In 1966, John Lennon, in an interview with the London Evening Standard, spoke about his belief that Christianity was dying out, saying of the Beatles, “We’re more popular than Jesus now.” At the time was this true.?
I wanted to actually start off a little bit by asking you, because, you have such actually have quite a bit of history with rock music with American Idiot and everything like that. Is there something about rock music that draws you to this, or what was it about the Beatles story that made you want to do this?
MUSIC fans are in for a real treat later this month when one of the original members of The Beatles comes to Cumbria. Pete Best was the Fab Four’s original drummer and toured with John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison as they honed their craft in Liverpool and Hamburg at the start of their rise to become the greatest band in the history of popular music.
The year was 1964, and thehad just become internationally famous, traveling the world doing live performances. What an awful time to find out you have a ‘secret’ sister. was informed by his Aunt Harriet that in 1944, when he was four years old, his mother Julia had an affair while his father Alf was at sea, and got pregnant.
Joe Flannery's just-published book on The will be launched Tuesday in Liverpool with an event at the Beatles Story, it was announced Monday. The event will be held at 7 p.m. in the museum's Cavern replica., “Standing in the Wings; The Beatles, Brian Epstein and Me,”
A group of Everton supporters have reportedly started an online petition in a bid to get Beatles star Sir Paul McCartney to buy the club.
The supporters are thought to be keen on having the 70-year-old singer run the club as opposed to rumours of a consortium led by Ukrainian billionaire Oleg Bakhmatyuk.
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of their first number one single, the live concert show The Magic Of The Beatles is coming to Derby’s Assembly Rooms.
In 1963, the single Please Please Me launched John, Paul, George and Ringo’s chart-topping career. It announced the arrival of a band that was to become the biggest-selling recording artists in the world.
Yoko Ono is nothing less than a cultural icon. From her early years in New York's artistic avant-garde, to her marriage and collaborations with Beatle John Lennon, to her creative activism promoting peace, Ono has made, and continues to make, a powerful impact on our world.
It was 50 years ago today... and three of the Fab Four were chilling by the pool in Tenerife.
Only weeks later Beatlemania was in full swing and Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr were well on their way to becoming famous worldwide.
MANCHESTER - When Mathew Capalario found out his bassoon playing would back up a group of professionals covering songs by the Beatles at a concert Friday night at Central High School, he said his jaw dropped and that he emitted a grunt followed by a big "yes."