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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 …

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Starting tomorrow, Proud Galleries is pleased to present ‘The Beatles Unseen: Photographs by David Magnus’ a moving documentation of the legendary band’s phenomenal ascent by photographer David Magnus, who bore witness to some of their greatest moments. This exhibition, featuring many previously unseen photographs, is a fascinating and deeply candid insight into The Beatles during   Read More …

When filming “Help!”, on March 13th 1965, the Beatles flew out to Salzburg, Austria to begin filming the film’s Alpine section. The Austrian scenes were filmed at Obertauern, where the band stayed for 10 days.                                             Read More …

On Dec. 8th, 1980, Mark David Chapman deadly shot John Lennon. At a 2010 hearing, Chapman recalled that he had considered shooting Johnny Carson or Elizabeth Taylor instead, and said that he chose Lennon because the ex-Beatle was more accessible, that his century-old apartment building by Central Park “wasn’t quite as cloistered.” The wrong man in   Read More …

Categories: News, The Beatles, Then and Now

Happy birthday, sweet 75! Ringo is mobbed by fans on Miami Beach during The Beatles’ first tour of the USA (GETTY IMAGES) 51 years later: Ringo speaks to his fans during a “Peace & Love” event to celebrate his 75th birthday in Los Angeles, California (REUTERS)  

Categories: The Beatles, Then and Now

The Beatles made history on this day as the only act ever to monopolize the chart’s top five positions: No. 1: “Can’t Buy Me Love” No. 2: “Twist and Shout” No. 3: “She Loves You” No. 4: “I Want to Hold Your Hand” No. 5: “Please Please Me” In the same Top 100 of April,   Read More …

The course “The Music of the Beatles” will track the musical development of the band, starting from the earliest days in Liverpool and Hamburg, moving through the excitement of Beatlemania, the rush of psychedelia, and the maturity of Abbey Road. While the focus will be on the music, we will also consider how recording techniques,   Read More …

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Hawaiian tunes for oldies classics: I Will (The Beatles) Bus Stop (The Hollies) Teenager in love (Dion): Daydream Believer (The Monkees) Dream A Little Dream (The Mamas and The Papas)

Some days ago I was listening to a Beatles mix on YouTube and suddenly Harrison’s “My Sweet Lord” caught my attention. It was similar to something else, an oldies tune for sure. Firstly, I thought it was a cover, but then I realized it wasn’t. It was Harrison’s own creation. Listening carefully, I finally discovered what   Read More …

Behind the legendary album cover, there are these rare shots for the Beatles’ enthusiasts:    

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