#BornThisDay: Paul McCartney

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June 18, 1942- My first album, not from my parental unit's collection of Broadway Original Cast LPs, but purchased for myself with money I had earned from mowing lawns, was Meet The Beatles (1964). My first live concert was The Beatles, in Seattle, summer 1966, making my parents ... See the Rest

#PussyGalore: Classic Album Covers Recreated With Kittens


The internet is kitty cat crazy, no denying. And if it had it's way, everything would be cat-tastic, 24/7. Alfra Martini imagined that and this is what some legendary album art from a world dominated by kittens would look like. From The Village Kitten's Macho Cat to Purr ... See the Rest

#PictureThis: Rare Early Pics of The Beatles & Rolling Stones On eBay


Bob Bonis managed tours of the Rolling Stones and The Beatles and he shot photos along the way. His collection of 2,700 Stones and 750 Beatles snapshots are now being sold on eBay. The young Brit musicians wanted an experienced American manager to organize their travels in the ... See the Rest

“The Bigger Picture”: Famous Album Covers, Uncropped


The idea behind “The Bigger Picture,” a funny set of digitally manipulated images that reimagines the original context of some famous album covers. What if these covers were actually cropped? The digital agency, Aptitude that created these says; "We all have a favourite album. ... See the Rest

WorldTube: British Pathé Posts 85,000 Films

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One of the world's best news and entertainment video film archives, British Pathé began recording every aspect of global culture and news, for the cinema in the 19th century. With their unique combination of information and entertainment, British Pathé's documentaries, newsreels, ... See the Rest

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


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 ... See the Rest

Music Flashback 1969: The Beatles

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Yesterday was the 45th anniversary of The Beatles rooftop concert at 3 Savile Row in London, January 30th, 1969. Just five years before they played The Ed Sullivan Show in the States for the first time and this outdoor concert, which was shut down by the police, was the last ... See the Rest

A Pre-Historic Moment


this is great- the moment before the most famous album cover ever was photographed. 1969. pic.twitter.com/lfvubQJGVc via @HistoryInPics — mia farrow (@MiaFarrow) October 27, 2013   ... See the Rest