Paul McCartney’s contribution to Record Store Day on April 20 is a treat for fans of the 1976 Wings Over America triple album. On that day, look for a release of a 12-inch EP of the live “Maybe I’m Amazed.” Side One includes the song in full and edited versions in mono, and Side Two presents the full and edited versions in stereo.
One of the makers of the documentary “Good Ol’ Freda” says they were granted permission to use four Beatle songs in their film because Freda Kelly was such a loyal employee.
“Good Ol’ Freda”, the documentary about Frieda Kelly--the Beatles’ former fan club president--will be presented by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 11th, as part of the Cleveland International Film Festival.
Abbey Road Studios will be open to the public March 8th-March 17th. Brian Kehew – record producer, engineer, musician and author of one of the most comprehensive books on The Beatles’ time at the studio--will give talks to visitors.
“The Beatles are a fraction of what we talk about, as we cover 81 years,” explains Kehew, “although they are the main reason people come, so we give them a larger fraction than anyone else."
Photos taken at the Beatles’ historic 1965 concert at New York’s Shea Stadium will be auctioned off March 22nd.
The 61 pictures, taken by amateur photographer Marc Weinstein, are expected to fetch £15,000—or $25,000 US--at the sale at in Stockport, England.
A doodle drawn by Paul McCartney when he was a teenager has fetched £3,764 –or $5,650 US--at auction.
The pencil sketch, from Paul’s days as a student at the Liverpool Institute High School for Boys, shows multiple faces with different expressions on a single sheet of paper.
In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, singer Morrisey said his fellow animal advocate, Paul McCartney, should reject his ties with Britain's royals because of their treatment of animals--and Ireland.
When asked by a Brazilian fan what he would do if he had a time machine, Paul McCartney said: ‘Go back and spend time with my mum.’
AXS-TV has a new live series starting March 4th called "The World's Greatest Tribute Bands".
It's no shock to us here at Beatles Radio that Britain's finest are being honored in the very first episode, with a tribute to the Beatles.
Yoko Ono is being honored by the Philippine government after sending $10,000 to help fund relief and rehabilitation efforts for thousands of families displaced by Typhoon Pablo.
Rep. Winston Castelo expressed the gratitude of the House of Representatives to Yoko for her grant and for her “noble projects” in the Philippines.