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The Beatles, ‘Maxwell’s Silver Hammer’ – Disturbing Songs People Love - Monday, June 10, 2013

Paul McCartney‘s always had a knack for catchy melodies — so much so in fact, that it’s easy to forget he’s gleefully singing about a man who murders people during ‘Maxwell’s Silver Hammer.’ During the three-and-a-half minute song — which can be found in the middle of side one on the Beatles‘ 1969 album ‘Abbey Road’

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A NEW tourist attraction to celebrate Liverpool’s musical heritage - Monday, June 10, 2013

A NEW tourist attraction to celebrate Liverpool’s musical heritage beyond the Beatles is set to be piloted in the city. Beat In The Mersey, which takes place at the Cunard Building on Sunday, has backing from musician Peter Hooton. Christine Chellew, producer of the tours, said: “Long before the Beatles Liverpool was alive with music.

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Ringo Starr: I like to think the Beatles would have had a reunion - Monday, June 10, 2013

Ringo Starr has been asked the “crazy ­question” a million times before, and he knows that it’s coming.

I know he hates being interviewed because it’s always questions about the Fab Four, if he misses George and John, and whether he’s jealous of Sir Paul’s knighthood.

Five years ago Ringo dented his reputation as the joker of the Beatles pack when he posted an irate message on his website saying he would no longer sign autographs because fans were flogging them on eBay.

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Shops mark 50 years since Beatles' Abergavenny gig - Sunday, June 09, 2013

TO mark 50 years since The Beatles played Abergavenny Town Hall, a local shop is urging other businesses to create Beatles inspired window displays.

June 22, 1963, was the day The Beatles played their one and only performance in Abergavenny Town Hall. The Beatles took to the stage at 10.30pm after John Lennon flew in by helicopter from an appearance on Juke Box Jury in London. Just 600 fans saw them perform, each paying 12s/6d for their tickets.

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Sony, Apple Sued for Blocking Lost Beatles Concert Documentary - Sunday, June 09, 2013

Ace Arts filed suit against Sony and Apple Thursday in an effort to get the two media giants' lawyers off its case and let it release a Beatles documentary.

The Beatles' first live U.S. concert -- February 11, 1964 in Washington, D.C. -- was set to be included in its entirety in the upcoming Screenvision documentary, “The Beatles: The Lost Concert.”

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Abbey Road Meets... Ken Townsend - Saturday, June 08, 2013

Today marks the 51st anniversary of The Beatles’ first ever recording session at Abbey Road Studios, which took place on 6th June 1962.

In honour of the occasion we put your questions to Ken Townsend, who was an engineer on that very session and went on to manage Abbey Road Studios for over 20 years.

We were inundated with questions on Facebook and Twitter, and it was a tough call picking the best ones to put to Ken. Thank you to everyone who participated!

Here’s the interview in full:

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‘Rockshow’ Released Next Week. Available To Stream On Facebook This Weekend! - Saturday, June 08, 2013

Next week will see the release on DVD, Blu-ray and Download of 'Rockshow', the live concert film which was shot in 1976 when Paul McCartney & Wings undertook the epic ‘Wings over the World’ tour. It would be the largest-scale tour they would ever undertake as a band.

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The Art of John Lennon on display in Seattle this weekend including rare pieces - Friday, June 07, 2013
An exhibit featuring John Lennon’s artwork will be in Seattle, Washington this weekend at Black Rapid Studio in the Queen Anne area. The exhibit, hosted by Pacific Edge Gallery and Black Rapid, will include over 120 framed limited edition artworks available for purchase, as well as Lennon’s hand written lyrics. Artwork catalogs and shirts will also be available.
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Paul Attends Opening Of New Linda McCartney Retrospective - Friday, June 07, 2013

Last night Paul attended the opening of the new Linda McCartney retrospective at the Kunst Haus Wien in Vienna, Austria. The new exhibition is the first comprehensive retrospective of Linda McCartney’s work featuring 190 of her iconic photographs and runs until 6th October.

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Song Facts: The Beatles — "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" - Friday, June 07, 2013

''While My Guitar Gently Weeps" is not only one of the best songs George Harrison wrote with the Beatles — it's also one of the greatest songs on the White Album.

Whether it was jealousy, ego or apathy, the other members of the band didn't seem to care too much for the tune when Harrison introduced it to them and attempted to record initial takes on August 16

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