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The Beatles Are Very Good for the Liverpool Economy
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — The Beatles were the best thing to happen to Liverpool, even four and a half decades after their breakup. The British newspaper The Telegraph reports a study by the Liverpool City Council has found The Beatles contribute $118 million a year to the local economy and su…
Beatles say ‘Let it be': Fans Can Soon Stream Their Music
NEW YORK (AP) — They love us, yeah! yeah! yeah!
At 12:01 a.m. local time on Dec. 24 around the world, the Beatles' music will be available for streaming from a wide range of outlets, a representative announced Wednesday.
Streaming services that will carry the Fab Four's musical catalog include: Apple …
Ringo Starr Puts Out Book of Lost Photos
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ringo Starr says his heart started to sing when he was going through some old junk and found a box of photos of The Beatles he forgot he had taken. The photos have been compiled into a book called "Photograph By Ringo Starr," out this week...
First Beatles Contact Sold
NEW YORK (AP) — A part of Beatles history has been sold at auction. Heritage Auctions says the first contract ever signed by the group fetched more than $90,000. The deal was for the group to record a rock version of "My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean...
Ringo Starr Auction in December to Feature Over 800 Items
NEW YORK (AP) — Over 800 items owned by Ringo Starr and his wife, Barbara Bach, including a three-piece drum kit he used in over 200 performances and recordings, will be auctioned later this year.
Ringo's first 1963 Ludwig Oyster black pearl that he played between May 1963 and February 196…
First Beatles Recording Contract for Sale
NEW YORK (AP) — The first Beatles recording contract is for sale. Heritage Auctions will sell the six-page contract The Beatles signed that led to them recording "My Bonnie" with Tony Sheridan. The auction house estimates the contract will sell for at least $150,000 when it g…
It Could Have Happened, Ringo Starr Says
I know that every once in a while all of us will have a what-If moment. I remember when the Beatles were offered over $200 million to reunite and that led to the infamous Saturday Night Live gag when George Harrison was a special guest.
Paul Cole Passes at 96. Wait, Who?
I remember when my brother came home one day with the new release from The Beatles. It was called "Abbey Road."
Released Sept. 26, 1969, it was the band's final studio album before the breakup the following year. It contains two masterpieces of George Harrison and more musical …