Архив за месяц: Август 2016.

Август 28, 2016

Paul McCartney demo given to Cilla Black sells for £18K

A long-lost demo disc recorded by Paul McCartney that was given to Cilla Black has sold for £18,000 at auction, the Beatles expert who found it has said.
Black, who died in 2015, had a UK top 10 hit in 1964 with It’s for You, written by McCartney and John Lennon.
McCartney recorded his own version […]

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Август 23, 2016

“Bigger than Jesus” documentary

Facebook header of the new film project.
A new documentary is in the making, all about John Lennon’s “bigger than Jesus” statement and repercussions. The production, “Bigger than Jesus - The controversy that changed America” will include a vast array of interviews both in the UK and the USA - including one […]

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Август 22, 2016


“Ringo Starr Embodies Peace As He Leads Thrilling All-Starr Band” – Popmatters
“When we need it most, Ringo Starr brings ‘peace and love’…It was a night full of ‘magical musical moments’” – Nepa Scene
“The troupe truly played like a bona-fide band rather than a touring supergroup, clearly tuned to each other’s playing and adding just the […]

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Август 17, 2016

Ringo Starr becomes a great-grandfather for the first time at the age of 76

The Beatles drummer’s granddaughter Tatia Starkey has given birth to a baby boy

Great-granddad: Ringo Starr’s granddaughter has given birth to a son Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Ringo Starr has become a great-grandfather at the age of 76.
The Beatles drummer is celebrating the arrival of his first great-grandchild after granddaughter Tatia Starkey gave birth on Sunday.
Starkey, […]

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Август 14, 2016

The poignant story of Jimmie Nicol: The guy who replaced Ringo Star and lived as a Beatle for two weeks …

Nicol playing the drums in the background.
There is a guy that is best known for replacing Ringo Star for 13 days. This is is the story of Jimmie Nicol and it’s both poignant and exciting. The exciting part is that he got to be a part of The Beatles in the height of their […]

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Witness to a ‘Mad Day Out’ With The Beatles

When Tom Murray was asked to help out on a July 28, 1968, photo shoot, he had no idea what he was about to experience

The Beatles from The Mad Day: Summer of ’68.
One summer day in 1968—the last Sunday in July—the 25-year-old photographer Tom Murray had a remarkable experience. After only a few months working […]

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Август 13, 2016

Paul McCartney at ease singing John Lennon’s Beatles’ songs

40 years ago when Paul McCartney first returned to North America for his Wings Over America comeback tour, he performed a scant five Beatles tunes. Today, his three-hour concerts average about 25 of them. McCartney, who sings a tribute song to John Lennon as well as tackling George Harrison’s Abbey Road classic, “Something,” has also […]

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The Beatles, “You’re Going to Lose That Girl” from Help! (1965): Deep Beatles

From “HELP!”, recording Your Gonna Lose That Girl.
From “Besame Mucho” to “And I Love Her,” the Beatles demonstrated their love of Latin rhythms numerous times. Another example, “You’re Going to Lose That Girl,” is a hidden gem from the Help! soundtrack. Yes, it played a prominent role in the film […]

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Август 12, 2016


The Beatles mean more to me than any other human beings on this planet outside of my friends and (immediate) family. Is this admission a giant red flag for romantic partners? Yes. Does this revelation mark me as candidate for serious psychiatric help? Probably.
Naturally I followed the production of Beat Bugs, Netflix’s new animated children’s […]

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Август 11, 2016

Magical Mystery Tour bus joins colourful funeral service for Beatles tour guide

The Magical Myster Tour Bus outside St Mary’s Church, Little Crosby, Merseyside, to carry mourners for the funeral of Liverpool Beatles Tour Guide Phil Coppell
Pallbearers aptly dressed in Sgt Pepper outfits have bid a final farewell to one of Liverpool’s first Beatles tour guides.
Phil Coppell, 66, who died on August 1, had led countless Magical […]

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