Abbey Road, London.
Marty Whelan (top) writes:
Thrilled to bits to be able to bring my original Abbey Road album back to the source at Studio 2, Abbey Road where it was recorded 50 years ago….
Liza Geddes writes:
[Dublin’s] Girl Band. Bigger than The Beatles?!
Read the news today?
Road Street, Dublin 1
Spaghetti Hoop writes;
Yesterday’s unveiling of The Beatles plaque to commemorate The Beatles concert in Dublin 55 years ago today outside of Arnotts. Gay Byrne and Lord Mayor in attendance….
We’ve re-created the iconic photo of the Beatles arriving in Dublin airport in 1963 to highlight the West End updated showLet It Be that premieres in the Gaiety Theatre in September…
More to follow.
Let It be, Gaiety Theatre
The Cronins – A Day In The Life
A cover version of the Beatles track as tribute to Sgt. Pepper’s 50th anniversary.
Mick Cronin muses –
I know you shouldn’t go there and try and cover this but we did.
We are Beatles freaks so decided to spend a few hours last Thursday 31st May to record and film this with the intention of putting it out on the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper on June 1st.
Yesterday: It Was Five Days Ago Today
Wolfe Tone Park, Dublin 1 yesterday – celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of that album.
(Pic: Oisín Kane)
Shots of John Lennon and Paul McCartney taken by TV Times photographers during a recording at Granada TV studios in 1965 (but never published).
Part of a massive cache of nearly half a million images from the worlds of sport, music and entertainment recently discovered stored in boxes at the British Film Institute in London.
MORE: Astonishing cache of unseen Beatles photos discovered after 50 years (Amateur Photographer)
Guitarist Randy Bachman (even he, in a 2011 clip from his radio show) deconstructs the mysterious opening clang of the Beatle’s 1964 hit.
We always thought it was an A polytriad ii7/V in Ab major.
*strums yukulele abstractedly*
Probably a priest. Ignore him.
Fifty years ago today.
The Beatles arrive in Dublin for their only ever Irish gig captured by Ireland’s best press ‘smudgers’
Via The Irish PhotoArchive.ie
Want to buy a car that may have been on The Beatles Abbey Road album cover?
Well you could be in luck…
There’s a 1967 Triumph Herald for sale on DoneDeal and eBay in Dublin by a man who swears it’s the very one.
H/t: Joe O’Shea