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Beatles Remastered Box Set - the RARE,
collectible MONO edition, strictly limited, from Capitol EMI
The Box of Vision
- to house all of your Beatles CDs including the Remastered
CDs. Comes with exclusive catalography and liner notes on every
The Beatles Remastered
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edition plaque commemorating The Beatles Remastered engraved with
your name by Capitol EMI and sent to you.
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October 9th to win all of the above: The Beatles Remastered MONO
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Marks new CD "The
Artist" is on sale now. Ask Mark about it!
You can go to www.MarkHudsonMusic.com
and order yours. Brunchers will be very happy to hear, So
You Are A Star, featuring Ringo
on drums and stay tuned to Beatle Brunch for a spotlight
of the song. While youre on Mark's website look at some
of the music videos he produced. Theyre hilarious! Check
out some of the amazing guest stars that pop up too.
From "The Artist": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxLOUx-JGwM
the past Summer, Marks worked with a band, The
Gray Lions, a three piece Fillmore East rock band featuring
the distinct guitar playing of Marc
Rubinstein. Hes also been in Boston helping Steven
Tyler with his book, "Does
The Noise In My Head Bother You?" and writing songs,
hopefully for the next album.
They were touring until Tyler fell off the stage
during a gig and dislocated his shoulder. Well, thats one
way to end the tour, even though Mark still says, Sometimes
I feel like I'm becoming Steven Tyler with smaller lips and maybe
a bigger ... never mind.
PAUL McCartney CD/DVD
"GOOD EVENING NEW YORK CITY"
It was three great nights for the band and for me personally
it was very exciting to be back opening a new stadium on the site
of the old Shea Stadium where we had played 44 years previously.
Even more exciting because this time round you could hear us!
Paul McCartney's historic three-night musical christening was
witnessed by 120,000-plus attendees and universally hailed as
a concert experience for the ages, and now you can have Paul in
your living room every night beginning November 17 when Hear Music/Concord
Music Group releases Good Evening New York City. This
momentous musical experience will be available in two formats:
a 3-disc (2 CD + 1 DVD) standard edition and a 4-disc (2 CD +
2 DVD) deluxe version featuring expanded packaging and a bonus
DVD including McCartney's traffic-stopping, headline-making July
15 performance on the Ed Sullivan Theater marquee outside The
Late Show With David Letterman (including bonus numbers not broadcast).
The set will also be made available in high quality vinyl.
Good Evening New York City marks McCartneys
2nd release for Hear Music. The first was 2007s highly acclaimed
Memory Almost Full. The standard version of Good Evening
New York City will be available at participating Starbucks
company-operated locations in the U.S. and Canada and wherever
music is sold.
The shows were performed on the same hallowed ground that The
Beatles, in 1965, played the 34-minute show that would set the
precedent for the modern day stadium rock show--and where in 2008
McCartney joined Billy Joel for the final rock show before the
original stadium's demolition. As documented on Good Evening
New York City, "I'm Down" from the 1965 set list
was revived for the Citifield shows, albeit this time played through
a PA that was not overpowered by screaming fans (though there
were still several thousand who tried). Other highlights include
faithful takes on Beatles classics, some for the first time since
1966, including Day Tripper,
plus "Drive My Car,"
"Got To Get You Into My Life," "The Long And Winding
Road," "Blackbird," "Eleanor Rigby,"
"Back In The USSR," "Paperback Writer," "Let
It Be," "Hey Jude," "Helter Skelter"
and others, including Something"
rendered on a ukulele gifted to Paul by George Harrison, and a
tribute to John "A Day In
The Life" / "Give Peace A Chance."
Wings era nuggets include Band
On The Run," "My Love," "Let Me Roll It"
and the pyrotechnic tour de force of "Live
And Let Die," while timeless McCartney
solo material ranges from "Here
Today" to the upbeat "Flaming
Pie" and "Dance
Tonight" to a pair of numbers from
the 2008 album released under the alias of The Fireman.
The 33-song 2 hour 40 minute performances were shot in High Definition
using 15 cameras and digital footage incorporated from 75 Flipcams
handed out to fans over the course of the three night stand. The
audio mix, in both stereo and 5.1, was handled by longtime McCartney
engineer Paul Hicks,
whose credits include the recent Beatles Remasters, The Beatles
Anthology, Let It Be... Naked, and two Grammy awards for his mixing
work on the Beatles' Love album.
The marquee set, which marked McCartney's return to the site of
The Beatles U.S. television debut, generated front page headlines
and literally stopped traffic as word of mouth helped build a
crowd that packed Broadway from Columbus Circle to Times Square.
Paul McCartney's July 17-21 Citi Field stand has already been
unanimously hailed by critics and audiences alike as the concert
experience of a lifetime. On November 17, Good Evening New
York City will document it for the ages.
Listen to Beatle Brunch to hear selections from the set and to
WIN your copies.
the time, John Lennon was gathering material for his contributions
to "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," a landmark
album released to worldwide acclaim in 1967. The elder Lennon
seized on the image and developed it into what is widely regarded
as a psychedelic masterpiece, replete with haunting images of
"newspaper taxis" and a "girl with kaleidoscope
Rock music critics thought the song's
title was a veiled reference to LSD, because its initials were
the same as the halucinogenic drug, but John Lennon always maintained
the phrase came from his son, not from a desire to spell out the
initials LSD in code. Vodden lost touch with Julian Lennon after
he left the school following his parents' divorce, but they were
reunited in recent years when Julian Lennon, who lives in France,
tried to help her cope with the disease. He sent her flowers and
vouchers for use at a gardening center near her home in Surrey
in southeast England, and frequently sent her text messages in
an effort to buttress her spirits.
"I wasn't sure at first how to
approach her," Julian Lennon told the Associated Press in
June. "I wanted at least to get a note to her. Then I heard
she had a great love of gardening, and I thought I'd help with
something she's passionate about, and I love gardening too. I
wanted to do something to put a smile on her face."
In recent months, Vodden was too ill
to go out most of the time, except for hospital visits. She enjoyed
her link to the Beatles, but was not particularly fond of "Lucy
in the Sky with Diamonds."
"I don't relate to the song, to that type of song,"
she told the Associated Press in June. "As a teenager, I
made the mistake of telling a couple of friends at school that
I was the Lucy in the song and they said, 'No, it's not you, my
parents said it's about drugs.' And I didn't know what LSD was
at the time, so I just kept it quiet, to myself."
Vodden is the latest in a long line
of people connected to the Beatles who died at a relatively young
age. The list includes John Lennon, gunned down at age 40, manager
Brian Epstein, who died of a drug overdose when he was 32, and
original band member Stuart Sutcliffe, who died of a brain hemorrhage
at age 21.
A spokeswoman for Julian Lennon and his mother, Cynthia Lennon,
said they were "shocked and saddened" by Vodden's death.
Lucy's death was announced Monday by St. Thomas' Hospital in London,
where she had been treated for the chronic disease for more than
five years, and by her husband, Ross Vodden. Britain's Press Association
said she died last Tuesday. Hospital officials said they could
not confirm the day of her death.
Angie Davidson, a lupus sufferer who
is campaign director of the St. Thomas' Lupus Trust, said Vodden
was "a real fighter" who had worked behind the scenes
to support efforts to combat the disease.
"It's so sad that she has finally lost
the battle she fought so bravely for so long," said Davidson.
Peace a Chance Exhibit.
Join in the Celebration at the Lennon Birthday Bash!
John and Yoko hung out in their pajamas
for eight days during their 1969 bed-in in suite 1742
of the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal Canada. Reclining on
their hotel bed, the famous Beatle and his new wife read Lao Tzu,
snuggled and recorded the anthem Give Peace a Chance.
But mostly they talked about peace and lorded over
the chaos in a room crammed tight with star-struck kids, reporters,
disc jockeys, Hare Krishnas, Timothy Leary, Tommy Smothers, Dick
Gregory, Al Capp, Murray the K and others. They used their bed
as a way to put themselves and their message in the center of
a searing spotlight, demonstrating through their vulnerability
and openness their unrelenting support for their beliefs. No celebrity
couple had ever used their bed as a place of protest, nor had
anyone before been so available in person and by telephone to
Were going to sell peace the way
other people sell soap, Lennon said to Gerry Deiter, a young,
accomplished photographer on assignment for Life magazine. Deiter
was our eyes in that hotel room, the only photographer there for
the entire eight days of the bed-in. He was determined to capture
the essence of the scene in particular the love between
the newlyweds in many intimate moments. As a photojournalist,
Deiters documentary-style photographs illustrate John and
Yokos commitment to each other and their desire to break
down barriers between power, celebrity, status and convention
in a sincere desire to end war and violence in the world.
Said Michael Simmons, reporter for Mojo Magazine, LA Weekly and
the Huffington Post: Gerry Deiters photographs capture
that brief moment in human history when two people, unafraid to
appear foolish, cleverly and joyfully utilized their fame for
peace. Its an eternal example, one that urgently reverberates
in the 21st Century. Not incidentally, they also remind us of
one of the great love stories of all time.
Old School Square Cultural Center
and ArtVision Exhibitions
invite visitors to join in the week-long celebration. It is a
rare opportunity to experience the exhibit, which recently made
a major impact in both Liverpool, UK and at The Museum at Bethel
Woods, (Woodstock site) NY.
These images were hidden away for over 35 years.
Its like sitting on the edge of the bed and watching history
unfold said Ms. Rehberg. Weve also had a huge
response to our plan to show student art inspired by the idea
of peace. The era comes to life with Bed-in contributor
interviews, live musical performances with bands 910
and The School of Rock, historic instruments courtesy
of Beatle memorabilia collectors Bill and Jacki Haack, and whimsical
illustrations by former Disney animator Stephen Austin.
Visitors will have the opportunity to place
their written message for world peace on the exhibits Wish
Tree which will be sent to Yoko Ono, enter the recreated bed-in
suite from the Queen Elizabeth Hotel, purchase rare exhibition
art, and attend readings and book signing events with curator
Joan E. Athey of Victoria British Columbia.
Suggested admission: $2 donation (unless
otherwise noted) to benefit Old School Squares Cornell Museum
Exhibit & Arts Education Fund
Monday, Oct. 5
7 - 10 pm Exhibit Open
7 - 8 pm Author Book Signing
7 - 8:30 pm Peace Light
Live Music - School of Rock
Tuesday, Oct. 6
12 - 9 pm Exhibit Open
Wednesday, Oct. 7
12 - 9 pm Exhibit Open
2 - 4 pm Author Book Signing
6 - 7:30 pm Curators Happy Hour at Cranes BeachHouse
Hotel & Tiki Bar hosted by Square One
8 pm Film Screening: Give Peace a Song at the Crest Theatre* ($5)
Thursday, Oct. 8
12 - 9 pm Exhibit Open
1 - 2 pm Author Book Signing
6:30 - 7 pm Curators Gallery Walk
7 - 8 pm Author Book Signing
8 pm Film Screening: Give Peace a Song at the Crest Theatre* ($5)
Friday, Oct. 9
12 - 5 pm & 7 - 10 pm Exhibit Open
7 - 10 PM
The Big Lennon Birthday Bash
Celebrate John Lennons 69th Birthday--Live Band 910,
Cash Bar, Curators Gallery Walk, Author Book Signing ($5)
Saturday, Oct. 10
12 - 10 pm Exhibit Open
1 - 1:30 pm Curators Gallery Walk
1:30 - 3 pm Author Book Signing
7 - 10 pm
Peace n Love Night
Live Band 910, Cash Bar ($5)
8 - 8:30 pm Author Book Signing
Sunday, Oct. 11
12 - 6 pm Exhibit Open
12:30 - 1:30 pm Curators Gallery Walk
1:30 - 2:30 pm Author Book Signing
3 pm Double Feature at the Crest Theatre__Hard Days Night &
Let It Be* ($5)
Live Music - School of Rock
* Film titles subject to change.
$5 suggested donation
For a complete listing of exhibition special events,
contact Melissa Carter at firstname.lastname@example.org
(561) 243-7922 ext. 322.
are Toppermost of the Poppermost...Again!
On Billboards Comprehensive Albums
chart -- which lists the most popular album releases in the US,
including current and catalogue titles -- The Beatles set a new
record for the most simultaneous titles by a single artist (18),
including five of the top 10 and nine of the top 20, and all 14
re-mastered CDs are in the top 20, led by Abbey Road at number
one and Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band at number two.
1. The Beatles: Abbey Road (89,000)
2. The Beatles: Sgt. Peppers LHCB (74,000)
3. The Beatles: The Beatles (60,000)
4. The Beatles: Rubber Soul (58,000)
5. The Beatles: Revolver (46,000)
6. Michael Jackson: Number Ones (45,000)
7. The Beatles: Help (39,000)
8. The Beatles: Let It Be (32,000)
9. The Beatles: Past Masters 1 & 2 (31,000)
10. The Beatles: Magical Mystery Tour (30,000)
11. The Beatles: A Hard Days Night (29,000)
12. The Beatles: Please Please Me (23,000)
13. The Beatles: With The Beatles (21,000)
14. The Beatles: Beatles For Sale (21,000)
15. Michael Jackson: The Essential Michael Jackson (19,000)
16. Michael Jackson: Thriller (17,000)
17. The Beatles: Yellow Submarine (14,000)
18. The Beatles: 1 (11,000)
19. Mercy Me: All That Is Within Me (9,000)
20. Michael Jackson: Bad (8,000)
& The Roundheads
Recorded live in High-Definition, this momentous Soundstage performance
includes the classic Beatles tracks Yellow
Submarine, With A
Little Help From My Friends, and Octopuss
Garden as well as the infectious Memphis
In Your Mind and the sing-along Photograph
plus special guest Colin Hay
from "Men At Work" joins Ringo onstage to perform
Who Can It Be Now.
| It Dont Come Easy
I Wanna Be Your Man
Who Can It Be Now?
Dont Pass Me By
Im The Greatest
|| Give Me Back The Beat
Memphis In Your Mind
Back Off Boogaloo
With A Little Help From My Friends
On top of his Beatles fame, Ringo has enjoyed a prolific
solo career as a singer, songwriter, musical collaborator and
Ringo has 7 solo Billboard Top 10 hits and has released
24 studio and live albums since 1970
The Beatles: Rock Band was released on September 9 coinciding
with the release of new, Remastered CD versions of The Beatles
Brunch Remembers Lenny Bruce
A famous comedian once said, Lenny Bruces legacy is
freedom of speech and telling it as it is, getting your life and
putting it out on the table, telling everyone about it.
I rode with him in a taxi once, only for a mile and a half.
Seemed like it took a couple of months Bob Dylan
Lenny Bruce died from an overdose of police
Lenny Bruce is
one of the celebrities immortalized on the cover of Sgt. Pepper's
Lonely Hearts Club Band and when we received a call from Lennys
daughter, Kitty, to help promote her project, "Lennys
House", we thought
how neat is this?
Lenny Bruce was
the mentor of many comics and celebrities who began their entertainment
career during the 50s and 60s. He was extremely controversial
for his time. It wasnt until many years later when other
comedians like George Carlin were able to publicize similar LB
material. He was the only person ever granted a posthumous
pardon in New York state's history. Governor Pataki claimed his
act was "a declaration of New York's commitment to upholding
the First Amendment."
we tip our hat to Kitty Bruce and hope a few Brunchers might bid
on a few items up for auction October 13, 2009. We know Yoko donated
something special of Johns. And please, Let It Be known
that any one appearing on any of our favorite Beatles albums is
a friend of ours.
For more about
Lennys House go to
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