Author Kevin Roach, who has penned an excellent book on the family of Paul McCartney and is co-author of another on the Beatles, has now authored “George Harrison: That's the Way God Planned It,” which explores's early life. We interviewed him about his new book, which is available as an e-book for Kindle in the U.S. and the UK and as a paperback in the UK.
This is the story of aging rock musician Gary Goldberg, The Beatles and a lie that, in the end, came to haunt him. Goldberg took the podium last week at the Elmhurst Historical Museum to tell a few dozen spectators about his days in the Cave Dwellers — a 1960s Chicago garage-rock band that never made it big but, 48 years later, found a new audience among collectors of reissued and hard-to-find vinyl records.
A WEBSITE devoted to random meetings between the public and The Beatles over the years is set to become a book. The Facebook page, called The Beatles And Me, was set up “for a bit of a laugh” according to its creator Dean Johnson.
A Derbyshire woman has paid £7,000 for a jacket once worn by Beatles star John Lennon.
Sir Paul McCartney's ex-wife Heather Mills has taken out second place in the women's adaptive slalom event at the New Zealand Winter Games. Mills, who is ranked 28th in the world in the event, clocked two minutes 9.09 seconds to miss out on the gold to Canada's Melanie Schwartz (1:59.79) on Queenstown's Coronet Peak.
The Alberta dentist who bought John Lennon's tooth has sent it to the U.S. for DNA sequencing in the hopes the former Beatles may one day be cloned. With a little help from an Alberta dentist and the power of science, John Lennon may someday live to sing another song.
If you want to discover the rich history of the, and walk in their footsteps, you will be buying a plane ticket to England. You will head to Liverpool where they grew up, seeing their childhood homes and the places they played, and London, where they recorded the most famous albums in rock and roll history and performed for the Queen.
Sid Bernstein, the visionary music promoter and producer who booked The Beatles to play Carnegie Hall and Shea Stadium in the 1960s, has died at the age of 95. During his career, Bernstein also booked acts like Frank Sinatra, Jimi Hendrix, Judy Garland and the Rolling Stones.
The Broadway engagement of Let It Be will conclude Sunday, September 1st at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street) following 46 performances and 9 previews. At the time of closing, the Broadway production is projected to have cumulatively grossed between 2 and 2.4 million dollars, playing to over 50,000 audience members. The show began previews Tuesday, July 16th and officially opened Wednesday, July 24th.
Ever since John Lennon was tragically gunned down in 1980, it has been widely and persistently reported that the former Beatle spoke a few minutes after he was shot. Jim O'Donnell, a noted Beatles' author, refutes the story with new research, showing that Lennon did not linger in agony for minutes and speak, but rather died swiftly in seconds. Little Silver, New Jersey (PRWEB) August 20, 2013
After decades of industrial decline, the northern English city of Liverpool's cry of Help!is being heard as tourists flock to the home of The Beatles. The recession-hit city's struggling economy now receives an infusion of hundreds of millions of pounds a year as a result of visitors drawn to Liverpool by the pull of the world's best-selling pop group, local government agencies estimate.