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Beatles fever hits small Swedish town - Thursday, October 24, 2013

A small Swedish town set the stage for the Beatles' first ever gig outside the UK, a fact celebrated half a century later, despite local press at the time dubbing it an "amateur jig".

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Help! I need somebody! Ringo Starr's search for teenagers he photographed 50 years ago (...so do YOU recognise them?) - Thursday, October 24, 2013

Ringo Starr needs a little Help! finding five teenage fans that he photographed during The Beatles’ first tour of America in 1964. The group were snapped by Starr in Miami Beach, Florida, after their car drew up alongside the convertible The Beatles were in.



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Yoko Ono 'Very Thankful' Paul McCartney Doesn't Blame Her For The Beatles' Breakup - Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Yoko Ono has been saying for years that she wasn't responsible for The Beatles' 1970 breakup. Now, the 80-year-old singer and artist is expressing gratitude for the clearance given to her by a Beatle himself. Ono told the U.K. Times that she is "very, very thankful" for the comments Paul McCartney made last year in which he said he no longer blames her for the band's split.

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George Harrison's Musical Legacy Will Be Celebrated at Beacon Theatre by The Fab Faux - Wednesday, October 23, 2013

George Harrison's extraordinary musical career will be feted this coming Saturday at New York City's Beacon Theatre by the Fab Faux, dubbed "the greatest Beatles cover band" by Rolling Stone senior editor David Fricke. Legendary rock critic and Sirius XM radio host Dave Marsh enthused, "Amazingly, they're so good at it you learn new things about the originals."

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Ringo Starr Releases 'Photograph' Book in Lavish Deluxe Edition - Tuesday, October 22, 2013

A few months ago, Beatles drummer Ringo Starr collected some of his personal pictures for the e-book Photograph. Now, that book is being printed in a limited edition physical version, but it won't come cheap. It's due out on November 22 throughGenesis Publications.


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Theatre Within's Annual John Lennon Tribute Set for December 6 in NYC - Tuesday, October 22, 2013

John Lennon's life is celebrated again! Theatre Within, the grassroots non-profit behind the annual celebration of John Lennon in NYC, announced the line-up for the 33rd Annual John Lennon Tribute, set for Friday, December 6 at 8PM at Symphony Space in New York City. 


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‘He’d never seemed that interested’: Paul McCartney still marvels at George Harrison’s songwriting growth - Monday, October 21, 2013

For Paul McCartney, the decision to fill most of the Beatles’ albums with songs composed alongside John Lennon — rather than those of George Harrison and Ringo Starr — came down to productivity.

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The Beatles' seminal song turns 50 this week - Monday, October 21, 2013

Some revolutions have been hatched in neighborhood pubs; others in the streets. Fifty years ago this week, in a downstairs basement in London, Beatles John Lennon and Paul McCartney wrote "I Want to Hold Your Hand." They recorded it the next day. While they hoped it would reach No. 1 on the charts, neither artist dreamed it would become the seminal song of a generation.

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Brian Wilson - Brian Wilson: Paul McCartney is 'gifted' musician - Sunday, October 20, 2013

Brian Wilson thinks Paul McCartney is the best musician around today and branded the musician as the most ''gifted'' singer he's ever listened to. The Beach Boys singer branded the former Beatles musician as the most ''gifted'' singer he's ever listened to and praised the 'Let it Be' singer for his innovative sounds.


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Yoko Ono awarded prestigious German peace prize - Sunday, October 20, 2013
Berlin - "For her lasting artistic and peace-promoting political work," Yoko Ono, Japanese artist and widow of John Lennon, has won a prestigious German peace prize — the Theodor Wanner Lifetime Achievement Award.
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