John, Paul, George and Ringo didn’t quite know what to expect when they arrived at New York City’s JFK Airport on February 7, 1964 on The Beatles’ first trip to America, but it’s a moment that’s permanently etched in music history thanks to the photos and video captured that day.
The late Syd Barrett would’ve turned 72 today (January 6), and besides being Pink Floyd’s founding guitarist/frontman, one of his other biggest contributions to the band’s history is serving as the inspiration to “Shine On You Crazy Diamond,” an epic and favorite among fans the world over.
Over the holiday's it was announced that Ringo Starr is to join the MBE joining Sir Paul McCartney, Elton and now Barry Gibb. Ringo will be knighted by Queen Elizabeth. Did you know that John Lennon gave his knighthood.....BACK? The Day John Lennon Returned His MBE to the Queen John Lennon returned his MBE to the queen…
Today marks the 37th anniversary of John Lennon’s death. Before the Internet and social media, the news didn’t travel as fast as it does today. However, many Americans found out about Lennon’s tragic death the same way: From Howard Cosell on Monday Night Football.