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Before he embarked on a long career as a top-flight record exec, manager and producer, Peter Asher was in the vanguard of the British Invasion as a member of the vocal duo Peter & Gordon. Paul McCartney wrote four hits for Peter & Gordon, and he also lived in the Asher family home in the mid-1960s while dating Peter’s sister, Jane Asher.
As CBS prepares to mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ debut on “The Ed Sullivan Show” with its “Night That Changed America” special on Feb. 9. Asher spoke with Variety‘s Christopher Morris about his memories of the early days of Beatlemania.
Variety: You first heard Paul and John perform “I Want to Hold Your Hand” in your family’s house?
Peter Asher: Paul was living in our house off and on when he was going with my sister. In the basement there was a small music »
- Christopher Morris
London, January 15: Rolf Harris has pleaded not guilty to the 12 counts of indecent assault against four girls aged between seven and 19, dating back to 1968.
The 83-year-old musician and TV presenter has also denied molesting a schoolgirl aged 14 three times in one day, Metro.co.uk reported.
The complete list of charges include 6 counts of indecent assault on girl aged 15, 1 on a woman aged 19, 3 on a 14-year-old girl, 1 on a girl of 7 or 8 and 1 on a girl aged 14.
The star also faces a further four charges of making indecent photos of a child.
The artist appeared in court with his wheelchair-bound wife. »
- Rahul Kapoor
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