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What makes a classic?

Glenn Rohrbacker

December 10, 2014

What makes a song a classic? Why is it that when “Don’t Stop Believing” comes on the radio or when yet another band plays it at a concert, we all just instantly drop everything and proclaim the lyrics to the sky, despite our ability to actually sing? What about songs like “Piano Man,” “Bo...

Postcards from Prato

Ashley Arminio

October 29, 2014

Fall Break This past week, I began my fall break to London, Paris and Amsterdam. After sitting in Florence for four hours, catching a 3:30 a.m. bus to Pisa airport, having a 6 hour flight delay due to weather, and catching a bus to the center of London, we finally made it to our first stop! ...

Honors Course Explores the Legacy of the Beatles

The Charger Bulletin

December 12, 2012

Fifty years after the Beatles released their first single, “Love Me Do,” their music is still a strong influence on pop culture. And it still interests college students. Although most of the students in the honors class at UNH on the music and lyrics of the Beatles weren’t born until th...

Vatican makes peace with the Beatles

Brittni DeHart

April 12, 2010

From The Associated Press The Vatican has finally made peace with the Beatles, saying their drug use, "dissolute" lives and even the claim that the band was bigger than Jesus are all in the past — while their music lives on. Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano paid tribute to the Fab Four...

Lucy of ‘Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’ fame dies

Brittni DeHart

September 28, 2009

From The Associated Press Lucy Vodden, who provided the inspiration for the Beatles' classic song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds," has died after a long battle with lupus. She was 46. Her death was announced Monday by St. Thomas' Hospital in London, where she had been treated for the chronic d...

Beatles sell 2.25 million albums in 5 days

Brittni DeHart

September 23, 2009

From The Associated Press Nearly 40 years after breaking up, The Beatles are still breaking records for album sales. EMI Group PLC says consumers in North America, Japan and the U.K. bought more than 2.25 million copies of the Fab Four's re-mastered albums in the first five days after their Sep...

Billy McGuigan Quenches Your Thirst For Live Classic Rock

Kait Richmond

September 8, 2009

In any area of downtown Waterbury, about a half-hour drive from UNH, the genres of music you’ll hear are typically rap or pop. But, this past June, Billy McGuigan shook things up at the Seven Angels Theater by playing what so many of us have been waiting for – good old rock ‘n roll. The show,...

Live! Tonight! One Time Only! Impersonators Near You

Kait Richmond

September 8, 2009

With the passing of Michael Jackson, fans all over the world are desperate for new ways they can relive the MJ experience. So, what’s the next best thing? An impersonator, of course! Below you will find a list of impersonators and their companies in the Northeast who bring fans the King of Pop, as...

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