Архив за месяц: Декабрь 2016.

Декабрь 31, 2016

Happy New Year from The Beatles!

  HAPPY NEW YEAR ! I hope 2017 will be a good year for you.

I’ve been talking about Happy New Year because it’s what I celebrate, but I hope you a wonderful holiday, whatever you may celebrate. I hope you have a nice day.  
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RIP Allan

Beatles’ first manager Allan Williams dies aged 86

Without Allan, the Beatles wouldn’t have got to Hamburg, so wouldn’t have made ‘My Bonnie’ with Tony Sheridan, so Brian Epstein wouldn’t have been asked for the record etc etc.
Here is Allan with the Beatles on the way to Hamburg. The inscription reads ‘Their Names Liveth for Ever […]

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Декабрь 30, 2016

Watch Ringo Starr, Kings of Leon, Bob Seger Pay Tribute to the Eagles

Vince Gill, Juanes, Steve Vai also chipped in at star-studded Kennedy Center Honors event

An inter-generational ensemble of musicians convened to celebrate the Eagles and perform several of the band’s most famous hits at the 39th Annual Kennedy Center Honors earlier this month. The evening’s other honorees included Mavis Staples, James Taylor, Al Pacino and […]

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Декабрь 28, 2016

RIP CARRIE FISHER

Carrie fisher & Ringo
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Декабрь 27, 2016

COFFEE HOUSE Ringo’s no joke. He was a genius and the Beatles were lucky to have him

We’re closing 2016 by republishing our ten most-read articles of the year. Here’s No. 9: James Woodall on celebrating the musical contribution made by the forgotten Beatle: Ringo Starr
‘He was the most influential Beatle,’ Yoko Ono recently claimed. When Paul and John first spotted him out in Hamburg, in his suit and beard, sitting ‘drinking […]

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Декабрь 22, 2016

Two of Ringo Starr’s most notorious films are now on DVD

Ringo Starr’s acting career, which started with critical raves over his scenes in A Hard Day’s Night, veered off into unusual territory when he went for roles that were definitely not Beatlesque. Two of these films, both products of a time of free-form films, have recently become available on DVD.
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Sound engineer Richard Lush to take Q & A on Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

The Beatles Ringo, John, Paul and George from the Sgt Pepper days.
IT WAS 50 years ago today … when an 18-year-old Richard Lush was learning his craft as a sound engineer and working on the iconic Beatles album, Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Having started off his career mixing small sections of records such […]

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Classic John Lennon videos added to YouTube in time for Christmas

Videos for iconic solo songs including ‘Imagine’, ‘Jealous Guy’ and ‘Happy Xmas (War Is Over)’ are now streaming for free.

Yoko ono and John Lennon Credit: Getty
No fewer than 20 classic John Lennon videos have been added to YouTube in time for Christmas.
The videos for iconic solo songs including ‘Imagine’, ‘Jealous Guy’, ‘Woman’, ‘Working Class […]

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Декабрь 12, 2016

Album facts: No One’s Gonna Change Our World

On December 12th 1969, comedian Spike Milligan released No One’s Gonna Change Our World, a charity compilation album for the World Wildlife Fund. The album features songs by Milligan and various artists; most notable for Beatles’ fans however is the inclusion of John Lennon’s Across the Universe.
This was the first release of Across the […]

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Декабрь 9, 2016

Yoko Ono makes plea for gun control on anniversary of John Lennon’s murder

‘The death of a loved one is a hollowing experience’

Dear Friends,
Every day, 91 Americans are killed with guns.
We are turning this beautiful country into a War Zone.
Together, let’s bring back America, the green land of Peace.
The death of a loved one is a hollowing experience.
After 36 years, our son Sean and I still miss him.
Yoko […]

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