Tag Archives: The Beatles

Anyone who had a heart

The entertainment world is mourning the sad loss of the singer Cilla Black.  Cilla shot to fame in the sixties. Her many hits included Anyone Who Had A Heart. The song topped the charts in 1964 for three weeks and … Continue reading

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All You Need is Cash

All You Need is Cash was the name of a mockumentary featuring a fictional rock band  called the Rutles who parodied The Beatles.  The movie was made in the 1970s as a spin off from a TV comedy series by … Continue reading

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George Harrison’s memorial tree killed by beetles

A tree planted in 2004 in memory of former Beatle George Harrison in a Los Angeles park has died after being infested by beetles. It an ironic and curious twist, especially as George was a keen gardener. A plaque at … Continue reading

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Paul McCartney’s Squirrel

Sir Paul McCartney’s children’s book ‘High in the Clouds’ about the adventures of Wirral the squirrel and his search for a secret animal sanctuary is to be made into a movie. It will be the former Beatles’ biggest involvement in a major animation since Yellow Submarine … Continue reading

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Paul McCartney and the Grasshoppers

Performing in his ‘Out There’ tour, Sir Paul McCartney was joined on stage in Brazil by a swarm of grasshoppers.  The former Beatle played on stoically and even introduced one settled upon his hand as Harold. The Beatles are Ben’s … Continue reading

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Sgt Pepper returns

In celebration of his 80th birthday the British pop art icon Sir Peter Blake has recreated the world famous cover to the 1967 Beatles Sgt Pepper Lonely Hearts’ Club album. For the  2012 version Sir Peter has chosen famous and … Continue reading

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Paul McCartney’s Star

Sir Paul McCartney has finally been honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Sir Paul was delighted with his star, nostalgically looking back to a time before the band’s success saying, “That was an impossible thing to happen.” … Continue reading

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Please, Please Me

Given events of last August reported here, it’s curious that a signed ‘Please, Please Me’ single by The Beatles has sold for £9k at auction. Perhaps it’s the Earth Emperor’s way of dropping a hint, “Please, Please Me”.

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Strawberry Frogs Forever

In Sandhurst, Gloucestershire there’s an award winning museum and art gallery. It is the world’s first dedicated to art inspired by Nature.  Aside from the aesthetic and cultural appeal, we’re drawn to it because of magical events in nearby Quedgeley. The … Continue reading

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Little Rock’s blackbirds

On New Year’s Eve around 2,000 red-winged blackbirds mysteriously plunged to their death covering a one mile area of Beebe Arkansas in America. Local residents describe the event as like a scene from a horror movie. The birds showed signs of physical … Continue reading

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