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London Calling

The British design studio Dorothy has created a map of the United Kingdom incorporating  the titles of more than 1,400 pop songs. The map places the names of tracks in the precise location that the music references, imagining a musical … Continue reading

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There are places I remember

The magazine Vanity Fair commissioned the wonderful 12-minute video tour below of places mentioned in Beatles’ songs. The video trip from Liverpool to Moscow is a treat for Beatles fans even with some errors and misinterpretations.

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Sgt. Pepper Turns Fifty

On June 1, 1967, the Beatles released Sgt.Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band to worldwide acclaim. To mark the anniversary, the city of Liverpool has commissioned leading international artists to create thirteen events influenced by each track on the seminal album. Between May … Continue reading

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Ferry Cross The Mersey

For the next two years, passengers who ride the iconic Mersey Ferry in Liverpool, England will be able to choose to sail on the outrageous Everybody Razzle Dazzle boat. Designed by Peter Blake, the ferry—officially named Snowdrop—is a tribute to … Continue reading

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Are You Having A Laugh

Liverpool, England has the John Lennon International Airport and now Birmingham is seriously considering a proposal to rename Birmingham Airport after the inimitable Ozzy Osbourne. This unlikely idea for the “Ozzy Osbourne International Airport” comes from Jim Thompson, the director … Continue reading

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Ferry Cross The Mersey

Hat-tip to Evan Smythe for this timely post: The spanking new Museum of Liverpool, designed by 3XN Architects of the Netherlands and Manchester-based AEW group, opens today. The exciting building establishes a nexus that naturally connects the city and harbor. Located … Continue reading

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Liverpool Remembers Lennon

Liverpool launches a John Lennon Tribute Season on what would have been his 70th birthday, October 9, with the unveiling of a new peace monument, titled “Peace & harmony”, in Chavasse Park, a five-acre city center park overlooking the River … Continue reading

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