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After The Beatles split up in 1970 John Lennon continued making music while living in New York City with his wife, Yoko Ono. Together, the couple released a collection of albums, with their first - John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band - coming out in the same year. The star was no stranger to hanging around in the more popular areas of the city, where he invariably made some friends along the way. During his time in NYC Lennon met Chase, a prominent comedy actor at the time who appeared on the weekly show Saturday Night Live (SNL), as well as some films including Foul Play and National Lampoon's Vacation.
Chase recently spoke to fellow Hollywood star Rob Lowe on his podcast, Literally!, where he discussed Lennon.
He revealed: "I was living on the west side around 71st street or something, close to the Hudson River … [Lennon] and Yoko lived somewhere near there too because I’d see him quite frequently in the little park there, eating something, and that’s where I liked to go to eat.
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During an interview John Lennon revealed one of the songs from The Beatles’ White Album was partially a parody. In addition, he felt there was something ironic about the circumstances in which he wrote the song. Here’s the story behind a classic White Album track.
In the book Lennon Remembers, John tells Jann. S Wenner his last batch of great Beatles songs were written when The Beatles were in India with Hindu guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. He cited “I’m So Tired” and “Yer Blues” as some of these songs, revealing they were both realistic songs about him. He said the songs just came to him because he had time to write. Notably, neither of these songs are happy songs, with John longing for death in “Yer Blues.”
“They’re pretty realistic, they were about me,” John said. “They always struck me as – not, what’s the word? Funny… ironic? – that I was writing supposedly in the presence of [a] guru and meditating so many hours a day, writing, ‘I’m So Tired’… songs of such pain such as ‘Yer Blues,’ which I meant.”
Wenner then asked John if “Yer Blues” was a parody of English blues music. “Well a bit,” John said. “I’m a bit self-conscious – we all are a bit self-conscious. And The Beatles are super self-conscious people about parodying Americans, which we do and have done.”
In a CBS News special about Queen Elizabeth II, Sir Paul McCartney, who has met the monarch multiple times, says he would describe her as "down to Earth."
"I think the thing about the Queen is that she's – she's royal, so you look up to her cause she's royal. But she's very down to Earth," the singer-songwriter told "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King.
McCartney's connection to the queen goes back to when he was a young boy.
"Let's go to Paul McCartney at 10. What happened at 10?" King asked McCartney.
"Because the coronation was approaching, ... there was a competition for all the schools in England you had to write an essay on the monarchy," McCartney said. "And I liked that idea."
Queen Elizabeth's coronation was in June 1953, when she was 27 years old.
McCartney's essay "had the lyrics of a love song, as Paul wrote about 'our lovely young Queen,'" King said.
The Beatles‘ album Abbey Road may not have been universally received as a masterpiece at the time of its release but since then, there’s no question it’s one of the greatest rock albums of all time.
One of the album’s tracks, “Sun King,” featured John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and George Harrison singing in another language. Here’s what Lennon had to say about it.
‘Abbey Road’ was released in 1969
Abbey Road was recorded that year in the midst of The Beatles’ bitter dissolve. In addition to “Sun King,” the album featured what were to become classics: “Come Together,” George Harrison’s “Here Comes the Sun,” and the long medley with “Sun King,” “Mean Mr. Mustard,” “Polythene Pam,” “She Came in Through the Bathroom Window,” “Golden Slumbers,” “Carry That Weight” and “The End.”
McCartney told CBS News how the album’s legendary cover image – and its title – came to be.
Plenty of celebrities — and, for that matter, plenty of non-celebrities — go by names other than the ones they were given. Stage names are nothing new, and many entertainers simply pick names that are flashier, easier to remember, or more unique than their given names.
The man born as Krishna Pandit Bhanji wanted a name that didn’t have the (contradictory) religious connotations, and changing his name to Ben Kingsley gave him an immediate boost in Hollywood job opportunities.
Meanwhile, some actors have to change their names to meet Screen Actors Guild requirements. Only one actor with a given name can be registered with the prestigious group, so Michael Andrew Fox became Michael J. Fox and Emily Stone became Emma Stone to avoid duplications.
None of these reasons, however, explain why Paul McCartney goes by a name that isn’t the one he was given.
The Beatles drummer Ringo Starr shared a new video on his official Instagram account today and announced the release of the renewed clip of his reggae-infused song named ‘Waiting For The Tide To Turn.’
As you may already follow Starr’s career that he released his last-ever solo album named ‘What’s My Name’ which features ten never-released before tracks. While the album got mixed reviews from professional reviewers, it also features a song that Paul McCartney sang and played bass guitar at the same time.
After releasing his latest solo album in 2019, he released a couple of new singles from his EP named ‘Zoom In Zoom Out’ EP like ‘Teach Me To Tango,’ Here’s To The Nights’ and ‘Waiting For The Tide To Turn’ in 2021. While the latest single of Ringo was released on his YouTube channel, today, he announced the release of the audio visulated version of the song.
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