October 18: Chuck Berry was born in 1926 Happy Birthday

 “Roll over, Beethoven, and tell Tchaikovsky the news.” Keith Richards Inducts Chuck Berry into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1986): “Chuck was my man. He was the one who made me say ‘I want to play guitar, Jesus Christ!’…Suddenly I knew what I wanted to do.” ~Keith Richards (1992)  

October 9: John Lennon was born 75 years ago

 “When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” ~John Lennon From the Liverpool …

September 26: The Beatles released Abbey Road in 1969

Released 26 September 1969 Recorded 22 February – 20 August 1969,EMI, Olympic and Trident Studios,London Genre Rock Length 47:23 Label Apple Producer George Martin Abbey Road is the 11th studio album released by the English rock band The Beatles. It is their last recorded album, although Let It Be was the last album released before the band’s dissolution in 1970. Work on Abbey Roadbegan in April 1969, and the album was released on 26 …

September 11: John Lennon and Yoko Ono on the Dick Cavett Show 1971

September 11:  John Lennon and Yoko Ono on the Dick Cavett Show 1971 John Lennon and Yoko Ono made their first appearance on The Dick Cavett show on September 11, 1971 to present their new work. They do small-talk and jokes around. They discuss John Lennon’s evolving career. It is mostly a PR-job: showing some film clips and Yoko plays …

August 6: The Beatles released “Help!” in 1965

.. a big step forward, exploring doubt, loneliness, alienation, adult sexual longing, acoustic guitars, electric piano, bongos, castanets, and the finest George songs known to man. … Help! was utterly ruined in its U.S. version, which cut half the songs and added worthless orchestral soundtrack filler, so it’s always been underrated. But Help! is the first chapter in the astounding creative …