A new study has found that 40 percent of surveyed ESL teachers play songs by The Beatles to help their students learn English.
Research by Kaplan International Colleges, a leading provider of English courses, revealed that 86 percent of ESL teachers play music during class to enhance lessons and help students improve their understanding of the English language.
Fifteen years ago today, Linda McCartney died of breast cancer, only 56 years old. We remember the activist and songwriter. Written by Linnea Crowther. Originally published April 2011.
In 1969, the unthinkable happened. It was an event that devastated young women in England, America… all over the world. What was it that broke their hearts and dashed their dreams?
Moptops? What do you mean!
I never noticed anything particular about John, George, Paul, Pete or Stuart's hairstyles in the early days -- apart from the fact that initially some of them sported the traditional Tony Curtis style that was popular in Liverpool in the late fifties. It was a style referred to as a d.a. (duck's arse, because of the way the hair curled at the rear).
An opportunity for those who do not appear twice, or may be a long time until you get. A collector who wants to dispose of a significant number of exhibits, an auction house that accepts embark on a new project and a potential clientele made up of fans and some not so, seeking a store of value in the legal market.
The semifinal round of the April 2013 Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame election features four awesome bands and two very tough decisions. In our first battle, the Who and the Beatles are matched up against each other.
Each month, our readers will determine which of eight legendary artists or bands is immortalized forever for their contributions to classic rock history.
Artist icon Yoko Ono adds another no. 1 tally to Billboard's Dance Club Play Chart with her latest single, “Hold Me,” featuring dance producer Dave Audé. This will be Ono's 10th time atop the chart, her official website reported on Monday.
Residents of New York City will get the first chance to see the historic 2009 David Lynch Foundation Concert “Change Begins Within.” The concert includes a set from Paul McCartney featuring Ringo Starr! The 90 minute special will premiere on New York’s PBS station WNET-TV on April 29th.
Paul McCartney has received many lofty titles over the course of his illustrious career. He’s been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Beatles, he’s been enshrined in the Guinness Book of World Records as the most successful songwriter of all time, and he’s even been knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.
Indianapolis, IN (Top40 Charts/ Bohlsen Group) Olympia Entertainment and Pacers Sports and Entertainment announced this morning, Paul McCartney will make his return to Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Sunday, July 14 at 8:00 p.m. for his "Out There" tour, returning to the city for the first time since 2002's "Back in the U.S. Tour", and continuing a relationship with Indianapolis that includes his two performances at Market Square Arena in 1990, as well as two shows with The Beatles at the Indiana State Fair in 1964.
From the Stars and Stripes archives: Published July 4, 1966
TOKYO — The Beatles were prisoners of love during their four-day stay in Japan.
The love came from thousands of well-meaning Japanese fans who flocked to their concerts and teen-agers who "stood guard" almost around the clock at the Tokyo Hilton Hotel, where the Liverpool lads were virtual captives.