Tag Archives: Bill King

Making the Case Why McCartney Should Continue Touring

There’s been an ongoing discussion among Paul McCartney fans in recent months about the wisdom of Macca continuing his “never-ending” tour, and how his voice is holding up. (You can watch a recent show here.) What follows is a reasoned … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: John Lennon

It’s hard to come to grips with the fact that it’s been 35 years since we lost John Lennon. Here’s a piece I wrote that originally was published in Beatlefan #13, December 1980, the special Commemorative Issue published two weeks … Continue reading

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The Day The Beatles Came to Town

What was it like when a town was invaded by Beatlemania? Here’s Bill King’s 1985 look at what happened in Atlanta on Aug. 18, 1965, 20 years earlier, when The Beatles played Atlanta Stadium. This article originally was published in Beatlefan #41, August … Continue reading

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BEATLEFAN LETTERS: Viewpoints and Questions From Our Readers

Below are letters from some readers and the editors’ responses where necessary (in italics). Feel free to add your own comments below. And, if there’s something we’ve published, a topic in the Beatles world you’d like to sound off on, … Continue reading

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Exclusive Preview of Ringo’s ‘Postcards From Paradise’ Album

Here, excerpted from Bill King’s latest Quick Cuts column, is an advance review of Ringo Starr’s “Postcards From Paradise,” which is due for release March 31: This latest collection of 11 songs, on which Ringo also has acted as producer, … Continue reading

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PLAY IT AGAIN: ‘Flowers in the Dirt’

We’re pleased to present the second installment in a new series of articles exclusive to the SOMETHING NEW blog, in which some of our writers re-evaluate solo Beatles albums from the past. This issue, Beatlefan Executive Editor Al Sussman takes … Continue reading

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August 1969: Some Kind of Innocence …

(This memoir by Bill King originally was published in Beatlefan #90, September, 1994, to mark the 25th anniversary of these events. We thought it would be a good way of now noting the 45th anniversary.) It’s a year for anniversaries. … Continue reading

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