Articles tagged with beatles
Beatlemania Show Tonight
This will be my last post of the evening, as I am heading out to a show at one of the local casinos in my area for "The Stars of Beatlemania." Apparently, these performers were the same that were in the world tour in the 1980s, so they are probably a few
Sean Lennon Opens Up
The late John Lennon, original member of the Fab Four, known officially as The Beatles will always be a hot topic if you're discussing #celebrity #trivia , #popmusic #history , etc. Linking back to an old post published a few months back sharing MY unoffic
30-Day Song Challenge - Day 14 - A Song that You Think is Too Long - "Hey Jude"
Like the "too short" category (any song that I like), the "too long" category can be easily answered as "any song that I DON'T like", but really, that's a cop-out. Since this is a **CHALLENGE**, a cop-out answer like that just isn't going to cut i
Beatles protégé Ken Mansfield recalls the Elvis meeting that never was
Ken Mansfield may not be a household name, but the artists he spent extensive quality time with most certainly are. As the former U.S. manager of the Beatles' Apple Records, Mansfield wore several hats during his creative peak in the '60s and '70s, al
30-Day Song Challenge - Day 6 - A Song that You Associate with a Sad Memory - "Across the Universe"
I've had this #Beatles song in one form or another in my music library since I was in my teens. I bought my first copy of it on one of those Beatles compilation albums (on vinyl) when I was sixteen or seventeen years old, but I'll admit that this song
Teaching the World to Lament and Repent
No longer suscribe to cable or satellite TV and don't often tune in to the telly in the mornings. But my significant other happened to be watching CBS This Morning and there was an interesting segment titled “CBS CHANGING TUNES”. It began with
We Live in a Digital World, Not a Yellow Submarine
In the United States, many citizens conduct their business, public and private lives in a digital world on a daily basis. Erego, it is a top priority for our political leaders to stay abreast of ever-changing technology and ensure that we have laws in plac
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015
I have been looking forward to this event every year for the past six years now and this year, 2015 will be one of my favourites. Why, you might ask? Well, it's because two of my favourite artists are going to be inducted today! And I am talking about Ring
Cynthia Lennon Dies from Cancer
Well, this really came in as a shock to me since I wasn't aware that John Lennon's first wife, Cynthia Lennon was battling with cancer in the first place. I have just read online that she already passed away while her son with John, Julian Lennon stayed at
The Thirty Day Music Challenge – Day 01 – Your favourite song
My first entry for the &AliCanary 30 Day Music Challenge looking at my favourite song. This changes frequently for me as my tastes in music vary enormously. There are classical favourites, folk favourites, jazz favourites, etc. Blues Favourit
The Creepiest Songs by The Beatles
A Creepy Song I guess you could call this a #30DaySongChallenge extra. I was reading this post by &alexdg1 for his entry for today in the Challenge http://personapaper.com/article/26213-alicanarys-30-day-music-challenge-day-six-a-song-from-your-favori
Isn't it a shame about Julian Lennon?
There are two things that are sad and/or a shame about Julian Lennon, son of the late John Lennon. Yes John Lennon of The Beatles. The one who said the group was “more popular than Jesus Christ” and right after that America fell out of love wit
Radio Show Playlist Diary Saturday 21st February 2015
My final Saturday show for a community radio station before my transfer to Monday Morning presenting on March 2nd. My delightful special guest was Happiness & Life coach, Mary R Crumpton who positively radiates happiness herself. Mary
The Most Important Beatles Song Is The Most Forgotten
What would you say was the most significant and defining of all the Beatles songs? I don’t just mean your favourites but the song that really made them so special above all other recordings. There are so many classics to choose from. Please
Radio Show Playlist Diary – Saturday 7th February 2015
My last radio show as a 52 year old, with my birthday a mere 48 hours away, and I was off to a burlesque show right afterwards too. I opened with a song appropriate to the change of month since my last show on January 31st; 1/. Barbara Dickson &n
George Martin Discusses "A Day in the Life"
I've always been a massive Beatles fan. Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is my favourite album and A Day in the Life my favourite track. I just found this video of George Martin discussing that track. It's fascinating to see the thought processes