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This Day in Music History -- August 27

1964 : Disney releases Mary Poppins, a Sherman Brothers musical featuring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke.

1965 : Elvis Presley meets The Beatles for the first time when the Fab 4 are brought to The King’s Los Angeles mansion. 94 more words

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Beatlemania Week: Yellow Submarine

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This Beatlemania Week post includes a Polyvore board inspired by the song “Yellow Submarine”. This song is from the album Revolver in 1966. Paul McCartney wrote the song and Ringo Starr was the lead vocalist. 750 more words


What Happened on August 27th - The Auction of a Masterpiece

On August 27, 1992, John Lennon’s handwritten lyrics to The Beatles song ‘A Day In The Life’ from Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band sold in an auction at Sotheby’s London for $100,000 (£56,600).  281 more words


Strawberry Fields Forever

Eine meiner frühesten und deutlichsten Kindheitserinnerungen ist eine sattsonnengelbe Plastiktüte mit rotbraunem Aufdruck. Es war die Silhouette der Beatles zu sehen und ein Schriftzug des Bandnamens. 163 more words


Review: 1964 The Tribute 50th Anniversary Concert at Red Rocks Amphitheater

When the Beatles played Red Rocks Amphitheater 50 years ago, it was one of the few shows on that first tour that didn’t sell out. At a $6.50 general admission price—about $50 in today’s dollars—the concert was simply too expensive for many fans (or at least for their parents).  646 more words


Today's college freshmen were kindergarteners on 9/11, and other signs that this generation is different from yours

The 18-year-olds arriving on college campuses this fall grew up in an entirely different world than the professors who are going to educate them for the next four years; they were in kindergarten when 9/11 happened, and wire-rimmed glasses remind them not of John Lennon, but of Harry Potter. 862 more words