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Rolling Stones Saxophonist Dies at 70

Rolling Stones Saxophonist Dies at 70

By Mike Fossum December 2, 2014

Bobby Keys, the legendary saxophonist who toured and appeared on albums with the Rolling Stones, passed away on Tuesday at his Franklin, Tennessee home, after battling a lengthy illness. He was 70. Known for his blistering solos, most notably on …

Paul McCartney to Receive NME Award Paul McCartney to Receive NME Award

Paul McCartney is set to receive NME’s special Songwriter’s Songwriter award later in February. It is expected that the former Beatle will be on hand to accept his award in person. McCartney, whose hit single Queenie has put him back …

The Beatles Invade New York, 1964 The Beatles Invade New York, 1964

The Beatles were the only two words on anyone’s lips during February of 1964, and in the days leading up to their arrival in New York City, AP reporters were beyond busy keeping up with all the hype. Press conferences …

George Harrison: Sister Saved Him for Ed Sullivan George Harrison: Sister Saved Him for Ed Sullivan

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George Harrison might not have made it on to the Ed Sullivan Show back in 1964 had it not been for the vigilant watch of his older sister Louise. Harrison arrived in New York with the Beatles for the famous …

Ringo Starr Honored Prior to Grammy Appearance Ringo Starr Honored Prior to Grammy Appearance

Ringo Starr received the Lifetime of Peace and Love award from the David Lynch Foundation on Monday night, during a concert in L.A. The foundation helps provide scholarships to teach transcendental meditation — a practice the Beatles dabbled in — …

John Lennon's Hollywood Star Defaced John Lennon's Hollywood Star Defaced

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The news of John Lennon’s Hollywood Walk of Fame Star being defaced was made aware to Gillian Lomax. Lomax spent six years on the radio, hosting KLOS’s Breakfast With the Beatles. She led her Magical History Tour group to Vine …

Yoko Ono Tweets Pic of John Lennon's Bloody Glasses Yoko Ono Tweets Pic of John Lennon's Bloody Glasses

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and in this case a chilling picture is worth at least 14,000 retweets. In an effort to bring attention to gun violence in the U.S., Yoko Ono tweeted a photo …

Yoko Blames Paul McCartney For Beatles Breakup Yoko Blames Paul McCartney For Beatles Breakup

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At one point, The Beatles were an unstoppable force that every other band aspired to be. Sadly, the band broke up and each members’ solo albums were arguably never as good as when they were together. Why did the band …

Lennon Letter to Clapton Up For Auction Lennon Letter to Clapton Up For Auction

Entertainment memorabilia auction house Prifiles in History this week announced that the personal correspondence of several famous musicians will be up for auction on December 18 in Los Angeles. 300 of the “most important” items from a collection of over …

John Lennon's Birthday Celebrated By Google Doodle John Lennon's Birthday Celebrated By Google Doodle
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Today is the birthday of late singer/songwriter John Lennon. If you go to Google.com, you might notice that there is no doodle today. If you’re under the impression that Google doesn’t care about this Beatle, Google is here to remind …

YouTube Honors John Lennon For 70th Birthday
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 Yoko Ono and EMI Music have partnered with YouTube for worldwide tributes honoring John Lennon to mark his 70th birthday (October 9).

YouTube will honor John Lennon with a homepage spotlight starting at 9pm PT on Friday, October 8th and staying active for 24 hours. The spotlight will include a personal video from Yoko Ono, asking people around the world to submit videotaped tributes to John Lennon.

 

On Wikipedia, Bush More Popular Than Jesus

You may have heard already that Wikipedia hit a milestone recently with its two-millionth English article, which was, ironically, about a Spanish TV show called El Hormiguero. As interesting as that is, it’s also interesting to note that George W. Bush is officially more popular than Jesus.