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15 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Billy J. Kramer did. But not a true misstep that would take him into the abyss of rock 'n' roll one-hit-wonder shame .
17 hrs ago | Something Else! Reviews
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.
17 hrs ago | Independent.ie
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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 .
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."
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.
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.
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."
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.
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."
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 11:21 am
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