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Month: June 2020

Ringo Starr Announces 80th Birthday Charity Show with Paul McCartney and More

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Ringo Starr turns 80 on July 7th, and he’s planning to celebrate with Ringo’s Big Birthday Show, a virtual charity concert that will hit YouTube at 8 p.m. EST that

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Famous Beatles themed Penny Lane Hotel up for grabs at auction

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A famous Beatles themed hotel is up for grabs to the highest bidder and could be yours for less than £1million. Penny Lane Hotel is heading to auction next month and the

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28th June 1990 – Paul McCartney sings John Lennon in Liverpool!

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It was 30 years ago today :>) June 28th 1990 at the Kings Dock -Paul McCartney played his first gig in Liverpool since 1979 – and I was lucky enough

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What really happened when The Beatles visited Aldershot in December 1961

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Official Monster Raving Loony Party leader Alan ‘Howling Laud’ Hope has finally revealed his part in the fateful night The Beatles played to just a handful of people in Aldershot.

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The Muppets & James Corden Sing The Beatles’ ‘With A Little Help From My Friends’

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The Muppets made an appearance on The Late Late Show With James Corden on Thursday. The Muppets joined James, bandleader Reggie Watts and The Late Late Show Band for a quarantine-syle video of The Beatles’ “With A Little

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Les Anthony: Former soldier who became chauffeur to The Beatles

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Les Anthony was a former Welsh Guardsman who, after a chance encounter with Brian Epstein in 1964, landed the job of becoming The Beatles’ chauffeur. In reality he became so much more. Amid

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Paul McCartney calls for meat to no longer be mandatory in England’s school meals

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Sir Paul McCartney and his daughters Stella and Mary have joined a call to change guidance that makes it mandatory to serve fish, meat and dairy in England’s school meals. The

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The Windy History of Penny Lane: The Beatles, the Slave Trade and a Now-Resolved Controversy

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The signs for Liverpool’s Penny Lane are often decorated with graffiti: names, dates, well wishes to the Beatles who immortalized the street in their 1967 hit. This month, though, the scrawlings changed:

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Paul McCartney Plays Trumpet on Benefit for Preservation Hall, New Orleans

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Paul McCartney made surprise appearance on a special benefit for Preservation Hall, New Orleans – the home of Jazz – on trumpet He played trumpet and sang on ‘When the

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Penny Lane: ‘No link’ between Liverpool street and slaver, museum finds

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Liverpool’s International Slavery Museum has concluded that there is “no link” between Penny Lane and slave owner James Penny. Last week, signs on the road made famous by The Beatles song of the same name were vandalised

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