Tag: The Beatles

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

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

Never-before-seen photos capture The Beatles at Abbey Road

By Allyssia Alleyne, CNN (CNN)At 19, British photographer David Magnus was invited to shoot a still relatively unknown pop group called The Beatles during a concert at a Buckinghamshire private school. Needless to say, they didn’t stay unknown for much longer....

/ March 21, 2017

Paul McCartney Explains How the Beatles Wouldn’t Exist Without Chuck Berry

BY MATT MILLER MAR 21, 2017  In early 1958, Chuck Berry released “Sweet Little Sixteen,” a song that would change the course of music history. It ignited the urge to celebrate rock and roll in kids throughout America, but it also...

/ March 21, 2017