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1 hr ago | Cleveland.com

'She Loves You': House of Blues concert honors special relationship between The Beatles, Jane Scott and Cleveland

On September 15, 1964 , the Beatles played their first show in Cleveland, by all accounts a scorcher, at Public Hall. The Bill Black Combo, The Exciters, Clarence 'Frogman' Henry, and Jackie DeShannon opened.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Cleveland, OH, Ringo Starr, Celebrities, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Entertainment

1 hr ago | This is Hull

Paperback writer: Beatles fan Lynda Hill from Hull to launch her...

Disguised as a cleaning lady to avoid attention from the national press, Mrs Hill was lucky enough to meet the Beatles when they visited Hull as part of their nationwide tour. Now, 51 years on, Mrs Hill, of east Hull, is sharing her memories of the Fab Four's visit to the city with the launch of her book, All You Need Is Hull The Beatles And Me.


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

2 hrs ago | CBS Local

NightSide - Beatlemania All Over Again

Fifty years ago from tomorrow, the Beatles performed for the first time in Boston at the legendary Boston Garden. Boston's Beatles fanatic Cha-Chi Loprete joins Dan in studio to talk about that momentous show, and the band's place in history fifty years later.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Letter: Music lyrics - even those considered hateful or negative - are a time capsule

Bob Manning of Bayonne contends that today's music "has a negative effect on our young people" because it promotes hatred and violence. He maintains that the "Oldies but Goodies" contained lyrics that encouraged peace and harmony.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Opinion

Statesboro Herald

Beatles tribute band to invade Statesboro's Averitt Center

If you believe in yesterday or have had a hard day's night, then the Averitt Center for the Arts invites you to get your ticket to ride and relive Beatlemania on Saturday.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA

The Medina Gazette

From teen years to adulthood, still a Beatlemaniac after five decades

Nancy Johnson, left, as a 13-year-old, with her best friend, Virginia Mayor, also 13, at the Beatles' first concert in Cleveland on Sept. 15, 1964.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Children TV, Animated TV, The Beatles, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, John Lennon


New series of books on deep history of Beatles' Apple Records revealed

The first volume of "a is for apple," a series of exclusive books going deep into the history of the Beatles ' Apple Records , is almost finished and can be pre-ordered, the authors told Beatles Examiner Monday. The books, which they described as a four-part "tetralogy," are co-authored by Axel Korinth from Germany and Ed Dieckmann from The Netherlands.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

WXLO-FM Worcester

Listen to Miley Cyrus Cover a Led Zeppelin Song

On Friday, Miley posted to Soundcloud her own version of the Led Zeppelin song "Babe I'm Gonna Leave You," from the band's 1969 self-titled debut album, though Miley titles it "Baby I'm Gonna Leave You." "Babe I'm Gonna Leave You" isn't a Zeppelin original.


Related Topix: The Flaming Lips, Pop/Rock


Hilarious Live Feed Of Abbey Road Crossing Is The Best Thing You'll Watch All Day

We had always assumed Abbey Road would be swarming with tourists -- but watching it via live video feed proves the crosswalk is even more entertaining than we imagined. The interwebs are abuzz with news that there is, indeed, a 24/7 camera trained on the "zebra crossing" made famous by the Beatles' " Abbey Road " album cover.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tea, Drink, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

River Front Times

The Drug That Helped Turn the Beatles into the World's Greatest Band

The Beatles left Liverpool for Hamburg in August of 1960. By the end of the 39 weeks they played there on four trips from 1960 to December 1962, Beatles biographer Mark Lewisohn estimates, the band played about 1,110 hours.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, St. Paul, MO

Slate Magazine

A Little Bit Softer Now, a Little Bit Softer Now a

The once-ubiquitous, but tragically underappreciated fade-out in music appears to be near its end. And like a classic example of itself, the decline has been long, gradual, and barely noticed.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Robin Thicke, Hip-Hop, Inventions, Science / Technology

Sun Sep 14, 2014


ISIS: British connection to the beheadings

British Prime Minister David Cameron hastily assembled a meeting of his top national security advisers in the early hours of Sunday morning to discuss what can be done. He also knows that the executioner has already killed two citizens of his country's closest ally and he knows that the executioner holds at least two other American citizens.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Terrorism, Opinion

The San Diego Union-Tribune

British Invasion turns 50 www.utsandiego.com...

Billy J. Kramer did. But not a true misstep that would take him into the abyss of rock 'n' roll one-hit-wonder shame .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Lennon, The Hollies, San Diego County, CA, Valley Center, CA


John, Paul, George and Bob: Did The Beatles really eat at Bob's Big Boy?

When The Beatles became a worldwide sensation in the 1960s, one would assume that they would only dine at the most expensive and luxurious restaurants. But on their 1965 American tour, they made an exception.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, us Travel, North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel, Travel, Burbank, CA, Beverly Hills, CA


The Beatles week ahead: Boston celebrates the Beatles

The West End Museum in Boston is featuring a " Beatles Invade Boston: 50th Anniversary Celebration" the weekend of Sept. 12-14 in honor of The Beatles first Boston concert at the Boston Garden.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Bridgeport, CT


Beatles news: Ringo's free peace show; Paul's bluesmen ID'd; Canadian bargains

Ringo Starr, Barbara Bach, John Varvatos and Joyce Varvatos attend the John Varvatos store launch, pictured by the JV Routemaster Bus outside the brand's first European store in London on September 3, 2014 in London, England. Amazon.ca in Canada has some bargains with the upcoming Beatles box sets, we discovered.


Related Topix: Ringo Starr, Pop/Rock, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Celebrities, Paul McCartney


Miley Cyrus Covers Led Zeppelin's 'Babe I'm Gonna Leave You'

Miley Cyrus has taken another deep-dive into the classics, moving on from the Beatles to Led Zeppelin with a powerful cover of "Babe I'm Gonna Leave You." Cyrus shared the cover on Soundcloud Friday night, directing fans to the track with the simple tweeted instruction , "Check dis shit out."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Led Zeppelin, Rock-N-Roll, The Diamonds, Music, Entertainment

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Detroit News

'The Beatles' mono catalog returns to vinyl LP

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.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Celebrities, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Yellow Submarine, Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Family, Adventure, George Harrison

Las Cruces Sun-News

1D, world's biggest boy band, coming to El Paso

One Direction, the world's biggest boy band, will take over the Sun Bowl on Friday for a concert stop on the group's "Where We Are 2014" United States stadium tour. Members are, from left, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles and Niall Horan.


Related Topix: Dance, One Direction, Pop/Rock, Columbia University


The Fab Four at Pearson Park in Anaheim CA, tonight

When it comes to the granddaddy of all tribute bands the first name that comes to mind is The Fab Four - The Ultimate Tribute! Others may argue the Broadway show "BEATLEMANIA" should be noted as the granddaddy of Beatles tributes, but that show was a Broadway stage production. The Fab Four is an entirely different experience.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Fab Four, Anaheim, CA