November 24



Nov 24, 2013
by Act Naturally

 Recent Stories Online and On-Air

"My dad interviewed John Lennon in bed"
 - Sunday, November 24, 2013

Beatles bidder wins two pieces of Fab Four history
 - Sunday, November 24, 2013

Beatles book autographed by Fab Four sells at Wareham
auction for £3k
- Saturday, November 23, 2013

The Beatles, JFK and Nov. 22, 1963
 - Saturday, November 23, 2013

The Beatles top Official Record Store Chart
 - Friday, November 22, 2013

Julian Lennon appears on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
 - Friday, November 22, 2013

Beatles expert calls for halt on sale of John Lennon's
detention records
- Friday, November 22, 2013

George Harrison Townlands Hospital memorial planned
 - Thursday, November 21, 2013

The John Lennon Museum Remembering Yoko Ono’s
millennium project
- Thursday, November 21, 2013

Report: Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr to Join Young Stars on CBS’ 50th Anniversary Beatles Salute
- Wednesday, November 20, 2013

A new report has emerged that reveals some of the stars who will be featured on the recently-announced CBS special celebrating the 50th anniversary of the night The Beatles first performed on the legendary TV variety program, The Ed Sullivan Show.

 According to the Australian television blog TV Tonight, surviving Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr both will appear on the show, which is titled The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to The Beatles. In addition, John Lennon‘s and George Harrison‘s widows, Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison, reportedly will be featured on the program, as will pop superstars Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, Adele, Bruno Mars,Pink and Katy Perry.  TV Tonight claims that an Australian cable TV executive revealed the lineup while announcing the special. As previously reported, The Night That Changed America will feature today’s top artists performing the same five songs that the Fab Four played during their debut Ed Sullivan Show appearance, as well as other classic Beatles tunes, while celebrity presenters will offer reminiscences and discuss the impact of the appearance.  The special will air on February 9 at 8 p.m. ET, exactly 50 years after the band’s historic Ed Sullivan visit.

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Paul McCartney invites nuclear disaster victims to Tokyo concert
- Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Around 300,000 residents were evacuated from the area around the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant in March, 2011 after a deadly earthquake and tsunami caused equipment failures at the site and led to the release of radioactive material.

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Yoko Ono - Yoko Ono Sued Over John Lennon-branded Collection
- Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Yoko Ono has been slapped with a breach of contract lawsuit from a disgruntled designer amid allegations she blocked a licensing deal for JOHN LENNON-branded products.

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With a little help! A new Beatles video clip is released of band's cover of Buddy Holly's Words of Love
- Tuesday, November 19, 2013

It’s been over forty years since the Beatles recorded their last music video. But a previously unseen clip of a cover of Words of Love by Buddy Holly is set to delight and intrigue fans. The video was recorded live at the BBC Radio studios a year before the band released the song on the album Beatles for Sale.

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Book recounts N.Y. family's Beatles magical mystery tour
- Monday, November 18, 2013

Some families form a special bond through a common interest  --  whether it's over a meal, a sport or a hobby. In the case of Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Jere Hester and his family, their bond is a love for all things related to the Beatles.

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Yoko Ono launches her 'War Is Over! (if you want it)' exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art
- Monday, November 18, 2013

YOKO Ono has invited Sydney to collaborate with her on eight art works, starting today. "I would like you to join me and show your creative power in these works," the artist, activist and widow of Beatle John Lennon said at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia yesterday.

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Record of the Week

Let It Be... Naked

Gets heavy play this week!

Fab Gift Ideas at The Fab Four Store

Let It Be Naked Fun Facts

  • Let It Be... Naked is a 2003 album by English rock group The Beatles. It is a remixed and remastered version of their 1970 album Let It Be. Wikipedia 
  • Release date: November 17, 2003
  • Artist: The Beatles
  • Label: Apple Record
1 Get Back 2:35
2 Dig a Pony 3:38
3 For You Blue 2:28
4 The Long and Winding Road 3:34
5 Two of Us 3:21
6 I've Got a Feeling 3:31
7 One After 909 2:44
8 Don't Let Me Down 3:19
9 I Me Mine 2:21
10 Across the Universe 3:38
11 Let It Be 3:51

Beatles Record Sales

  • "I Want To Hold Your Hand" sold nearly 5 million records in the US by 1968, making it the best selling single of the 1960s (from a Capitol Records Press release, September 9, 1968).
  • When "Can’t Buy Me Love" was released in the US on March 16, 1964, it sold 940,225 copies on the first day, shattering all previous sales records. The single went on to sell over 3 million by the end of the year (Spizer, Bruce, 2000: The Beatles’ Story on Capitol Records, Part One: Beatlemania & The Singles, p. 36).


George Harrison's Quote of the week

"Gossip is the Devil's radio."

George Harrison


 The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today :

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today : Sunday, November 24, 1963
The Beatles - ABC Cinema, Ferensway, Hull, Yorkshire


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Sunday Dec 1

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Josie Bunnie from Encinitas
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Nick Hertel from Santa Rosa
Kristen S from Columbia
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