JUNE 1, 1967: The Beatles released their most critically acclaimed album Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band on this day in 1967. The LP, in which the Liverpudlian band showcased a revolutionary new sound and the first ever concept album, instantly topped the charts in both Britain and America.
CONCEPTUAL artist Yoko Ono’s 60-year career is being honoured in a major Spanish art exhibition. The Guggenheim Bilbao is hosting a retrospective of the pioneering 81-year-old’s work.
Sir Paul Mccartney was "extremely moved" by his fans' messages of support after his hospitalisation in Japan and is now "doing fine" following his return to London, according to a representative.
In an email interview with Fiona Fernandez, Pablo Stanley, the San Diego-based creator of the comic strip, Imagine pays tribute to John Lennon’s iconic song.
Highlights of The Beatles 1964 Australian tour has been released by EMI Records. It was 50 years ago when The Beatles were invited to Australia. They touched down in Sydney on June 11, 1964 and spent 13 days in the country and played 20 shows in Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. It was their only Australian tour.
ANDREW Lancel will be among the unveiling party when a Blue Plaque is unveiled to Brian Epstein in London next month. The Liverpool actor is set to reprise his role as the late Beatles manager on stage this summer, this time in London.
“The Art of Ringo Starr” on display at Ocean Galleries (9618 Third Avenue, Stone Harbor, NJ) Fri, June 13 thru Sun, June 15, 2014 - receptions 7PM-10PM on Fri, June 13 & Sat, June 14; & 1PM-4PM on Sun, June 15. Ocean Galleries brings the collection to Caesars Atlantic City on display in the Tiberius Room (3rd floor) 6PM-12AM on Fri, June 20 & 1PM- 5PM Sat, June 21. Opportunity for buyers to meet Ringo June 21 prior to his All Starr Band concert at Caesars.
The largest private collection of doodles, comic drawings and nonsensical poems by the Beatles singer John Lennon will be sold by Sotheby's in New York next Wednesday.
Essential reading for any serious Paul McCartney fan, Luca Perasi’s Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) covers everything from theMcCartney album (released in 1970) right through New (released in 2013). Perasi takes us from song to song, conveying tons of detailed information. The goal was to focus on factual information rather than critical analysis.