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15 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

British Invasion turns 50 www.utsandiego.com...

Billy J. Kramer did. But not a true misstep that would take him into the abyss of rock 'n' roll one-hit-wonder shame .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, The Hollies, San Diego County, CA, Valley Center, CA

17 hrs ago | Something Else! Reviews

'Jesus, did I do that?': John Lennon heralds...

John Lennon took the stage 45 years ago this weekend for what would become the initial concert recording by a Beatle, Live Peace in Toronto. He was joined on September 13, 1969, at Varsity Stadium, by a quickly assembled group that included Yoko Ono, Eric Clapton, Klaus Voormann and a very surprised Alan White.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Progressive-Rock, Yes

17 hrs ago | Independent.ie

Price of former Beatles island slashed by a 100k

After two years on the market, the islands price has been cut to a bargain price of just a 200,000. An island that was once owned by John Lennon has had its asking price slashed by a whopping a 100k.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

18 hrs ago | Examiner.com

The Beatles week ahead: Boston celebrates the Beatles

The West End Museum in Boston is featuring a " Beatles Invade Boston: 50th Anniversary Celebration" the weekend of Sept. 12-14 in honor of The Beatles first Boston concert at the Boston Garden.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Ringo Starr, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Bridgeport, CT

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Detroit News

'The Beatles' mono catalog returns to vinyl LP

In one sense, Tuesday's release of the complete mono catalog of the Beatles on vinyl LPs is the most technologically ambitious attempt yet to take what is arguably the most significant body of recorded music in the pop era and do ... absolutely nothing. 'This is a lot different than many other projects,' said Steve Berkowitz, the lead producing engineer on the 14-LP 'The Beatles in Mono' set.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Yellow Submarine, Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Family, Adventure, George Harrison

Daily Mail

Abbey Clancy sticks to red and black on Day Two of London Fashion Week

BREAKING NEWS 'Jihadi John' kills British hostage David Haines in latest ISIS horror video - and threatens to behead another Briton next Radio bosses behind hoax call where DJs posed as Queen concerned over pregnant Kate Middleton's health donate $470,000 to family of nurse who took own life - but defend DJs responsible Family's outrage at cops who violently arrested a father of two for 'appearing intoxicated while taking care of his kids'... but actually has a TERMINAL ILLNESS that makes him look that way Investment firm criticizes failing Olive Garden restaurants for serving bland pasta and begs the chefs to start salting the water Is there a cop killer on the loose? Police question 'person of interest' as manhunt intensifies for shooter who killed a state trooper in an ambush at Pennsylvania barracks Hillary Clinton says Bill was subjected to South Africa-style hearings in order to ... (more)


Related Topix: Fashion, Fashion Week, Pop/Rock, Home Gardening, Home, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News


David Geffen Fast Facts

The David Geffen Medical College Scholarship fund offers full tuition to the school's best applicants who attend the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Under Geffen's tenure, Geffen Records was home to popular artists such as Donna Summer, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Elton John , and Guns 'N' Roses.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock


President Obama Channels Ethelred The Unready

Barack Obama has convinced me. I am newly converted. I have seen the light. War is not the answer - particularly if Barack Obama is Commander-In-Chief.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Pop/Rock, Hillary Clinton, Pennsylvania


Today in Rock: September 13

On this day in Shirley Ellis records "The Nitty Gritty." Also on this day The Hollies' Graham Nash falls out of his touring van after a Scottish gig, leaning on an unlocked door and tumbling out at 40 mph.


Related Topix: The Hollies, Pop/Rock, Ringo Starr

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Pocono Record

Check it out: Music and art weekend with Fab Four, festival, flutist

Wanna be a part of modern-day Beatlemania? You'll have the opportunity during the Cast of Beatlemania's Pocono-area concert. Fresh off a Friday night show that focused on the albums "Meet the Beatles" and "Abbey Road," the tribute band will explore all eras of the Beatles' music during tonight's performance.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Fab Four, Short, Music!, The Beatles, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

Bass Player

Bass Virtuosos Set to Take Over the Iridium Club in New York City

This October, the legendary Iridium Jazz Club in New York City will pay tribute to a series of legends that have furthered the evolution of the bass from backing rhythm to front an center lead. For more information, visit theiridium.com .


Related Topix: Bela Fleck & the Flecktones, Jazz, Best of 2007, Short, Music!, Progressive-Rock, King Crimson, Pop/Rock

The Fairfield Ledger

Beatles tribute set at Sondheim

The Fab Four commemorates the 50th anniversary of Beatlemania and the British Invasion, and with uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of the Beatles' classics, The Fab Four will have the audience thinking they are back in time rockin' with John, Paul, George and Ringo. Hear record-perfect live performances of such classics as "Can't Buy Me Love," "Yesterday," "A Day In The Life," "Twist And Shout," "Here Comes The Sun," "Hey Jude," "Penny Lane," as well as John Lennon's "Imagine."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Fab Four, The Beatles, Celebrities, Paul McCartney

Something Else! Reviews

Deep Beatles: "Things We Said Today" from A Hard Day's Night

Concluding Deep Beatles' look at Hard Day's Night tracks that did not appear in the film is a gem: "Things We Said Today," a Paul McCartney-penned song that he still performs live. In 1980, John Lennon cited it as one of his all-time favorite McCartney compositions.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Advocate

The Beatles: Recalling the mob scene in City Park 50 years ago

Photo by Ted Rozumalski -- Paul McCartney, George Harrison and John Lennon on stage during the September 16, 1964 concert in New Orleans. The Beatles played their only New Orleans concert on Sept.


Related Topix: Children TV, Animated TV, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Entertainment, Television, Ringo Starr, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, New Orleans, Jazz

Erie Times News

Pops season opens with Classical Mystery Tour

There is an entire generation of musicians worldwide who heard the Beatles in the 1960s and bought a guitar the next day. Jim Owen is not among them.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Erie, PA

Wed Sep 10, 2014

BBC News

Giant beach art that's gone in a day

Over the summer a giant crop-circle, a huge Yoda and a 200m memorial to John Lennon have all appeared on a Somerset beach. Each has lasted for just hours before being washed away by the tide.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock


Introducing 'The 10'

Recently, my colleague Rich Marini wrote a column about historic concerts he witnessed, including a cameo at an Elton John show that would be John Lennon's last public performance; Simon & Garfunkel's Concert in Central Park; and the Atlantic Records special in 1988 that closed with a much-anticipated Led Zeppelin reunion At the end of the column, he asks readers to share their concert stories, writing, "Maybe you saw the Rolling Stones at Freeman Coliseum, the Beatles at Shea Stadium or any of a number of acts at the legendary Fillmore West in San Francisco before it closed."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Art Garfunkel, The Rolling Stones, Entertainment

The Orlando Sentinel

Beatles gave Florida fans a lifetime ticket to ride 50 years ago

He rousted a film crew away from a windblown stage at the Gator Bowl . Finally, after weeks of drama and doubt, 23,000 people could enjoy some history.


Related Topix: Children TV, Animated TV, The Beatles, Entertainment, Television, Hurricane, Hurricane Dora, Weather, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Paul McCartney, Music

New Haven Independent

Jake Returns With His Family Of Jewels

Speaking about singer-songwriter Allan "Jake" Jacobs of Jake and the Family Jewels fame, Steve Asetta, saxophonist and conductor of Westville's Lyric Hall Orchestra project, made no bones about it: "Jake's voice remains unchanged - it may be even better. He is a true singer."


Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Pop/Rock, Love, Drama Movies, Folk, Joni Mitchell

York Press

Artwork by music legends goes on show in York

ARTWORK by some of the biggest names in music and pop culture will be on display in York for a limited time only. An exhibition featuring paintings and prints by Bob Dylan, Ronnie Wood and John Lennon will be held at Castle Galleries in Coppergate this week, with members of the public invited to take a look on Friday.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock