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22 July 2014
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A couple more Facebook comments:

If only the beetles had just let it be.

Should have chosen a Norwegian Wood.

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23 July 2014
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Lovely interview with Paul's photographer, MJ Kim.

[x-posted to the Out There thread]

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23 July 2014
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Examiner article on possible remasters of Dark Horse and Extra Texture coming out.

[x-posted to the Dark Horse/Extra Texture thread]

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23 July 2014
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I just heard on the news the a George Harrison tribute tree was attacked by actual beetles. The link was online, but I could not get out up. A little ironic.

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23 July 2014
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When Im 64 said
I just heard on the news the a
George Harrison tribute tree was attacked by actual beetles. The link was online, but I could not get out up. A little ironic.

@When Im 64 There's a link upthread a couple of posts.

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23 July 2014
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parlance said

When Im 64 said
I just heard on the news the a
George Harrison tribute tree was attacked by actual beetles. The link was online, but I could not get out up. A little ironic.

@When Im 64 There's a link upthread a couple of posts.

parlance

Oh yeah yeah, I forgot to do that, silly, stupid, me.

http://www.skynews.com.au/news.....-tree.html

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23 July 2014
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parlance said

Examiner article on possible remasters of Dark Horse and Extra Texture coming out.

[x-posted to the Dark Horse/Extra Texture thread]

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As well as an "Apple Years" box set of the first seven albums. Nice!

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Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry lets slip in a Chicago Sun-Times interview that he's recently recorded with Paul McCartney.

“I did a [recording] session with Paul McCartney a month and a half ago for a private thing,” Perry said in a phone conversation earlier this week. “I met him once or twice [over the years] to say hello. To spend 6 or 8 hours in studio with him recording! He makes you feel like [you’re recording with just another guy]. He just happens to be a mother——g huge talent! Everyone’s in the room at once; you play until you get a good take.”

Perry talked about the recording session — oh so briefly.

Q. So what was it like jamming with Paul McCartney?
Joe Perry: It’s the great ego leveler. I was in the studio with Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp, playing guitar, and the three of us are looking at each other like, hey, we’re sitting here with Paul McCartney! And we’re all looking at each other like open-mouthed kids. Paul was really nice. He’s all about business [when he’s recording]. At 72 he can still hit all those notes.

Q. So did this session yield a new single?
JP: It’s a project that were keeping under wraps for now. There will be [an announcement when the time is right].

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Scientists at Michigan (USA) Lawrence Technological University have developed a way to analyze music that recently put all the Beatles albums in chronological order, just by listening — no need to look up the dates. The method, created by assistant professor Lior Shamir and grad student Joe George, converts the audio into visual data using a spectrum analyzer and then goes at it with a powerful image analyzer.

The system looks for certain chord structures or larger elements like the lengths and types of choruses. By comparing these between albums, it can tell which are most closely associated, and from there, determine which came earliest. It figured out the whole Beatles discography.

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25 July 2014
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Expert Textpert said

parlance said

Examiner article on possible remasters of Dark Horse and Extra Texture coming out.

[x-posted to the Dark Horse/Extra Texture thread]

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As well as an "Apple Years" box set of the first seven albums. Nice!

Very nice - I hope they release Wonderwall Music and Electronic Sound separately. I'm guessing album 7 is Concert for Bangladesh?

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Hearing Bono just played "Stand By Me" with Julian at some benefit.  Anyone hear about this?

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@...ontherun Yes, it happened in Saint-Tropez, France on Wednesday night at a fundraiser for the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation.

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26 July 2014
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happened in Saint-Tropez, France on Wednesday night at a fundraiser for the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation.

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Thanks!   Perhaps they should have released a bit but that was great.

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Via Facebook:

Paul McCartney recording with Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Joe Perry to work on a top secret new project. - EXPRESS

The Beatles legend recently headed to the U.S. to restart his postponed tour after a bout of ill health which landed him in hospital in Japan.

It has now emerged McCartney has been taking part in secret studio sessions with a trio of famous stars inbetween his tour dates.

Perry reveals the group recorded together but he refuses to give any more detail about the top secret project, telling the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper, "It's the great ego leveler. I was in the studio with Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp, playing guitar, and the three of us are looking at each other like, hey, we're sitting here with Paul McCartney! And we're all looking at each other like open-mouthed kids.

"Paul was really nice. He's all about business (when he's recording). At 72 he can still hit all those notes... It's a project that we're keeping under wraps for now. There will be (an announcement when the time is right)."

He adds of working with McCartney, "I met him once or twice (over the years) to say hello. To spend six or eight hours in (a) studio with him recording! He makes you feel like (you're recording with just another guy). He just happens to be a motherf**king huge talent!"

The news comes just days after Hollywood actor Depp joined Perry's band Aerosmith on stage at their gig in Massachusetts to play guitar.

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Examiner round-up covering the recording session involving Perry, Paul, Cooper and Depp that Parlance has mentioned previously, Amazon listed up-and-coming releases for John, Ringo and Paul (noen of which have been confirmed by the record companies), and the latest isssue of the 910 magazine.

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From the link mmm just posted:

Also not yet revealed are when the next McCartney reissues from Concord Music are to come. Annoucements are supposed to be very very soon, sources tell Beatles Examiner. But Amazon is also showing listings for “import” versions of "Wings At The Speed Of Sound" and “Venus & Mars” on Sept. 24. The prices listed are not cheap: $71.99 for “Venus & Mars” and a whopping “$213.99” for “Wings At The Speed Of Sound.”

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