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Январь 26, 2017

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

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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 Love for a global TV audience of 400million people.

The photos feature in an exhibition taking place at Proud galleries in Chelsea in March.

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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

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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 executive Tim Grohne’s Primal Screen.

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Январь 20, 2017

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

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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 on peace initiatives and drops this Friday (Jan. 20), the date of the inauguration of president Donald Trump.

Its lyrics include the line: “Now the time has come/Time has come for everyone/To lay down all your guns/And let the light of love shine on and on.” The song was created by Starr and producer Bruce Sugar and two versions are available to stream online, one by Ringo and friends Richard Page, Colin Hay and Billy Valentine, and another with Ringo and friends and Latin artist Fonseca.

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Январь 15, 2017

Magic Alex Mardas Dies at 74

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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

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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 the 1960s.
He died on Wednesday at Wirral’s Arrowe Park Hospital after a battle with cancer, his son Lee Booth said.
In recent years, Mr Booth made replicas of the posters for fans and had written a book about them which his son hopes will be “part of his legacy”.

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Январь 7, 2017

Lennon’s forged Beatle newspaper autographs sell at auction

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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

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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 taking the ‘One On One’ Tour to Japan,” he said in a statement released announcing the new tour dates. “We always have an amazing time there and the audiences have always been so brilliant. We have such special memories from our last trip and we look forward to making many more this time round. Let’s rock Japan!.”

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Январь 3, 2017

The Fifth Beatle: Paying tribute to George Martin

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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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Декабрь 31, 2016

Happy New Year from The Beatles!

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

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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

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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 More’

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