In 1967, the BBC commissioned The Beatles to come up with a song with a message understood by everyone for the Our World Broadcast. The band hit the studio on June 14, 1967 a mere 11 days before the live broadcast and wrote and recorded the anthem “All You Need Is Love”.
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This is the most famous photo of Marc Bolan from T. Rex. Crazy enough, the front and back cover of the album have a double tie-in to The Beatles.
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.
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.
“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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney to the dismay of Beatles fans all over the world decided to include their wives Yoko Ono and Linda Eastman into their post Beatle bands, music, album covers, etc. Prompting the notion that both these men were whipped or better yet “P@$$Y-Whipped”.