An inquiry was told Liverpool’s historic Welsh Streets can’t simply be saved because “Ringo may have walked there once.” Keeping half of Madryn Street, where Beatles drummer Ringo Starr lived until the age of three, leaves enough to tell the “Ringo story”, Rob Burns, urban design and heritage Manager at Liverpool council told the public inquiry into plans to redevelop the area.
Well, he's got older but he doesn't seem to be losing his hair, and he's well past the age of 64. While Paul McCartney turns 72 on Wednesday, one fan revealed a piece of cake they kept from the musician's 22nd birthday, which he spent in Sydney. Australia recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' one and only trip Down Under.
The Beatles star, who turns 72 today, took a stroll with his wife Nancy through their local area of north London. Wearing matching hoodies, the couple looked perfectly in sync as they strolled along the pavement casually. Paul tried to hide his recognisable face wearing sunglasses and a cap, but Nancy's glamorous style attracted attention.
ELO frontman Jeff Lynne is teaming up with the BBC Concert Orchestra to play some of the band's greatest hits at a comeback concert in Hyde Park.
Hunter Davies, the writer and Beatles biographer, said his wife was far from impressed with the news he is to receive an OBE for services to literature. Mr Davies, who wrote the only authorised biography of the Beatles in 1968, said Margaret Forster, the novelist, had even threatened to divorce him over the issue.
London – As the Meat Free Monday campaign celebrates its fifth year, the campaign, headed by Paul, Mary and Stella McCartney, looks forward to reaching new audiences.
A set of candid photographs featuring George Harrison, John Lennon and Yoko Ono ahead of the Concert for Bangladesh have emerged for sale and are expected to sell for thousands at auction. In the photographs, the former Beatles appear to be on good terms despite the Fab Four splitting up a year before the landmark benefit gig in 1971. Sotheby's are placing the set of photographs, soon to be exhibited in New York, under the hammer at the A Rock N Roll History: From Presley to Punk auction on June 24.
John Lennon is the latest iconic personality to secure a worldwide licensing, global branding and rightsmanagement agreement with Epic Rights. Yoko Ono has pacted with Epic Rights CEO Dell Furano to develop a worldwide initiative encompassing the career of her late husband.
With ‘Mad Men’ set to end its acclaimed run on AMC next year, there will undoubtedly be a void in ’60s-set programming that needs to be filled. Enter NBC, who are reportedly in talks to create a series about the history of the Beatles.
Five years to the day after the release of The Beatles in Mono, a box set of the group's monaurally mixed catalog through 1968, the band is issuing a vinyl version of the box set. Although the quartet put out stereo versions of their albums concurrent with the mono ones throughout most of their career, the Beatles considered the mono versions as definitive.