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 [...]
By Bill Wyman www.vulture.com At Beatles anniversary time, the stories write themselves. “It was 25/30/40 years ago today!” “The act you’ve known for all these years!” “A splendid time was guaranteed for all!” Last week’s 50th anniversary of the U.S. release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, the most acclaimed rock album ever and the [...]
It was the first rock album with printed lyrics, the first with a fold-out cover, the first to win a "Best Album" Grammy. It may be the most influential record in pop history, and the best-loved. It changed the direction of The Beatles, and rock-and-roll, forever. It's "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," released 50 years [...]
Rare Behind-The-Scenes Footage Of The Beatles’ ‘Help!’ Surfaces, And You Have To See It To Believe It!
If you ever wondered what The Beatles were like when the camera wasn’t rolling, now is your chance. Being the biggest band in the world seems to be a tall task to live up to, but it turns out that behind-the-scenes, these four British rockstars were just normal human beings. tinder without facebook app Rare footage has [...]
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 hour program, which featured talent including Pablo Picasso and Maria Callas and was closed out by [...]
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 member of the band who regularly contributed stunning, lesser-known songs like “Long, Long, Long” and “For [...]