Posts Tagged ‘the beatles’

“Rock Band: The Beatles” trailer

June 17, 2009

This.  Is.  Awesome.   Coming September 9, 2009.

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Beatles Tube-pure awesomeness for Beatles nerds such as myself

May 17, 2009

Beatles Tube brings nearly all of The Beatles songs together on one site.  You can watch music videos and live performances of The Beatles music, with lyrics included as well as background info.

Check out a live performance of “Act Naturally” from The Beatles performance on The Ed Sullivan Show from 1965.

Also check out Stones Tube, U2 Tube, Queen Tube.

Thanks to Erik for sending this one in.

WIN: 13,000 people singing “Hey Jude” in Trafalgar Square

May 5, 2009

Filmed for a T-Mobile commercial on April 30, 2009 in London’s Trafalgar Square.

Because it’s Monday: Depressing Muppet songs

March 22, 2009

Topless Robot ran a great feature titled “The 7 Most Depressing Songs Ever Sung by a Muppet.” There’s some great ones on this list.

Check out one of the 7 Muppet songs featured, Floyd Peppers’ cover of The Beatles classic “While My Guitar Gently Weeps.”

See the rest of the list at Topless Robot.

Prince steals the show during a great cover of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”

January 6, 2009

Watch Prince tear it up at around the 3:30 mark. He might be a bit odd, but that dude is bad on guitar. Other performers include Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, Marc Mann, Steve Winwood & Dhani Harrison (George’s son). From the 2004 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Very nice cover version of one of the Daily Chum’s favorite Beatles’ songs.

20 album covers recreated with Legos

July 29, 2008

The Toy Zone published a list of 20 album covers that had been recreated using Legos. Check out a few below. Kinda makes me wish I still had my Legos (sighs).

Check out the full list here.

Pink Floyd, Division Bell

Aphex Twin, Windowlicker

The Beatles, Let it Be

Paul McCartney used to scare The Man; Now The Man gives him police escorts so he’s not late for a gig at Shea Stadium

July 21, 2008

Report: McCartney made it from JFK to Shea in 15 mins.

Newsday Staff Writer

If you thought Friday night’s Billy Joel concert was wonderful, you don’t know the miraculous part. According to the Daily News, former Beatle Paul McCartney was hauled off from JFK Airport to Shea Stadium in less than 15 minutes. With the help of the NYPD, of course.

The British singer’s plane landed a little after 11 p.m., and it was met on the tarmac by cops. He ran down the stairs and by 11:20 he jumped on stage at Shea Stadium, surprising the Piano Man. According to the Rush and Molloy blog, he was escorted the whole way by NYPD.

The cops did not divulge the actual route, but it would be fair to assume it was through the ultra-congested Van Wyck Expressway to the stadium. A ride of a little more than 11 miles covered in less than 15 minutes. Any person who has driven the Van Wyck might be green with envy.

Source

Fan video of the performance, low quality, but if you’re interested…….

Insured celebrity body parts

July 12, 2008

I’m thinking it’s her eyelashes.

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