Archive for the ‘Then and Now’ Category

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

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 …

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