Архив за месяц: Ноябрь 2016.

Ноябрь 29, 2016

This Beatles record is the most expensive vinyl ever sold at auction

Ringo Starr’s copy of ‘The White Album’ was stored in a vault for 35 years

Ringo Starr‘s copy of The Beatles‘ self-titled 1968 album has been confirmed to be the most expensive vinyl record ever sold.
The first-ever pressed copy of the record was sold at auction last December for $790,000 (£522,438). Previous reports suggested that it […]

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Peace & Love: The Life & Times of Ringo Starr

Upcoming documentary of the most iconic drummer of all time Ringo Starr. Discover the man you never really knew.

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Ноябрь 24, 2016

Ringo Starr - The Art Of Drumming

One of the great things about Ringo: he knew his place. One vocal on most albums, two on a double and a few decent gags in the films, otherwise sit back there grinning and keeping the backbeats coming.
Ron Howard’s recent documentary Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years featured plenty of footage of […]

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Happy Birthday Pete Best 75 today

Randolph Peter “Pete” Best is an English musician, principally known as the original drummer for the Beatles from 1960 to 1962. Best was born in the city of Madras, then part of British India.
Born: November 24, 1941 (age 75), Chennai, India
Spouse: Kathy Best (m. 1963)
Music group: The Beatles (1960 – 1962)
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Ноябрь 23, 2016

Photographer Sues Playboy Over Fantastic Paul McCartney Mullet Photo

Credit: Michael Putland/Getty Images
Sometime in the 1970s, rock photographer James Fortune snapped a wonderful picture of Paul McCartney sporting a feathery mullet and a suspect mustache. The photo was, for obvious reasons, selected by an editor at Playboy’s website for a 2014 photo gallery called “15 Hilariously Awesome Celebrity Mullets.” Unfortunately, Fortune said he never […]

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Memorabilia: Blue vinyl White Album

 
This original ‘BLUE’ vinyl copy of The Beatles White album has been kindly loaned to The Beatles Story. It is the only version in existence according to Christie’s and Sotheby’s auction houses.
During the late 1960’s its owner was working for a West London record pressing plant that was printing a special order for the […]

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Ноябрь 22, 2016

The White Album

The White Album cover.
On November 22nd 1968, the Beatles released their ninth UK album The Beatles, more commonly known as the White Album. The US release was three days later on the 25th. This was the band’s first attempt at a double album, having written the bulk of the songs on their trip […]

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Ноябрь 12, 2016

Watch Trailer for George Martin’s All-Star PBS Series ‘Soundbreaking’

New interviews with Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Brian Eno, Dave Grohl, Roger Waters and over 150 more music icons featured in eight-part series

Before George Martin’s death on March 8th, the legendary producer and “fifth Beatle” aligned with PBS for an eight-part series titled Soundbreaking: Stories From the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music. For the […]

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10 Great Beatles Moments We Owe to George Martin

Producer’s key contributions to Fab Four canon, from Baroque “In My Life” solo to radical “Strawberry Fields Forever”

The identity of the true “fifth Beatle” has been hotly debated for half a century, but the strongest case can be made for Sir George Martin. The band’s trusted and loyal producer, Martin served as expert […]

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Flashback: Original Beatle Pete Best Appears on ‘I’ve Got a Secret’ in 1964

At the height of Beatlemania, the group’s original drummer appeared on the popular game show
Watch original Beatles drummer Pete Best appear on ‘I’ve Got a Secret’ in 1964.
Being original Beatles drummer Pete Best has never been easy, but it was especially tough in 1964 when Beatlemania swept the world and he had to watch […]

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