Beatles appear in this Godard movie? "You get a free ring with every newspaper." B[r]eat[h]les[s]
The stunning conclusion to the mysterious black-and-white photos of a Hard Day's Night convert...As reported here, Spinster Aunt recently published a sequence of snaps (I, II, III, IV, V), possibly from 1967, possibly from Czechoslovakia. But wait! Click here for the deeply moving story behind them.
Ozz shows off his Beatles CD collection GUEST POST BY EUGENE • Sorry for the delay, but I think it's finally time to answer Trivia Question #2, four weeks on (my newborn is an excuse for all things tardy or haphazard these days). Here's the original question: Over the decades, each of the Beatles worked on a musical collaboration that included a member of Black Sabbath (there have been 29). Name at least one such project for each of the four Beatles. Hint: Don't fear the snot running down the reaper's noseThroughout their careers, Ozzy Osbourne and Ronnie James Dio [...]
Frames from the “Strawberry Fields” promo film, shot January 30, 1967, in Knole Park, Sevenoaks, Kent. DEVIN McKINNEY • At first, Paul is sanguine, at his ease, perhaps even lofty on teasmoke. But what does he spy, reflected in the varnished piano of a Kentish night? A Beatle aide caught in pass, or a vigilant spirit on eternal watch? May we say, you or I, what so widens his eye?
GUEST POST BY EUGENE • I guess the trivia torch has been passed. I really enjoyed answering Devin's cleverly-crafted connect-the-dots challenge, so here's another one for you all. After seeing Ozzy Osbourne (a self-proclaimed Beatlemaniac) at MSG in December, I was inspired to think of this question... Over the decades, each of the Beatles worked on a musical collaboration that included a member of Black Sabbath (there have been 29). Name at least one such project for each of the four Beatles.Hint: Don't fear the snot running down the reaper's noseGood luck - the winner gets another $1 gift certificate at The Keychain [...]
DEVIN McKINNEY • Polythene Eugene Cho gets half-credit and a $1 gift certificate at the Keychain Connection for figuring out most of the first installment of our Never-Ending Beatles Trivia Quiz Challenge. For the benighted and clueless, though, let's start at the fat bottom and work upwards, pyramid-style, to blue sky and pointy revelation... The question, you'll recall, was: What one factor connects the Beatles to three major American filmmakers of the 1970s—Francis Ford Coppola, Woody Allen, and Alan J. Pakula? The hint, you'll equally recall, was: What you talkin' 'bout, Lightfoot? Anyone who grew up watching TV in the '70s remembers [...]
DEVIN McKINNEY • What one factor connects the Beatles to three major American filmmakers of the 1970s—Francis Ford Coppola, Woody Allen, and Alan J. Pakula? Hint: What you talkin' 'bout, Lightfoot? Put your guesses in the comments; if nobody gets it, I'll give the answer on Wednesday.