Rare footage of Beatles’ ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ uncovered after 40 years

June 30, 2008

A 40-year-old footage of the Beatles has been uncovered, showing band members strolling around a seaside resort during the historical ‘Magical Mystery Tour’.
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THE NEW BEETLES IN LENNON'S HOUSE

June 30, 2008

By Stuart Winter
LONG after his music has faded, John Lennon’s old house is still buzzing to the sound of The Beatles… or rather beetles.
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Bedtime With the Beatles Part Two

June 30, 2008

by Christel Loar

Jason Falkner
Bedtime With the Beatles Part Two
(Adrenaline)

US release date: 17 June 2008

UK release date: Available as import
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Looking a bit closer at the 'Fab Four'

June 30, 2008

By Derek Gentile, Berkshire Eagle Staff

LENOX — It was late in the day at Abbey Road Studios on February 11, 1963. The Beatles were wrapping up the recording of their LP “Please Please Me” for release a few weeks later. The final song was to be a cover of the Isley Brothers’ “Twist and Shout,” a high-energy number.
“(Abbey Road producer) George Martin always liked to end each side of an album with a rousing rocker,” said Jeremy Yudkin, a lecturer at yesterday’s Beatles Day in Lenox. “But Martin was a little concerned, because the band had been recording all day and John Lennon’s voice was tired.”
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Paul McCartney will perform in Israel

June 30, 2008

Paul McCartney will perform in Israel in September and the final details are being worked out for the multi-million-dollar show, which would mark his first-ever appearance in the Holy Land. Government officials prevented The Beatles from playing there in 1965, saying the band “didn’t stand on a high cultural and artistic level and had a bad influence over youth.” Earlier this year, the Israeli ambassador to Britain, Ron Prosor, apologized to the Fab Four, saying, in part, “There is no doubt that it was a great missed opportunity to prevent people like you, who shaped the minds of the generation, to come to Israel and perform.” If the show becomes a reality, it will be held in Tel Aviv on either the 18th or 25th of September. A spokesman for McCartney tells us he has no knowledge of plans for a concert there.


Heather Mills lined up for Celebrity Apprentice

June 30, 2008

ANI

NEW YORK: Heather Mills is in talks to appear on property tycoon Donald Trump’s The Celebrity Apprentice, according to reports.
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Do you want to know a secret?

June 30, 2008

Billy J. Kramer and Pattie Boyd spoke at the Vegas Fest.

Billy spoke about getting songs from Paul and John, and his manager, who was also the Beatles’ manager, Brian Epstein. He said Brian never got the credit he deserved, and he should be in the Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame. He said Brian was very caring and thoughtful, sending everyone Christmas cards, and that it was a very big blow to him when Brian died. Like the Beatles, without Brian he had to learn how hard the record business was.
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