Your Beatles calendar for the week:
- The Beatles LOVE, Cirque du Soleil, Mirage Hotel, Las Vegas. Performances: Thursdays through Mondays at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. No performances on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Tickets.
- 1964: The Tribute: March 8: St. Petersburg, Fla. March 9: Jacksonville, Fla. More info: www.1964thetribute.com.
- The Fab Four: March 8: Columbus, Ohio, Wendover, Nev. March 9: Florence, Ind. More info: www.thefabfour.com.
- Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles: March 12: Durham, N.C. Info: www.raintribute.com.
- Laurence Juber: March 7, 7 p.m., Powerhouse Community Center, 1658 Coast Blvd., Del Mar, CA. March 8, 7:30 p.m., Dana Point Community House, Dana Point; March 9, 7 p.m., Mission Viejo Civic Center, Mission Viejo. More info: www.laurencejuber.com.
- The Fab Faux: March. 23, Glenside, PA. More info: www.thefabfaux.com.
- Beatles Brunch, 12 p.m. Saturday, B.B. King's, New York City.
- “Made In Liverpool Sunday Show,” Beatles tribute, 14:30 UK Time, The Cavern Club, Liverpool. Information: www.cavernclub.org.
- “The Two of Us Monday Show,” weekly tribute to Lennon & McCartney, 18:00 Mondays, the Cavern Club, Liverpool. Information: www.cavernclub.org.
- “Saturday With the Beatles,” weekly Beatles tribute show with the Cavern Club Beatles, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, The Cavern Club, Liverpool. Information: www.cavernclub.org.
- Beatleshow, 5:30 p.m. nightly, Saxe Theater, Las Vegas. Tickets available here.
- March 3, 1969: Mary Hopkin's “Post Card” album released on Apple Records. The album included the worldwide hit “Those Were the Days.”
- March 5, 1963: The Beatles are photographed at EMI's London office for the cover of the “Please Please Me” album. They also were involved in a long recording session that day that included "From Me To You," "Thank You Girl" and the '63 version of "One After 909," which stayed in the can until the release of "The Beatles Anthology." They also considered recording an early version of "What Goes On," but didn't.
- March 6, 1971: Paul McCartney debuts as a solo artist in the U.S. charts with “Another Day.” The song makes it to #5.
- March 6, 1991: Sir Joseph Lockwood, chairman of EMI Records, who was head of EMI when George Martin signed the Beatles, dies.
- March 7, 1962: The Beatles record “Dream Baby,” “Memphis, Tennessee” and “Please Mr. Postman” for “Teenager's Turn – Here They Go.”
- March 9, 1968: The Beatles win four Grammy Awards for “Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.” The awards are Album of the Year, Best Album Cover, Best Contemporary Album and Best Engineered Recording.
- U.S.: The Beatles, “Magical Mystery Tour,” 10 p.m. March 8, PBS.
- UK: “Antiques Roadshow”: Items include a unique recording of a Beatles studio session. 8 a.m. March 7, Yesterday.
- “Things We Said Today”: Each week, myself and Ken Michaels of “Every Little Thing” discuss the latest Beatles news topics. The latest show features an interview with Dave Humphries about his good friend Tony Sheridan. A new show will be available Monday. The show is available on iTunes (where you can subscribe to us) and http://Fab4Radio.com on the weekends. You can also subscribe to the show's RSS feed or write to us at email@example.com.
- “Every Little Thing”: The next live broadcast of "Every Little Thing" will be March 6 from 8 to 10 p.m. EST. It will include a musical set released in 1970. The show can be streamed at www.wnhu.net. More info at www.kenmichaelsradio.com. The syndicated version can be heard on both Fab4Radio.com and Beatles-A-Rama.
- “Fab 4 Free 4 All”: Latest show: A review of “Penny Lane.” Available on iTunes and at www.Fab4Free4all.com.
- “Beatle Brunch”: March 3: A look at Paul McCartney's recent Grammy win and the Beatles' Grammy history. Show website.
- “The John Lennon Hour”: Weekly hour of John Lennon music and history hosted by Jude Southerland Kessler. 8 p.m. ET Sunday at Beatles-A-Rama. Available through iTunes.
- “Bertone Beatle Bonanza”: Episode 19: Part 1 of an interview with Henry McCullough. Website: http://bertonebeatle.libsyn.com/
- “Dennis Mitchell's Breakfast With the Beatles”: March 2-3: Tony Bramwell weighs in on the passing of Tony Sheridan, also a topic of our chats with musician Jeff Slate and author Jim Berkenstadt. Jim’s book “The Beatle Who Vanished” chronicles the life and times of temporary Beatle Jimmy Nicol. On radio stations in the U.S., Sweden, Canada, New Zealand, U.K. and Germany and online on MaccaRadio, Fab4Radio and Beatles-A-Rama and LV Classic Rock. Show website.
- “Chris Carter's Breakfast With the Beatles”: March 3: On KLOS, Songs written by Lennon & McCartney only. On both Sirius/XM satellite radio and KLOS-FM (95.5). The Sirius show repeats at midnight ET. Website.
- “The Beatledd Fab Four Hour”: The program, hosted by Edd Raineri, airs live on Friday nights, 7-8 PM ET on WRKC-FM in Wilkes-Barre, PA. It also streams live online at: http://wrkc.kings.edu. It's on Facebook at www.facebook.com/beatleddfabfourhour.
- “I've Got a Beatles Podcast”: “Agree To Disagree.” Information: http://ivegotabeatlespodcast.podbean.com/
- Breakfast With The Beatles hosted by Cha-Chi Loprete: 8 a.m. ET Sundays, WZLX-FM (100.7 FM) in Boston or streaming at www.WZLX.com (Click on Listen Live).
- “Breakfast With the Beatles": 8 to 10 a.m. CT Sundays, WXRT in Chicago. Also streamed at http://wxrt.cbslocal.com/show/breakfast-with-the-beatles/.
- “On the Beat”: Hosted by Beatles author Spencer Leigh on BBC Radio Merseyside, not primarily a Beatles show, but a lot of the discussion focuses on the Liverpool music scene in the '60s, often with those who were there. Airs Saturdays at 17:30 (5:30 p.m.) in the UK and archived online for a week after at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p001d7sj.
- "Sounds of the Sixties": Brian Matthews, who interviewed the Beatles on the BBC in the '60s, hosts this weekly show featuring music by the Beatles and others from that decade. Programs air Saturdays and stay online for a week at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006wqlv.
- "Beatlesongs": Hosted by Rob Leonard airs 8 p.m. - 11 p.m. ET Friday on 90.3 FM WHPC and streaming at www.ncc.edu/whpc.
- “Breakfast With the Beatles With Andre Gardner”: The show airs from 7 to 9 a.m. ET Sundays on WMGK-FM 102.9 and 7-9 a.m. PT on KSLX-FM 100.7 in Phoenix.
- “Just Four Guys”: New shows available at 4 p.m. ET Tuesdays at www.mvyradio.com.
- "Dinner Specials With May Pang and Cynthia Nielsen": More info: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/maypang.
- “Mid-Evening With the Beatles,” from the Philippines, 5 to 9 a.m. Saturday morning Eastern time, at their website http://www.pbs.gov.ph/dzsr.
- “Across the Universe,” hosted by Glenn Calderone from 8-10 p.m. EST Tuesdays on Inravio.com. http://www.inravio.com/batu.html
- “Beatles and Beyond”: Hosted by Pete Dicks. Available at http://www.quaywestonline.co.uk/.
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