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Ultra Rare Beatles Demo Found in U.K. Charity Store Expected to Fetch $20,000 at Auction

Staff at the British Heart Foundation (BHF) were stunned when a plastic bag left at their local fundraising store included a super-rare demo cut of The Beatles first ever single, "Love Me Do"

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The Beatles never existed in the world of Danny Boyle’s new film Yesterday

A story about a world without the world's greatest rock band from screenwriter Richard Curtis

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Peter Jackson Signs On to Make New Beatles Film Out of Unseen ‘Let It Be’ Footage

Sir Peter, meet Sir Paul, and Mother Mary. “Lord of the Rings” filmmaker Peter Jackson has come aboard a project that Paul McCartney had previously hinted was in the works: a new Beatles documentar…

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Should the Beatles’ White Album Have Been Even Longer?

Based on the discarded songs on the new “Super Deluxe” edition, it could have just as easily been a triple album, says Rob Sheffield

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The Beatles’ ‘White Album’ is a global hit, again

Everything old is new again as The Beatles return to the top 10 in the U.K., U.K. and Australia.

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Untold Beatles Stories Emerge As White Album Climbs Charts

Producer Chris Thomas and engineer Ken Scott have been speaking about the double LP, which has the formal eponymous title of The Beatles.

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Hear The Beatles’ Previously Unreleased, Acoustic ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’

“Acoustic Version — Take 2” with just George Harrison on guitar and Paul McCartney on harmonium taken from upcoming, revelatory White Album box set

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Happy Birthday John Lennon: The Beatles Legend In His Own Words

Celebrate what would have been John Lennon’s birthday today by listening to a compilation of interviews by The Beatles legend.

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The Rutles (1978)

Mockumentary subtitled "All You Need Is Cash".

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How Geoff Emerick Helped the Beatles Reinvent Music

The crucial collaborator in the Beatles’ glory years helped them find endless new ways to change the way music sounded

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The Unheard White Album: An Exclusive First Listen

The massive new box set of the Beatles’ 1968 masterpiece is full of unheard gems. Here are 15 of the most revelatory moments.

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Get Back! Paul McCartney’s stunning return to Liverpool’s Cavern Club – the full review - NME

“Do you wanna get back?” Paul McCartney asked the crowd, towards the end of one of the smallest, longest, sweatiest shows he’s played since, well, probably last time he was here at Liverpool’s legendary Cavern Club. “Cos I do.” McCartney’s b

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The Beatles' Greatest Hits Album '1' Is Back In Top 40

On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, The Beatles' greatest hits set "1" is back in the top 40 for the first time in over two years, Imagine Dragons' "Night Visions" spends its 300th week on the chart, Bebe Rexha and Nine Inch Nail

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Five myths about the Beatles - The Washington Post

Why did producer George Martin actually take on the band? As punishment.

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As 'Yellow Submarine' returns to theaters, a closer look at the Beatles film that 'crossed generations'

A 50th anniversary the Beatles' 1968 animation classic 'Yellow Submarine' will be in theaters this summer after a complete visual and audio rejuvenation.

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The Beatles' Revelatory White Album Demos: A Complete Guide

We delve deep into the 1968 home recordings that planted the seeds for the band's classic self-titled double LP

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Beatles' Esher Demos: Tapes That Became the White Album - Rolling Stone

The group's jovial May 1968 home recordings mark the last time they sounded like true friends

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Quincy Jones Is Sorry for Calling The Beatles "No-Playing Motherf---ers"

The legendary music producer and executive is walking back many comments he made in a recent interview. | iHeartRadio

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Sir Ringo Starr to perform in Israel - The Jewish Chronicle

Former Beatles drummer to play Tel Aviv - 52 years after the Fab Four were forced to cancel their planned Israeli gig

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Why The Beatles' Star Club Tapes Best Represent the Group's Early Bar-Band Spirit

These raw 1962 bootlegs capture the young Fab Four at their hungriest

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The Beatles’ ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ at 50: A Monument to Paul McCartney’s Genius

Released fifty years ago—on November 27, 1967—the Beatles’ last slice of psychedelia is an underrated masterpiece, and more fun than ‘Sgt. Pepper.’

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The Beatles' accountant 50 years on: 'They were scruffy boys who didn't want to pay tax'

In The Beatles’ 1966 song Taxman, George Harrison berates Harold Wilson’s proposed 95pc “supertax” on the UK’s highest earners.

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The Beatles Are On Top Of The Bestselling Vinyl List Of 2017 With A 50-Year-Old Album

Vinyl is cool again, but it's legacy acts that are still selling the most.

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Sgt Pepper at 50: Liverpool music aficionados share their take on groundbreaking album

Lawrence Saunders assembles Liverpool music and art aficionados to get their take on The Beatles' groundbreaking album amid the anniversary celebrations.

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Sgt. Pepper Wasn’t Broken. So They Fixed It. | Big Think

For the Sgt. Pepper 50th anniversary remix, good intentions and modern technology revitalize a classic album.

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Review: The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's' Anniversary Editions Reveal Wonders

This 50th anniversary reconsideration of a major canonical work brings new mixes, in-development versions and may be how it was meant to be heard.

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Beatles: Remembering Real 'Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds' - Rolling Stone

Read how a drawing by John Lennon's three-year-old son Julian inspired "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds."

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How the Beatles Really Ended Up at a Garden Party in Brentwood - Los Angeles Magazine

Unpublished photos of the Beatles are increasingly hard to come by, but Alison Martino found a few taken in Los Angeles to twist and shout about

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For The Benefit of Beatles Fans: The Beatles 50 Sgt. Pepper Facts

50 interesting facts about The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band!!

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The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band gets 50th anniversary reissue

The Beatles will celebrate 50 years of their landmark 1967 album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with a major reissue project, spanning digital, 2xCD, 2xLP and 6xDisc packages.

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Olivia Harrison reflects on the music and a book marking what would have been 'Quiet Beatle's' 74th birthday

To hear Olivia Harrison tell it, it wasn’t unusual for George Harrison to stroll through their house spouting words at random — a process that could cause an outsider to wonder whether the ex-Beatle had suddenly started speaking in tongues.

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Beatles Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney Reunite in Studio

The surviving members of the Beatles came together in the studio on Sunday.

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Pro-Ject announces five more special edition Beatles turntables

Pro-Ject and Universal Music Group have announced that five further special Beatles-themed decks will be rolled out in the coming months.

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Beatles/Stones/Kinks/Animals & more! -- Live Full Concert 1965

There's a new Beatles movie disc, reduced on Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/Eight-Days-Week-Touring-Blu-Ray/dp/B01M13O81J/theofficiapet-20 ------------------...

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Ringo's no joke. He was a genius and the Beatles were lucky to have him | Coffee House

We’re closing 2016 by republishing our ten most-read articles of the year. Here’s No. 9: James Woodall on celebrating the…

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The Origin of The Rarest and Most Sought After Pressing of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" | Analog Pl

AnalogPlanet reader Bill Wright interviews Australian mastering engineer Don Bartley, who cut lacquers back in 1983 for what many consider to be the best sounding and certainly the rarest pressing of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, produced by EMI

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Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music

The eight-part series explores the art of music recording, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at the birth of brand new sounds. Featuring more than 150 original interviews with some of the most celebrated recording artists of all time, Soundbreaking expl

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The 15 Best Unreleased Beatles Songs That You Can Listen to Now

Incredibly, there's still great music by the Fab Four that hasn't been officially released.

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Eight Days A Week: how Ron Howard brought the Beatles back to life | Film | The Guardian

Howard’s new film captures the sweat, screams and cultural significance of the band’s touring years. He explains why the Fab Four still fascinates him

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Hear The Beatles' Last-Ever Concert

Read our detailed look at the end of the Beatles' touring career, which concluded 50 years ago with a show at San Francisco's Candlestick Park.

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All Songs +1: The Beatles Are Live And Sounding Better Than Ever

The Beatles were a great live band, but only three of their shows were ever professionally recorded. Now new technology takes those shows from The Hollywood Bowl and makes them sound better than ever.

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Hit The Road With The New Trailer For Ron Howard's 'The Beatles: Eight Days A Week'

Is there anything left to say about The Beatles that we don’t already know? The impact, legacy, and importance of the biggest rock ‘n roll band ever has been dissected and studied over and over for years, setting up a particular challenge for Ron Howa

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Beatles’ Hollywood Bowl Live Album to Drop in Time for Ron Howard Doc | Den of Geek

The Beatles new album, Live At The Hollywood Bowl, hits shelves on September 9.

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New: Beatles Release Video from Las Vegas “Love” Show on 10th Anniversary– “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” | Sh

The Beatles have released a video from their Cirque du Soleil Las Vegas show “Love.” It’s the 10th anniversary of the spectactular show, and the “Love” album has just …

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Inside The Beatles' Bloody, Banned 'Butcher' Cover | Rolling Stone

Read how photographer Robert Whitaker accidentally gave rise to the ultimate Beatles collectible with his infamous "butcher" photo of the group.

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At 75, things are coming easy for Ringo Starr - The Washington Post

Former Beatles drummer continues to tour with his All-Starr Band and will play the Warner.

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Watch Prince's Incredible 'My Guitar Gently Weeps' Solo | Rolling Stone

Prince, Tom Petty, Steve Winwood, Jeff Lynne and others performed 'My Guitar Gently Weeps' at the 2004 Rock Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

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Paul McCartney Played “Helter Skelter” with Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic | Nerdist

Paul McCartney is pulling out all the stops on his ongoing One on One tour. Last week the musician revisited a pair of Beatles classics that he hadn’t performed

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Watch Trailer for George Martin's All-Star PBS Series 'Soundbreaking' | Rolling Stone

Before George Martin's death on March 8th, the producer aligned with PBS for an eight-part, all-star music series titled 'Soundbreaking.'

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Paul McCartney Preps Sprawling Post-Beatles Compilation | Rolling Stone

Paul McCartney has hand-selected a massive compilation, 'Pure McCartney,' chronicling his post-Beatles career

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The new hit list: the all-time bestselling singles – reranked by streaming stats | Music | The Guardian

How do Elvis, Bing Crosby and Mariah fare if you take Spotify’s data into consideration? We’ve rewritten the record books to take account of modern listening habits

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Who was the real fifth Beatle? - CNN.com

Following Beatles producer George Martin's death, we take a look at 11 men who could hold the title of 'fifth Beatle.'

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10 Great Beatles Moments We Owe to George Martin

Producer's key contributions to Fab Four canon, from Baroque

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George Martin, Beatles Producer, Has Died

He was 90.

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19 Things Only Beatles Fans Will Find Funny

Because sometimes, all you need is LOLz...and to "move like Lennon."

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The Quiet Beatle's Long Shadow: Dhani Harrison On Sharing His Dad With The World : NPR

"The studio was directly below my bedroom, so my floor has rattled my whole life." Dhani Harrison speaks with Eric Westervelt about George Fest, an all-star tribute to his father's music.

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'How VIP do we gotta get?': Beatles legend Paul McCartney is turned away from Tyga's Grammy after-party

The Beatles star and Grammy winner, 73, was shockingly denied entry at Argyle nightclub in Hollywood following the awards ceremony on Monday.

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Punk Rock Beatles I Feel Fine

What if the Beatles formed in the 90's? This might be the sound they would of had! Or I might just be totally off! Here's the great Beatle's song,

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The Ed Sullivan Show - 'The Beatles FIRST APPEARANCE on The Ed Sullivan Show' - FULL Show, includes the ORIGINAL Commercials. (Aired February 9, 1964) - Video Dailymotion

FULL show, includes the ORIGINAL Commercials. Ed's Opening. The Beatles-All My Loving,Till There Was You, She Loves You. Fred Kaps-Card and Salt Shaker Trick. The Cast of

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Was 1966 pop music’s greatest year? | Music | The Guardian

Fifty years ago, Revolver (The Beatles), Blonde on Blonde (Bob Dylan) and Pet Sounds (The Beach Boys) made the LP supreme and launched an era of unparalleled creative momentum

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Watch Spoon's Britt Daniel Cover the Beatles' "I Me Mine" at George Fest | News | Pitchfork

From the forthcoming CD/DVD George Fest: A Night To Celebrate The Music Of George Harrison

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50 Years of 'Rubber Soul': How the Beatles Invented the Future of Pop | Rolling Stone

Rob Sheffield explains how the Beatles truly came into their own on 'Rubber Soul,' released 50 years ago today.

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The Guide to Streaming the Beatles Now That Their Songs Are Online

After years of holding out, the Beatles have finally joined music streaming services. Here’s out to approach listening to the Fab Four online.

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Spotify, Apple Music, and Google Play will reportedly stream The Beatles starting December 24

(Reuters) - Popular music band 'The Beatles' will see its songs feature across streaming music services starting this Thursday, Christmas Eve, Re/code reported, citing sources familiar with the plans.

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The Beatles - Christmas Record 1963

HO ! GOOD KING WENCELAS LOOKED OUT ON THE FEAST OF STEPHEN, HO ! AS THE SLOW RAY ROUND ABOUT DEEP AND CRISP AND CRISPY. BRIGHTLY SHOW THE BOOT LAST NIGHT ON ...

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Watch The Beatles' Restored, Trippy 'A Day in the Life' Video | Rolling Stone

Check out the Beatles' rarely seen, fully restored "A Day in the Life" video from the upcoming best-of reissue '1+.'

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All our “Yesterday”s, from The Beatles to Jimmy Fallon · Version Tracker · The A.V. Club

Version Tracker examines how different artists have performed the same song over the years, adapting it to suit their own needs and times.

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Ringo Starr found some Beatles ‘stuff’ lying around and he wants you to have it

Starr is auctioning off several million dollars worth of instruments, jewelry and assorted keepsakes he just found lying around his houses. The proceeds will go to charity.

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The Beatles Walk Across Abbey Road - The Complete Story

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook. It was Friday, August 8, 1969, around 11:30 in the morning. The Beatles had wrapped up recording what was to be th

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Watch Paul McCartney's Backstage Antics at Rock Hall Ceremony | Rolling Stone

Ringo Starr turned 75 last week, and to celebrate, Paul McCartney has shared behind-the-scenes video from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony.

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Ringo, Movie Starr: Ranking The Beatle’s 10 Weirdest (And Coolest) Film Roles

Richard Starkey, aka Ringo Starr, turns 75 on July 7th. The lad from Liverpool who’s been the world’s most famous drummer for more than a half-century has provided the world with infinite musical reasons to celebrate his life and work

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9 Times The Beatles Proved They Were Cheeky

They weren't just the greatest band of all time, they were also the greatest band ever when it came to saucy comebacks...

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Unearthed George Harrison letter discussing scrapped Beatles recording sessions at Stax Records Sells For £13,000

The letter reveals the Beatles axed plans to record at Stax, without regular producer George Martin

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Flashback: Beatles Cover Bob Dylan During 'Let It Be' Sessions

The 1966 classic is one of many covers the Fab Four messed around with during the 'Let It Be' sessions

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Jack Bruce, Ann Wilson Feature on Beatles Tribute Comp | Rolling Stone

The Beatles' classic ballads will be the focus of an upcoming tribute album featuring acoustic Fab Four covers by artists like Jack Bruce, Heart's Ann Wilson, Todd Rundgren and more. Keep Calm and Salute the Beatles, due out April 28th, will feature Bruce's cover of "Eleanor Rigby," recorded just prior to the Cream bassist's death last October.

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Paul McCartney plays the Beatles' 'Another Girl' for the first time live | EW.com

Neither the Beatles nor any single members of the Beatles had ever played “Another Girl,” the fifth track off 1965’s Help!, until now: Paul McCartney performed the song at Japan’s Nippon Budokan Tuesday, according to NME.

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Double Fantasy: Very Rarely Seen Photos of Yoko Ono and John Lennon | Vanity Fair

Photographer Kishin Shinoyama and Yoko Ono share rare images from their Double Fantasy album shoot.

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John Lennon's 'Paperback Writer' Guitar Sells for $530K to Colts Owner

Jim Irsay explains why he paid half a million dollars for the iconic instrument

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Hear Chrissie Hynde's Heartfelt Cover of the Beatles' 'Let It Be' | Rolling Stone

Chrissie Hynde's cover of the Beatles' "Let It Be," which will appear on the Paul McCartney tribute 'The Art of McCartney,' is streaming online.

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The Beatles make “A Day In The Life” flash before your eyes · Hear This · The A.V. Club

In the interview for my first real job in journalism—a general-assignment beat for the features section of my college newspaper—I was asked to name the greatest pop song ever written.

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The Flaming Lips, Miley Cyrus, and Moby Share Their "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" Cover | Pitchfork

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The #1 Song the Beatles Turned Down - Neatorama

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.The Beatles had more number one hit records than anyone in the history of music. Elvis, Frank Sinatra, the Rolling Stones, B

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Paul McCartney Is No. 1 With Sold Out U.S. Tour | Billboard

Paul McCartney earns the No. 1 slot on the weekly Hot Tours tally based on ticket sales reported from his recent trek through U.S. cities during July and August.

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The Lost Beatles Photos: Rare Shots From 1964-1966 Pictures | Rolling Stone

Photos of the Fab Four by photographer Bob Bonis

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