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In 2010, Rolling Stone updated the list of 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. It seems that almost 40% of the songs belong to the ’60s decade 🙂 Here is the top: 1960s: 39% (195 songs) 1970s: 26.2% (131 songs) 1950s: 13.8% (69 songs) 1980s: 11% (55 songs) 2000s: 5.2% (26 songs) 1990s: 4.4% (22   Read More …

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Paul McCartney has unveiled details about his forthcoming album, “Kisses On The Bottom,” which pays tribute to a dozen standards he loved as youth. Recorded throughout 2011 at Capitol Studios in Los Angeles, New York City and London with the help of Grammy Award-winning producer Tommy LiPuma, the album contains 12 classic songs, listed below,   Read More …

Words are flying out like endless rain into a paper cup They slither while they pass They slip away across the universe Pools of sorrow waves of joy are drifting thorough my open mind Possessing and caressing me Images of broken light which dance before me like a million eyes That call me on and   Read More …

JOHN LENNON Welcome home. DICK CAVETT You had quite a trip. Can you, uh, tell us, uh, what was China like? John Lennon lights a cigarette. FORREST Well, in the land of China, people hardly got nothing at all. JOHN LENNON No possessions? FORREST And in China, they never go to church. JOHN LENNON No   Read More …

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This video – ’50s Teen Idols – inspired me to do my own top. So, here they are: Definitely, John Lennon: Paul McCartney: Frankie Avalon: Peter Noone (Herman’s Hermits): Bobby Vee: Dion

Told by them: “In His Own Write” by John Lennon – “I Me Mine” by Goerge Harrison Told by their wives: – “John” by Cynthia Lennon – “Wonderful Today” by Pattie Boyd Told by others: – “A Hard Day’s Write: The Stories Behind Every Beatles Song” by Steve Turner – “The Day John Met Paul:   Read More …

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Little darling, it’s been a long cold lonely winter Little darling, it feels like years since it’s been here “Here Comes the Sun” is a song by George Harrison from The Beatles’ 1969 album Abbey Road. The song is one of Harrison’s best-known Beatles’ contributions alongside “Something”. The year 1969 was a difficult one for   Read More …

Although The Beatles are now far more famous than her, Helen Shapiro was the one who helped them reach a larger audience. In fact, in 1963, Helen was widely known as a great singer and actress and The Beatles were only her supporting act. In 1961, at the age of fourteen, she had a UK   Read More …

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On this day, Capitol Records released in the USA the first Beatles single – “I Want to Hold Your Hand“. It registered one million copies sold in just three weeks!

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