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09/15/19-Beatles news

Source: music-news.com Former Beatles bandmates Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney have reunited to record a John Lennon song. "Grow Old With Me" will feature on Ringo's upcoming album, "What's My Name" released on 25 October (19). "I really wanted Paul to play on it, and he said yes," Starr explains, revealing the inspiration to record the tune came from Jack Douglas, who produced Lennon and Yoko Ono’s "Double Fantasy" album. […]

todaySeptember 15, 2019

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3/10/19-Lost Lennon Films

Filmmaker Michael Epstein couldn't believe his luck when Yoko Ono gave him access to hours of forgotten footage of her life with John Lennon. The singer and performance artist decided it was time to show fans the home videos shot at the couple's Tittenhurst Park home in England and in New York in 1970 and 1971, and called in Epstein to sort through it. The result is John & Yoko: […]

todayMarch 10, 2019

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2/8/19-Jackson & Harrison!

A lost radio broadcast featuring Michael Jackson and George Harrison chatting about the stories behind their songs will air in the U.K. this weekend as part of a BBC documentary. The late stars sat down to review the week's new releases as part of DJ David 'Kid' Jensen's long-running BBC Radio 1 show "Roundtable" in 1979, but only a small clip of their 90-minute chat aired. A rare recording of […]

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8/30/18-"My Sweet Lord" #1

Music licensing company PPL has produced a Top 20 chart of the most played tracks in the 21st century released by Apple Records to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the record company founded by The Beatles. Apple Records released its first ever single in the UK, The Beatles’ ‘Hey Jude’ on 30 August 1968. George Harrison’s 1970 Official UK Singles Chart Number One, ‘My Sweet Lord’, takes the top spot, […]

todayAugust 30, 2018

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8/26/18-Steve Perry & George Harrison

Former Journey star Steve Perry made sure he had the blessing of George Harrison's widow before he added his version of the former Beatle's I Need You on his comeback album. The singer first heard the track years ago and always dreamed of reworking it as an R&B tune, but he wanted to make sure Harrison's family was OK with his rendition before going public with it, and recruited Tom […]

todayAugust 26, 2018

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3/9/16-Sir George Martin Passes

(CNN) Sir George Martin, the music producer whose collaboration with the Beatles helped redraw the boundaries of popular music, died Tuesday, according to his management company. He was 90. Martin died "peacefully at home" in England, according to Adam Sharp, the founder of C A Management which represents the music producer. "In a career that spanned seven decades he was recognized globally as one of music's most creative talents and […]

todayMarch 9, 2016

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2/19/16-George Harrison on new track!

The late George Harrison will be heard again on a new song from the upcoming Eric Clapton album ‘I Still Do’. According to George Varga at the San Diego Union Tribune the album features the mysterious Angelo Mysterioso on vocals and guitar on the track ‘I Will Be There’. Angelo Mysterioso was a pseudonym Harrison used to use. He was under that name when he was a guest guitarist of […]

todayFebruary 19, 2016

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12/20/14-Bee Gees & George Harrison

The Recording Academy has released it's list of special award winners for this year's ceremonies in February. Receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award are the Bee Gees, Pierre Boulez, Buddy Guy, George Harrison, Flaco Jimenez, The Louvin Brothers and Wayne Shorter. The Lifetime Achievement Award honors performers who have made contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording. The Trustees Award goes to Richard Perry, Barry Mann and Cynthia […]

todayDecember 20, 2014

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10/29/14-Beatles' Brian Epstein movie

Vivek Tiwary, the producer of the upcoming biopic about Beatles manager Brian Epstein, has talked about Epstein's rise success as a young gay, Jew in a British working class town and how the pressure of that success finally killed him. Tiwary's book 'The Fifth Beatle' was released in 2013 and will soon me released as a movie. The real story of Brian Epstein is about a gay English Jew in […]

todayOctober 29, 2014

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