FAMOUS Surrey residents are featured in a reworking of British pop artist Sir Peter Blake’s most famous piece of work – the picture adorning one of the most well-known albums of all time. Sir Peter took inspiration from his cover designed for The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band to create a new piece of artwork celebrating the British cultural icons of his lifetime.
The home where George Harrison, a former member of The Beatles, grew up is blooming with summer flowers after local organisations joined forces to give the home and surrounding area a facelift.
A previously unseen video clip of Paul and Linda McCartney paying a visit to the construction site of the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA) in 1992 was revealed toExaminer on July 21 by Dean Johnson, one of the authors of “The Beatles and Me.”
Kodaline wish they had written The Beatles hit 'Hey Jude'. The Irish band are ''massive fans'' of the classic pop group and vocalist Steve Garrigan said he wished he had written their classic 1968 single. Guitarist Mark Prendergast added he also wishes he penned 'Romeo and Juliet' by Dire Straits, whilst Steve also chose 'Change is Gonna Come' by Sam Cooke.
Paul McCartney's return to Seattle Friday for his highly anticipated Safeco Field show is stirring some embarrassing memories for iconic Seattle DJ and concert promoter Pat O'Day. O'Day was the program director and promoter of two Beatles shows at the old Seattle Coliseum (now KeyArena) on August 25, 1966. But several weeks before, he got a visit at KJR radio from a young woman who said she had to talk to him in private.
Sir Paul McCartney was joined onstage by the three surviving members of Nirvana as he performed in Seattle on Friday (19 July)
Former Nirvana members Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear joined McCartney to perform Beatles classics such as 'Helter Skelter' at Seattle's Safeco Field to mark the venue's first ever music concert. The Nirvana trio stayed on during McCartney's encore to play along to several Beatles hits including 'Get Back, 'Long Tall Sally' and 'The End'. McCartney first played with Grohl and Novoselic at the Hurrican Sandy Benefit concert in December before being joined by Smear to play 'Cut Me Some Slack' - a song they recorded together for Grohl's Sound City film project - on Saturday Night Live.
MANILA – Singer-songwriter Paul McCartney, who gained worldwide fame as a member of The Beatles, has joined calls for the release of an elderly elephant in the Manila Zoo. According to the animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), McCartney sent a letter to President Benigno Aquino III asking him to transfer Mali to a sanctuary in Thailand.
A RECORD sleeve on which an air hostess collected the autographs of all four Beatles is up for auction. Auctioneers estimate the EP cover should raise £400-£500 when it goes under the hammer on Saturday. The auction comes a month ahead of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first performances in Bournemouth.
Paul McCartney did not play "When I'm Sixty-Four" at a sold-out Miller Park Tuesday night. He's 71 now. He's already been there, done that. Some may wonder why he still keeps working at this point in his life and career. If any man has any right to phone it in, to simply call it a day, certainly it's McCartney, one of the greatest musical contributors of all time.
BENTON — A historical marker of international significance will recognize Benton’s place in the history of The Beatles. The marker will be dedicated later this year during a 50th anniversary commemoration of Beatle George Harrison’s visit to Benton in 1963.
Harrison traveled to the Franklin County city to visit his sister, Louise, then a resident of Benton. Harrison’s trip to Benton represents the first made to the United States by one of the famed Beatles.