Hey Bungalo Bill, be a Mother Nature’s Son and pay tribute to animals in Beatles songs. See if you can figure out the correct answers.
Jem Records Celebrates John Lennon is a brand new CD with new recordings that Lennon and Beatle fans will savor as if they’re opening a new Beatles’ Anthology disc. The 13 songs range from pop Beatle melodies like “You Can’t Do That” to the emotional Lennon wail heard on “Cold Turkey” all the way to the quirky, rarely, if EVER covered “What’s the New Mary Jane”.
When the photographer Robert Freeman, died in November last year, at the age of 82, he left behind a substantial, albeit disorderly, archive. But within weeks, his life’s work had gone missing – stolen from the sheltered accommodation in south-west London where he spent his final years.
Perhaps the most hated man in the world, who gunned down John Lennon outside of his Dakota apartment in front of his wife Yoko Ono in 1980, was denied parole for an 11th time, New York state corrections officers announced on Wednesday.
One week after The Beatles made their record-breaking debut on “The Ed Sullivan Show” in New York City, the band made their second U.S. TV performance on the program on Feb 16, this time in Miami Beach at the Deauville Hotel, watched by an estimated 70 million people.
Tom Frangione had a rare opportunity to speak with Stephen Friedland, AKA 'Brute Force' the man responsible for perhaps the rarest single the Apple label ever produced. His song came to the attention of The Beatles via a tape acquired from Nat Weiss, an attorney who was a close friend, confidant, and advisor to Brian Epstein.
If it’s mid-August, it must be Chicago! As they have done for at least 12 years consecutively, members of the BBC met up in Chicago for the 43rd annual Fest for Beatles Fans. The Fest, one of two annual city celebrations organized by Mark Lapidos Productions, celebrated 50 years of Abbey Road, and was held at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare.