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32 min ago | Metro

John Lennon's first ever self portrait on sale for 3million

For many, John Lennon - along with Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr - is known for starting a musical revolution with the Beatles.


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1 hr ago | The Economist

Innovation: It takes two

Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs. By Joshua Wolf Shenk.


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5 hrs ago | Nashville Scene

David Olney is still a contender. Can you say the same?

David Olney will serve as artist in residence 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays through Sept. 10 at The 5 Spot, 1006 Forrest Ave. He will also perform Sept.


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9 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

Midge Ure Gave Up On Retirement After Realising He Couldn't Change Music

Live Aid hero Midge Ure gave up plans for a booze-filled retirement after realising he couldn't fight what he hated about the music industry from a rocking chair.


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Wed Aug 20, 2014


Theatrical Throwback Thursday: Rosie O'Donnell Gives a Mile To Hedwig & the Angry Inch

Sweet Tooth "Don't you know me? I'm the new Berlin Wall, baby - try and tear me down!" the title character of John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask 's decadent one-man-and-a-band rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH snarls before launching into the explosive and propulsive opening number, "Tear Me Down", at the start of the show.


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The Jewish Journal

Hanging with the Beatles - in 1964

It was 6 a.m. on Aug. 19, 1964, when the phone rang in the Studio City apartment of Ivor Davis, then a young West Coast correspondent for London's Daily Express, circulation 4 million.


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Shields Gazette

in Pictures: Beatlemania coming to South Shields

David Peterson and his band will be stirring up some Beatlemania at the Customs House, in South Shields, on Friday.


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Help! : The Beatles' Second Movie

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen .


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CBS Local

When The Beatles Played At The Cow Palace 50 Years Ago Today

"All of my girlfriends. We all lived on the same street. All we did, you know,we we're the Beatle' girlfriends every single chance we had," Denise McKevitt Rasmussen, who was celebrating her ninth birthday, said.


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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Radio Ink

(WIZARD) The Electricity Of Opposites

It's in our nature to seek reinforcement of our preferences. We cling to the familiar and want more of the same.


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Ron McNeil of Beatles tribute band, 'Fab Four' talks Indian Ranch show Aug 23

Seth Swirsky spent seven years asking people to share their interactions with John, Paul, George and Ringo.


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Author's dive into Beatles story still has depths ...

For British author Mark Lewisohn, telling the story of the world's greatest rock band the way it deserves to be told will take time - a quarter-century, to be exact.


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Nashville Scene

Covers Round-Up: Jim James and Elvis Costello Do Dylan; Gillian Welch ...

Did someone forget to tell me? Is Aug. 19 National Covers Day? It certainly seems that way.


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PRLog US Entertainment

"She Loves You" by Jude Southerland Kessler Released on Ebook

Jude Southerland Kessler is pleased to announce that her third book, She Loves You, is now available for Kindle readers and will soon be available for all Ebook formats.


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Environmentalists Call For Health Registry To Track Natural Gas Drilling Threats

Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's administration said Monday it has enhanced the state health department's handling of complaints involving natural-gas drilling, prompting environmentalists to renew their demand for more aggressive action.


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Easy Reader News

Living legend: Marshall Crenshaw plays Hermosa

Marshall Crenshaw was a 23-year old bar musician in suburban Michigan when he got pegged to play John Lennon in "Beatlemania," the musical, off Broadway.


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Historic St Peter's Church Hall in Woolton to be open during Intl. Beatle Week

St. Peter's Church in Liverpool, the site of the day that John Lennon first met Paul McCartney on July 6, 1957, will hold special events during International Beatles Week from Aug. 21 through 25, our Liverpool correspondent Donna Jackson said Aug. 17. Among the events, visitors will be able to stand in the spot where Lennon and McCartney were first ... (more)


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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Kos

Monday Night at the Theater: Lauren Bacall

Bacall worked on Broadway in musicals, earning Tony Awards for Applause in 1970 and Woman of the Year in 1981.


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Beatles 50th anniversary TV special wins Creative Arts EmmyA Award

"The Beatles : The Night That Changed America," the tribute special to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show," won a Creative Arts EmmyA Award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at the ceremony held over the weekend, Variety reported Saturday.


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Paul McCartney working with Kanye West?

Paul McCartney might collaborate with Kanye West soon. And you thought it was a big deal when he collaborated with John Lennon.


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