Paul McCartney to Publish Lyrics Book

Paul McCartney will publish a new book–The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present, this November, he announced this week. The book–which arrives Nov. 2–will offer insight into  154 songs he has written throughout his career. It has a New Jersey connection as well, as the tome is based on conversatio the Beatle icon had over five years…

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John Lennon Killer to Yoko Ono: ‘I’m Sorry’

Mark David Chapman has once again apologized to Yoko Ono-the widow of John Lennon for what he called a “despicable” crime of murdering the former Beatle in New York City. Chapman–now 65–shot Lennon outside of the Dakota in 1980. He was again denied parole in August at a hearing held at Wende Correctional Facility in…

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The Smithereens Pay Homage to The Beatles With Lost Recordings

Just in time for Ringo Starr’s birthday week celebrations, The Smithereens have released a lost gem with back-to-back Beatles classics. The New Jersey Hall of famers today (July 6) released a 45 RPM of The Beatles’ “Love Me Do” and “P.S. I Love You” featuring original Beatles’ drummer Andy White. Guitarist Jim Babjak, drummer Dennis…

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Beatles “Get Back” Documentary Delayed

Bad news for Beatles fans hoping to get an alternate look at The Beatles Let It Be recording sessions–the documentary won’t be released until late next summer.  Peter Jackson‘s much-anticipated Beatles documentary, The Beatles: Get Back, had been scheduled to premiere this September 4, but the flick now will debut on August 27, 2021, Walt Disney Studios reports.…

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