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 …

August 15: The Beatles played at Shea Stadium in 1965

August 15: The Beatles played at Shea Stadium in 1965 “Now, ladies and gentlemen, honoured by their country, decorated by their Queen, loved here in America, here are The Beatles!” – Ed Sullivan The Shea Stadium concert on 15 August was record-breaking and one of the most famous concert events of its era.  Over 55,000 people saw the concert.  “Beatlemania” was …

August 9: The Beatles recorded Mother Nature’s Son in 1968

Paul [wrote this]. That was from a lecture of Maharishi where he was talking about nature, and I had a piece called “I’m just a child of nature,” which turned into “Jealous Guy” years later. Both inspired from the same lecture of Maharishi. ~John Lennon (September 1980, Playboy interviews) August 9: The Beatles recorded Mother Nature’s Son in 1968, well, …