Yes, Timothy Leary called us … and later this evening, we’ll tell you more of what he told us, and what happened with John’s song. For now, we just what to take the moment to recognize that past Beatlemania, the man made a mark politically, peacefully.
So, now hours later, we are sharing this ~ Timothy’s Leary’s proposal for a 3rd party… as FIRST announced in the LA Free Press! Interesting to see what he envisioned, interesting to see who his first supporters were. And, yes, John Lennon was tasked with writing the ‘Official Party Song’.
As it turned out, Dr. Leary wasn’t all that crazy about John’s first presentation, nor was John. And, as time went by, and the good Doctor wasn’t in pursuit of a re-write, John re-crafted it… to what we now hear as his own release… not at all related to that party.
Now that it’s been about 3 weeks since the latest Beatles rockumentary came to town (9/15), and one of the lads has just stopped by (Paul’s at the Desert Trip… (10/7-16)… we figured it’s high time we posted some of those ‘rare, not often seen’ pieces that everyone else promises…
The Beatles first showed up on our East Coast in February 1964, went home, then came here (to the West Coast) in celluloid. So, of course, the LA FP went to the cinema to see them!
The Beatles listed on the London Stock Exchange?!!
Check out Lawrence Lipton’s Column ~ THE WASP. (The News From Nowhere Flash!!… and … the NFN. FLASH! FLASH!
Now think about this…IF we could have all bought stock… would we have? Opportunities missed, hey? Well, don’t miss this one to read the rest of that column… we might need THAT solution pretty soon.
Well, this hardy ever happens…a second(!) Review of the same movie(?). Nevertheless, here’s A Hard Day’s Night all over again:
So Paul’s at Desert Trip this week… 140 miles and just(??!!) Fifty-One Years after Beatlemania first came to town. Absolutely Remarkable.
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Surely you’ll want to head over to that trippy article on LSD…but, in these times, you might find a higher reality in the one on the New Politics Conference.