The Beatles had Rickenbacker guitars and Rickenbacker guitars had the Beatles : The Beatles and Their Rickenbacker Guitars by Björn Eriksson – “Would The Beatles have had their great success without the Rickenbacker guitars? Of course they would! Whether Rickenbacker guitars would have had their great success without the Beatles is an interesting question about which we can only speculate. A more valuable and interesting pursuit would be to explore the importance of Rickenbackers in the music of the Beatles. We will never get a chance to know for sure out so let´s drop the speculations here and now! Instead let us look back!…” http://www.rickbeat.com/beatles/beatles.htm
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Videos of Ringo Starr on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. On the blog I have posted a few videos of Starr’s January 12, 2010 appearance.
Here Fallon talks to the legendary Beatles drummer (in 2 parts).
Ringo answers video questions that were submitted by fans.
Yoko Ono resurrects The Plastic Ono Band with a little help from her son, Sean Lennon. – Exclusive interview with Tony Bonyata – “She’s been referred to as a witch, a dragon lady and, perhaps most famously (and inaccurately, it should be noted), as the woman who single-handedly broke up The Beatles. While Yoko Ono first made her name in the early ’60s through her provocative conceptual and performance art as part of the Fluxus movement, and then later (through John’s encouragement) in the world of music, she will undoubtedly be best remembered as not only the wife of John Lennon, but, collectively as John & Yoko; one of most renowned and polarizing couples of the last century…”
Yoko talks about working with her son Sean and her new record ‘Between My Head And The Sky’, among other things. [Read it] http://www.concertlivewire.com/onoint.htm
The Beatles and their beards – an interesting observation of the band member’s facial hair by beard enthusiast Michael Buchino.
The Beatles Moustache Index : http://users.rcn.com/nkwoodward/ephemera/moustache.htm
John Lennon at the John Sinclair Freedom Rally in Ann Arbor – The Day a Beatle Came to Town – In the summer of ’71 John and Yoko moved to New York on a more-or-less permanent basis and quickly became close with Yippie activists Jerry Rubin and Abbie Hoffman. Rubin was committed to speaking at the John Sinclair Freedom Rally in December (1971), and encouraged John and Yoko to appear, as well…
[Read more] http://annarborchronicle.com/2009/12/27/the-day-a-beatle-came-to-town/