Brit Flashback 2: The Beatles Secretary, “Good Ol’ Freda”

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Good Ol' Freda is probably the best film there is about The Beatles' early days before during and after international fame. They were together for 10 years, but Freda worked for them for 11. Freda Kelly was thought of as a little sister by The Beatles and their parents, whom she knew quite well later on, thought of her as a daughter too. Many ... See the Rest

John Lennon’s Rotten Tooth: No Good Can Gum of This

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Just imagine! A Canadian Beatles fan – especially of John – would like to clone the dead Beatle using DNA from one of Lennon's decayed molars. Seeing as how Michael Zuk is also a dentist, it's not totally weird, just sorta. Zuk bought the tooth for more than $30,000, when the son of Lennon's former housekeeper, Dot Jarlett, who'd acquired the tooth ... See the Rest

Ed Magaña’s Friday Vid Bits

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Yoko Ono Tweets John Lennon’s Blood-Stained Glasses

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“Genius Is Pain”: The John Lennon Satire from the Nat’l Lampoon

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National Lampoon editor Tony Hendra (better known for playing Spinal Tap's manager) used actual quotes from John Lennon’s infamous 1970 Rolling Stone interview with Jann Wenner for this satirical number, "Genius Is Pain." At the time of the interview, Dangerous Minds reminds us, Lennon was undergoing Primal Scream therapy and he seriously let go of ... See the Rest

Happy Christmas Times

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Celebrities on Bicycles

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From top left: Morgan Freeman, 1989; Bridget Bardot, 1956; John Lennon, 1967; Joan Crawford with Clark Gable, 1941;  Annette Funicello, 1958; Gary Cooper and Babe Ruth, 1942; Macaulay Culkin, 1991; and Paul Ruebens, 1985. (via Rides a Bike) ... See the Rest

Happy Times: John Lennon Stumps for Tower Records

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In 1973, Lennon had post-Beatles product to sell, and everyone in LA bought their vinyl and tapes at the big red-and-yellow Tower Records store on Sunset Boulevard, the LA landmark that stayed open until midnight and closed forever in 2006. Here are two versions of the commercial. (via Dangerous Minds) ... See the Rest