Monday May 13
John Lennon wanted to return to the UK before he was shot, says singer's friend
John Lennon wanted to return to the UK before he was shot and killed in New York, according to a new book.
Musical in Merced gives backstage view of The Beatles
For one night only, the award-winning Beatles musical "In My Life" will play Sunday at the Art Kamangar Center at the Merced Theatre.
Brian Epstein recalls first look at the Beatles in rare '64 interview online now
In a historic 1964 interview repeated Monday on Marc Riley's Musical Time Machine on BBC Radio 6, Beatles manager Brian Epstein tells British TV personality Bill Grundy his first view of the Beatles was "an eye opener." He described going to a "darkened, dank smoky cellar in the middle of the day" and seeing fans watching "four young men on stage ... (more)
Beatle news briefs: Exclusive Epstein book preview; 'Freda' theater deal
We have an exclusive preview of the graphic novel that will form the basis of the upcoming biofilm on Brian Epstein that director Vivek Tiwary said today will be published this fall.
Times of Oman
Been there done that
Brian Epstein had an idea. The Beatles had just lodged their first No. 1 hit on the charts, and Gerry and the Pacemakers, another band off his burgeoning roster, had a sure hit on the way - How Do You Do It? The Beatles refused to release that song themselves, considering it too old-fashioned, but the Pacemakers took it to No.