Howdy Brunchers near The Great Smokey Mountain National Park,
Greensboro, Highpoint, Hickory, Asheville and Charlotte, North
Carolina. WSVM 1490 AM now carries The Brunch every Saturday morning
at 9AM. We love you, YEAH, YEAH, YEAH YEAAAHHHH. Notice the harmony
on the last YEAH?
Of Blue, Sea Of Green
And our friends are all on board The Caribbean Beatles Tribute
Cruise. As we live a life of ease we shall socialize with
L J who will play in concert and also offer private guitar
lessons to anyone wanting to learn some of his unique finger-picking
Tony Bramwell is traveling from London to share his Beatles
stories and show several of his superb films, The Making of
A Day In The Life and The Shea Stadium Concert. Shannon
will amaze you with her skill at painting, hear about about
her recent gig at The Hard Days Night Hotel in Liverpool,
her professional return to playing bass guitar and her new CD!
Tony The Weatherman Perkins of Good Morning
America fame will bring warm breezes and Caribbean sunshine
to his show with films of Ringo, Paul, Yoko, Olivia and other
friends of The Beatles.
Yesterday, A Tribute To The Beatles, will play your favorite
Beatles creating another British Invasion.
And Beatle Brunchs own, Joe Johnson who
will MC the special shows during the entire cruise and interview
you for an appearance on The Beatle Brunch Radio Show.
BUT MOST IMPORTANT WE'RE LOOKING FOR YOUR PERFORMANCE. Please
come and play your part in this - The Beatles Tribute Cruise!
Tell your friends, relatives and everyone to come along with
you for an unforgettable cruise.
Call Angela Now at 1-877-291-1952.
Save on group bookings.
You N B See Paul?
Sir Paul helped raise the stock for the NBC television network
over the weekend by hosting Saturday Night Live where he participated
in the opening sketch, did a bit in the news and sang several
songs with his longtime band. Paul launched into Jet,
then later returned for Band on the Run and at the
end, Get Back. He also led the crowd in a rousing
rendition of Give Peace a Chance at the shows
He kicked off the weekend, though, in typical McCartney style,
by doing a song hes never performed in public before on
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Friday, December 10th.
He and Jimmy sang Yesterday using the songs
original working lyrics, Scrambled Eggs, complete
with new lyrics comparing his love for various other foods, including
waffle fries and tofu wings.
Its become viral on youtube.com
but for a better quality version, see it on hulu.com
Grinched By Stations
Has your local radio station pre-empted Beatle Brunch this month
as they play nothing but Christmas songs? If that describes your
plight, you can be nice to The Brunch while your local program
director is naughty. Listen to Joe Johnsons Beatle Brunch
ON DEMAND, on YOUR schedule. As a member of the Beatle Brunch
Club, you can listen to each weeks show as soon as it airs,
online. Just one of the perks of being a member and remember,
The BBC is just pennies a day and makes a great gift too.
GARY GRIMES: Paul
The Beatle world lost a friend this week when Gary Grimes (Paul)
of the band "1964- The Tribute passed away. They were
truly one of the best tribute bands in history, having formed
in 1982 and given more than 2900 performances. Gary, according
to Beatle Brunch listener Frank Branchini, was approachable and
always nice. Gary, it is reported, had a brain tumor and passed
away on Monday. He was only 60 years old, a first generation Beatle
Fan and long time friend of Joe Johnson's Beatle Brunch who promoted
their 1st Carnegie Hall appearance (a heralded sellout and invited
back the following year for 2 engagements). Joe had the privilege
of hosting them when they played New Orleans several years ago.
Heres a photo from the New Orleans show. Thats Gary
playing The Hoffner on the left.
memorial video has been posted here
You can also leave comments.
Heaven In NYC
Beatle Brunch Club member, Ambrosio Hernandez
from Miami to New York last week to be at Strawberry Fields on
the 30th anniversary of John's passing. Here's his story:
My visit to Strawberry Fields in New York City on the 30th anniversary
of John Lennon's death brought back memories of that fateful day
in December of 1980. In the midst of the sadness, the truth is
that John's dream of peace and love in the world is still very
much alive. Even though it was a very cold day thousands of people
of different generations, races and nationalities came together
in Strawberry Fields to show their love for John Lennon and to
say "yes" to peace and "no" to violence. I
had the privilege to play guitar with other Beatle fans for hours.
The songs and John's memory made us feel as one big family. People
talked to each other as if they were friends of many years. Imagine
if you will a brotherhood of man. A terrible act committed 30
years ago, instead of hate, keeps bringing people together for
love and peace remembering John Lennon. This is an experience
that I will always remember. May God keep John Lennon's soul in
LENNON A Remembrance
By Larry Kane
If John Lennon were alive today, he would probably say, Whats
the fuss? John, like all performers, had a reasonable ego, but
the center of his life was seeking the truth, and eventually,
using his fame to help people, and impact lives directly.
While he decried governments who abused their authority, he also
had a special place in his heart for officers of the law, campaigning
quite often to raise money for badly needed bulletproof vests.
Read the entire article by Larry Kane.
With Kane January 9th, 2011
Larry Kane, author of Lennon Revealed and Ticket To Ride will
be in The BBC Chat Room on Sunday, January 9th at 6PM EST.
Dont miss an opportunity to enjoy the company of a long
time friend of The Brunch. Join
The Beatle Brunch Club
to participate. Larrys e-books
and audio books are available on Amazon. BBC members can get a
discount from The Beatles for Sale Page on the Clubsite.
McCARTNEY - Live at the Apollo Theater, Harlem (NYC) December
Field Report By Tom Frangione
Now THIS is what makes for a Wonderful Christmastime
Having reached the 20 million subscriber plateau, SIRIUS/XM satellite
radio celebrated in grand fashion, announcing an exclusive concert
event for its listenership, headlined by Paul McCartney at the
legendary Apollo Theater.
Vega Productions launches its latest, Minnesota Beatle Project
Volume 2, a compilation of 16 Beatles covers recorded by 16 bands.
More than 125 musicians from Minnesota came together to create
a superb CD that is on sale now and 100% of the proceeds will
be donated to enhance music and art education programs for children
in Minnesota public schools. Vega donated more than $100,000 so
far this year and they are reaching out for Bruncher's support
of their prolific endeavor.
Please visit the website, www.VegaProductions.com
and buy the CD for a thoughtful end of the year contribution.
A Note From Concord
Did you get your BOTR CD?
Macca's Epic 1 Album From 1973 is available in multiple configurations
Featuring Remastered Rare Bonus Audio & Video Content.
Beatle Brunch Schedule
Christmas Message and Songs
Magical Mystery Tour
The Year 2010
BBC'ers listen on YOUR computer!
Remember, as a BBC member, you can hear all of the Beatle Brunch
programs On Demand on The Downloads Page of our Clubsite anytime
Brunch ON DEMAND
Who said, Dont Let Me Down (Load)?
Not us! Now you can listen to Beatle Brunch on your
schedule. As a BBC member, you can listen to this past weeks
show on the shows page of The Beatle Brunch
the BBC today and Live the Culture.
Open Chat For BBC Members
The BBC Chat Rooms buzzin
every night, Monday Through Sunday, 6PM to Midnight EST.
Meet yer Beatle Buds from the Clubsite Any Time At All.
REMEMBER, Joe will be in the Chat Room the first Thursday
of every month from 7PM to 8PM Eastern Standard Time.
Please stop by for nothing else, but to have fun!
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tell him you love Joe Johnsons Beatle Brunch.
Show your support to the station while plugging the show.
The PD needs to hear from you!
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