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The Beatles filming Help! in the Bahamas, 1965.
Although the Caribbean scenes come at the end of the film, they were the first to be shot. They arrived on February 23rd for the 14-day Caribbean shoot. Much of the film’s beach scenes were shot on Cabbage Beach, on the northern side of Paradise Island.
The Beatles photographed by Emilio Lari
on the set of Help! (1965)
The Beatles posing at the Victoria Monument in Derby Square, Liverpool on February 1, 1963.
Photos by Michael Ward
Marc Bolan and Mickey Finn (October 4, 1971)
Chi Coltrane (June 14, 1973)
The Beatles cover session for the album Yesterday and Today at Vale Studios in Chelsea on March 25, 1966.
Photos by Robert Whitaker
Couples on the Cover of Rolling Stone
John Lennon & Yoko Ono (November 23, 1968)
Ike & Tina Turner (October 14, 1971)
Paul & Linda McCartney (January 31, 1974)
Rod Stewart & Britt Ekland (November 6,1975)
Rita Coolidge & Kris Kristofferson (February 23, 1978)
Prince & Vanity (April 28, 1983)
Pamela Anderson & Tommy Lee (May 10, 2001)
Cardi B & Offset (July 2018)
The Beatles relaxing poolside in Bel Air on August 24, 1964.
The Beatles played the Hollywood Bowl on August 22nd having flown to Los Angeles the night before after their show in Vancouver. They stayed at a rented house on St. Pierre Road in Brown Canyon, Bel Air.
On this day in music history: December 7, 1971 – “Wild Life”, the debut album by Wings is released. Produced by Paul McCartney, it is recorded at Rude Studio at High Park in Campbeltown, Kintyre, Scotland and Abbey Road Studios in London in August 1971. Coming very closely on the heels of “Ram”, released barely seven months before, Paul McCartney is joined by wife Linda and band members Denny Laine and Denny Seiwell, making up the first line up of the band Wings. Their first album is completed in under a weeks’ worth of studio time. McCartney records it wanting it to sound spontaneous like a live recording. Five of the albums eight songs are recorded in a single take. On the albums’ release day, it is launched with a party in London to both herald the new release and introduce the band. It takes a verbal pounding from critics upon its release, but still performs decently on the charts. The album is reissued on CD in 1993 with four additional bonus tracks, including the previously released stand alone singles “Give Ireland Back To The Irish” “Mary Had A Little Lamb” and “Little Woman Love”. On December 7, 2018, the 47th anniversary of its original release date, album is reissued as a remastered as part of McCartney’s Archive Collection series. “Wild Life” is released as a two CD, two LP or three CD + DVD deluxe box set. The lavish boxed edition contains twenty five bonus tracks of previously unreleased rough mixes, single edits, non-LP B-sides and other rare material. The DVD contains home videos, rehearsal footage, and other previously unreleased film. The box als contains a one hundred twenty eight page book, annotated by Rolling Stone Magazine journalist David Fricke, and new interviews with Paul McCartney and the other band members. “Wild Life” peaks at number eleven on the UK album chart, number ten on the Billboard Top 200, and is certified Gold in the US by the RIAA.
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