Fab furore: Is it time to re-evaluate the Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour ?
The Beatles film Magical Mystery Tour caused outrage in 1967 – and is now being compared to Buñuel and the Pythons. John Harris hears the true story of the shoot from those involved. On Monday 11 September 1967, two hours later than scheduled, a coach pulled out of Allsop Place, just behind Baker Street tube station. http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2012/sep/25/beatles-magical-mystery-tour?newsfeed=true
The Salt Lake Tribune
TripAdvisor: 10 outstanding Beatles attractions
On October 5, 1962 The Beatles released their first single "Love Me Do."
To celebrate the 50th anniversary, TripAdvisor has come up with a list of ten outstanding Beatles attractions throughout the world, based on feedback from TripAdvisor travelers and as chosen by TripAdvisor editors.http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsburger/54964275-53/beatles-lennon-liverpool-tripadvisor.html.csp
John, Paul, George, Ringo ... and Bob? (PHOTOS)
Many claimed or were crowned with the title of "the fifth Beatle." Pete Best would like it. Brian Epstein, who promoted the band from basement clubs to baseball stadiums, surely should qualify.http://www.huffingtonpost.com/hank-bordowitz/the-beatles-john-paul-george-ringo_b_1911342.html
Top New Zealand bands follow The Beatles
Christchurch rockers Sleeping Dogs have created the musical ‘dream team’ with Wellington rock/pop four-piece Supermodel.Following the success of their New Zealand Live DVD tour earlier this year the bands have set their sights on the international stage. http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU1209/S00457/top-new-zealand-bands-follow-the-beatles.htm
This is Gloustershire
Ticket to ride for Bream dad Gordon, who beats thousands to land Ringo role
WITH 2,500 people queuing up for the auditions of a new West End musical about The Beatles, it was a case of 'Hello, Goodbye' for most of the hopefuls.http://www.thisisgloucestershire.co.uk/Ticket-ride-Bream-dad-Gordon-beats-thousands-land/story-16943275-detail/story.html
Video Drone: Beatles Stories
In the summer of 1978 or '79, I was making a road trip west with my family when a station wagon went roaring past us on the interstate.http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2012/09/25/video-drone-beatles-stories
The Commercial Appeal
St. Jude debuts 'Hey St. Jude,' its take on Beatles classic
Fundraising leaders hope a star-packed Internet video for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, featuring celebrities, patients and employees singing The Beatle's hit "Hey Jude," will spread the word about the hospital and help raise a record $835 million by summer 2013.http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/sep/25/st-jude-childrens-research-hospital-secures-rights/?partner=RSS
Co-star named for Liverpool play about Beatles' manager Brian Epstein
Will Finlason will take the co-starring fictional role of "This Boy" in the upcoming “Epstein: The Man Who Made The Beatles” stage play that will premiere in November in Liverpool, producers announced Monday.http://www.examiner.com/article/co-star-named-for-liverpool-play-about-beatles-manager-brian-epstein
Rare demo may have influenced Beatles' 'How Do You Do It'
As is well known in Beatles history, the Fab Four had their own chance in 1962 at recording “How Do You Do It,” a song that later was a No. 1 hit for Gerry and the Pacemakers in the UK in 1963. http://www.examiner.com/article/rare-cover-version-may-have-influenced-beatles-how-do-you-do-it