Bev Bevan, later a founding member of the Move and the Electric Light Orchestra, says a chance meeting with the Beatles years earlier provided a huge ego boost when Paul McCartney praised his drumming.
Appearing as part of Denny Laine and the Diplomats — a largely forgotten EMI Records act that ended up seeding more famous bands like the Move, the Moody Blues and the Electric Light Orchestra
The powerful and bluesy "I've Got A Feeling," which John Lennon jokingly called "I've Got A Fever," is a true Lennon/McCartney composition. It blends — via alternation and superimposition — two incomplete songs, one by Paul McCartney, one by Lennon.
Both happened to have been written around the same period and based on the same two-chord motif built around a first-position A chord......
Hey Hey, ticket sales unfair
Being a 49-year Beatles and Paul McCartney fan, I was thrilled when McCartney announced his show is coming to Orlando.
Being a member of PaulMcCartney.com, I was allowed access to the pre-sale. I was sitting at the computer, after making sure all my site information was updated and accurate, ready to go before 9 a.m.
For a group that split up more than four decades ago and never reunited, the Beatles are certainly finding plenty of opportunities to appear on Broadway. “Let It Be,” a popular British concert show based around the band’s music, will make its mop-topped way from the West End to Broadway this summer, press representatives for the production said on Wednesday.
With The Beatles, one common theme is love. And in their immortal words, love is all you need
I love music. I play music. And now as I'm writing my first piece about music, it is only appropriate that it begins with the words I started with.
Paul McCartney has swapped Beatles for grasshoppers - after a stage invasion by a swarm of the creatures.
The star managed to complete his performance despite being buzzed by a cloud of the insects as he played on stage in Brazil. Animal-lover McCartney carried on for almost three hours in Goiania.
went against his tradition of making at least minor changes to the setlist for his second show at Goiânia, Brazil Monday. After the many changes of the first Out There! show in Bel Horizonte on Saturday, fans couldn't wait to see what he'd do for the next show.
And all the anticipation probably gave way to a little disappointment because, as a McCartney spokesman confirmed.
A rare guitar played by Beatles pair John Lennon and George Harrison worth about £150,000 will go on display in London this week.
The Beatles VOX guitar, a custom prototype made in 1966 and later given to "Magic Alex" Mardas, a friend of the band, will be unveiled at The Stafford London hotel in St. James's Palace.
Former Rolling Stones Manager Andrew Loog Oldham has called for a street in Liverpool to be named after Brian Epstein, the impresario who guided The Beatles to the top of the charts and international fame.
Brian gave Andrew, who has just released his new book Stone Free, his first break into the world of showbiz when he hired him as an assistant to help handle his growing team of pop talent.
Wolfgang's Vault, which has amassed a huge collection of vintage live shows in its Concert Vault section by a wide assortment of artists, will start digging into its archives and post moreby the solo Beatles, the Vault's CEO Bill Sagan told us in a face-to-face interview.