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Paul McCartney spotted making own guitar plectrums in bizarre way on railway line
By Christopher Bucktin. Mirror.co.uk
19 August, 2019
The Beatles legend was spotted leaving the coins on train tracks to flatten them so he can use them to play his guitar
Also: Sir Paul McCartney has lost a battle with council bosses to prune protected trees in the garden of his £10m London home

   

Ringo Starr on his love of touring, what New York means to him and the 50th anniversary of ‘Abbey Road’
By Peter Sblendorio, New York Daily News
16 August, 2019
It took a half-century, but Ringo’s rockin’ a rooftop again — and he’s doing it in New York.
Also: Starr Man: Inside Ringo's 30-Year Odyssey with His All-Starr Band ; Ringo Starr: 'Some nights, it's like a spiritual experience'

It seems like yesterday that the Beatles played Toronto year after year
CBC Archives
17 August, 2019
The Fab Four always drew fans when in Toronto, but they caused less of a frenzy here over time
Also: Screaming fans pack Winnipeg airport to glimpse The Beatles at historic 1964 stop ; Sneak Preview: Beatles ‘Abbey Road’ 50th Anniversary Edition Features Dazzling Sound, Unreleased Outtakes

Paul McCartney to take part in rare signing for new picture book ‘Hey Grandude!’
By Will Lavin, NME
8 August, 2019
Paul McCartney is going to be signing copies of his new picture book Hey Grandude! in London, it has been revealed.
Also: Paul McCartney Nears $1 Billion In Solo Touring Revenue ; There was nearly a Silver Surfer solo movie involving Paul McCartney ; Paul McCartney shows his love for the US by wearing Stars and Stripes sandals during summer break in the Hamptons

Peter Asher on A World Without Love, the song that The Beatles didn’t want
ABC News
16 August, 2019
When Paul McCartney moved in with his girlfriend Jane Asher and her family, Jane’s brother Peter heard Paul playing a song that John Lennon didn’t like.
Also: Peter Asher went from singing Paul McCartney's cast-offs to a legendary music producing career ; Peter Fonda helped The Beatles write a hit song during 1965 acid trip

55 Years Ago: 'Follow the Beatles' Documentary Shares Fab Secrets
By Emily Morenz, Ultimate Classic Rock
3 August, 2019
On August 3, 1964, a month after A Hard Day's Night helped the world fall even more in love with the Beatles, the BBC offered their rabid fans a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Fab Four's debut movie with Follow the Beatles.
Also: Truth about John Lennon and Paul McCartney's first ever meeting in unlikely venue ; We visited one of Liverpool's busiest Beatles attractions and this is what it's really like ; Which Bonus Tracks Will Be Part of the Beatles' 'Abbey Road' Box? ; Abbey Road tributes celebrate 50 years since creation of iconic Beatles cover ; The Woman Who Inspired 'Dear Prudence' Opens Up About World Peace, the Influence of the '60s and Why Kids Today Love the Beatles

Oh Yeah, Alright!
PRNewswire
8 August, 2019
It was 50 years ago today, on August 8, 1969, that the world's most famous band stepped out from London's EMI Recording Studios to stride, single-file, across the black and white stripes of Abbey Road's nearby zebra crossing.
Also: Fans recreate Beatles’ Abbey Road cover shot 50 years on ; Hundreds of Beatles fans flock to Abbey Road on album photo’s 50th anniversary ; Crowds gather to mark 50th anniversary of the Beatles' Abbey Road album photo ; Beatles' Abbey Road at 50: Fans celebrate at zebra crossing ; Fans gather for The Beatles' Abbey Road photo on 50th anniversary ; Hundreds of Beatles fans flock to Abbey Road on album photo’s 50th anniversary ; It was 50 years ago today that Dundee lensman snapped The Beatles’ iconic Abbey Road photo ; The Scot who took The Beatles' Abbey Road photo ; A new ending: Behind the Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ 50th-anniversary remix ; The Unheard ‘Abbey Road’: An Exclusive Preview of Beatles’ Expanded Final Masterpiece ; Beatles' iconic "Abbey Road" album cover turns 50 ; Beatles Art Director on Secrets of the ‘Abbey Road’ Cover ; Abbey Road Studios Made a Second Beatles Crosswalk Because Tourists Have Been Causing Traffic Jams for 50 Years

Paul McCartney, Nick Mason and more team up for Henry McCullough tribute song 'Live Long Rock 'n' Roll' co written and produced by internationally acclaimed Irish songwriter Don Mescall
By Peter McGoran, Hotpress
1 August, 2019
Hot Press had an exclusive listen to a new tribute song for Henry McCullough, conceived with Don Mescall before Henry's death in 2016. We also spoke with Don about how the song came about.
Ringo Starr And His ALL STARR BAND Launch 30TH Anniversary North American Tour
By Otis Stokes, LATF USA
1 August, 2019
2019 marks the 30th Anniversary of RingoStarr and his All Starr Band, who played their first show on July 23, 1989 at the Park Central Ampitheatre in Dallas, Texas, and tonight Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band kick off their North American tour dates in Windsor Ontario at Colosseum Caesar’s.
Also: Ringo Starr Kicks Off 15th All-Starr Band Tour With Beatles, Toto, Santana and Isley Brothers Hits ; Ringo Starr performs with The Beach Boys to sing Beatles song ‘With A Little Help From My Friends’ live

 

 

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