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We now have the definitive Beatles doc: Ron Howard's Eight Days a Week

“Ladies and gentleman…The Beatles!” utters Ed Sullivan in the most famous introductory phrase in the history of television. With these words he officially set off an unprecedented mania that still exists to this day, so much so that Ron Howard’s newest film, a documentary covering the band’s touring years, is still able to capture the attention of those who have likely heard the story countless times. 727 more words


Book // Skywriting by Word of Mouth, John Lennon

I bought this book at the first American city I visited, San Francisco. Haight Street, famed for its influence on the hippie culture. I thought it was only appropriate that I buy a Lennon book here when I saw it at the tiny bookstore I stopped by. 233 more words

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The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years

Everyone knows The Beatles. Whether you like their songs or not, it can’t be denied that this was a revolutionary time in rock music, and that the story of these young lads who became cultural icons is fascinating. 677 more words


Eight Days A Week - review

Review of Ron Howard’s film Eight Days A Week (linked), a superb documentary on The Beatles touring years, with an additional 30 minute film of Shea Stadium 15th August 1965. 12 more words

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Ck Retro Review: Ram by Paul and Linda McCartney

1971’s Ram has always been viewed as Paul McCartney’s effort to get back to being a proper studio artist after the critical backlash against the homemade feel of… 835 more words

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Rock Talk With Carter: The Day John Lennon Finally Spoke Up

by Alisha Jackson

They may have spanned sixteen years, but on this day in rock music history, two major Beatles events took place.

In 1980, … 67 more words


VIDEO: Ozzy & Jack Osbourne Visit John Lennon Statue

It’s Beatles Wednesday, which means one – if not all – of the Fab Four play EVERY hour on K-Hits!

With John Lennon top of mind, I thought I’d share this clip from last Sunday’s episode of  78 more words