Posts in category "Beatles"

Rock Concerts: Then & Now

Then- Pretty much a regular thing. Can't remember too many old shows without this.
I first became aware of Paul McCartney at age 12. I saw my first Paul McCartney concert at age 22. I saw my fifth Paul McCartney concert last night at age 62. I was thinking how much my concert going experience has changed in those 40 years. Here’s a gallery to give you some visuals... Read more »

John Lennon in Concert 2014-Part 2

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Whatever Gets You Through The Night...a lively show opening song
What would a John Lennon concert sound like in 2014? I’d like to think it would be somewhat like this. The venue is definitely at Madison Square Garden in New York City. His band includes Peter Frampton, Chris Stainton, Klaus Voormann and Jim Keltner. They do three sets of eight songs each. First is Lennon... Read more »

John Lennon in Concert 2014- Part 1

  I noticed that Ringo Starr and his All-Starr band is touring again. He’s on the road regularly and it’s a pretty entertaining show. Past members of his band have included Joe Walsh, Levon Helm and Clarence Clemons. Another former Beatle tours regularly. You may have heard of Paul McCartney. He puts on a terrific show.... Read more »

The Beatles: Our Lives Were Never the Same

Close your eyes and I’ll kiss you. Tomorrow I’ll miss you. Remember I’ll always be true. Those were the first words America heard the Beatles sing live. 50 years ago, right now. (notice how I waited til the exact time of the show to publish!!) We saw The Beatles and our lives were never the... Read more »

The List: The 10 Greatest Beatles Songs

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> 10. Here Comes The Sun
The 50th anniversary of The Beatles first appearance on the Ed Sullivan show is tomorrow night. Today let’s look at what I consider the best of The Beatles. Obviously this list is subjective. If you have a different opinion, I welcome your comments.

Beatles Trivia

 With this Sunday finally being the date of the 50th anniversary of The Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show, I thought I’d start the weekend a little early and warm things up with some Beatles trivia. Most are easy questions…at least for me….and the answers will be at the bottom. NO CHEATING!! Let’s roll… 1.... Read more »

A Day In The Life- John Lennon

The date was November 28, 1974. The place is Madison Square Garden, in New York City. On stage is Elton John.   His career is at its peak. Numerous hit singles and best selling albums. Spectacular stage show. Fantastic band. Elton, at this time is the biggest star in the popular music world. It can’t get... Read more »

A Day In The Life- George Harrison

The 50th anniversary of the Beatles appearing on the Ed Sullivan is just a week away. This weekend I’m going to focus on the two Beatles who have died, George Harrison and John Lennon. In their post Beatles careers, each had a day that stands out. Let’s take a look at those days, starting with... Read more »

The Beatles Across America

 The Beatles 50 anniversary of coming to the U.S. celebration gets started tonight. Last week we looked at some Chicago events. Today features what’s taking place in other locations. Tonight is the 56th annual Grammy awards from the Staples Center, in Los Angeles. Among the performers will be Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr. Whether they... Read more »

The Beatles 1964 to 2014

We’re three weeks away from the 50th anniversary of The Beatles coming to the United States. Their first tv appearance was February 9, 1964, on the Ed Sullivan Show. Their first U.S. concert was two days later in Washington D.C. For my generation, our lives were never the same. The above Sun-Times photo is of... Read more »
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