History of Woodstock: Over 50 Years Ago

HISTORY OF WOODSTOCK August 15 marks the anniversary of the “3 Days of Peace & Music” held in 1969 at Max Yasgur’s 600-acre dairy farm in the rural town of Bethel, New York, southwest of the village of Woodstock. This outdoor music event, in spite of thundershowers, gave voice to the counterculture youth generation of…

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History of The Beatles All You Need Is Love

All You Need Is Love

HISTORY OF ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE On June 25, 1967, The Beatles released the song “All You Need Is Love.” At that time, they participated in the Our World TV show, which used the recently constructed satellite system and broadcast their performance across the globe. Beatles drummer Ringo Starr said later, “It was the…

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History of The Beatles

The Beatles

HISTORY OF THE BEATLES On February 7, 1964, The Beatles landed at JFK Airport in New York. The airport had recently been renamed by a mourning country in honor of President Kennedy, who had been assassinated just 77 days earlier. The airport was now full of 4,000 greeters. Not realizing why there was such a…

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History of 09.09.09

HISTORY OF 09.09.09 What makes this date unique, different from other repeated dates like 08.08.08? Here’s a hint: Number Nine, Number Nine, Number Nine… These are the lyrics to “Revolution 9” from The Beatles’ self-titled “White Album,” which if played backwards might sound like “turn me on dead man.” But there are at least three…

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Concert Review: Paul McCartney at Pepsi Center in Denver

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PAUL MCCARTNEY AT PEPSI CENTER IN DENVER Sir Paul McCartney last visited the Denver Pepsi Center in 2002, where he performed what has now been captured on his album Back in the US. It was the best concert I’ve ever been to, and I’ve been going to major concerts for 35 years. Why was this?…

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