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3 hrs ago | University of Cambridge
The Beatles' song A Hard Day's Night was released 50 years ago today. Its runaway success in the charts overlapped with a major sociological study of the newly-affluent working class that features in Lennon and McCartney's lyrics.
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4 hrs ago | Examiner.com
On this day in 1955 Bill Haley and the Comets' "Rock Around The Clock" becomes the first Rock song to hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Originally released as the B-side of "Thirteen Women" , it became a hit after it appeared in the movie Blackboard Jungle .
THERE was a sea of heads to be seen when a mass meeting was held in the Platers' Shed during the Upper Clyde Shipbuilders work-in in 1971.
That designation applied when our sons, now 25 and 21, were young and we made many pit stops along the way to our destinations.
The Beatles performed at Balboa Stadium. Between male fans crashing the stage and getting carried away and female fans passing out in pure ecstasy, it was a wonder the Beatles could finish the concert and escape the San Diego stage in one piece.
Paul McCartney has produced another video for another track off his latest album, New.
Just think of all the great music we would be robbed of, if records were given only one chance - and that chance being at the time they were originally released.
The parade of Beatles 50th anniversary celebrations have barely begun, and fans have yet to revisit some of the group's most momentous achievements - many centered around their musical breakthroughs.
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LET IT BE will begin previews at the Garrick Theatre tonight, 9th July 2014, marking the 50th anniversary of the London premiere of A Hard Day's Night .
When I heard that Pink Floyd would be releasing a new album in October, I thought about how exciting the news is for Pink Floyd fans but I also thought about the bands that will never reunite to do anything new.
In Paul McCartney's new video for " Early Days ," the 72-year-old ex- Beatle pays homage to meeting John Lennon in a beautifully shot black-and-white clip from director Vincent Haycock .
In the current issue of The Atlantic, Joshua Wolf Shenk has a fascinating description of how Paul McCartney and John Lennon created music together.
Ringo Starr celebrates his 74th birthday with his wife Barbara Bach in front of the Capitol Records Building.
John Lennon said "You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us.
Marshall Crenshaw has just about done it all, from acting to playing music, but when it comes down to it, he is most at home performing in front of appreciative audiences.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 06:46 am
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