At the height of Beatlemania, The Beatles song “She Loves You” was parodied in an episode of The Flinstones. In episode “The Hatrocks and The Gruesomes” that first aired on January 22, 1965,
It’s not very uncommon to see a person wearing a Rolling Stones tongue logo shirt until I came across this cool photo of John Lennon wearing his very own Rolling Stones shirt.
From May 20 to May 28, 1960, The Silver Beetles (as they were called at the time) toured Scotland, backing a young musician named Johnny Gentle. As part of this tour, the whole band decided to give themselves pseudonyms. Dee Dee then came up with the idea of naming the new band the Ramones and convinced the other members of the band to start using Ramone as their last name.
Pete Best, The Beatles original drummer was replaced by Ringo Starr on August 16, 1962. To commemorate his sacking, 20 years later on April 6, 1982, Best sported this “I’m Not Ringo” shirt for a photo shoot.
Today The Beatles celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the release of their first single “Love Me Do/P.S. I Love You” on EMI’s Parlophone label. The serial number for the release was 45-R 4949.
Elvis Presley ”The King of Rock N’ Roll” was and continues to be a major influence on musicians past and present. Some artists have even gone so far as to wear an Elvis related item for photo shoots and album covers.
Acoustic is a compilation album released in 2004 of John Lennon demos, studio and live performances that feature his acoustic guitar work. The album cover is a photo of Lennon in the recording studio playing an acoustic guitar with headphones dangling around his neck.
The photograph for the album cover of the posthumous John Lennon single “Watching The Wheels” was taken on August 7, 1980 by Paul Goresh.
The album cover of The Beatles “Let It Be” features four individual square photos of each member of the band taken from the “Get Back” sessions. No instruments are featured on the cover but both the John Lennon and Paul McCartney photos have microphones in the frame.
Andy Warhol took random Polaroid photos of Actors, Athletes, Celebrities and Musicians from 1970 to 1987. We did this story about John Lennon, Yoko Ono & Andy Warhol touching each other inappropriately but check out the cool polaroids featuring John Lennon and Yoko Ono taken in 1971.