Архив за месяц: Май 2015.

Май 30, 2015

Paul McCartney’s tips for staying fit in his 70s - and it’s not what you’d think

The Beatles legend is still nimble as a ballerina and is as fit and healthy as ever - but what’s his secret?

Music icon: Paul McCartney marries Nancy Shevell
Nimble as a ballerina, with the skin of a particularly soft baby thanks to his wife’s moisturiser, Sir Paul McCartney is 72 going on 27.
He’s a father […]

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U.S.A. TV alert:

Ringo Starr’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame airs on HBO tonight (May 30) with Barbara Bach, Nancy Shevell, Yoko Ono, and Olivia Harrison in attendance

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The Beatles, “Three Cool Cats” (Decca Audition, 1962): Deep Beatles

Local band plays to local girls 1962 at Litherland Town Hall, Merseyside, Liverpool UK.
Growing up in Liverpool, George Harrison, John Lennon and Paul McCartney had unique access to American R&B singles. Being a major port city, Liverpool imported American instruments and records. As such, the Mersey Beat sound would be heavily influenced by rock […]

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Ringo Starr: “John Lennon, Klaus Voormann and I were one of the finest trios ever”

The drummer discusses The Beatles, Lennon and Zappa in the new Uncut

(Photo: Rob Shanahan)
Ringo Starr answers your questions in the new issue of Uncut, out now.
The drummer discusses The Beatles, Frank Zappa, his playing style and the recording of 1970’s seminal John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band album in the piece.
“It was incredible,” Starr says of the […]

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Май 27, 2015

The Rebirth of George Harrison

George Harrison, photographed for Somewhere in England by Brian Aris
By Terry Staunton - Express, 27 May 2012
“GILES MARTIN was born the same week in 1969 that The Beatles released Abbey Road, the only album to feature a hit single with George Harrison on lead vocals: Something.

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Май 25, 2015

Beatles exhibit coming to LBJ Library

AUSTIN — Fans of the Beatles, music and pop culture, rejoice! The LBJ Presidential Library announced a new exhibit opening in June.
The traveling exhibit “Ladies and Gentlemen…The Beatles!” is curated by the GRAMMY Museum and Fab Four Exhibits. It’s touted as the largest private collection of Beatles memorabilia in the world, featuring original instruments, […]

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Май 22, 2015

IM Global lines up ‘The Fifth Beatle’

IM Global, writer Vivek J Tiwary and Simon Cowell‘s Syco Entertainment will co-produce the adaptation of Tiwary’s graphic novel about the band’s manager Brian Epstein.
Tiwary, Cowell and IM Global founder and CEO Stuart Ford will produce The Fifth Beatle and have cut a deal with Sony/ATV Publishing for the use of Beatles music in […]

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Май 20, 2015

Happy birthday Astrid Kirchherr! (5/20/1938)

A truly beautiful person inside and out, who continues to create and inspire even in her 70s.
“(George) was a little boy (when The Beatles were in Hamburg). They were all so young and I was so different. I was a few years older, I had my own flat, my own car, my own career. They […]

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Май 19, 2015

May 19, 1967 - The Beatles photographed in Brian Epstein’s drawing room during the press launch for Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Shortly ahead of the release of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, a press launch was held at Brian Epstein’s house at 24 Chapel Street, London. Around a dozen selected journalists and broadcasters were invited to attend the event. Several photographers were also present, among them Linda Eastman, who had met her future husband […]

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Май 17, 2015

If you happen to be in Liverpool to see Paul McCartney 28/5, you might be interested in this on friday 29/5