#EditorsPicks Riccie Johnson did The Beatles' make-up - just before they walked onstage for their U.S. debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in 1964.
She's been backstage at CBS for 62 years. In this video, she remembers her time with the band - minutes before their history-making moment - and many of the other iconic people she's made 'camera-ready'.
The makeup artist who has seen it all
Riccie Johnson, CBS makeup artist for 62 years, has powdered all the greats -- The Beatles, Sinatra and U.S. presidents. And she's still at it
Tuesday 21st of October 2014 11:00:01 AM
“Long Tall Sally” is re-released for Record Store Day
<a href="http://www.recordstoreday.com/SpecialRelease/7665" target="_blank">http://www.recordstoreday.com/SpecialRelease/7665</a>
The four track EP "Long Tall Sally" is to be released in Mono for Record Store Day’s Black Friday in a very limited quantity. The EP complements the recent release of The Beatles in Mono vinyl box and individual vinyl reissues (<a href="http://www.recordstoreday.com/SpecialRelease/7665" target="_blank">http://www.recordstoreday.com/SpecialRelease/7665</a>
1. Long Tall Sally
2. I Call Your Name
3. Slow Down
Original release date: June 19, 1964
For more details of where to order your copy: <a href="http://www.recordstoreday.com/SpecialRelease/7665" target="_blank">http://www.recordstoreday.com/SpecialRelease/7665</a>
RECORD STORE DAY - SpecialRelease
Long Tall SallyDETAILSFormat: 7" VinylRelease type: RSD Exclusive ReleaseMore Info:Released in 1964, “Long Tall Sally” was the fifth Beatles 4 song 7” EP to be released in the UK but it was the first one to be recorded and released with all new material at the time. “Long Tall Sally” is noteworthy a…
Tuesday 21st of October 2014 09:52:47 AM
We love that so many of you have had a go at drawing the band. Whether you're a beginner or accomplished artist, we want to see all of your #MyBeatles pics. Here's just a sample of some from Instagram so far that we've enjoyed.
Tuesday 21st of October 2014 08:27:57 AM
Shepard Fairey's, "Poster For George" will be offered in two editions, Red, and Silver. Both editions limited to 400 signed and numbered copies. Red edition available from Obey Giant web store on 10/23/14 at a random time between 10am and 12pm PST located here: www.obeygiant.com 1 per household/person. Silver edition to be released 10/24/14 through the George Harrison estate web store at 10am PST located here: www.georgeharrison.com
Poster For George
I was honored to be asked by Dhani and Olivia Harrison to work on a portrait poster to coincide with the major reissue of Geo
Tuesday 21st of October 2014 07:49:48 AM
A big shout-out to everyone who had a go at illustrating the band. Keep them coming - we're looking forward to seeing more!
Follow the steps in this article: gnikn.us/DrawTheBeatles or show us your own way of drawing the band during any year up to 1970.
You can share your pics by using the hashtag #MyBeatles on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. This is a small selection from Twitter, so far. We'll be sharing more, from all of the channels, soon!
Monday 20th of October 2014 11:53:33 AM
This article from The Guardian newspaper shows you how to draw the band. For #FanArtFriday, want to try it?
(Here's a tip: the hair goes on last!)
Follow the steps laid-out in the article and make your own versions - of the band during any year up to 1970. Then… show us the results!
Post your pictures to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #MyBeatles. We'll share some of our favourites on those channels and <a href="http://thebeatles.com," target="_blank">http://thebeatles.com,</a> over the coming weeks.
<a href="http://thebeatles.com," target="_blank">http://thebeatles.com,</a>
How to draw… The Beatles
Mick Manning and Brita Granström teach your how to capture the four cheeky lads from Liverpool – John, Paul, George and Ringo – who became the greatest rock band in the world. So get your pencils out and start drawing the Fab Four!
Friday 17th of October 2014 06:00:01 AM
Hello Goodbye/I Am The Walrus single sleeve - Japan, 1968. #BeatlesArchive #ThrowbackThursday
Thursday 16th of October 2014 11:00:01 AM
"Give your imagination a splash of colour"
The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil
Explore the show at the official site: <a href="http://gnikn.us/thebeatlesloveshow" target="_blank">http://gnikn.us/thebeatlesloveshow</a>
Thursday 16th of October 2014 10:10:53 AM
David Fricke experiences the White Album in mono vinyl for Rolling Stone review
“Reissued mono edition reveals new layers to the glass onion”
“It is still capable of great surprise, even discovery, in the right circumstance. In this case: freshly pressed monaural vinyl, especially via headphones.” “… you get it as the band intended you to hear it.”
<a href="http://gnikn.us/rollingstone_monovinyl" target="_blank">http://gnikn.us/rollingstone_monovinyl</a>
The Beatles's New Album: The Beatles
Check out our review of The Beatles's New Album The Beatles on Rolling Stone.com.
Wednesday 15th of October 2014 06:26:50 AM
Photo by Michael Cooper.
Tuesday 14th of October 2014 11:01:17 AM
A.B.C. Cinema, Wigan.
Monday 13th of October 2014 01:43:41 PM
Happy Birthday John!
Thursday 9th of October 2014 10:20:27 AM