Podcast Archives

RIU YUCATAN RIVIERA MAYA MEXICO WINNER 2016

CONGRATS TO TANYA BURTON OF EARL PARK INDIANA ON WINNING THE GRAND PRIZE!

wibn

Share

OLDIES NEWS REPORT NOV 18 2016

FLASHBACK: ‘THE BEATLES ANTHOLOGY’ PREMIERES ON TV

It was 21 years ago Saturday night (November 19th, 1995) that The Beatles Anthology premiered on ABC-TV. The three surviving Beatles, with the full cooperation of John Lennon‘s wife Yoko Ono, teamed up to produce the mini-series, which featured contemporary interviews with Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, as well as archival interviews with Lennon.

The project actually began almost immediately after the group’s breakup in the spring of 1970. The Beatles’ late right-hand man, Neil Aspinall, began compiling raw footage for the documentary, which was originally going to be called The Long And Winding Road. The doc, which was always on the group’s back burner, was even mentioned by Lennon during a 1980 deposition in a lawsuit against the producers of the Broadway musical Beatlemania. Lennon went on record at the time as saying that the group would eventually reunite to cap off the documentary.

Flash forward 25 years, to when the group’s story was spread out over three nights, with the first night world premiering the first all-new Beatles song in over 25 years, called “Free As A Bird.” The song was originally an unfinished home demo recording by Lennon from 1977. In 1994, at McCartney’s request, Yoko Ono presented the former Beatles with a total of four Lennon demos. Along with “Free As A Bird,” McCartney, Harrison, and Starr recorded another Lennon song called “Real Love.”

Although the trio decided to pass on embellishing on the already released Lennon demo of “Grow Old With Me” — there is a third unfinished Lennon track laying in the Beatles’ vaults, featuring their aborted attempt to flesh out the late-’70s demo of “Now And Then” — also known as “I Don’t Want To Lose You.”

For their digital “reunion,” the group used Lennon’s piano and lead vocal as the basis for the tracks to complete two “all new” Beatles songs. “Free As A Bird” was released as a single in November 1995 and reached Number Six. “Real Love” was released in February 1996 and peaked at Number 11.

AND MORE!!

Share

OLDIES NEWS REPORT CATCH UP!

November 10 – November 17

We have been a bit behind on getting the oldies news posted.

Here is today’s plus the last few that we missed.

NOVEMBER 10

NOVEMBER 11

NOVEMBER 14

NOVEMBER 15

NOVEMBER 16

Share

EASILY AMUSED

Share

OLDIES NEWS REPORT NOV 9 2016

TOP STORY!

GEORGE MARTIN’S MUSIC MINI-SERIES ‘SOUNDBREAKING’ COMING TO PBS

Soundbreaking, the music mini-series spearheaded by the Beatles‘ late producer George Martin, begins its eight-episode PBS run on Monday November 14th. The project was Martin’s last before his death on March 8th at age 90, and chronicles popular music’s greatest artists and producers giving the back-story to their most beloved and enduring works. The series combines “unprecedented access to some of the most celebrated artists, producers and innovators from across the music spectrum, with rare archival studio footage and an extensive soundtrack, to deliver one of the most wide-ranging series on the art of music recording.” Soundbreaking will air on PBS weekdays, November 14th through 23rd at 10:00 p.m. ET (check local listings).

AND MORE!

Share

MATT’S REPORT ON THE ELECTION

trump

Share

OLDIES NEWS REPORT NOV 8 2016

TODAY’S TOP STORY!

MAJOR CROSBY, STILLS, NASH & YOUNG BIO BEING PREPPED FOR 2019

A definitive biography on Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young is in the works from Rolling Stone contributing editor David Browne. The book, which is due out through De Capo Press in time for the group’s 50th anniversary in 2019, follows Browne’s other tomes on the era, including the critically acclaimed books Fire And Rain: The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY And The Lost Story Of 1970; and So Many Roads: The Life And Times Of The Grateful Dead. Publishers Weekly stated the bio “will be stand as the first true narrative biography ‘of a band that came to represent the highs and lows of the ’60s dream.'”

Both Graham Nash and Neil Young have published their memoirs, with David Crosby having written two volumes of his own. Stephen Stills has been hard at work on his own autobiography for the better part of the past decade. In 2008, the most in-depth CSN chronicle to date — Crosby, Stills & Nash: The Biography by writer David Zimmer and photographer Henry Diltz, received its third printing — also through De Capo.

AND MORE!

Share

OLDIES NEWS REPORT NOV 7 2016

BAD COMPANY’S MICK RALPH’S SUFFERS A STROKE

Bad Company‘s Mick Ralphs has suffered a stroke, according to Vintage Vinyl News. Although last summer, Ralphs, who’s now 72 — and also a founding member of Mott The Hoople — had missed the band’s joint North American tour with Joe Walsh, he had been back on board for Bad Company’s recent UK run, giving confidence to fans that he was fully back on board with the band, who is rumored to be recording its first full original album with Paul Rodgers since 1982’s Rough Diamonds.  

Mick Ralphs wrote such legendary Bad Company songs as “Can’t Get Enough,” “Ready For Love,” “Movin’ On,” and co-wrote “Feel Like Makin’ Love” with Paul Rodgers.

AND MORE!

Share

BENTON CENTRAL LADY BISON BASKETBALL 11/05/16

bball

BENTON CENTRAL VS KANKAKEE VALLEY

Share

BIG BARGAIN SHOW NOV 5 2016

13087475_975281375855032_4756754004484691261_n

bbspay

Share
 Page 5 of 27  « First  ... « 3  4  5  6  7 » ...  Last »