Tag: The Beatles

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

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...

/ September 15, 2017

Eleanor Rigby’s grave deeds to be auctioned with Beatles song score

What to buy for the Beatles fan who has everything? The right to be buried on top of Eleanor Rigby in a Liverpool graveyard, perhaps. Deeds for the grave of the woman who may have been the inspiration for the...

/ August 22, 2017

Twist & Shop! The Beatles’ icon Sir Paul McCartney, 75, is every inch the family man as he joins step-son Arlen Blakeman, 25, on day out Paul’s wife Nancy shares Arlen with her ex-husband and American politician Bruce Blakeman

from Daily Mail By LILY WADDELL FOR MAILONLINE He’s preparing to take the stage by storm in Australia, which will mark his first tour since 1993. But Sir Paul McCartney put his family first on Saturday when he spent the afternoon...

/ August 14, 2017
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Paul McCartney Fans: Let Him Lip Sync

by Pat Matthews “Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I’m seventy-five?” He’s arguably the most successful musician in the history of our planet. Not only that, but he’s three quarters of a century old. You’d...

/ July 28, 2017

All 213 Beatles Songs, Ranked From Worst to Best

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....

/ June 9, 2017

The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper at 50: A track by track analysis

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...

/ May 31, 2017