Category: Beatles Music History

Fifty Years Ago, The Beatles Made Musical History And Came Into My City

And there they were. The Fab Four. The Mop Tops. The rock band there ever was. And they were in the playground behind my school. It was February of 1967, and rumors were swirling around our school a town about 25 miles southeast of London. Many boys had seen some black Mini Coopers with darkened …

Fifty Years Ago, The Beatles Came Into My Town And Made History

And there they were. The Fab Four. The Mop Tops. The most famous rock band there ever was. And they were at the park behind my college. It was early February of 1967, and rumors swirled around our school in Sevenoaks, a city about 25 miles north of London. Some black Mini Coopers had been …

Pioneering Jazz Singer Jon Hendricks Dies At 96

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Jon Hendricks, the celebrated jazz singer and lyricist with all the trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross popularized the “vocalese” singing style where words have been added to instrumental songs, has expired. He was 96. His daughter, Aria Hendricks, confirmed his Departure to the New York Times. She said he died at …

Ringo Starr, Bee Gee Barry Gibb

LONDON  — Beatles drummer Ringo Starr and Bee Gee Barry Gibb are one of the celebrated citizens who’ve been selected for knighthood and other awards given in the title of Britain’s monarch. Britain’s Cabinet Office publishes a year a listing of the folks receiving honors for bravery, service or meritbefore New Year’s Eve, also at …

Ringo Starr, Bee Gee Barry Gibb To Be Knighted By Queen Elizabeth II

LONDON  — Bee Gee Barry Gibb and Beatles drummer Ringo Starr are one of the celebrated citizens who’ve been chosen for knighthood and other awards offered in Britain’s monarch’s name. Britain’s Cabinet Office publishes a listing of those people receiving honors for service, merit or bravery twice annually: just before New Year’s Eve, and in …

Liam Gallagher Rediscovers An Oasis In Audio With Solo Debut ‘As You Were’

There’s a village in England which residence is called by Liam Gallagher. Like everybody else there who isn’t a one-time lead singer for Oasis and/or receiver of Q magazine’s benediction as the Greatest Rock Band Frontman of Time, he occasionally putters around town on errands, now and then bumping into one particular neighbor whom he …