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    Every Friday at 4 PM Eastern, The Beatles Channel has an 8 Songs A Week countdown featuring songs voted on by listeners. On October 5, the countdown will double in size and feature the top 16 Beatles songs featuring John Lennon as lead vocalist. (John was born October 9, 1940.) You can vote once a day through September 28. Do it!

    8 Songs A Week: Vote for the best Beatles songs with John Lennon on lead vocal

    http://blog.siriusxm.com/8-songs-a-w...loses-9-28-18/

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    Sun Records sent out disc jockey copies of Carl Perkins' Born To Fall in December 1956 and the song appeared on Perkins' 1957 Dance Album. The Beatles performed the song during their ill-fated New Year's Day 1962 audition for Decca and recorded it on September 3 1963 for episode 15 of the BBC's Pop Go The Beatles, which aired three weeks later.

    The Beatles Channel just played Ringo's version of Born To Fall from his 1981 Stop & Smell The Roses album. Paul produced the track and played bass and piano. Linda McCartney sang backup and Lloyd Green played pedal steel guitar. (Green has released 17 albums and 24 singles and played on more than 6,000 recording sessions. He'll be 81 next month and still does occasional session work.)

    Here is Ringo's Born To Fall:

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=aF2sLzLGqpk

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    This now-76-year-old ex-Beatle continues to put out good rock'n'roll albums -- and the writer of love songs such as Something and I Will continues to come up with a few surprises. In one song on Egypt Station he asks, "Who cares what the idiots say? Who cares what the idiots do?" In another song, which he told the BBC refers to Donald Trump's belief that global warming is a hoax, he sings, "Despite repeated warnings of dangers up ahead, the captain won't be listening to what's been said.....Despite repeated warnings from those who ought to know, well, he's got his own agenda and so he'll go....."

    Egypt Station is number one on this week's Billboard album chart. Sir Paul, your fans obviously still love you. Yeah, yeah, yeah!

    Egypt Station becomes Paul McCartney's first number-one album in more than 36 years

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/music/othe...pXdt?ocid=AMZN

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    Six CDs and an audio-only Blu-Ray disc! The original mono mix and new stereo and multi-channel mixes! More than a hundred demos, alternate takes and acoustic versions! A 164-page hardbound book! Oh boy! But I notice the article doesn't tell us the retail price.......

    The Beatles' 50th anniversary 'White Album' remix and expanded box set due November 9

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/music/news...v-9/ar-AAACHgV

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