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This week's Web Winners: Meet the Beatles, again
By Reid Kanaley, Star-Telegram
31 March, 1999
The Beatles stormed America 35 years ago. Today, it's hard to imagine what a sensation
they were, with their music and hair and frankness. But there's a sense of it in the best of
the Web sites on the rock music revolution that the Beatles represented -- the British Invasion.
Yoko: Great artist or con artist?
27 March, 1999
A 66-year-old woman lives in the very building in New York where her husband was
murdered nearly 20 years ago.
In Bed with John and Yoko
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Yediot Aharonot
25 March, 1999
Family feud for Julian Lennon
By Mike Ross, Jam! Music
24 March, 1999
New on the charts this week: The Battle of Julian and Yoko.
New exposure
By Jordan Zivitz, The Gazette
24 March, 1999
It's taken five albums, but Julian Lennon says he's finally captured his own essence in
Photograph Smile
Bank's ballad makes no cents to Beatles
By Charlotte Parsons, South China Morning Post
24 March, 1999
Last week the world marked Anti-Piracy Day. Radio silences were observed and theatres
The Beatles' Producer Plans a Show in the Israel Festival
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24 March, 1999
McCartney's old abode for rent
By Rosaline Russell, This is London
23 March, 1999
Jane Asher's doctor father used to lease 57 Wimpole Street, W1, and provided a
self-contained room there for her then boyfriend, Paul McCartney.
Amsterdam Hilton hosts Lennon anniversary show
22 March, 1999
If not the longest, it was certainly the world's most famous lie-in.
Honeymooners John Lennon and Yoko Ono took to bed for a week in 1969 to further the
cause of world peace, entertaining hordes of fans and reporters at their bedside in
Amsterdam's Hilton Hotel.
Linda McCartney photos get first U.S. tour
By Matthew Lewis, Reuters
22 March, 1999
Widely known as a celebrity wife, vegetarian and rudimentary keyboardist for the pop
band Wings, Linda McCartney was a serious photographer as well.
All you need is stamps
20 March, 1999
A commemorative set of stamps to mark the 30th anniversary of the wedding of John
Lennon and Yoko Ono go on sale on Saturday.
Linda Concert Sold Out
Press Association
19 March, 1999
Tickets for a Linda McCartney tribute concert have been snapped up within an hour
of going on sale.
Julian Lennon returns, reconciled with his past and with his best album yet
By Ben Wener, The Orange County Register
19 March, 1999
It was inevitable, probably in every conceivable way. John Lennon may have sung
about changing the world, but changing fate? Not likely.
Claire's song for Omagh
By Suzanne Rodgers, Belfast Telegraph
19 March, 1999
A teenager blinded in the Omagh bomb is to release a record in aid of the tragedy
probably John Lennon's poignant Imagine.
Charles Enman, The Ottawa Citizen
19 March, 1999
Nortel's decidedly offbeat television commercial has raised high-tech eyebrows and
drawn a compliment from none other than Sir Paul McCartney.
Nortel borrows from Beatles for new TV ads
National Post
19 March, 1999
Over at least the next year, you'll be hearing the lyrics from a Beatles song on a new
high-powered series of TV commercials for Nortel Networks Inc.
He's no sour Lennon
By Jane, Stevenson, Toronto Sun
18 March, 1999
Julian Lennon, in town to promote his first album, Photograph Smile, after a seven year
absence from the music biz, appears to have survived the "absent famous father" thing
miraculously well.
Stars unite for Linda
18 March, 1999
George Michael, Elvis Costello and Tom Jones will lead a star-studded tribute to Linda
McCartney at London's Royal Albert Hall next month.
Mac Gets Back
Business Wire
17 March, 1999
Paul McCartney's Band On The Run is No.1 again - 25 years after it first topped the charts.
Beatles look-alike a hit with Cavaliers
Mercury News Wire Services
17 March, 1999
Andrew DeClercq's haircut makes him look like a taller Ringo Starr. But the Cleveland
Cavaliers couldn't care less if he can keep a beat, crash a cymbal or sing background vocals.
Son Of A Beatle
By Gary Graff, Reuters
17 March, 1999
``Once a Beatle, always a Beatle'' is a phrase Ringo Starr cheerfully coined as he returned to
touring a decade ago, playing many of the hits he performed with the Fab Four. Now a Beatle's
offspring is wholeheartedly embracing that philosophy, too.
Eternal Glory (HEBREW - SCAN, 82kb!)
17 March, 1999
Beatles' lawyers drop client
By Seth Robson, The Press
16 March, 1999
The Beatles' law firm has a rubber soul, says the owner of a Christchurch steakhouse
accused of copyright infringement by the band.
Sir Paul dedicates accolade to wife Linda
16 March, 1999
Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has dedicated his induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of
Fame to his late wife Linda.
Stars join Hall of Fame
16 March, 1999
The pop music establishment has honoured the late Dusty Springfield by inducting her into the
Rock And Roll Hall of Fame.
McCartney, Springsteen, Joel enter Hall of Fame
By Ellen Wulfhorst, Reuters
16 March, 1999
Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel officially joined the pantheon of rock music
greats Monday in a Hall of Fame induction featuring the traditional all-star jam sessions.
The Boss, McCartney, Joel Inducted
By Ted Anthony, Associated Press
16 March, 1999
The Piano Man's beard is more salt than pepper these days. The Boss is a half-century old.
And the Beatle - the impetuous, impossibly handsome Beatle who wanted to fill the world with
silly love songs - is a widower with three grown children.
Rock Hall To Induct New Members
By David Bauder, Associated Press
15 March, 1999
Three singers who dominated radio in the 1970s - Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney and
Billy Joel - were set to join the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Monday along with Dusty
Springfield, who died two weeks ago.
Ringo's blast from the past
By Rich Nieciecki, Reuters/Variety
15 March, 1999
Out to reassert that there will always be artists and fans willing to ignore the freshness dating
labels on rock 'n' roll, Ringo Starr and a leaner returning cast of senior citizens were -- at least
on Saturday night -- the best tribute act on or near the Vegas Strip.
Paul Back In Groove
Online Mirror
14 March, 1999
Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney has been back in the studio for the first time since his wife
Linda's death.
A Familiar Beatles Refrain
By David Hinckley, Daily News
14 March, 1999
New look at Lennon and McCartney offers little that's fresh
Nortel 'Come Together' ad drive
12 March, 1999
Nortel Networks Marketing Campaign Signals Aggressive Approach To Building A New
Brand Beatles song Come Together'' Underscores Company's Real World Commitment
to Bringing Telephony, Video, Data, and Wireless Together with the Internet.
Linda's Snaps
By Mila Andre, Daily News
12 March, 1999
The Rolling Stones. The Beatles. The Who. The Grateful Dead. Jimi Hendrix. Janis Joplin.
Frank Zappa. Name a famous rock musician or band from the 1960s, and you can bet that
Linda McCartney had them on the other side of a camera.
Linda McCartney Legacy Lives On In Photo Exhibit
12 March, 1999
Linda McCartney's legacy shines on in her photographs of rock 'n' roll legends, haunting and
tender images that will go on display at the Bruce Museum.
Linda McCartney photo show of rock stars opens in U.S.
By Matthew Lewis, Nando Times
11 March, 1999
"Linda McCartney's Sixties: Portrait of an Era," an exhibition of rock-star photos taken by the
late wife of former Beatle Paul McCartney, is about to launch its first-ever tour of the United
Beatles Have A Beef With Steak House
10 March, 1999
The former members of the Beatles are accusing a New Zealand restaurant, the Sergeant
Peppers Steak House, of breach of copyright, reports said Tuesday.
Beatle Daughter Unveils Fashions
By Suzy Patterson, Associated Press
10 March, 1999
Stella McCartney sees winter fashions as feminine and fun.
Beef by Beatles in Chch
The Press (New-Zealand)
9 March, 1999
The Beatles have a beef against a Christchurch steakhouse.
AIDS Patient Records Music
States News Service
8 March, 1999
A nine-year-old AIDS patient says he will keep trying to win the John Lennon Songwriting
Ringo bringing 'All-Starrs' to Ogden
5 March, 1999
With a little help from his friends, Ringo Starr will rock Weber State University's Dee Events
Center with a bit of British Invasion nostalgia beginning at 7:30 p.m. March 12.
John Pizzarelli "Meets the Beatles" BMG/RCA Victor
By Mike Joyce, The Washington Post
5 March, 1999
Plenty of talented guitarists, including such greats as Chet Atkins and Wes Montgomery,
have recorded songs composed by John Lennon and Paul McCartney. So it isn't all that
surprising to find John Pizzarelli devoting an entire album to songs recorded by the Beatles.
Entertainment Wire
5 March, 1999
Paul McCartney Celebrates Hall of Fame Induction With "Band On The Run"
3 March, 1999
Paul McCartney will be among the artists inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
on March 15, and to commemorate the event McCartney will be releasing a special 25th
anniversary edition of "Band on then Run," arguably the most important album of his
post-Beatles career.
Five Questions With Ringo Starr
By Mary Campbell, Associated Press
3 March, 1999
Ringo Starr was 22 when he became the drummer for the Beatles. It was
August 1962, before the Beatles became the world's most popular band. Webcast to Reveal the Art Behind Sergeant
2 March, 1999, the Web's definitive music hub, today announced alive webcast of ``The Making of Sergeant Pepper'' with Sir
George Martin, the producer and arranger of the Beatles' most famous album.
Beatles Still Going For The Gold
2 March, 1999
The Beatles reached a new milestone yesterday (March 1) when they were
certified with more gold records.
Playing by the numbers
By Paul Brent, National Post
1 March, 1999
Farm animals, dwarves, Mexican bands, and Satan himself were paraded in
front of 600 ad types last week as seven of the country's hottest agencies
staged a two-hour battle for creative supremacy.
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