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35 min ago | Examiner.com

Interview: Peter Asher recalls 50 years of British Invasion memories

The Beatles aren't the only ones celebrating 50th anniversaries this year. 2014 also marks 50 years since Peter & Gordon's first number one hit in America, the John Lennon-Paul McCartney song "World Without Love."

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Related Topix: Peter Asher, Children TV, Animated TV, The Beatles, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, us Travel, Travel

35 min ago | Spin

On 'Freeman,' the Former Gene Ween Recovers More than Just His Name

Recently in The Atlantic , Joshua Wolf Shenk countered the lone-genius myth with the example of cool Paul McCartney and wild John Lennon: competitive collaborators who created better music as a pair than as individuals.

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Related Topix: Ween, Pop/Rock

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Park Record

Deer Valley Music Festival continues with two shows this weekend

Tim Piper embodies the late Beatle John Lennon in the tribute concert "Just Imagine."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Utah, The Electric Light Orchestra, Park City, UT

Cape Cod Times

'Fab Four' convincing as real deal

For some, it's the first time playing "Abbey Road" in a '60s era living room while a mother makes dinner in the kitchen.

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Related Topix: The Fab Four, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Children TV, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Ringo Starr, Celebrities, Paul McCartney

KFVS12

George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles

This June 5, 1964 photo shows Paul McCartney, George Harrison and John Lennon during a Beatles performance for Dutch television.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Israel, World News, Middle East

HeraldNet

a Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!a an insider's history of rock and roll

In 1954, Bill Haley shook, rattled and rolled. In 2003, Beyonce went crazy in love.

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Related Topix: Children TV, Animated TV, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, The Stone, Death-Metal

WBIR-TV Knoxville

George Harrison memorial tree killed by real beetlesGeorge Harrison...

George Harrison memorial tree killed by real beetles A pine tree, planted in Los Angeles in memory of Beatle George Harrison, has been eaten by a beetles.

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

Linn's Stamp News

U.S. stamp for Jim Morrison considered in 1993 and rejected

Figure 1. Germany issued this Jim Morrison semipostal in 1988. It is one of four stamps in the German set honoring well-known rock stars.

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Related Topix: Woody Guthrie, Folk, Pop/Rock, The Doors

BroadwayWorld.com

Tickets to The Dan Band, Martin Sexton, Popovich Pet Theater, John...

New shows go on sale this week at bergenPAC include The Dan Band , Friday September 26th, see Martin Sexton Saturday, January 10th, 2015, then don't miss the family favorite Popovich Pet Theater, March 28th 2015, An Evening with filmographer John Waters Sunday, April 12th and don't miss Midtown Men presented by PBS/WNET TV on Thursday, May 28th ... (more)

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Related Topix: Martin Sexton, Folk, Theater, Arts, Pop/Rock, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, The Hangover, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Old School

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KISS-FM San Antonio

Rock Report: Nirvana's Krist Novoselic Stands With ...

On July 11, Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder launched into an anti-war plea while performing in England.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Eddie Vedder, Pop/Rock, Pearl Jam

JamBase

Stream This | The Black Album - Post-Beatles Compilation

The recently-released Boyhood movie was directed by Richard Linklater and stars Ethan Hawke, among others.

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

TheCelebrityCafe

Top 10 'Imagine' covers including Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam

Oct. 11, 1971 is a day that will be forever marked in music history, for on that day, John Lennon released "Imagine."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Pearl Jam, Best of 2007

Creative Loafing

First Notes (7/21/2014): Eddie Vedder covers 'Imagine,' more

Eddie Vedder performed a cover of John Lennon's "Imagine" for the first time ever.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Pearl Jam, Louisville, KY

ETonline

14 Ben & Jerry's Flavors Named After Celebrities

Sunday July 20 - is National Ice Cream Day. In fact, it's the 30th Anniversary of National Ice Cream Day! The first was in 1984, as proclaimed by President Ronald Regan.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Willie Nelson, Country, Pop/Rock, Dave Matthews, Brownies, Baked Goods

Star Tribune

Hagar rocks hard and loud at Starkey fundraiser

The Starkey Hearing Foundation has been able to call on some big-name musicians to entertain at its annual So the World May Hear gala in St. Paul - Garth Brooks, John Mellencamp and Elton John, twice no less.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Miley Cyrus, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, John Legend, Van Halen, Entertainment

Sun Jul 20, 2014

DVD Times

A Hard Day's Night

There's a case to be made, one made by among others by the late Ian MacDonald in his definitive book Revolution in the Head , that the peak period of the Beatles's creativity, just three years, is marked by two chords.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr

Asbury Park Press

What's going on in your town this weekWhat's going on in your town...

What's going on in your town this week A look at events taking place throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties this week Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1rv2OVj FILE - This Feb. 7, 1964 file photo shows The Beatles, from left, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison arriving in New York at John F. Kennedy ... (more)

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Related Topix: Monmouth County, NJ, Ocean County, NJ, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, The Beatles, Paul McCartney, Middletown, NJ

Examiner.com

Even after British Invasion, some UK chart-topping hits didn't fare well in U.S.

Some hits that reached No. 1 in the UK pop music charts didn't fare so well in the U.S. Some hits that reached No.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, America, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Gerry & the Pacemakers

SFGate

Petaluma lad has ticket, but no ride, to last Beatles concert

Terry Dilbeck, with son Kris, holds the poster and ticket - that he didn't use - to the Beatles' farewell concert at Candlestick.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Petaluma, CA, Short, Music!, Music, Entertainment

CNET News.com

Astronaut's lunar heartbeat lives on in Beatles cover

To honor the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing, a singer adds sounds of Neil Armstrong heart, plus "sounds of Venus" recorded by Voyager, to a John Lennon song.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Science / Technology, Space, NASA

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