By GalaTView Staff
â€śLove Me Doâ€ť on the 50th anniversary of its release for use in filming a story about the Beatles at Liverpool’s historic Cavern Club, the shop that sold the disc. Paul McCartney was only 16 years old when he composed, in 1958, the [Love Me Do] song. John Lennon contributed to the bridge of the song. With only 18 (different) words and mainly 2 (+1) chords they reached No 17 on the UK Record Retailer charts (end of 1962). No wonder that after a while they were composing No 1 hits.
Aaron Freeman also known as Gene Ween and from the rock band Ween has called it quits. “It’s time to move on,” Freeman told Rolling Stone from his home in New Jersey. “I’m retiring Gene Ween.” He has been with the band for 25 years and has decided to move on. Freeman seems to have already moved on from Ween: His solo album â€śMarvelous Cloudsâ€ť was released earlier this month. Freeman, along with childhood friend Dean Ween (Mickey Melchiondo), started the group in the mid-1980s. Their highest charting single was “Push th’ Little Daisies” released in 1992 which gained them widespread attention and hit the charts.
The pop star Madonna sang Lady Gaga’s song ‘Born This Way’ during a rehearsal. Gaga’s song is rumored to have copied Madonna’s popular single ‘Express Yourself’. Madonna was asked about Gaga’s single and statedÂ ”I thought, this is a wonderful way to redo my song. I mean, I recognized the chord changes. I thought it was … interesting.” Lady Gaga refused the speculations and respondedÂ ”What a completely ridiculous thing to even question me about. … If you put the songs next to each other, side by side, the only similarities are the chord progression. It’s the same one that’s been in disco music for the last 50 years.”
The rap singer Marshall Mathers or better known as Eminem is coming back with a new album. Eminem revealed that he is working on new solo record. The album will be his first solo record since 2010′s Recovery. Eminem has sold more that 85 million records worldwide and has totaled over 1 billion views on his music videos on his official on YouTube. Eminem won Grammy Awards for both Relapse and Recovery, giving him a total of 13 Grammys in his career. Looks like Shadys back, tell a friend.
Lady Gaga has plans to start her own social networking site. On Twitter, the pop star sensations has 24 million followers and she wants to create her own social vehicle. This site would be invite only and would include all Gaga fanatics. Gaga plans to have her “Little Monsters” share pictures, Gaga news, and it will be owned by her manager Troy Carter. Looks like the “fame” is not over yet for Gaga.
Robin Gibb was a British singer and songwriter from the musical group Bee Gee and has passed away. Gibb was one of the brother from the pop group and was 62. A statement from the family statedÂ Â ”passed away today following his long battle with cancer and intestinal surgery.” He died in England.Â He and two of his brothers made up the Bee Gees, which sold over 200 million albums.Â Their hits include “Night Fever,” “Staying Alive” and “How Deep Is Your Love”.Â With Robin’s death, Barry became the last surviving Gibb brother.
Protesters from a group named Biblemode Youth Philippines took the streets of Manila to rally against Gaga. Lady Gaga is currently in Asia for her tour, but has had similar incidents where this part of the world finds her music to be offensive for the religious youth. The young protestersÂ are calling for the cancellation of the pop star’s concerts in the majority Roman Catholic country. “She declared a distorted view toward Jesus Christ and for us Biblical Christians it is offensive,” protest leader Ruben Abante stated to AP. “Her music and everything about her is different from what our valuesÂ are.” In South Korea, authorities banned people under 18 to attend her concert. Authorities in the Philippines approve of Gaga performing in their country, but they ask that she stays away from any nudity or lewd conduct.
Tom Morello performs at a National Nurses United rally and he pumps the crowd. He performs cover songs by Bruce Springsteen and rattles the Chicago protesters. Some protesters wore Robin Hood hats and nurse scrubs to represent the Robin Hood tax that would tax financial institutions, which they mean to impose. Tom stated that the Rally was for the 99% that was left out.Â As he was performing, his mic turns off and Tom assumes the Chicago police turned it off Â and he yellsÂ ”either by design or by accident,” Morello yelled “But that will not stop the show.” Tom’s mic eventually turned on and he continued to perform.Â Tom played songs such as “One Man Revolution” and “Union Song”. Police stated that the rally was peaceful overall.