LENNON'S NOTE SELLING FOR $54,000

February 28, 2009

A note written by JOHN LENNON complaining about the lack of security at the New York apartment where he was eventually shot dead is selling for $54,000 (£38,300).
The Beatles legend aired his concerns to his aide Fred Seaman about access to his home at the historic Dakota building on Manhattan’s Central Park West on 28 April 1980.
Just seven months later, on 8 December 1980, he was shot dead in front of the building.
The tragic Beatle wrote: “Explain to me why we are sleeping here with a front door that any nut can open (it doesn’t lock). People know I’m here…”
The handwritten note is being sold on momentsintime.com, reports the New York Post.


Beatlemania In Veendam

February 28, 2009

Pas op! De Beatles Komen Er Aan


HELP! – Vrijdag 27 februari vond in het cultuurcentrum vanBeresteyn een persconferentie plaatst waar de lokale media nauwelijks aandacht voor had. Reden voor deze persconferentie is de Beatles week die van 20 t/m 26 september, in en om het cultuurcentrum vanBeresteyn wordt georganiseerd.
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Help me rescue these kids from horrors of war

February 28, 2009

By SIR PAUL McCARTNEY

CHILDREN can be the forgotten victims of war. As well as being caught in the fighting, young people trapped in conflicts in Africa and elsewhere are often forced to become soldiers themselves. Here, Sir Paul McCartney tells why he wants to do something to help.I’M reading a book at the moment called A Long Way Gone: Memoirs Of A Boy Soldier.
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Beatles Day – Laon

February 28, 2009

On Saturday 16th May 2009, there will be a Beatles Day from 10 a.m. to 5.p.m. in LAON, France, on the A26 motorway (50km from Rheims) with a record and memorabilia fair, an exhibition and an evening concert starring The Rabeats.

Flyer:
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Yoko Ono asks Beatles fans to recreate Bed In for world peace

February 27, 2009


by Pierce King.

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As the 40th anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s infamous honeymoon approaches the artist has released an appeal message to Beatles fans urging them to recreate their ‘Bed In for world peace.’
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Dhaka salutes Ravi Shankar & George Harrison

February 27, 2009

DHAKA: The Liberation War Museum here has installed a bronze plaque to commemorate the composition and rendering by Ravi Shankar and late Beatles singer George Harrison for the song Bangladesh. Read the rest of this entry »


Beatle desgins branding for new Linda McCartney range

February 27, 2009


Beatle designs branding for new Linda McCartney range

Jill Park, packagingnews.co.uk

Sir Paul McCartney has collaborated with daughter Mary and design agency Irving on the packaging for the new Linda McCartney range of vegetarian ready meals. Read the rest of this entry »