Displaying items by tag: The Beatles

Monday, 17 January 2022 20:39

ZANI Billy Preston (1946 - 2006) Remembered

William Everett Preston was born in 1946 in Houston. After his parents split up, William and his mother moved to Los Angeles. He was brought up in the African-American gospel tradition and was a child prodigy who learned to play piano as a toddler.

Published in Music
Monday, 17 January 2022 15:34

GET BACK – The Beatles

I was 9 in 1969, my older sister and I adored The Beatles, my rosy memory is of at least one of their films being shown on television during every Christmas school holiday.

Published in Music
Tuesday, 09 February 2021 19:57

Slade in Flame

At the height of their popularity in 1974, their then manager, Chas Chandler (former bass player of The Animals and former manager of Jimi Hendrix), suggested Slade do a film.

Published in Film

It seems that if you are influenced by the Beatles, and live in the area of Woolton in Liverpool. Your influences are likely to be worn on your sleeve. Rob Clarke, the main man behind this band does not shy away from his influences and embraces them

Published in Music

Although it was originally called buta or boteh, meaning “flower,” People have seen resemblances to lotus flowers, a mango, a leech, yin and yang, a dragon, and a cypress pine.

Published in Culture

Pulling up the collar of my mac, I head up and out of the underground car park, break into the fresh air and lookup. I’m greeted by the Liver Birds standing atop of the Liver building. As a Man Utd fan, this is a bit like being greeted by a puncture on a cold and frosty morning.

Published in Culture
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

Published in Video of the Week

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
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