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Goodbye Hello: Unseen Beatles footage becomes movie project for Peter Jackson

LONDON — Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson is making a movie about The Beatles with previously unseen studio footage, the band’s website said on Wednesday — 50 years to the day after the Fab Four performed live together for the final time......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsJan 31st, 2019Related News

From Rings to Ringo: Peter Jackson helms Beatles documentary

WELLINGTON: Acclaimed “Lord of the Rings” director Peter Jackson announced on Thursday he is working on a documentary detailing the making of The Beatles’ classic album “Let It Be” 50…READ The post From Rings to Ringo: Peter Jackson helms Beatles documentary appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes ManilatimesCategory: Jan 31st, 2019Related News

From Rings to Ringo: LOTR director Peter Jackson helms Beatles documentary

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – Acclaimed Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson announced Thursday, January 31 he is working on a documentary detailing the making of The Beatles' classic album Let It Be 50 years ago. The New Zealander said the film was based on 55 hours of ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 31st, 2019Related News

Mainstreaming the creative economy

A study for the British Council reveals that the creative industries, including commercial and not-for-profit (i.e. culture and art for art’s sake) activities are one of the global economic success stories of the last 20 years. Great Britain has benefited from its creative industries, such as film and the phenomenal Beatles. From 2000 to 2010, according to an UNCTAD study, the creative industries grew annually more than twice that of the service industries overall, and more than quadruple that of manufacturing in many OECD and developing countries. The UNCTAD report cited reveals exports were recorded at $171 billion in 2001. Creative industries are estimated to contribute from 3% to 12% of global GDP, depending on how creative industries are defined......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsJan 8th, 2019Related News

Historic music retailer HMV collapses due to digital surge

LONDON, United Kingdom – British music retailer HMV, which was launched by English composer Edward Elgar in 1921 and helped propel the Beatles to fame, collapsed into administration on Friday, December 28, as consumers switch to digital streaming in droves. His Master's Voice (HMV), which is known worldwide for its iconic ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 28th, 2018Related News

Fans lose fight for Beatles footage

Fans lose fight for Beatles footage.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsOct 30th, 2018Related News

The day John Lennon quit The Beatles

The day John Lennon quit The Beatles.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: MoviesSep 19th, 2018Related News

Here’s how you can watch Paul McCartney ‘live’

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino fans may never get to see Paul McCartney play live in Philippines (the former Beatles bassist once said he’d never return following their chaotic Manila visit in the 60s), but they can at least catch him in a live concert on YouTube. The music icon is celebrating ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 7th, 2018Related News

Confident and content, Paul McCartney rejuvenates sound

As perhaps the biggest living legend of rock, Paul McCartney would raise few eyebrows if he stayed in a comfort zone of rehashing Beatles tunes to adoring nostalgists. Instead, the 76-year-old has recorded one of his most ambitious albums in years, "Egypt Station," displaying not only a predictable confidence in his classic sound but an eagerness to freshen it for a new era. "Egypt Station," which comes out on Friday, reveals an artist who feels on top of his game and has rooted out whatever negativity has built up over the decades. "I used to drink so much / Forgot to come home / I lied to my doctor / But these days I don't / 'Cause I'm happy with you / I got lots of good t...Keep on reading: Confident and content, Paul McCartney rejuvenates sound.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 6th, 2018Related News

John Lennon’s, Paul McCartney’s sons take Beatles fans down memory lane

John Lennon’s, Paul McCartney’s sons take Beatles fans down memory lane.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 15th, 2018Related News

Paul McCartney’s fave artists

In a recent interview he gave at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts in the United Kingdom, the music icon talked about some of the musicians he looks up to. It didn't come as a surprise that his list included fellow Beatles John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison. "John who was pretty cool, as well as George and Ringo," said Paul, who's set to release his 17th solo studio album, "Egypt Station," soon. "When we worked together on something, what would often happen is that whoever would be the creator of a song, would bring in the first verse. Then, we would sit down and take it from there," he expounded on his songwriting process with John. "The little t...Keep on reading: Paul McCartney’s fave artists.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jul 29th, 2018Related News

Drake breaks Beatles historic record

Drake breaks Beatles historic record.....»»

Source: Cnnphilippines CnnphilippinesCategory: EntertainmentJul 27th, 2018Related News

EU Parliament rejects copyright law in win for US tech giants

BRUSSELS, Belgium – The European Parliament rejected Thursday a highly controversial EU copyright law proposal that has pitted Beatles legend Paul McCartney against internet giants and the creators of Wikipedia. Lawmakers are now expected to return in September to the plans, which are aimed at ensuring creators of creative content – ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJul 5th, 2018Related News

The Beatles live at Rizal Memorial Football Stadium, Manila, Philippines, 1966 /photos – Manila Video

The Beatles live at Rizal Memorial Football Stadium, Manila, Philippines, 1966 /photos – Manila Video.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Jun 27th, 2018Related News

The world yoga capital, with a little help from its friends

RISHIKESH, India – Sitting humbly on the floor in his orange robes, the spiritual head of the biggest ashram in Rishikesh rejoices at how yoga has spread across the globe in the 50 years since The Beatles first visited the holy city. "Yoga is amazing!" enthused the long-haired, bushy-bearded Swami Chidanand ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJun 21st, 2018Related News

Paul McCartney sees music as travelogue on new album

NEW YORK, USA – Paul McCartney on Wednesday, June 20 announced his first album in 5 years, Egypt Station, which he described as a kind of musical travelogue with each song exploring a new area. The Beatles legend said that Egypt Station would come out on September 7 and released two ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJun 21st, 2018Related News

Bongbong cites Lennon but Beatles vowed never again after 1966 snub

In 1966, the legendary rock band The Beatles visited the Philippines for a two-day stay during the Marcos regime. When they left, they vowed never to return again. At the height of their career, the renowned Fab Four comprising John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr were in their 1964 world tour and […].....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopJun 4th, 2018Related News

WATCH: Yellow Submarine graphic novel in new trailer

The Beatles' 'Yellow Submarine' is to be the subject of a graphic novel that is previewed in a new trailer before its release in August. Titan Comics is behind the authorized graphic.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsMay 24th, 2018Related News

Rare bottles of whiskey fetch record $1M each at Hong Kong auction

Two bottles of rare 60-year-old Macallan whiskey fetched a total of more than $2 million under the hammer on Friday in Hong Kong, Bonhams said, with both sales shattering the previous world auction record for the spirit. One bottle, bearing a label designed by British pop artist Peter Blake --- who helped create the sleeve of The Beatles' album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" --- was sold for HK$7.96 million (US$1.01 million). The other bottle, whose label was designed by Italian artist Valerio Adami, went for HK$8.63 million, a new world record for whiskey sold at auction. Both 750-milliliter vintage bottles were distilled in 1926 and matured in a sherry h...Keep on reading: Rare bottles of whiskey fetch record $1M each at Hong Kong auction.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: May 19th, 2018Related News

Comic Ken Dodd, whose fame rivaled The Beatles, dies at 90

Ken Dodd, a titan of a vanishing age of British comedy whose U.K. fame at its peak rivaled that of The Beatles, has died, his publicist said Monday. He was 90. #BeFullyInformed Comic Ken Dodd, whose fame rivaled The Beatles, dies at 90 LONDON (AP) — Ken Dodd, a titan of a vanishing age of… link: Comic Ken Dodd, whose fame rivaled The Beatles, dies at 90.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Mar 13th, 2018Related News