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'British Invasion' At The Museum Of Art And History, Lancaster
Professor of Art History
Getting back to the MOAH’s exhibition and taking it in, It can be challenging to decide precisely what remains “British” in
50 Years Of Beatles: 'The Bigger They Are, The Harder They Fall'
Everything Fab Four
On September 11, 1967, the Beatles undertook a fateful course—one that would humble them profoundly in the coming months
Imagine: 12 Great Books About John Lennon
Dennis R. Miller
Writer & author
Because his early life and half of his artistic career was so interwoven with the Beatles, I've included several biographies of the Beatles as well, which show the evolution of the group and the interactions of the members, especially the genius writing team of Lennon and Paul McCartney.
The Zombies Still Got That Hunger for New York City
Tom Semioli is a writer, journalist, and bassist - but not nec...
Unlike the baroque trappings of their 1968
Odessey & Oracle
Still Got That Hunger
harkens back to the early days of a young, hungry St. Albans, Hertfordshire ensemble who submerged themselves in American music.
Ringo Starr Remembers First Time Coming to U.S. With the Beatles
PBS talk show host, PRI radio host, NYT bestselling author
The world's most famous drummer, the man who gave The Beatles its "heartbeat," has also enjoyed an immensely successful career as a solo artist and band leader, releasing over two dozen original and live albums since 1970, the year the fab four officially called it quits.
Ronnie Spector's Voice Can Still Change the World
Loyal disciple of The Boss, Hank Moody and Larry David
A day after her 72nd birthday, Ronnie Spector celebrated in the only way she knows how- serenading a sold out crowd with her golden voice. Before an enthusiastic audience, Spector exceptionally performed all
hits from "Be My Baby" to "Walking in the Rain."
(Ain't That) Good News: The Supremes Remastered
Author, librarian, archivist, teacher, dancer, husband, pop cu...
When I was growing up, my three best girlfriends were Diana, Mary, and Flo--and if you don't know whom I'm talking about, please stop reading now. Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, and Florence Ballard were the original Supremes, the dream girls of Motown.
Beware Paddington Bear
Kristen Hansen Brakeman
, the movie about the beloved English bear, arrives in theaters this weekend we Americans should be afraid . . . very afraid.
CULTURE & ARTS
From Steve McQueen and David Beckham to the Streets of Los Angeles, British Iron Endures
Ashley Jude Collie
Steve McQueen's "King of Cool" reputation was fascinatingly explored in the 2014 documentary,
I Am Steve McQueen
, executive produced by the actor's son, Chad McQueen.
The Music on My Boomer Mix Tape
Helene Cohen Bludman
So these aging rockers didn't have the voices they had 50 years ago. So what? It didn't matter. Hearing them sing these familiar tunes was enough to put us in a nostalgic reverie.
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Don't You Forget About These: New Compilation Salutes the 'Second British Invasion'
Screenwriter; director, "Unforgettable"
The track list of "Reign" skews toward, if not technically one-hit wonders, artists whose greatest popularity was concentrated in a brief timespan, and the song selections tend toward those which will likely get first mention in their originators' obituaries
Liverpool, Beatles and the Beauty of the Back Story
Ambassador of Happiness(R)
Do you yearn for back stories that offer valuable guidance and inspiring insights? The music group that brought us
and taught America how to
Twist and Shout
recently gave me a beautiful one to contemplate.
Dammit, Jimi Hendrix, That Was Supposed to Be MY Les Paul!
There had been other 'fad' guitars during rock 'n' roll's earlier years.
Glad All Over: Conversations with Dave Clark, Jen Chapin and Augustana's Dan Layus
Trafficbeat Entertainment, Music Biz Vet
DC: "Well, we were the first group to tour America. The power of Sullivan... we did it two weeks running and then went back and did our first English tour. In fact, the Kinks were the opening act."
The Dave Clark Five: Dave Clark's Miscalculation
Co-founder, Rhino Records label
With a new documentary airing this month on PBS,
The Dave Clark Five and Beyond -- Glad All Over
, it's clear we're not done revisiting this rich musical period.
A Hard Day's Night in a Hospital Bed
Author, 'Fortunate Son: A Dying Father, An Angry Son and the W...
Alone in my bed, I was being nourished as I had been so many years before. That opening chord cracked the shell of my despondency, as surely as it had done in 1964.
The Beatles on
: You Say You Want a Revolution?
Former senior writer, BillMoyers.com. President, Writers Guild...
The Beatles' first appearance on
The Ed Sullivan Show
was less than three months after the Kennedy assassination, bringing across the Atlantic a whiff of much needed fresh air, a reacquaintance with joy we all had been craving since November 22, 1963.
Beatlemania Turns 50: How Beatles Fangirl Irene Katz's Iconic Image Ended Up Touring With Paul McCartney (VIDEO)
Watch the full conversation on HuffPost Live. Katz was taken aback by the size of the eventual crowd. but she said the throng
How This Beatles Fangirl Ended Up On The Jumbotron At A Concert
Ricky is joined by Beatlemaniacs who recall their stories with the band.
Springsteen & Us
John Garrett Andrews
Executive Producer , 6 Point Media
But then for many of us, something changed. "By the end of 1974 it had already gotten so big, I was jumping ship," said Richard
Who's the British Group with the 'Most' 1960s Hits?
Former director of communications for the University of Wiscon...
Trick question, kinda. It's The Animals, because their record producer was named Mickie Most! He was responsible for the band's 11 American hits in their first two years of existence
Downton Abbey Is In My Blood
By Next Avenue, Next Avenue
I didn’t admit it back then, but I was fighting an uphill blood battle. My father was a Shakespeare professor. My mother
Not Fade Away
Author, film critic, filmmaker
Not Fade Away
is one of my favorite films of 2012, a heartfelt but clear-eyed look at what it's like to be a teen-ager who falls in love with rock'n'roll.
5 Reasons I Love the British Invasion
Freshman in high school
It seems to me that we have a lot of new stars coming from across the pond: One Direction, Cher Lloyd, Little Mix, Ed Sheeran, The Wanted, Olly Murs and plenty more!
STYLE & BEAUTY
Writer - Wordsmith - Creator
Whatever your plans are for watching the Summer Olympics, make sure to do it in style. And if nothing else, I recommend checking out these fabulous British brands and products.
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