Ringo Starr Asks ‘Every Radio Station In The World’ To Honor Late Bandmate John Lennon In This Special Way

Ringo Starr has made a request of every radio station in the world to honor his late Beatles bandmate John Lennon in a very special way. Alongside a lighthearted image of the friends taken as they sat on the bumper of a Rolls-Royce, the legendary rock ‘n’ roll drummer asked for broadcasters to play the […]

John Lennon Remembered On The 40th Anniversary Of His Death

John Lennon was remembered on the 40th anniversary of his death via an Instagram post shared by Abbey Road Studios. The studio is where Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George Harrison, and John recorded some of the most iconic music of a generation as the musical group The Beatles. The quartet recorded almost all of their […]

John Lennon’s ‘Double Fantasy’ Album Signed For His Killer On Night Of His Death Hits Auction Block For $400K

The album John Lennon signed for his killer hours before his death has hit the auction block. The Double Fantasy vinyl record that Lennon autographed for Mark David Chapman on the same night Chapman fatally shot the music legend is up for bid at Goldin Auctions. The shocking sale comes nearly 40 years to the […]

George Harrison’s 77th Birthday Marked By Announcement Of Memorial Garden In Liverpool

George Harrison‘s 77th birthday is being marked by the announcement of a memorial garden dedicated to the legendary musician in his hometown of Liverpool, England. The Liverpool City Council and the George Harrison estate jointly released a statement regarding the project which is aiming for a 2021 debut. A new memorial woodland will open in […]

‘Abbey Road’ Puts The Beatles Back On Top Of The U.K. Charts As The Fab Four Break Their Own Record

The Beatles’ hit album, Abbey Road, has hit the top of the charts in the United Kingdom for the second time, nearly 50 years after the record was initially released. Specifically, 49 years and 252 days have passed since the album first made it to No. 1, according to The Guardian. The fresh release is […]

Paul McCartney Plays Dodger Stadium, Ends His Tour In Los Angeles With Ringo Starr

Last night, Paul McCartney played Dodger Stadium for the first time in five years. Then, at the end of his concert which happened at the end of his current “Freshen Up Tour,” the famed musician from Liverpool welcomed someone to the outfield to sing with him in a way that hasn’t happened in more than […]

Paul McCartney Admits That John Lennon Only Complimented Him Once

On Sunday, Paul McCartney was the subject of a special episode of 60 Minutes originally produced last fall. During correspondent Sharyn Alfonsi’s time with the Beatles legend, she asked if he and John had been competitive with each other. He thought a bit and then said, “Yes, we were competitive.” McCartney qualified his statement by […]

Howard Stern Reveals He’s Become Just Like His Mother In This Way

Radio personality Howard Stern revealed in his new book Howard Stern Comes Again that he has become just like his mother Ray in this shocking way. Rolling Stone published an excerpt from Stern’s new book where he talks about the music business and how he felt he always had a grasp on what was hot […]

The Beatles Released Classic Single ‘Get Back’ 50 Years Ago Today In The U.S., But Too Late To Save The Band

In early 1969, several weeks after the release of their classic double album The Beatles — better known as The White Album — rock’s most important and iconic band stood on the verge of self-destruction, consumed by outside interests, legal conflicts, and simple boredom. Bass player and songwriter Paul McCartney came up with an idea […]

John Lennon Biopic ‘Nowhere Boy’ Will Become A Stage Musical

John Lennon’s biopic titled Nowhere Boy is going to be adapted for the stage as a musical, stated a news story published by Deadline. The 2009 film detailed the teenage years of Lennon, the formative and foretelling time of his life prior to becoming a member of The Beatles. Before finding his place as a […]

‘Lost’ Beatles Performance Footage Unearthed In Mexico

A video of the Beatles performing on the U.K. music show Top of the Pops has been found in Mexico. The BBC states that the clip is 11 seconds long and is said to be their only live performance on the show. It was thought up until this point that the footage had been lost. […]

John Lennon’s ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Piano On The Auction Block

The iconic piano that John Lennon used to write the Beatles’ masterpiece album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is on the auction block, and if you have a big bank account and a place to put it, the legendary music equipment can be yours. TMZ reported that Lennon’s piano is scheduled to be auctioned […]

Never Mind The Biopic: The Sex Pistols Are Next Up For The ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Treatment

With visions of dollar signs dancing in their heads following the massive success of the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, studio executives and filmmakers are salivating at the chance to put another rock band or musician on the big screen, and it looks like seminal punk rockers The Sex Pistols are next in line. According to […]

Listen To Five Great George Harrison Songs You May Never Have Heard, In Honor Of Ex-Beatle’s 76th Birthday

George Harrison was born in Liverpool, England, on February 25, 1943. A little less than 15 years later — on February 6, 1958 — the young Harrison took the suggestion of his friend and schoolmate, a boy named Paul McCartney, and went to see a local rock and roll group called The Quarrymen at a […]

Ariana Grande Equals The Beatles’ 55-Year-Old Record On Billboard Charts

Ariana Grande may have had a tough 18 months in her personal life, but her career has never been better than it is now. At the tender age of just 25, Grande has already released five studio albums and 41 singles, with two of those albums and six of the singles having been released in […]

The Beatles And The ‘Lord Of The Rings’ Film That Never Was

With news that The Lord Of The Rings director Peter Jackson is set to make a new Beatles documentary, it got many grey heads to remember that back in the day, the Fab Four had high hopes of obtaining the film rights and starring in their own version of J.R.R. Tolkien’s masterpiece. It sounds strange […]

Beatles Team With Peter Jackson On ‘Let It Be’ Film

The Beatles announced Wednesday that they have teamed up with filmmaker Peter Jackson on a new film about the sessions in which the band recorded their final album, Let It Be, in early 1969. The film, a venture of the Beatles’ Apple Corps Ltd. and Jackson’s WingNut Films Ltd., will be able to use “55 […]

Watch The Beatles’ Rooftop Concert Video To Celebrate The 50th Anniversary Of Their Last Public Performance

On January 30, 1969, members of The Beatles gathered together on the rooftop of the Apple building on London’s Saville Row for one last concert together. The Beatles were ready to break up, having been pushed and pulled different directions as a band. They couldn’t see eye to eye on different matters and, according to […]

Sales Surge For Vinyl Records

The business models for music sales have continued to evolve over time, with the industry shifting in recent years to a model based mostly on subscription streaming services. But one surprising thing about music is the continuing durability of vinyl records. They haven’t been the dominant format for music for nearly 30 years, but more […]

Criterion Collection Officially Announces March Blu-Ray And DVD Titles

The Criterion Collection has always been a prominent force in home video releases, especially for movie aficionados and collectors. Touting a library of some of the most historically relevant movies in history, Criterion generally releases a new set of films every month. Today the Criterion Collection grows even larger with the announcement of six new […]

Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Is U.K.’s No. 1 Album Of All-Time

With a little help from their friends, the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was just named the United Kingdom’s top studio album of all-time by the Official Charts Company, which ranks records from 1956 onward based on physical sales, downloads, and streams. The British company released its list of the nation’s 40 bestsellers […]

Paul McCartney To Release Children’s Book ‘Hey Grandude!’ In 2019

Paul McCartney just released his 18th solo album, Egypt Station, and is currently on his “Freshen Up” world tour, but music isn’t the only thing on his brain. The 76-year-old just announced that he has authored his first children’s picture book, Hey Grandude! “Basically, it’s about a character called Grandude who represents grandfathers everywhere,” explained […]

Paul McCartney Reveals How Charles Manson Prevented Him Playing Beatles’ Classic Track

Paul McCartney has revealed to NME that it took him decades to reclaim a song that he felt cult leader Charles Manson had indirectly stolen from the Beatles’ repertoire. When The Beatles dropped the White Album on the world in 1968, it was an instant hit with millions of people, including former jailbird Charles Manson […]

Paul McCartney Reveals Shocking John Lennon Secrets

Paul McCartney is revealing some rather shocking facts about his longtime friendship with his late Beatles collaborator John Lennon in a new interview with GQ Magazine. In an attempt to set the rumors straight, McCartney is correcting some legendary tales about the Fab Four in an interview for the publication titled “The Untold Stories of […]

Paul McCartney Mends Fences With Yoko Ono, Says ‘I Respect Her’ To Howard Stern

Paul McCartney revealed in an interview with Howard Stern that although he mended fences with Yoko Ono years ago, he revealed he now “respects her” for the way she loved his longtime singing and songwriting partner. The SternSiruisXM show was quite a revealing listen for Beatles fans, who eagerly anticipated what McCartney would bring to […]

John Lennon To Be Honored With Commemorative Stamp In NYC Ceremony Near Strawberry Fields

The U.S. Postal Service will honor former Beatle and music legend John Lennon on September 7, 2018, in a dedication ceremony where a stamp with Lennon’s portrait on it will be revealed. Lennon’s stamp is the USPS’ latest addition to its Music Icons series. The news that the late Beatle would be honored with his […]

John Lennon Murderer Mark David Chapman’s Latest Mugshot Revealed As He Faces 10th Parole Hearing

If you couldn’t see the height chart backdrop, you might think the parole photo of Mark David Chapman was the slightly blurry selfie of the man with crazy eyes you would definitely avoid sitting next to at the bar. But instead, the Mirror has given us the most recent mugshot of the man who notoriously […]

Fans Rally To Keep John Lennon’s Killer In Jail, Mark David Chapman Attempts Parole For 10th Time

John Lennon’s killer is up for parole for the 10th time after fatally shooting the former Beatle outside his Manhattan apartment on December 8, 1980. Mark David Chapman is scheduled to go before New York’s parole board in what will be his 10th attempt to win release. A decision regarding Chapman’s case is expected within […]

Paul McCartney Scolds Audience For Using Their Phones During His Club Gig

Former Beatles rocker Paul McCartney recently played a more intimate gig at an iconic spot in Liverpool. Before playing at the Cavern Club, he had made statements about wanting to play more intimate shows during the lead-up for his new album release of Egyptian Station. The album comes out September 7, 2018. So far, the […]

Paul McCartney Sends Fans Into Frenzy After Recreating This Iconic Beatles Moment

Paul McCartney sent fans into a frenzy after recreating an iconic Beatles moment as he amped up the anticipation for his newest release, Egypt Station. The album, which is set to drop on Sept. 7, was honored by McCartney with a “secret show” at Abbey Road Studios in London, where the Beatles legend premiered four […]

Drake Dominates The Billboard Hot 100, Breaking Record Originally Set By The Beatles

In his continued effort to assert global dominance over the music industry, hip-hop artist Drake has broken a longstanding record, which was originally held by The Beatles. As detailed by Billboard, Drake has topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week after the release of his new album, Scorpion. At the time of writing, […]

Paul McCartney Is A Wedding Singer As He Belts Out Beatles Classic For Nephew’s Big Day, According To ‘TMZ’

Singer and songwriting legend Paul McCartney’s career took a strange and unexpected turn on June 16 when The Beatles legend turned into a wedding singer for his nephew’s nuptials with a performance that turned the sophisticated event on its head. McCartney, who turned 76 on June 18, grabbed the microphone and took over as the […]

Marilyn Manson Releases New Single, Covering A ‘Lost Boys’ Soundtrack Classic

People often forget that Brian Warner, aka Marilyn Manson, actually rose to stardom because of a cover song. While his major-label debut, Portrait Of An American Family, gained the musician significant buzz and late-night airplay on MTV, it wasn’t until the 1995 release of Smells Like Children that Manson started becoming a household name. The […]

James Corden Enlists Paul McCartney For Carpool Karaoke

It’s been a long and winding road to get James Corden to the point where he gets to do his famous Carpool Karaoke with none other than Paul McCartney, but that’s exactly what’s going to happen, according to EW. The show will be traveling to England during the week of June 18-21, so that’s when […]

Peter Frampton On A Favorite Career Moment That Still Gives Him ‘Chills’

Peter Frampton’s musical career began as a teenager, playing with The Trubeats, who were managed by Bill Wyman of The Rolling Stones. His next band, The Herd, had several hits while Frampton was named “The Face of 1968” by U.K. teen magazine Rave. Shortly after that, Frampton joined the band Humble Pie alongside The Small […]

Rare Beatles-Era Paul McCartney Christmas Record Leaks Online

Paul McCartney’s 52-year-old Christmas gift to his Beatles bandmates has surfaced online. An extremely rare recording made by Paul McCartney at Christmastime 1965 has made its way to the internet via the website Dangerous Minds. According to Ultimate Classic Rock, only three copies of the retro recording were known to exist, presumably for John, George, […]

Dhani Harrison On His New ‘IN/PARALLEL’ Album, The Traveling Wilburys, Formula 1, And Scoring Movies

IN/PARALLEL is the debut solo effort from British-born, Los Angeles-based musician, composer, and singer/songwriter Dhani Harrison. However, over a decade ago, Harrison began to turn heads as the lead guitarist and singer of Thenewno2, who received rave reviews from Spin Magazine, NPR, and Rolling Stone alike. Just as Thenewno2 started to take off among critics […]

Happy Birthday, John Lennon! 5 Fab Facts You Never Knew About The Beatles Legend Who Would Be 77 Today

John Lennon, the lad from Liverpool, England, who formed the greatest and most influential band in rock music history — The Beatles — and became one of the most successful songwriters of all time, was born 77 years ago on October 9, 1940. But not only was Lennon one of the most important musicians of […]

The Sitar George Harrison Played on Beatles Song ‘Norwegian Wood’ Has Been Sold At Auction for $62,500

The famous sitar that George Harrison dearly loved that he used on the Beatles song, “Norwegian Wood,” has been sold at auction in the United States for the tidy sum of $62,500. The Beatles were the first Western rock band to employ a sitar for a commercial song, and Harrison first discovered this instrument when […]

Gene Simmons On The New ‘Gene Simmons Vault,’ The Beatles, Van Halen, His New Magazine, And Doing Good Deeds

When an artist is inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, it is usually one of the artist’s top accomplishments. In the case of Gene Simmons — the bassist and sometimes-vocalist behind KISS — his Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction is merely a footnote. KISS has sold more than 75 million […]

Beverage Company Forced To Rebrand After Yoko Ono Threatens Suit For Infringing Upon John Lennon’s Legacy

Yoko Ono, the widow of Beatles member John Lennon, wasn’t exactly saying “let it be” when a Polish beverage company appeared to have named its drinks after her late husband. When Ono heard of the lemonade drink, then called John Lemon, she threatened to sue for trademark infringement. Mr. Lemonade Alternative Drinks has agreed to […]

Watch Beatles Legend John Lennon In First Solo Concert 48 Years Ago Today, ‘Live Peace In Toronto’ [Video]

The Beatles, rock’s most important and innovative band, played their final, official live concert on August 29, 1966, at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park. So when Beatle John Lennon — who started the group in Liverpool, England, in 1957 — received a call on September 12, 1969, to perform live in Toronto the very next day, […]

Watch Solo Beatle John Lennon In Final Full Live Concert 45 Years Ago Today At Madison Square Garden [Video]

About one year after The Beatles broke up, John Lennon and his wife, the Japanese-born avant-garde artist Yoko Ono, moved from his native England to New York City to start a new phase of his life and his post-Beatles solo music career. Lennon arrived in New York in August of 1971, but almost as soon […]

Listen To The Beatles’ Final Live Concert — 51 Years Ago Today At San Francisco’s Candlestick Park [Audio]

The Beatles, rock’s most popular and important band, ruled the music world for a relatively short period, just seven years, from their March 1963 debut LP Please, Please Me to their final album Let It Be which appeared in record stores on May 8, 1970 — about a month after Paul McCartney announced that The […]

Watch The Beatles Historic Shea Stadium Concert: Legendary Show From 52 Years Ago, August Of 1965 [Video]

The year 1965 was an incredible one for The Beatles, who at the time were riding the crest of “Beatlemania” and were far and away the most popular phenomenon in music — or any form of entertainment. They filmed and released their second feature film, Help!, were named “Members of the British Empire” by Queen […]

The Beatles ‘Revolver’ Released 51 Years Ago This Week: 5 Fab Facts You Never Knew About The Classic Album

The Beatles, the most popular and innovative rock group of their era — or any era — released their album Revolver 51 years ago this week. Though the album’s significance was largely overlooked at the time, the work is now widely thought of as even better than The Beatles’ acknowledged classic released a year later, […]

Watch Beatles Classic Second Film ‘Help!’: Legendary Movie Premiered 52 Years Ago Today, July 29

In 1964, the Beatles starred in A Hard Day’s Night, a zany comedy featuring a soundtrack of Beatles music that was immediately recognized as a classic and has gone on to become one of the most influential musical films ever made. But their second film, Help!, which premiered on July 29, 1965, at the London […]

Happy Birthday, Ringo Starr: Beatles Drummer Turns 77 Today, New Album And Fall Concert Tour Dates On The Way

Richard Starkey, better known to the world as Ringo Starr — the drummer in rock music’s most popular and influential band, The Beatles — was born on July 7, 1940, in a rough, working class area of Liverpool, England, known as The Dingle. As the living rock and roll legend celebrates his 77th birthday, however, […]

Beatles John Lennon, Paul McCartney Met 60 Years Ago Today, Hear Rare Recording Made July 6, 1957 [Audio]

The Beatles, rock music’s most popular, important, and influential band, were born 60 years ago today — on July 6, 1957, when two Liverpool teenagers named John Winston Lennon and James Paul McCartney met for the first time, at a church fundraising fair in the Liverpool, England, suburb of Woolton. The 16-year-old Lennon’s “skiffle” group […]

Paul McCartney Regrets That The Beatles Split Up

Paul McCartney has admitted he still harbors regrets about how The Beatles split up, confessing that the added complications of the business side of the music industry ultimately led to an “ugly” and “untidy” parting. The Liverpudlian was recently asked about any regrets that he has regarding his long and storied musical career, which provoked […]