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Beatles parody band The Rutles announce 2018 tour

By ffrannkk|2018-02-22T14:17:18+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Featured Post, Rock 'n Roll News|Tags: Neil Innes, The Beatles, The Rutles, Tour|

Veteran Beatles parodists The Rutles have announced a rare UK tour for May and June. Original members Neil Innes (AKA Ron Nasty) and John Halsey (AKA Barrington Womble) will be joined by ‘Rutling’ Ken Thornton, Phil Jackson and Jay Goodrich. According to the press release, “They will be bringing their own unique brand of musical ‘Pork [...]

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Moody Blues singer Ray Thomas dies before Hall of Fame induction

By ffrannkk|2018-02-05T14:26:08+00:00January 7th, 2018|Categories: Featured Post, Rock 'n Roll News|Tags: Moody Blues, Prostate Cancer, Ray Thomas, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame|

(from Fox News) Ray Thomas, a founding member of British rock group The Moody Blues, has died at 76, months before the band is due to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His music label, Esoteric Recordings/Cherry Red Records, said Thomas died suddenly Thursday at his home in Surrey, south of London. [...]

Sexually Inappropriate Songs Thru The Years

By ffrannkk|2017-12-30T16:56:04+00:00November 20th, 2017|Categories: Beatles Music, Featured Post, Ringo Starr, Rock 'n Roll News, Uncategorized|Tags: Billboard Hot 100, Dr. Hook, Johnny Burnette, Lou Rawls, Only Sixteen, Paul McCartney, Ray Sawyer, Ringo Starr, Sam Cooke, Sexual Harassment, The Beatles, You're Sixteen|

by Pat Matthews I was trying to come up with a more interesting title to this piece....to no avail. So, I think I'm going to run with the one I have. Hopefully, I have your attention by now. I received several e-mails here at the Beatles-A-Rama!!! studios pertaining to a song we play, "You're Sixteen (You're [...]

Ringo Starr Remembers His ‘Good Friend’ Tom Petty, Talks New Album

By ffrannkk|2017-10-23T19:47:40+00:00October 18th, 2017|Categories: George Harrison, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Rock 'n Roll News|Tags: George Harrison, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Tom Petty, Traveling Wilburys|

from Billboard Magazine 10/14/2017 by Gary Graff Last week's music world tragedies were a double whammy for Ringo Starr. Rock's leading proponent of "peace and love" had advanced book to Las Vegas for Oct. 2, the day after the Route 91 Harvest festival shootings. "Just by chance I was booked here on the Monday to see some [...]

‘We were just knocking about in the park. Then the Beatles turned up’

By ffrannkk|2017-10-23T19:49:49+00:00September 15th, 2017|Categories: Beatles Music, Featured Post, Rock 'n Roll News|Tags: 1968, Church, George, John, London England, Paul, PHOTOGRAPH, Ringo, The Beatles|

In July 1968, the well-known war photographer Don McCullin was commissioned to photograph the Beatles in different locations around London, for a session known as the Mad Day Out. It was for Life magazine. I think they moved around a lot to avoid big crowds gathering. This is St Pancras Old Church and gardens, in north London, [...]

This is why Brian Epstein Billboards are appearing Around the City

By jackallday|2018-03-23T23:03:19+00:00May 24th, 2017|Categories: Beatles Music, Rock 'n Roll News|Tags: Brian Epstein, Liverpool. 50th Anniversary, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts club Band, The Beatle|

Posters and signs dedicated to the late Beatles manager are being spotted across Liverpool by Ellen Kirwin The Liverpool Echo   If you have been out and about in the city today you may have noticed to posters and signs dedicated to the Beatles’ manager , Brian Epstein. If you haven’t seen them yet - we’re [...]

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