Paul McCartney in Israel - 24-26 Sept, 2008

 
Here are links to the latest Beatles-related articles available online:
 
Gabe Dixon: second time's the charm
By John Cody, CanadianChristianity.com (thanks Yardena)
31 October, 2008
A few years ago, success seemed assured for pianist Gabe Dixon.
 
RockBand signs deal with Beatles - report
Reuters
30 October, 2008
MTV is expected to announce a deal to use songs by The Beatles in
its popular RockBand video game series, marking the band's first
major plunge into the digital music world.
Also: The Beatles land on consoles (thanks Yardena); Beatles-
Harmonix Video Game Announced; Getting better all the time for
Beatles fans
 
Sounds from the London underground
By Arminta Wallace, Irish Times (thanks Yardena)
30 October, 2008
He's one of those people who appears to be maddeningly good at
everything.
 
Beatle backtracks on autographs?
Metro
29 October, 2008
Ringo Starr has apparently backtracked on his announcement that
he would no longer sign autographs for fans.
 
Paul McCartney gives rare memento for charity sale
By David Siddall, Whitehaven News (thanks Yardena)
29 October, 2008
An auction to raise funds for Cleator Moor singer Annie Mawsons
Sunbeams Trust charity could feature a rare signature of Eleanor
Rigby, donated by Sir Paul McCartney.
 
Lennon's organ to be auctioned
Metro
29 October, 2008
An organ once played by John Lennon is to go under the hammer
at a music memorabilia auction in New York.
 
A Hard Days Night
By Chris Lambie, The Chronicle Herald
28 October, 2008
A Dalhousie University professor is conducting a mathematical
magical mystery tour.
 
The lost Beatle: John, Paul, George ... and Pete
The Times (thanks Yardena)
27 October, 2008
He was sacked from the Beatles in 1962 but Pete Best remains
a hero in Liverpool
Also: Paul McCartney's burning rubber (thanks Yardena)
 
Beatles mystery Penny Lane nurse unmasked
By David Charters, Liverpool Daily Post
27 October, 2008
The identity of the pretty nurse in the Beatles song Penny Lane
is reveal- ed in a new book about growing up in Liverpool.
Also: Beatle looms large in Liverpool memories
 
Paul McCartney: I owe Liverpool £300,000
Liverpool Echo (thanks Yardena)
27 October, 2008
Sir Paul McCartney owes city taxpayers more than £300,000 after
being overpaid for this summers Liverpool Sound gig.
Also: Peta Founder, Ingrid Newkirk, Gets Celebrity Help For New
Book
 
Phil Spector rants about his relationship with The Beatles
ahead of his murder retrial
By Mark Jefferies, The Mirror
25 October, 2008
Hands trembling and eyes watering like a broken main, bonkers
record producer Phil Spector lashes out left, right and centre in a
bizarre interview.
 
The Truffle Shuffle
Houstonist
24 October, 2008
"The Savoy Truffle" is a little-known song by George Harrison off
The Beatles' White Album, written about his friend Eric Clapton's
sweet tooth.
 
Beatles News Roundup
By Howie Edelson, KBS Radio
24 October, 2008
BBC News reports that the missing wax head from a Paul McCartney
model which was left on a train, has been located in a garbage can.
Also: Fab Four Festival awakens Beatlemania in Nashville
 
Man claims Macca's wax head find
BBC
22 October, 2008
A man has claimed to have found a waxwork head of ex-Beatle Sir
Paul McCartney which was left on a train.
Also: Macca penned 'Michelle' to attract girls
 
Bring The Beatles to your iPod yourself for $800
By MG Siegler, VentureBeat
21 October, 2008
Music fans love The Beatles.
Also: DVD Documentary Examines Lennon and McCartney
Partnership (thanks Yardena)
 
Macca: No more lonely nights
By Richard White, The Sun
20 October, 2008
Sir Paul McCartneys new love Nancy Shevell has moved in with the
Beatles legend five months after his divorce from Heather Mills.
 
John Lennon, in his own rite
By David Hajdu, The New Republic
20 October, 2008
As he said about the maker of all things in the song he called God,
which was really about himself, John Lennon is a concept by which
we measure our pain.
 
Beatles autographs from Whitchurch fetch £2,300
ic CheshireOnline
20 October, 2008
A Beatles fan literally had a `Ticket to Ride' when she put a set of
autographs of the Fab Four up for auction on Friday.
 
Dublin in the fab oul' times
By Richie Taylor, The Irish Independent (thanks Yardena)
18 October, 2008
A labour of love for the two writers, this book gets off to what could
have been a bad start with a letter from Paul McCartney turning down
their request to write the foreword.
Also: Meet The Nerk Twins - what John and Paul called themselves
in their only ever gig as a double act in front of three drinkers at a
sleepy Berkshire pub (thanks Yardena)
 
Macca hops on board eco campaign
BBC (thanks Yardena)
18 October, 2008
A surfboard featuring a design by Sir Paul McCartney is being
auctioned in aid of environmental charity Surfers Against Sewage.
Also: Charisma: Some have it, some don't (thanks Yardena)
 
Mystery tour for Beatle's head
By Tristan Kirk, Ealing Times
17 October, 2008
An auctioneer literally lost his head when he got off a train and
realised he had left behind a valuable piece of art.
 
Ringo Starr Sends More Peace and Love Peace and Love
By Paul Cashmere, Undercover Music News
16 October, 2008
Ringo Starr has issued a statement following his online rant the other
day warning fans not to send him any mail.
Also: Beatles Ringo Starr wont sign autographs anymore!; Ringo
Starr's fan plea
 
Kay and Sir Paul a happy couple
The Sun (thanks Yardena)
13 October, 2008
Paul McCartney looks up adoringly as red-hot redhead Geraldine
perches on his lap.
 
John Lennon's original band coming to Troy
By Tom Caprood, The Troy Record
12 October, 2008
Early fans of "The Beatles" who would recognize the name of John
Lennon's first band, "The Quarrymen," will be pleased to know that
the band will be making a rare U.S. appearance at the Arts Center
Tuesday night.
 
Why John longed to be Jock Lennon
Sarfraz Manzoor, The Observer
12 October, 2008
He never forgot his childhood holidays in the Scottish village of
Durness. Now it is remembering him
Also: Lennon's Private Passion... (audio)
 
And Macca Gently Weeps
By Pallavi Jassi, Expressindia.com
11 October, 2008
Musician Nitin Sawhneys latest album London Undersound has
a series of high-profile collaborations and Paul McCartney
singing about his breakup with Heather Mills
Also: Paul Mccartney's Former Publicist Wrongly Credited For
Anti-Mcdonald's Remarks (thanks Yardena); McCartney broke
up Beatles at Scottish retreat (thanks Yardena)
 
Lennon's sister tells of 'disgust' for biography
By Jonathan Brown, The Independent
11 October, 2008
Family member complains of 'sordid and scurrilous rumours'
about ex-Beatle
 
In name of Lennon and peace
By Mark Brown, Rocky Mountain News
10 October, 2008
It was John Lennon's birthday, so a peaceful time was guaranteed
for all.
Also: Lennon fans can give pieces a chance; 'Imagine' seeing
John Lennon's artwork at a New York gallery; Ono Celebrates
Lennon's 68th with "Imagine Peace" Exhibit; Imagine Peace
Tower on New Icelandic Stamp
 
Sir Paul McCartney's Electric Arguments
By Neil McCormick, Telegraph
10 October, 2008
Paul McCartney unveiled his new album, Electric Arguments, at
Abbey Road studios yesterday.
 
Best of both worlds
By Brent Johnson, The Times of Trenton
10 October, 2008
For 20 years, Pete Best barely played the drums.
 
The big Macca bust-up
By Ben Ashford, The Sun (thanks Yardena)
8 October, 2008
Veggie campaigner Sir Paul McCartney has blasted McDonalds
after accusing them of using his picture to flog Hamburgers.
Also: Sir Paul McCartney Blasts McDonald's Over Beatles
Burger Advert
 
Yoko Ono to Iceland
IceNews
8 October, 2008
Yoko Ono, the widow of John Lennon, arrives in Iceland today
to present the Lennon-Ono Peace Prize and to reignite the
Imagine Peace Tower on Videy Island in Reykjavik Bay.
 
Creativity, work continue to flow for Denny Laine
By Regis Behe, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
7 October, 2008
Denny Laine's first brush with fame came more than 40 years
ago when he sang "Go Now," a hit single with Moody Blues.
 
Paul McCartney, Madonna for new James Bond
theme collection
NME (thanks Yardena)
7 October, 2008
James Bond theme songs by Paul McCartney, Madonna and
Duran Duran will be featured on a forthcoming collection of
the film franchise's themes, due out in the US on October 28.
Also: War Child 'Heroes' album delayed
 
Benton becomes Beatleland for a day
By Mona Sandefur, Benton Evening News
6 October, 2008
Beatles memorabilia was abundant on Saturday, as Benton
welcomed the Pete Best Band: Best of the Beatles, Peter
Conrad, Rex Van Zandt and area musicians.
 
Macca's girlfriend turns veggie - will she now become
the new Lady McCartney?
By Katie Nicholl, Daily Mail (thanks Yardena)
4 October, 2008
Paul McCartneys girlfriend Nancy Shevell has given friends
the firmest indication yet that she could become the third Lady
McCartney.
Also: Sir Paul's (love) message in a bottle for Nancy; Macca's
bottled it with girlfriend Nancy; Paul McCartney deals with
wife's death in oratorio (thanks Yardena)
 
From Woodstock to Wings: a rock'n'roll survivor's
tale
Irish Independent
4 October, 2008
Who was the only Irishman to play the original Woodstock?
 
Sir Paul McCartney to appear in Peter Kay's new
spoof TV talent show
By Mark Jefferies, The Mirror (thanks Yardena)
3 October, 2008
Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney has teamed up with
Peter Kay for a spoof talent show comedy.
 
John Lennon's one-time girlfriend May Pang talks
about his 'Lost weekend'
By Mark Brown, Rocky Mountain News
3 October, 2008
John Lennon's "lost weekend" from 1973 to 1975 included
some of his most acclaimed solo work and a recording
session with Elton John at Caribou Ranch in Nederland.
 
Yoko Ono's career rehab complete
By Peter Goddard, Toronto Star
2 October, 2008
Yoko Ono's rehabilitation from Beatles-buster to revered
artist is now so thorough that no contemporary art season
feels complete without some inclusion of her work or
reference to her abiding influence.
 
Paris Fashion Week
Associated Press
2 October, 2008
Sir Paul McCartney, left, poses with his daughter the British
fashion designer Stella McCartney, right, after her Spring-
Summer 2009 ready-to-wear collection presented in Paris,
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008
Also: Pic; Stella McCartney: If I Was Your Boyfriend (thanks
Yardena); Hey lewd! It's eyes front for Macca at daughter
Stella's cheeky catwalk show; Paul McCartney Takes
Girlfriend to His Daughter's Paris Show; Stella McCartney
at Paris Fashion Week (inc. video - thanks Yardena); Macca
has the last word on Heather...by hitting out in angry lyrics
on new album; Macca's flaming furious at Mucca
 
Meet Pete Best
By Brent Stewart, The Southern
2 October, 2008
It was an interesting period in rock 'n' roll.
 
The Beatles are back . . . in a Cartoon Form. Meet
the Brittles
Free press releases
2 October, 2008
Pollocks book is an incredible tribute to one of the most
legendary groups of our time.
 
One Night Only: "All Together Now" Hits Theaters
Across the USA
Myspace
1 October, 2008
Apple and Cirque du Soleil have partnered up with The
Bigger Picture to bring 'All Together Now' to digital cinema
audiences across North America on October 20th.
Also: All Together Now for the Beatles: with a little help
from dads friends (thanks Yardena)
 
 
 
 
 
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