It was fifty years ago today…Posted: February 11, 2013 Filed under: e-books, Music, Rock 'n' Roll | Tags: 50 year anniversary, Beatles, e-book, George Harrison, George Martin, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Please Please Me, Ringo Starr Leave a comment
On a bitterly cold Monday, fifty years ago today, the Beatles entered Abbey Road Studios at 9 a.m. – and left almost at midnight that day having recorded the ten songs they needed for their first album, entitled “Please Please Me.”
It spent 30 weeks as the #1 album on the British charts, and served as the gasoline that fueled the Beatlemania that swept England that fateful year.
Happy Anniversary, Rock ‘n’ Roll!
50 Years Ago Today : Please Please Me Single ReleasedPosted: January 11, 2013 Filed under: e-books, Music, Rock 'n' Roll | Tags: Beatles, e-book, George Martin, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Please Please Me Leave a comment
And your intrepid author is liberally quoted in an article marking the occasion by Examiner.com Beatle correspondent, Steve Marinucci.
That’s something else!Posted: August 30, 2012 Filed under: e-books, Music | Tags: Beatles, book review, books, e-book, George Harrison, George Martin, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Please Please Me, Ringo Starr Leave a comment
John Lennon Mansion for SalePosted: August 15, 2012 Filed under: Music | Tags: Beatles, England, John Lennon, Kenwood, mansion, strawberry fields forever Leave a comment
The mansion that John Lennon bought for £20,000 in 1964 with his new Beatle riches (“Kenwood”), and where a lot of memorable songs and memorable moments unfolded, is for sale. A cool £15,000,000 will get you into the house where the first demo for “Strawberry Fields Forever” was recorded. Don’t think the indoor swimming pool was available back then, though…
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