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  • Backstage at the Cavern
    Newly released photo shows Beatles backstage at the Cavern in 1963
    The San Francisco Art Exchange's newly released 1963 photo of the Beatles at the Cavern taken by Shahrokh Hatami is a rare look at the Beatles before Beatlemania, Jim Hartley of the SFAE told us in an email March 29.“Only weeks later...
  • Beatles
    1963 Beatle demos released
    The Beatles have a legacy that has had such an enormous impact on popular culture, everything they recorded demands to be heard. As a result, several alternate tracks from 1963 have been released to iTunes.The songs included among the album's...
  • C. S. Lewis, Author
    “The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe,” author also passed away on Nov 22,1963
    It is said that each time a sainted Christian goes to heaven – the angels sing and celebrate.Sometimes these men and women go silently into the next world with little fanfare, little recognition and mostly no news coverage here on earth.Such...
  • As for girls~lots of guys like girls~I very likely like girls far more than Jack~we’re supposed to like girls~we're boys~
    As for girls~lots of guys like girls~I very likely like girls far more than Jack
    Bernie Torbikbtorbik@alumni.utoronto.ca67.52.95.61Submitted on 2013/11/22 at 1:34 amJFK was without doubt the most overrated underachiever to occupy the White House in the 20th Century. Apart from his womanizing – a family trait, to be sure ...
  • Kennedys
    Every American Remembers
    Every American of a certain age remembers where he or she was on November 22, 1963.It is seared in our memories, where we sat or stood when we first heard the news, “The president’s been shot,” and then where we went to watch...
  • The Beatles
    Historic NBC Beatles TV find was first to show group in concert, author says
    NBC Newsannounced an incredible discovery Nov. 18 of the audio from their story 50 years earlier on "The Huntley-Brinkley Report” with footage of the Beatles on stage that author Bruce Spizer confirmed in an exclusive phone interview...
  • The March on Washington
    1963: The Civil Rights Movement reaches new heights
    The year 1963 brought amazing moments and dramatic tragedies for America. The Civil Rights Movement found itself in the middle of momentous events. It continued its struggle in bloody Birmingham and on the campus of the University of Alabama. At...
  • "Who really killed Kennedy' hits bookstores today - Tuesday, September 17
    "Who really killed Kennedy' hits bookstores today - Tuesday, September 17
    It has been almost fifty years since President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated in a downtown Dallas, TX motorcade alongside his wife, Jacqueline. Kennedy was only 46-years old, in the prime of his life and the height of his presidential...
  • The Beatles' "Please Please Me" album
    'Please Please Me' recreator says album captured Beatles' 'raw energy'
    One of the musicians involved in a marathon re-creation of the Beatles' “Please Please Me” album Monday in the UK called the album “the sound of a band capturing their raw energy,” the BBC reported today.Stereophonics...
  • November 22, 1963 , JFK
    November 22, 2012 is a remarkable day for reflection.
    I was three years old and living with my parents in Montreal Canada on that fateful day when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on Friday , November 22, 1963. My memory is filled with stories that were told to me in my formative years how...
  • Judyth Baker
    An Insider's Re-Examination of the JFK Assassination in Venice
    An Insider's Re-Examination of the JFK Assassination with Judyth Vary Baker at Canal Club in Venice Beach, Ca. is November 28th (Wednesday), 7:30pm – 10pm.Where do you stand on the JFK assassination? Many American's consider the...
  • MJQ
    "In a Crowd": MJQ's lost gem recorded live in Monterey
    I have posted more than a few items over the years regarding albums recorded live at the Monterey Jazz Festival. This, I recognize, is a special interest of mine, one rooted in a deep-seeded love of collecting music and also my 15 years attending...
  • ABC’s ‘Pan Am’: When flying was fun, carefree and glamorous
    ABC’s ‘Pan Am’: When flying was fun, carefree and glamorous
    (Tampa, FL) “Pan Am” is set in the early 1960s (1963) when women’s choices for a career were limited to teaching, nursing or becoming a stewardess, now flight attendants. For those who did not want a career they either married...
  • Spencer's Mountain
    Spencer's Mountain: The Classic Family Value Film (1963)
    At the tail end drop off of golden age filmlore, when west coast media portrayed all Americans and not just the elite and aloof, thug and victim and outsider or misfit, Hollywood still had room for little guys on movie screens. And there were two...