On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Paul McCartney!

On June 18, 1942 Paul McCartney, of the Beatles, Wings and solo fame, was born. Happy birthday Macca!

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On This Day In Music: The Beatles Release Final Album ‘Let It Be’

On May 8, 1970 the Beatles released their twelfth and final studio album, ‘Let It Be’.

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On This Day In Music: The Beatles Hit #1 With ‘Beatles For Sale’

On May 1, 1965 the Beatles hit #1 on the UK album chart with their fourth studio LP, ‘Beatles For Sale’, for the third time, having already reached the top spot with it on February 27, 1965 and December 19, 1964.

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On This Day In Music: The Beatles Hit #1 With Ticket To Ride

On April 22, 1965 the Beatles reached the top of the UK singles chart with Ticket To Ride, a track taken from their fifth album and soundtrack to their film Help!.

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On This Day In Music: A Beatle Is Born

On February 25, 1943 George Harrison, solo artist and guitarist for the Beatles, was born. Sadly he died on November 29, 2001 aged 58. Today would have been his 74th birthday.

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On This Day In Music: The Death Of John Lennon

On December 8, 1980, John Lennon was shot dead by Mark Chapman as he entered the Dakota, his New York apartment building. As a member of the Beatles, in tandem with his songwriting partner Paul McCartney, Lennon changed the face of popular music. He had released ‘Double Fantasy’ a matter of weeks before his death.

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On This Day In Music: John Lennon And PJ Harvey Were Born

On October 9, 1940 John Lennon, co-founder of the Beatles was born. He died December 8, 1980 after being shot by Mark David Chapman.

October 9 is also the birthday of English singer-songwriter PJ Harvey.

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Paul McCartney!

On June 18, 1942 Paul McCartney, of the Beatles, Wings and solo fame, was born. Happy 75th birthday Macca!

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