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  • Beach Boys Mastermind [Brian Wilson] Placed Under Conservatorship in Old Age

    02/21/2024 1:25:00 PM PST · by Duke C. · 17 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 2/21/23 | Juliette Fairly
    One of the conservators appointed to oversee Beach Boy Brian Wilson’s golden years promises that his daily living needs will be satisfied and that he will continue to lead an active life. Publicist-manager Jean Sievers will work with Mr. Wilson’s business manager, LeeAnn Hard, as co-conservator of his person.
  • It's on us (זה עלינו)

    02/21/2024 1:12:10 PM PST · by Right Wing Vegan · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | Subliminal and the shadow with Raviv Kinner
    These Israelis have a message for terrorists. There is some war footage and strong expression, so viewer discretion is advised.
  • Criminal case over handwritten lyrics to 'Hotel California' goes to trial

    02/21/2024 10:53:56 AM PST · by Red Badger · 41 replies
    Yahoo! - AP ^ | February 21, 2024 at 10:31 AM CST | JENNIFER PELTZ
    NEW YORK (AP) — A criminal case involving handwritten lyrics to the classic rock megahit “Hotel California” and other Eagles favorites went to trial Wednesday in New York, with three men accused of scheming to thwart band co-founder Don Henley’s efforts to reclaim the allegedly ill-gotten documents. The trial concerns about 100 pages of drafts of the words to songs from the 1976 release “Hotel California," which is the third-biggest selling album ever in the U.S. Rare-books dealer Glenn Horowitz, former Rock & Roll Hall of Fame curator Craig Inciardi, and memorabilia seller Edward Kosinski face charges including conspiracy to...
  • People Abandoned Disney Over Terrible Storytelling, Not Primarily Politics

    02/21/2024 8:18:29 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 02/21/2024 | SAMUEL MANGOLD-LENETT
    Which is more important for a movie: a compelling story or ideology?If you found yourself among those with an internal monologue, you likely answered “compelling story.” If so, I’m sorry to inform you that this means you are a mouth-breathing troglodyte — at least according to the folks over at Disney. Responding to recent criticisms of Disney and its CEO Bob Iger, an executive at the House of Mouse suggested to Puck writer Matthew Belloni that moviegoers’ latent bigotry is to blame for the studio’s many flops in recent years.“Everyone says, ‘It’s the movies, stupid,’” the unnamed executive said, “which...
  • Sam Mendes, Sony & Apple Corps Set Four Beatles Theatrical Movies On Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison & Ringo Starr

    02/20/2024 4:51:36 PM PST · by Ciaphas Cain · 30 replies
    Deadline ^ | February 20, 2024 | Mike Fleming Jr.
    EXCLUSIVE: In a move that ought to make fans of The Beatles twist and shout, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Oscar-winning filmmaker Sam Mendes and his Neal Street Productions have set plans to make four separate theatrical films — one on each of the members of music’s most famous and enduring band. Mendes will direct all four of the films, and this marks the first time Apple Corps Ltd. and The Beatles – Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and the families of John Lennon and George Harrison – have granted full life story and music rights for a scripted film. Mendes conceived...
  • Roger Waters Calls U2’s Bono “Disgusting” and “a (Expletive)”

    02/19/2024 7:32:30 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 66 replies
    NME ^ | 19th February 2024 | Liberty Dunworth
    “Anybody who knows Bono should go and pick him up by his ankles and shake him… until he stops being an enormous (Expletive)” Roger Waters has lashed out at U2 frontman Bono, describing him as “disgusting” and “a (Expletive)”. The comments against the Irish rock singer arose in a new interview with Waters, and saw the Pink Floyd musician criticise the former for his previous comments on the Israel-Hamas war. Speaking during one of their Sphere residency shows in Las Vegas, Bono used the performance to pay his respects to those killed during the October 7 attack at the Israeli...
  • "He wanted to stay up and party. Bon just wanted to keep the party going": What really happened on the night Bon Scott died? (44 years ago today)

    02/19/2024 6:00:47 PM PST · by DoodleBob · 36 replies
    Louder Sound ^ | February 19, 2024 | Geoff Barton
    … Almost 25 years after Bon Scott’s death, there are still many unexplained events that surround it. … Author Clinton Walker relates the following story ..: on Monday evening, February 18, 1980, Bon phoned Silver Smith to invite her along to see a band at Dingwalls in Camden, north London. Silver declined, but said she had a friend – Alistair (sometimes spelled Alasdair) Kinnear – who would be delighted to accompany him. In the end, Bon and Kinnear ended up at the Music Machine, a venue just down the road from Dingwalls at the bottom end of Camden High Street,...
  • Taylor Swift announces a huge change for her upcoming Sydney concerts: 'I hope this is OK'

    02/19/2024 3:02:44 AM PST · by dennisw · 81 replies
    READ MORE: Australian Taylor Swift fan sparks debate with ticket theory Taylor Swift made a shock on stage announcement in Melbourne on Sunday evening, revealing a huge change for her upcoming Sydney shows. The global megastar, 34, told the packed crowd she was revising her rule of never performing the same acoustic 'Surprise Song' more than once on her Eras Tour. 'I want to be as creative as possible with the acoustic set moving forward and I don't want to limit anything or say, "If I played this song, I can't play it again",' Swift began. 'So, from now on,...
  • ‘Coward Of The County’: Kenny Rogers Keeps It Country

    02/18/2024 3:43:23 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    Udiscovermusic ^ | February 16, 2024 | Paul Sexton
    ‘Coward Of The County’ became a rare UK country No. 1 on February 16, 1980.Big, bona-fide country crossover hits in the UK are rare things. Country No.1s are collectors’ items, but on February 16, 1980, the British charts were ruled by the C&W sound, as Kenny Rogers climbed to the summit with “Coward of the County.” Rogers was a well-known name on the international stage by then, even if, as at home, he’d endured a long hiatus after his initial success with the First Edition. The song that brought him back was another country classic, 1977’s “Lucille,” which won...
  • A Cultural Constant: The Inspiration Of Yoko Ono

    02/18/2024 3:27:42 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 51 replies
    Udiscovermusic ^ | February 18, 2024 | Paul Sexton
    The Japanese artist has been a touchstone of popular culture for more than half a century. She retains such an energetic inquisitiveness about the world of art, it’s hard to believe that, in earth years, so to speak, Yoko Ono is now in her tenth decade on the planet. Born in Tokyo on February 18, 1933, the Japanese artist has conducted herself with great dignity and resilience as a prominent cultural figure for more than half a century. After meeting John Lennon when he was one of perhaps the four most famous people in the world, she has kept his...
  • Some MAGA Music

    02/18/2024 6:46:03 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 11 replies
  • Fifty years after it was stolen, Paul McCartney is reunited with his iconic violin-bass

    02/17/2024 8:06:37 PM PST · by Red Badger · 20 replies
    Not The Bee ^ | Holly Ash · Feb 17, 2024
    As one of the last surviving Beatles shows us, never give up — not even after five decades: Paul McCartney is "incredibly grateful" after he was reunited with his beloved bass more than 51 years after it vanished and sparked a global search at the Beatle's pleading. The 1961 Höfner 500/1 bass guitar — bought by McCartney as a teen in Hamburg for a mere $37 before the fame — was stolen off the back of a van transporting the band's equipment on the night of Oct. 10, 1972, in Notting Hill, according to Höfner executives who launched an investigation...
  • DNA From Beethoven's Hair Reveals Surprise Some 200 Years Later

    02/17/2024 4:41:56 PM PST · by Red Badger · 51 replies
    Science Alert ^ | 18 February 2024 | MIKE MCRAE
    A portrait of Beethoven painted in 1820 by Karl Joseph Stieler. (Karl Joseph Stieler/PD) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ One stormy Monday in March, 1827, the German composer Ludwig van Beethoven passed away after a protracted illness. Bedridden since the previous Christmas, he was attacked by jaundice, his limbs and abdomen swollen, each breath a struggle. As his associates went about the task of sorting through personal belongings, they uncovered a document Beethoven had written a quarter of a century earlier – a will beseeching his brothers make details of his condition known to the public. Today it is no secret that one of...
  • Richard Wagner: The Valkyrie - Ride of the Valkyries

    02/17/2024 1:51:13 PM PST · by simpson96 · 24 replies
    Youtube ^ | 03/18/2021 | Trondheim Symfoniorkester & Opera
    From an opera concert with Trondheim Symphony Orchestra & Opera in Olavshallen, Trondheim, 11 March 2021. Conductor: James Gaffigan Valkyries: Helmwige – Sigrid Vetleseter Bøe, Gerhilde – Camilla Stenhoff Vist, Schwertleite – Siv Oda Hagerupsen, Waltraute – Åse Krystad, Ortlinde – Tonje Eero Hove, Rossweisse – Maria Nohr, Grimgerde – Nina Sætherhaug.Richard Wagner: The Valkyrie - Ride of the Valkyries
  • The Rolling Stones - Stupid Girl (Official Lyric Video)

    02/17/2024 1:36:21 PM PST · by DallasBiff · 3 replies
    ABKCOVEVO ^ | 1966/2020 | Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
    I'm not talking about the kind of clothes she wear Look at that stupid girl I'm not talking about the way she combs her hair Look at that stupid girl
  • Stephen Colbert projecting his unhinged TDS on national television. (Video)

    02/16/2024 9:22:16 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 26 replies
    MythinformedMKE Twitter ^ | 02 16 2024 | MythinformedMKE
    Stephen Colbert becomes enraged that none of the lawsuits against Trump are stopping him. MythinformedMKE Twitter (Video)
  • Deep Underground Lies the World’s Largest Musical Instrument

    02/16/2024 4:27:26 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    Far Out Magazine ^ | Fri 16 February 2024 | Jordan Potter
    Deep underground, encased by the rolling hills of North Virginia, lies a subterranean paradise and musical marvel. The Luray Caverns boast the most extensive cave system in the eastern United States, but for the millions of visitors who flock there each year, it’s not just the beautiful rock formations that reel them in. These natural walls also house the eerie vibrations that emanate from the world’s largest musical instrument. Locked away, deep in the labyrinthine passages of the Luray Caverns, is The Great Stalacpipe Organ. This instrument is a natural wonder that brings a new meaning to “rock music”. The...
  • "Afternoon Tea" - original jazz, by Yours Truly

    02/15/2024 11:41:53 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 3 replies
    me, via Rumble ^ | 2/16/2024 | me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg"
    My latest song. One lump or two?
  • Imagine 50 years of John Lennon's 'anti-religious, anti-nationalistic, anti-capitalistic' anthem

    02/15/2024 6:41:13 PM PST · by DallasBiff · 41 replies
    ABC South West Vic ^ | 7/5/21 | Matt Neal
    "Yoko actually helped a lot with the lyrics, but I wasn't man enough to let her have credit for it," Lennon confessed to reporter David Sheff during a series of interviews for Playboy magazine published just two days before Lennon was shot dead on December 8, 1980. In early 1971, Lennon finished the lyrics (and Ono's input was officially credited in 2017) and in June that year, he recorded takes at the purpose-built studio at his Tittenhurst Park mansion home — sound engineer Eddie Veale, who helped construct the studio, called it "the first professional home studio in the...
  • Put the beer down, Travis - it's not IF Taylor dumps you... but WHEN: After the coach bashing, drunken disorder and tone-deaf post-shooting selfies, MAUREEN CALLAHAN says image-obsessed Swift will now shake off brand Kelce

    02/15/2024 1:55:04 PM PST · by RummyChick · 88 replies
    daily mail ^ | 2/15/2024 | callahan
    Did she know he was trouble? America, brace for impact: It looks like the romance of the century (wink wink) may already be over. The once-sparkling future of our prom king and queen, the football star and the head cheerleader, has almost certainly been dashed by one very public rage explosion, drunken disorder, and a spectacularly insensitive decision to party hard after a mass shooting at his Super Bowl parade. Mere hours after 22 fans were shot — nine children among them, a young mother dead — Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce thought it was a great idea...