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  1. This Day in Music History: August 4thRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WPLR

    ... in London performing The Wall which would only be performed live in its entirety by Pink Floyd 29 times. 1980: John Lennon began recording what would become his final album Double Fantasy in New York City at the Hit Factory. 1979: Dire Straits' ...

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  2. Rolls-Royce Wraith 'Inspired By Music' +VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Auto Channel

    ... the music scene's burgeoning elite. Many of these cars have taken their place in automotive and music folklore. John Lennon, for example, acquired a Phantom V in 1965. During his ownership he commissioned a number of cutting-edge additions for the ...

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  3. 'Beatles' Coming To Santa Cruz StageRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... The Marina High School string quartet will join the cast on stage for five songs. This one portrays the Beatles-John Lennon (Nathaniel Bott), Paul McCartney (Christopher Overall), George Harrison (Jesse Wilder) and Ringo Starr (Axel Clarke)-as ...

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  4. Rolls-Royce Wraith "Inspired by Music" Evokes Rock & Roll HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Automobile Magazine

    Rolls-Royce is completing its trio of "Inspired by" special-editions with the new Rolls-Royce Wraith "Inspired by Music" that follow the previous "Inspired by Film" and "Inspired by Fashion" versions of the V-12-powered coupe. This latest model is said to evoke Rolls-Royce's long history with legendary rock and roll artists like Elvis Presley, John Lennon, and Keith Moon, all of whom owned Rolls-Royce vehicles.

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  5. 'Good Ol' Freda' shares memories of singer Cilla Black in heartfelt tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Freda Kelly, former Beatles official fan club secretary who also worked for Brian Epstein, released a statement Aug. 4 on her Facebook page recalling her friendship with British singer Cilla Black , who died Aug. 2 . Kelly, who like Black is from Liverpool , knew Black before the singer was managed by the Beatles' Brian Epstein.

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  6. Cilla Black Died From Stroke After FallRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sky News

    ... impressed the band with her impromptu performances and was introduced to the Beatles' manager Brian Epstein by John Lennon. Epstein went on to sign her as his only female client. The song Anyone Who Had a Heart jumped 32 places overnight, to put it ...

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  7. Rock n' Rolls: Wraith 'Inspired by Music' is built around a high-end audio systemRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    ... transmission. Rolls-Royce may not get as many song mentions as, say, Chevy, but legends like Elvis Presley, John Lennon, and Keith Moon have all owned its cars. Moon is said to have driven his Rolls into a swimming pool, although the company ...

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  8. 5 ways to play like Nicky HopkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Keyboard Magazine

    ... have some diatonic chords walking down to the D/F# chord of bar 3. Ex. 5 was inspired by Hopkins' playing on the John Lennon classic "Jealous Guy." This example uses a right hand diatonic melody harmonized in sixths. The left hand employs single ...

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  9. OBITUARY: Cilla BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    Cilla Black, a singing coat-check girl at Liverpool's Cavern Club when the Beatles were getting their start who went on to become one of Britain's most beloved female pop singers, died on Aug. 1 at her summer home in Spain. She was 72. Despite being produced by George Martin, managed by Brian Epstein and helped along by pals John Lennon and Paul McCartney by giving her songs, Black was virtually unknown in the States.

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  10. Rolls-royce Wraith 'inspired By Music'Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Pressat

    ... the music scene's burgeoning elite. Many of these cars have taken their place in automotive and music folklore. John Lennon, for example, acquired a Phantom V in 1965. During his ownership he commissioned a number of cutting-edge additions for the ...

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  11. The Beatles, the Watts Riots, and America in transition, August 1965Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | OUPblog

    ... America fracturing. The economic and social disparities that underlay everyday reality had found articulation in John Lennon's plea for "Help!" Los Angeles, Tuesday 17 August 1965. With the streets of Watts now quiet, the state lifted the curfew and ...

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  12. This week in Astrology: August 3-9, 2015- Jupiter conjunct VenusRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... truth will set you free. "Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it'll always get you the right ones" John Lennon. Life is too short to spend your precious time with the wrong people. Seriously. Mercury slides into Virgo later Friday PST ...

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  13. Leonard Pitts.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldSun.com

    ... before it's too late, has perhaps come to seem idealistic, visionary, naive, a tired '60s holdover, a song John Lennon once sang that's nice to listen to but not at all realistic. Though 70 years after a flash of soundless light blasted away 60,000 ...

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  14. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Q1043.com

    It's not easy to make the great Paul McCartney to curse and at this past weekend's Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago, it happened. While he was about to break into his beautiful ballad to John Lennon, "Here Today," a side stage's sound started to bleed into his area.

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  15. Leonard Pitts Jr.: Hey, Dylann Roof, we've already had a race warRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

    ... before it's too late, has perhaps come to seem idealistic, visionary, naive, a tired '60s holdover, a song John Lennon once sang that's nice to listen to but not at all realistic. Though 70 years after a flash of soundless light blasted away 60,000 ...

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  16. 'Tim Hughes: Pocketful of Faith' Album ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christ Community Music

    (Integrity Music) by Tim Hughes From the John Lennon-esque sounds of "Arms" to the potential youth anthem "Plans", Pocket Full Of Faith weaves together a palatable soundscape that keeps the listener engaged and reveals a new dimension to the artistry ...

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  17. Cilla Black: An appreciationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... way, was managed by Beatles manager Brian Epstein; her first single "Love of the Loved" was penned for her by John Lennon and Paul McCartney. "Such a shock to hear about Cilla's passing," McCartney tweeted. "She was a lovely girl who infected ...

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  18. Paul McCartney and Brittany Howard duet on Beatles classic 'Get Back'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mashable

    No one can fill John Lennon's shoes - but Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes sure tried at Lollapalooza, joining Paul McCartney on Friday to perform The Beatles' "Get Back." Like Lennon when the song debuted in 1969, Howard brought out an electric guitar for the bluesy rock chart-topper and sang along with McCartney.

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  19. Monday roundup: Cilla Black, Jon Stewart, Ohio-ness, moreRead the original story

    Yesterday | Ohio.com

    Singer and TV star Cilla Black has passed away. She was big in England, recipient of several songs written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney and had some success in the U.S. I have come to like the video a great deal, both because the song is a good one and because it's a reminder of the weird behaviors in variety shows of the past.

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  20. Cilla Black: A 'phenomenon of ordinariness'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... and the Big Three. At the nearby Iron Door club, she also sang with the still-unknown Beatles, courtesy of John Lennon, who called her "Cyril". In early 1962 Lennon introduced her to the Beatles' new manager, Brian Epstein. He rejected her after she ...

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