Month: June 2016

Why John Lennon’s Fans Say “You’re just a ghoul, Yoko”

By Alison Boshoff for the Daily Mail | Yoko Ono rises early, often at dawn, and pads through the enormous apartment on the sixth floor of the Dakota Building that she used to share with John Lennon. She heads down the...

/ June 30, 2016

Genesis Publications Reveal Hello, Goodbye: The Beatles in Tokyo, 1966

For the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ 1966 Tokyo concerts, Genesis Publications announces a book of rare photos of the trip. Taken by Japanese photographer Shimpei Asai, these pictures have never before been published outside Japan.   June 29, 2016...

/ June 29, 2016

Beatles Guitar Gently Weeps While Video Screens

Beatlesarama sources | A lushly pared-down acoustic version of The Beatles’ classic ode to the six string, “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” premiered as a music video on Vevo under a limited partnership between Apple Corps and Cirque du Soleil....

/ June 29, 2016

Scotty Moore, guitarist on Elvis’s early hits, dies aged 84

from The Guardian |  Scotty Moore, the pioneering rock guitarist whose sharp, graceful style helped Elvis Presley shape his revolutionary sound and inspired a generation of musicians that included Keith Richards, Jimmy Page and Bruce Springsteen, died on Tuesday. He was 84....

/ June 29, 2016

Paperback Writer: A Groundbreaking Hit

by Pat Matthews It would be nearly a year before The Beatles would begin recording their groundbreaking Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album, turning the music world on its ear. But the groundwork for more complex lyrics and tunes...

/ June 27, 2016

Paul McCartney Set List at Dine & Disco for BBC Children In Need 2016

Setlist A Hard Day’s Night (The Beatles song) Play Video Can’t Buy Me Love (The Beatles song) Play Video Honey Hush (Big Joe Turner cover) Play Video Looking for Changes Play Video Let Me Roll It (Wings song) Play Video Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Five...

/ June 27, 2016