Paul McCartney in Israel - 24-26 Sept, 2008

 

 
Here are links to the latest Beatles-related articles available online:
 
Beatles News Briefs: 12/31/08: Photographer of Beatles and
others named CBE in UK New Year's Honors
By Steve Marinucci, Examiner.com
31 December, 2008
For this American, it's great when the British New Year's Honours list
comes out every year.
 
BBC 'pulls Paul McCartney's Michael Jackson impersonation'
By Stephen Adams, Telegraph
31 December, 2008
The BBC has pulled an interview with Sir Paul McCartney in which the
former Beatle did a "trans-racial impression" of Michael Jackson, it has
been claimed.
Also: BBC Deny Pulling Paul McCartney's Michael Jackson Impression
 
Sir Paul McCartney: sort out Beatles iTunes deal
Liverpool Echo
30 December, 2008
Sir Paul McCartney has called for an end to the deadlock stopping
Beatles fans being able to download their back catalogue.
Also: Interview: Sir Paul McCartney
 
Director scours city archives in search for truth about Beatles
star George Harrison
By Laura Sharpe, Liverpool Daily Post
27 December, 2008
Film director Martin Scorsese has been digging into Liverpools archives
as he prepares to film an authorised documentary on the late George
Harrison.
 
Hard Days Night for Beatles Reissues
By Allan Kozinn, The New York Times (thanks Yardena)
26 December, 2008
If you still believe in Santa Claus, you might also have expected to wake
up on Christmas morning and find an iPod stocked with the long-promised
reissues of all the Beatles albums.
Also: Exclusive: New York Times' Allan Kozinn comments on reaction to
Beatles reissue article
 
Lennon in TV ad 28 years after his death
Reuters
26 December, 2008
Imagine, John Lennon makes a television commercial for charity -- 28
years after his death.
Also: A message from John Lennon (video - thanks Allan)
 
Toledo band turned down chance to open for Beatles
By Katherine Timpf, Toledo Free Press
26 December, 2008
Toledos 60s rock n roll band The BG Ramblers were like The Beatles
before the British band even became big.
 
Beatles Violinist Cries for Help as Copyright Ends
By Kristen Schweizer, Bloomberg (thanks Yardena)
24 December, 2008
Patrick Halling is fighting to keep the few pence he earns every time
The Beatles Eleanor Rigby airs on the radio.
 
Walk of shame for Sir Paul
The Sun (thanks Yardena)
23 December, 2008
Heres Paul McCartney doing the walk of shame, yesterday with his
girlfriend Nancy Shevell.
Also: Paul I want for Christmas ...; Paul McCartney autographs Electric
Arguments at London HMV to save the record shops - hints at touring in
2009 (inc. video - thanks Carlos); Sir Paul McCartney: I just make it up
as I go along; A Melodic Tribute to 70s-Era Paul McCartney (inc. audio
- thanks Yardena); Paul McCartney Finds Freedom In His Alter Ego
(inc. audio - thanks Carlos)
 
'Drunk' Lennon recording sold at auction
By Murray Wardrop, Telegraph
22 December, 2008
A tape recording of John Lennon drunkenly slurring his way through a
rock 'n' roll song has sold at auction for £24,000.
 
Macca greets fans at album signing
The Press Association
21 December, 2008
Sir Paul McCartney described the making of his new album, saying: "We
just made it up as we went along."
Also: Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney sends GET BACKWARDS message to
Heather?; Sir Paul McCartney's long winding road to his ancestors; pics;
Paul's "Electric Arguments" album is being reissued. Already. Yes, we're
serious. (thanks Yardena); Paul McCartney: a preview (thanks Yardena)
 
Young 'n old Willis star in ad together
By Nigel Blundell, The Sun
20 December, 2008
Stars including Bruce Willis and Dame Edna Everage appear alongside
their younger selves in an amazing £9million TV ad.
 
Paul McCartney, the Fireman and the smokescreen
The Times (thanks Yardena)
19 December, 2008
Its not unreasonable to presume that every Beatles story that lives in the
memory of their two surviving members has been told.
 
Paul McCartney assistant tears mask off Polina Smolova: the
photo of the two of them together was fake
Charter 97 (thanks Yardena)
18 December, 2008
A spokesman of famous musician Paul McCartney, Stuart Bell called a
photo where the great musician was depicted with Belarusian singer Polina
Smolova an obvious fake.
Also: Paul McCartney Wants To Get Barenaked (thanks Yardena)
 
Beatle associate can sue over 'charlatan' claim, says High Court
Out-Law.com
18 December, 2008
A former associate of The Beatles has won the right to sue in England over
a New York Times article which called him a charlatan.
 
Former Beatles drummer reveals Liverpool band
By Daniel Masters, Click Liverpool
16 December, 2008
Original Beatles drummer Pete Best has revealed the band once owned
a very strange 'pet' in their early days - a pool of George Harrison's sick,
known as 'The Thing.'
Also: Dhani Harrison Teases About the Beatles Game (inc. video - thanks
Carlos); Welcome to my Beatles corner
 
Paul McCartney Hides Himself Away (video)
ABC News (thanks Carsten, Ferran and Carlos)
15 December, 2008
The ex-Beatle talks to ABC's Dan Harris about using an alias on his
new album.
Also: Sir Paul McCartney: I was the anti-war Beatle; McCartney lashes
out at 'meat-eating' Dalai Lama; Macca London signing (thanks
Yardena); War Child 'Heroes' album release date confirmed (thanks
Yardena)
 
Love, peace and a laugh along the way: 50 years of Yoko Ono
the artist
By Mark Brown, The Guardian
15 December, 2008
Yoko Ono brought love, peace and even a glimpse of death to Tyneside
yesterday, with the opening of one of her biggest exhibitions in Europe.
Also: Yoko Ono launches new exhibition at the Baltic
 
The Coolest Beatles Songs You Might Have Missed, Vol. 2
By Steve LaBate, Paste magazine
12 December, 2008
Today's list is the second installment in a series that will run every
Friday for the next few weeks, in which I'll highlight my favorite
lesser-known Beatles tracks.
Also: The Coolest Beatles Songs You Might Have Missed
 
Copyright law 'could be extended'
BBC (thanks Yardena)
11 December, 2008
Culture minister Andy Burnham has said the government has changed
its mind on allowing performers to make money from their music for
70 years.
 
Bangladesh should thank ex-Beatle Harrison, says lawyer
AFP
11 December, 2008
A Bangladeshi lawyer who wants his country to officially recognise
George Harrison and Ted Kennedy for highlighting its 1971 struggle
for independence has taken his battle to the country's high court.
 
The fab boar
By John Kay and Gordon Smart, The Sun
10 December, 2008
Neighbours of Sir Paul McCartney are pig sick because he refuses
to cull wild boar on his estate.
Also: Paul McCartney embraces DRM-free MP3 downloads, Apple
Lossless files; McCartney denies stealing song
 
Lennon license plate coming to more states
Associated Press
9 December, 2008
The state of Florida was the first to have John Lennon "Imagine"
license plates, but now more states could be getting them.
Also: A day in the life of John Lennon, in Ballarat; The Day John
Lennon Died; A real love for his art; Yoko Ono Praises Ben Lee
John Lennon Cover (inc. video)
 
Book features unpublished photos of Beatles
By David Barron Houston Chronicle
9 December, 2008
Its the act weve known for all these years, and yet the Beatles
remains sufficiently fresh, young and alive in the hearts and minds
of their fans that every snippet of film, every newly discovered
photograph and every unused musical outtake retains the ability
to enrapture.
 
Imagine the Blues
By Michael-Louis Ingram, BlackAthlete.net
9 December, 2008
A night in December becomes a day of infamy
 
Hundreds To Mark Anniversary Of John Lennon's Death
(inc. video)
NY1 News
8 December, 2008
Hundreds of fans are expected to gather at Strawberry Fields in
Central Park today to honor John Lennon.
Also: The keeper of Lennon's artistic flame; Interactive John
Lennon Song Title Game: Remembering His Music; John Lennon,
Then And Now; Long-lost Lennon Hilton photos turn up; Japan
keeps Lennon's memory alive; Lennon and Ono's acorn memory
(inc. video); The John Lennon/Yoko Ono Double Fantasy Box Set;
Lennon Fans Flock to the Dakota, Strawberry Fields; Fans to mark
anniversary of John Lennon's death at Strawberry Fields in Central
Park; It was 28 years ago today: John Lennon; December 8 Marks
John Lennon's Death; pics; Lennon's legacy; Hundreds of fans in
New York are remembering the 28th anniversary of John Lennon's
death (inc. video)
 
Ben Lees tribute to Yoko Ono
The West Australian
8 December, 2008
Not many Beatles fans would jump to defend the wife of John Lennon,
but Australian musician Ben Lee has paid tribute to the muse of one
of the greatest performers by penning a song called Yoko Ono.
 
Beatles fan collects every little thing
By Mary Sanchez, The Kansas City Star
7 December, 2008
Youre not putting the porno in the paper are you?
Also: The Beatles Bringing In More Money Than Madonna
 
Lennon Shot Dead 28 Years Ago
Gothamist
6 December, 2008
This coming week, throngs of John Lennon fans will come together
once again to celebrate his life and remember the day that he was
murdered outside of his home at the Dakota.
 
Paul McCartney Gets Grammy Nod For "I Saw Her
Standing There"
Associated Press (thanks Yardena)
4 December, 2008
"I Saw Her Standing There" never won a Grammy for The Beatles,
but Paul McCartney gets a second chance.
 
Listen to Lennons vision of heaven
By David Charters, Liverpool Daily Post
3 December, 2008
As the world prepares to mark the 28th anniversary of John
Lennons death next Monday, fans can hear extracts from his
lost peace interview.
Also: Yoko Ono dishes out peace in Tokyo
 
Comparing Paul McCartneys Live and Let Die to the
Bhagavad Gita
By Amit Kshirsagar, Tattva Magazine
1 December, 2008
All saints say more or less the same things: nobody wants wars,
conflicts or aggressions, but still these are the things that go on
everywhere.
 
 
 
 
 
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