singles competed in annual Yuletide appearances on music charts in the U.S. and UK. And it was a case of win […]
Even fans who think they know it all already will treasure this forensic exploration of the Beatles’ songs, writes Paul Howard
Here’s an interesting fact. The period of time between John Lennon and Paul McCartney writing the ultimate 1960s bubblegum-pop hit, I Wanna Hold Your Hand, and sitting down to collaborate on their crowning masterpiece, […]
Декабрь 19, 2014
MORE than 50 years after first performing with John, Paul and George, The Beatles’ original drummer Pete Best returned to Birkenhead’s YMCA to officially name its community radio station.
On September 8 1962, the band played to a packed crowd at the Birkenhead YMCA in Whetstone Lane. Just a few weeks later at Abbey Road […]
Декабрь 18, 2014
The Recording Academy announced on Dec. 18 that George Harrison will be awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award during Grammy Week in February. An invitation-only ceremony for the award winners will be held Feb. 7. The Recording Academy announced on Dec. 18 that George Harrison will be awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award during Grammy Week in February. An invitation-only […]
No longer just the pretty face who caught Paul’s eye, Linda McCartney has bigger things in mind
Linda McCartney, December 1974. Photograph: Frank Martin for the Guardian
Paul and Linda McCartney were standing in the wings at the Top of the Pops rehearsal and singing along with the music. They had just finished their own number, […]