May 13




 Recent Stories Online and On-Air

John Lennon's Ferrari up for grabs again
- Friday, May 10, 2013

‘I’m better than Ringo; Paul McCartney told me!’: Bev Bevan’s first meeting with the Beatles
- Thursday, May 09, 2013

Song Facts: The Beatles — "I've Got A Feeling"
- Thursday, May 09, 2013

Letters to the Editor: Concert ticket sales unfair, corporate taxes, partners in affairs
- Thursday, May 09, 2013

Beatles Concert Show ‘Let It Be’ Coming to Broadway
- Wednesday, May 08, 2013

My love for music
- Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Paul McCartney: Beatle Swarmed By Grasshoppers
- Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Out There news: McCartney's late arrival delays Beatle's second show of tour
- Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Rare Beatles Guitar Expected To Fetch £150k At London Auction
- Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Andrew Loog Oldham calls for street to be named after Beatles manager Brian Epstein
- Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Exclusive: Wolfgang's Vault to roll out rare solo Beatles concert tapes
- Monday, May 06, 2013

Here comes the sister
- Monday, May 06, 2013

Pierce Brosnan - Pierce Brosnan Settles Legal Spat Over Beatles Painting
- Monday, May 06, 2013


Paul McCartney: Blackbird - exclusive remastered stream
- Friday, May 10, 2013

Listen to an exclusive remastered version of classic track Blackbird, taken from a forthcoming reissue of the album Wings Over America, by Paul McCartney and Wings.

The live album Wings Over America was originally released in December 1976. It documented the rock band’s 1976 North American tour, and included versions of Wings/Paul McCartney tracks such Jet and Live and Let Die, alongside Beatles songs such as Yesterday and Lady Madonna.

The tour was the first Paul McCartney had undertaken in the US for a decade. Wings performed to more than 600,000 people during 31 dates in the US and Canada.

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Central musicians meet the 'Beatles
- Saturday, May 11, 2013

MANCHESTER - When Mathew Capalario found out his bassoon playing would back up a group of professionals covering songs by the Beatles at a concert Friday night at Central High School, he said his jaw dropped and that he emitted a grunt followed by a big "yes."

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Jimi Hendrix Wanted to Create a Supergroup With Paul McCartney, Miles Davis
- Saturday, May 11, 2013

LONDON (AP) - Miles and Jimi. Jimi and Miles. Fans of the late trumpet and guitar masters have long known that Miles Davis and Jimi Hendrix had been making plans to record together in the year before Hendrix's sudden death in 1970. But less attention has been paid to the bass player they were trying to recruit: Paul McCartney, who was busy with another band at the time.

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The Beatles Get Their Own Show
- Saturday, May 11, 2013

Trip down memory lane.

In May 1963, the Beatles were in the midst of their most grueling year of touring: They were playing a concert, TV, or radio appearance almost every day, and often they were doing two or three. Though the band gave well over 200 performances, and had been accustomed to playing several hours of material from their days in Hamburg,

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Photographer Henry Grossman's 'Places I Remember' captures candid times with the Beatles
- Friday, May 10, 2013

Henry Grossman was 27 when Time magazine hired him to shoot the Beatles during their first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in 1964. To the lifelong opera buff, it was nothing more than another assignment in a career that eventually included portraits of presidents from John F. Kennedy to Jimmy Carter and stars from Richard Burton to Luciano Pavarotti.

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Did you know?

Who was the 5th Beatle

William Everett "Billy" Preston (September 2, 1946 – June 6, 2006)

Alongside Tony Sheridan, Billy Preston was the only other musician to be credited on a Beatles recording: the artists on the number-one hit "Get Back" are given as "The Beatles with Billy Preston". Stephen Stills asked Preston if he could use Preston's phrase "if you can't be with the one you love, love the one you're with" and created the hit song.

In 1962, Preston joined Little Richard's band as an organist and it was while performing in Hamburg that Preston met the Beatles.

Following his exposure with Charles, several musicians began asking Preston to come to sessions, most notably the Beatles, who asked him to contribute to two of their albums, Abbey Road and Let It Be.

Preston is one of several people sometimes referred to by outsiders as a "Fifth Beatle". At one point during the "Get Back" sessions, John Lennon even proposed the idea of having him as the "Fifth Beatle" (to which Paul countered that it was bad enough with four). Preston first met The Beatles as a 16-year-old in 1962 while part of Little Richard's touring band, when their manager Brian Epstein organized a Liverpool show, at which the Beatles opened.

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Source: Wikipedia


   John Lennon Quote of the week

Yeah we all shine on, like the moon, and the stars, and the sun.

   The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today : Saturday, May 11, 1963-

Imperial Ballroom, Carr Road, Nelson, Lancashire

Mayhem hit this northern industrial town as 2000 frantic teenagers crammed into the Imperial Ballroom to see the Beatles.

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