London: After the deluge during the Thames pageant yesterday, a musical extravaganza featuring the great and the good is scheduled for Queen Elizabeth outside Buckingham Palace this evening as part of Diamond Jubilee events to celebrate 60 years of her reign.
On the stage will be the pop royalty, such as Sir Elton John, Stevie Wonder and Sir Paul McCartney, Kylie Minogue and Robbie Williams. The event will also attract a global audience through live telecast by the BBC and other channels.
The event, to be attended by over 10,000 members of the public selected through a ballot, will also feature a special song sung by 200 people from around the Commonwealth. The song has been co-written by Gary Barlow and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Organised by the BBC, the concert will be attended by the Queen and other members of the royal family, but it is unlikely that the Queen will stay for the entire duration of the concert....more
04:39 PM, Jun 04, 2012
London: 'The Rolling Stones' envied 'The Beatles' as all four band members could sing whereas they were solely reliant on Mick Jagger, Sir Paul McCartney has claimed. In an interview published in the 'Radio Times', the 68-year-old Beatle musician said the Stones, formed in 1962, were jealous of his band, formed in 1960, and used to call it a "Four-headed Monster". Sir Paul said, "The four of us were unusual....
12:56 PM, May 24, 2011