Paul McCartney in Israel - 24-26 Sept, 2008

 

 
Here are links to the latest Beatles-related articles available online:
 
John Lennon and Yoko Ono: the
image that defines the second
Elizabethan era
By Jonathan Jones, The Guardian
31 May, 2012
Their famous protest against the Vietnam
war let the cameras into the bedroom
and ushered in the age of celebrity
Also: John Lennons art returns to Oak
Brook, where it once was seized; Lennon's
art all about peace, Ono says; John
Lennon's Drawings Come To DoubleTree
by Hilton Hotel In Oak Brook (photo); Yoko
Ono talks to Simon Schama
 
Starr Report
By Michael Starr, New York Post
30 May, 2012
Most avid Beatles fans settle for schooling
themselves in random trivia facts about the
band, interpreting Beatles songs, arguing
over Ringo Starr or attending Fab Four
fanfests.
 
George Harrison's widow rules out
hologram revival
WENN
30 May, 2012
George Harrison's widow Olivia has ruled
out ever reviving the Beatles legend's image
with an onstage hologram, insisting she
wouldn't be able to "handle" seeing it.
Also: By George, he's done it
 
Badfingers Joey Molland Talks
Gibson Guitars, The Beatles and the
Making of Straight Up
By Russell Hall, Gibson.com
30 May, 2012
At the turn of the 70s, no band was better
poised to carry on the mantle of The Beatles
than Badfinger.
 
Beatles fans win battle to save Ringo
Starr's Liverpool birthplace
By Chris Johnson, Click Liverpool
30 May, 2012
Fans have won a battle to save the home of
former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr from
demolition and it will be turned into a tourist
attraction.
Also: National Trust: Ringo Starr's
birthplace 'not worth saving because he
hardly lived there'
 
Yoko Ono promotes Lennon's
artwork, on display in Oak Brook
By Mark Caro, Chicago Tribune
30 May, 2012
Yoko Ono was an established artist before
she met John Lennon, but 31 years after her
husband's murder, her career runs on two
tracks: managing Lennon's work with and
apart from the Beatles and pursuing her own
idiosyncratic muse.
 
Who Wrote the Book of Rock? No. 1,
The Beatles - In our lives, we love
them most
By Bernard Perusse, Montreal Gazette
29 May, 2012
In this 10-part series, we pay tribute to the
rock n roll-era visionaries who came up
with the musical vocabulary were still
hearing today the ones without whom the
language of rock n roll would not sound
the same.
Also: When the World Stopped to Listen; A
Big Day in the Life: When Sgt. Pepper Blew
Our Minds
 
Le Bon, The Beatles... and me
By Reed Tucker, New York Post
26 May, 2012
Beatles and Bowie studio wiz recalls golden
era of album rock
 
This day in history: May 26, 1969
The Vancouver Sun
26 May, 2012
Beatles star John Lennon and his newlywed
wife, Yoko Ono, spent a famous week in bed
at Montreal's Queen Elizabeth Hotel to
promote peace, love and pyjama power.
 
Press release
PRNewswire
24 May, 2012
With a little help from his friends, Ringo Starr
will perform an exclusive show at the Avalon to
kick off the 2012 summer tour, beginning with
a pair of concerts at Fallsview Casino on June
14 & 15.
 
Paul McCartney Film to Screen Before
'The Intouchables'
By Lucas Shaw, The Wrap
24 May, 2012
The Weinstein Company has locked in Paul
McCartney, Natalie Portman and Johnny Depp
to build the buzz around its upcoming The
Intouchables.
Also: A couple that works out together, stays
together... Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell
spotted as they head to the gym
 
Rare 'backwards' Beatles Abbey Road
photograph that dispels 43 years of
conspiracy theories sold for £20,000
By Ian Garland, Daily Mail
23 May, 2012
A rare photograph of the Beatles that disproves
a conspiracy theory about Sir Paul McCartney's
'death'  has sold for £20,000 at auction.
 
The Rarest, Most Desirable Book By
John Lennon Comes To Auction
By Stephen J. Gertz, Booktryst
23 May, 2012
A scarce, complete, unnumbered and out-of-
sequence first edition copy of John Lennon's
Bag One, his 1970 collection of lithographs
limited to 300 examples, is being offered by
New England Book Auctions on Tuesday May
29, 2012.
 
Ram, Wings, and Beyond: An Interview
with Denny Seiwell
By Chaz Lipp, The Morton Report
22 May, 2012
The former Wings drummer discusses his
illustrious career, past and present.
Also: Paul & Linda McCartneys Deluxe 'Ram'
Reissues Arrive in Stores on Tuesday; Sir Paul
and friends out for posh dinner; Sir Paul leads
praise for the Queen
 
Ringo Starr: 'God bless' Robin Gibb and
the Bee Gees
ITV News
21 May, 2012
Ringo Starr told of his admiration for the Bee
Gees' vocal talents as he visited the Chelsea
Flower Show today.
Also: Rock legends visit flower show; Pics;
Ringo Starr 2012 All Starr tour update (video)
 
This Day in Music Spotlight: The Beatles
First Tour, with Johnny Gentle
By Andrew Vaughan, Gibson.com
20 May, 2012
Having got the music bug after he built his own
guitar as a kid, John Askew left Liverpool for
London in 1958 and used his carpentry skills on
a construction site, while he aimed at breaking
into the music business.
Also: Twenty fabled moments in Denver Music:
#20: Beatlemania at Red Rocks in 1964
 
Online auction of Liverpool ECHO
souvenir edition signed by the Beatles
sparks huge interest
By Alan Weston, Liverpool Echo
19 May, 2012
An historic copy of the Liverpool ECHO, dating
from 1964 and signed by three members of the
Fab Four, has sparked worldwide interest after
being auctioned online.
Also: John Lennon book plates auctioned
 
Giles Martin on George Harrison's Early
Takes, track-by-track
Terry Staunton, MusicRadar.com
18 May, 2012
Producer guides us through the former Beatle's
extensive vault of home demos
 
Exclusive Q&A: Ringo Starr on his
Upcoming Tour and the Elusive 'Let It Be'
DVD
By Andy Greene. Rolling Stone
17 May, 2012
'One day that will come out,' says the drummer
and All Starr Band leader
Also: Ringo or Wallenda? It don't come easy
 
Paul & Linda McCartney, 'RAM': Listen
To The Full Remastered Album For Free
(AUDIO)
By Kia Makarechi, The Huffington Post
17 May, 2012
Paul and Linda McCartney released RAM in 1971.
 
KNEX BRANDS To Launch New Line Of
Beatles Yellow Submarine Building Figures
PRWeb
15 May, 2012
Officially-Licensed Buildable Figures by KNEX
Allow Music Fans to Build Classic Yellow
Submarine Band
Also: 'Backwards' Abbey Road Beatles photo up
for auction; Revealed, the moment Abbey Road
became rubber sole (and ended 43 years of Beatles
conspiracy theories!); Exploring the Beatles'
Liverpool beginnings
 
Mark Ronson  Paul McCartney Saved Me
From Drowning
By Theo Spielberg, Spinner
14 May, 2012
Turns out Sir Paul McCartney is just as noble as his
knighthood would suggest.
Also: Paul Mccartney Warned Coronas Bassist Not
To Split Up Band
 
Ringo Starr: I Lost My Beatles Photographs
By Andy Greene. Rolling Stone
14 May, 2012
During the early days of the Beatles, Ringo Starr
often traveled with a camera and took photos of the
group behind the scenes, from rehearsing for their
history-making appearance on The Ed Sullivan
Show to goofing around on the set of their 1965
movie, Help!
 
Former Cleveland newsman recalls time
traveling with Beatles; seeks those he
entertained in homes in 1960s with stories of
Fab Four
By Jeff Piorkowski, Sun News
12 May, 2012
For a time in 1964, Art Schreiber was not the most
liked man among his peer group.
 
Paul McCartney Won't Have to Sue His
Record Label for Masters
Forbes
11 May, 2012
Theres a lot of talk now about rock stars getting
ready for 2013: they can sue to terminate their
longstanding deals with their record companies for
recordings made after 1978.
 
UK John Lennon Documentary to Premiere
on US Television Next Month
WFJA Classic Hits and Oldies 105.5 FM
11 May, 2012
A recent John Lennon documentary will get its U.S.
premiere on the BBC America channel next month as
part of a block of Beatles-related programming timed
to coincide with Paul McCartneys 70th birthday.
Also: The divisive, but surprisingly healing, legacy of
Yoko Ono; Mother & Son: Yoko Ono & Sean Lennon
(inc. videos)
 
Sir Paul McCartney's private show for Diana
By Lizzie Catt with Lisa Higgins and Jack Teague,
Express.co.uk
10 May, 2012
Hundreds of millions will watch him perform at the
Queens Diamond Jubilee concert at Buckingham
Palace next month.
Also: Paul McCartney and mariachis rock Mexico City;
He's still got it! Paul McCartney commands crowd of
150,000 as he performs epic three-hour concert in
Mexico city
 
The Beatles Get a Second Chance, 9 May 1962
By Gordon Thompson, OUPblog
9 May, 2012
On this spring morning fifty years ago, Brian Epstein
climbed the front steps and passed through the simple
entrance of the EMI Recording Studios in St. Johns
Wood, London, placing him on the other side of the
looking glass.
Also: What's the 'truth' behind Yesterday?; The
Beatles' No. 1 fan? Mexico; Why Mexico City Still
Has Beatlemania
 
Luminous Black-and-White Photographs of
The Beatles, 1964-1966
The Atlantic
7 May, 2012
A rare look at the pop pioneers on tour, at home, and
on top of the world
Also: How Much Mad Men Paid for The Beatles;
Help! We need a Ringo... Wannabe Fab Fours
audition for Beatles show
 
Return of Beatlemania: Macca mobbed by
crowds at veggie cookbook launch
By Tom Bryant, The Mirror
5 May, 2012
Passionate veggie Macca, 69, was the
centre of attention at the event in London
on Thursday night with wife Nancy, 51
Also: Here's looking at you, kid: Macca portrait
among David Bailey photographic contact sheets of
stars of the Sixties up for auction; Mary McCartney's
Food Book launch Pictures
 
John Lennons art hangs at Utahs Gateway
center
By David Burger, The Salt Lake Tribune
3 May, 2012
120-plus lithographs, serigraphs and song lyrics are in
the exhibit supported by Yoko Ono.
Also: John Lennon's art comes through Salt Lake,
some for sale (inc. video); Lennon printing plates to be
sold; John Lennon art exhibit passes through Salt Lake
City
 
Former Beatle Ringo Starr Wants to Save
Rhinoceros from Extinction
By Elizabeth Snead, The Hollywood Reporter
2 May, 2012
The musician has changed the image on his website to
that of a rhino in an effort to raise awareness about the
species.
 
George Harrisons widow Olivia hopes new
multi-touch book gives new perspective on
ex-Beatle
The Associated Press
1 May, 2012
George Harrisons widow Olivia hopes to add more
perspective on the reticent Beatle with her new digital
book, and fill in the blanks left by Martin Scorseses
recent documentary.
Also: George Harrison's Wife and Giles Martin
Discuss Scorsese Documentary, Bob Dylan and Being
Stifled' by the Beatles
 
 
 
 
 
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