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18 Beatles news updates and articles
« on: October 10, 2012, 02:39:59 AM »

Examiner
10/5/2012
Liverpool Beatles fans shout out 'Love Me Do' at Guinness world record breaker

It was "an amazing and great atmosphere," as one Beatles fan told Beatles Examiner, when a huge group of fans in Liverpool Friday celebrated the 50th anniversary of the release of "Love Me Do" and broke a Guinness World Record Friday morning with a massive sing-a-long.

http://www.examiner.com/article/liverpool-beatles-fans-shout-out-love-me-do-at-guinness-world-record-breaker

Examiner
10/6/2012
Joey Molland Interview — Last Badfinger Standing: BeatleFair Oct. 27

October 27 will see the return (after an 8 year absence) of the local BeatleFair convention, with rare performances by mainmen from Beatles lore like Tony Sheridan (in his only U.S. appearance of 2012) and local Beatleholics like Dave Humphries, Baja Bugs, Bart Mendoza and True Stories, and Beatles tribute band Help.

http://www.sandiegoreader.com/weblogs/jam-session/2012/oct/06/joey-molland-intvw-last-badfinger-standing-beatlef/

Examiner
10/7/2012
Sgt. Pepper auction
Beatles’ iconic album cover art hits the market

It was 50 years ago yesterday that the band began to play — and now the cover art is up for auction.The original artwork for the Beatles’ groundbreaking album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” is estimated to fetch as much as $130,000.

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/business/sgt_pepper_auction_jhpoNwEHs2lprqbYWla58H?

Examiner
10/7/2012
The Beatles: All you need is luck

The success of The Beatles was boosted by factors outside their control, but they were lucky enough to be in the right place at the right time.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19827817

Examiner
10/6/2012
Chart attack: The Beatles' rivals in 1962

It is 50 years since The Beatles first entered the UK singles chart with Love Me Do - but what were the other records in the hit parade that week?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19827429

Mashable Entertainment
10/8/2012
The Beatles’ Long and Winding Road to Digital

It has been 50 years to the day since The Beatles released their first single.It was a funny story actually. If it was up to producer George Martin (different from George R.R. Martin, who wrote Game of Thrones), the first release from the group, now widely heralded as the best rock and roll songwriters of all time, would have been a song they did not even write.

http://mashable.com/2012/10/05/the-long-and-winding-road-to-the-beatles-on-digital/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Mashable+%28Mashable%29

Examiner
10/8/2012
Previously unheard 1963 Beatles concert tape unveiled on BBC

British newspaper the News and Star reported Saturday that a previously unknown Beatles concert tape from 1963 taped by a fan was premiered in the UK by BBC Radio Cumbria.

http://www.examiner.com/article/previously-unheard-1963-beatles-concert-tape-unveiled-on-bbc

Examiner
10/7/2012
Second error reported on Beatles' recalled 'Love Me Do' record

Reader Terry McCann reported to us Saturday that there's an additional error on withdrawn and highly collectible Beatles' “Love Me Do” single. He wrote, “Catalogue number on the b-side is also wrong apparently. My brother has just picked up 2 copies at his (very honest) local vinyl shop and has confirmed that this is so.”

http://www.examiner.com/article/second-error-reported-on-beatles-recalled-love-me-do-record

Examiner
10/6/2012
Beatles author Lewisohn says epic group bio will go where none has gone before (Video)

In an interview Saturday on the BBC, author Mark Lewisohn previewed his forthcoming three-volume Beatles biography and said it will be the first proper telling of the group's story.

http://www.examiner.com/article/beatles-author-lewisohn-says-epic-group-bio-will-go-where-none-has-gone-before

Examiner
10/6/2012
Prices soaring for copies of Beatles' 'Love Me Do' collector's item single (Video)

Copies of the collectibly hot Beatles' “Love Me Do” single were selling Saturday for high prices a day after it was originally supposed to be released to commemorate the song's 50th anniversary.

http://www.examiner.com/article/prices-soaring-for-copies-of-beatles-love-me-do-collector-s-item-single

Examiner
10/5/2012
Beatles author Lewisohn to discuss Fabs' 50 years in special radio interview

Beatles Examiner learned Friday from Beatles author and expert Mark Lewisohn that he'll do a special radio interview this weekend to discuss the 50th anniversary of "Love Me Do," their first record release.

http://www.examiner.com/article/beatles-author-lewisohn-to-discuss-fabs-50-years-special-radio-interview

Gadsdenttimes
10/9/2012
Former Apple Records official, Beatles friend to speak

Not many people can say they saw the Beatles live — much less their final “rooftop” performance made famous in the film “Let It Be.” However, Ken Mansfield has that and many other stories to tell about the Beatles and other rock and country stars he worked with.

http://www.gadsdentimes.com/article/20121008/ENT/121009811

NME
10/9/2012
The Beatles' 'Hey Jude' named most-referenced song in literature

Fab Four's classic track is name-checked in 55 works of fiction, says study
'Hey Jude' has been named the song most often referred to in works of literature.

http://www.nme.com/news/the-beatles/66542

Helosingin Sanomatt Helsinki
10/9/2012
Beatles fan draws the early history of the Fab Four

Mauri Kunnas, probably Finland's best-known living children's illustrator, dropped his young audience for a year and concentrated on his favourite band. The result was an 80-page graphic novel, to be published later this month.

http://www.hs.fi/english/article/Beatles+fan+draws+the+early+history+of+the+Fab+Four/1329104895406

NY Daily News
10/9/2012
The Beatles’ ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ resurfaces 45 years later: Once hated, now appreciated

Paul McCartney provides commentary with Fab Four's off-the-wall film that came out right after 'Sgt. Pepper'

http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/music-arts/magic-easy-beatles-mystery-tour-article-1.1177588?localLinksEnabled=false

Pune Mirror
10/8/2012
Teen who inspired famous song and dated two Beatles

Amidst 50th anniv celebrations of Love Me Do, Iris Caldwell, the 17-yr-old in fishnets, heels and mini-skirt who caught their eye, talks about her Beatles boyfriends.ot many women can tell you if Paul McCartney or George Harrison is the better kisser — but Iris Caldwell can.

http://www.punemirror.in/article/5/2012100820121008080052139473552f/Teen-who-inspired-famous-song-and-dated-two-Beatles.html

Metro.Uk
10/9/9/2012
Love Them Do or Love Them Don't? Why The Beatles are bigger than ever

Fifty years since the release of their first single, The Beatles are bigger than ever. But what has made them stand the test of time? Metro talks to Beatles lovers and haters on what would have been John Lennon’s 72nd birthday.

http://www.metro.co.uk/news/newsfocus/914418-love-them-do-or-love-them-dont-why-the-beatles-are-bigger-than-ever

CT Post
10/8/2012
Hey Bulldog: Yale grad teaches Beatles course

NEW HAVEN -- Scott Freiman asks his students to "lend me your ears" and he takes them on a trip through Strawberry Fields, down Penny Lane and into Abbey Road.

http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=PPNUtT1a&detailindex=2&pn=0&ps=4
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