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Beatles Wednesday: 45th Anniversary of ‘The Photo’

It took ten minutes and only six frames, but oh the conspiracy it fueled. And this was before Twitter!

08/06/2014

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Watch Now: Paul McCartney’s Star-Studded ‘Queenie Eye’ Video

The clip for “Queenie Eye” was filmed at Abbey Road Studios earlier this month and sees him recording the track in what he thinks is an empty studio (Studio 2). As the video progresses, hijinks ensue in the form of surprising celebrity cameos including Jude Law, Meryl Streep, Tracy Ullman, Jeremy Irons, Tom Ford, Chris Pine, Alice Eve and–much to the delight of the paparazzi–former paramours Johnny Depp and Kate Moss.

10/24/2013

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Beatles Calendar

Photo by Krafft Angerer/Getty Images September 26th, 1969:  The album “Abbey Road” was released on this day in Britain.  It was the 11th album released in the U.K. and was the final album recorded by […]

09/26/2012

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Beatles Calendar

August 20th, 1969:  This is the last time all four of the Beatles attended a recording session at the EMI Studios in London. 

08/20/2012

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US Olympians Recreate Abbey Road Cover

The 43rd anniversary of The Beatles taking their iconic ‘Abbey Road’ cover photo is August 8th.  With everything focused on London it is no surprise that many Olympians gave some love to the iconic album. […]

08/08/2012

Beatles Calendar

August 8th, 1969:  This is the day that the famous cover photo was taken for the “Abbey Road” album.  The photographer was Iain McMillan.  He stood on top of a ladder that was set up […]

08/08/2012

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The Backwards Abbey Road Photo Up For Auction

The other day I posted that Ringo had misplaced – hopefully temporarily – some of his early candid Beatle photos. Well… check out this photo of the Beatles walking the other direction on Abbey Road. It plays tricks with your mind! And it’s up for auction if you’d like to hang it in your den.

05/16/2012

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Beatles Calendar

  May 6th, 1969:  The Beatles begin recording what would become the side two medley on “Abbey Road.”

05/06/2012

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Springsteen and McCartney Lead Record Store Day Releases

When it comes to vinyl records, it’s almost as much about a nostalgic experience as it is about the warm, crackling sound that emits from the record player.

04/20/2012

Springsteen and McCartney Lead Record Store Day Releases

This Saturday (April 21), the yearly “holiday” that celebrates the beauty of vinyl – Record Store Day – is more nostalgia-driven than ever. For 2012’s celebration, classic acts including Bruce Springsteen, Janis Joplin (unreleased material from her Pearl sessions), Paul McCartney, The Who’s Pete Townshend (Quadrophenia demos pt. II), David Bowie, Aretha Franklin/Otis Redding (a split single of “Respect”), Paul Simon and ABBA will roll out LPs and 45s.

04/20/2012

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