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From John Lennon to Mozart – airports named for famous musicians


This blogpost is not about a new game akin to musical chairs, though given the number of commercial airports around some cities, musical airports might be a game some travelers must play on occasion.  Instead, it is about those commercial … Continue reading

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‘The long and winding road’ to fame – “The Beatles: All These Years”


Published in October, 2013,The Beatles: All These Years: Tune In by author Mark Lewisohn, is part one of an enormous literary trilogy. The book summarizes the years leading up to the Beatles becoming worldwide musical superstars -part one is more than … Continue reading

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A ‘magical mystery tour’ of the ’60s – review of “Across the Universe”


I watched the 2007 motion picture Across the Universe for the first time last night and found it to be a magical and mysterious tour of the late 1960s, which blended perfectly with an entire score of superb Beatles music and … Continue reading

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