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13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

George Harrison box set 'The Apple Years' to be released this month

"George Harrison: The Apple Years," a box set of George Harrison's first six solo Apple Records releases, will be released Sept.

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17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Today in Rock: September 2

On this day in 1970 An unknown art-rock band named Genesis runs an ad in Britain's Melody Maker magazine looking for a drummer.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Have details of the George Harrison 'Apple Years' box set been leaked?

An official announcement is expected to be forthcoming soon on the George Harrison "The Apple Years 1968 - 75" box set that was first hinted at recently by Dhani Harrison, but early sale listings have popped up on some foreign Amazon.com sites, as well as a cover.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WSJ Media and Advertising

Martin Scorsese Set for Ramones Film

Billboard reports that the 71-year-old Academy Award-winning director is attached to an upcoming Ramones film, pegged to the 40th anniversary of the band's debut album.

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Examiner.com

Beatle's widow named to Recording Academy MusiCares Foundation board

Olivia Harrison , the widow of George Harrison , was among those announced Aug. 28 as the one of the newest board members of the Recording Academy 's MusiCares Foundation.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

USA Today

Gary Wright's 'Dream Weaver' memoir out Oct. 14

Singer/songwriter Gary Wright, best known for 1976 hits Dream Weaver and Love Is Alive, will share his life story in 'Dream Weaver: Music, Meditation and My Friendship with George Harrison, out Oct. 14. Gary Wright's 'Dream Weaver' memoir out Oct. 14 Singer/songwriter Gary Wright, best known for 1976 hits Dream Weaver and Love Is Alive, will share ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

'Me and John were starting to really cook': Paul...

Revolver, released in August of 1966, is seen by many today as the Beatles' big-bang moment .

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The top 5 places to learn ukulele in Toronto

Ukulele in Toronto is a hot pursuit for those inclined toward all things twee. From its early introduction to Hawaii from Portugal to the American Vaudeville and Jazz to today, the ukulele has made its way into modern music.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

ContactMusic.com

John Lennon's Killer Denied Parole

Mark David Chapman, 59, who shot and killed the Beatles legend outside his Dakota Building home in New York in December, 1980, has lost his bid to walk free from prison.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, John Lennon, Celebrities, Paul McCartney

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WOWT-TV Omaha

Legends Tribute Music Fest Arrives In Ralston

On Friday and Saturday night several touring bands will rock out in Ralston for a two-day concert to honor the Beatles and several other classic groups.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Gary Wright To Reveal All About George Harrison Friendship In New Book

Singer/songwriter Gary Wright is set to open up about his relationship with late Beatles star George Harrison in a new memoir.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Hbo to Debut Scorsese's the 50 Year Argument, 9/29

THE 50 YEAR ARGUMENT, directed by Oscar winner Martin Scorsese and longtime documentary collaborator David Tedeschi, will debut MONDAY, SEPT.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Daily Record

BackBeat -- A Tribute will play the gamut of Beatles tunes at Orrville Rib & Music Fest

Close your eyes and just listen. Then open them and saturate your senses with the looks and sounds of the most famous musical group in history, the Beatles! Right down to exact replicas of the classic Beatles clothing and boots, wigs to match their haircuts, and even the Beatles instruments.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Examiner.com

Beatles news: Limited Apple poster; Billy Preston tribute; Ahme's new role

A special limited edition poster release of the "Apple Jam" image from George Harrison 's "All Things Must Pass" album will be available next month, says Jeff S. Levy, publisher of the long out-of-print "Applelog."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Children TV, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Eleanor Bron

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Halesowennews.co.uk

Future pupils of Leasowes High School get taste of what's to come

Fun in the sun: Morgan McLean, aged 11, Leah Hadley, 11, Kaziyah Harris, 10, and George Harrison, and Lidia Nuckowska, 11. YOUNGSTERS preparing for high school in Halesowen are being given a taste of what's to come at a Summer school.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Examiner.com

Beatles movie 'Hard Day's Night' exclusively going to stream on Hulu Plus

Watch a clip from the re-release of the film "A Hard Day's Night." Starring John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

National Public Radio

Tom Petty On Stage Fright, Cheap Speakers And George Harrison

On a recent night in San Diego, Tom Petty was doing what he's been doing for close to 40 years: leading his band The Heartbreakers on stage, playing the old hits and inaugurating new ones.

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