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Yevgeny Bryun told a press conference in Moscow that the consequences of the Fab Four's propaganda in the 1960s were still being felt.
"After The Beatles went to expand their consciousness in India ashrams, they introduced that idea – the changing of one's psychic state of mind using drugs – to the population," he said. "When business understood that you could trade on that – on pleasure and goods associated with pleasure – that's probably where it all began." Mr Bryun said tough measures were needed to combat mass culture and advertising which promoted drug use today.
The Beatles experimented with various narcotics and Sir Paul McCartney admitted in 2004 that much of their music was "informed" by drugs. He said the song "Got To Get You Into My Life" was "about pot" while "Day Tripper" was about acid. "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" famousl details


Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney, actress Penelope Cruz and director Robert Redford have joined a campaign for a “global sanctuary” around the North Pole, Greenpeace announced Thursday.

They are among the first 100 names on a planned million-signature scroll that the green group wants to place on the seabed beneath Earth’s northernmost point.

The spot will be marked with a “Flag for the Future” designed by children in a global competition organized by the movie details


A signed Beatles ticket from a concert in Norfolk in 1963 is expected to fetch up to £2,000 at auction in London.

The ticket for the Grosvenor in Norwich was bought for seven shillings and sixpence and signed at the gig by John Lennon and Ringo Starr.

It also states the band were supported at the now defunct venue on Prince of Wales Road by local band Ricky Lee and the Hucklebucks.

The ticket is being auctioned by Bonhams on 3 July.

At the time of the gig The Beatles were celebrating their first number one single From Me To You, which stayed at the top of the British singles chart for seven weeks.


Victor Spinetti, Welsh-born star of stage and screen, has died at the age of 82.

Born to an Italian-Welsh father and Welsh mother in Cwm, Ebbw Vale, he was a regular performer in London's West End as well as with the Royal Shakespeare Company.

He appeared in more than 30 films, including the Beatles' movies and Dylan Thomas's Under Milk Wood, starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.



A personal plea on YouTube has been made to Paul McCartney to save a museum in Hamburg dedicated to the Beatles.

To the sound of the Fab Four songs like 'With a Little help From My Friends', 'Help'  and 'Don't Let Me Down', staff appear in a six-minute video.

They tell of the love of the band and their fears that the five-storey Beatlemania museum in the German city's red-light district will have to close at the end of this month unless it gets financial support.




Since Paul McCartney’s 70th birthday is this week, most of the major media will be focusing on his most popular moments. His iconic Beatles anthems, beloved Wings singles, and No.1 solo hits will be on everybody’s radar. But instead of praising “Let It Be”, “Band on the Run”, or “Hey Jude”, let’s put the spotlight on the lesser-known songs in McCartney’s catalogue. Despite the fact that the following songs were either never released as a single or just aren’t played on the radio enough, they reveal the talent and personality behind one of the most successful and influential musicians of all time. 
The epitome of underrated, “Cage” didn’t even make it onto an album. But the neglected Wings’ castoff has worked its way into the hearts of die-hard McCartney fans thanks to a few bootlegs. Wikipedia calls it “exquisite”. I call it a cat details



LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - June 11, 2012) - George Harrison once again topped the charts when the 2-DVD set of Martin Scorsese's GEORGE HARRISON: LIVING IN THE MATERIAL WORLDdebuted at No. 1 in North America in its first week of release. The DVD has remained in the Top 5 spots on the charts for 5 consecutive weeks. Marking more milestones in an enduring legacy, the critically acclaimed DVD is Harrison's third No. 1 release, his highest charting DVD and was just certified platinum by the RIAA in the U.S. and double platinum in Canada.





Sir Paul McCartney once sang of being washed-up and unlovable When I’m Sixty-Four.


But as he reaches the even grander old age of 70, his gloomy teenage predictions seem wider of the mark than ever.

Macca enters his eighth decade knowing he is adored as a music icon and national treasure — and he is one who is still not resting on his laurels.

Rather than put his slippered feet up, Sir Paul is busy touring and recordin details


Something in the way she moves...led them to the altar.

Dhani Harrison, the 33-year-old son of late Beatle George Harrison and George's second wife, Olivia, secretly tied the knot with Icelandic former model Sólveig Káradóttir over the weekend in his native Southern England.

And wouldn't you know it, Stella McCartney designed her dress!

Per the UK's  details


Apparently, love isn’t all you need.

The Beatles museum in Hamburg, Germany, is closing its doors at the end of the month amid a disappointing lack of day-trippers making visits, Britain’s NME Magazine is reporting.

Despite boasting more than 1,000 pieces of rare memorabilia on display through its five stories, the Beatlemania museum drew only 150,000 visitors since it opened in May 2009, according to the report.


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