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3 hrs ago | Switched

The Agility Factor

The Beatles' Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band changed the way people think about music; it is regarded as one of the most pivotal music releases of all time.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Celebrities

7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Interview: McCartney fan stunned at winning meeting with him in San Francisco

Leslie Sampson says she got some exciting news July 29. She will soon be on her way to San Francisco to meet Paul McCartney as the winner of a contest by the charity Aid Still Required .


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8 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Theater at Monmouth to Present the Making of a Hard Day's Night, 8/7

The British Invasion continues at Theater at Monmouth with Mark S. Cartier's presentation The Making of a Hard Day's Night on Thursday, August 7 at 7:30 p.m. Join TAM favorite, Mark S. Cartier, as he covers a ten-month period in the history of the most influential band in the rock era: The Beatles.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Monmouth, ME, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Ringo Starr, Celebrities, John Lennon

13 hrs ago | Houston Press

How Paul McCartney Spread His Wings In the '70s

Wings at their peak - the mid '70s lineup: Jimmy McColluch , Joe English , Linda McCartney , Paul McCartney , and Denny Laine While mighty expanses of forests have sacrificed themselves to create all the pages written about Paul McCartney's time as a Beatle, the ensuing post-breakup decade has killed far fewer trees.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Wings, Pop/Rock

16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Today in Rock: July 30

On this day in 1963 The Beatles are in the studio recording takes of : " Please Mr. Postman ", "It Won't Be Long", "Money ", "Till There Was You", "Roll Over Beethoven" and "All My Loving."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Celebrities, The Troggs

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Derry Today

Moville to Come Together for Beatlefest on the Lough

Beatles fans, not only in Inishowen, but also further afield, are expected to flock to Moville's 8th annual BeatlesFest on the Lough.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Celebrities

Austin American Statesman

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A handful of Austin musicians will play Beatles songs as part of the Sunday services at the Center for Spiritual Living throughout the month of August in the Center's 13th annual Beatles Month event.


Related Topix: Short, Music!, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Austin, TX, Celebrities


Five times when Weird Al Yankovic hilariously met the Beatles

Now that Weird Al Yankovic has hit the big time with a number 1 album on the Billboard charts, it's mandatory fun, so to speak, to look back at his career.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Children TV, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Music!, Al TV, Celebrities, Weird

Creative Loafing

First Notes (7/29/2014): R. Kelly booted from Ohio festival lineup, more

Now that my feet are getting a rest after a long 10 hours at Warped Tour - keep an eye out for our online coverage on Wednesday - it's time to catch up on anything we might have missed in the last week: * R. Kelly has been dropped from the Columbus, Ohio, Fashion Meets Music Festival lineup after public backlash due to the singer's past.


Related Topix: Short, Music!, Celebrities


And now, the 50th anniversary of The Beatles 'A Hard Day's Night'

The Beatles chart domination and complementing British Invasion were well under way when A Hard Day's Night premiered in the U.S. 50 years ago on August 11, 1964, and to celebrate, the Criterion Collection has just released The Beatles' historic first film on DVD and Blu-ray .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Ringo Starr, Celebrities, John Lennon


the Week in Rock and Roll

Only 316 out of 1,196 men survived the sinking and the many hours in shark-infested waters.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Celebrities, John Lennon, Mick Jagger

Mon Jul 28, 2014


New AI Algorithm Tracks Musical Progression of The Beatles

Computer scientists have developed an artificial intelligence algorithm that can analyse and compare musical styles and have used it to study the musical progression of the Beatles.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Science, Computer Science, Ringo Starr, Celebrities, John Lennon

Free Republic

REVEALED: The haunting life story behind one of pop's most famous songs... Eleanor Rigby

The words, familiar to countless millions around the world, are among the most poignant in popular music: 'Eleanor Rigby died in the church and was buried along with her name; nobody came.'


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, John Lennon


Paul McCartney to re-release Wings albums 'Venus and Mars' and 'At The Speed of Sound'

The re-issues will come out on September 22 as part of the Paul McCartney Archive Collection, following similar re-issues of 'Band on the Run', 'McCartney', 'McCartney II', 'RAM' and 'Wings over America'.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Wings, Pop/Rock, House

USA Today

Paul McCartney reissues 'Venus and Mars,' 'Speed of Sound'

The rollout of Paul McCartney's Archive Collection continues with two Wings reissues on Sept.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Short, Music!, Wings, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment


The Beatles Wanted To Film Lord Of The Rings

The Beatles approached director Stanley Kubrick to make a film adaptation of The Lord Of The Rings novels back in their heyday, according to moviemaker Peter Jackson .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Celebrities, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, The Fab Four


Bolton teacher gets 7,000 to make maths lessons fun

Ed Stapley, head of marketing at Capita Children's Services, Lauren Reynolds with her cheque and Paul Carbury, chief executive of The SHINE Trust Miss Reynolds, a teacher at Bolton School, has been given A 7,430 to go out into the community and work with secondary school children to get them interested in maths.


Related Topix: Marketing, Celebrities, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

Sun Jul 27, 2014


The Beatles week ahead: 'Help!' premieres in London 49 years ago

The Beatles LOVE, Cirque du Soleil, Mirage Hotel, Las Vegas. Performances: Thursdays through Mondays at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. No performances on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Celebrities, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Sherman-Oaks, CA


Beatles news: McCartney secret session; more new Beatles releases?

Aerosmith's Joe Perry's been talking about a recording project involving himself and Paul McCartney , reports the Boston Herald July 27 .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Short, Music!, Celebrities, Joe Perry, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

New Urban Legends

Bootleg Pull

Claim: The Beatles recorded songs entitled "Colliding Circles," "Left Is Right ," "Pink Litmus Paper Shirt," and "Deckchair," all of which remain unreleased to this day.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, John Lennon, Celebrities, Life, Hobbies, Collecting, Music, Entertainment