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10 New Beatles news updates and articles
« on: June 05, 2012, 05:53:51 AM »

Examiner
June 3, 2012
Video: Promo teaser for forthcoming play about Beatles' manager released

A new video clip to promote “Epstein the Play,” the upcoming theater production about the life of Beatles manager Brian Epstein, has just been released. You can see it on this page.The clip shows a man lighting a cigarette, then heading for the stage amid loud screams.

http://www.examiner.com/article/promo-video-teases-forthcoming-play-about-beatles-manager

Examiner
June 2, 2102
The week ahead: 'Yellow Submarine' makes return voyage to DVD
This week's events (June 3-9) in Beatles land:

http://www.examiner.com/article/the-week-ahead-yellow-submarine-makes-return-voyage-to-dvd

NME
June 4, 2012
The Beatles named the UK's biggest selling singles act of all time
The Fab Four beat Elvis and Cliff Richard into second and third place

The Beatles have been named the biggest selling singles act in the UK, since charts began 60 years ago in 1952.The Fab Four pushed Elvis Presley into second place and Cliff Richard into third, in a new list compiled by the Official Charts Company, which is being broadcast this afternoon (June 4) on BBC Radio 2.

http://www.nme.com/news/the-beatles/64136

Wales Online
June 3, 2012
Sir Tom Jones reveals the Beatles hit that was written for him

It's one of The Beatles most famous songs but if the course of rock ‘n’ roll history had been altered, it’s Sir Tom Jones who would be famous for singing The Long And Winding Road – not The Fab Four.The Welsh icon has revealed how his fellow knight of the realm, Sir Paul McCartney offered him the opportunity to record The Beatles’ classic.

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/2012/06/03/sir-tom-jones-reveals-the-beatles-hit-that-was-written-for-him-91466-31099743/

WTOP
June 4, 2012
Sgt. Pepper's' cover gets a facelift

WASHINGTON - The Beatles are a household name, and their album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" may be the most iconic -- but it's getting a makeover.

http://www.wtop.com/551/2889281/With-a-Little-Help

Examiner
June  2, 2012
Different side of Beatles drummer highlighted during art gallery exhibit

Meet Ringo Starr the painter. The artistic side of the Beatles drummer will be on display during a special exhibit and sale of his paintings from June 15 to 25 at Pop International Galleries in New York City.

http://www.examiner.com/article/artistic-side-of-beatles-drummer-highlighted-during-11-day-event

BBC News Entertainment @ Arts
June 2, 2012
Beatles' long reign at number one in singles chart

The Beatles have been declared the biggest selling singles act under the Queen's 60-year reign.The Fab Four, who split more than 40 years ago, had 17 number ones during their eight-year chart domination.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-18320317

Bclocalnews
June 4, 2012
Beatles reimagined
Beatlemania returns to Nanaimo.

The tribute show to the legendary quartet that changed music forever performs at the Port Theatre June 23 at 7:30 p.m.

http://www.bclocalnews.com/entertainment/157035725.html

Gibson
May 30, 2012
Badfinger’s Joey Molland Talks Gibson Guitars, The Beatles and the Making of Straight Up

At the turn of the ’70s, no band was better poised to carry on the mantle of The Beatles than Badfinger. Releasing a flurry of power pop gems – “Come and Get It,” “No Matter What,” “Baby Blue” and “Day After Day” – Badfinger seemed a sure bet for a lengthy, glorious future.

http://www2.gibson.com/News-Lifestyle/Features/en-us/badfinger-joey-molland-interview-0530-2012.aspx

The Sydney Morning Herald
June 1, 2012
50 years of the fab four

The revolution that would change music, fashion and youth culture forever started quietly enough in a London studio on June 6, 1962, when four young Liverpudlians performed Love Me Do. The ground-breaking songs that followed drove fans to hysteria and musical rivals to despair. Beatlemania had begun...

http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/music/50-years-of-the-fab-four-20120601-1zm5n.html

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