Month: January 2020

Up on the Roof

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On the Anniversary of the Beatles Rooftop Concert – I wanted to share this story written by Esther Shafer, my late wife, about the time we went on the roof

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Paul McCartney didn’t want to visit old home

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Sir Paul McCartney didn’t want to go inside his old house for ‘Carpool Karaoke’ because it felt ”weird” but eventually agreed. Sir Paul McCartney didn’t want to go inside his old house

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The ‘Beatles Rooftop Concert’ – Their Last Live Performance for ‘Let it Be’

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The Beatles ‘Rooftop Concert’ took place on 30th January 1969. It was the culmination of a month-long project that saw the Beatles rehearsing at Twickenham Film Studios for a concert

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Video of the Day – Cilla Black and Paul McCartney – Step Inside Love

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Cilla Black singing Paul McCartney’s composition, with the writer on guitar. Love this demo :>)

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New Beatles Movie Aims to ‘Bust the Myth’ of ‘Let It Be’ Sessions

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Director Peter Jackson previewed a few minutes of his upcoming documentary based on the Beatles‘ Let It Be movie over the weekend. Variety reports the screening took place at Universal Music’s annual showcase that coincides with the

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The Story Behind The Song: ‘Instant Karma!’, John Lennon’s one-day wonder

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There are a plethora of songs that John Lennon can hang his creative hat on. From his work with The Beatles to his enigmatic solo work, ‘Instant Karma!’ provides the

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Ivor Cutler: The king of fantasy island

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Many of the biggest names in Scottish music have gathered to explore the imaginary kingdom where Ivor Cutler’s career began, discovers Sean Guthrie “I asked Paul McCartney,” says Matt Brennan, eyes lighting

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First trainees graduate from Liverpool’s world-famous Strawberry Field

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Liverpool’s world-famous Strawberry Field has seen its first group of young adults graduate from a new programme to help them into work. The iconic red gates made famous by the

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‘John Lennon: The Final Year’ Doc To Explore The Beatles Star’s Life & Death In 1980 As Drive Boards For International Sales

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EXCLUSIVE: The final year of John Lennon’s life is to be explored in a new documentary timed to mark the 40th anniversary of the death of The Beatles singer and guitarist.

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Blackpool to have it’s own ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ with opening of resort’s first ever Beatles themed pub

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Hamish Howitt says it has been a long-time dream to dedicate his pub of 23 years to his all-time favourite band, The Beatles. Now, in a first for Blackpool, and as

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