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Unfortunately for expats, you can’t very easily get your hands on a packet of pickled onion flavor Monster Munch in […]Read Now
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The Beatles album ‘Live At The BBC’ was a revelation. A compilation of ‘lost’ radio sessions from the early ’60s that was released in 1994, it showed off the side of the band that their recorded career took ...
There are few things less attractive than whining, especially from people who are doing pretty well for themselves. It’s ungrateful, it’s bratty and it never, ever arrives with the same righteous fury that it had when ...
Ringo Starr can sing a verse or two of “When I’m 64” to celebrate his birthday next Sunday, but only if he changes the number in the lyric to 73. Yes, Beatles fans, the Fab Four’s drummer turns 73 on July 7, one of several ...
Today, 50 years ago, the Beatles released “Please Please Me” as a single. It did very well for them in the UK, rocketing to the very top of the charts, or the very next spot down, depending on which magazine’s chart ...
Clearly there was something in the water on the 5th of October 1962, not one but two globeshaking British cultural institutions, the kind of worldwide brands that came to define how the nation was perceived from the outside and the ...
It seems British celebrities are not quite as reserved as they may have you believe, especially when faced with a massive wad of notes.
It is all go in Beatleworld at the moment, with Sir Paul McCartney’s new album out next week and Ringo Starr’s latest, the imaginatively-titled “Ringo 2012″ out today. But while we’re all sure what Sir ...
It seems a little churlish, when you have a roomful of the great and good from the history of rock music, to point out that the reason they have all assembled is to receive a form of tribute which has transparently been created just in ...
“The Beatles were so high, they let Ringo sing on a couple of tunes” – Bill Hicks
Some news stories contain such a heady mix of excitement, horror and wishful thinking, no one is entirely sure how best to react: this next item is a perfect example.