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When did The Beatles break up?

This is the complete, unedited version of Duncan Driver’s article excerpted in Beatlefan #243. ‘… don’t you know that you can count me out, in.’ — Sung by John Lennon on the song ‘Revolution I’ (1968). One of the most … Continue reading

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GETTING NASTY: A Rutle Remembers

Al Sussman pays tribute in Beatlefan #242 to Neil Innes, creator of the brilliant Beatles musical parodies used by The Rutles in addition to playing the band’s Lennon figure, Ron Nasty. Innes was a member of the legendary Bonzo Dog … Continue reading

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Why the skimpy bonus material on the ‘Abbey Road’ deluxe box?

Beatlefan reader Mike Edsall discusses his mixed feelings about the “Abbey Road” 50th anniversary deluxe edition. First, let me state where I’m coming from. I am a first-generation Beatles fan who owns close everything they’ve ever released, both group and … Continue reading

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‘What’s My Name’: Previewing Ringo’s Latest Homespun Album

Bill King takes an advance look at Ringo Starr’s new album release … Ringo’s “What’s My Name,” due out Oct. 25 (but made available digitally in advance for review), is aptly described in the liner notes provided by the record … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Track Listing and Credits for Ringo’s Upcoming ‘What’s My Name’ Album

Beatlefan has learned advance details on Ringo Starr’s forthcoming album. Ringo Starr’s new album will be released Oct. 25, as Beatlefan previously reported, and is titled “What’s My Name,” according to two informed sources. The sources also confirmed that the … Continue reading

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Ringo Rumor: New Album features Macca, Walsh, More

Unconfirmed reports indicate that a new Ringo Starr studio album, possibly titled “What’s My Name,” is due for release Oct. 25.  Guest performers on the new album are said to include Paul McCartney, current All Starr Band members Steve Lukather … Continue reading

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What we’re hearing about ‘Abbey Road’

Unconfirmed details of the upcoming 50th anniversary “Abbey Road” set are showing up on social media. Here, from a knowledgeable source in direct contact with Apple Corps, is what Beatlefan has heard:  At this time, the “Abbey Road” 50th anniversary … Continue reading

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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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Michael Lindsay-Hogg: From The Rolling Stones’ ‘Circus’ to The Beatles’ ‘Let It Be’

Contributing Editor Ken Sharp talked recently with director Michael Lindsay-Hogg, for an interview published in Beatlefan #237. Here is an expanded version of that conversation. … Some things are worth waiting for. Presumed lost for decades, “The Rolling Stones Rock … Continue reading

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Exclusive Report: White Album 50th Anniversary Reissue Details!

A report on what the upcoming 50th anniversary White Album reissue … Two media listening parties for the 50th anniversary reissue of The Beatles’ White Album are set for Sept. 26 in New York City. And sources tell Beatlefan that … Continue reading

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