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  1. British photographer Jane Bown who snapped royalty and rockstars for The Observer diesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Art Daily

    British photographer Jane Bown, who captured Samuel Beckett, John Lennon and Queen Elizabeth II in iconic black and white portraits, has died aged 89, her former employer The Observer reported on Sunday. The newspaper employed Bown in 1949, and she came to the office each week for over half a century, continuing to work with 35mm film and becoming part of the "DNA" of the newspaper, according to editor John Mulholland.


  2. Paul McCartney reflects on past, present, futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Detroit News

    ... live' ...' McCartney doesn't think of himself as a personal writer in the tradition of his former collaborator, John Lennon. His songs often are less about his own life than about assuming a mood or identity. So he is as comfortable declaring "Hope ...


  3. Your weekly Beatles calendar: Decca Records rejects the Fabs in 1962Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    ... Vanished"; David Bedford, author of "Liddypool: Birthplace of the Beatles"; Al Sussman of Beatlefan; (aka me); John Lennon Series author Jude Southerland Kessler, and Pat Matthews of Beatles-a-Rama. All shows are here: "The Beatledd Fab Four Hour": ...


  4. McCartney reflects on yesterday, today and tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... McCartney doesn't think of himself as a personal writer in the tradition of his former collaborator, John Lennon. His songs often are less about his own life than about assuming a mood or identity. So he is as comfortable declaring "Hope for the ...


  5. Hamill: Officer Rafael Ramos looked out for family in needRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... gazed at the memorial where a poster read: "Imagine all the people living life as one." That's a line written by John Lennon, also shot dead by a lone nut with a handgun. "The next day I saw Officer Ramos' kind, nice-guy face in the Daily News," ...


  6. Oldest American man; British rocker; Polish poet, translatorRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... festival in 1969. In a statement Monday, Paul McCartney remembered hearing Cocker's cover of the song he and John Lennon co-wrote for Ringo Starr and finding it "just mind blowing," a "soul anthem." "I was forever grateful for him for doing that," ...


  7. A Secret to Keeping Your New Year's ResolutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Psychology Today

    Life is what happens when you're busy making New Year's resolutions - with apologies to John Lennon. How would you like to make and keep your New Year's resolutions this year an d make your intimate relationship stronger? First of all, you need to do this with a partner.


  8. Music History for December 27, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    ... Clapton covered Freddie's hit "Have You Ever Loved A Woman" on his Layla album. The "Double Fantasy" album by John Lennon and Yoko Ono started an eight-week run at No.1 on the US chart in 1980. The single from that album "Just Like Starting Over" ...


  9. Today in Rock: December 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    On this day in 1958 while attending a class at the Liverpool College of Art, John Lennon meets student Cynthia Powell, later to become his first wife. On this day in 1960 Returning from Hamburg, Germany, The Beatles play a show in their home town of Liverpool, England with Chas Newby filling in for Stu Sutcliffe, who stays in Germany and never again rejoins the band.


  10. 10 inspirational classic rock hits featuring ladies namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    ... actually not about any woman in particular. The name sounded nice and was easy to write. It was written when John Lennon attended the Liverpool College of Art while McCartney and George Harrison were attending a neighboring liberal arts school. ...


  11. Beatles Tribute Band Fab Four Performs at Suncoast Showroom This WeekendRead the original story

    Friday |

    Emmy Award-winning tribute band, Fab Four, will pay homage to The Beatles at the Suncoast Showroom this weekend, December 27 and 28. Founded in 1997 by Ron McNeil, John Lennon impersonator and president of The Fab Four Corporation, the group began performing Beatles music throughout Southern California. The band's debut included regular performances at Disneyland's Tomorrowland Terrace.


  12. Short Takes: Book reviews, in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Charlotte Observer

    ... the backstories behind all the Beatles' lyrics, including the story about how a journalist riding in a car with John Lennon influenced him to change one of the lines. Yes, a Beatles lyrics book already exists, but this one reproduces more than 100 ...


  13. Meet the Lennon and McCartney of comic booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | The China Post

    With the year ending, it's a good time to look back - way back, to some great comics from the past. One collection is not only a terrific book, but is a foundation for any discussion of pop culture.


  14. Religion on the radio, how to throw a brick through a window, the late postcard and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Watford Observer

    ... were not the normal size - they were hefty bricks which looked as if they had come from an old house." News of John Lennon's death reminded Watford Observer managing director Mr A.J. Greenan of the time he got a United Kingdom scoop by selling the ...


  15. In New York copa s deaths, tragedy begets tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | The Reporter

    ... a history of mental instability says nothing global about the cause he cites. Mark David Chapman said he killed John Lennon because of “The Catcher in the Rye.” Nobody blamed J.D. Salinger. Some say responsibility lies with the ...


  16. A chronology of those who died in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Bobby Keys, 70, a saxophonist and life-long rock 'n' roller who toured with Buddy Holly, played on recordings with John Lennon and laid down one of the all-time blowout solos on the Rolling Stones' "Brown Sugar," in Franklin, Tennessee, after a lengthy, unspecified illness. " Jeremy Thorpe, 85, an influential British politician who helped revive the Liberal Party before his career was cut short by scandal, in London.


  17. Ringing in the new year on TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | The Chronicle Herald

    Taylor Swift is expected to perform during Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2015. While there will be the customary music and fireworks at the Grand Parade in Halifax, the party will not be televised this year, the municipality says on its website.


  18. 2014 in Review: Top 5 Weirdest CommercialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | Austin American-Statesman

    Matthew McConaughey talking to a bull and John Lennon alive on a secret island with Tupac Shakur lead a batch of the most bizarre ads from 2014. Mike Janela has the list.


  19. Santa Dave set to see the New Year in Style after specs donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 |

    ... fantastic in all his gear but after seeing him wearing square glasses I couldn't let it lie, it was like seeing John Lennon in a pair of veri-focals. "I think his old pair are stuck in a chimney somewhere in Hayley Green and he could not find any ...


  20. As 2014 ends, try looking back on your year with compassionRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Laguna Niguel News

    If you believe in God, this question is as simple as it is terrifying - but I'm going to ask you again, and I want you to stop and think and be honest with yourself about what you think: Do you think God is disappointed in you? We are on the cusp of a new year, and I am always remembering the words of that popular John Lennon song where he sings, "So this is Christmas, and what have you done? Another year over, a new one just begun." I have a love-hate relationship with that because on one hand, well, it's a beautiful song.