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The Beatles, Pete Shotton and Me

Bill King looks back fondly on an evening of Beatles stories and more with the late Pete Shotton. It’s always sad to hear about another of The Beatles’ old Liverpool pals passing on, but I couldn’t help but smile when … Continue reading

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REVIEW: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert

IMAGINE:  JOHN LENNON 75th BIRTHDAY CONCERT,  THE THEATER AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NEW YORK CITY, DECEMBER 5, 2015 As this 75th birthday year had pretty much come and gone without any fanfare from the Lennon camp, it was nice to have a … Continue reading

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The Beatlefan Interview With Cynthia Lennon

Bill King wrote in his Publisher’s Notes for Beatlefan #213 about interviewing and meeting Cynthia Lennon. Here is that interview, originally published in early 1982. … Cynthia Lennon Twist could never escape being known as the first Mrs. John Lennon, … Continue reading

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PLAY IT AGAIN: ‘Some Time in New York City’

Our latest installment in an exclusive series of articles on solo Beatles albums of the past features Wally Podrazik’s  re-evaluation of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s controversial 1972 collection “Some Time in New York City,” an album that still draws … Continue reading

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PLAY IT AGAIN: ‘Walls and Bridges’

In the latest installment in our exclusive series on solo Beatles albums from the past, Robert Rodriguez, author of “Revolver: How The Beatles Reimagined Rock ‘n’ Roll,” takes another look at John Lennon’s “Walls and Bridges,” a work he finds worthy … Continue reading

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Fans Rank Beatles’ Group and Solo Albums

How do fans rank every studio album released by The Beatles as a group or as solo artists in the 50 years from “Please Please Me” to last year’s “New”? In collaboration with Beatlefan and the Steve Hoffman Music Forums, … Continue reading

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