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Beatles Dingwall gig venue to be renovated - Tuesday, April 30, 2013

EXTENSIVE repairs are to be carried out on a historic townhouse famous for hosting a doomed Beatles concert just prior to their rise to stardom.

The 280-year-old Dingwall complex with have its historic tower and town clock restored in the £90,000 work.

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Never Before Seen Beatles Photos From 1964 - Tuesday, April 30, 2013

They’re one of the most documented bands ever, but once and a while we get to see them in a new light. Documentary filmmaker Leslie Woodhead uncovered these photos he took of the Fab Four back in 1964 when they were recording in Manchester.

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Ringo keeps beat on All Starr tour ending in Vegas - Tuesday, April 30, 2013

On June 12, he takes center stage as the Grammy Museum launches 'Ringo: Peace & Love,' the first major exhibit focused on a drummer. Paul isn't the only Beatles alum still going strong. Ringo is keeping busy, too.

The drummer brings his All Starr band with him on a Latin American tour, kicking off on Oct. 29 in Sao Paolo, Brazi.

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The Beatles Songbook part five: See your picture versions of Fab Four songs (GALLERY) - Monday, April 29, 2013

LIVERPOOL Echo readers have taken their cameras here, there and everywhere in response to our call for images inspired by Beatles songs.

Today we bring you the fifth and final instalment of the hundreds of photographs we have received in the weeks since launching our Beatles Songbook




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Ringo Starr announces fall tour dates in Latin America, Mexico, Las Vegas - Monday, April 29, 2013

Ringo Starr announced early Monday he is taking his current version of the All-Starr Band with whom he just wrapped up a tour in the Pacific Rim including dates in New Zealand, Australia and Japan on a new tour of Mexico and Latin America, plus two dates in the U.S., in October and November.

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'Linda McCartney – Life in Photographs' for iPad is a trip that ends too soon - Monday, April 29, 2013

The new iPad book “Linda McCartney – Life in Photographs” from Taschen that became available through iTunes Thursday is more than a book but an exhibit in the way it displays the photographs from throughout her life.

The book features over 170 photos taken from her extensive archives.

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Badfinger's Pete Ham: Beatle widow Olivia Harrison joins plaque tributes - Sunday, April 28, 2013

George Harrison's widow has joined tributes to a Swansea rock musician honoured with a blue plaque.

Pete Ham, who co-wrote Without You, a hit for both Harry Nilsson and Mariah Carey, worked with the Beatle while in the band Badfinger.

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Tickets for Paul McCartney show at Scotiabank sell out in record time - Sunday, April 28, 2013

OTTAWA — In what is probably the fastest-selling show in the history of Scotiabank Place, tickets to a July concert by Paul McCartney sold out in less than 10 minutes Friday.


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Beatles collarless jackets up for auction: A case of mistaken identity? - Saturday, April 27, 2013

Gotta Have It! Collectibles based in New York is offering a set of four Beatles collarless jackets in their latest online auction. The Rock and Roll Pop Culture Auction was launched on April 24 and runs through May 3.

Lot #28 features four jackets worn by John,

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Tom Petty and George Harrison make history - Saturday, April 27, 2013

Bringing back a bit of history

When Tom Petty released his first solo album "Full Moon Fever," he relied on some heavy hitters to back him up, most notably Electric Light Orchestra mastermind Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison and George Harrison.

Even though it was a solo project, he also had quite a bit of help from Mike Campbell of Petty's backing band, the Heartbreakers.

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