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Carnaby Street Celebrates 50 Years of Suiting Swinging London With Photo Exhibit

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  Looking for something a bit more flash than what Savile Row or the High Street had to offer, a few fashion-forward Londoners began to frequent a warren of stores and corners called Carnaby Street in that city’s SoHo district in the late 1950s. The loud prints, loose ankles, military surplus, and other bits of flair offered by retailers like ... Read More »

Lloyd-Webber and Others Look To Adopt Abbey Road Studios

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  No sooner did we mention the fact that record-company giant EMI is reacting to several quarters of low returns by putting the legendary Abbey Road Studios on the market than a group of interested parties left a notice about a grassroots effort to buy and preserve the place where most of the Beatles’ catalog and dozens of other genre-changing ... Read More »

Rock and Roll Real Estate: Legendary Abbey Road Studios Up for Sale by EMI

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  Well here’s a unique commercial real-estate offering from the London market—record-label giant EMI is putting Abbey Road Studios, the legendary studios where much of the Beatles catalog and hundreds of thousands of other songs were first committed to tape. Located in the posh St John’s Wood, Abbey Road has become as famous for its exterior, featured on the Fab ... Read More »

The Beatles Go To University: Oxford Offers Course on Fab Four

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  Education vacations are nothing new. Universities from Padua to Princeton offer short-form courses for youths looking to experience learning abroad as well as lifelong students just looking for a little didactic fun. But a new, tuneful twist comes courtesy of the “Oxford Experience”—a continuing education service at the ancient English university that offers crumpet-sized samplings of their lecture-and-tutorial based ... Read More »

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