Архив за месяц: Март 2015.

Март 29, 2015

Meet the Beatle: A Guide to Ringo Starr’s Solo Career in 20 Songs

Since the Beatles called it quits in 1970, the three men who stood in front of the stage have had no problem building their legacies — John Lennon wrote the iconic “Imagine” and “Give Peace a Chance,” George Harrison released All Things Must Pass and spent time as a Traveling Wilbury, Paul McCartney headlines […]

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Ringo sets Twitter, TV appearances, Fab Four-themed hotel for sale

Ringo Starr announced on his Twitter account @ringostarrmusic March 26 that he’ll do a Twitter Q&A online with Billboard magazine and writer David Wild at 12:45 p.m. PT March 31 to promote his new album, “Postcards From Paradise,” which comes out on that day. “Get your questions ready!,” he wrote. Hash tag for the question […]

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At Home With A Pop Genius – Paul McCartney is on the cover of Q

Paul McCartney makes a welcome return to the cover of Q this month (Q346, above, photographed by Alex Lake), inviting his old friends – well, he was on the front of our first ever issue – round his gaff for a big chat.
As he prepares to haul his weighty back catalogue into various arenas […]

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Март 28, 2015

George Harrison’s sister added to San Diego Beatle Fair

She’s not on the official guest list, but Louise Harrison, George Harrison’s sister will be appearing at the  San Diego Beatles Fair Saturday, one of the event’s organizers told Beatles March 27. Harrison recently published her autobiography titled “My Kid Brother’s Band a.k.a. The Beatles!”
The book, published by Acclaim Press, tells the story of […]

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Март 27, 2015

45 Years Ago: Ringo Starr Begins His Solo Career With a ‘Sentimental Journey’

If anything, the first few Beatles solo releases underscored the group’s essential complexity.
After wild experiments with keyboards and soundscapes from George Harrison and John Lennon, respectively, Ringo Starr followed with a debut that explored pre-rock standards favored by his parents’ generation. Paul McCartney then issued his own homey, acoustic album. It was like they were […]

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Март 26, 2015

Ringo’s All-Starr Life: Inside Rolling Stone’s New Issue

Rock icon looks back on the Beatles and ahead to his Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction in our cover story

Ringo Starr   on his own for the first time since 1981 in our new issue (on stands Friday). The happy-go-lucky Beatle gets serious, tracing his whole life to this point, from his poverty-stricken childhood to […]

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Март 24, 2015

Beatles Sister Louise Harrison Departs the Midwest After 50 Odd and Entertaining Years

Courtesy Acclaim Press
Brothers George and Peter Harrison visit their sister Louise in Benton, Illinois, in 1963.
If it weren’t for coal, you would not be reading this. If it weren’t for coal, a British wife, her Scottish husband and their two young children never would have left their home in Inverness, Scotland, in 1956 and […]

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Март 18, 2015

Meet the Beatles before Ed Sullivan with reissue of Beatles first official book

It’s so “fab” and “gear” that a special collector’s edition of Meet The Beatles: An Informal Date in Words and Personal Album Pictures has been reissued. Here we get a behind the scenes look at what life was like for The Beatles before they hit it big in America and became a global sensation.
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Март 17, 2015

Ringo Starr announces new October tour dates, ‘Photograph’ book reissue

The cover of Ringo Starr’s new “Photographs” book.
Ringo Starr, fresh off tour dates over the past two months, announced on March 17 another string of tour dates with his current All-Starr Band, that will run through the month of October. The dates begin Oct.. 1 in San Francisco with the show postponed last week […]

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Happy Birthday to Pattie Boyd!

Pattie & George’s Rose Garden - photo by Pattie Boyd
“I went to great pains to set up a tripod in front of the climbing rosebush I planted in the garden at Kinfauns, but George got bored waiting for the shutter to close and it caught him looking away.” - Pattie Boyd, Wonderful Tonight
“This is […]

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