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Monday, June 2, 2014
Rock Hall of Shame shreds Beatles, Stones' manager induction speech

The Rock and Roll Hall of Shame edited Peter Asher's induction speech of Brian Epstein and Andrew Loog Oldham to shreds on Saturday night's HBO broadcast. Asher started Apple Records, discovered James Taylor, and was one half of Peter & Gordon. It's utter disrespect to him, to Epstein's memory, and to Oldham.

Source: Showbiz 411
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Rock Hall of Shame dishonors Beatles, Stones managers on tonight's show

If we're lucky we'll see two seconds of Peter Asher's seven minute speech inducting the managers of the Beatles and the Rolling Stones tonight on HBO. It only took 29 years to get acknowledgments for these two seminal rock and roll figures. Oldham was so horrified by the whole event he didn't even bother attending.

Source: Showbiz 411
Friday, May 30, 2014
2014 Rock Hall induction highlights special premiers Saturday on HBO

Various highlights culled from the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in April premieres Saturday on HBO in a three-hour-plus special, including performances by the surviving members of Nirvana and the induction of Beatles manager Brian Epstein and Rolling Stones manager-producer Andrew Loog Oldham.

Source: Los Angeles Times
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
New video clip presents entire Brian Epstein Hall of Fame Induction

A video clip newly-posted on YouTube gives admirers of the Beatles and Brian Epstein an opportunity to hear first-hand the induction of the Beatles manager into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 10th. It is highly probable this will be truncated when shown on HBO, making this the only unedited record of the historic event.

Source: Beatles News
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Peter Asher inducts Brian Epstein into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Brian Epstein was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by Peter Asher with the presentation of the Ahmet Ertegun Lifetime Achievement Award last Thursday at The Barclays Center in New York. For the first time on the internet, this is the verbatim transcript of the induction speech delivered by Peter Asher that night.

Source: Brian Epstein.com
No Brian Epstein? No Beatles!

It's 46 years since Brian Epstein. He gave us the Beatles, the least he deserves in return is our respect, gratitude and love. Brian was one of nine inductees to the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but in five and half hours, the amount of time Peter Asher had to speak about Brian was only two and a half minutes.

Source: Huffington Post
Friday, April 11, 2014
Brian Epstein inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Last night, the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted legendary Beatles manager Brian Epstein in New York City. "Brian loved, protected and respected the Beatles," said Peter Asher, who inducted Epstein. "He took his responsibilities extremely seriously.... His biggest fear was letting the Beatles down in any way, whatsoever."

More Information  Source: Ultimate Classic Rock
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Video: Epstein campaigner on 15 year fight to have Brian inducted

Getting Brian Epstein into the Hall Of Fame has been a 15 year battle for Martin Lewis. The Beatles were inducted the third year it was open in 1986. Their legendary producer George Martin got in 13 years later, but there had been no such honor for Epstein until tonight. He will then be inducted along with the rest of the class on 2014.

Source: KTTV, Los Angeles
How Beatles manager Brian Epstein made the Rock Hall of Fame

Beatles manager Brian Epstein is being inducted as a recipient of the Ahmet Ertegun Lifetime Achievement Award in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. "Without their talent, he would have had nothing to manage," said Beatles historian Martin Lewis, who started the campaign a decade and a half ago to get Epstein into the Rock Hall.

Source: Los Angeles Times
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Rolling Stones manager skips own induction to protest Rock Hall of Fame

Former Rolling Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham will skip his own induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this week. He says he objects to the way cameras are allowed to record award show highlights for subsequent TV specials, and is unhappy he and Beatles manager Brian Epstein were being inducted jointly.

More Information  Source: Los Angeles Times
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Brian Epstein made rock 'n' roll history behind the scenes

He never wrote a song, fronted a band or played a concert, but Brian Epstein is one of the important men in the history of rock 'n' roll. He discovered the Beatles and helped turn them into the biggest band in rock history. Epstein will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 10 in New York.

Source: Cleveland.com
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Rock Hall of Fame induction will be full of no-shows

Next week's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame show looks like it's going to be a mess. Of the nominees, Linda Ronstadt isn't coming at all. Cat Stevens is still considering his options. KISS won't perform because they're all fighting with each other. Nirvana can't perform because Kurt Cobain. Brian Epstein's family weren't even invited.

Source: Showbiz 411
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Beatles scholar on the recognition finally of Brian Epstein

I am thrilled and delighted that 15 years after the campaign was launched to have Brian Epstein honored by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, it is finally going to happen. The most under-sung hero across the Beatles' universe, without Brian Epstein's passionate belief in them, the Beatles' genius might well have gone undiscovered by the world.

More Information  Source: Beatles News

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