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Historical marker to commemorate visit by Beatle - Tuesday, June 04, 2013

BENTON — The anniversary of George Harrison’s visit to Benton will be celebrated later this year.

Harrison, one of the fab four who made up The Beatles, spent several weeks in Benton at the home of his sister, Louise Harrison Caldwell, in 1963.

“2013 marks the 50th anniversary of George’s visit,” Robert Rea of the Franklin County Historic Preservation Society said. “He was the first Beatle to set foot on U.S. soil.”

Song Facts: The Beatles — "Taxman" - Tuesday, June 04, 2013

George Harrison’s withering indictment of Britain’s progressive tax system was chosen to open the Beatles’ most progressive musical effort to date.

Opening with a rasping cough and a droll count-in, “Taxman” kicks off Revolver in startling fashion, demonstrating both Harrison’s growing sophistication as a songwriter and Emerick’s budding talent for sculpting guitar tones.

'Beatles Gear' Tracks the Fab Four's Instruments from Stage to Studio - Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Beatles Gear is a landmark book that details exactly which guitars, drums, amplifiers and keyboards The Beatles used at key points during their career.

The book was even used as the official technical reference book for Beatles Rock Band, and its author, musician Andy Babiuk, was the official technical consultant to the game.

Q&A with Mary McCartney: Vegetarian for the family - Monday, June 03, 2013

At a young age, Mary McCartney was introduced to the world of vegetarianism by her mother, Linda McCartney. Her father is Paul McCartney (yes, that one) and according to her recently published cookbook, “Food: Vegetarian Home Cooking,” he played a role in spurring her love of vegetarian food in particular.

Springfield Marriott Hotel Serves Breakfast for Beatle-maniacs with New Deal - Monday, June 03, 2013

Springfield Hotel deal invites guests heading to nearby exhibit celebrating The Beatles to enjoy free breakfast.

Springfield, MA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013

Guests who are tired of the usual “hello, goodbye” should consider reserving a new hotel deal at the Springfield Marriott, particularly when headed toward the new Beatles exhibit at the nearby Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts.

Julian Lennon pays flying visit to Gibraltar - Sunday, June 02, 2013

AS a keen photographer there was no surprise that he spent so much of his time on the Rock snapping away.

But sadly Julian Lennon only had five hours to best conjure up his own image of the fascinating enclave where he currently has an exhibition running on his father John Lennon’s life.

New Collection: 'The Ocean View' From 'Wings over America' - Sunday, June 02, 2013

To mark this week's reissue of Wings over America today publishes a new collection of images taken from 'The Ocean View', one of four new exclusive books included in the Deluxe Edition of the release.


The Beatles and Their Fans Inspire Four New Movies - Sunday, June 02, 2013

Fifty years on from the height of Beatlemania, it continues to generate fascination — as much as, or perhaps even more so, than the Fab Four’s actual music, heretical though that sounds. Three of the four upcoming movies inspired by the Beatles’ global domination of pop culture in the mid-1960s are fan-related.

Paul McCartney gives fan a sweet 17 birthday present at second show in Tulsa - Saturday, June 01, 2013

It's going to be hard to top the birthday present a fan named Charlotte got on her 17th birthday Thursday from Paul McCartney at his concert last night at BOK Center in Tulsa.

According to the BOK Center Twitter account, McCartney gave a birthday shout to the young fan, who'd brought a sign to the show, birthday wishes. “@PaulMcCartney just gave a birthday shout out to a girl in the crowd named Charlotte. Happy 17th Charlotte! Your sign paid off!,” the center Tweeted.

John Lennon inspires unique line of eyewear - Saturday, June 01, 2013

Decades after his death, John Lennon continues to inspire us with his music and loving spirit. A special line of eyewear takes its inspiration from Lennon's signature specs and it raises the bar by helping people in need. Adlens' John Lennon Collection was created in partnership with Lennon's estate.

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