Archive for the ‘The Beatles’ Category

… maybe the same musical decade, being part of the British Invasion, or maybe some music compositions, but they definitely have in common a vividly talented red-haired girl: Jane Asher. Jane Asher is an English actress, author and entrepreneur. In 1963, Asher interviewed the Beatles and began a five-year relationship with Paul McCartney, to whom she   Read More …

Music and time were never good friends, as music is timeless and time is musicless. Or, at least, it’s debatable. Time can have its music and harmony. But when music meets time, it seems that only good things can happen! Original vintage albums and covers were used to make fully-functional and beautifully funky clocks, perfect to   Read More …

Categories: News, The Beatles

A truly interesting study:     “I’m the Greatest” (John Lennon) · Ringo Starr · 1973 “One and One Is Two” · The Strangers with Mike Shannon · 1964 “Like Dreamers Do” · The Applejacks · 1964 “Tip of My Tongue” · Tommy Quickly · 1963 “Bad to Me” · Billy J. Kramer with The   Read More …

What a start to the year for Paul McCartney! On Sunday, Paul took home five GRAMMYs, winning every award he was nominated for at the 56th annual ceremony. Paul won awards for: ‘Best Rock Song’ for ‘Cut Me Some Slack’ which he co-wrote with Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear. ‘Best Boxed or Special   Read More …

Categories: The Beatles, Then and Now

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles US invasion, The Beatles have released a set of all the original 13 US albums in a beautiful collector’s box set, accompanied by a 64 page booklet. All separate US CD albums featuring all the original artwork will also be available individually for a limited period of time.   Read More …

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Hot new movie: “Good Ol’ Freda” – a documentary in which Freda Kelly looks back at her career as lifelong secretary for The Beatles.   More here

Categories: News, The Beatles

Recently, I discovered a lovely documentary that compiles unknown stories of The Beatles. “Beatles Stories” (2011) is a beautiful collection of memories of those who stood besides, behind or on the stage with the Fab Four. One of the stories I deeply enjoyed was about Ringo’s star. It starts like this: Brian Skiff, an astronomer   Read More …

‘NEW’ was recently voted the fourth best album of the year by Rolling Stone magazine. It was produced by Mark Ronson, Paul Epworth, Giles Martin and Ethan Johns, and features the title track and recent single ‘Queenie Eye’. The sound of a 71-year-old Beatle getting back in the ring: McCartney plays to his strengths: Wings-like glam rock,   Read More …

Categories: News, The Beatles

1. “Inside the Songs of the Sixties” by Brian L. Forsythe I truly recommend it to all sixties enthusiasts, as it is a never-ending source of stories – stories of artists, bands, songs, albums, concerts. And many other facts ready to be discovered page by page. The anthology includes everything that needs to be known   Read More …

Jude Southerland Kessler is the author of “The John Lennon Series”, a nine-volume biography of the musician. She wrote an outstanding article for DoYouRemeber.com and it is my pleasure to reproduce it below. After reading Cynthia Lennon’s book, “John”, I couldn’t agree more!   Fifty years have passed, and music critics and Beatles fans are   Read More …

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