Month: February 2018

Ernest Hecht – early Beatles Book Publisher, Dies

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I’ve just heard of the sad news of the passing of Ernest Hecht, the founder of book publishers Souvenir Press. He published one of the first books on the Beatles,

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Paul McCartney at Abbey Road Studios This Week

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Paul McCartney has been at Abbey Road Studios this week – putting the finishing touches to his new album. Giles Martin has been in the studios too –  but it

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Lamborghini once owned by Sir Paul McCartney on sale for £500,000

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AN ultra-rare Lamborghini formerly owned by Sir Paul McCartney has emerged for sale for a staggering £500,000. The 400GT 2+2 left the factory on Italy in 1967 and was one

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WATCH AS WE TAKE YOU TO THE NEW ‘BEATLES IN INDIA’ EXHIBITION

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The award-winning ‘The Beatles Story’ in Liverpool is celebrating 50 years since The Beatles travelled to Rishikesh, India with the launch of a new special exhibition.  Opening on Thursday 15th

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Kenneth Haigh – Who Appeared in A Hard Day’s Night, Passes Away.

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Kenneth Haigh, who played  TV man Simon, alongside George in A Hard Day’s Night, has passed away, aged 87. Haigh was already a very well known, and celebrated, actor when

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Paul McCartney to be Awarded Top Israeli Prize

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The Israeli Wolf Prize will be awarded at the end of May to nine laureates in the fields of music and science, including legendary British rocker Paul McCartney. The Wolf

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Best Fest 10 Coming in August

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Mersey Beat and the Beatles on Saturday the 25th of August 2018 at the Casbah Coffee Club – The Holy Grail of the Beatles trail featuring, The Pete Best Band,

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11th February 1963 ‘Please Please Me’ in One Day

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On February 11th 1963, the Beatles recorded their debut album Please Please Me in one day! (Their second album took even longer :>) In an amazing recording session that lasted

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February 10th 1967 – The Beatles Record ‘A Day in the Life”

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February 10th 1967. The Beatles gather in Studio One, EMI Studios, Abbey Road, to record the orchestral overdub of ‘A Day in the Life. 40 musicians were asked to start

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February 9th – From the Cavern to Ed Sullivan to Wings

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February 9th was very much ‘A Day in the Life’ of the Beatles! On February 9th 1961, the Beatles first appeared at the Cavern Club in Liverpool. The Quarrymen had

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