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The Beach Boys, led by founding member Mike Love, has signed with WME in all areas, worldwide. One of the most famous pop bands of all time with more than 100 million records sold, the group that now tours as the Beach Boys includes neither founding songwriter, co-lead vocalist and former band leader Brian Wilson   Read More …

So hard to find an oldies gig these days! Good fun, great vibes, positive energy! Golden music is still a hit in Vegas, where the biggest oldies musicians have concerts these days. Vegas is much more than games and online casino, Vegas is a fascinating entertainment hub! Check out the next exciting concerts: 1. Smokey   Read More …

Categories: News, Then and Now

Did you know that… •  35 per cent of all Christmas No. 1s have been cover songs? •  Only four acts have ever had multiple Christmas No. 1s: The Beatles, Queen, Cliff Richard and Spice Girls? •  “Last Christmas” by Wham! is the best-selling UK single never to reach number one? •  “Fairytale of New   Read More …

4th October – 18th November 2018 Proud Central, London Proud Galleries is delighted to announce ‘The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society’, an exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary multi-format release of The Kinks’ sixth studio album, The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society. On display is a selection of rare collector’s items including   Read More …

Set for a 2019 release, the former Beatle said his book about a magical grandfather is written ‘for grandparents everywhere’. Following in the footsteps of fellow children’s book luminaries Bob Dylan, Keith Richards and Madonna, Paul McCartney is to write his own picture book. Hey Grandude follows an elderly, magical gentleman called Grandude and his adventures with   Read More …

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

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 …

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
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