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[9 Jul 2013 | One Comment | 6,715 views]
Awesome Site of the Week: Dillion USA

First off, it’s important to point out that we generally don’t highlight sites that are selling things here at First Arkansas News. It’s a good idea to mention that because our Awesome Site of the Week — Dillion U.S.A. — is dedicated to showing off a lot of guitars the company has for sale. We’ve not gotten a dime to talk about Dillion as First Arkansas News isn’t in the habit of trying to pass public relations off as useful content — it barely breaks even every year, but it’s …

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[18 May 2013 | No Comment | 1,744 views]
All You Need is Love

In the summer of 1967 the first live, international, satellite television production was broadcast. The program was titled Our World, and nineteen different nations were invited to perform or appear in separate segments featuring their respective countries. The two-and-half-hour event had the largest television audience ever up to that date: an estimated 400 million people around the globe watched the broadcast.
The BBC had commissioned The Beatles to write a song for the United Kingdom’s contribution. The Beatles were asked to come up with a song containing a simple message to …

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[17 May 2010 | No Comment | 4,441 views]
‘Let it Be,’ 40 years later

Believe it or not, a “Beatles anniversary” just passed and we didn’t hear a thing about it.
Yes, the media has gone wacky over such notable anniversaries as the “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album, the Fab Four’s first appearance on the Ed Sullivan show and, well, just a lot of things.
However, the 40th anniversary of the release of the Beatles’ Let it Be movie went largely unnoticed. The movie debuted in New York City on May 13, 1970, and in London a week later.
It actually might not be a …