Paul McCartney in Israel - 24-26 Sept, 2008

 

 
Here are links to the latest Beatles-related articles available online:
 
In step with the Beatles
Tom Adair, The Age
31 October, 2009
Here I am, one bright but blustery Tuesday
morning, inside the wrought-iron Victorian shell
of London's Marylebone Station surrounded by
Beatles fans mostly Americans, two
Canadians, three young Australians and a
sprinkling of Europeans.
Also: BBC to take a 'Magical History Tour' of
Beatles hot spots in L.A. Nov. 7
 
Nowhere Boy
By Leslie Felperin, Variety
30 October, 2009
A respectable but surprisingly conventional
feature-debut effort from Brit artist-turned-helmer
Sam Taylor-Wood, "Nowhere Man" offers a
portrait of pop star John Lennon as an angry,
'50s-era young man, just before he became a
working-class hero.
Also: John Lennon's days in the life (thanks
Yardena)
 
Beatles Finally for Sale Online... on
BlueBeat?
By Eliot Van Buskirk, ABC News
30 October, 2009
BlueBeat.com Offers Entire Beatles Collection
for 25 Cents Per MP3
 
Researching the fab four - The Beatles in
Southport
By Laura Jones, Southport Visiter
30 October, 2009
Beatles boffin Geoff Wright needs your help as
he attempts to fill in the gaps in the story of
Southport and the 60s icons.
 
Beatles fans lash out as hippie anthem
used in ad
By Martin Hickman, The Independent
30 October, 2009
Beatles fans have reacted angrily to the use of
the band's hippie anthem "All You Need Is Love"
to promote a range of £300 consumer gadgets.
 
Groupie lifts the lid on the excesses of
the Beatles and Rolling Stones
By Anita Singh, Telegraph
30 October, 2009
Chris O'Dell had affairs with Sir Mick Jagger,
Ringo Starr and Bob Dylan during the 1960s
and 1970s while working as a personal assistant
in the music business.
Also: My days of excess with the Beatles and the
Stones: The groupie to top all groupies writes
her steamy memoirs
 
Hail, Hail, Rock 'n' Roll
By Laura Barton, The Guardian
29 October, 2009
A Day in the Life is wonderful for its mingling of
private and public, the clutter of domestic details
against the cold, crisp facts of the larger world
 
Watch: Trailer to "Nowhere Boy" (John
Lennon Biopic) (inc. video)
TwentyFourBit
28 October, 2009
Director Sam Taylor-Woods John Lennon biopic,
Nowhere Boy, premiered at the London Film
Festival recently and Im kind of surprised that
there hasnt been more hype about this feature
film depicting the early life of a music icon.
Also: Yoko Gives Blessing To Lennon Song In
Film
 
Disco Infiltrator: Big box of Beatle vision
By Sandy Dhaliwal, London Informer
28 October, 2009
The big Beatles fan must-have has finally
headed over to this side of the pond.
 
New film Everybodys Fine to feature new
Paul McCartney song (I Want To) Come
Home
IESB.NET
28 October, 2009
Paul McCartney has written an original song
"(I Want To) Come Home," for the upcoming
Miramax Films release Everybody's Fine,
starring Robert De Niro, Drew Barrymore,
Kate Beckinsale and Sam Rockwell.
 
Finally we're saying oh yes to Ono
By Guy Blackman, Sydney Morning Herald
28 October, 2009
There is a story about John Lennon hearing the
B-52s' 1978 song Rock Lobster at a disco in the
Bahamas.
Also: Lennon's art shines on; John Lennon
exhibit benefits Greenwich area charityWith
a little help from Yoko: We All Shine On
 
About Last Night . . . Loesser is More
By Blake Ross, Playbill
27 October, 2009
Last nights Actors Fund Gala featured
wall-to-wall stars singing the best of Frank
Loesser.
Also: News photos; Actors Fund's Centennial
Celebration of Frank Loesser
 
Beatle drug bust papers to be auctioned
Contactmusic
27 October, 2009
Arrest papers detailing drug busts involving late
Beatles legends John Lennon and George
Harrison in the 1960s are to be sold at auction.
 
Scheduled To Appear 10/26 (inc. video)
Pollstar
26 October, 2009
Journey back with us to those wild and wacky days
of 1963 when America was just discovering The
Beatles.
Also: From the archive: Beatles run out of
punchlines
 
Tickets Still Available for Star-Studded
Loesser Celebration with Jackman,
McCartney, McDonald, Stokes, Rivera,
Stamos & More
Broadway World
25 October, 2009
An unmatched line-up of stars will be taking to the
stage in Chance and Chemistry: A Centennial
Celebration of Frank Loesser, a concert to benefit
The Actors Fund taking place at the Minskoff
Theatre on Monday, October 26, 2009 at 7:30PM.
Also: Sir Paul McCartney tickets for O2 Arena gig
available now at viagogo
 
John Lennon´s original Quarrymen -
DVD- and new CD-Release
openPR
25 October, 2009
The Quarrymen Live in Dahme (Germany) -
Interviews - how the Beatles really originated -
newly discovered photos - the day John Lennon
first met Paul McCartney - the first new
Quarrymen-Single since 1958 - and much more...
 
Yoko Ono's life of love, war and Lennon
By Craig McLean, The Times
24 October, 2009
Have Beatles fans finally learnt to love Yoko Ono?
 
Classic Rock Show features Beatles animator
By Barry Courter, Chattanooga Times Free Press
23 October, 2009
Animator Ron Campbell has worked on some of
the most beloved cartoons of all time, including
"Scooby Doo," "The Jetsons," "The Flintstones"
and "Rugrats."
Also: Beatles cartoonist features work here (inc.
video)
 
McCartney To End Year On A High With
Tour
By Jon Bennett, Sky News
22 October, 2009
Sir Paul McCartney has announced his first
European tour for five years, which will culminate
just days before Christmas in London.
Also: Win O2 Macca tickets; Paul McCartney
Announces Tour, Becomes Google Sensation; Rusty
Anderson: Sir Pauls sideman releases second solo
album (thanks Yardena)
 
Sir George recovers after surgery
BBC
21 October, 2009
Beatles producer Sir George Martin, is recovering
after undergoing "routine surgery", his manager
has confirmed.
 
Own a Very Awkward Piece of John &
Yokos History
By Drew Magary, NBC Philadelphia
21 October, 2009
For a mere $30,000, you too can own a piece of
history
 
Come together at UCC
Toronto Star
20 October 2009
Late Beatle's sister delivers annual Barton lecture
 
Beatle Rock Band: Abbey Road Becoming
First Downloadable Album
GamePlasma
19 October, 2009
Harmonix and MTV Games announced today
that Abbey Road, will become the first
downloadable album for The Beatles: Rock Band.
Also: Beatles Marathon to Benefit Yoko
 
McCartney to attend EU parliament
climate change conference
By Martin Banks, theParliament.com
19 October, 2009
Paul McCartney has confirmed that he will
appear in parliament next month at a climate
change hearing.
 
A Wing and a player
By Tim Parsons, Lake Tahoe Action
19 October, 2009
Laurence Juber began playing guitar in November
1963, the week The Beatles released I Want to
Hold Your Hand. It was also around the time
when the first James Bond movie was released.
 
Wirral's Dean finishes lost George
Harrison song
By Craig Manning, Wirral Globe
17 October, 2009
Wirral musician Dean Johnson made himself
the envy of Beatles fans when he was asked to
complete a song written by George Harrison.
 
The Beatles - Unseen style pics
The Mirror
17 October, 2009
The Beatles were, to a large extent, the fulcrum
about which much of the 1960s turned.
 
Sir Paul to play BBC charity gig
BBC (thanks Yardena)
16 October, 2009
Sir Paul McCartney is to join a host of stars
including Take That, Lily Allen and Muse for
a one-off charity concert for Children in Need
next month.
 
Imagine Lennon on w. 72nd st.
By Dan Rivoli, The West Side Spirit
15 October, 2009
When fans of slain rock legend John Lennon
celebrate the 30th anniversary of his death, on
Dec. 8, 2010, they may be standing on John
Lennon Boulevard.
 
From me to you - Sir Paul's Beatles
memorabilia helps fund charity shop
By Adam Smith, Halesowen News
15 October, 2009
A new Halesowen charity shop is opening thanks
to a little help from their friends former Beatle
Paul McCartney and the real Eleanor Rigby.
 
The Beatles: Its a fab time to celebrate
the Sixties
By Nigel Richardson, Telegraph
15 October, 2009
Lime Street railway station, Liverpool, on a
Saturday morning: a group of Japanese youths
in skinny jeans, wearing cameras on their chests,
have just spilt off the train from Euston and are
striding towards the city of the Beatles with a
rapturous glint in their eyes.
 
Chris O'Dell recounts her life with Beatles
and other music legends
By Susan Whitall, The Detroit News
15 October, 2009
In the decades since the '60s and Beatlemania,
technology changed. Records gave way to tapes,
which were tossed in favor of CDs.
 
McCartney, Coldplay Honored At ASCAP
Awards
By Andre Paine, Billboard Business News
(thanks Yardena)
14 October, 2009
Sir Paul McCartney, Coldplay and the Ting Tings
were among those honored by the American Society
of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) at
its London awards ceremony.
 
Ryan Adams & Yoko Ono: What Lies
Beneath
By Ryan Adams, BlackBook Magazine
14 October, 2009
In a world of trash heaps and disposable art,
digital-only records and flashback culture, its
comforting to know that we still walk among mythic
artists.
 
Paul McCartney announces tracklisting for
'Good Evening New York City'
NME
13 October, 2009
Paul McCartney has revealed the tracklisting for
his forthcoming 'Good Evening New York City' live
album and DVD, which is released on November 23.
 
Clapton and Harrisons muse - Pattie Boyd
(inc. audio)
By Christian Falvey, Radio Prague
12 October, 2009
The model Pattie Boyd was the inspirational force
behind two of the greatest modern musicians,
quiet Beatle George Harrison and the
legendary Eric Clapton.
 
Listen, Do You Want To Know A Secret?
- thirteen under-appreciated Beatles songs
By Mitchell Stirling, Muso's Guide
12 October, 2009
The coverage and discussion of The Beatles
re-issues this September carried with it the
associated feeling that it marks the death of the
CD-age in the same way the band helped to usher
it in.
 
How The Beatles played Pittsburgh
By Pat DiCesare, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
11 October, 2009
The first time I ever heard of The Beatles was in
the fall of 1963. post-gazette
 
Stars align for 'Chance and Chemistry'
By David Rooney, Variety
11 October, 2009
McCartney, Vardalos, Wilson added to lineup
 
John Lennon Gets His Own Crater
By Paul Cashmere, Undercover Music News
10 October, 2009
October 9 should have marked the 69th birthday
of Beatles legend John Lennon.
Also: Happy Birthday, John And Sean Lennon:
Wake-Up Video; "Imagine" This: What If John
Lennon Were Still With Us?; We All Shine On -
Happy Birthday John Lennon; Happy Birthday,
John Lennon; Lennon in LA; Imagine Peace
Tower lights in Second Life; Candles mark Lennon
date; In My Life: Robert Hilburn's 'Corn Flakes
With John Lennon'; John Lennon re-imagining
himself, then gone; Yoko Onos Imagine Peace
Tower lights up the sky above Reykjavik
 
"Paul Is Dead" rumor fascinates, 40 years
after it took off locally
By Will Stewart, AnnArbor.com
10 October, 2009
Oct. 12, 1969 was the day that Paul McCartney
died.
 
Who is God? A movie looks for answers
(inc. video)
Beliefnet.com
9 October, 2009
This unusual documentary, "Oh My God," is hitting
movie theaters this fall.
 
Motormouth Fanning blasts RTE bosses
over graveyard slot for his Fab Four special
By Aoife Anderson, Herald.ie
9 October, 2009
Dave Fanning has blasted RTE for refusing to show
his latest programme in a prime-time slot.
 
Former Tour Manager Writes of Life with
the Beatles and the Rolling Stones
By Kate Snow and Suzan Clarke, ABC News
9 October, 2009
Chris O'Dell spent years assisting and touring with
legends of the music industry: the Rolling Stones,
the Beatles, Eric Clapton and Bob Dylan.
 
Lawrence company gets payout for John
Lennon film
Boston Herald
9 October, 2009
U.S. District Court Judge Rya W. Zobel yesterday
ordered Florida broker Anthony Pagola to pay
World Wide Video of Lawrence $353,791 for home
footage of slain Beatle John Lennon that the
entertainment company alleges Pagola, 54, stole
from them.
 
Cynthia Lennon and Pattie Boyd to visit
Yerevan
Armenian Reporter
9 October, 2009
Will take part in the Grand Opening of the
Cafesjian Center for the Arts
 
A Southport landmark where The Beatles
performed for the first time is to rebuilt as
a £9m complex
By John Siddle, Southport Visiter
9 October, 2009
Southports iconic Kingsway nightclub is set to be
demolished and replaced by a £9m luxury hotel,
apartment and retail complex.
 
Sky of blue and sea of green
By L. David Wheeler, Daily Messenger
8 October, 2009
Someday everythings gonna be different, Bob
Dylan once wrote, when I paint my masterpiece.
 
Ravi Shankar to receive first ever George
Harrison Humanitarian Award
UNICEF USA
8 October, 2009
Legendary Indian musician and peace advocate,
Ravi Shankar will be honored this Saturday,
October 10 with the first ever George Harrison
Humanitarian Award.
 
The girl with kaleidoscope eyes
By Yaron Frid, Haaretz (thanks Yardena)
8 October, 2009
On September 21, in a Tel Aviv cafe, my friend
Ariella Eshed is busier than usual with her iPhone.
 
Rare Original Lennon Drawings Will Be
Shown With Talk About Controversial
Video
By Jennifer Sexton, Cape Cod Chronicle
7 October, 2009
On Saturday, Oct. 10 gallery owner Doug Johnson
will open an exhibit of 14 original drawings made in
1972 by the late Beatle, solo artist, peace activist
and cultural icon John Lennon.
Also: Imagine: A free trip to Rock Hall Annex
 
BMI London Awards Honor Donovan,
John Lennon Receives Six Awards
MOG
7 October, 2009
The BMI London Awards were held last night at
London's Dorchester Hotel, honoring the most
performed songs on U.S. radio and television
stations over the last year.
 
Students Sign On For Beatles Degree
(inc. video)
WJACtv.com
6 October, 2009
Master Of The Arts Degree Focuses On Beatles
Music, History
Also: Beatles Masters Degree course offered in
Liverpool (inc. video)
 
Yoko Ono's insecurity
WENN
6 October, 2009
Yoko Ono grew up so insecure about her looks,
husband John Lennon had to constantly reassure
her about her beauty.
 
Sir Paul McCartney and Gwyneth Paltrow
lead A-list to Paris for Stella's stunning
catwalk show
By Tamara Abraham, Daily Mail
5 October, 2009
There were stars both on and off the catwalk as
Stella McCartney showed her spring 2010
collection in Paris today.
Also: News photos; Paris Fashion Week: Stella
McCartney (inc. video - thanks Yardena)
 
Second Life Gets Own Lennon-Ono Peace
Tower
Virtual Worlds News
5 October, 2009
Yoko Ono, wife of slain Beatle John Lennon, will
be in Reykjavik this week for the lighting of the
Imagine Peace Tower.
 
Stage showcase for fifth Beatle gets back
to where he once belonged ...
By Ed McCracken, The Herald
4 October, 2009
Stuart Sutcliffe is the lost Beatle, who swapped
global fame and riches for the love of a German
art student before dying tragically young.
 
Lucy, the girl with kaleidoscope eyes who
inspired the Beatles... and her final, tragic
battle
By Bonnie Estridge, Daily Mail
3 October, 2009
The woman who opened the front door had taken
a while to get there.
 
Ono? Oh, yeah: At 76, Yoko has a new
album & is exhibiting John's art
By Jonathan Takiff, Philadelphia Daily News
2 October, 2009
Almost 29 years have passed since an assassin's
bullet took John Lennon.
Also: John Lennon's art -- and mission -- shines
on in Haddonfield
 
GameStop's Introduces Beatles Inspired
Love Song Contest
Trading Markets (press release)
1 October, 2009
GameStop, Corp., a video game and entertainment
software retailer, announced a contest based on the
titles of The Beatles song catalog - The Beatles
Love Song contest.
 
Seacoast filmmaker suing over spiking of
John Lennon film
By Jason Claffey, Foster's Daily Democrat
1 October, 2009
A Seacoast filmmaker and his production company
are seeking $6.3 million in damages after they were
barred from showing a never-before-seen John
Lennon documentary at Berwick Academy in 2007.
 
 
 
 
 
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