The Beatles had no engagements today (John's 22nd Birthday) they stayed over in London, visiting freelance music journalists and the weekly pop/music papers to promote 'Love Me Do"
The Beatles lunchtime booking at the cavern club Oct 8th was canceled because they were headed for London for the Debut appearance on Radio Luxembourg: In the early 60s and the time a appearance on the influential Luxembourg station (which had a medium and shortwave service) beamed directly at Britain and aimed at the British Public;
The 1877 Steinway grand piano used on so many classic Motown recordings has been restored to playing--and recording--quality thanks to Paul McCartney, who along with Motown founder Berry Gordy, played the piano at a fundraising gala in New York City.
|Tapes recorded 52 years ago by Ringo Starr's first band, Rory Storm & the Hurricanes, will be released as an album--the first ever from the group.|
|On September 8th, Sir Paul McCartney will receive France's highest public award, the Legion of Honour, from French president Francois Hollande. Non-French entertainers such as Jerry Lewis, Liza Minelli and Clint Eastwood have also been so honored.|
|Over a rollercoaster ten years, I saw Freddie’s relationship with John go through terrifying highs and lows. When times were good, they shared a home, they sang songs together and they had great times in pubs and nightclubs.|