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1 hr ago | Mirror.co.uk

The most baffling pop lyrics ever - which band beats the Beatles to first place?

I am the Walrus' line "I am the eggman, they are the egg men, I am the walrus, goo goo g'joob" missed out on the top spot to the Killers' baffling Human The Beatles' classic I am the Walrus has some of the most baffling lyrics ever in a hit song, a study has revealed.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Killers

5 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

Comic-Con 2014: "The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story"

In many respects, "Guardians," directed and co-written by indie wit James Gunn, and starring buffed-up former schlub Chris Pratt and Really Big Sci-Fi Blockbuster vet Director Mark Jackson's drama is a chilly study in grief starring Catherine Keener as a war-zone photographer shattered by her experiences in Libya.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Short, Music!

9 hrs ago | Something Else! Reviews

More Perfect Playlists: The Beatles LIVE

This one is no easy task. After all, at least initially, the Beatles seldom recorded live performances of the 1960s songs that made them most famous.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Ringo Starr, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Magical Mystery Tour, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies

12 hrs ago | MLive.com

Things to know about Coast Guard Festival July 31: Beatles tribute band, ship tours

Well, sort of. A tribute band dedicated to the iconic rock and roll foursome will highlight a busy day of events at the 90th annual Coast Guard Festival on Thursday, July 31. More than 300,000 people are expected to attend the 10-day festival, which will feature parades, fireworks, live entertainment and, of course, tributes to the Coast Guard.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Muskegon, MI, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Grand Haven, MI, Entertainment

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

ONE of the most successful Beatles tributes acts has got a Ticket to Ride to Grays.

The Cavern Beatles, who are officially licensed by the famous Liverpool club which hosted the original Fab Four's early performances, will be performing at the Thameside Theatre on September 20. Featuring Paul Tudhope as John Lennon, Chris O'Neill as Paul McCartney, Rick Alan as George Harrison and Simon Ramsden as Ringo Starr, the group has even ... (more)


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

WFAA-TV Dallas

Hijuelos novel posthumous release set for 2015

A novel completed by Pulitzer Prize winner Oscar Hijuelos shortly before his death last year will be published in the fall of 2015.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Entertainment


Orlando Bloom Confronts Justin Bieber, Bieber Baits Bloom About Miranda Kerr: Report

Orlando Bloom and Justin Bieber have been at odds ever since the "Heartbreaker" singer was seen getting flirty with model Miranda Kerr at a Victoria's Secret fashion show in 2012.


Related Topix: 24, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, Freddie Prinze Jr., Kiefer Sutherland, Today, Children TV, Animated TV, The Beatles, Pop/Rock

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Who would believe it

John Lennon strolled into NWS9, Adelaide in 1964 and had casual chat for an hour or so with local TV host Ernie Sigley.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock


Theater at Monmouth to Present the Making of a Hard Day's Night, 8/7

The British Invasion continues at Theater at Monmouth with Mark S. Cartier's presentation The Making of a Hard Day's Night on Thursday, August 7 at 7:30 p.m. Join TAM favorite, Mark S. Cartier, as he covers a ten-month period in the history of the most influential band in the rock era: The Beatles.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Monmouth, ME, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Ringo Starr, Celebrities, Paul McCartney

LA Observed

Truman Capote's typewriter added to Soboroff collection

Los Angeles collector Steve Soboroff has scored another gem for his collection of typewriters used by prominent figures: Truman Capote's electric Smith-Corona.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Classical, Andrea Bocelli

Hereford Times

International Rock Critic: Mark Beech, of Ledbury.

IF you've drunk whisky with Keith Richards and upset Madonna's PR men, you must be Mark Beech, of Donnington.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock


Today in Rock: July 29

On this day in 1953 Patty Scialfa, future member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, is born in Deal, New Jersey.


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


Karsh Kale, Puddles Pity Party, John Early, Natasha Diggs and More to Play Joe's Pub, 7/30-8/10

The Pump and Dump is a parents' night out, designed to laugh away a kid-filled day while throwing a few back and remembering who we all were before we had children.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, New York

Mon Jul 28, 2014


New AI Algorithm Tracks Musical Progression of The Beatles

Computer scientists have developed an artificial intelligence algorithm that can analyse and compare musical styles and have used it to study the musical progression of the Beatles.


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


And now, the 50th anniversary of The Beatles 'A Hard Day's Night'

The Beatles chart domination and complementing British Invasion were well under way when A Hard Day's Night premiered in the U.S. 50 years ago on August 11, 1964, and to celebrate, the Criterion Collection has just released The Beatles' historic first film on DVD and Blu-ray .


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

Something Else! Reviews

'There was just them three, and me': Jeff Lynne on the...

Many was the fan who longed to be a fly on the wall in the mid-1990s when the surviving Beatles reconvened for the first time since 1970 sessions for "I Me Mine."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, The Electric Light Orchestra

Free Republic

REVEALED: The haunting life story behind one of pop's most famous songs... Eleanor Rigby

The words, familiar to countless millions around the world, are among the most poignant in popular music: 'Eleanor Rigby died in the church and was buried along with her name; nobody came.'


Related Topix: Paul McCartney, Celebrities, Pop/Rock


the Week in Rock and Roll

Only 316 out of 1,196 men survived the sinking and the many hours in shark-infested waters.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger


The Beatles Wanted To Film Lord Of The Rings

The Beatles approached director Stanley Kubrick to make a film adaptation of The Lord Of The Rings novels back in their heyday, according to moviemaker Peter Jackson .


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


Kim Gordon, Yoko Ono, Cat Power sign up as 'teachers' at online girls' school

Kim Gordon, Cat Power and Yoko Ono have all signed up as virtual 'teachers' at an online girls' school which is currently seeking funding via Kickstarter .


Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Pop/Rock