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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Beatles’

Keith Richards: Sgt. Pepper Was ‘A Mishmash of Rubbish’

Keith Richards has been around in the rock and roll game for so long, he can pretty much say whatever he wants. He was around for it all, and outlived most of the players. Nowadays, even with the extended set list the Rolling Stones have to play, Richards hangs in there just fine. “I can handle the show,” Keith Richards …

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Yoko Ono And Hugh Jackman Start Global Sing-Along To John Lennon’s “Imagine”

On Thursday, November 20, Yoko Ono and Hugh Jackman took part in a groundbreaking event for UNICEF at the United Nations in New York. The two stars led a “global sing-along” set to the classic John Lennon song “Imagine”. With the help of a special app made for smartphones, anyone can insert themselves singing along to the song. An interactive …

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Ringo Starr: Not Too Cool To Sell Skechers Shoes

As a member of The Beatles, Ringo Starr stands to be one of the most recognizable faces of our time. Footwear company Skechers was most likely banking on Starr’s immense popularity when it recently signed him on to represent its Relaxed Fit footwear campaign, which will be released in spring 2015. On October 20, Monday, the shoe brand announced that …

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Westboro Baptist Records Beatles Song Parody About Michael Sam

The Intelligentsia wing of the Westboro Baptist Church has been recruiting help from the Fine Arts wing lately. And the topic that brought the band back together was Michael Sam. Michael Sam’s post-college football career has been playing out on national news for months. He was touted as one of the first college football players to come out as gay. …

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Carly Rae Jepsen, Justin Bieber: Wedding Singers?

Carly Rae Jepsen and Justin Bieber can now both claim ‘wedding singer’ on their musical resumes. The two sang for Scooter Braun’s wedding to Yael Cohen on Sunday. Braun serves as manager to both Justin Bieber and Carly Rae Jepsen. Jepsen and Bieber sang her summer 2012 hit song “Call Me Maybe” at the wedding reception, Justin Bieber also sang …

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Katy Perry Alters “Yesterday” Lyrics

Sunday night on “The Beatles: The Night That Changed America – A Grammy Salute,” celebrities and musicians alike gathered for an unforgettable evening. Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr witnessed the lovely evening as well. The tribute welcomed performances of classic Beatle’s hits from Dave Grohl, Annie Lennox and John Mayer. However, the most unforgettable and mentioned performance of the evening …

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Eurythmics To Perform At Beatles Tribute Jan. 27

On Monday it was announced that Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart of Eurythmics will be reunited on Jan. 27 when they perform as a duo for “The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles”. The event, which will be taped at the Los Angeles Convention Center, will come a day after the Grammy Awards. “When it came …

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Beatles Historian Mark Lewisohn Talks At Google

Mark Lewisohn is considered the world’s leading Beatles historian. He has written many reference books about the band, including Tune In: The Beatles: All These Years, which is the first in a biographical trilogy. Lewisohn discusses this highly regarded book with Fab 4 Free 4 All hosts Mitch Axelrod, Rob Leonard, and Tony Traguardo. The book is constructed from archival …

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Paul McCartney Performs For The Kids & Celebrates Anniversary

Paul McCartney sure knows what a woman wants on her second wedding anniversary. The legendary musician performed some new material from his aptly named upcoming album, “New,” at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, Queens on Wednesday. It also happened to be McCartney’s second wedding anniversary with wife Nancy Shevell. The 400 teenagers in attendance were quite …

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Victor Spinetti, Co-Star of Three Beatles Movies, Dead at 82

Victor Spinetti, an actor who is probably best known for his frequent collaborations with the Beatles in the films “A Hard Day’s Night”, “Help!”, and “Magical Mystery Tour,” passed away on Monday at a hospice facility in Monmouth after struggling with prostate cancer. He was 82 years-old. Spinetti, who began his acting career with the Joan Littlewood’s Theatre Workshop, made …

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