Paul McCartney in Israel - 24-26 Sept, 2008

 

 
Here are links to the latest Beatles-related articles available online:
 
Author uncovers John Lennon's
letters
By Ian Youngs, BBC News
30 August, 2011
More than 250 letters and cards sent by
John Lennon to his family and friends
are to be published for the first time.
 
Beatles radio show host Chris
Carter hits 10-year mark on
Sept. 4
Los Angeles Times
30 August, 2011
Breakfast With the Beatles host
Chris Carter will mark his 10th
anniversary at the helm during Sundays
edition of the long-running radio show on
KLOS-FM (95.5), for which he'll be
joined by Buddy Hollys widow, Maria
Elena Holly.
 
August 29: It Was 45 Years Ago
Today...
By Barbara Bresnahan and Tim Jensen,
Patch.com
29 August, 2011
The last Beatles concert took place in
San Francisco.
Also: This Day in Music Spotlight: The
Beatles at Candlestick
 
I Me Mine: The Beatles and Their
Pronouns
By Ben Zimmer, The New York Times
29 August, 2011
James W. Pennebakers new book The
Secret Life of Pronouns, which I
reviewed in The Times Book Review on
Sunday, makes it hard to stop thinking
about pronouns and the other little
function words that Mr. Pennebaker,
a social psychologist at the University of
Texas at Austin, sees as the keys to the
soul.
 
A Beatle's whimsical art
By Ken Capoblanco, Cape Cod Times
27 August, 2011
The artwork of John Lennon has been
critically lauded and revered by fans and,
from Friday through Sept. 4, the touring
exhibit "Imagine Peace: The Artwork of
John Lennon," presented by the
musician's widow, Yoko Ono, will appear
at the Unitarian Universalist Meeting
House in Provincetown.
 
How a summer night at Dodger
Stadium turned 'nasty' for The
Beatles and Bob Eubanks
By Mark Wyckoff, Ventura County Star
26 August, 2011
In 1966, The Beatles played Dodger
Stadium and almost didn't get out alive
Also: In 1966, the Beatles brought a
whole new ballgame to Dodger Stadium;
Signed Beatles single Please Please Me
fetches £9,000; 46 Years Ago Today: The
Beatles in San Diego 8-28-65; Anniversary
of Beatles last live performance inspires
our ultimate list of lasts
 
George Harrison Hits the Big
Screen in Scorsese Doc
By Brian Hiatt, Rolling Stone
24 August, 2011
Epic new film illuminates the inner life of
the most enigmatic Beatle
 
Baby you CAN drive my car: Sir
Paul McCartney's 1965 Aston
Martin set to sell for £400,000
By Leon Watson, Daily Mail
25 August, 2011
Money can't buy you love, but it can buy
you this - a piece of swinging 60s
memorabilia that's perfect for day
tripping.
 
Decca releases McCartney - at last
Press Association
23 August, 2011
Sir Paul McCartney is to make his first
album with Decca, half a century after the
Beatles were famously rejected by the
record company.
Also: Paul McCartney gives ballet tribute
to fiancee
 
Signed Beatles single Please Please
Me to be auctioned
BBC
23 August, 2011
A signed copy of the Beatles' hit single
Please Please Me is expected to sell at a
Liverpool auction over the weekend for up
to £7,000.
Also: John Lennon's landing card expected
to fetch £15,000 at auction
 
Marking 50 years since My Bonnie
By Jade Wright, Liverpool Echo
23 August, 2011
Fifty years ago this summer, The Beatles
released their first record.
Also: The Beatles - a collective genius
 
'George Harrison: Living In The
Material World' Trailer Released
(inc. video)
Huffington Post
22 August, 2011
Before Britney, before Bieber, Beatles fans
reigned supreme.
 
Hoffman: Witness to last Beatles
concert remembers
By Ken Hoffman, Houston Chronicle
19 August, 2011
One time, I was on a Continental (remember
them?) flight from New York to Dallas.
Also: Beatlemania hit Seattle 47 years ago
 
This Day in Music, August 18: Starr
in The Beatles
By Neil Cossar, The Morton Report
18 August, 2011
On this day in 1962, Ringo Starr made his
debut with The Beatles at the Horticultural
Society dance in Birkenhead, England,
having had a two-hour rehearsal in
preparation.
 
A Beatle Comes to NYCB: The
Premiere of Paul McCartneys
Oceans Kingdom
By David Rooney, Playbill Arts
17 August, 2011
With New York City Ballets world
premiere of Oceans Kingdom, for which
he composed the original score and wrote
the libretto, Paul McCartney adds ballet
to his ever-expanding list of creative
endeavors.
Also: Paul McCartney grosses $10.9
million at Wrigley
 
The Beatles are beating piracy
By Gordon Smart, The Sun
17 August, 2011
The Beatles have come out with a rare
endorsement for a cause - the Music
Matters campaign.
Also: The Beatles - Why Music Matters
 
McCartney & Turpentine? 10 Things
You Might Not Know About Sir Paul
By Russell Hall, Gibson
16 August, 2011
Few lives have been as thoroughly
documented as the life of Paul McCartney.
 
This Weekend Only, Watch John
Lennon and Yoko Onos Bed
Peace Online
By Emily Temple, Flavorwire
14 August, 2011
Just in case you need something to do
today: Yoko Ono has posted Bed Peace, a
70-minute documentary about the famous
1969 Bed-Ins she staged with John Lennon
to protest the Vietnam war, on YouTube for
free viewing this weekend only.
Also: Fans Get Another Week to Watch
John Lennon-Yoko Ono Film
 
Carl Davis recalls collaborating with
Paul McCartney on the Liverpool
Oratorio, 1991
By Georgia Dehn, Telegraph
11 August, 2011
Carl Davis lifted his baton at the oratorio's
premiere at Liverpool Cathedral, with all
the world's press present, and the lights
blew. Here he remembers the occasion.
 
The story of Jesus, John Lennon, and
a Beatles controversy in Chicago 45
years ago
By John R. Schmidt, WBEZ91.5
11 August, 2011
On this August 11th in 1966, the Beatles
were in Chicago to launch their third
American tour.
 
John Lennon's cowboy hat and
sunglasses fetch £8,500
BBC Berkshire
10 August, 2011
A cowboy hat and sunglasses once owned
by John Lennon were sold for £8,500 at
an auction in Berkshire.
 
Paul McCartney a big fan of TV
shopping
Zee News
9 August, 2011
Former Beatle Paul McCartney has
admitted that he is a big fan of shopping
channels.
Also: The Wisdom of Paul McCartney;
McCartney, Lady Gaga, U2 join aid effort
for African children
 
Japanese Musician and Artist Yoko
Ono Awarded the 8th Hiroshima
Art Prize
Art Daily
9 August, 2011
In 1989 the city of Hiroshima, first place in
the world to suffer a nuclear attack,
established the Hiroshima Art Prize with the
object of promoting through art the "spirit
of Hiroshima" that yearns for permanent
world peace and prosperity for all humanity.
Also: Yoko Ono Talk: Tragedy, Art, and
Peace
 
Beatle mania... 45 years late: Cubans
go mad for Fab Four and open
replica cavern decades after Castro's
ban
Daily Mail
9 August, 2011
Their songs are as famous now as they were
45 years ago.
Also: The Beatles Bulletin: August 9, 2011
 
Former Beatle Pete Best feels no
resentment, brings new show to Levitt
Shell
By Michael Lollar, The Commercial Appeal
8 August, 2011
Pete Best had spent two years as drummer
for The Beatles.
Also: Original Beatle Pete Best Opens Elvis
Week in Memphis (inc. video)
 
McCartney's magical understanding
of music
By Alex Strachan, Postmedia News
8 August, 2011
Sir James Paul McCartney was
momentarily lost in thought.
Also: McCartney revisited 17: Instant
Macca
 
Miami couple recalls their
unforgettable time together with
John Lennon (inc. video)
KSDK
8 August, 2011
Armando Ontivero says, "Me and my
wife were caretakers of house, we caretake
them, and feed them, and watch for them
every day."
 
After Sir Paul, Juber made a solo
name for himself
By Rich Freedman, Vallejo Times-Herald
7 August, 2011
Those two years with Paul McCartney's
band, "Wings," served Laurence Juber
well. Helped him get a Grammy, in fact.
 
John Lennon's Quarrymen Cavern
debut date questioned
BBC  News Liverpool
5 August, 2011
John Lennon's debut at the famous Cavern
Club was earlier than that listed by Beatles'
historians, a former bandmate has claimed.
 
Paul McCartney: 'Apparently, I have
been hacked'
By Joe Flint, Los Angeles Times
4 August, 2011
Rock star Paul McCartney said he expects
to talk to British law enforcement authorities
about phone hacking by British tabloids.
Also: McCartney's 9/11 doc coming to
Showtime; 'The Love We Make' documentary
shows footage of Paul McCartney rallying
friends for 9/11 concert; Paul McCartney says
appears to be phone hacking victim; Early
arrivals hear McCartney warming up, loud
and clear; Paul McCartney: The concert for
a lifetime; Music Fans Flock Downtown To
See Paul McCartney (inc. video); Words of
wisdom from Paul McCartney; Paul
McCartney fan gets him to sign her, then
gets tattoo; Reds, downtown shine with
McCartney concert; Paul Mccartney
Cincinnati concert: no singer or rockstar is
comparable
 
Beatles fans come together for annual
fest
By Darryl Holliday, Chicago Sun-Times
4 August, 2011
There are family reunions, and then there
are family reunions with your friends
George, Paul, Ringo and John.
Also: Liverpool Academy of Arts presents
Beatles exhibition Back From the USSR
 
Ex-Beatle's All Starr Band add date
to BA stopover
Buenos Aires Herald
4 August, 2011
Ringo Starr, the legendary drummer and
former Beatles member, has announced a
second date for his All Star Bands stopover,
when the band performs at Luna Park this
year.
 
Local Couple Recall Life with John
Lennon (inc. video)
By Adam Kuperstein, NBC Miami
3 August, 2011
Cuban and Mexican immigrants revealed an
unlikely relationship with a former Beatle --
and his rock 'n roll friends
 
Remembering Elvis With Memories of
Friendship, The Beatles, and LSD
The Atlantic
3 August, 2011
Jerry Schilling, who counted Presley as his
best friend, looks back on The King
 
Paul McCartney rep dismisses
Olympics talk
By Courtney Hazlett, msnbc.com
2 August, 2011
Sir Paul McCartney isn't totally out of the
picture for the opening ceremony at the 2012
Olympics, but he's not definitively in, either.
Also: Stage is Set For Paul McCartney
Concert Tomorrow Night (inc. video)
 
This Day in Music, August 1: The
Concert For Bangladesh
By Neil Cossar, The Morton Report
1 August, 2011
On this day in 1971, the Concert For
Bangladesh, organized by George Harrison to
aid victims of famine and war in Bangladesh,
took place at New York's Madison Square
Garden.
Also: Concert for Bangladesh turns 40 amid
soul-searching over celebrity fundraising;
George Harrison's Concert for Bangladesh
Featured Drug Trouble for Eric Clapton,
Stage Fright for Bob Dylan; The Concert for
Bangladesh and its charity pop legacy
 
Concert Review: Paul McCartney at
Wrigley Field, Chicago, 7/31/11
By Kit O'Toole, Blogcritics.org
1 August, 2011
Visiting Chicago for the first time since 2005,
McCartney showed fans that age is nothing
but a number, as he played over 30 songs with
no breaks.
Also: Paul McCartney lives it up with a little
friendly help at Wrigley Field; McCartney hits
'em out of the ballpark; Paul McCartney live
at Wrigley!; Review: Paul McCartney plays
Wrigley Field (inc. video); Wings Singer (And
Member Of That Other Band) Wows Wrigley;
Sir Paul McCartney Rocks Chicago's Wrigley
Field; Paul McCartney Rocks Out At Wrigley
Field; McCartney still rockin at 69; Paul
McCartney at Wrigley Field | Live review +
photos
 
Caversham pub is a Beatles shrine
By Paul Cassell, Reading Post
1 August, 2011
Punters will soon be enjoying a hard days pint
with plans to turn the poolroom at a Caversham
pub into a shrine to The Beatles.
 
John Lennon's hat and shades go up
for auction
By Steven Morris, The Guardian
1 August, 2011
Items owned by John Lennon at the height of
Beatlemania to go under the hammer on 9
August.
 
 
 
 
 
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