Press Release from TheBeatles.com May 24th: Media from around the world gathered at The Mirage in Las Vegas to witness a few select acts from LOVE for the very first time. The performances included tracks Lady Madonna, Here Comes the Sun, Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds and Octopus’s Garden. Check out a clip of [...]
Archive for May, 2006
Madame Tussauds Las Vegas has announced that to tie in with the opening of the BEATLES themed Cirque du Soliel’s LOVE show it will be display the original four wax figures of John, Paul, George and Ringo as there were in 1964. The figures, on loan from the London headquarters of the famous wax museum, [...]
After a clip from the start of The Beatles career and one from the end, we thought this week we’d take a look at a piece of footage from the height of Beatlemania – the boys in concert at the historic Shea Stadium concert. This clip is from the first night on Sunday 15th August [...]
Sunday, 21st May, 1961 The Beatles complete the eighth week of their extended run at the Top Ten Club in Hamburg, Germany.
The organizers of The Fest For Beatles Fans have announced the line up for their 30th Anniversary Chicago Fest this August. Appearing at the three day extravaganza will be: Â - Peter & Gordon reunion Â - Pete Best and his band Â - Klaus Voorman – designer of Revolver album cover Â - Mark Hudson – Ringo’s producer [...]
WHEN a junior reporter on the East Anglian Daily Times attended a press conference before The Beatles played a show in Ipswich, UK back in 1964Â the clued-up writer got the Fab Four to sign a copy of one of their best-known albums. Now, 42 years on, the autographed copy of A Hard Day’s Night is [...]
Last week we kicked off the video updates with oneÂ of the earliest performances of The Fab Four caught on film, this week we jump to the end of the group’s illustrious career with a clip from their last ever live perfomance. 36 years ago, on May 13th 1970, the last Beatles movie LET IT BE [...]
Â According to a report posted on the What Goes On Beatles News site, Beatles’ long time friend and photographer, Iain Macmillan, has passed away after battling cancer. He died Sunday morning in Scotland.Â Iain Macmillan created the photograph for the Beatles Abbey Road album, possibly the most famous and most often copied rock album cover [...]
Bloomberg reports that a letter written by John Lennon to a journalist who accused the Beatles of exploiting black American musicÂ is expected toÂ raise as much as 15,000 pounds ($28,450) at a London auction on May 24, according to a spokesperson for the auction house Bonhams.
This Friday, May 19, Will Taylor and Strings Attached will close its 5th season with a live performance of the complete Beatlesâ€™ White Album, with close to 30 Texas musicians. The special concert will be held in Austin, TX at the University Baptist Church at 2130 Guadalupe St. There will be two shows, one at [...]