Holy Crap, John Lennon’s Toilet Up For Auction

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The Slain Troubadour’s Toilet

John Lennon’s toilet and one of his rarest albums will be among the highlights of an auction of Beatles memorabilia next weekend, as well as a mono-sound copy of Two Virgins, which he recorded with Yoko Ono, which is expected to fetch at least £2,500…
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Studies Find Meditation Could Be An Antidote For High Blood Pressure and Depression

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The Beatles and Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in Wales in 1967

It was embraced by The Beatles and became synonymous with the 1960s hippy lifestyle of peace and love.  Now medical experts believe transcendental meditation could be used to treat high blood pressure and psychological problems.

 

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EMI Puts Abbey Road Studios On The Market

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From the outside it still looks like what it once was: a Georgian town house in the suburbs of north London with a famous pedestrian crossing once trodden by the Beatles nearby. But on the inside it contains a notable slice of British and recording musical history. And shortly, apparently, it is going to be up for sale…
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The Beatles Never Broke Up?

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Get ready for a strange story of a lost Beatles album found on cassette on the other side of a portal to a parallel universe. James Richards brought the cassette back and is making all the songs available. Here’s the skinny…
“On Sept. 9, 2009 I experienced something that I still am having trouble believing happened to me.  I came into the possession of a cassette tape containing a Beatles album that was never released. In fact, not only was it never released but it was recorded many years after they broke up (and no I’m not talking about Klaatu).

Now this is where the story becomes slightly more unbelievable and it is almost embarrassing to attempt to explain the incident to you for fear of viewing me as completely absurd. I must assure you, I am not insane or on drugs, and hopefully the audio from this tape will be enough proof that there is more than we think out there…”

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University Offers Masters Degree In “The Beatles”

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The Fab Four

A Liverpool university has launched a Masters degree on The Beatles, popular music and society. Liverpool Hope University claims the course is the first of its kind in the UK and “probably the world”.

The course looks at the studio sound and compositions of The Beatles and how Liverpool helped shape their music.

Mike Brocken, course leader, said: “There have been over 8,000 books about The Beatles but there has never been serious academic study.” He added: “The Beatles influenced so much of society, not just with their music, but also with fashion from their collar-less jackets to their psychedelic clothes.

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New John Lennon Interview Discovered

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In 1969, a 14-year-old Beatle fanatic named Jerry Levitan, armed with a reel-to-reel tape deck, snuck into John Lennon’s hotel room in Toronto and convinced John to do an interview about peace. 38 years later, Jerry has produced a film about it.

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