Sunday, February 26, 2017

Winners announced

There were 41 entries for Winter 2017 MTBFR contest!    Thank you to everyone who entered and all of the great answers to the question "What is your favorite Beatles song from 1967?"   I have to say that most of you like "All you need is Love" followed closely by "A Day in the Life."   Honorable mention goes to "Within you Without you,"  "Baby you're a rich Man,"  and "Fool on the Hill."

The winners are:

Abbey Road cup:  Terry Fletcher

Beatles playing cards:  Denny Kempen

Please contact me within the next 3 days with your mailing address.  Congratulations!

For those of you who will be at the Fest for Beatle fans this weekend in Jersey City, I will be speaking at the following times:

Friday: Meet the Author's panel 5:30-6:30 in the main ballroom.
Saturday: Women's Beatles historian panel discussion on the "6th Beatle" 12:45-1:45pm in the Harborside Ballroom
2:45 - My presentation on the Beatlemania in St. Louis! If you are interested in my book, you won't want to miss it! (In the Palisades Ballroom)
Sunday: 12:15-1:00- Author's panel (with some great Beatles authors!) in the Harborside Ballroom
I will be selling/signing books and selling RARE Beatles photos at my table on and off all weekend. PLEASE come see me (even if you don't care to buy anything--I love chatting with fan!)

Happy Birthday to George

Since George's birthday this year fell on a weekend, I wasn't able to post photos in honor of our favorite "quiet" Beatle.    Here are some lovely photos from the Henry Grossman collection from 1968.

We love and miss you George!

All photos taken by Henry Grossman 

The Hard Day's night type of a look

John backstage in Plymouth in 1963

If you're happy and you know it pat your head.

photo scanned from Sara Schmidt's collection 

50 years ago....

Bolo tie

Paul on an airplane in 1992.   I remember when people were wearing those ties all the time in the early 1990's!