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BEATLES NEWS - Saturday, 13th April 2024

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THE BEATLES: THE LEGENDARY BAND, IN THEIR OWN NEWLY-HEARD WORDS Irish Examiner Peter Brown was best man at both Paul’s wedding to Linda, and John’s wedding to Yoko.  He is the Peter Brown in ‘The Ballad of John and Yoko’. His job was to “make the boys’ lives less chaotic”. Their passports were locked in his drawer. He had total access to the greatest band on earth at their peak. READ MORE RANKING THE BEATLES SONGS ON WHICH RINGO STARR SUNG LEAD (COVERS NOT INCLUDED) Jim Beviglia/American Songwriter Ringo Starr provided an essential element to The Beatles‘ winning formula with his unerring drumming ability. His amiable personality also proved the ideal fit for the chemistry within the band. On top of all that, he also stepped to the microphone occasionally to sing lead. READ MORE FIVE SONGS THAT ENTIRELY CHANGED THE TRAJECTORY OF THE BEATLES Lucy Harbron/Far Out Magazine The Beatles were an ever-evolving beast. Year on year, album on album, the Fab Four changed the face of music and the

BEATLES NEWS - Friday, 12th April 2024

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JIMMY BUFFETT TRIBUTE: DAVE GROHL, THE EAGLES, PAUL MCCARTNEY AND EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENED AT THE BOWL Mikael Wood,/LA Times He did his bit of smuggling, he once sang, and he ran his share of grass. Now, the late, great Jimmy Buffett is being honored by an assortment of his many friends and admirers in an all-star tribute concert Thursday night at the Hollywood Bowl.  Keep the Party Going, as the show is billed, takes place seven months after Buffett died from skin cancer in September at age 76, leaving behind a lifestyle empire that reportedly made him a billionaire — and, of course, a deep catalog of wryly literate songs that blend country, pop, folk, rock and Caribbean music. READ MORE ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE THE END OF THE BEATLES REVIEW: GOSSIPY ORAL HISTORY DISSECTS THE FABS’ LAST DAYS Mat Snow/Mojo4Music IN 1983, A MIXED reception greeted The Love You Make by Brian Epstein’s management assistant Peter Brown, of The Ballad Of John And Yoko fame, and writer Steven Gaines. Mocked as ‘

BEATLES NEWS - Thursday, 11th April 2024

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RINGO STARR ANNOUNCES “FEBRUARY SKY,” THE FIRST SINGLE FROM HIS UPCOMING EP, CROOKED BOY. The Beatles One of Las Vegas’ longest-running shows is about to go dark forever. April 8, 2024 – Today Ringo Starr announces “February Sky,” the first single from his upcoming EP, Crooked Boy. This will be his fourth consecutive EP,  and it includes 4 original tracks. All songs were written and produced by Linda Perry for Starr to make his own, adding vocals and playing drums. The EP will be released on a limited-edition marble vinyl on Record Store Day, April 20, 2024. The following Friday, April 26, it will be released digitally. Fans can pre-order the black vinyl and CD now, releasing May 31. READ MORE ‘THIS WASN’T OUR DECISION’: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL FORCED BY HARD ROCK LAS VEGAS TO CLOSE ‘THE BEATLES LOVE’ AFTER 18 YEARS Chris Morris/MSN One of Las Vegas’ longest-running shows is about to go dark forever. Cirque du Soleil announced Tuesday that The Beatles Love run at the former Mirage hotel will