Life wasn’t easy when John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr grew up. Their northern England town was “scruffy” but the lads didn’t care much; they had their music and they had fun together, especially when they were coming up with a name for their band.
Autographs of all four Beatles, collected by a man who saw them play in north Wales 50 years ago, have sold at auction for almost £20,000.
Autograph hunter Richie Astall, who lived in Llandudno, asked the "Fab Four" for their signatures at the gig in the town's Odeon Cinema in 1963.
'No one else could have these'
Genesis Publications and Ringo Starr have put the ebook together as a precursor to the publication later this year of a physical book of the same name. The collection comprises an array of never-before-seen photos and other visual material taken from Starr's own collection and was assembled using Apple's iBookstore author software.
Little remains unknown about the Beatles – they're one of the world's greatest rock and roll bands and have likely been photographed more times than
But now is unveiling more than 100 never-before-seen images of the Fab Four that he took during their '60s prime.
The George Harrison Memorial Garden at the Bhaktivedanta Manor Estate near Watford is now open to the public.
The Beatle – who passed away in 2001 – gave the site, formerly known as Piggots Manor, to the International Society for Krishna Consciousness in 1973 after becoming a follower of the Hare Krishna religion. Following Harrison's death, a garden was created in his remembrance.
A BIDDING was has erupted over a piece of Beatles history.
John Lennon's gypsy caravan, which was discovered in an Ascot garage, has attracted interest from prospective collectors across the world, since we revealed its whereabouts.
The 1967 Sgt Pepper's caravan has been hidden from public view for more than 40 years but it was acquired by Ascot resident Alan Carr, fundraising director of the Ascot Lawyers' Foundation.
Too many Beatles books? In my house there’s always room for one more, and this week’s addition is All Together Now (Matador, £9.99), an ABC of Beatles’ songs by registered Fabs geek David Rowley.
This is his third book on the subject, for like many repeat offenders, Rowley has spent more years writing about the Beatles than the Beatles spent being the Beatles.
Yoko Ono shows no signs of slowing down. In her New York home, the curator of Meltdown 2013 discusses her art, love, John Lennon and political activism.
Sitting at her kitchen table, sipping green tea, Yoko Ono looks much the same as she did when I met her 20 years ago. Dressed in a black top and trousers and peering intently over tinted spectacles, her face bears little trace of the passing of time and her diminutive form exudes utter calmness.
Paul McCartney made his first visit to Elvis Presley's grave and left one of his guitar picks behind. According to the official Twitter account of the former Beatle, McCartney said the pick was 'so Elvis can play in heaven'.
The lifelong Elvis fan toured Graceland mansion Sunday.