Sgt. Pepper was first
heard in North America at Expo
67, and broadcast on CBC radio's C'est la
vie. Visit John Whelan's Expo 67 site.
"Punk Opera: CheLennon" by The Oz.
This full-length experimental "punk
opera" project includes 13 unique post-punk versions of John
Lennon revolutionary and rare songs mixed with 6 reprises of
politically intense interviews with him. This brilliant work was
created by The OZ -- a post-punk group located in the very heart of
the true underground of St. Petersburg -- Russia's cultural and
The Gold Needles cover "Hey
Bulldog + Cold Turkey"
Paul McCartney duets with John
Lennon in Spokane with "I've Got A Feeling"
Paul McCartney live, Independence Square, in Kyiv
Ukraine, June 14, 2008 This groundbreaking event has been
named the Independence Concert
Sershen & Zaritskaya's
Badass Beatles Cover Version of
Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp
Official Lyric Video
Beck, one of music’s great collaborators, has once-again found
an unexpected co-conspirator in Johnny Depp. The musical
soulmates have released their first single as a duo, a
re-imagining of John Lennon’s classic track “Isolation” on April
16, 2020. For the official press release, please read the Ottawa
Beatles Site news page entry.
Featurette: The history of Capitol Records in
THE OTTAWA BEATLES SITE by
Tony Copple and John Whelan
"Created in the belief that
the Beatles were more than a great band; they
generated an atmosphere for good throughout the
world, uniting people in many cultures, and
through their timeless music and the optimistic
subjects of their songs, continue to inspire new
The Beatles are appreciated all over the world. We welcomed
visitors from far and near at the second Ottawa Beatles
Convention in 1996 at the Ottawa Museum of Science and
Technology, where John Lennon's psychedelic Rolls Royce was on