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Break-up Of The Beatles
The break-up of the Beatles was a cumulative process throughout 1968 to 1970, marked by rumours of a split and ambiguous comments by the Beatles themselves regarding the future of the group. Although in September 1969 John Lennon
John Lennon
privately informed the other Beatles that he was leaving the group, there was no public acknowledgement of the break-up until Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney
announced on 10 April 1970 he was leaving the Beatles
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Japanese-American
JAPANESE AMERICANS (日系アメリカ人, Nikkei Amerikajin) are Americans
Americans
who are fully or partially of Japanese descent , especially those who identify with that ancestry, along with their cultural characteristics. Japanese Americans
Americans
were among the three largest Asian American ethnic communities during the 20th century, but since the 2000 census , they have declined in number to constitute the sixth largest Asian American
Asian American
group at around 1.3 million, including those of partial ancestry. According to the 2010 census , the largest Japanese American communities were found in California with 272,528, Hawaii with 185,502, New York with 37,780, Washington with 35,008, Illinois with 17,542, and Ohio with 16,995
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Wonderwall Music
WONDERWALL MUSIC is the debut solo album by English musician George Harrison and the soundtrack to the 1968 film Wonderwall , directed by Joe Massot . Released in November 1968, it was the first solo album by a member of the Beatles , and the first album to be issued on the band's Apple record label. The songs are all instrumental pieces, except for occasional non-English vocals, and mostly comprise short musical vignettes. Following his Indian-styled compositions for the Beatles since 1966, he used the film score project to further promote Indian classical music
Indian classical music
by introducing rock audiences to instruments that were relatively little-known in the West – including shehnai , sarod , tar shehnai and santoor . The Indian pieces are contrasted by Western musical selections, in the psychedelic rock , experimental , country and ragtime styles
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Brian Epstein
BRIAN SAMUEL EPSTEIN (/ɛpstaɪn/ ; 19 September 1934 – 27 August 1967) was an English music entrepreneur who managed the Beatles . Epstein first discovered the Beatles in November 1961 during a lunchtime performance at The Cavern Club
The Cavern Club
. He was instantly impressed and saw great potential in the group. Epstein was rejected by nearly all major recording companies in London, until he secured a meeting with George Martin
George Martin
, head of EMI
EMI
's Parlophone
Parlophone
label. In May 1962, Martin agreed to sign the Beatles, partly because of Epstein's conviction that the group would become internationally famous. The Beatles' early success has been attributed to Epstein's management style, and the band trusted him without hesitation. In addition to handling the Beatles' business affairs, Epstein often stepped in to mediate personal disputes within the group
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Real Love (Beatles Song)
"REAL LOVE" is a song written by John Lennon
John Lennon
, and recorded with overdubs by the three surviving Beatles in 1995 for release as part of The Beatles
The Beatles
Anthology project. To date, it is the last released record of new material credited to the Beatles . Lennon made six takes of the song in 1979 and 1980 with "Real Life", a different song that merged with "Real Love". The song was ignored until 1988 when the sixth take was used on the documentary soundtrack Imagine: John Lennon
John Lennon
. "Real Love" was subsequently reworked by the three surviving former members of the Beatles ( Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney
, George Harrison
George Harrison
and Ringo Starr ) in early 1995, an approach also used for another incomplete Lennon track, " Free as a Bird
Free as a Bird
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Cynthia Lennon
CYNTHIA LENNON (née POWELL; 10 September 1939 – 1 April 2015) was the first wife of English musician John Lennon
John Lennon
, and mother of Julian Lennon . She grew up in the middle-class section of Hoylake , on the Wirral Peninsula
Wirral Peninsula
in North West England
North West England
. At the age of 12, she was accepted into the Junior Art School, and was later enrolled in the Liverpool College of Art . John Lennon
John Lennon
also attended the college; a meeting with Powell in a calligraphy class led to their relationship. When John was performing in Hamburg
Hamburg
with the Beatles , she rented his bedroom from his aunt and legal guardian, Mimi Smith
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All Those Years Ago
"ALL THOSE YEARS AGO" is a song by English musician George Harrison
George Harrison
, released as a single from his 1981 album Somewhere in England . Having previously recorded the music for the song, Harrison tailored the lyrics to serve as a personal tribute to his former Beatles
Beatles
bandmate John Lennon
John Lennon
, following the latter's murder on 8 December 1980. The recording also includes performances by ex- Beatles
Beatles
Ringo Starr , on drums, and Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney
, who overdubbed backing vocals onto the basic track. Released in May 1981, the single spent three weeks at number 2 on the US Billboard Hot 100
Billboard Hot 100
(behind Stars on 45 's Stars on 45 (Medley) ), and peaked at number 13 on the UK Singles Chart
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Aashish Khan
AASHISH KHAN DEBSHARMA (born 5 December 1939) is an Indian classical musician , a player of the Sarode . He was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2006 in the 'Best World Music' category for his album "Golden Strings of the Sarode". He is also a recipient of the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award . Besides being a performer, composer, and conductor, he is also an adjunct professor of Indian classical music
Indian classical music
at the California Institute of the Arts
California Institute of the Arts
, and the University of California at Santa Cruz , in the United States
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Shankar Ghosh
PANDIT SHANKAR GHOSH (1935 – 22 January 2016) was an Indian tabla player from the Farukhabad gharana of Hindustani classical music
Hindustani classical music
. He was an occasional Hindustani classical singer where he followed the Patiala gharana . He was awarded the 1999-2000 Sangeet Natak Akademi Award
Sangeet Natak Akademi Award
in Tabla, the highest Indian recognition given to practicing artists, by Sangeet Natak Akademi , India's National Academy of Music, Dance a tradition later taken forward by Shankar himself. His other gurus were Pt. Gyan Prakash Ghosh,Ustad Feroz Khan, Pandit Anath Nath Bose and Pandit Sudarshan Adhikari
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Transcendental Meditation
TRANSCENDENTAL MEDITATION (TM) refers to a specific form of silent mantra meditation called the Transcendental Meditation
Meditation
technique , and less commonly to the organizations that constitute the Transcendental Meditation
Meditation
movement . Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (1918–2008) introduced the TM technique and TM movement in India
India
, in the mid-1950s. The Maharishi taught thousands of people during a series of world tours from 1958 to 1965, expressing his teachings in spiritual and religious terms. TM became more popular in the 1960s and 1970s, as the Maharishi shifted to a more technical presentation, and his meditation technique was practiced by celebrities. At this time, he began training TM teachers and created specialized organizations to present TM to specific segments of the population such as business people and students
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Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
MAHARISHI MAHESH YOGI (12 January 1918 – 5 February 2008) was born MAHESH PRASAD VARMA and became known as Maharishi (meaning "great seer") and Yogi
Yogi
as an adult. He developed the Transcendental Meditation technique and was the leader and guru of a worldwide organization that has been characterized in multiple ways including as a new religious movement and as non-religious. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Yogi
became a disciple and assistant of Swami Brahmananda Saraswati , the Shankaracharya
Shankaracharya
(spiritual leader) of Jyotirmath in the Indian Himalayas
Himalayas
. The Maharishi credits Brahmananda Saraswati with inspiring his teachings
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Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
SGT. PEPPER\'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND is the eighth studio album by English rock band the Beatles . Released on 26 May 1967 in the United Kingdom and 2 June 1967 in the United States, it was an immediate commercial and critical success, spending 27 weeks at the top of the UK albums chart and 15 weeks at number one in the US. On release, the album was lauded by the vast majority of critics for its innovations in music production, songwriting and graphic design, for bridging a cultural divide between popular music and legitimate art , and for providing a musical representation of its generation and the contemporary counterculture . It won four Grammy Awards
Grammy Awards
in 1968, including Album
Album
of the Year , the first rock LP to receive this honour. In August 1966, the Beatles permanently retired from touring and began a three-month holiday from recording
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Melody Maker
MELODY MAKER was a British weekly pop/rock/electronic music newspaper , one of the world's earliest music weeklies (according to its publisher, IPC Media
IPC Media
, the earliest). It was founded in 1926, largely as a magazine for dance band musicians, by Leicester-born composer, publisher Lawrence Wright ; the first editor was Edgar Jackson. In 2000 it was merged into "long-standing rival" (and IPC Media
IPC Media
sister publication) New Musical Express . CONTENTS * 1 1950s–1960s * 2 1970s * 3 1980s * 4 1990s * 5 Bands using MM adverts * 6 See also * 7 References 1950S–1960SOriginally the Melody Maker
Melody Maker
(MM) concentrated on jazz , and had Max Jones, one of the leading British proselytizers for that music, on its staff for many years. It was slow to cover rock and roll and lost ground to the New Musical Express (NME), which had begun in 1952
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Shivkumar Sharma
Pandit SHIVKUMAR SHARMA (born 13 January 1938 ) is an Indian santoor player from the state of Jammu
Jammu
and Kashmir. The santoor is a folk instrument. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Career * 3 Personal life * 4 Awards * 5 Discography * 6 References * 7 External links EARLY LIFEHe was born in Jammu
Jammu
to the singer Uma Dutt Sharma and his mother tongue is Dogri
Dogri
. His father started teaching him vocals and tabla when he was just five. Uma Dutt Sharma did "extensive research" on the santoor, and decided that Sharma should be the first musician to play Indian classical music on the santoor. So he started learning santoor at the age of thirteen, and made his father's dream come true. He gave his first public performance in Bombay
Bombay
in 1955
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Ringo (album)
RINGO is the third studio album by Ringo Starr , released in 1973 on Apple Records
Apple Records
. It peaked at number 7 on the UK Albums Chart
UK Albums Chart
and number 2 on the Billboard 200
Billboard 200
, and has been certified platinum by the RIAA
RIAA
. In Canada
Canada
, it reached number 1 on the RPM national albums chart. The album is noted for the appearance of all four Beatles , and for its numerous guest stars, something which would become a signature for Starr on many of his subsequent albums and tours
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Ringo's Rotogravure
RINGO\'S ROTOGRAVURE is the fifth studio album by Ringo Starr , released in 1976. It would turn out to be the last album featuring active involvement from all four former Beatles before John Lennon
John Lennon
's death in 1980. Following the end of his contract with EMI
EMI
, Starr signed on with Polydor Records
Polydor Records
worldwide ( Atlantic Records
Atlantic Records
handling US distribution). CONTENTS * 1 Background and recording * 2 Music and lyrics * 3 Release * 4 Track listing * 5 Personnel * 6 References * 7 External links BACKGROUND AND RECORDINGIt was reported in December 1975 that ABC Records
ABC Records
in the US was to sign former Beatle Ringo Starr for a 5-year recording contract, worth $5 million
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