Archive for the ‘Then and Now’ Category

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. OldiesMusicBlog: How long did it take to   Read More …

Categories: Interviews, Then and Now

The Rolling Stones have just announced the world-class acts who will be supporting them on the upcoming UK leg of their No Filter tour! CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS  22 May – LONDON – Liam Gallagher   25 May – LONDON – Florence + the Machine   29 May – SOUTHAMPTON –  The Vaccines   02 Jun – COVENTRY – The Specials   05 Jun – MANCHESTER – Richard   Read More …

Categories: News, Then and Now

Sheldon  is desperately trying to figure out the song that has been stuck inside his head. He hums it. He plays it on the tuba. He even calls the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for help decoding the title.  But nothing seems to work. However, he eventually figures out is “Darlin’” by The Beach   Read More …

Categories: Then and Now

Tickets to see The Rolling Stones live at Letnany Airport, Prague on July 4th 2018 are on general sale now, click here for all tickets and info! Just like they promised The Rolling Stones are back where they belong, on the road with a number of massive concerts in May and June in UK, Ireland, France, Germany,   Read More …

Categories: News, Then and Now

Be ready to go as the presale for Letnany Airport Prague on July 4th is commencing now! General onsale for Prague starts this Friday 9th March at 10am CET. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & TOUR INFO           #StonesNoFilter Tour: MAY THU 17 DUBLIN CROKE PARK IRELAND TUE 22 LONDON LONDON STADIUM UK JUNE TUE 5 MANCHESTER OLD   Read More …

Categories: News, Then and Now

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 …

Amazing news for oldies fans: the grooviest cruise of 2018! The music, the memories and the spirit of the love generation will come together once again when the 2018 Flower Power Cruise sets sail from February 24 through March 3, 2018.  A vacation experience for everyone who was a part of the movement – or   Read More …

Categories: News, Then and Now

On April 13th, 1954, the American singer Bill Haley recorded the song “Rock Around the Clock”. This was the beginning of a new era of nonconformism and creativity. The rock’n’Roll’s essence is made up of a series of immortal artists: Bill Haley, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Roy Orbison, Elvis Presley or the Fab Four –   Read More …

Categories: News, Then and Now

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 …

The ’60s:               50 years later:         Photos: Pinterest & PetulaClark.co.uk In 2016, Petula released a new CD, “From Now On”, elegantly celebrating a lifetime of music. At 83, she also toured UK to promote her new album. Here is the amazing song and breathtaking video:   Read More …

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