Thursday, 31st August, 1961 The Beatles returned to the St. John’s Hall in the Tuebrook area of Liverpool for another of their regular Thursday night gigs. Today’s issue of Mersey Beat contained an article on The Beatles entitled “Well Now – Dig This” written by Cavern DJ Bob Wooller. It also reported on the formation [...]
Archive for August, 2006
The icLiverpool website reports thatÂ thousands of Beatles fans from across the world, desperate to be among the first guests at Liverpool’s Hard Day’s Night Hotel, have inundated its website with reservation requests. They include one man in Norway who is willing to charter a plane to bring over a party of 50 Fab Four devotees. [...]
The Newswire service reports that The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band has been voted the best number one album of all time by the British public. The seminal record, released in 1967, topped the poll to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the UK album chart. The Beatles had a total of four albums [...]
In this extensive review and article The Hollywood Reporter argues that the upcoming “The US vs John Lennon” is worthy of an Oscar nomination in the “Best Documentary Feature” catergory. Â Â The movie opens September 15th in New York and Los Angeles and expands nationwide September 29th.Â You can view the trailer HERE
Â In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the last scheduled Beatles concert that took place at the city’s Candlestick Park on August 29th, 1966, the Mayor of San Francisco, Gavin Newsom, has declared this week as “Beatles Week.”
Wednesday, 30th August, 1961 The Beatles played their third gig of the week at The Cavern, but instead of teh regular lunchtime performance today’s appearence was for a night time concert.
Tuesday, 29th August, 1961 The second consecutive lunch time gig at The Cavern for The Beatles today.
The Law.com website has posted details of aÂ ”lawsuit filed by the Beatles, their representatives and their recording label Apple Records against Capitol Records and EMI Records will go forward following a Manhattan judge’s denial of a motion to dismiss.Capitol and its affiliate EMI concealed their use of the band’s recordings “in an effort to pocket [...]
Monday, 28th August, 1961 The Beatles kicked off another week of engagments at The Cavern Club in Matthew Street, Liverpool with a lunch time performance.
…that The Beatles played at Dodger’s Stadium in Los Angeles. Little did the audience realize that they were witnessing the Fab Four’s penultimate live concert performance. The following clip is of poor quality (both audio and video) but gives a glimpse of that evening. And here’s an excellent five page article that gives a highly [...]