Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has received his knighthood for services to music. “It means a lot actually. It means recognition for the things we’ve done. I was really pleased to accept this.”
Jerry Hammack has just released volume 2 of The Beatles Recording Reference Manual – a book that reveals the secrets behind the recording of some of the band’s most famous albums. It is the second of what will be a four-volume set.
George Harrison was born on February 25, 1943, in Liverpool, England. Here is a gallery of vintage photos of a young George Harrison.
In the summer of 1968 The Beatles were tired of seeing themselves in the papers as either moptops or flower-powered hippies. To produce a new set of more contemporary publicity images, Don McCullin was commissioned for a day-long shoot known as ‘Mad Day Out’. These are some less known pictures from that session.
On May 19th 1967, the Beatles gathered at Brian Epstein’s house in Chapel Street, Belgravia, for the launch party of their new album, ‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’. Among the guests was American photographer Linda Eastman.
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Posters of the second film starring The Beatles. Directed by Richard Lester and featuring Leo McKern, Eleanor Bron, Victor Spinetti, John Bluthal, Roy Kinnear and Patrick Cargill.