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What Would The World Have Been Like Without The Beatles?

By ffrannkk|2019-06-19T08:29:21+00:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: Beatles Fashion, Beatles Music, Beatlesarama News!, Featured Post, Rock 'n Roll News|Tags: Beatle Movie, Brian Epstein, George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Star, Skateboarding, The Beatles, Yesterday|

from The Guardian.................... Alexis Petridis: ‘The 60s wouldn’t have swung so dramatically’ Towards the end of Jon Savage’s masterful book 1966: The Year the Decade Exploded, there’s a telling line from an interview with the Who’s Pete Townshend, surveying the disparate pop scene in December of that year. “It needs the Beatles,” he said, “to sort [...]

Farewell to Dr. John, Wherever You Is Now

By ffrannkk|2019-06-12T12:53:26+00:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: Featured Post, Rock 'n Roll News|Tags: Brian Cullman, Doc Pomus, Dr. John, Frank Zappa, Jelly Roll Morton, Lester Bangs, Mac Rebennack, New Orleans, Professor Longhair, Ray Charles, Rolling Stone, VooDoo|

Note from Pat Matthews: You may be wondering why a story about the passing of Mac "Dr. John" Rebennack. No need to worry. Simply put, he was a legend in the music business. Worked with Ringo for sure...maybe the others. He just never needed the recognition. But if you hear his unique style of piano plain'...or [...]

Todd Rundgren, Micky Dolenz, Christopher Cross Unite for Beatles ‘White Album’ Tour

By ffrannkk|2019-06-05T18:10:41+00:00June 5th, 2019|Categories: Beatles Music, Concerts, Featured Post, Live Dates, Live Shows, Rock 'n Roll News|Tags: Badfinger, Chicago, Christopher Cross, direct, Joey Molland, live music, Micky Dolenz, The Beatles, The White Album, Todd Rundgren|

‘It Was 50 Years Ago Today’ tour will also feature Badfinger’s Joey Molland and Chicago’s Jason Scheff By ANDY GREENE Rolling Stone Micky Dolenz, Christopher Cross and Todd Rundgren are teaming up with former Chicago singer Jason Scheff and Badfinger guitarist Joey Molland for the It Was 50 Years Ago Today tour celebrating the Beatles White [...]

Yesterday & Today “Butcher” Cover Goes for Big Bucks

By ffrannkk|2019-05-10T09:42:38+00:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Beatles Covers, Beatles Music, Featured Post, George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Rock 'n Roll News|Tags: auction, Butcher, Butcher Cover, Capitol Records, George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, The Beatles, Yesterday & Today|

John Lennon's personal copy of of a Beatles LP that sparked outrage because of the cover image's graphic nature has sold for a whopping $233,511. NME said it was the third-highest price ever paid for a vinyl recording. The Beatles later replaced the artwork on Yesterday and Today, a patched-together 1966 compilation from Capitol Records – [...]

Russ Gibb — Detroit rock visionary, schoolteacher and ‘Paul is dead’ prankster — dies at 87

By ffrannkk|2019-05-01T13:28:28+00:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Barticles, Beatles Music, Rock 'n Roll News|Tags: Bob Seger, Detroit, Jethro Tull, MC5, Motown, Paul is dead, Paul McCartney, Russ Gibb, The Faces, Uncle Russ|

by Russ McCollum Detroit Free Press Russ Gibb, the farsighted arts lover and entrepreneur who helped ignite Detroit's live rock scene, died Tuesday in Garden City after a series of medical struggles. The longtime Dearborn resident was 87. Gibb — a larger-than-life character known to local music fans as "Uncle Russ" — transformed the Grande Ballroom [...]

Woodstock Organizers Cancel 50th Anniversary Festival

By ffrannkk|2019-04-29T11:12:15+00:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Concerts, Featured Post, Rock 'n Roll News|Tags: Cage The Elephant, David Crosby, John Fogerty, John Sebastian, Miley Cyrus, Ringo Starr, The Killers, The Lumineers, Woodstock|

4/29/2019 by Dave Brooks from Billboard "We don’t believe the production of the festival can be executed as an event worthy of the Woodstock Brand name." Woodstock 50 has been cancelled. Earlier today officials with Dentsu Aegis Network, which is funding the festival, released the following statement to Billboard: “It’s a dream for agencies to work [...]

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