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Legendary Beatles Strawberry Field gates painted yellow - Thursday, August 29, 2013

Iconic gates made famous by a  Beatles song were painted yellow  by a mysterious “artist”. Merseyside Police were making  enquiries after tourists arrived at  the entrance to former children’s  home Strawberry Field in Woolton  yesterday to find the top half of one  of the gates had been painted  yellow.

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They should have known better: no blue plaque for ‘Fifth Beatle’ Brian Epstein - Thursday, August 29, 2013

He may have discovered the Beatles, but even with a little help from his friends, Brian Epstein’s legacy is being overlooked.For the past six years Geoffrey Ellis — an old friend who worked with Epstein while he was managing the Beatles in the Sixties before his death in 1967 — has been trying to persuade English Heritage to put a blue plaque on the house in Belgravia where the man Paul McCartney described as the “Fifth Beatle” lived and died.

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Beatles carved in iconic Mount Rushmore pose - Wednesday, August 28, 2013

A Mount Rushmore–style sculpture  with The Beatles in place of the four US  presidents has taken centre stage in an  exhibition. Titled Tomorrow Never Knows, the  display is made up of four standalone  pieces focusing on Liverpool’s musical heritage.

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Ringo Starr's children's book to include previously unheard version of 'Octopus's Garden' - Wednesday, August 28, 2013

A previously unheard version of Ringo Starr singing 'Octopus's Garden' will be released along with a children's book of the same title this October. Earlier this year, Starr gave permission to publishing house Simon & Schuster to turn the famous Beatles' track into a picture book and, according to a post on his official Facebook account, it will come with a previously unreleased recording of the song, too.

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GILBERT TAYLOR - Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Every filmmaker hopes their viewers will be left with indelible images, which will play over and over in the mind like a narrative transfusion. The great cinematographers achieve this gift of imagination and the truly great photographers even define the sensibilities of their time. Gilbert Taylor was such an artist.


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Warhol snap shots - Tuesday, August 27, 2013

These never-before-seen photographs of celebrities captured by Andy Warhol are about to become and exhibition. This 1979 picture shows John Lennon and the boyfriend of fashion designer Roy Halston Frowick, known as Halston. (BNPS)

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Famous Writers' Typewriters On Exhibit At Northeastern - Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Gallery 360,Northeastern University's on-campus art gallery, is hosting a collection of typewriters from famous writers, such as Ray Bradbury, John Lennon and Ernest Hemingway.

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Harrison historical marker to be unveiled - Tuesday, August 27, 2013

BENTON — Plans are being finalized for the celebration marking the 50th anniversary of “the first Beatle in America.” George Harrison’s 1963 visit to Benton will be remembered during the celebration that includes the unveiling and dedication of a historical marker on the Benton Public Square.

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Paul McCartney Tour Tops Pollster's Ranking Of Highest-Grossing Concerts - Monday, August 26, 2013

The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The previous week's ranking is in parentheses. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.

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How our reporter got rocker to change his tune on Beatles story - Monday, August 26, 2013

LAKE GENEVA, Wis. — Yes, the Lake Geneva dateline is a bit beside the point, but I was so excited about a story Josh Stockinger wrote in Friday's editions I felt compelled to add my 2 cents while on a mini vacation.

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