Archive for the ‘The Beatles’ Category

Candy Leonard is a sociologist, Beatles scholar and author of Beatleness: How the Beatles and Their Fans Remade the World. She has spent years studying the effects of popular culture on human development, gender relations and family life, and is a qualitative research consultant to the healthcare and entertainment industries, with a focus on boomer issues. The   Read More …

Categories: Interviews, The Beatles

THE ‘FRESHEN UP’ TOUR 2018 – AUSTRIA CONCERT  Wednesday 5th December – Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria NEW ALBUM EGYPT STATION OUT SEPTEMBER 7th ON CAPITOL RECORDS “I can’t believe it’s been five years since our last concert in Austria.  We are really excited to be returning for what should be an extra special night.  We’ve got so many great memories of   Read More …

Categories: News, The Beatles, Then and Now

December 12th: Liverpool, UK – Echo Arena December 14th: Glasgow, UK – SSE Hydro December 16th: London, UK – O2 Arena New album Egypt Station out September 7th on Capitol Records “There’s nothing like performing in front of your home crowd, especially when it’s been a while. I can’t wait to finish the year on such a   Read More …

Categories: News, The Beatles

Sharing a title with one of Paul’s own paintings, Egypt Station is the first full album of all-new McCartney music since 2013’s international chart-topping NEW. Preceded by two of its tracks just released as double A-sides – plaintive ballad ‘I Don’t Know‘ and raucous stomper ‘Come On To Me‘ – Egypt Station was recorded between Los Angeles, London and Sussex,   Read More …

“Liverpool is the city where the River Mersey meets the Irish Sea. Because it is a seaport and the gateway to the Atlantic Ocean, it was a target and repeatedly pounded with bombs from Nazi war planes during World War II. As a result, more than ten thousand homes were destroyed. It was during an   Read More …

Categories: Reviews, The Beatles

The Beatles arrived in the United States on February 7, 1964, and immediately became a constant, compelling presence in fans’ lives. For the next six years, the band presented a nonstop deluge of sounds, words, images, and ideas, transforming the childhood and adolescence of millions of baby boomers. “Beatleness: How the Beatles and Their Fans Remade   Read More …

Categories: Reviews, The Beatles

Joe Goodden is a second-generation Beatles fan, a journalist, a blogger and paperback writer living in Cardiff, Wales. Formerly a senior online producer at the BBC, he is a music lover and founder of the Beatles Bible website. “Riding So High: The Beatles and Drugs” is Joe Goodden’s first book: “The Beatles’ extraordinary odyssey from teenage   Read More …

Categories: Reviews, The Beatles

Once a normal wall, since the 1980s Lennon Wall has been filled with John Lennon-inspired graffiti and pieces of lyrics from Beatles’ songs. In 1988, the wall was a source of irritation for the communist regime of Gustáv Husák. Young Czechs would write grievances on the wall and in a report of the time this   Read More …

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Today is about Ringo Starr, the fab Beatle,  the drummer, the artist, the actor, the genius, the mentor. Let’s celebrate Ringo by discovering 10 new facts about him: 1.He occasionally sang lead vocals, usually for one song on an album, including “With a Little Help from My Friends”, “Yellow Submarine” and their cover of “Act Naturally”.   Read More …

Categories: News, The Beatles
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