THE BEATLES PLAYED their first and only Irish concerts fifty years ago this week; whipping up mass hysteria as they whistled through a series of short-sharp shows in Belfast and Dublin.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first visit to New York, and the “Ed Sullivan Show” appearances that lit the fuse on Beatlemania in America, the New York Public Library and the Grammy Museum are collaborating on a multimedia exhibition, “Ladies and Gentlemen … The Beatles!”
The highly anticipated John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes app will be available on November 14 in Apple's App Store. It was originally supposed to be released this week but the launch date had to be pushed back a week.
Paul McCartney has revealed a bizarre fact about The Beatles' icon Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album - a sound only dogs can hear features on track 'A Day in the Life'.
The light blue 1967 Triumph Herald which was parked just metres from the Beatles as they walked across a Zebra crossing on their iconic 'Abbey Road' album cover is for sale – and it's right here in Ireland.
The Beatles memorabilia dealer who sold the album, stated (in their **eBay listing) it was; "A simply stunning truly near mint mono original first state butcher cover version of the LP 'Yesterday and Today' in the original shrinkwrap!! (Capitol T-2553) what can I say, it's simply a beauty front, back and all around!"
My father, Mike O'Neill, a piano player and songwriter who enjoyed his heyday in the 1960s, has died of cancer aged 75. Born in Lowton, Lancashire (now in Greater Manchester), the oldest of four brothers, he grew up in the 40s causing havoc as a child.
A preview of the second volume of The Beatles 'Live At The BBC' collection is being streamed online – The original collection of recordings was released in 1994, hitting Number One in the UK charts and selling more than five million copies worldwide within its first six weeks of release. Its follow-up, 'On Air – Live at the BBC Volume 2' will be released on Monday, November 11.
Newly privatised Royal Mail is launching its first TV ad in six years to promote the dedication of its postmen and women in the build-up to Christmas. The campaign features a version of The Beatles’ classic song 'All You Need Is Love', recorded at Abbey Road Studios by the Royal Mail Choir.
The debate over whether this is the greatest All-Starr Band that Ringo Starr has ever assembled can be put off for another time. There is no question, however, that it’s one of the most closely knit: “This band has all great musicians,” Starr says in this clip. “But the spirit of this band is very close.”