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Brian Epstein

Brian Samuel Epstein (19 September 1934 27 August 1967), was an English music entrepreneur, best known for being the manager of The Beatles until his death in 1967. He had also served as manager for Cilla Black, Gerry & the Pacemakers, Billy J.

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Thanks so much for your advice, support & story help, Jessica. You're like the Brian Epstein of BikePortland.
(27 September, 1966) Brian Epstein was wheeled to the hospital for an overdose on prescription drugs
Great photo -- they cleaned up nicely, didn't they? Thanks, Brian Epstein.
While EYE'M on the subject, is the Estate and Family of Brian Epstein FINALLY READY to file suit
Ray Coleman's book. Robert Stigwood the day after Brian Epstein "dies". Gottah sign here, boys, sez Stigwood. You KNOW you DIDN'T.
Brian Epstein NEVER the LEGIT agent of the sale of Northern Songs, LTD. to Sir Lew Grade...
1967 August 27th Brian Epstein (the Beatle-Making Prince of Pop) dies following a tragic overdose. He was 32.
August 2, 1965 - - "Brian Epstein". makes it clear to British press that there will - -
The & Brian Epstein at the premiere of A Hard Day's Night the London Pavilion 07/06/64 via
We need more judges like Amber Wolf. Please cue Sebastian Vettel-Brian Orakpo!
Royal Commissioner Brian Martin resigns, saying "disingenuous and ill-informed" commentary has undermined his po…
Brian Matusz start not an overly great baseball decision, but Epstein & Co. trying to entice a team in a possible trade.
Their manager is a guy named Brian Epstein, so maybe get in touch with him?
Here promote this and like brian epstein you get place in history Here. Best when consumed with high
When did Brian Cashman turn into Theo Epstein?! The most exciting the Yanks farm has looked since I can remember!
They get, you know, whatever they want from their earnings, and their earnings go into their
Our manager Brian Epstein is travelling to Portmeirion village (North Wales) today with George Martin, to recover from his glandular fever.
Dungeon Master Brian Epstein: "Your sarcasm isn't working on the dragon." John Lennon: "Whose sarcasm should we use?"
Drank too much coffee. Spent the drive home as The Beatles playing D&D. Brian Epstein =DM, Paul= Egg Wizard, Ringo= Barbarian/Healer
With a different manager he would probably still be alive - he should have let Brian Epstein manage him - he was so exploited
Are you sure it isn't Brian Epstein? Sure looks like him and he did used to have mutton chops back in the day.
Who is the guy on the far right that's a spitting image of Brian Epstein? Found on the page. Anyone?
A big crush for a short time when I was 13-14. Didn't last long, should have. Brian Epstein had him but needed better songs.
Today the AG & I announced Brian Martin QC as Royal Commissioner into youth detention in NT ht…
Listening to Commissioner Brian Martin on sounds like Dyson Heydon - already judging himself to be unbiased? .
The Beatles' manager was Brian Epstein. He met them when they were performing in Liverpool.
John Lennon at Brian Epstein’s NEMS office in Whitechapel, Liverpool 19 Feb 1963 (Photo by Michael Ward) h…
Who wouldn't fancy Brian Epstein? He was tall and handsome and had money and class.
I think I trust Theo Epstein's assessment of prospects more than Brian Cashman's.
Brian Cashman sure does have a knack for edging Theo Epstein, back to when he was the GM of the Red Sox and now with t…
How fascinating to see Brian Cashman helping Theo Epstein
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OTD 24JUL1967 Ad appears in the 'Times' signed by the & Brian Epstein, petitioning, legalising marijuana. htt…
📷 mrepstein: Ringo Starr and Brian Epstein, photographed by Robert Freeman as they await the arrival of...
And he's got George Martin and Brian Epstein with him in full agreement.
I don't think branch Rickey was a major-leaguer or Brian Epstein the GM of the Cubs or John Mozeliak,
19May1967: Beatles hold a launch party for "Sgt Pepper" at Brian Epstein's. Linda Eastman is a press photographer
1967: Brian Epstein holds a party to celebrate the release of Sgt Pepper. Also present is Linda Eastman.
OTD 19APR1963 perform at King's Hall in Stoke-on-Trent, for a Brian Epstein "Mersey Beat Showcase".
Nov 1, 1961: Record store manager Brian Epstein is introduced to the Beatles. 1962: Pete Best is replaced as drummer by…
Liverpool’s Neptune theatre renamed in honour of Beatles manager Brian Epstein. More reasons to visit us!
What Theo Epstein has done building this team is simply amazing. Easily the best/smartest executive in baseball.
So Glad YOU took on the Beatles Movie! Wish you were doing same for "Fifth Beatle: Brian Epstein!"
Holy Grail of Beatles records found after 50 years in Liverpool to sell for £10k
Another group Brian Epstein got involved with on the Mersey Beat - The Coasters
"I Am the Walrus" was the first studio recording made after the death of the Beatles' manager Brian Epstein in August 1967.
Today in Beatles History (December 3, 1961): Brian Epstein officially becomes the Beatles' manager.
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feels the need to blow his own trumpet after being ignored by Brian Epstein &
'The Death of Brian Epstein' one of my
Benjamin Walker does bare sort of a resemblance to Brian Epstein.
Today in 1934, Brian Epstein was born. He became the manager of the Beatles.
Top: A rare Beatles record sold at auction for £77,500 - it was labeled by their legendary manager Brian Epstein
Today in Beatle History in 1965 Brian Epstein took out a lease on the Saville Theatre, Shaftesbury. Avenue, London to present rock shows.
Today in 1961, Manager Brian Epstein met with DECCA to propose signing The Beatles. The band was rejected and went to EMI
I've been doing 'research' on The Beatles since yesterday afternoon. Was going to stop then I stumbled on a random mention of Brian Epstein.
1961. November 9th. At a lunchtime show, Brian Epstein watches the Beatles perform for the first time and is immediately impressed.
THE Fifth Beatle: THE BRIAN EPSTEIN STORY is coming to the small screen!
The Beatles were with the Maharishi when they received news of manager Brian Epstein's death, at age 32, of an accidental drug overdose.
stop flushing cotton buds down the toilet. also look less like an irritating Brian Epstein thunderbird puppet
there was once that Brian Epstein film going round. I think I got his voice down. Double bill?
A tribute to Brian Epstein; the guy who introduced The Beatles
on the day of George Martin's death, I found myself reminiscing on brian epstein... thought you might relate
TV biopic brings Beatles manager Brian Epstein's life to the small screen - Malay Mail Online
Brian Epstein and George Martin. Manager and Record Producer - two geniuses behind the Beatles via
Mayfair on a sunny Spring day & had to pay a visit to Brian Epstein's pad. The stories this place could tell...
The Lennon Sisters were a spinoff act from the Beatles after they got big. All Brian Epstein's idea
...girls were asking for when Brian Epstein was working in his parents department store and it alerted him to the Beatles!
Brian was a beautiful guy...Brian Epstein, and he was a.. an intuitive theatrical guy and he knew we had something, he presented us well.
Before Julian was born, John and Cynthia kept their marriage secret because Brian Epstein didn't want the girl fans to f…
Brian Epstein introduced them to George and the rest is history, . Thank you Sir George, you could see what the rest couldn't
with manager Brian Epstein taken at the EMI Studios at Abbey Road St John's Wood,...
Today in 1962, Brian Epstein became The Beatles manager. His first directives: "Get haircuts and no more leather jackets"
Fifth Beatle graphic novel about Brian Epstein now being developed as event series by Sonar:
Two: Brian Epstein (their manager) and George Martin (their producer). Pete Best was original drummer, but not a 5th ht…
Goodbye sir George Martin, and i thank you for all your life. Now you can reunite again with Brian Epstein, sir. :) htt…
1965 -In an interview with The New York Times, Beatles manager Brian Epstein predicts that the band will still be popular in 10 years.
Well, I don't know about the dizzy height, but I always thought they were g...
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So very sad to hear of Sir George's death. I would question the cover saying he created The Beatles, Brian Epstein did that!
Sorry, favorite beatle for me has to be Brian Epstein. Without him, who knows what would have happened
RIP George Martin. Here's pic of him mid-60s in + Beatles manager Brian Epstein. ht…
Brian Epstein and George Martin, the Fifth Beatle. You will be missed
A look which tells the story of Brian Epstein, the Beatle's long-time manager https…
Brian Epstein organized a concert series with The Beatles, Billy J. Kramer, and more on today's date in 1963.
“Flannery will get you nowhere”, he was not as successful as Brian Epstein. Mersey Beat - Lee Curtis & The All Stars
There would have been no British Invasion without Brian Epstein. Find out why:
Today in 1962, Brian Epstein signed a management deal with The Beatles. - 2 hours of The Beatles with Geoff Lloyd at 10am.
Paul McCartney and Brian Epstein were George Harrison's Best Men at his wedding to Pattie Boyd
Today in Beatles History (August 27, 1967): The Beatles' manager, Brian Epstein, dies of an accidental drug overdose at his home in London.
Brian Epstein, unhappy with the decision, travelled back to London for further meetings with Decca.
People are always talking about how great Brian Epstein was, but he's the reason billy j Kramer got to stink up the t.a.m.i. Show!
After watching their set at the Cavern Club, Brian Epstein suggests he should manage the [1961].
Today in 1962, Brian Epstein took George Martin to the Cavern Club in Liverpool to see the Beatles.
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Today in 1962, Ringo was asked by John & Brian Epstein to join The Beatles. Ringo then gave his current band 3 days notice to replace him.
Brian Epstein is the one that made The Beatles were matching suits and haircuts.
While in Britain, Brian Epstein didn't want to give up the fact that John was married, just so the girls wouldn't lose hope to be with him.
“9 November 1961: Brian Epstein, along with his assistant Alistair Taylor, went to see The Beatles...”
On this day in Music History. Brian Epstein meets The Beatles for the first time. The Liverpool retailer and...
I feel like 'Brian Epstein hears the Beatles for the first time' should be an international holiday
1961 - Brian Epstein goes to the Cavern in Liverpool, ...
Brian Epstein and Alistair Taylor went to see the Beatles play at the Cavern on today's date in 1961 >>
Nonetheless, manager Brian Epstein were ready to finalize the renewal of The Beatles' contract with EMI, which happened in February 1967.
Jon Epstein, Tim Shaffer, Brian Litt and Jenn Hartt at the & Medical Device Event
9 Nov 1961 Brian Epstein first saw the Beatles live, a lunchtime show at the Cavern
Brian Epstein discovered at the Cavern Club on this day in 1961
Today in 1961, after inundated with requests for their songs, Brian Epstein went to a lunchtime gig to see The Beatles at The Cavern.
This day in 1961, Brian Epstein saw The Beatles playing live for the first time at The Cavern. The rest is history.
This day in 1966, fans protested outside Brian Epstein's house demanding the the Beatles perform more live concerts!
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Brian Epstein watched the Beatles perform at the Cavern for the first time, 1961.
1961 - Ontdekking van The Beatles door Brian Epstein in de Cavern Club in Liverpool.
yeah I heard that he had some sort of relations with their mgr Brian Epstein
Today In Beatles History (December 9, 1962): Brian Epstein takes George Martin to the Cavern to see the Beatles live for the first time.
Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Brian Epstein reading a newspaper in Miami, 1964.
Today in 1964 Ringo Starr and Brian Epstein were judges for talent contest Beat Time For Oxfan at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London.
Event: On September 19, 1934, The Beatles' manager, Brian Epstein, was born at 4 Rodney Street in Liverpool, England
Years before the Beatles, Paul's father, Jim McCartney, bought his first piano from Harry Epstein (Beatle manager Brian Epstein's father).
If you knew anything about Darryl Dawkins, you knew he would go out on the anniversary of Brian Epstein's death.
1967] Gone before his time: Brian Epstein, manager of the Beatles is found dead from an overdose of sleeping...
Beatles Autographs - Neal D posted a photo: Rare set of Beatles autographs including that of Brian Epstein at the ...
In 1964, Beatles manager Brian Epstein met Elvis Presley’s manager, Colonel Tom Parker for the first time, at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Brian Epstein was John Lennon's Best Man when he married Cynthia Powell exactly 49 years ago today.
On Aug. 16, 1962, Ringo Starr joined the Beatles after drummer Pete Best was fired by Beatles manager Brian Epstein. h…
Cant believe Cilla Black has died, Brian Epstein would have been devastated on this day
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Lionel Bart, Alun Owen and Beatles manager Brian Epstein at the Cavern Club, January 1964
Today in 1966, Beatles fans demonstrated outside Brian Epstein's house demanding the band play more live concerts!
Didn't Brian Epstein want the album cover to be a brown paper bag rather than Peter Blake's collage?
June 2nd, 1965 --- George Harrison and manager Brian Epstein attend the premiere of Beatle director Richard Lester…
Met with Frieda Kelly last night on her documentary as only fan club prez & Brian Epstein's secy.
"Brian Epstein's house, 1967. makes life bearable
NEMS Enterprises, Brian Epstein's management company, announced yesterday that Ringo and his wife Maureen are expecting their first child.
The musical leadership of the Beatles passed from John to Paul with the death of Brian Epstein, but Lennon always remained the true leader.
Brian Epstein talking to Gerry Marsden on a Merseybeat special at Alpha Television Studios, Aston, Birmingham 1963
Brian Epstein's biggest contribution to the Beatles' legacy was his brilliant idea to buy followers.
Like, when the Beatles went to Hamburg, they followed and unfollowed thousands of Germans until Brian Epstein said, "These guys are good!"
Agree with you that there's no consistency to Blue Plaque populism. Example, FM rather than more influential Brian Epstein?
:: THE BEATLES ::. . Responding to the press regarding the death of Brian Epstein. . .
Some troll from a ghetto park who is smarter than Theo Epstein and Brian Sabean.
George Harrison with Brian Epstein during the recording of "Rain" and "Paperback Writer" promo clips, 1966.
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no, Brian Epstein was in creed. Don't you do any research?
"The chief feature of all things Beatle is that they are unprecedented.". -Brian Epstein (A Cellar Full of Noise, 1964)
The Who, and the How: Story about the Who's managers, Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp, like Brian Epstein and the Beatles
Foto: mrepstein: Ringo Starr, Brian Epstein and Paul McCartney photographed by Robert Freeman at the EMI...
Today In Music History January 27th: On this day 1956, Elvis Presley's single, 'Heartbreak Hotel' was released by RCA Records, who had just purchased Presley's contract from Sun Records for $35,000. The song sold 300,000 copies in its first week and would eventually sell over a million, becoming Elvis' first Gold record. 1958, Little Richard entered The Oakwood Theological College in Huntsville, where he was ordained as a seventh day Adventist Minister. 1961, Frank Sinatra played a benefit show at Carnegie Hall in New York City for Martin Luther King. 1962, The Beatles appeared at Aintree Institute in Aintree, Liverpool. The group had played here many times before but this was their last performance at the venue. Brian Epstein became infuriated when the promoter paid The Beatles' fee (£15 pounds) with handfuls of loose change. Epstein took this as an insult to the group, and made sure that The Beatles never played for that promoter (Brian Kelly) again. 1966, The Overlanders were at No.1 on the UK singles ...
Breaking Eppy News: After a "Long and Winding Road" which at times has been like riding a "Helter Skelter" !! But now "Team Eppy" find themselves so close to their goal now. It will be announced in the media soon, who will be appearing on the bill for "The Statue 4 Eppy Concert" at The Epstein Theatre" on Saturday 28th Feb - I am pleased to announce, as I know this much at least, that the song and video dedicated to Brian Epstein, entitled "Our Friend" WILL make its PREMIERE on the night at the end of the show. Liverpool will be the FIRST PEOPLE across the World, to see what will be available Worldwide from Monday 2nd March, when the song is released to help raise the funds needed to help erect a statue in Liverpool City Centre, in honour of Mr. Epstein. Watch out for the Liverpool Echo the next few days, to find out who is on the bill. Tickets are available at £20 for a very special one of night of musical history, make sure you get your ticket before it's too late, available from or simply call 0844-8 ...
A young John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles, before Brian Epstein
Vivek Tiwary gives a fabulous presentation on his Brian Epstein & hus bio GN the 5th Beatle at the Core Club
Foto: mrepstein: George Harrison, Brian Epstein and John Lennon at a reception at the British Embassy in...
not sure why Brian Epstein was there bopping his head? Maybe he liked the look of them?😏
1961 - Manager Brian Epstein meets with Decca represen... -
"He may be late, but he'll be very clean." - George Harrison, talking about Paul McCartney to Brian Epstein, in their 1st meeting.
Brian was a beautiful guy, Brian Epstein
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and Brian Epstein is straight up hufflepuff.
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Beatles manager "Brian Epstein" first saw the Beatles on November 9th 1961.
Birthplace of Beatles manager marked with plaque - Liverpool Confidential
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Kickstart appeal for plaque at Brian Epstein's birthplace at 4 Rodney Street, Liverpool.
Birthplace of Beatles manager marked with plaque | Culture | Liverpool Confidential:
Birthplace of manager Epstein to be marked with plaque | Culture | Liverpool Confidential
28 days! is Brian Epstein, a LHP from Austin, TX. Epstein, a St. Michael's alum spent last season at Clarendon College in Clarendon, TX
recently read a graphic novel on Brian Epstein. Was brilliant. Never knew much about him TBH. Great book.
50 years ago today, Sid Bernstein called Brian Epstein to propose that the Beatles play at Shea Stadium later...
Simon Cowell is a pretty sharp guy, but he's no Brian Epstein. It's backstage where the magic happens
inscribed message to Brian Epstein on the inside cover of 'A Spaniard In The Works' published in 1965.
boys delivered to Freeman’s music shop in East London.Jimmy Savile, Joe Meeks and on occasion Beatles manager Brian Epstein
well you can really tell how much of a mess the Beatles were in without Brian Epstein if you go and watch Magical Mystery Tour
Rock and Roll Almanac for December 23 Today's Rock and Roll Birthdays Iron Maiden guitarist Dave Murray is 58. Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna guitarist Jorma Kaukonen is 74. Mott the Hoople guitarist Ariel Bender is 68. He was also a member of Spooky Tooth and Stealers Wheel under his given name, Luther Grosvenor. King Crimson frontman Adrian Belew is 65. Iron Butterfly drummer Ron Bushy is 73. Sha Na Na singer Johnny Contardo is 63. Today in Rock History In 1957 Chuck Berry's "Rock & Roll Music" peaked at number eight on the pop singles chart. Bobby Helms' "Jingle Bell Rock" broke into both the Top 40 chart and the country chart. In 1959 Frankie Avalon's "Why" hit number one on the Billboard pop chart. In 1961 Beatles manager Brian Epstein brought a Decca Records representative to hear the band perform at the Cavern Club. Their show earned them a formal audition for the company in London the following month. In 1964 The Beach Boys made their first appearance on "Shindig!," performing "Dance, Dance, Da . ...
“The Beatles, Brian Epstein and Neil Aspinall I wonder what move they're planning next?!
December 13, Happy Birthday wishes go out to our Drummer, Jim Beebe!!! Today is 12/13/14. That wont happen again for 100 years! -ATP Today in Beatles History 1961 - The Beatles signed with manager Brian Epstein. 1974 - George Harrison had lunch with U.S. President Gerald Ford at the White House. 1976 - Wings' "Wings Over America" was certified Gold by the RIAA.
ON THIS DAY IN ROCK AND MUSIC: NOVEMBER 3 1955, Elvis Presley's first release on RCA Victor Records was announced. The first two songs ‘Mystery Train’ and ‘I Forgot to Remember to Forget’ had been purchased from Sam Phillips of Sun Records. Elvis was described by his new record company as 'The most talked about personality in recorded music in the last 10 years.' More on Elvis Presley 1956, Guy Mitchell was at No.1 on the US singles chart with his version of 'Singing The Blues', which spent nine weeks at the top of the charts. Two other charting versions of the song were released almost simultaneously with Mitchell's, one by UK singer Tommy Steele (with the Steelmen) and the other by US country singer Marty Robbins. 1961, Brian Epstein invited The Beatles into his office to discuss the possibility of becoming their manager. John Lennon, George Harrison and Pete Best arrived late for the 4pm meeting, (they had been drinking at the Grapes pub in Matthew Street), but Paul McCartney was not with them, ...
Without Suge Knight there'd be no Tupac, without Brian Epstein there'd be no Beatles, without Dame Dash there'd be no JayZ
This Day In Music: October 28th 1956, Elvis Presley made his second appearance on US TV’s The Ed Sullivan Show, where the host presents him with a gold record for ‘Love Me Tender’. 1957, After a show at the Pan Pacific Auditorium in Los Angeles, local police told Elvis Presley that he was not allowed to wiggle his hips onstage, the local press also ran headlines saying Elvis would have to clean up his act. The next night, the Los Angeles Vice Squad filmed his entire concert, to study his performance. 1958, Buddy Holly appeared on *** Clark's American Bandstand, where he lip-synched ‘It's So Easy’ and ‘Heartbeat’. It would be Holly's last major TV appearance. 1961, Raymond Jones went into Liverpool's NEMS Record store trying to buy Beatles records that had been released in Germany. Shop manager Brian Epstein promised to investigate further. 1962, The Beatles played at the Empire in Liverpool, their first gig at Liverpool's top theatre. Eight acts were on the bill including Little Richard, Cr ...
Happening Today! looks like fun Award-winning musical biography of Beatles comes to Campbell on October 20; The Heritage Theatre in Campbell on Monday, October 20 at 7:30 pm. The Milpitas HS String Quartet will perform with the show. Musical retelling of Beatles story through the eyes of manager Brian Epstein featuring the live music of renowned tribute band Abbey Road Tickets are $35 - $45 and may be purchased online at by phone at (408) 866-2700, by fax at (408) 866-2730, by mail or in person at the box office. The box office hours are Tuesday - Thursday from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Friday from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm and Saturday from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. The Heritage Theatre is located at Campbell Community Center at 1 W. Campbell Avenue Campbell 95008. There is ample free parking. The show is appropriate for all ages.
Sheridan Smith is absolutely brilliant in Cilla obviously but Ed Stoppard is phenomenal as Brian Epstein too
Brian Epstein, Cynthia Lennon, and Paul McCartney photographed by a swimming pool. ❤️
On This Day in 1964: Brian Epstein barred from party. "Your names not on list" snarls rent a cop
Go and see the fabulous in Epstein - play about Beatles' manager Brian Epstein at Leicester Square Theatre…
ON THIS DATE IN HISTORY 19, 1964: The Beatles kick off first U.S. tour at San Francisco's Cow Palace The Beatles took America by storm during their famous first visit, wowing the millions who watched them during their historic television appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show in February 1964. But after the first great rush of stateside Beatlemania, the Beatles promptly returned to Europe, leaving their American fans to make do with mere records. By late summer of that same year, however, having put on an unprecedented and still unmatched display of pop-chart dominance during their absence, the Beatles finally returned. On August 19, 1964, more than six months after taking the East Coast by storm, the Fab Four traveled to California to take the stage at the Cow Palace in San Francisco for opening night of their first-ever concert tour of North America. Although in retrospect it would seem a laughable underestimation of their drawing power in America, Beatles' manager Brian Epstein chose venues like the 17,00 ...
(June 3, 1964) when Ringo collapsed from tonsillitis, Brian Epstein and George Martin produce Jimmy Nicol as his replacement.
Today in Rock August Fourteenth Featured Artist Soundgarden Soundgarden Soundgarden’s “Down On The Upside” is certified platinum (one million copies sold). The album was released only two months earlier. 1996 1940's David Crosby of Crosby, Stills & Nash is born. Prior to CSN, Crosby was a founding member of the Byrds. 1941 1950's The Replacements Slim Dunlap is born. He joins the group in '87. 1951 Reading all the negative press regarding Elvis Presley prompts a guy in Washington, D.C. to start the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Elvis Presley. Unfortunately, the Society is unable to help Presley’s film career which is the greatest cruelty of all. 1956 1960's The Beatles The Beatles John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison fire their drummer Pete Best, though it’s manager Brian Epstein who does the dirty work. Ringo Starr steps in. The Beatles line-up is complete. Best had been with the group for two years. 1962 "Help!" is the song in the U.S. It’s also the title track of The . ...
OMG! Just seen my mate wow as Brian Epstein! Amazing play - amazing support from was right - great play!
Trying to get a snooze in before takes to the stage as Brian Epstein.v excited says it's a top show!
George Harrison & Pattie Boyd at their wedding with the best men, Brian Epstein and Paul McCartney (this day 1966) htt…
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Nominated for an Emmy today. Grateful to PBS, Need to Know, John Larson, Brian Epstein,Alexandra Nikolchev,...
Various Music Events On July 3 July 3, 1953: Calypso singing sensation Harry Belafonte appears on the cover of Ebony with Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis, who star in his latest film -- notable as the first time white and black Americans were featured together on a US magazine cover. July 3, 1956: Returning to Memphis after his disastrous Steve Allen Show appearance, Elvis Presley meets Gene Vincent at Pennsylvania Station in New York and congratulates him on his success with the Elvis soundalike hit "Be-Bop-A-Lula." July 3, 1965: Marking the end of an era, TV singing cowboy Roy Rogers bids farewell to his trusty horse, Trigger, who passed away at the ripe old age of 33. The animal is stuffed and put in Rogers' museum. July 3, 1967: Brian Epstein's NEMS Enterprises, who are handling the Monkees' first UK tour, hold a party for the group at London's Speakeasy Club, featuring Beatles John, Paul and George along with their girlfriends/wives. Also in attendance: Dusty Springfield, The Who, Procol Harum, Manfred M ...
Brian Epstein was honored by the UK Heritage Foundation with a "Blue Plaque" on the site that housed the London offices of his NEMS Enterprises company from 1964 until shortly after his death in 1967. At the ceremony, a statement by The Fifth Beatle writer / producer Vivek J. Tiwary was read by Vicki Michelle: "Brian Epstein orchestrated and protected the Beatles’ legacy with a passion and persistence unprecedented in the history of rock and roll. Thanks to his efforts, the world was given the Beatles—and pop music was soon elevated into an art form. But totally apart from The Beatles and the business, Brian Epstein’s story filled me with hope and possibility, in much the same way I suspect the Beatles did for him. I was once a misfit kid of Indian origin, running around New York City’s lower east side in the 1990’s, dreaming about writing graphic novels and producing Broadway musicals, concerned that my dreams were impossible, and I too unlikely a person to realize them. Then Brian Epstein’s ...
Tributes to Brian Epstein read out at the celebration lunch yesterday Paul McCartney: I know Brian would have been very proud to think that he had earned a Blue Plaque in the West End of London. He played a very important role in guiding the career of us Beatles and more than that he was a lovely man whose friendship we all valued and who I will always remember with great fondness. Congratulations, Brian. Love from Paul McCartney. Ringo Starr: He started like we did. He didn't know the game, neither did we, really. We knew how to play, and he tidied us up and moved us on. He ran a record shop in his father's furniture company, heard about us, or heard about them, I wasn't even with them then; he went down to the Cavern and decided to be a manager. And he was very good. Love and peace. Ringo George Martin: Brian Epstein and I were very good friends from the word go, and we liked each other a lot. We sort of ran The Beatles together but he left the music to me and gave me enormous encouragement. The Beatles ...
Press Release on the Brian Epstein plaque unveiling: Just a reminder that the Beatles Coffee Shop is one of the 'Fab Four Partners' of Brian Epstein - the Man that Made the Beatles and that we are offering you £5 off tickets for the previews. To claim your discount use the code fabpartner1404 when booking. EPSTEIN ACTOR Andrew Lancel ‘HONOURED’ TO UNVEIL Blue Plaque TO CELEBRATE LIFE OF BEATLES’ MANAGER _ TV and stage actor Andrew Lancel joined special guests in London yesterday (Sunday, 29 June), to unveil a prestigious Heritage Foundation Blue Plaque to celebrate the life of Beatles’ Manager, Brian Epstein. The invite was particular poignant for the Southport actor who resumes the role of Brian in the play Epstein: The Man Who Made the Beatles, when the production opens in London’s West End at the end of July. The Blue Plaque was unveiled at Sutherland House, 5/6 Argyll Street, next door to the London Palladium. This was the base of Epstein's company NEMS Enterprises, which occupied offices . ...
Another sold out show, this time it was at Jesters in Chester NY. I wanna thank Walt Popailo for putting it together. I wanna thank *** & Fred for once again crushin on stage, and bein the dear friends that they are. I wanna thank my manager Russell Best who has been my Brian Epstein. I wanna thank Kevin James for givin me "a break" I wanna thank Lucy, Michael, & Victoria for keeping me humble Most of all I wanna thank my fans, the greatest fans a comedian could ask for. The loyalty and love I've been getting is truly heartfelt. I don't know what the future has in store for me, but as long as u guys are with me, I'm ready for whatever comes my way 😘
Brian Epstein was the cutest Beatle real talk... too bad he liked dudes.
Brian Epstein, Neil Aspinall, Ringo Starr, a local optician, John Lennon and George Harrison selecting some new glasses inside the Tokyo Hilton, 1966. Photos by Robert Whitaker.
"Ringo Starr and Brian Epstein arrive at Sydney airport. The pair missed the early part of the Beatles’ Australian tour because Ringo had his tonsils out, 14 June 1964. Sydney Morning Herald. Picture by FRANK BURKE"
QUESTION OF THE DAY!: JUNE 10TH, 2014 By TBU Editor - Albert Pritchard. Derek Taylor, who had worked with Brian Epstein and The Beatles, became the publicist of the Monterey International Pop Music Festival in June of 1967. Tom Wilkes was hired as art director, David Wheeler as head of security. A Board of Governors was established that consisted of: Donovan; *** Jagger; Jim McGuinn; Terry Melcher; Andrew Loog Oldham; Alan Pariser; Johnny Rivers; Smokey Robinson; Brian Wilson, John Phillips and Lou Adler and. Which BEATLE? Answer Tomorrow Same Beatle Time (If Possible) and Station! Yesterday's Question: "Funny, really, 'cause I'd never thought of it, but being middle-aged and old takes up most of your time, doesn't it?" Where is this quote from, Who said it, and Who was it said too? Congratulations to Bernie Oliver (on both pages), Hetty Cassutto Haden, Linda Eleanor Rigby Robbins, Tim Gallagher, Heather Conway, Joyce Maie, Joanne Di Palma Bartley, Kelly Mccartney, Marie Henke, Rosanne Donow, Lindsey Por ...
- concerning Brian Epstein's influence on The Beatles' interactions with the press
Just watched the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame..so awesome!! Cathie Sophia White jimmy would love watching KISS get inducted...so many great artists and musicians...even the great Brian Epstein was inducted...very cool to watch!!
FEATURING BRIAN EPSTEIN. There...the guy who gave us our name is finally creditted. Get this song on iTunes!
I didn't know that the Beatles manager was *** until I read this, chilling stuff
Brian Epstein will probably travel with him. It will be his third journey Europe-Asia/Asia-Europe in few days. Good job, Mr. Epstein!
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"And here you will see that there is not a single mention of Brian Epstein's homosexuality or rampant drug use."
For anyone interested. There is a few Beatles related stories on this blog, most of them are dark parody
A thank you shout out to Andy Nagle & the Abbey Road Tribute to the Beatles. They played Bend's Tower Theater tonight. The music was great and the show a fun, informative history of how 5 guys helped change our music world in 10 years. - Paul, John, George, Ringo & Brian Epstein. Thanks for supporting & promoting The Newberry Event.
“It could hardly have been a better message. It is a wonderful, beautiful, spine-chilling record.” - Brian Epstein on "All You Need Is Love"
Called the "Fifth Beatle," Billy Preston has the distinction of being the only musician besides Tony Sheridan to be credited on a Beatles record. An incredibly talented musician who had quite a solo career of his own, Preston (1946-2006) first met the Beatles as a 16-year-old in 1962 while part of Little Richard's touring band, when their manager Brian Epstein organized a Liverpool show which the Fab Four opened. George Harrison invited Preston to play at their Let It Be album sessions in Jan. 1969, where he recorded several tracks with them. John Lennon liked him so much that at one point during the sessions, he proposed that Preston join the group as the Fifth Beatle. Paul McCartney nixed the idea, saying it was bad enough with four. One of the tracks Preston recorded with them was Get Back -- that's him on the organ. He was also with them when they climbed on the London rooftop of the Apple Office Building for a 42-minute show on Jan. 30, 1969 and recorded several songs that ended up on the Let It Be a ...
"They are the best, I say to you, Larry, here in 1965, that the children of 2000 will be listening to The Beatles". -Brian Epstein 🙌
The lads at Brian Epstein's house, 24 Chapel Street, London, which he purchased Dec 21 in 1964.
June 9, 1964 Princess Theatre, Un Chau St, Kowloon, Hong Kong The Beatles, on their first world tour, perform two shows at the Princess Theatre in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Neither show is a sell-out, due to the extraordinarily high ticket price that the promoter had set (without Brian Epstein's knowledge). The price of a ticket to see The Beatles was equal to an average worker's earnings for a week. The Beatles had been met at the airport in Hong Kong by a thousand fans. Drummer Jimmy Nicol continues to fill in for the ailing Ringo Starr. US release of interview LP "The Beatles American Tour With Ed Rudy" (Radio Pulsebeat News Documentary No. 2). Interviews taped during The Beatles' visit to the US in Feb. 1964. 13 weeks on Billboard chart; highest position
June 3, 1964 Studio Two, EMI Studios, London The Beatles in the studio (Studio Two, EMI Studios, London). That morning, during a photo session, Ringo Starr had become seriously ill and had to be hospitalized. Since The Beatles were scheduled to leave on a world tour the very next morning, it was too late to cancel the tour. Brian Epstein and George Martin arranged for a temporary drummer to take Ringo's place for the first part of the tour, and the drummer selected was Jimmy Nicol, someone who they knew to be talented but who was unknown enough not to be mistaken as a permanent replacement for Ringo. On the spur of a last-minute phone call from George Martin, Nicol rushed over to EMI Studios, where he and The Beatles ran through six songs from their tour repertoire in a quick rehearsal ("I Want to Hold Your Hand", "She Loves You", "I Saw Her Standing There", "This Boy", "Can't Buy Me Love", and "Long Tall Sally"). Just 27 hours later, drummer Jimmy Nicol was performing live with The Beatles in Copenhagen, ...
“50 years ago today Paul, George and Ringo were in Tenerife. John @ Brian Epstein were in Torremolinos
The Beatles - The Making Of "Abbey Road" "Abbey Road" is the 11th studio album released by the Beatles. It is their last recorded album, although Let It Be was the last album released before the band's dissolution in 1970. Work on Abbey Road began in April 1969, and the album was released on 26 September 1969 in the United Kingdom, and 1 October 1969 in the United States. The album was released amid tensions within the band. It has been viewed by many critics as the Beatles' greatest work and is ranked by several publications as one of the greatest albums of all time. Abbey Road remains their best-selling album. After the near-disastrous sessions for the proposed Get Back album (later released as Let It Be), Paul McCartney suggested to music producer George Martin that the group get together and make an album "the way we used to", free of the conflict that began following the death of Brian Epstein and carrying over to the sessions for the "White Album". Martin agreed, stipulating that he must be allowed ...
Happy Birthday.Billy Hatton. A short interview with the amazing Billy Hatton, former band member of The Fourmost Guitarist/vocalist Brian O'Hara and best friend guitarist/vocalist Joey Bower formed The Two Jays in 1957 and did a six week tour of the Isle of Man. The group changed its name to the Four Jays in September 1959 when bass guitarist/singer Billy Hatton and drummer Brian Redman joined the group. They made their debut at the Cavern Club on 1 March 1961, nearly three weeks before The Beatles. Rhythm guitarist/singer Mike Millward (ex-The Undertakers) joined the Four Jays in November 1961, followed by drummer/singer Dave Lovelady in September 1962. The band changed its name to The Fourmost in June 1962. On 30 June 1963, the group signed a management contract with Brian Epstein. This led to their being auditioned by George Martin and signed to EMI's Parlophone record label.
The Brian Epstein impersonator joined in on tambourine for the final encore performance of "Hey Jude"…
Today (8/27) in 1967, Brian Epstein passes away of a drug overdose, which is speculated to be accidental. He was 32 years old.
Foto: mrepstein: Caption reads: Beatles in Italy on the train under the watchful eye of Brian Epstein in...
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Sir Richard, I'm trying to raise funds for a statue of Brian Epstein via a great song. Just need someone who believes in us
Brian Epstein statue needed in Liverpool Simon, we have a great song. We need your help plz to help raise the cash.
Mel, we are planning to re-record song for Brian Epstein to get him a statue. Help !!
Today in Beatles History (November 9, 1961): Brian Epstein sees The Beatles perform at The Cavern for the very first time.
I'm the unofficial 6th member of the Beatles. (Behind Brian Epstein)
and last night we went to a show at the Cavern Club where Brian Epstein discovered them so that was freaking awesome
I see Brian Epstein get the lads on their toes or more to the point on their wheels.
Planning something a bit special to let peeps know the Statue 4 Eppy song is coming. Brian Epstein's statue capaign x
Photo: mrepstein: Ringo Starr and Brian Epstein, at Kingsford Smith Airport, Sydney, on 14 June 1964. Starr...
I'd like to know what happened to the whole 'Benedict Cumberbatch will be playing Brian Epstein in a movie adaptation of The Fifth Beatle'. Cause I'd be very much on board to see that.
The 2014 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY Returns to New York City at Barclays Center. This year's Performer Category Inductees are Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, KISS, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens. The Ahmet Ertegun Awards will go to Brian Epstein and Andrew Loog Oldham. The Award for Musical Excellence will go to The E Street Band. AFN|spectrum 7pm CET/JKT Friday.
Do you realize that the Fifth Beatle, Brian Epstein, was finally inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?!
A night of TV watching some really interesting docos. Caught up on the two parter on Brian Epstein (oh gosh I wonder why I recorded that), then one on my hero Jimi Hendrix,then a bit of the Led Zep reunion concert at the 02. Then I come up to my study to learn that Peaches Geldof apparently, according to The Times, died of a heroin overdose. I wonder how this will affect Diana-like national outpouring of grief that accompanied her passing with 95% of the 'mourners' not having the faintest idea what she was actually famous for. I'm saddened and angry. Sad for her little boys and her family left behind, Angry at the waste of such a young life. But you know what? Ultimately it's absolutely none of our business. Bob Hoskins, on the other hand, enthralled us with his craft and left a wonderful body of work that will endure. Life is so precious. I have to remind myself far too often as we trudge through the exhausting daily mire.
wait, was Brian Epstein actually in love with John Lennon
the total scene: "The Fifth Beatle" author speaks at C2E2 about Brian Epstein's influence
PerfectMatch - Fall In Love Today
April 30, 1976 -- With Konk Studios in the midst of reconstruction, the Kinks convene at Ray Davies' "house in the country" in Surrey, to begin rehearsing music Ray has written for their next LP. The Celluloid Heroes compilation album, to be released in a couple weeks, will fulfill their RCA contract; their new album, which will eventually be titled Sleepwalker, will be on the Arista label. Ray has some 30 songs ready to be worked on, though the number will be winnowed down in the next few weeks. After a couple of months of developing the songs in rehearsal, they will begin recording in late June. May 1, 1965 -- The Kinks appear at the Granada Cinema, Walthamstow, as the headliners for a package tour whose other acts include the Yardbirds, The Riot Squad, and Goldie and the Gingerbreads. Beatles manager Brian Epstein sends them a telegram that reads: "All the best for what I am sure will prove a very successful tour for you all."
A tribute to the Beatles manager - the late, great Brian Epstein. Without whom...
News footage of Brian Epstein's death. Starting a new category on this channel called the INSIDER, which will include all the rare videos from news, intervie...
David Epstein: Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger?
Portmeirion has welcomed the likes of Paul McCartney, Ingrid Bergman, Brian Epstein to explore its unique village...
Former Storm Chair Rob Moodie tells Brian Waldron is "still to come to terms.. with his culpability & his ego"
The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: April 28, 1964 (Tuesday) Studio 5A/B, Wembley Studios, Wembley Prior rehearsals and recording session accomplished, the TV special Around The Beatles was taped before an audience between 9:00 and 10:15 this evening. The Beatles arrived at the studios at 11:00 am, however, for final rehearsals, and somehow also found the time to record radio interviews for Swedish radio with visiting presenter Klas Burling. What with all of their guests, the Beatles actually participated in only two of the show's main items: their music set and a humorous opening spoof of the Interlude section of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act V Scene I), in which John portrayed the beauteous lady "Thisbe", Paul "Pyramus", George "Moonshine" and Ringo "Lion", all attired in costume. Apart from this, John, Paul and George were seen at the very start of the show, miming a trumpet fanfare, and then Ringo followed by hoisting a flag and setting off a cannon ball. Later, as a group, they introduced ...
Tonight’s oldie comes from a group that formed at Lafayette College in Easton, PA. The Cyrkle opened for The Beatles during their last U.S. tour, as both bands were managed by Brian Epstein. It was John Lennon who suggested the unique spelling of the group’s name. “Turn Down Day” was The Cyrkle’s second and final Top 20 hit, peaking at in the U.S. and Canada in 1966. FYI: Singer and lead guitarist Tom Dawes wrote the famous "plop plop fizz fizz" jingle for Alka-Seltzer while singer and rhythm guitarist Don Dannemann wrote the original 7Up “Uncola” song.
So wait, Jewish and *** in the 60's ... did Brian Epstein launch the Beatles despite being basically illegal?
Andrew Loog Oldham info: Andrew Loog Oldham (born 29 January 1944) is an English record producer, talent manager, impresario and author. He was manager and producer of The Rolling Stones from 1963 to 1967, and was noted for his flamboyant style Oldham became a publicist for British and American musicians and for producer Joe Meek.[1] Among his projects were stints publicizing Bob Dylan on his first UK visit and The Beatles for Brian Epstein in early 1963. In April 1963, a journalist friend recommended that he see a young R&B band called The Rolling Stones. Oldham saw potential in the group being positioned as an "anti-Beatles" - a rougher group compared to the "cuddly moptop" image of the Beatles at that time. Oldham, still a teenager, rapidly acquired a seasoned business partner (Eric Easton) and took over management of the Stones who had been informally represented by Giorgio Gomelsky.[1] Oldham had previously been business partners with Peter Meaden, first manager of The Who, but they had fallen out. O ...
Had a FAB day today at The Turk's Head. Great music & company. Many thanks to Dan Richards for the invitation. Lovely to catch up with old friends and acquaintances - Richard Porter, Irina & Lilia, Leslie Cavendish, Ernie Sutton & Terry, The Fab Twins + 1 (!) , (great perfomance) and their other halves, plus new 'pals' Kevin & Julie Roach, who I was introduced to by the lovely Gloria Walmsley ! Thank you Gloria !! Last, but by no means least, David Stark, Glen Knowler & Dave COllison, who not only kept me company and made me laugh, but also put on a fantastic show with the rest of The Trembling Wilburys. Brilliant x . (Mustn't forget Andrew Lancel who plays Brian Epstein. The play is definitely a 'must see') :-)
TY for spreading the word on The Brian Epstein story-- the book is my labor-of-love :)
28 April 1963 - John Lennon accepted Brian Epstein's invitation to go on holiday in Barcelona.
Brian Epstein was born on September 19th not 13th and will be 80yrs old this year
Brian Epstein died on this day in 1967. The Beatles sing about him in this song
Beatles' Manager Brian Epstein is interviewed in New York City by Murray the K for WOR-FM Radio in March 1967. Epstein had travelled to New York to announce ...
This day in 1967, The Beatles announced they would handle their own affairs following the death of manager Brian Epstein
XXX... A rare Beatles song...'.Brian Epstein blues' just John mucking about
Today in Rock History: April 28 1963: Andrew Oldham, a 19-year-old music publicist and former associate of Brian Epstein, catches a gig by the Rolling Stones at the Crawdaddy Club in London. The next day Oldham will sign the Stones to their first management contract. The band held their first recording session two weeks later. 1968: After six months at the off-Broadway New York Shakespeare Festival Theater, Hair opens at the Biltmore Theater in New York. It's the first rock-musical to play on the Great White Way. It goes to give 1,729 performances on Broadway and is made into a move in 1979. 1973: Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon tops the chart for one week. The album has the longest chart life on the Billboard album charts. 1980: Marshall Tucker Band bass player Tommy Caldwell dies of injures suffered in a car accident in his hometown of Spartanburg, S.C. 1987: On a plane carrying returning spring breakers to Boston from Miami, Ozzy Osbourne buys three rounds of drinks and sings "Crazy Train" over the ...
God, I would do anything to see the Brian Epstein film made, - need money, assistance, opinions, coffee, errands run, anything?
1963: 3 weeks after wife Cynthia had given birth to their son Julian, John Lennon accompanied Brian Epstein on a 12-day trip to Barcelona.
Biggest difference: Gene Simmons was in the band. Brian Epstein wasn't. I'd never suggest musical parity tho.
Today in 1962, Beatles manager Brian Epstein and EMI producer George Martin signed the Beatles first recording contract
This day in 1961, EMI Records rejected the Beatles. They signed them a few weeks later after Brian Epstein met with them.
just an FYI wrote a graphic novel about Brian Epstein! It is so cool!
Fmr Beatles manager Brian Epstein committed suicide in 1967, did he discover something?
are you still making that movie on Brian Epstein???
Today in 1962 the Beatles play their first gig under Brian Epstein's management.
Looking forward to talking about playing Brian at this fab event on Sunday.
No Brian Epstein? No Beatles! - Beatles manager Brian Epstein has finally been inducted into The Rock and Roll...
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Peter Asher inducts Brian Epstein into RRHOF, but no words from Paul or Ringo
Didn't Brian Epstein cut a disc of Beatles at HMV Oxford St who advised to go see George Martin?
After The Beatles became famous Robin Boucher & I decided that Charmouth needed t take on the Fab 4. This was a problem as we were only 2. But we knew that when other musicians heard of our plans they would flock to join us. We used to practise in the down floor room of his house by the playing fields. To let others know how good we were we always had the windows open. There was always a chance that Brian Epstein was in the area and had decided to have a brisk walk across the fields to Wootton Fitzpaine hear us performing and would sign us up. Our fallback position was to practice and when we were ready persuade Mr Forsey and Mr Morgan to let us play in the WI hall during the break at the Friday night Bingo. Unfortunately Robin left Charmouth. No Charmouth super group! I decided to go solo. I played on night at the Blue boy Clapton another gig at the Rose and Castle Birdsmoorgate. Whilst busking in the Coach and Horses someone asked me to guest at the new Folk Club at the Shaves Cross Inn. I had made ...
Congratulations to Brian Epstein who was FINALLY inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame today! Congrats Eppy.
How Beatles manager Brian Epstein made the Rock Hall of Fame - By Randy Lewis
There's been all sorts of noise about various aspects of tonight's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction in Brooklyn. But the most rewarding part of the induction of the Class of 2014 is the long-overdue inclusion of Brian Epstein, whose faith and instincts helped in no small measure in making The Beatles the phenomenon they still are today. It's just too bad that Brian couldn't be here today to accept the honor:
Thursday night, later tonight really, we are going to the Barclays Center to attend the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. HBO is shooting it live, airing at a later date. 2014 Class: Cat Stevens, Nirvana, Hall n Oats, KISS, Peter Gabriel, Linda Ronstadt, E Street Band, and Brian Epstein. We are super excited.
Peter Asher says this year's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ceremony April 10, at which he'll induct two rock n' roll managers, Brian Epstein and Andrew Loog Oldh
THE LIFE, MUSIC & TIMES OF JULIAN LENNON: The Wikipedia Biography edited and augmented by TBU Managing Editor - Mike Montana. John Charles Julian Lennon came into the world on April 8th in 1963. He is the only child of John Lennon and Cynthia Powell. The Beatles' manager, Brian Epstein, was his godfather. Julian was the direct inspiration for three Beatles' songs: "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds", "Hey Jude" and "Good Night". Julian Lennon was born in Liverpool. Initially, the fact that John Lennon was married and had a child was concealed from the public, in keeping with the conventional wisdom of the era that female teenage fans would not be as enamoured of married male pop stars. Julian inspired one of his father's most famous songs, by bringing home a painting from his early schooldays. When John asked him what it was called, Julian responded "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds". Following his father's infidelity with Yoko Ono,his parents divorced when he was five. Paul McCartney wrote "Hey Jude" to cons .. ...
I've seen this question asked alot in places. It may vary on who you say. The question is "Who would you say is the 5th Beatle or 5th Beatles?" I would say it is an honourary title to all the people who with the Beatles and behind the scenes with them in their inner circle. That would go to Brian Epstein, George Martin, Mal Evans, Neil Aspinall, Tony Bramwell, Derek Taylor, Alf Bicknell, Billy Preston , Tony Sheridan, Stu Sutcliffe, Alistair Taylor, Tony Barrow, Peter Brown, Klaus Voormann, Eric Clapton, Pete Best, Sam Leach, Allan Williams . Included should be Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty.
Beatle Fans are in for a treat over the next month. Engineer Michael Hipskind and I are finishing "From Me to You" the Ernie Winfrey show for this Sunday on Hippie Radio(94.5) at 9:00 am and we will play all seven songs that Paul McCartney recorded in Nashville in 1974 along with one of the most touching stories in all of Beatlanity about that session. Today we had an insightful and amazing interview with a man managed by Brian Epstein, signed to Parlophone records, produced by George Martin whose first three were Lennon-McCartney songs. OK, I'll tell you. Billy J. Kramer. Man did he have some stories to tell! And tomorrow, thanks to Bebe Evans, we will speak with Charlie Daniels about his new Dylan LP and his work on Ringo Starr's Nashville sessions.
Peter Asher to induct Brian Epstein into Rock and Rock Hall of Fame: Asher, who will…
ON THIS DAY...not just April Fools Day - 1962 Beatles manager Brian Epstein meets George Martin to play him a demo tape by the Liverpool group. George Martin signs the Beatles to EMI. 1964 The Beatles hold the top five positions in Billboard's singles chart and the top two positions on the album chart. 1965 Jimi Hendrix goes to New York with Little Richard's band and takes a room at the Theresa Hotel. Over the next several months, he will play with Little Richard, King Curtis, Joey Dee and the Starlighters and the Isley Brothers. He also takes a job with a club band called Curtis Knight and the Squires. 1976 The first Ramones album, entitled Ramones, is released. Recorded for only $6,000.00, it contains 14 songs, none over two minutes long. 1979 "Heart of Glass," by Blondie, becomes the first New Wave song to reach Number One in America 1984 Marvin Gaye is fatally shot by his father. 1994 Kurt Cobain, of Nirvana, commits suicide.
* Jayhawks founder Olson recalls Bunkhouse debut Posted in Features | Tags: alt-country, Bunkhouse, Charlie Pine, Jayhawks, Mark Olson May 17, 2010 | princep By Chris M. Junior Elvis Presley had Colonel Tom Parker, The Beatles had Brian Epstein and The Jayhawks had Charlie Pine. Even some longtime Jayhawks fans might not know much about Pine, who was the alt-country band’s manager during its early days. Like Parker and Epstein did for Presley and the Fab Four, respectively, Pine played a key role in helping his act build toward a long recording career. For The Jayhawks, the foundation was the Minneapolis band’s Pine-produced, self-titled debut album, released in 1986 on Bunkhouse Records. Only 2,000 vinyl copies of “The Jayhawks” (a.k.a. The Bunkhouse Album) were originally pressed. But on May 18, Lost Highway will release the album on CD for the first time ever, and the CD version will include a booklet with photos of the band from that era as well as a new essay by Jayhawks founder Mark Olson. . ...
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