Articles Tagged with the beatles

Tommy Chong Got High With All The Beatles — Except For One

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Tommy Chong and Cheech Marin were an act so heavily associated with marijuana culture that it’s difficult to imagine their names without conjuring of images of smoke-filled cars and stoner antics scored by nervous laughter. While that celebrity may have slightly faded over the years with a new generation of pot smokers, the pair shared… Read more »

‘Paul McCartney Dead’ And Other Great Beatles Conspiracy Theories

Paul McCartney Conspiracy Theories

Earlier this week Inquisitr debunked a story that had been widely circulating that claimed Paul McCartney had died decades ago and been replaced by a lookalike. The latest conspiracy theory quoted an “interview” with Ringo Starr in the fictitious Hollywood Enquirer which said “when Paul died, we all panicked, we didn’t know what to do,… Read more »

Kanye West Fans Have No Clue Who Paul McCartney Is


Kanye West just released a new ballad, “Only One,” featuring Sir Paul McCartney, and his fans are already singing West’s praises for the vocal and writing collaboration. Unfortunately, it’s not for the reasons you might think. Instead of being impressed Kanye worked with a music legend, they applauded him for helping this “unknown” named Paul… Read more »

Ed Sheeran Wins Big, Then Steps Into Controversy

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British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran was one of the big winners at last nights inaugural BBC Music Awards, and almost immediately stepped into controversy. The Guardian reports that 23-year-old Sheeran, whose second album ‘X’ has sold over 1 million copies, won the award for the Best British Artist of 2014 at the glittering ceremony held in… Read more »

Gustavo Cerati Laid To Rest After Years In Coma


Gustavo Cerati passed away last Thursday after being in a coma since 2010. NY Times reports that the Argentinian singer-songwriter was a legend of rock during Argentina’s military dictatorship in the 1980s and his music became the soundtrack for that generation’s pursuit of democracy through his band, Soda Stereo. Cerati was 55 and passed away… Read more »

John Lennon’s Killer, Mark David Chapman, Denied Parole For Eighth Time

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John Lennon’s killer, Mark David Chapman, was denied release from prison on his eighth appearance before a parole board on Friday, according to New York corrections officials. The decision was handed down by a three-member board, following a hearing on Wednesday. The board determined that Chapman should continue to serve his sentence for the killing… Read more »

John Lennon’s Art And Legacy Made Public

John Lennon's original artwork on display.

For many years now, Yoko Ono has been putting the late John Lennon’s visual artwork up for display in museums all across the globe. The latest exhibition put Lennon’s work out for public viewing at the Paul Mahder Gallery in Healdsburg, California at the end of June. Ono charges little to no admission for John… Read more »

Were Dave Clark Five The Poor Man’s Beatles?

Dave Clark Five Posing For Picture

The Dave Clark Five appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show 18 times and knocked ‘I Want to Hold Your Hand’ of the top spot, so why are they often referred to as ‘the poor man’s Beatles?’ As band names go the Dave Clark Five is pretty lame. It doesn’t quite have the elemental majesty of… Read more »

John Lennon And Yoko Ono: A Love Story For The Ages

John Lennon and Yoko Ono

John Lennon and Yoko Ono were one of the greatest love stories of modern times and even after the famous musician’s tragic murder, they remain one of the most iconic couples in history. But how they met, has conflicting versions. The first one says that when John Lennon agreed to visit the Indica Gallery in… Read more »

After The Beatles, John Lennon Recalled As Revolutionary In New Book

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John Lennon is all over the media again this week, along with his former bandmates Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison, as America marks 50 years since The Beatles invaded America, blasting the country into the era of change that was the 1960s and reshaping the American cultural and musical landscape for all time…. Read more »

Harry Styles Claims One Direction ‘Even Bigger’ Than The Beatles

Harry Styles compare One Direction to The Beatles

Harry Styles is making headlines by saying that One Direction is “even bigger” than The Beatles. But before you start thinking of everything that is wrong about that assessment, Harry is only comparing to two bands in terms of fame. Everyone has seen old black and white footage of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison,… Read more »

When The Beatles Invaded America, Critics Said They Were Terrible

The Beatles with Ed Sullivan

The Beatles performed on The Ed Sullivan Show for the first time 50 years ago yesterday. And tomorrow, February 11, marks the 50-year anniversary of the legendary Liverpool lads’ first United States live concert, at the Washington Coliseum in the nation’s capital. See a sample of that historic concert below. The Beatles arrival half-a-century ago… Read more »

The Beatles Arrived In The United States 50-Years Ago

The Beatles arrive in America 50 years ago

“Beatlemania” transformed the United States when The Beatles first arrived in America exactly 50-years-ago today, February 7, 1964. Following the British band’s success with hit singles like “I Want To Hold Your Hand” and “She Loves You” the lads from Liverpool went on to make a historic appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show that would… Read more »

Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono Collect Beatles’ Lifetime Grammy Award

Ringo Starr, with Olivia Harrison and Yoko Ono.

Ringo Starr was the only actual Beatle on stage to accept a special Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award on behalf of the legendary group who in the 1960s led a musical and cultural revolution, and whose impact is still felt profoundly today. Starr and Paul McCartney are the only two surviving members of the Fab Four,… Read more »