All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘The Beatles’

Cynthia Lennon, John Lennon’s Ex-Wife, Dies at 75

Cynthia Lennon, the ex-wife of John Lennon, died on Wednesday of cancer at her home in Mallorca, Spain. She was 75. John and Cynthia Lennon were married from 1962 to 1968 and had one child, Julian Lennon. Julian was with his mother when she passed away. A representative for Julian Lennon posted a statement on his website announcing his mother’s …

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Keke Palmer Dishes on Love, Her Celebrity Crush, and Tattoos

Keke Palmer believes “all you need is love.” Those words sound strangely familiar, but apparently, The Beatles aren’t the only ones who think that love truly is the only reason for living. The 21-year-old Just Keke host shared on love and other important topics in a recent interview with NewYork.com. The former Rodney King girlfriend says that she has wisened …

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Ringo Starr Not In Rare Photos To Be Sold At Auction

Pete Best was the original drummer for the Beatles. He was dismissed from the band on August 16, 1962. He was told it was because he wasn’t a good enough drummer. Whether or not that is true is a matter of much speculation and debate. We know that Best was replaced by Ringo Starr, and the rest as they say …

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Paul McCartney Cancels Japan Tour

Paul McCartney has literally become the “Band on the Run” due to coming down with a nasty virus. The 71-year-old former Beatle had to cancel his entire Japan tour because of the illness. The singer originally only nixed his Tokyo concert, set to take place last Saturday, for which he planned to hold a makeup concert on Monday. “I am …

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Roy Orbison’s Sons Create A New Track From An Old Recording

It has been decades since Roy Orbison passed away, but his three sons have come together to make a new song in a special way. Through the use of new technology, they were able to create a song that had been previously unreleased, along with the help of their father’s voice. The project was able to be completed after Orbison’s …

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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 on the music charts at the age of 71, is seen performing the track in the music video above. The …

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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 like the one shown in the video clip above show how young, naive and completely untrained in handling the media …

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The Beatles’ Popularity Before Ed Sullivan Show

Believe it or not, The Beatles were already stars in America before their iconic appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show. On Sunday, we celebrated 50 years since the Beatles punched America in the face with great music. However, their road wasn’t an easy one, and the variables that fell into place to make Beatlemania happen were sometimes all but miraculous, …

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Lauryn Hill: Has She Returned To Her Old Self?

Soul singer and rapper Lauryn Hill’s career has been pretty eventful to say the least. First, she put out a classic album with her ex-band mates the Fugees in 1996, called “The Score.” Then she embarked on a solo career and put out another classic album with the “Miseducation of Lauryn Hill,” which won her five Grammy awards. But soon …

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The Beatles ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ Anniversary

Today marks a very special occasion in the music world. 73 million American viewers tuned in to watch a little band from Liverpool, England perform on “The Ed Sullivan Show” 50 years ago. Exactly 50 years ago today on Feb. 9, 1964, The Beatles first introduced themselves and developed what we now claim as “Beatlemania.” Step back in time with …

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George Harrison: Sister Saved Him for Ed Sullivan

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 Ed Sullivan Show gig as well as a few other performances in February of 1964, but he was immediately deemed …

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Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr: Beatles Reunited

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr performed together on stage at the 2014 Grammy Awards Sunday evening, marking a “sort-of” reunion for The Beatles. To call it a full fledged reunion would be a huge overstatement, given Ringo’s answer to one of Ryan Seacrest’s questions. On the Grammy Awards red carpet prior to the show, Seacrest ask The Beatles drummer when …

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