Архив за месяц: Январь 2017.

Январь 30, 2017

On January 30th 1969, the Beatles performed together publicly for the last time on top of Apple Headquarters, at 3 Saville Row, London.

On this day in 1969, The Beatles gave their final live performance, on the roof of Apple Headquarters.

The Beatles were joined by friend and keyboardist Billy Preston for an impromptu concert lasting 42 minutes. The Beatles and Preston played nine takes of five songs before being approached by the Metropolitan Police Service to turn the […]

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Январь 26, 2017

Drum kit used on The Beatles’ ‘Love Me Do’ goes up for auction

The song was the group’s first US Number One

The drum kit used by The Beatles on ‘Love Me Do’ is going up for auction.
The track was the band’s first Number One single in the US in 1964. Ringo Starr did not play drums on the recording, with session musician Andy White filling in in […]

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Amazing unseen photos show the Beatles record All You Need Is Love for a global TV audience of 400m people

Photographer David Magnus bore witness to some of the band’s greatest moments

The photos feature in an exhibition called The Beatles Unseen: Photographs by David Magnus, taking place Proud galleries in Chelsea between March 16 and May 14
A SET of amazing unseen photos show the moments The Beatles recorded their hit All You Need Is […]

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Январь 21, 2017

Beatles movie about Sgt Pepper album scores sales deal

EXCLUSIVE: Documentary marks the 50th anniversary of the seminal album

A new Beatles film marking the 50th anniversary of the iconic band’s seminal album ‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ is in post-production.
It Was Fifty Years Ago Today…Sgt Pepper And Beyond, directed by Alan G. Parker (Hello Quo), will be sold internationally by former IM Global […]

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Январь 20, 2017

Ringo Starr’s Peace Song ‘Now the Time Has Come’ Debuts as Free Download

Ringo Starr in front of the Capitol Records building on July 7, 2016 in Hollywood, Calif.
“Now the Time Has Come,” a song featuring Ringo Starr that debuted last September for the annual International Day of Peace, is being made available as a free download for the first time.
“Now the Time Has Come” shines a light […]

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Январь 15, 2017

Magic Alex Mardas Dies at 74

Magic Alex Mardas with Paul McCartney and John Lennon and others at Apple
Yanni Alexis Mardas, who was a friend of The Beatles in the mid 1960s, died on 13 January 2017 after a battle with pneumonia; he was aged 74.
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Январь 12, 2017

Beatles poster artist Tony Booth dies aged 83

 
Tony Booth was hired by Beatles manager Brian Epstein in the early 60s and hand-painted posters for the band’s shows
The artist who created posters for The Beatles in Liverpool in the early 1960s has died aged 83.
Tony Booth, from Moreton, Wirral, made the iconic signs for the Fab Four and other Merseybeat bands in […]

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Январь 7, 2017

Lennon’s forged Beatle newspaper autographs sell at auction

The front page photo shows Paul McCartney crowning the carnival queen in Northwich, Cheshire, in 1963
An old newspaper with autographs of the Beatles that were forged by John Lennon has sold at auction for £2,000.
A front page photo shows Paul McCartney crowning the carnival queen in Northwich, Cheshire, in 1963.
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Январь 4, 2017

Paul McCartney announces first tour dates for 2017

Paul McCartney, who’ll turn 75 in June, confirmed Saturday that he’ll definitely be on tour in 2017. The former Beatle announced the first three shows on the 2017 edition of his “One On One” tour will take place at the Dome in Tokyo on April 27, 29 and 30. “I’m really excited to be […]

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Январь 3, 2017

The Fifth Beatle: Paying tribute to George Martin

It’s a very sad day for Beatles fans worldwide. Sir George Martin CBE, known as “the fifth Beatle”, has died, aged 90.
The record producer who signed The Beatles and produced more than 700 records with them passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, his manager said.
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