KCOW MUSIC NEWS FOR TUESDAY, AUGUST 26

Posted 2 months ago

By Corey Sorenson

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PREVIOUSLY UNSEEN BEATLES PHOTOS OFFERED IN OHIO

CINCINNATI (AP) — They’re Beatles pictures we’ve never seen before. Walt Burton was the official photographer for the Fab Four’s concert in Cincinnati in 1964. Prints of up to 50 of his images will be on public display for the first time next month. Prints will be for sale as well, starting a 150 bucks each. But Burton won’t be selling the negatives. Art professor Christopher Hoeting says he was blown away by the pictures. He tells The Cincinnati Enquirer the intimacy of the photos is “amazing.”

JOHN LENNON’S KILLER DENIED PAROLE AGAIN

NEW YORK (AP) — For the eighth time, John Lennon’s killer has asked for parole, and for the eighth time, the answer is no. Mark David Chapman was denied release after a hearing on Wednesday, according to the New York Department of Corrections. Chapman was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison after shooting Lennon outside his New York apartment building in 1980. An attorney for Yoko Ono says she has no comment.

LAUREN BACALL’S DEATH MEANS SALES JUMP FOR BERTIE HIGGINS, MADONNA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lauren Bacall’s death has sparked a mini-boost in music. Billboard reports sales of “Key Largo” by Bertie Higgins, with the lyric “just like Bogey and Bacall,” has had a 625 percent increase in sales since her death. Madonna’s “Vogue,” which also name-checks Bacall, saw a 28 percent increase in sales in the same time period.

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