The year was 1964, and thehad just become internationally famous, traveling the world doing live performances. What an awful time to find out you have a ‘secret’ sister. was informed by his Aunt Harriet that in 1944, when he was four years old, his mother Julia had an affair while his father Alf was at sea, and got pregnant.
Joe Flannery's just-published book on The will be launched Tuesday in Liverpool with an event at the Beatles Story, it was announced Monday. The event will be held at 7 p.m. in the museum's Cavern replica., “Standing in the Wings; The Beatles, Brian Epstein and Me,”
A group of Everton supporters have reportedly started an online petition in a bid to get Beatles star Sir Paul McCartney to buy the club.
The supporters are thought to be keen on having the 70-year-old singer run the club as opposed to rumours of a consortium led by Ukrainian billionaire Oleg Bakhmatyuk.
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of their first number one single, the live concert show The Magic Of The Beatles is coming to Derby’s Assembly Rooms.
In 1963, the single Please Please Me launched John, Paul, George and Ringo’s chart-topping career. It announced the arrival of a band that was to become the biggest-selling recording artists in the world.
Yoko Ono is nothing less than a cultural icon. From her early years in New York's artistic avant-garde, to her marriage and collaborations with Beatle John Lennon, to her creative activism promoting peace, Ono has made, and continues to make, a powerful impact on our world.
It was 50 years ago today... and three of the Fab Four were chilling by the pool in Tenerife.
Only weeks later Beatlemania was in full swing and Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr were well on their way to becoming famous worldwide.
MANCHESTER - When Mathew Capalario found out his bassoon playing would back up a group of professionals covering songs by the Beatles at a concert Friday night at Central High School, he said his jaw dropped and that he emitted a grunt followed by a big "yes."
LONDON (AP) - Miles and Jimi. Jimi and Miles. Fans of the late trumpet and guitar masters have long known that Miles Davis and Jimi Hendrix had been making plans to record together in the year before Hendrix's sudden death in 1970.
But less attention has been paid to the bass player they were trying to recruit: Paul McCartney, who was busy with another band at the time.
Trip down memory lane.
In May 1963, the Beatles were in the midst of their most grueling year of touring: They were playing a concert, TV, or radio appearance almost every day, and often they were doing two or three. Though the band gave well over 200 performances, and had been accustomed to playing several hours of material from their days in Hamburg,
Henry Grossman was 27 when Time magazine hired him to shoot the Beatles during their first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in 1964. To the lifelong opera buff, it was nothing more than another assignment in a career that eventually included portraits of presidents from John F. Kennedy to Jimmy Carter and stars from Richard Burton to Luciano Pavarotti.