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Drums Ringo Starr Played at Beatles' Shea Stadium Shows on Display at NYC Bloomingdale's Store - Wednesday, October 02, 2013

A drum kit featuring various drums that Ringo Starr used when The Beatles played their historic Shea Stadium concerts in 1965 and 1966 currently is on display for a limited time at the Bloomingdale’s flagship store on 59th St. in New York City.  The kit includes the bass drum Starr played at his old band’s August 15, 1965, show at the now-demolished ballpark, as well as the floor and rack toms he used at the August 23, 1966, concert at the stadium.

Paul McCartney to Answer 'New' Questions on Twitter - Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Paul McCartney will answer questions from fans Thursday in his first-ever Twitter Q&A to celebrate the launch of his upcoming album New. Where Does Paul McCartney Rank on Our 100 Greatest Singers List?

New John Lennon Biography to be Released for Beatles 50th Anniversary - Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Beatles expert and author Jude Southerland Kessler has announced that the upcoming release of her third book has been delayed to coincide with Beatles anniversary. The much anticipated third book She Loves You, in the highly acclaimed John Lennon Series, which was due to be released on October 9, 2013 has been pushed back by its author Jude Southerland Kessler.  The new release date will be February 7, 2014 when the book will make its formal debut at the Beatles Conference in Altoona, Pa.

Rest Easy, Paul McCartney’s Talking Squirrel Movie Is Finally Getting Made - Tuesday, October 01, 2013

It’s a good day to be a squirrel. First comes the trailer for The Nut Job, and now the news that the squirrel-centric children’s book “High in the Clouds” is being adapted into a feature film. Of course, squirrels can’t actually watch movies, read news on the internet, or even understand the concept of language, but I’m sure they’d be pleased were it explained to them in squirrel terms.

John Lennon lauds Canada’s good ‘vibrations,’ predicts Beatles’ breakup in long-lost Mississauga interview - Monday, September 30, 2013

A reel-to-reel radio relic that preserves a long-lost Canadian interview with John Lennon, discovered recently in a former New York broadcaster’s attic is set to be auctioned Thursday. We ended up in Montreal, which turned out to be a good thing. The interview vividly recalls the musician’s December 1969 peace mission in Canada that culminated with a private meeting between the pop superstar and then-prime minister Pierre Trudeau.

Beatlemania: 'the screamers' and other tales of fandom - Monday, September 30, 2013

Fifty years ago, Beatlemania shocked the world, drawing hostility and pity from press and public alike. But the screamers were neither the first nor the last to be starstruck… The first time Scottish concert promoter Andi Lothian booked the Beatles, in the frozen January of 1963, only 15 people showed up. The next time he brought them north of the border, to Glasgow Odeon on 5 October, they had scored a No 1 album and three No 1 singles, and it was as if a hurricane had blown into town.

Signed With the Beatles album makes $41,000 at RR Auction - Sunday, September 29, 2013

A signed copy of With the Beatles has seen some of the highest bids in RR Auction's online sale, which closed on September 26. The album, signed by all four members of the band and in superb condition, sold for $40,726. A rare UK stereo first pressing, first cover edition complete with the original record, it is described by the auction house as "virtually nonexistent", such is its rarity.

John Lennon's first home is up for sale and you can own it - Sunday, September 29, 2013

The home where John Lennon began his life after his birth in 1940 at 9 Newcastle Road in Liverpool is up for auction and Donna Jackson of the British Beatles Fan Club said in an interview Sept. 28 that the home in many ways hasn't changed from when John Lennon and his mother Julia lived there.

The Beatles: the making of Lennon - Saturday, September 28, 2013

As part of our exclusive coverage of Mark Lewisohn's new Beatles biography, the author shares an extract exposing the uncomfortable truth about John Lennon's relationship with the irreverent, uninhibited woman he called Mummy.

Paul McCartney swaps singing for acting as he takes to the stage with Tom Hanks at star-studded Shakespeare charity reading - Saturday, September 28, 2013

He is famous for his singing and song-writing skills. But Sir Paul McCartney appears to have caught the acting bug.  The 71-year-old took part in the Simply Shakespeare event in Los Angeles on Wednesday alongside Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson and William Shatner.

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