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August 5, 2014
by Egil

August 5: The Beatles released “Revolver” in 1966

  “twice as good and four times as startling as Rubber Soul, with sound effects, Oriental drones, jazz bands, transcendentalist lyrics, all kinds of rhythmic and harmonic surprises, and a filter that made John Lennon sound like God singing through … Continue reading

July 31, 2014
by Egil

August 1: Bob Dylan & George Harrison: New York City, New York, 1971 (Videos) – post update

  The Concert for Bangladesh (or Bangla Desh, as the country name was spelt originally) was the name for two benefit concertsorganised by George Harrison and Ravi Shankar, held at 2.30 and 8 pm on Sunday, 1 August 1971, playing to a total of 40,000 people … Continue reading

June 14, 2014
by Hallgeir Olsen

The Beatles 40 best songs: at 23 “Love Me Do”

“Love Me Do” is the Beatles‘ first single, backed by “P.S. I Love You“. When the single was originally released in the United Kingdom on 5 October 1962, it peaked at No. 17; in 1982 it was re-promoted (not re-issued, retaining the same … Continue reading

June 1, 2014
by Hallgeir Olsen
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Today: The Beatles released Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band 47 years ago – 1967

“A decisive moment in the history of Western civilisation” – Kenneth Tynan, The Times “Sgt Pepper is one of the most important steps in our career. It had to be just right. We tried, and I think succeeded in achieving … Continue reading

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