LONDON — Jackie Lomax, a singer-songwriter who worked with The Beatles and enjoyed a long solo career, has died at age 69. Lomax died Sunday in the Wirral, near Liverpool in northwest England, following a brief illness, according to his official website.
Much has been written about the Fab Four, but a new book reveals that the friendship between Lennon and McCartney was more complex than we knew, writes Pete Martin. In Paul McCartney’s house in Liverpool, the wallpaper in the living room doesn’t go all the way round. The room is half-decorated in an exotic Japanesey bamboo print which gives way to a couple of different, cheaper papers.
October 14th (15th in the US) will see the release of Paul’s first album of brand NEW solo material in six years. Today, Monday 23rd September, Paul reveals NEW artwork as well as tracklisting for the deluxe version.
Dhani Harrison has recorded one of his father's songs, For You Blue, and released it today on iTunes for charity. From the George Harrison website: "Dhani Harrison’s version of his father’s song “For You Blue” is available today!
It was exactly 50 years ago when Barbara Bezant and Lyn Jeffries got together to record a message for the Fab Four. They stuck it in the post but didn't hear anything back - until now.
Julia Lennon was killed when she was knocked over by a car as she crossed the road in 1958.Although she had given Lennon up age five, at the time of her death the pair had reconciled, leading Lennon to later tell how he felt he had lost her twice.
PREVIEWING HIS FORTHCOMING 24th solo studio album – entitled New – in the latest MOJO magazine, Paul McCartney pricks the bubble of received wisdom that surrounds his former, quite-well-known band, The Beatles. One song,
Paul McCartney is to perform at BBC Maida Vale as part of a 6 Music event. The forrmer Beatle, whose forthcoming album New is released by Hear Music/Universal on October 14, will play at the BBC studios on Wednesday, October 16 during 6 Music Live at Maida Vale.
A star ruby and diamond spiritual ring owned and worn by Elvis Presley, a four-string banjo owned and played by George Harrison and a Civil War 36-star flag made by Tiffany & Co. will be sold Oct. 6th