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A Big Day in the Big Apple and the Beatleworld

Beatlefan Executive Editor Al Sussman looks at how John Lennon and Paul McCartney made headlines recently on the same day In New York City … Friday, Sept. 7, was quite a day for Beatles fans, especially in New York, with … 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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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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Ringo’s Back Beat: You Can’t Lose It

Beatlefan contributor Dave Persails offers an appreciation of the world’s greatest drummer. Ringo Starr recently finished a concert tour of the U.S., and he made a stop in greater Houston, in Sugarland, Texas, to be precise. With no real surprises, … Continue reading

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One on One With McCartney: Fan Tour Reports

Here is a selection of reports filed by Beatlefan contributors from the recent U.S. leg of Paul McCartney’s One on One tour. See Beatlefan #228 for more coverage. Tom Frangione reporting on some of the New York area shows … … Continue reading

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Screw It! A Beatles Podcast Without the Pontificating

Beatlefan Executive Editor Al Sussman looks at a refreshingly unassuming Beatles podcast that a group of young fans are doing. If you’re a regular or even occasional listener of the more popular and long-running Beatles podcasts available online, you may … Continue reading

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‘Sgt. Pepper’ Lives … Onstage!

The “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album kicked off The Beatles’ “studio” period, when they made music that they didn’t think adequately could be re-created in concert. That’s no longer the case, however, as Rick Glover details. … It’s … Continue reading

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