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Ron Howard to Direct Beatles Documentary

Posted on 07/16/2014 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Bulletin Today | EntertainmentTwist and Shout! Oscar-winner Ron Howard will direct a Beatles documentary with the full participation of Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono Lennon and Olivia Harrison. Apple Corps Ltd., White Horse Pictures and Imagine Entertainment will produce the authorized documentary. The film will highlight the group’s touring years, which ended in a final public appearance in San Francisco’s Candlestick Park in 1966. >> Discussion: You know you are a baby boomer because… “I am excited and honored to be working with …

Earl Carroll: 5 Facts About the Cadillacs’ Lead Singer

Posted on 11/27/2012 by |Who's News | Comments

LegacyBack in the mid-1950s, if  you walked down the street in just about any urban neighborhood, you might have encountered at least one group of young men sitting on a stoop, harmonizing as they belted out some ode to the joys of romance or the heartbreak that resulted when it went wrong. It was called doo-wop, and everyone who tried it dreamed of being as good as the Cadillacs. The Harlem quintet could not only handle the high and low notes …