Latest Beatles News as of Monday, September 18, 2017
Video: Bruce Springsteen joins Paul McCartney on stage in New York City
Paul McCartney got a little help from his friend to close out his first full concert at Madison Square Garden in a dozen years. The legendary musician brought his pal Bruce Springsteen onstage Friday to perform the early Beatles hit “I Saw Her Standing There,” not once, but twice, during his encore. Steven Van Zandt also joined in.
Source: NY Daily News
Special Beatles tribute to open year of Liverpool culture celebrations
The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and The Bootleg Beatles have teamed up to bring back their production of “It Was 10 Years Ago Today” for the 10th anniversary of when Liverpool became the European Capital of Culture, and the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper. The show is accompanied by never-seen-before visuals.
Source: Wirral Globe, UK
Mystery of why Eleanor Rigby score was pulled from Beatles auction
An original Eleanor Rigby score penned by Sir George has become the subject of an extraordinary family dispute. Musical entrepreneur Colin Sanders is understood to have won the score from the band several years after the song’s release, but it has become center of a bizarre whodunit involving his widow and their adopted daughter.
Source: The Telegraph, UK
Liam Gallagher’s son Lennon looks the spitting image of his dad
Lennon Gallagher, Liam Gallagher’s oldest son, is the spitting image of his dad. And it’s not just like he has a few similar features, he could play his dad in a film about Oasis in 90s and people would question if a time machine has been used to film it. Lennon was born in 1999, and was named after John Lennon, a tribute to Liam’s favorite musician.
Source: LAD Bible
When The Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour came to Plymouth
In 1967, the brightly painted coach with the Beatles on board which was making its way across the West Country, became wedged on Newbridge, near Poundsgate, on Dartmoor. Tempers frayed, and the band made an unscheduled escape to Plymouth, lunching at the Grand Hotel and enjoying the sea views.