Archive for March, 2012

March 27, 2012

Eat At Home

Paul McCartney’s “Eat at Home” was a track on his 1971 album Ram. The song was released as a single in Europe only, and reached #7 in the Netherlands. Many believe it was written in the style of Buddy Holly, one of McCartney’s idols.

Listen to “Eat at Home” after the jump!

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March 24, 2012

Don’t Let Me Down

“Don’t Let Me Down” was written by John Lennon during The Beatles’ Get Back sessions. It was included as part of the band’s final live concert performance from the rooftop of Apple Studios. This live recording was used as the b-side of the single “Get Back.”

Watch the video for “Don’t Let Me Down” after the jump!

 

 

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March 22, 2012

Ram Remastered

The Paul and Linda McCartney album Ram, originally released in 1971, is being re-released as part of the Paul McCartney Archive Collection. The remastered album will be released in a variety of formats, including CD, LP, deluxe box set and digital download, and will feature a variety of unreleased tracks.

Click here to read more on PaulMcCartney.com!

March 21, 2012

Let It Roll

“Ballad of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll)” is a song written by George Harrison and included on his first solo album All Things Must Pass. The song served as a tribute to Frank Crisp, a 19th century lawyer that had been a previous owner of Harrison’s Victorian residence known as Friar Park. It was also included on its namesake compilation album released in 2002.

March 20, 2012

Yellow Submarine to be Digital Restored

The classic animated Beatles film Yellow Submarine will be digitally restored and re-released on DVD and Blu-Ray on May 29th, 2012 in the U.S. The film’s songtrack album will also be reissued on CD on the same date.

Click here to learn more about this exciting release at TheBeatles.com!

March 19, 2012

Happy Birthday Pattie Boyd!

Pattie Boyd was born in England on March 17th, 1944. Pattie, a former model, married George Harrison in 1966. The couple divorced in 1974, and Boyd married George’s best friend Eric Clapton.

In honor of Pattie’s birthday, watch the video for The Beatles’ “Something” after the jump!

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March 17, 2012

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

On March 17th, 1962, The Beatles played a concert at the Village Hall in Knotty Ash, Liverpool. The band played on the bill alongside fellow Liverpudlians Rory Storm and the Hurricanes, which included future Beatles drummer Ringo Starr.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

March 16, 2012

Can’t Buy Me Love

The Beatles released “Can’t Buy Me Love” as a single on March 16th, 2012. The song, which was also included on the album and in the film A Hard Day’s Night, hit #1 on the U.S. charts.

Watch the video for “Can’t Buy Me Love” after the jump!

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March 14, 2012

Revolution Live

The Beatles shot a ‘live’ music video for their single “Revolution”, where the band sang the vocals live over a pre-recorded instrumental track. Differences in the vocal performance include Paul McCartney and George Harrison singing backing vocals and John Lennon changing a line to “count me out…in”. The video premiered during a broadcast of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour in the U.S.

Watch the video for “Revolution” after the jump!

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March 12, 2012

Paul and Linda’s Anniversary

Paul McCartney and Linda Eastman were married on March 12th, 1969 at the Marylebone Registry Office in London. The couple had been dating for 6 months before tying the knot, and Linda was 4 months pregnant with their future daughter Mary at the time. The couple were accompanied by Linda’s daughter Heather from a previous marriage.

Watch footage of the couple’s wedding after the jump!

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