Amanda Harding April 01, 2018 The enduring image of John Lennon depicts the ultimate peace-loving hippie — a man who could only “imagine” a perfect future without possessions, greed, hunger, and war. The world remembers him as a musical genius who loved deeply, expressed himself fully, and was eventually martyred for his ideas. But as with [...]
By Anthony G. Attrino | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com On Dec. 8, 1980, Paul Goresh crossed paths with Mark David Chapman, murderer of ex-Beatle John Lennon. Goresh traveled with his Minolta XG1 camera hours before the murder from his home in North Arlington to the Dakota on the corner of 72nd Street and Central Park [...]
The Daily Beast•November 25, 2017 Released fifty years ago—on November 27, 1967—the Beatles’ last slice of psychedelia is an underrated masterpiece, and more fun than ‘Sgt. Pepper.’ STEREO WILLIAMS 11.25.17 11:00 PM ET In 1967, the Beatles were experiencing staggering highs and lows. They were riding a wave of commercial and critical acclaim following the [...]
from The Atlantic Released 50 years ago, “I Am the Walrus” is endlessly analyzable, and yet somehow analysis-proof. “It seems very pretty,” she said when she had finished it, “but it’s rather hard to understand!” (You see she didn’t like to confess, even to herself, that she couldn’t make it out at all.) “Somehow it seems to [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]