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Cilla Black and Brian Epstein

Cilla Black Has Passed Away at 72

Cilla Black, who has died aged 72, broke through in the 1960s as a buck-toothed pop singer in the Merseybeat boom and went on to become one of the enduring stars of television light entertainment, hosting the brassy Saturday night...

/ August 4, 2015

Cynthia Lennon: Shine On by Jude Southerland Kessler

Cynthia Lennon: Shine On By Jude Southerland Kessler At the New York Metro Fest for Beatles Fans two weeks ago, I delivered a talk called  “Cynthia Lennon: the Real Fifth Beatle.” And with all my heart, I believe she was just...

/ April 1, 2015

Open letter from the Lapidos’: NYC FEST!!!

Dear Fellow Beatles Fans, Just in case you missed the first announcement for the NY METRO FEST, here it is again, with some updates. Don’t miss your opportunity to purchase FEST tickets at the best prices offered. Tomorrow is the...

/ January 16, 2015

Liverpool concert to raise funds for Brian Epstein statue announced….by Steve Marinucci

A concert to raise funds for a statue honoring Beatles manager Brian Epstein will be held in Liverpool next month, the Statue4Eppy campaign announced Jan. 16 in Liverpool. The show will take place Feb. 28 at Liverpool’s Epstein Theatre, which is named for the Beatles manager. Performers initially announced for...

/ January 16, 2015

Fest For Beatles Fans Names Guests, NY Show

Fest For Beatles Fans Names Guests For Convention The Fest for Beatles Fans announced Jan. 13 that former Paul McCartney and Wings guitarist Laurence Juber, Hollywood Bowl Beatles show promoter (and also long time TV game show host of such shows as “The...

/ January 15, 2015

Astrid Kirchherr: The woman who gave The Beatles “Style”

When The Beatles arrived in Hamburg in 1960 to hone their craft in the bars and clubs of the city’s notorious St Pauli district they had the identikit hairstyles of any young band of the time.And that meant copious use...

/ December 4, 2014