|With his band's second album about to be released, in a new interview, George Harrison's son talks about his hang-ups, fame and "blending in" in Los Angeles. "Being in LA is great, because there are so many weird people out there, so you can just blend in. I like that." Dhani has called Los Angeles home for several years.|
|A rare record album, Introducing The Beatles, recently fetched $14,999 on eBay. The 1964 album, featuring the songs Love Me Do and P.S. I Love You was stated to be in near mint condition with its original Sears wrapping and price sticker. Introducing The Beatles by Vee-Jay Records was the first Beatles album released in the United States.|
|At the climax of his three-hour set at Hyde Park in London, Bruce Springsteen introduced Paul McCartney. After playing I Saw Her Standing There, McCartney and Springsteen segued into Twist and Shout as a "drably dressed man with sensible hair" could be seen waving frantically at the back of the stage, indicating it was time to call it a night.|
|Steve Meyer worked at Capitol Records from 1969 to 1983 14 years in National Promotion. During that time, he met all of the Beatles except Ringo Starr. His encounters with George Harrison and Paul McCartney were brief, he admits. "I met John in 1970 and 1971 when I worked for Capitol in New York City. We talked until the wee hours of the morning."|
|The 1960s mop top is gone, but Ringo Starr is still flashing a peace sign.
The former Beatle marked his 72nd birthday in Nashville Saturday by holding a "peace and love" moment at noon. He asked people worldwide to do the same at 12 o'clock in their time zones.
|Paul McCartney posted over the weekend on his Facebook page about working with Bungie. The post said, "I'm really excited to be working on writing music with Bungie, the studio that made Halo." McCartney is not a complete stranger to the world of video games, he was invovled in the production of The Beatles: Rock Band.|
|Ringo's always been diminished in every historical perspective. That's not so much through his own doing, mind you -- he was, in retrospect, a damn decent drummer -- but because anyone would naturally pale in comparison to the combined genius of Lennon, McCartney and Harrison.|
|Ringo Starr turned 72 on Saturday. But another mile marker, 50 years since he became a Beatle, is also being celebrated this year, just not necessarily by Starr. He told CBS News he hasn't thought about it at all. "It's just another number, isn't it? You know, that's how it is. ... It used to be just two years. Ooh, now five. Now 40," Starr said.|
|In 2011, Sir George Martin, who signed the Beatles to his Parlophone label and produced all but one of their albums, was the subject of a BBC documentary, "Produced by George Martin." The film will be released on DVD, Blu-ray and digital formats on September 11. The home release includes 50 minutes of bonus interviews.|
|The locals know it as "Beatle Island". It might have been where John Lennon and Yoko Ono lived out their retirement. It was not to be, but the isolated island with which John Lennon once fell in love could now be yours for $380,000 as Dorinish Island has been put up for sale. Yoko Ono sold the island to two local brothers in 1984.|