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Why Ringo Preferred Playing John Lennon Songs Over Paul McCartney’s in His Beatles Days

By ffrannkk|2020-01-17T10:08:47-08:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: Barticles, Beatles Music, George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Rock 'n Roll News|Tags: Come Together, George Harrison, Helter Skelter, John Lennon, John songs, Little Richard, Paul McCartney, Paul songs, Ringo Starr, Rock n Roll, Sgt. Pepper, She's Leaving Home, The Beatles, Yer Blues, Yesterday|

by Eric Schaal ShowBiz CheatSheet Jan. 15, 2020 While The Beatles had several peaks together collectively, the band members didn’t always see it that way. Take Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, which is often called the greatest album of all time. Neither George Harrison nor Ringo Starr had a great time making that record. George [...]

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2020 lineup: Musical acts announced

By ffrannkk|2020-01-16T10:17:45-08:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: Concerts, Events, Featured Post, Live Shows, Rock 'n Roll News|Tags: Aaron Neville, Brandi Carlile, Brittany Howard, Buddy Guy, Chick Corea: Vigilette, Dead & Company, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Erykah Badu, Foo Fighters, H.E.R., Irma Thomas, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Jimmy Cliff, John Prine, Jon Batiste & Friends, Keb’ Mo’, Kool & the Gang, Lenny Kravitz, Lionel Richie, Lizzo, Maggie Rogers, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Nicky Jam, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Norah Jones, Of Monsters and Men, Rickie Lee Jones, Stevie Nicks, Tank and The Bangas, The Avett Brothers, The Beach Boys, The Black Crowes, The Isley Brothers, The Lumineers, The Revivalists, The Who, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, WuTang Clan featuring The Soul Rebels|

Lizzo, The Who, Foo Fighters and more.... From Gambit, New Orleans, LA Jake Clapp Gambit staff writer The Who, Foo Fighters, Lizzo and Erykah Badu are among the headliners set to play this year's New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The festival this morning announced the lineup for its 51st edition, which takes place Thursday-Sunday, April [...]

Huey Lewis & The News are Back!

By ffrannkk|2019-12-09T14:18:40-08:00December 6th, 2019|Categories: Rock 'n Roll News, Uncategorized|Tags: Huey Lewis, Huey Lewis & The News, New Music, San Francisco, San Francisco Chrinicle|

I know this is a predominantly Beatles site, but I must admit, as a music lover, I have always had an affinity for Huey Lewis & The News (among others). I just heard they are to release a new album in February 2020-their first since 2001. So...I feel I have to share the GOOD "News" with [...]


By ffrannkk|2019-11-19T15:14:18-08:00November 18th, 2019|Categories: Beatles Music, Concerts, Featured Post, George Harrison, John Lennon, Live Shows, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Rock 'n Roll News|Tags: Chris Montez, England, George Harrison. Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Parlophone, Paul McCartney, Please Please Me, The Beatles, Tommy Roe|

Eyewitness accounts finally reveal what really happened in the brawl between John Lennon and Chris Montez, which has become one of the great urban legends of rock & roll! It was March, 1963. Chris Montez’s rock & roll career had just reached its zenith, but was already on the slide. The Mexican-American singer who’d been promoted as the [...]

Rod Stewart unveils model railway set … 26 years in the making

By ffrannkk|2019-11-13T13:43:05-08:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Design, Featured Post, Rock 'n Roll News, Uncategorized|Tags: Archway Road, British Railways, Celtics, Los Angeles, Model Trains, Railway Modeller Magazine, Rod Stewart, Scotland|

from The National-Scotland The rock singer's model layout, called Grand Street and Three Rivers City, is based on an American city in the 1940s and spans 1500 square ft. The sprawling depiction of a post-war, heavily industrialised city was inspired by his love of American railroads, and includes skyscrapers – some of which are 5ft tall – bridges, [...]

Robert Freeman Dies: Photographer For Iconic Beatles Albums, Film Director Was 82

By ffrannkk|2019-11-08T18:43:15-08:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: Beatles Music, Creative, Paul McCartney, Rock 'n Roll News|Tags: Meet The Beatles, Robert Freeman, Rubber Soul, The Beatles, With The Beatles|

from Robert Freeman, the photographer whose iconic photos and album covers of The Beatles had a major cultural impact, has died. No cause of death was given, but he had been ill for some time. His death was confirmed by official The Beatles’ Twitter page. Freeman began his career as a photo journalist at the British newspaper The Sunday [...]