Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Lennon, McCartney items to be sold in big Prince's Trust auction

Mick Jagger's motorcycle jacket to be auctioned. 

Julien's Auctions announced today (Oct. 23) a special auction of rock memorabilia Nov. 10 with items connected to John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ozzy Osbourne, Brian May, Rod Stewart, Eric Clapton and more, many of which were clothes worn on stage. The sale benefits The Prince's Trust, which works to help those from ages 11 to 30 who are unemployed or struggling at school.

The clothing includes a black leather motorcycle jacket custom made for Mick Jagger with the Stones' tongue logo signed on the back by Jagger; shoes and a signed stage jacket worn by Rod Stewart; a blue waistcoat worn by Eric Clapton; a red hockey jersey with “May 19” on the back signed by Queen guitarist Brian May; a Barbra Streisand dress worn for the movie All Night Long; boots worn on stage by Emma Bunton; a black long-sleeved caftan worn by Ozzy Osbourne; a long-sleeved black gown worn by Sharon Osbourne; a Joan Collins couture evening coat designed by Nolan Miller and other clothing used by Britney Spears, Lionel Richie and Geri Halliwell. 

Other non-clothing items include a set of The Beatles' super deluxe Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 50th anniversary set signed by Paul McCartney; limited edition prints of caricatures drawn by John Lennon of his friends at Quarry Bank High School accompanied by a letter of authenticity from a classmate of his at Liverpool Art College, a white Gibson SG 50th anniversary guitar signed by both Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who, and items connected to Annie Lennox, Bryan Adams and Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden.

The auction will be part of the upcoming Icons & Idols: Rock-N-Roll auction held by Julien's Auctions on November 9 and 10 at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City. Personal property by Elton John lyricist Bernie Taupin will be featured on Nov. 9. For more information on bidding, go to www.julienslive.com.

Friday, October 19, 2018

New Paul McCartney and Wings boxes announced

Track lists:
Wild Life - Deluxe Edition CD Box Set Tracklist

CD1 – Remastered Album
1. Mumbo (2018 Remaster)
2. Bip Bop (2018 Remaster)
3. Love Is Strange (2018 Remaster)
4. Wild Life (2018 Remaster)
5. Some People Never Know (2018 Remaster)
6. I Am Your Singer (2018 Remaster)
7. Bip Bop (Link) (2018 Remaster)
8. Tomorrow (2018 Remaster)
9. Dear Friend (2018 Remaster)
10. Mumbo (Link) (2018 Remaster)

CD2 – Rough Mixes
1. Mumbo [Rough Mix]
2. Bip Bop [Rough Mix]
3. Love Is Strange (Version) [Rough Mix]
4. Wild Life [Rough Mix]
5. Some People Never Know [Rough Mix]
6. I Am Your Singer [Rough Mix]
7. Tomorrow [Rough Mix]
8. Dear Friend [Rough Mix]

CD3 – Bonus

1. Good Rockin’ Tonight [Home Recording]
2. Bip Bop [Home Recording]
3. Hey Diddle [Home Recording]
4. She Got It Good [Home Recording]
5. I Am Your Singer [Home Recording]
6. Outtake I
7. Dear Friend [Home Recording I]
8. Dear Friend [Home Recording II]
9. Outtake II
10. Indeed I Do
11. When The Wind Is Blowing
12. The Great Cock And Seagull Race [Rough Mix]
13. Outtake III
14. Give Ireland Back To The Irish
15. Give Ireland Back To The Irish (Version)
16. Love Is Strange [Single Edit]
17. African Yeah Yeah

DVD – Bonus Video
1. Scotland, 1971
2. The Ball
3. ICA Rehearsals
4. Give Ireland Back To The Irish (Rehearsal)
Plus 24bit 96kHz unlimited high-resolution audio download of the remastered album and bonus audio

Red Rose Speedway – Deluxe Edition CD Box Set Tracklist

CD1 – Remastered Album
1. Big Barn Bed (2018 Remaster)
2. My Love (2018 Remaster)
3. Get On The Right Thing (2018 Remaster)
4. One More Kiss (2018 Remaster)
5. Little Lamb Dragonfly (2018 Remaster)
6. Single Pigeon (2018 Remaster)
7. When The Night (2018 Remaster)
8. Loup (1st Indian On The Moon) (2018 Remaster)
9. Medley: (2018 Remaster)
*(a) Hold Me Tight
*(b) Lazy Dynamite
*(c) Hands Of Love
*(d) Power Cut

CD2 – “Double Album”
1. Night Out
2. Get On The Right Thing
3. Country Dreamer
4. Big Barn Bed
5. My Love
6. Single Pigeon
7. When The Night
8. Seaside Woman
9. I Lie Around
10. The Mess [Live At The Hague]
11. Best Friend [Live In Antwerp]
12. Loup (1st Indian On The Moon)
13. Medley:
*(a) Hold Me Tight
*(b) Lazy Dynamite
*(c) Hands Of Love
*(d) Power Cut
14. Mama’s Little Girl
15. I Would Only Smile
16. One More Kiss
17. Tragedy
18. Little Lamb Dragonfly

CD3 – Bonus Audio
1. Mary Had A Little Lamb
2. Little Woman Love
3. Hi, Hi, Hi
4. C Moon
5. Live And Let Die
6. Get On The Right Thing [Early Mix]
7. Little Lamb Dragonfly [Early Mix]
8. Little Woman Love [Early Mix]
9. 1882 [Home Recording]
10. Big Barn Bed [Rough Mix]
11. The Mess
12. Thank You Darling
13. Mary Had A Little Lamb [Rough Mix]
14. 1882 [Live in Berlin]
15. 1882
16. Jazz Street
17. Live And Let Die [Group Only, Take 10]

DVD 1 – Bonus Video
1. Music Videos
2. James Paul McCartney TV Special
3. Live And Let Die [Live in Liverpool]
4. Newcastle Interview

DVD 2 - Bonus Film
1. The Bruce McMouse Show
5.1 Surround Dolby Digital, 16bit 48kHz /PCM Stereo, 24bit 48kHz Blu-ray

Blu-Ray - The Bruce McMouse Show
5.1 Surround DTS-HD Master Audio, 24bit 96kHz/PCM Stereo 24bit 96kHz

Download Card
Plus 24bit 96kHz unlimited high-resolution audio download of the remastered album and bonus audio.

Wings Over Europe Tracklist (included in combined box PAUL McCARTNEY AND WINGS: WINGS 1971-73 available through his website)
CD 1
1. Big Barn Bed [Live In Newcastle/1973]
2. Eat At Home [Live At The Hague/1972]
3. Smile Away [Live In Berlin/1972]
4. Bip Bop (Link) [Live At The Hague/1972]
5. Mumbo (Link) [Live In Antwerp/1972]
6. Blue Moon Of Kentucky [Live At The Hague/1972]
7. 1882 [Live In Berlin/1972]
8. I Would Only Smile [Live In Antwerp/1972]
9. Give Ireland Back To The Irish [Live In Groningen/1972]
10. The Mess [Live In Berlin/1972]
11. Best Friend [Live In Antwerp/1972]
12. Soily [Live In Berlin/1972]
13. I Am Your Singer [Live At The Hague/1972]
14. Seaside Woman [Live In Groningen/1972]
15. Wild Life [Live At The Hague/1972]
16. My Love [Live At The Hague/1972]
17. Mary Had A Little Lamb [Live At The Hague/1972]
18. Maybe I'm Amazed [Live In Groningen/1972]
19. Hi, Hi, Hi [Live At The Hague/1972]
20. Long Tall Sally [Live In Groningen/1972]

Monday, October 15, 2018

Beatles News Briefs #19

10/15/2018: McCartney set list update, Beatles top British album poll are today's headlines.

Listen to it here.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Beatles News Briefs #18 now online

Beatles News Briefs #18 - McCartney set lists, Lennon birthday news, new Yoko interview, McCartney's DJ CD, White Album books.  Available here.

Album with Paul McCartney DJ, Chris Holmes, to be re-released with bonus tracks

Omnivore Recordings will reissue Yum-Yum's Dan Loves Patti album with ten bonus tracks on Nov. 2. One of the members is Chris Holmes, who has done the McCartney pre-shows for over a decade.

Here's the tracklist:

1. I'm Not Telling
  2. Apiary
  3. Dan Loves Patti
  4. Doot-Doot
  5. Train of Thought
  6. Sister
  7. Cross My Heart
  8. Ring
  9. Jealous of the Stars
  10. Uneasy
  11. Words Will Fail
  12. Lament
  13. When You Were Mine
  14. Baby I Love You
  15. The Rainbow Connection
  16. Uneasy (Fuzz Mix)
  17. Holding Out For Love (Demo) [Bonus Track]
  18. Summertime (Demo) [Bonus Track]
  19. I Took Advantage Of The Spring (Demo) [Bonus Track]
  20. Automatic Blues (Demo) [Bonus Track]
  21. Magic Back In Our Lives (Demo) [Bonus Track]
  22. Teaching The Mockingbird To Sing (Demo) [Bonus Track]

The White Album before The White Album

The Beatles (The White Album) and the upcoming release of the box set with all the demos and outtakes brings back the history of the album that itself was the only time that the Beatles recorded a full set of demos for an album. (Which will be on the new set.)

But the album was also leaked to WABC in New York, which played several of the tracks, including some unique versions. "Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da" had some talking at the beginnning. And "Blackbird" was quite different with some vocal and guitar differences.

We're looking forward to seeing which outtakes are on the set and whether any of the songs WABC played will be there. More significantly, there's only one outtake of "Blackbird" on the set (not counting the Esher version) and it'll be interesting to see which it is.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

New Beatles-authorized products announced today

Crosley Radio announced several new Beatles-branded products today. They are:

  • The Beatles Sgt. Pepper Record Carrier Case
  • The Beatles Record Carrier Case
  • The Beatles Yellow Submarine Record Storage Crate
  • The Beatles Apple Record Storage Crate
  • The Beatles Platter Pad (available in 7 different licensed designs)
The record carrier cases hold 30 albums.  The record storage crates hold anywhere from 40 to 75 albums.  The platter pads come in 7 designs. They are MMT, Help, Rubber Soul, Apple, Fab Four, Sgt. Pepper and Yellow Submarine.