Tag: Paul McCartney

Francie Schwartz, Paul McCartney’s summertime fling….

By Donovan Day It must be very weird indeed to have a lot of your life defined by a summertime fling from 1968 but that's the fate of Francie Schwartz, an American woman who met and bedded down with Paul McCartney for a few weeks in London back in that pre-Summer of Love. Depending on … Continue reading Francie Schwartz, Paul McCartney’s summertime fling….

Will Sony sell the rights to The Beatles original songs?

The hacked Sony emails keep on giving, passing along some important news to Beatles' fans. The emails, leaked to many places on the web, now reveal that Sony executives were thinking of selling the company's investment in the Beatles' classic song catalog, according to a recent story in the Wall Street Journal. Whether Sony is … Continue reading Will Sony sell the rights to The Beatles original songs?

Who has the best collection of Beatles memorabilia?

By L.A. Rose I was thinking of this question on Christmas Day when one of my gifts happened to be the new book "The Beatles Lyrics" by Hunter Davies who was the band's "official" biographer back in the day, 1966 to 1968. The book contains facimiles of 100 original Beatles' manuscripts and Davies himself owned … Continue reading Who has the best collection of Beatles memorabilia?