Your Beatles calendar for the week:
Ringo “Peace & Love” exhibit: Continues at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles through March.
“Good Ol’ Freda” is now playing in selected theaters and on the following video on demand services: iTunes, Amazon, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T Uverse, Google Play, VUDU, Cablevision, Charter, Comcast Xfinity, Cox, Playstation 3 Store, Sudden Link, Time Warner Cable, Verizon FIOS and Xbox 360/Zune. Information: http://www.goodolfreda.com. (It will be out on DVD and Blu-ray in December.)
- New York by Susan Ratisher Ryan, Fab 4 NYC Walking Tours,. Website: http://www.fab4nyctours.wordpress.com/.
- Los Angeles by Gillian Lomax’s A Magical History Tour. Website: www.amagicalhistorytour.com.
- Liverpool by Jackie Spencer. Website: http://www.beatleguide.com.
- London walking tours by Richard Porter: http://www.beatlesinlondon.com.
- The Beatles LOVE, Cirque du Soleil, Mirage Hotel, Las Vegas. Performances: Thursdays through Mondays at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. No performances on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Tickets: http://bit.ly/HRmbk4
- 1964: The Tribute: Nov. 8: Biloxi, MISS. Nov. 9: New Orleans. Info: http://www.1964thetribute.com.
- The Fab Four: Nov. 9: Reading, PA. Nov. 29: Anaheim, CA. Nov. 30: Redwood City, CA. Dec. 6: Sacramento, CA. Dec. 7: Fresno, CA. More info: http://www.thefabfour.com.
- Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles: Nov. 2: Mobile, ALA. Nov. 3: Birmingham, AL. Info: http://www.raintribute.com.
- Laurence Juber: Nov. 7-8: Germany. Nov. Nov. 12-16: Czech Republic. More info: www.laurencejuber.com.
- The Fab Faux: Nov. 9: Chicago. Nov. 23: New Brunswick, N.J. Feb. 15: Albany, N.Y. More info: www.thefabfaux.com.
- “Just Imagine!”: John Lennon tribute with Greg Piper, through Dec. 29, Hayworth Theatre, Los Angeles.
- Bootleg Beatles: Dec. 4 through 21: UK dates. Jan. 16-17: The Philippines. http://www.bootlegbeatles.com/gigs.html
- Creme Tangerine: Nov. 22: Issaquah, WA. Dec. 7: Seattle, WA. Dec. 20: Issaquah, WA. Jan. 25: Sixth Annual Seattle Beatles Rooftop Day. http://www.cremetangerine.com/show-times/ .
- Beatles Brunch, 12 p.m. Saturday, B.B. King’s, New York City.
- “Made In Liverpool Sunday Show,” Beatles tribute, 14:30 London time, The Cavern Club, Liverpool. Information: http://www.cavernclub.org
- “The Two of Us Monday Show,” weekly tribute to Lennon & McCartney, 18:00 Mondays, the Cavern Club, Liverpool. Information: http://www.cavernclub.org.
- “Saturday With the Beatles,” weekly Beatles tribute show with the Cavern Club Beatles, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, The Cavern Club, Liverpool. Information: Information: http://www.cavernclub.org.
- Beatleshow, 5:30 p.m. nightly, Saxe Theater, Las Vegas.
- Dublin Beatles Festival, Nov. 7-10, Dublin, Ireland.
- British Invasion 2014, Hard Rock Rivera Maya Hotel, Cancun, Mexico.
- The Art of John Lennon: Website: http://www.lennonart.com/
- The Artwork of John Lennon: Website: http://johnlennonartwork.com/
Nov. 4, 1963: At the Royal Command Performance, John Lennon utters the now legendary words before singing “Twist and Shout.” “For our last number I’d like to ask your help. For the people in the cheaper seats just clap your hands. And the rest of you if you just rattle your jewelry.”
50 years ago this week on the British charts:
The week of 11/2/1963: Singles: The Beatles’ “She Loves You” at #2, up one spot from the previous week on the Official British Charts. Lennon-McCartney’s “Hello Little Girl” by the Fourmost #12, down three places. “Love of the Loved” by Cilla Black #35, up five. Albums: “Please Please Me” still #1. “Steptoe and Son” with Wilfred Brambell (“A Hard Day’s Night”) #8.
Last week’s best Beatles stories:
- Fest for Beatles Fans plans special Beatles’ 50th anniversary event in February
- Interview: Sylvia Nightingale recalls Beatles’ ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ filming
- John Lennon’s earliest Liverpool home sells for over $750,000
- Exclusive: Kevin Howlett uncovers Beatles treasures in BBC archives, part 2
- Beatles ‘On Air’ news: Walmart slips up with its Beatles BBC slipcase
- Ringo Starr brings Beatles, solo songs to opening of tour
- Ringo Starr says he’ll meet with Beatles fans in vintage photograph in November
- Beatle news briefs: McCartney guitarists on Lou Reed; ‘Freda’ vote ends soon
- Exclusive: Kevin Howlett uncovers Beatles treasures in BBC archives, part 1
- “Things We Said Today”: Each week, myself and Ken Michaels of “Every Little Thing” discuss the latest Beatles news topics. The latest show on Fab4Radio.com this weekend and on iTunes and Podbean.com on Monday, is an interview with author Kevin Howlett about his book on the Beatles BBC years. “Things We Said Today” is available on iTunes (where you can subscribe to us) and Podbean.com, and can be heard at noon ET/9 a.m. PT Saturday and noon ET/9 p.m. PT and 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT Sundays on Fab4Radio.com. You can write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- “Every Little Thing”: Wednesday: The next live broadcast of ELT will include music from Paul McCartney’s “New” and a thematic set of different songs that share the same song titles! It will air this Wednesday, Nov. 6, 8-10pm (est) on 88.7 WNHU, West Haven, CT and can be streamed at www.wnhu.net. More info at www.kenmichaelsradio.com.
- “Fab 4 Free 4 All”: Latest show: Author Kevin Howlett. Available on iTunes and at www.Fab4Free4all.com.
- “Beatle Brunch”: Nov. 3: The Beatles Royal Command Performance. Info: www.beatlebrunch.com.’
- “The John Lennon Hour”: Weekly hour of John Lennon music and history hosted by Jude Southerland Kessler. 8 p.m. ET Sunday at Beatles-A-Rama. Available through iTunes. Website: http://www.johnlennonseries.com/radio_home.html.
- “Magical Mystery Tour”: Two-hour weekly show hosted by James D. Jones with Beatles and solo music. Saturdays at 3 p.m. CST on WKCC-FM (91.1), Kankakee Community College, Kanakee, Ill. Website: http://www.kcc.edu/radio/programs/Pages/mysterytour.aspx or http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.kcc.edu%2Fradio%2FPages…
- “Recipe Records”: Weekly podcast by Lanea Stagg that features food and music discussion, and often Beatles discussion. Episodes have featured Jim Berkenstadt, author of “The Beatle Who Vanished”; David Bedford, author of “Liddypool: Birthplace of the Beatles”; Al Sussman of Beatlefan; Beatles Examiner Steve (aka me); John Lennon Series author Jude Southerland Kessler, and Pat Matthews of Beatles-a-Rama. All shows are here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/recipe-records-cookbook.
- “Dennis Mitchell’s Breakfast With the Beatles”: Nov. 2: Former Wings guitarist Laurence Juber, Show website.
- “Chris Carter’s ‘British Invasion’: Three-hour weekly show on Sirius/XM Ch. 21 at 9 a.m. and midnight ET Sunday.
- “Chris Carter’s Breakfast With the Beatles”: Nov. 3: Julian Lennon. On KLOS-FM (95.5) 9 a.m. PT Sunday. Website.
- “The Beatledd Fab Four Hour”: Nov. 8: Greg Kihn on his new Beatles-related mystery book. The show, hosted by Edd Raineri, airs live each Friday, 7-8 PM EDT, on WRKC-FM in Wilkes-Barre, PA. You can listen live online at: http://wrkc.kings.edu. The program’s Facebook page can be found at: www.facebook.com/beatleddfabfourhour. .
- “I’ve Got a Beatles Podcast”: “Paul McCartney’s ‘NEW’ album.” Information: http://ivegotabeatlespodcast.podbean.com/
- Breakfast With The Beatles hosted by Cha-Chi Loprete: 8 a.m. ET Sundays, WZLX-FM (100.7 FM) in Boston or streaming at www.WZLX.com (Click on Listen Live).
- “Saturday With the Beatles,” KCSN, 88.5 FM Northridge, CA at 10 am Pacific, 12 noon Eastern, and 6 p.m. London time. http://www.kcsn.org/listen/index.php
- “Breakfast With the Beatles”: 8 to 10 a.m. CT Sundays, WXRT in Chicago. Also streamed at http://wxrt.cbslocal.com/show/breakfast-with-the-beatles/.
- Now and Then”: An hour of the Beatles at 8 p.m. ET Monday. The station’s frequency is 88.9 FM and is located in the Philadelphia, PA/Southern NJ market. Available online at http://www.Z889.org.
- “On the Beat”: Wonderful show hosted by Beatles author Spencer Leigh on BBC Radio Merseyside. Not primarily a Beatles show, but a lot of the discussion focuses on the Liverpool music scene in the ’60s, often with those who were there. Airs Saturdays at 17:30 (5:30 p.m.) in the UK and archived online for a week after at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p001d7sj.
- “Sounds of the Sixties”: Brian Matthews, who interviewed the Beatles on the BBC in the ’60s, hosts this weekly show featuring music by the Beatles and others from that decade. Programs air Saturdays and stay online for a week at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006wqlv.
- “Beatlesongs”: Hosted by Rob Leonard airs 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. ET Friday on 90.3 FM WHPC and streaming at www.ncc.edu/whpc.
- “Breakfast With the Beatles With Andre Gardner”: The show airs from 7 to 9 a.m. ET Sundays on WMGK-FM 102.9 and 7-9 a.m. PT on KSLX-FM 100.7 in Phoenix.
- “The Beatles Complete on Ukelele”: Weekly show featuring new version of Beatle song played on ukelele. Information: http://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail?pid=51729
- “Just Four Guys”: New shows available at 4 p.m. ET Tuesdays at www.mvyradio.com.
- “Dinner Specials With May Pang and Cynthia Nielsen”: More info: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/maypang.
- “Mid-Evening With the Beatles,” from the Philippines, 5 to 9 a.m. Saturday morning Eastern time, at their website http://www.pbs.gov.ph/dzsr.
- “Across the Universe,” hosted by Glenn Calderone from 8-10 p.m. EST Tuesdays on Inravio.com. http://www.inravio.com/batu.html
- “Beatles and Beyond”: Hosted by Pete Dicks. Available at http://www.quaywestonline.co.uk/.
Beatles radio stations:
- Fab4Radio.com: http://fab4radio.com
- Beatles-a-Rama: http://www.beatlesarama.com
- Beatles Radio.com: http://www.beatlesradio.com
- MaccaRadio: http://www.maccaradio.com
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