Category Archives: Popular Music 1990s

Paul McCartney holds a live televised town hall in London 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 17 1997)


Video: '1997 The World Tonight' (10 videos)

(Saturday, May 17, 1997, 6:00 p.m. BST)Paul McCartney’s Town Hall Meeting, a question and answer event hosted by John Fugelsang featuring the former Beatle, was transmitted live tonight on VH-1 from Bishopsgate Memorial Hall, in Bishopsgate, East London. Continue reading Paul McCartney holds a live televised town hall in London 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 17 1997)

McCartney’s ‘In The World Tonight’ documentary debuts 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 16 1997)


Video: '1997 The World Tonight' (10 videos)

(Friday, May 16, 1997, 9:00 p.m. EDT)In the World Tonight, a documentary about the making of Paul McCartney’s Flaming Pie album, received it’s worldwide television premiere tonight on VH-1 in the United States. Continue reading McCartney’s ‘In The World Tonight’ documentary debuts 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 16 1997)

Harrison, Shankar interviewed at New York’s Plaza Hotel 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 16 1997)


Video: 'Ringo Starr George Harrison Paul McCartney Interview 5/24/1997 Access Hollywood' (May 16 1997, at 1:57 and 5:05 and 5:35)

(Friday, May 16, 1997) — Former Beatle George Harrison and Indian musician Ravi Shankar continued their promotional tour for Chants of India, a new album by Shankar and produced by Harrison, today at the Plaza Hotel in New York with a second of two days of interviews with various media outlets.

Harrison, Shankar interviewed for VH-1 television special 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 14 1997)


Video: 'George Harrison - The Last Performance (John Fugelsang)'

(Wednesday, May 14, 1997) — Former Beatle George Harrison and Indian musician Ravi Shankar taped a two-and-a-half-hour interview today with John Fugelsang for the VH-1 program George & Ravi – Yin & Yang, which would debut July 24, 1997. Continue reading Harrison, Shankar interviewed for VH-1 television special 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 14 1997)