James McCartney performed Thursday night at the World Cafe Live at the Queen in Wilmington Del. Jennifer Vanderslice sent us some pictures you can see in the slide show. His set list: “Mexico,” “Life’s a Pill,” “Snap Out of It,” “Butterfly,” (on piano) “Bluebell,” “You and Me Individually,” “Old Man,” “Wisteria,” “Angel,” “Glisten,” (on piano) “Snow,” “Wings Are the Lightest Weight,” “Strong As You,” Encore: “My Friend,” “New York Times,” “Thinking About Rock n’ Roll.” (Thanks to Jennifer and Craig Vanderslice.)
RELICS DONATED: Hunter Davies, author of “The Beatles” and coordinator of “The John Lennon Letters,” has donated a collection of Beatles lyrics and relics to the British Library, reports the Times and Star on Friday. The paper reported the items included the handwritten lyrics to “Strawberry Fields Forever,” “In My Life” and “She Said She Said.” The collection was estimated at being worth over £1 million.
LENNON GYPSY WAGON FOUND: John Lennon’s Gypsy caravan from 1967 has been unearthed in the UK, according a report Thursday on It’s in Bracknell. Alan Carr, the new owner, plans to restore it.
CONCERT VAULT ALERTS: Recently, we reported that the Concert Vault at Wolfgang’s Vault would begin posting rare solo Beatles concerts. This week on our Vintage Rock ‘n’ Roll Examiner column, we start giving advance notice on the two Concert Vault downloads for each week. This week’s two concert downloads were by Pink Floyd, available tomorrow, and Dizzy Gillespie, which will end Saturday morning. This download information has not available before and we thank the Concert Vault for providing it. We’ll have it weekly in our Vintage Rock ‘n’ Roll column (which we recommend you subscribe to). The Beatles shows, when they are announced, will also be mentioned on this page, too. You must be a member of the Vault to get the downloads.
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