Архив за месяц: Июль 2015.

Июль 30, 2015

British actor Tom Hughes cast as John Lennon in BBC radio drama

He’ll star as the iconic singer-songwriter in Radio 2’s ‘When Elvis Met The Beatles’

British actor Tom Hughes is to play John Lennon in a forthcoming radio drama.
Hughes, known for his roles in BBC One’s Silk and the Ricky Gervais/Stephen Merchant film Cemetery Junction, will portray the iconic singer-songwriter in BBC Radio 2’s When Elvis […]

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Июль 29, 2015

Sir Paul McCartney back in Liverpool for annual LIPA graduation ceremony

Among those receiving LIPA companionship’s from Sir Paul were Slade’s Noddy Holder, Travis star Fran Healy and Everyman’s Gemma Bodinetz

Sir Paul McCartney with newly named fellow companions (left- right back row) Scott Rodger, John Rago, Mark Featherstone-Whitty, Conor Murphy, Hugh Padgham (left- right front Row) Sharon Watson, Noddy Holder Sir Paul McCartney, Gemma Bodinetz, Fran […]

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‘Help!’, the film by The Beatles premièred in London on this day in 1965.

The world premiere of the Beatles’ second film ‘Help!’ took place on this day 50 years ago, at the London Pavillion. Over 10,000 fans greeted the Beatles’ black Rolls-Royce as it arrived for the premiere.

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Июль 27, 2015

Report: McCartney deluxe ‘Tug of War’ reissue will have 11 bonus tracks

An unconfirmed listing for the deluxe “Tug of War” has 11 bonus tracks.
The long-awaited deluxe version of  Paul McCartney’s “Tug of War”album will have 11 bonus tracks and be released this coming October, according to an advance and unconfirmed listing that appeared July 25 on Amazon.com. The release date for the disc, shown as […]

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Ringo Starr’s Jacket From The Beatles’ ‘Help!’ Sells For $46K

Ringo Starr during the filming of “Help!” in 1965.
David Magnus/REX Shutterstock
The black wool double-breasted suit jacket that  Ringo Starr  wore in the 1965  Beatles

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Июль 24, 2015

Peter Jones, Writer of Books on Beatles and Stones and Former Billboard and Record Mirror Editor, Dies at 85

Peter Jones, a widely-respected British music and show business journalist whose distinguished resumé included a 25-year association in senior roles with Billboard, died on July 10. He was 85.
Jones was a much-loved figure on the U.K. scene for decades, especially noted for his early support of The Beatles Dusty Springfield the Motown sound, and for introducing  […]

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Sometimes even former Beatles weren’t guaranteed hit singles. In the summer of 1981, George Harrison was coming off a major hit with his tribute to John Lennon, ‘All Those Years Ago,’ and its parent album ‘Somewhere In England,’ was a top 20 item on both sides of the Atlantic, and elsewhere from Austria to Australia.
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Rare shots of The Beatles’ first trip to America go on display at Soho restaurant

Fab photos: Two of the never-before-seen shots of the Beatles
Unpublished photographs of the Beatles taken on their first trip to America in 1964 have gone on show for the first time.
Collector Edward Adams, 55, has picked 20 images from his library of more than 1,000 candid shots of the band by photographer Joe Allen.
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Beatles and Elvis Presley: Story of Bel Air meeting recreated in Radio 2 play

Press Association - The Radio 2 play will revisit the Beatles’ trip to Elvis Presley’s Los Angeles mansion
The historic moment the Fab Four met the king of rock ‘n’ roll will be recreated in a new radio play almost 50 years to the day since it happened.
A Radio 2 play will revisit the Beatles’ […]

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Июль 23, 2015

Let It Be will not be out this year

Still not ready for prime time- Let It Be.
In  a recent birthday interview with Access Hollywood , Ringo was asked a question which we at WogBlog are very interested in: Is the “Let It Be” movie ever going to see the light of day? Ringo had this to say:
“Well, it’ll see the light […]

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