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Not much can top hearing ‘Mr. Blue Sky’ in concert

There might not have been a Beatle onstage at State Farm Arena, but Bill King reports there was a definite Fab aura surrounding the Atlanta performance by Jeff Lynne’s ELO. … When it comes to fellow travelers of The Beatles, … Continue reading

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Macca’s Never-Ending Tour Continues to Please

Beatlefan Publisher Bill King and his family saw the Memorial Day stop of Paul McCartney’s Freshen Up tour at PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC. His thoughts on the evening … Ever since Paul McCartney resumed touring in 1989, I’ve been … Continue reading

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Apple to the Core: A Fan’s Notes

Fifty years ago, Apple Records released “Our First Four,” led by The Beatles’ “Hey Jude”/“Revolution” single. Bill King recounts how he’s followed the Fabs’ record label ever since. … My fascination with Apple Records began in the summer of 1968, when I … Continue reading

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Macca’s 25 Best of the Past 25 Years

Bill King recently gave a fresh listen to all of Paul McCartney’s mainstream albums released since 1993, in order to compile a list of the 25 best of Macca’s latterday tracks. He had an assist in this project from some … Continue reading

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Reassessing Paul McCartney’s ‘Off the Ground’ 25 Years Later

Bill King takes a fresh look at a 1993 album that once was a mainstay on his stereo, but which he hadn’t listened to in years until recently. Twenty-five years ago, in the spring of 1993, Paul McCartney’s “Off the … Continue reading

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That Was the Year That Was: Lots of High Points for Beatles Fans in 2017

Beatlefan Publisher Bill King looks back on the past 12 months in the Beatles world. … Any year where you get to see two of The Beatles live in concert in your city has to be considered an above average … Continue reading

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‘Give More Love’: A Track-by-Track Preview of Ringo’s New Album

Beatlefan Publisher Bill King previews Ringo Starr’s “Give More Love” album, set for Sept. 15 release on CD and download and Sept. 22 on vinyl. …   If you’ve listened to Ringo’s three most recent albums that he’s self-produced with … Continue reading

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