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3 April 2014
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Messy news about the upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum induction.

The article had been talking about who was and who wasn't coming to the ceremony.

Not coming: Brian Epstein, the Beatles’ long dead manager. I’m told his family ( he had a family) weren’t even invited. Paul McCartney or Ringo Starr could show up to induct him. Epstein is getting in this year because of the Beatles’ 50th anniversary. But Ringo’s probably miffed because he’s the only Beatle not in the Hall of Fame as a solo act.

I don't like the way this article say that Epstein is getting in this year because of the 50th anniversary. He is getting in because he was/is really important to rock and roll.

 

The whole thing is written badly to be honestly, I don't like how they have written the first sentence.

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I don't like how they wrote it at all. 

And I can understand why it would be weird to induct someone while you yourself aren't even inducted. And I find it odd how they didn't invite Brian's family.

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3 April 2014
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I don't like any of that.  One bit.  Except the fact that Brian is being inducted.  And Ringo needs to be inducted.

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3 April 2014
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I don't like any of that.  One bit.  Except the fact that Brian is being inducted.  And Ringo needs to be inducted.

Honestly, I don't think he does. His stuff outside the Beatles really wasn't very good.

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3 April 2014
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Peter Asher will induct Brian Epstein into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

EDIT: here's a link to one story (a much nicer one) which mentions that Peter will be the one to give the induction speech.

http://www.examiner.com/articl…..ll-of-fame

 

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4 April 2014
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The Grammy Museum announced another member event: Gary Astridge discussing Ringo's Beatles Kits and Gear on April 27 at 11am.

Also, they're selling street banners from the Peace and Love exhibit at $229 a pop ($50 off for members).

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4 April 2014
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Taken on its own merit (and being objective leaving aside personal tastes in his music) Ringo shouldn't be inducted on the basis of his solo work as aside from a couple of big selling albums and singles (all pre-1976) there is little of note in any measure. John and Paul are obvious, George has the Bangladesh concert to significantly raise his stock, Ringo, sorry but i can't think of much to back-up the case for (his drumming influence being covered by his time in the Beatles)).

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4 April 2014
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Star-studded McCartney tribute LP to feature Dylan, Brian Wilson, Daltrey, more

“The Art of Paul McCartney,” a 32-track tribute album featuring covers of Paul McCartney songs both from his Beatles days and solo career by the likes of Bob Dylan, Brian Wilson, Roger Daltrey, Jeff Lynne and more, was announced April 3 by Arctic Poppy Records.

More at the link.

Pretty cool cover art.

4 April 2014
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Pretty clever, the way they put the words of the title.

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My initial thought on that album is "pass". The list of artists include those that just can't hit the high Macca notes anymore. a-hard-days-night-paul-11

On the positive, the artwork is very cool and we will soon have more fodder for the "best/worst covers" thread.a-hard-days-night-paul-4

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5 April 2014
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At contactmusic via Beatles News:

Scott Rodger, the man behind Sir Paul Mccartney's current success, was named Manager of the Year at the Artist and Manager Awards in London on Thursday night (03Apr14).

Rodger went home with the top prize, which was bestowed upon him by the Music Managers Forum and the Featured Artists Coalition.

The longtime industry player was lauded for his work with artists like MCCartney and rockers Arcade Fire.

Robbie Williams was also honoured with the Artists Artist Award, and was commended for his "outstanding creative output, innovative business models and his support for artist rights."

Other awards recipients included Pharrell Williams (Artist of the Year), Rudimental (Breakthrough Artist Award), and Sam Evitt and Jack Street (Breakthrough Manager Award), who co-manage British acts Disclosure and Sam Smith.

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7 April 2014
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Paul was caught on camera doing a crazy dance at today's Lakers vs Clippers game in LA. Also, there's a shot of him and Nancy on the Kiss Cam.

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7 April 2014
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Here is an article with lots of pics that I saw in the daily mail of the Lakers game too.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvs…..-game.html

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7 April 2014
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More on the Lakers/Clippers game Paul just attended. The article is about the player Chris Paul, but they article starts out this way:

He was booed at Dodger Stadium and two days later wasn't even the most fawned over Paul in his own building.

Whoever cued up the Beatles' "Can't Buy Me Love" inside Staples Center on Sunday might as well have been playing an ode to Chris Paul.

The song was intended as a tribute to Paul McCartney, who rose from his seat across from the Clippers' bench in the first quarter of their 120-97 victory over the Lakers and obligingly danced when shown on the scoreboard.

http://www.latimes.com/sports/…..z2yDFVFMRs

Ooooo, Paul McCartney being fawned over. Yes. I can do that too!

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7 April 2014
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Here is an article with lots of pics that I saw in the daily mail of the Lakers game too.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvs…..-game.html

 

Poor James.

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7 April 2014
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LA Times article on Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham skipping the R&R Hall of Fame ceremony, with this quote mentioning Brian:

“I think those people basically hijacked the name 'rock 'n' roll,'” Oldham told an audience during a talk in March at the Berlin School of Creative Leadership.  “I won't be there.  I'll tell you why…. It's a television show.  Twenty years ago it was an incredible party in the Waldorf-Astoria where everybody could behave exactly as they could 20 years ago. And then it became a business. I think it's healthier to stay home.”

Oldham, 70, also apparently is unhappy about some facet of the handling of his induction. On Friday, he tweeted,  "Like Brian Epstein i was not consulted as regards this matter & like dear Brian I will not be going." Epstein died in 1967.

 

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8 April 2014
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Cinefamily in Los Angeles is sponsoring a tribute to documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles this weekend. Unfortunately, I probably won't make it, as one event is at the same time as the Hard Day's Night screening in Hollywood and the other is members only. But here are the details:

 

Maysles Tribute Weekend:

MAYSLES RARITIES & EPHEMERA

(Albert Maysles in person!)

Saturday, April 12th | 7pm

"When Jean-Luc Godard calls you 'the best American cameraman,' as he did of Albert [Maysles], you know you're onto something." – Martin Schneider, Dangerous Minds

"When you first meet a subject, if your gaze is an empathetic one, you're all set." – Albert Maysles

Albert Maysles in person for a career-spanning Q&A! Today, viewing works of the pioneering duo Albert and David Maysles – in the age of reality TV, Snapchat and so many other forms of readily available documentation – is a liberating, emotional experience. They were two of the first filmmakers to bring feature-length non-fiction movies to the screen, with the triumph and tragedy of the Rolling Stones' Gimme Shelter, the zany eccentricity of Grey Gardens, and the quiet human zoo of Salesman. And, their uncompromising "Direct Cinema" approach to capturing life as close to "real" as possible, without scripts, pre-planned scenarios or narration (in response to the French cinema vérité movement) spawned generations of worshipful followers. These keen observers of life's rich pageant remain some of Cinefamily's most absolute favorite film artists – and tonight we pay tribute with a selection of extremely rare, knockout Maysles shorts from the vaults, including Meet Marlon Brando (a shockingly hilarious 1965 account of Brando's attention-wandering time spent on the press junket circuit) and Experiment On 114th Street (a gritty time capsule of a NYC ghetto block undergoing rehabilitation.)

 

Maysles Tribute/Members-Only:

WHAT'S HAPPENING! THE BEATLES IN THE U.S.A.

(50th Anniversary, Albert Maysles in person!)

Sunday, April 13th | 7:30pm

Albert Maysles in person! The most seismic events in modern American life can be traced back to single culture-altering calendar days of the Sixties: the day Man landed on the moon, the day JFK was shot, the day Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered "I Have A Dream" -- and the day the Beatles first touched down on U.S. soil, ostensibly to play on The Ed Sullivan Show, but really to open the floodgates on our permanent obsession with all things boppin' and British. Fifty years ago, on 2/7/64, the Beatles arrived in New York City -- and lucky for fans of all ages, documentarians extraordinare Albert and David Maysles (the incredible minds behind Grey Gardens) were there to capture all the wonderful clowning, anticipation and frenzy surrounding their whirlwind five-day visit. From the crazed airport reception to unguarded moments inside the Plaza Hotel (including a brief glimpse of Lennon messing about with a proto version of "Strawberry Fields Forever" on a melodica), What's Happening! vaults over remaining a mere historical document to becoming a highly insightful prime example of the Maysles' ability to capture candid gold anywhere they went.

Dir. Albert & David Maysles, 1964, digital presentation, 81 min.

 

[x-posted to the documentary thread]

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8 April 2014
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Paul announced 4 US dates, with more to come.

http://www.rollingstone.com/mu…..+--+CNN%29

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8 April 2014
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Paul announced 4 US dates, with more to come.

http://www.rollingstone.com/mu…..+--+CNN%29

PITTSBURGH ALL MY DREAMS HAVE COME TRUE.

 

If I get tickets. They sold out in a minute last time he came, so I better hope really hard.

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