Benton City Council members nixed the idea of a proposed Beatles-themed mural near Interstate 57, saying it has no economic benefit to the city. Artist John Cerney had the idea of painting the 16-foot mural depicting George Harrison and his fans in Benton because of the story behind George visiting his sister Lousie there.
Paul at CenturyLink Center Drive, Bossier City – July 15, 2017
A Hard Day’s Night
Can’t Buy Me Love
Let Me Roll It
I’ve Got a Feeling
Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Five
Maybe I’m Amazed
We Can Work It Out
In Spite of All the Danger
You Won’t See Me
Love Me Do
And I Love Her
The Fool on the Hill
I Wanna Be Your Man
Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!
Band on the Run
Back in the U.S.S.R.
Let It Be
Live and Let Die
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)
Hi, Hi, Hi
I Saw Her Standing There
Carry That Weight
The nominations for the 69th annual Emmy Awards were аnnounced, the Ron Howard-directed rock doc The Beatles: Eight Days a Week — The Touring Years came away with a fab five nods, including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special.
The film, which got its TV premiere on Hulu in September, will also compete for Emmys in four other Nonfiction Program categories: outstanding writing, picture editing, sound editing and sound mixing.
“I’m truly honored with the Television Academy’s recognition today, and I am thrilled to share these nominations with Paul [McCartney], Ringo [Starr], and a brilliant team of producers,” says Howard in a statement. “I know I’m not alone when I say that The Beatles have inspired me creatively and professionally for many years, so to receive this type of recognition for a project that is both personal to me and nostalgic for people all around the world, is truly humbling.”
Eight Days a Week — The Touring Years takes an in-depth look at the Fab Four’s history from 1962 to 1966, while showcasing the band’s live performances during that period.
The movie, which features rare and previously unseen footage of The Beatles, was produced with the full cooperation of surviving members McCartney and Starr, and from the widows of John Lennon and George Harrison: Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison.
HBO’s Westworld and NBC’s Saturday Night Live lead the Emmy nominees this year, with 22 nods each. The Emmys ceremony, hosted by Stephen Colbert, will air live, September 17, on CBS.
Source: ABC Radio
Fender has announced four new artist signature models at the Summer NAMM Show in Nashville.
Fender’s latest artist signature models showcase the versatility of Fender’s sound across genres, while paying tribute to some of the music industry’s most-celebrated players and their vibrant stories; they include George Harrison Rosewood Telecaster, the Jimi Hendrix Monterey Stratocaster, JMJ Road Worn Mustang Bass and EOB Sustainer Stratocaster.
George Harrison Rosewood Telecaster: Launching August 22 ($2,499.99)
To honor George Harrison’s venerable career, Fender has created the George Harrison Rosewood Telecaster, a limited-edition commemoration that embodies Harrison’s elegantly restrained playing style and sound. Based on the original Telecaster created for Harrison by luthier Roger Rossmeisl, this model remains true to its heritage with a classic look and the unique tone only an all-rosewood guitar can produce. The body is chambered for reduced weight and increased resonance.
Other features include a rosewood neck with a laminated 9.5″ radius rosewood fingerboard and a custom neck plate engraved with an “Om” symbol. A classic in every way, this refined instrument was born in the era that defined rock n’ roll. Harrison’s legacy is one of innovation and creativity, and the rosewood Telecaster became one of his primary instruments of choice. Only 1,000 units will be available worldwide.
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