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This week we pay tribute to those songs that ALMOST MADE IT! Beatles and solo songs that fell ONE short of #1. Songs like Yellow Sub and Live and Let Die. Sometimes a runner up was stopped by another Beatles song!
Comedian and musician Neil Innes, who collaborated with Monty Python and played with The Rutles, has died aged 75, his agent has said.
Decca Audition Tape SOLD!
Date: 12/20/2019 Author: sothebys.com
Beatles manager Brian Epstein''s copy of a unique version of the band''s failed Decca audition tape from New Year''s Day 1962, has been sold at auction, according to Sothebys Auction House.
More NEW Paul Tour Dates
Date: 11/26/2019 Author: paulMcCartney.com
Following confirmation of his headline slot at the 2020 Glastonbury Festival next June, Paul McCartney has announced NEW shows in France, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy and Germany to take place next year.
Ringo to Tour in 2020
Date: 11/4/2019 Author: RingoStarr.com / Rolling Stone
Ringo and his All Starr Band are back to set the table for the next 30 years! The ringed one has just announced his full 2020 itinerary! READ MORE!
Beatles Singles Collection
Date: 10/16/2019 Author: Apple Corps Ltd./Capitol/UMe.
THE BEATLES: THE SINGLES COLLECTION, a limited edition, numbered collection of newly remastered 7-inch vinyl singles is coming out November 22, with a bonus disc, selling for $229.98. READ MORE!
OFFICIAL Abbey Rd report
Date: 9/27/2019 Author: Tom Frangione
Beatle Brunch writer Tom Frangione is in London and was invited to attend the official launch party of Abbey Road''s 50th at the actual ABBEY ROAD STUDIO, rubbing elbows with Paul, Ringo and others!
Abbey Road Celebrations
Date: 9/26/2019 Author: Beatlefan Extra
EMI''s Abbey Road Studios in St. John''s Wood, London, is teaming with activity today and this evening as Beatles royalty assembles to mark the 50th anniversary of the release of this iconic album. Here''s a report from Beatlefan Extra.
Fifty years ago, Paul McCartney and Wings, in Magical Mystery Tour fashion, custom fab’d an open-top bus in psychedelic colors and took it on tour across Europe. Now it could soon be making a Band on the Run-back!
Fest For Beatle Brunch Clubbers!
Members of the Beatle Brunch Club met up in Chicago for the 43rd annual Fest for Beatles Fans celebrating 50 years of Abbey Road at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare. Margot reports for us!
Abbey Road OFFICIAL DETAILS
It''s official! 50 years to the day that the iconic photo of The Beatles walking away from Abbey Road Studios was taken (August 8, 1969), they''ve turned around and walked back! Apple / Capitol announces the 50th Anniversary re-release / remaster of t
Want a Laugh? Read THIS
Jeff Walker / Joe Johnson
If I had to single out a Beatles author who exudes the bizarre sense of humor of John Lennon coupled with the dry wit of George Harrison, the cleverness of Paul McCartney and the never-may care attitude of Ringo Starr, I would
An excerpt from a letter By George Dear Brute, you got a great name, lovely voice and a beautiful record on Apple called, 'King of Fuh' - felt I should make some contact with you as I have been involved with it all. Continue Reading
The Beatles as Great Art
Dr. Louis Abbott
"Ringo Starr’s drumming transcends the hype that surrounds the Beatles. His contributions throughout the entire arc of the band reveal a versatile style that is the template for single-bass Rock drumming." - Dave Grohl
Guard The Beatles
Imagine being assigned to guard and escort The Beatles and their entourage when they perform on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” Sgt. Buddy Dresner of the Miami Beach Police Department got that assignment. READ THE STORY
15 Lil' Beatles
Ultimate Classic Rock
Inquiring Beatles' fans want to know, so please meet the entire brood of Beatles children - all 15 of 'em! Beatle Brunch Club Member, Margot Winick sent us this very cool, concise article from "The Ultimate Classic Rock".
Mendips - Forthlin Road
Arnold Grove - The Dingle
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Just a note
Just a note to say thank you for embracing the Yesterday movie. There does seem to
be a lot of debate on this movie, and since I haven' seen it yet, I don' really
have an opinion on it yet. But I really appreciate that your show acknowledges and
includes things like the Love show, the Fab Faux, Brian Ray, Lawrence Juber, etc..