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Reading the Beatles - Sunday, April 20, 2014

At the pressconference at JFK airport, on virgin soil, they do their by-now fully developed thing: four mouths in a row, four bobbing heads, four sets of speculative-aggressive eyes. Unnerving polyphonic comedy. The atmosphere in the room is boisterous, the questions fatuous. How much money do you expect to take out of this country?

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Beatles album cover artist to appear at Mumbles festival - Sunday, April 20, 2014

A POP art legend will help Mumbles celebrate a four-day festival of art, music and literature next month. Sir Peter Blake, best known for designing the iconic sleeve to the Beatles album Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band, is one of the guests appearing at the Mumbles Marvellous Weekend, being held in the grounds of Oystermouth Castle.

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Brand on the run are back on the road - Saturday, April 19, 2014

The Rutles are back with their unique blend of music and humour. The irreverent songwriter and satirist Neil Innes talks to Chris Bond. THE RUTLES have probably had more comebacks than the great Frank Sinatra, although according to the band this really is it. “Last time was just the last time. This time it really is the last time.”

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I should have been a Beatle, too: Macca's little brother reveals HE was the band's first drummer - until a Scout camp accident wrecked his dream - Saturday, April 19, 2014

We’re talking about life’s ‘if onlys’ when Mike McCartney drops his astonishing bombshell. He hates the word ‘if’. ‘It’s the most stupid, little two-letter word in the world,’ he says. ‘Why have the word? If that bird [he points to a crane flying past his home in the Wirral] came crashing through the window and put its beak into your neck, you’d be dead.’

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A Trove of Old Film Footage, Now Online - Saturday, April 19, 2014

In days of yore – or at any rate, from the dawn of cinema into the 1960s or so – going to the movies was more than just settling into a plush seat with nearly a gallon of soda and a truckload of popcorn, and then getting blasted against the wall with insanely overamplified sound.

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It’s getting batter all the time! Sir Paul McCartney urges people to try vegetarian this Good Friday - Friday, April 18, 2014

Sir Paul McCartney is encouraging people to try a vegetarian meal rather than the traditional fish option this Good Friday. The former Beatle, who is wearing an "Eat No Fish" t-shirt for the campaign by charity PETA, said:

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Yoko Ono's Village Horse Stable-Turned-Home Sells For $8.3M - Friday, April 18, 2014

It was about six months ago when the former horse stable Yoko Ono bought for son Sean Lennon, who only briefly occupied the joint, appeared on the market for $6.5 million. After entering contract in November, the sale to an anonymous buyer has hit public record, listing the final price as $8.3 million.

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John Lennon audio interviews surface on 'I'm Not the Beatles' - Friday, April 18, 2014

"I'm Not the Beatles: The John & Yoko Interviews" is now on CD, six radio interviews conducted with John Lennon and Yoko Ono from 1969-72. Beatles fans have had an embarrassment of riches competing for their entertainment dollars over the past few months thanks to the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four invading (and conquering) America in 1964

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For those Long And Winding Roads! Sir Paul McCartney takes his blue Chevy Corvette for a spin in Beverly Hills - Thursday, April 17, 2014

If there’s one car the people of California will see Sir Paul McCartney in when he’s hanging out Stateside, it’ll be his blue Chevy Corvette convertible. The legendary rocker always drives around in the classic C5 when on the West Coast, and that was no different on Tuesday when he took it for a spin.

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George Harrison's sister says Liverpool Legends are Beatles at heart - Thursday, April 17, 2014

Louise Harrison remembers The Beatles as kind and sincere young men who loved their music and their fans. So the late George Harrison's sister tried to find musicians with similar values when she formed the Beatles tribute band Liverpool Legends.

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EXTRA SHOWS ADDED! Paul Gets Back #OutThere In The U.S.! - Thursday, April 17, 2014


Following an incredible 2013 which saw Paul McCartney’s universally acclaimed 'Out There' tour launch in Brazil and visit 23 cities across South America, Europe, North America and Japan, Paul has confirmed another half dozen dates on the 2014 U.S. Out There tour.

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Hard Days Night Hotel to be official hotel headquarters of BT Rock 'n Roll Liverpool Marathon - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The BT Rock'n'Roll Liverpool Marathon & ½ Marathon has named the Hard Days Night Hotel at its official hotel headquarters. As a community partner of the Rock 'n' Roll Liverpool Marathon, the Beatles' inspired hotel will offer on-going support to participants of the debut race, via a series of exclusive promotions and competitions.

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Cunard Line to host Beatles cruise - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Beatles fans, take note: The U.K.-based Cunard Line has announced plans for a Beatles-themed cruise for later this year. Billed as a commemoration of the British band's first crossing of the Atlantic, which took place 50 years ago, the trans-Atlantic sailing on the Queen Mary 2 will feature The Beatles Experience, a tribute band.

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Paul McCartney Asking Fans to Submit Photos for Use in "Save Us" Video - Tuesday, April 15, 2014

How would you like to appear in Paul McCartney‘s next video?  The ex-Beatles legend is putting together a new promotional clip for “Save Us,” a song from his latest album, NEW, and he’s asking fans to submit photos of themselves that also include one line of lyrics from the tune.

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Paul McCartney concert: Let it be at new stadium, 49ers say - Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The 49ers are in talks with Paul McCartney to perform the opening concert at their new Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara - a move that would effectively yank the rug out from under San Francisco's plans for the music legend to headline a final send-off concert at Candlestick Park.

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Photos featuring The Beatles in Dallas are about to hit the auction block - Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Photojournalist John Mazziotta wouldn’t take his daughter along to the 1964 Beatles concert in Dallas, so he did the next best thing: He gave her his pictures and negatives. Jan Howes, who was 10 at the time but already deeply in love with The Beatles, did not see the band when it played Dallas on Sept. 18, 1964, but her father did.

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Ten Things You May Not Know About the Gretsch Guitar - Monday, April 14, 2014

Rock ‘n’ roll as we know it wouldn’t exist without the guitar – particularly the electric guitar. Originally imagined as a way of expanding the sound of contemporary jazz music, the electric guitar helped usher in the rock movement that produced some of the greatest musicians of all time and gave rise to many of the guitar manufacturers we now hold in an almost holy reverence – one of which is The Gretsch Company.

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Stones, Beatles Managers Oldham, Epstein Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - Monday, April 14, 2014

After an introduction by Jann Wenner — during which it was revealed that, unsurprisingly, the Brooklyn, New York Barclays Center is full of E Street Band and Kiss fans — the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony kicked off with the induction of legendary Beatles manager Brian Epstein and Rolling Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham.

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Preview The Flaming Lips and Miley Cyrus’ cover of The Beatles’ “A Day in the Life” - Sunday, April 13, 2014

The time is near: as Wayne Coyne just reported on Instagram, The Flaming Lips and Miley Cyrus’ cover of  The Beatles cover is almost ready for release. Coyne wrote: “Woke up ..fell out of bed.. dragged a comb across my head.. Yep!!!! @mileycyrus singing the Paul McCartney bit on A Day In The Life!!!!! Yesss!! Thanks 

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Let It Be, Reconsidered - Sunday, April 13, 2014

It was a dark time for the group. The Beatles lost their manager and good friend Brian Epstein to a barbiturate overdose in the fall of 1967. To forget their sorrows, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr along with their wives flew out of London to Rishikesh, India for a retreat with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi for three months (Harrison and Lennon stayed the longest) starting in February 1968.

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