Movie poster, "Nowhere Boy"

“Nowhere Boy” Previews Nowhere Man

Movies About Beatles (2009) We’ll cover all the best Beatles movies in the weeks ahead, but let’s start with this one: “Nowhere Boy,” a UK flick of high quality about the troubled early life of John Lennon. The Guardian newspaper...

/ June 29, 2013
Shawn Colvin sings a Beatles song you'll never forget

Shawn Colvin sings “I’ll Be Back”

Beatles Cover Songs (BCS)   Shawn Colvin’s version of “I’ll Be Back” puts a whole new spin on this quiet, “howl from the soul” of a Beatles song. Producer George Martin included it as the last tune on the “Hard...

/ June 29, 2013
George Harrison's reason for writing "Wah Wah."

Why George Harrison Wrote “Wah Wah”

Spotlight: George Harrison (1969) “Wah Wah.” In the last years of the Beatles, George was feeling the loss of attention from his “big brother,” John. At this time Yoko claimed most of Lennon’s time and interest. Paul was said to...

/ June 20, 2013
Paul celebrating his birthday at Bonaroo Festival

Happy Birthday, Sir Paul McCartney!

Yea! It happens to everyone once a year and now (6/18) it’s Paul McCartney’s turn. Happy Birthday, Paul, from all of us at Beatlesarama and friends world-wide! Macca turns 71 while on the road (the “Out There” tour) headlining this...

/ June 17, 2013

Julian Lennon’s New CD; Beatles, Beach Boys Stories

FAB NEWS: WINGS’ ’76 DVD, JULIAN LENNON‘S FIRST CD IN 15 YRS by Steve Smith Recent DVD and Blu-ray releases include “Rockshow,” the Paul McCartney-directed film of Wings only American tour in 1976. An import we’ve been waiting for is...

/ June 16, 2013

Beatles Record: 2.3 Billion Sold!

Beatles Hit Story When Top-40 AM radio ruled the airwaves, singles were programmed hypnotically around the clock. Most artists wanted a #1, but only a few could make it. Album tracks were played on stereo FM stations, ensuring the demise...

/ June 15, 2013