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‘I was just being myself’: Yoko Ono on letting loose at the Beatles’ Grammy shows - Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Yoko Ono, in a Q&A with fans, addresses a couple of questions involving recent Beatles-related events she attended, including the 56th annual Grammy awards and the star-flecked 50th anniversary concert filmed a day later.

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Paul attends Linda McCartney Retrospective In Montpellier - Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Last night, Paul and his family attended the opening reception of the Linda McCartney retrospective photography exhibition in the city of Montpellier, France. The exhibition will run from 21st February – 4th May 2014 at Le Pavillon Populaire, a very special space dedicated to photography.

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Bid on a Chance to Meet Paul McCartney to Benefit MusiCares - Monday, February 24, 2014

Hey! You! Wanna meet Paul McCartney, only the greatest living songwriter? Well, Charitybuzz's Beatlemania Charity Auction, featuring the chance to meet Sir Paul McCartney, is here! 

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Beatles Boom on SoundScan Chart After 50th Anniversary Special - Monday, February 24, 2014

The rebirth of Beatlemania and the fourth studio album from country singer Eric Church supplied some much-needed lift to the U.S. album chart last week.

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Mitch Benn to perform 'The 37th Beatle' in Stafford Gatehouse Theatre - Sunday, February 23, 2014

Comedian Mitch Benn will be returning to Stafford in April with his latest show The 37th Beatle. Here, he talks to us about the show. When you think about it, a Scouse comedian/musician touring with a show about The Beatles makes perfect sense.

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John Lennon 'nonsense list' up for sale - Sunday, February 23, 2014

A unique “nonsense” list by former Beatle John Lennon is being sold by its Anglesey owner. Michael Poynter Adams has the original, 1969 printer’s proof of the list, which has 26 letters and nonsensical words alongside each one in Lennon’s handwriting. It’s expected to fetch at least £6,000 at the Colwyn Bay auction on Wednesday.

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Racing boat that roughed up Beatles is restored - Saturday, February 22, 2014

Fifty years ago this week four boys from Britain took a boat ride in Miami. They had appeared on television the night before, a program called The Ed Sullivan Show, and they wanted to cut loose. So they hopped into the prototype of a new offshore race boat named The Cigarette. The boat's builder, a man whose company would later become synonymous with go-fast boats, fired up the 435-horsepower engine, and hit the throttle.

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Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon, Jim Morrison to Appear on Postage Stamps - Saturday, February 22, 2014

Philatelists rejoice: The U.S. Postal Service will unravel several lines of celebrity-adorned stamps over the next two years, with subjects ranging from Apple founder Steve Jobs to gay rights activist Harvey Milk. It will also be offering numerous music-related stamps, including Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix this year and a James Brown stamp next year. 2015 will also see a re-release of Elvis Presley's 29-cent tribute from 1993 — the Postal Service's best-selling stamp ever — according to The Washington Post. A stamp for John Lennon has been planned for an as-yet-unannounced date.

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John Lennon Songwriting Contest finds a winner in Detroit; listen to 18-year-old Olivia Millerschin's hit - Friday, February 21, 2014

A teenager from Metro Detroit won this month the John Lennon Songwriting Contest's "LOVE, LOVE, LOVE" Valentine's Day competition. "LOVE, LOVE LOVE" is part of the annual contest named for The Beatles member and is considered a prestigious international competition.

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Harford Library celebrates the four British lads who changed America - Friday, February 21, 2014

"One, two, three, FOUR!" Never has a foreign invasion of a country's culture been announced in such a way. But so it was when American disc jockeys began playing the B-side of a 45 rpm record by a popular British rock 'n' roll quartet in January 1964. The radio release of The Beatles' Capitol recording of "I Want to Hold Your Hand" backed by "I Saw Her Standing There" - some weeks before the record company planned as the story goes - touched off a revolution that permeated everyday life in America and remains permanently ingrained in our culture five decades later.

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