Unseen Footage of The Beatles during filming of Help! Emerges After 50 years

from The Guardian 5/12/17   Filmed by late actor Leo McKern, who starred in the film, the clip shows the Fab Four messing around between takes during filming in Austrian Alps A still from the newly discovered footage of the...

/ May 12, 2017

Welsh Singer Mary Hopkin to Sell Off 1960s Memorabilia

BBC News……..A collection of outfits and souvenirs is being sold off by Welsh singer Mary Hopkin. Hopkin, 67, from Pontardawe, shot to fame in 1968 with her number one single “Those Were The Days”. She was one of the first...

/ May 10, 2017

These Never-Before-Seen Photos of The Beatles Will Make You Love Them Even More

DAVID MAGNUS by ADAM RATHE MAY 2, 2017 On June 25, 1967, performers representing 19 countries from around the world appeared on Our World, the first international television production broadcast by satellite. An estimated 400 million viewers watched the two-and-a-half...

/ May 4, 2017

Giles Martin Defends His New Stereo Sgt. Pepper

from Mojo Magazine Inside the Beatles’ studio magic and how even history’s most famous album has been improved, with The Son Of Fifth Beatle George. By DANNY ECCLESTON APRIL 27, 2017 SINCE THE EARLY ’90s, when he was brought in...

/ April 28, 2017

Jimmy Webb on John Lennon’s Lost Weekend, Writing for Frank Sinatra

from Rolling Stone Magazine (online) During the late Sixties and early Seventies, Jimmy Webb was arguably the most successful mainstream songwriter alive, churning out sweeping, richly orchestrated hits for Glen Campbell, Barbra Streisand and Frank Sinatra, among others. Yet while...

/ April 20, 2017

The 20 Best George Harrison Songs

For casual fans (and the terribly uninformed), George Harrison was a second-tier member of the Beatles—a member whose contributions only became essential when he wrote “Here Comes The Sun.” For a mid-level fan, and rock writers everywhere, he was an indispensable...

/ April 13, 2017