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parlance
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30 April 2014 - 3.12am

As Ahhh Girl mentioned here, Paul released a brand new lyric video for Band On The Run.

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30 April 2014 - 10.18pm

Here's Rolling Stone's review of Sean's new Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger album, Midnight Sun.

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30 April 2014 - 10.33pm

IveJustSeenAFaceo said

trcanberra said
It is interesting how many permutations some of these 'bands' have/had.

Bringing it back to the Beatles; I would have been OK with Klaus and Billy replacing Paul - I don't know if it was ever actually a possibility given John's desire to go it alone - but it was a nice 5-minute daydream; I was just listening to the Ringo album a few days ago and the first track reminded me of the gossip back then as it had that lineup.

Can't agree. Beatles' strength is that they are John Paul George and Ringo. 

I was looking at it from the point of view of Paul already having left; for mine it would have been interesting to hear that line-up in amongst the various solo offerings - but I can see how many would have deemed that sacrilege and most likely John would have had nothing to do with it.  Then again the hagiography wasn't quite as strong back then, but the 'dream was over'.

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30 April 2014 - 11.51pm

* Examiner review of a new book about Mimi, The Guitar's All Right As A Hobby, John by Kathy Burns. [x-posted to the new books thread]

* At BeatlesNews: New video clip presents entire Brian Epstein Hall of Fame Induction

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1 May 2014 - 3.04am

Not strictly Beatles news, just an example of how far their voices reached, and how people still reach for their words...

Sometimes it is easy to forget just how worldwide The Beatles, as a group and as individuals, impact really was - as it can often be read as an impact on the developed world. Sometimes though, you find yourself reminded how what they did touched every part of this little planet, and still helps some of the poorest protest.

A couple of weeks ago over 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria were kidnapped by a fundamentalist group opposed to the education of women. Yesterday there was a march on the Nigerian parliament protesting the lack of progress in returning those children to their parents. Some words were changed to fit the circumstance, but they turned to John Lennon for something to sing as they marched...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v.....LYrVuNnnX4

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1 May 2014 - 10.51am

Not reaaaaally Beatles news, but Peter Blake, the artist best known for the sleeve design for The Beatles' album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, has done something similar for a mural for the Royal Albert Hall. I think it's very cool. 
Read more at http://www.nme.com/blogs/the-b.....OMkudSU.99

So, let's see who we can spot! 

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1 May 2014 - 8.49pm

Dame Edna, Bryan Adams, Des O'Connor, Ronnie Corbet, Princess Diana, Beatles, Eddie Izzard, Muhammad Ali (aka Cassius Clay), Jools Holland, Bill Bailey to name 10.

"I told you everything I could about me, Told you everything I could" ('Before Believing' - Emmylou Harris) 

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2 May 2014 - 1.14am

meanmistermustard said
Dame Edna, Bryan Adams, Des O'Connor, Ronnie Corbet, Princess Diana, Beatles, Eddie Izzard, Muhammad Ali (aka Cassius Clay), Jools Holland, Bill Bailey to name 10.

I found the Spice Girls, Marvin Gaye, Elvis Costello, Tim Henman, Seal...

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2 May 2014 - 1.51am

Paul donated a Linda photo to an auction sponsored by the the Davy Jones Equine Memorial Foundation.

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2 May 2014 - 3.42am

Details of the 21 July UK Blu-ray release of A Hard Day's Night have been confirmed by Second Sight.

The Liverpool Echo reports that the blue coat John is seen wearing on the back cover of Life With The Lions has been auctioned online for $31,250.

On the new book front, Anthony Robustelli - for sheer scale - may be attempting a Lewisohn on musical analysis:

While Beatles books continue to flood the market, few focus on specific musical details. Who played what instrument? How did producer George Martin contribute to the group’s sound? Finally, and perhaps most importantly, why do the Beatles’ recordings stand the test of time and still sound distinctive? Musician Anthony Robustelli has undertaken such a project with I Want To Tell You: The Definitive Guide to the Music of the Beatles Volume 1: 1962/1963, a multi-volume series thoroughly analyzing every officially released Beatles song.

If Volume 1 only handles 1962-3...!!!!! A review can be found here - and it looks good.

Not sure if any of these have featured but, hey-ho!

Will x-post Robustelli to New Books.

(A quick thought on the Peter Blake that I will look at properly later, reminds me more of the cover of 1973's Ringo than Sgt. Pepper.)

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2 May 2014 - 2.17pm

Promo video for Ringo's tour:

http://youtu.be/LfDcy8y7hxQ

[x-posted to the Ringo tour thread]

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Beware of sadness. It can hit you. It can hurt you. Make you sore and what is more, that is not what you are here for. - George

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2 May 2014 - 3.26pm

Examiner reports that previously unseen photos taken by Roger Fritz in Austria during fimling scenes for Help! have just been displayed for the first time in San Francisco. Here's the direct link to a slideshow of 11 photo's that have been made available.

"I told you everything I could about me, Told you everything I could" ('Before Believing' - Emmylou Harris) 

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Ron Nasty
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3 May 2014 - 3.24pm

Tickets for Paul's gig at Candlestick Park go on sale Monday. The article suggests it will be the final date of the "Out There" tour.

Twelve unseen photographs of John taken by John Stewart Farmer/Farrier (? - the article gives both as surname) are to go on display at The Proud Gallery on the King's Road in Chelsea, London. The article describes them as being from "before he hit the big time in The Beatles", but - from the image included - they appear to be 1965-ish, by which time The Beatles had had a little success.

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Universal Music Group, owners of Abbey Road, are proposing a major expansion and upgrade of the studio. The article says:

If it secures approvals, Universal will add two new state-of-the-art studios aimed at new rock, pop and urban artists, as well as a "retro" studio, complete with vintage gear for old-school projects.

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3 May 2014 - 4.14pm

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Chris B. should have checked with us before writing that article. Shoot, s/he needed an editor just to get the photographer's name consistent.

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3 May 2014 - 5.27pm

Linde said
Not reaaaaally Beatles news, but Peter Blake, the artist best known for the sleeve design for The Beatles' album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, has done something similar for a mural for the Royal Albert Hall. I think it's very cool. 
Read more at http://www.nme.com/blogs/the-b.....OMkudSU.99

So, let's see who we can spot! 

Did he also dig four-thousand holes?

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4 May 2014 - 2.48pm

Something Else! on Ringo's appearance on the track Cut You Loose from Kenny Wayne Shepherd's new album Goin' Home.

The song can be heard here.

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parlance
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5 May 2014 - 2.17pm

Paul will be calling in to KROQ tomorrow (Tuesday), on the morning show I've mentioned on the forum a few times. This will be interesting, as they were quite vocal in their hatred for his singles from NEW.

[x-posted to the NEW thread]

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5 May 2014 - 8.34pm

More info at WogBlog on the upcoming Shea Stadium bootleg, and the possibility that footage was salvaged and bought by Paul.

[x-posted at the Shea Stadium thread]

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Beware of sadness. It can hit you. It can hurt you. Make you sore and what is more, that is not what you are here for. - George

Check out my fan video for Paul's song "Appreciate" at Vimeo or YouTube.

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5 May 2014 - 9.14pm

@parlance , Do you know what time this will happen? If not, what are the hours of the show?

parlance said
Paul will be calling in to KROQ tomorrow (Tuesday), on the morning show I've mentioned on the forum a few times. This will be interesting, as they were quite vocal in their hatred for his singles from NEW.

[x-posted to the NEW thread]

parlance

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5 May 2014 - 9.19pm

No, they didn't mention the time; they never do the day before. Hours are 5:30-10am. Best bet would be between 7 and 9. They also have a podcast if you miss it: http://kroq.cbslocal.com/kevin.....-may-2014/

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