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The Beatles historic Australian footage released - Saturday, May 31, 2014

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.


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Andrew Lancel in Blue Plaque unveiling party for Brian Epstein - Saturday, May 31, 2014

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.

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Ocean Galleries Hosts “The Art of Ringo Starr” - Friday, May 30, 2014

“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.

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John Lennon's 'gibberish' poems and childlike doodles set to fetch $800,000 at auction - Friday, May 30, 2014


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.

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Book Review: Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013) by Luca Perasi - Thursday, May 29, 2014

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.

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Paul McCartney spotted looking frail in London - Thursday, May 29, 2014

The Beatles legend looked frail and pale-faced as he walked arm-in-arm with his wife Nancy Shevell in the rain on Tuesday (27May14), but managed to give a wave and a 'thumbs-up' to photographers.

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A Day in the Life event inspired by packaging innovation and The Beatles’ album - Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The Fab Four’s landmark “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album is rechanneled toward packaging with PAC Packaging Consortium’s outside-the-box “A Day in the Life” Symposium taking place September 30 through October 2 in Toronto, Canada.

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Update! Paul McCartney Reportedly Leaves Japan After Being Treated for Virus - Wednesday, May 28, 2014

It looks like Paul McCartney is on the road to recovery.  The organizers of the rock legend’s tour of Japan have issued a statement announcing that the former Beatle left the country on Monday after being treated for a virus that forced him to postpone the trek.

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Yoko Ono drops lawsuit against co-op board after selling West Village penthouse for $8.3M - Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Yoko Ono is giving peace a chance. The artist and widow of John Lennon withdrew her $6.7 million lawsuit against a West Village co-op board last month, a day after she sold her apartment there for a more-than-expected $8.3 million, the Daily News has learned.

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Books Review: Guitar With Wings by Laurence Juber - Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Guitar With Wings makes clear that Laurence Juber, during a sideman stint that lasted some three years, learned things large and small from Paul McCartney. He spends this sumptuous photo book celebrating the good (adeeply underrated album, a hit single, the chance to work alongside a childhood hero) and forgiving the bad (the silly love songs, the silly drug bust that essentially ended Wings, McCartney’s even sillier assertion that George Martin broke them up).

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