Â For two nights at the end of May the famous Sydney Opera House will echo to the sound of various Lennon & McCartney songs that originally appeared on the later Beatles albums (Rubber Soul onwards). Â The concert, billed as “Let It Be: The Beatles Songs Of Lennon & McCartney” will feature singers John [...]
Archive for April, 2006
A new stage production from playwright Robert Bartel, “Imagine – Yesterday”, is to be performed at the Hoogland Center For the Arts in Springfield, Illinois on May 27th, 2006. There will be two performances of the play and after each performance, the Britles, a Beatles tribute group, will perform. Sir Paul of Livermore will also [...]
Monday 24th April, 1961 Â While The Beatles continued to play at the Top Ten Club in Hamburg, Germany their future manager and mentor, Brian Epstein, arrived in the city on this Monday to attend a course in record retailing management, run by Deutsche Grammophon.
The newly released Capitol Albums Vol. 2 box set sold just under 27,800 copies in its first week, putting the Fab Four back into the US Charts. Not bad for a set with a suggested retail price of just under $70.
Thursday, 20th April, 1961 While still performing at the Top Ten Club in Hamburg, Germany, The Beatles sent a letter to their current manager, Allan Williams, informing him that they would not be paying him any commission for their current contract with the Top Ten Club as they had made the arrangements themselves. (This was [...]
Bloomberg,com reports that John Lennon’s schoolbook, entitled “My Anthology,” fetched 126,500 pounds ($226,150) at a London sale of rock memorabilia last night. Auction house Cooper Owen Plc had set a minimum price of 100,000 pounds for the 12-year- old’s scribbles and drawings. “It is fitting that one of the earliest items from Britain’s greatest songwriter [...]
Â The official web-site for the new Cirque du Soleil production LOVE is now up. Check out http://www.cirquedusoleil.com For Â Information on the show Â Rehearsal photographs and video Â Production diaries Â Ticket information
Â MONTREAL, April 19 /CNW Telbec/ Â Preview performances begin June 2 for The Beatles LOVE, the latest Cirque du Soleil production which celebrates the musical legacy of The Beatles. The Gala Premiere will be held Friday, June 30, 2006. LOVE will be presented exclusively at The Mirage in Las Vegas. This joint artistic venture marks the [...]
(From TheBeatles.com) Â It’s been a year since we announced that we were joining forces with Cirque Du Soleil to create a show celebrating the musical legacy of The Beatles. Today, we are happy to announce that the show is called LOVE and tickets are now on sale! Preview performances begin June 2 at The [...]
It’s 1998 all over again, as eight years on from their last chart battle, John Lennon’s two sons are once more poised to have albums released at the same time. Both Julian Lennon (John’s son with first wife Cynthia) and Sean LennonÂ (his son with Yoko) have albums scheduled for release later this year. Virgin.net’sÂ Music [...]