Displaying items by tag: The Beatles

Wednesday, 22 July 2020 13:53

A Brief History of Cover Versions

A cover version (or cover) is a new rendition (performance or recording) of a recently recorded song. A re-record, by comparison, takes place long after the original was released. The term "cover version" came to imply rival commercial recordings of the tune aimed at different tastes.

Published in Music

‘It was fifty years ago today, Paul called it a day. ‘

10th April 1970 - The Beatles Break Up Official announcement made by Paul with the press release of his album "McCartney". This footage shows fans' reaction to the news about The Beatles break up. Interesting to listen who is blamed by them for causing the band's split

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Dusty Springfield was born in 1939 and christened Mary Isabel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien. She came from Scottish Irish descent and her brother Tom, and Tim Filed made up a folk trio called The Springfield’s.

Published in Music
Sunday, 27 October 2019 12:05

The Shambolics at P.J. Molloys

P.J. Molloys in Dunfermline, Fife could become as iconic for The Shambolics as The Cavern was to The Beatles at the start of their respective careers.

Published in Music
Friday, 06 September 2019 14:27

A Short Biog of Adam Faith

Terry Nelhams was born in 1940 in Acton, London. He was the third of five children and even as a child had an entrepreneurial spirit. He kept up a series of paper rounds and sold papers from a pitch which enabled him to afford a few luxuries as a twelve-year-old.

Published in Music
Wednesday, 07 August 2019 13:10

Yesterday

What do you get when you mix science fiction with the Beatles, answer is a fab wee feel film and for fans of both genres not to be missed at a cinema near you As if from the Twilight Zone,

Published in Film
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 17:35

High Inspired If You Want Me/ Where Do You Go

High Inspired is the brainchild of Ian Child, sorry no pun intended. Child, by his own admission, is a suburban kid, now resident in Barcelona, who fell in love with soundtracks, theme tunes, the Top Twenty and The Beatles.

Published in Music

1:30 am on an early May Friday morning, in a deserted M6 service station stifling a deserved yawn, I stir a dispensed cup of coffee and deliberate over which calorific chocolate snack should help keep me awake for the last leg of a journey that has taken me from Norwich to Preston, via London.

Published in Music
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 15:11

The Music of the Vietnam War

By the time of the Vietnam/American War (1955 – 1975), music was used to help soldiers deal with the complexities of war whilst keeping them in touch with each other and the life they left, back home.

Published in Music
Thursday, 04 April 2019 15:10

A Short Biog of The Walker Brothers

Scott Engel (1943 - 2019) came from Ohio and was a teen idol in the making in the late 50s, making several appearances on Eddie Fisher's TV series (Carrie Fisher’s father).

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