Connect with us

Entertainment

CMN Vibes: The Beatles!

It was 61 years ago today… that Paul and John met for the first time.

Published

on

Truly, July 6, 1957 was a pivotal day in music history. 61 years ago, legend has it, John Lennon’s skiffle band, the Quarrymen, were playing a gig at a church in Liverpool when the band’s bass player introduced Lennon to a classmate of his named Paul McCartney.

As McCartney told Record Collector magazine in 1995:

“I just thought, ‘Well, he looks good, he’s singing well and he seems like a great lead singer to me.’ Of course, he had his glasses off, so he really looked suave. I remember John was good. He was really the only outstanding member, all the rest kind of slipped away.”

And if that isn’t reason enough to celebrate with a Beatles playlist this weekend, on July 7, 1940, a certain Richard Starkey was born in Liverpool. He would later be better known as Ringo Starr.

Resident CMN music junkies Anna-Maria RahkonenNicole Kitchens and Patrick Foster put together some of their favorite Beatles tunes that will take you to the toppermost of the poppermost!

Enjoy!

If you obsess over singers and bands, and are one of those people who make a playlist for every occasion, join CMN’s Music Journalism Course and get real-time experience, intense feedback on your writing, exposure to music industry insiders, and a great place to display build your portfolio. Get all the details on the Music Journalism Course here.

We dropped two mixtapes in six months. And we take the news very seriously.

CMN Reports

National News4 days ago

Poll: Almost 40% of College and University Undergraduates Nationwide Favor Socialism

Socialism is slowly rising amongst college youth.

by , The Catholic American University
Employment2 weeks ago

California Bans Discrimination Based on Natural Hairstyles

The Golden State is combating discrimination based on appearance.

by , The Catholic American University
Equality3 weeks ago

The Supreme Court Determines the Fate of Political Representation

The country's high court determines the future of representation.

by , The Catholic American University
Equality2 months ago

Colorado Bans Conversion Therapy for LGBTQ Youth

The Centennial State moves forward in progress for the queer community.

by , The Catholic American University
Government2 months ago

Illinois Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

The Prairie State advances towards cannabis legalization.

by , The Catholic American University
Government2 months ago

New Hampshire Becomes the 21st State to Abolish Capital Punishment

The Granite State makes a huge step towards criminal justice reform.

by , The Catholic American University
Equality2 months ago

Maine Bans LGBTQIA+ Conversion Therapy for Minors

The Pine Tree State further progresses in queer rights.

by , The Catholic American University
Election 20202 months ago

Elijah Manley: The Youngest Person to Ever Run for U.S. President

Meet the youngest person ever to run for U.S. president.

by , The Catholic American University

Most Read From CMN Writers

[]
1 Step 1
keyboard_arrow_leftPrevious
Nextkeyboard_arrow_right

Copyright © College Media Network