Ringo Starr has begun his 11th All Starr Band tour, playing 31 dates across the United States and Canada in support of his Y Not album.
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Sir Paul McCartney gave a special performance at the White House in front of US president Barack Obama. The president said McCartney had “helped to lay the soundtrack for an entire generation”, as he presented the performer with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, awarded by the Library of Congress.
Sir Paul McCartney will be awarded the third Gershwin Prize at the White House, in a concert hosted by President Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle Obama on 2 June 2010.
Sir Paul McCartney has been named as the third recipient of the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
John Lennon made a surprise appearance at Elton John’s concert at New York’s Madison Square Garden on this evening.
Ten days after its United Kingdom release, The Beatles’ final LP, Let It Be, was issued in the United States.
Although by this time the world knew The Beatles were no more, the dream was kept alive for a short while longer with the release of a final single.
The Beatles’ penultimate US single, Let It Be, was released in the United States on this day.
The first songs to be issued as a single from the Abbey Road were the double a-side Something/Come Together.
Five days after its UK release, The Beatles’ last-recorded LP, Abbey Road, was issued in the United States on this day. The catalog number was Apple SO 383.
Five days after its UK release, The Beatles’ second single of 1969, The Ballad Of John And Yoko, was released in the United States.
The soundtrack LP for The Beatles’ animated film Yellow Submarine was released in the United States on this day, with six songs by the group and seven orchestral pieces by George Martin.
Following its UK release on 1 November, George Harrison‘s first solo LP, Wonderwall Music (Original Soundtrack Album), was released in the United States.
Three days after its UK release, The Beatles’ self-titled double album, commonly known as the White Album, was issued in the United States.
Unfinished Music No 1: Two Virgins by John Lennon and Yoko Ono was released in the US as Apple T 5001 on this day.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney held a press conference at what was then the Americana Hotel at 155 West 47th Street, New York City, to promote Apple Corps in the United States.
As part of their promotional trip to the United States to launch Apple Corps, John Lennon and Paul McCartney conducted a series of interviews for newspaper reporters.
On the afternoon of 12 May 1968, John Lennon and Paul McCartney undertook an unusual business meeting: it took place aboard a Chinese junk, sailing around the Statue of Liberty.
In order to launch and promote Apple Corps in the United States, John Lennon and Paul McCartney flew to New York for a four-day trip. It was the first time they had both visited the country together since their final concert in August 1966.
Revolver, The Beatles’ 11th Capitol Records long player, was issued on this day, three days after its UK release on Parlophone.