On December 3, 2015 I attended a portion of the once-in-a-lifetime Julien’s Auctions curated by Ringo Starr and wife Barbara Bach, featuring items from their London estate, and Beverly Hills and Monaco residences.
Archive | The Beatles
August 31, 1971: John Lennon’s Last Day In His Native England
In 1971, in order to escape the acrimony of The Beatles breakup and the hostility of the London press Yoko Ono suggested to John Lennon that they permanently move to New York. Lennon and Ono did just that and left England for New York on August 31, 1971. Little did Lennon know that he would never return to his homeland.
Paul McCartney: Smoking Weed, Shooting Guns, Getting Drunk & Getting Arrested
Paul McCartney has always been labeled the innocent, most lovable and caring member of The Beatles. Although Macca has always loved to sing a good love song the dude is actually the most gangsta as fuck member of the fab four.
Dave Grohl On The Influence Of The Beatles & Ringo Starr
Check out this iPhone video I recorded of Grohl speaking about the influence of The Beatles as a band and of Ringo Starr’s influence on his own drumming. It’s a great straight from the heart unscripted question and answer about Ringo…
“Ringo” The 1973 Ringo Starr Album That All The Beatles Played On
“Ringo” is the third studio album by Ringo Starr, released in 1973 on Apple Records and is noted for being the only solo album by an ex-Beatle that has all members of The Beatles appear on it.
A Digital Era Casualty: Iconic Rock N’ Roll Photography Contact Sheets
Contact prints were used to produce proof sheets from entire rolls of 35 mm negative in order to aid in the selection of images for further enlargement, and for cataloging and identification purposes. Finding the contact sheets from legendary Rock N’ Roll photo shoots has now become my newest obsession.
Rare Photo of John Lennon Out With His “Main” Yoko Ono & His “Side” May Pang
Check out this rare photo of John Lennon hitting the streets with his main  Yoko Ono and his side May Pang . The rare photo of the three together was taken in 1973 when May Pang was working as John & Yoko’s assistant and right before Lennon took of to Los Angeles with Pang for his infamous “lost weekend”.
Amazing Photos From The Beatles Last Recording Sessions
John Lennon never intended to attend the start of The Beatles “Abbey Road” recording sessions on July 1 but the crash further delayed his return to London. After being discharged from the hospital he spent three days at home before finally rejoining The Beatles at Abbey Road Studios on July 9.
The List of “Roadie” Mal Evans’ Film & Musical Contributions To The Beatles
Malcolm “Mal” Evans is best known as the road manager, assistant, bodyguard and friend of The Beatles. As The Beatles gained popularity their manager Brian Epstein hired Evans to serve as their assistant road manager.
The Day The Beatles Met Elvis Presley
Just before 10 p.m. on August 27th, 1965, Elvis’ manager Colonel Tom Parker and Memphis Mafia foreman Joe Esposito rode in limos over to The Beatles rented Benedict Canyon house to pick up John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, The Beatles manager Brian Epstein and road manager, Mal Evans for what would be a historical meeting.