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The Beatles’ Famed Rooftop Concert to Screen in IMAX Theaters

Get Back director Peter Jackson will participate in a special Q&A following the concert film’s special theatrical release

Politics | Politics

‘Homosocial, mostly segregated’: NPR asks how we got stuck with the idea that four white guys make a rock band

The piece isn't really about race at all, but NPR decided some race-baiting would get clicks.

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The five greatest demos by The Beatles

The Beatles left us with a wealth of demos and early versions of released and unreleased tracks to trawl through. Here, we've collected five of the best.

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Director Michael Lindsay-Hogg Talks About 'Let It Be' and 'Get Back'

Michael Lindsay-Hogg, director of the Beatles' 'Let It Be' documentary, offers thoughts on the path from that to Peter Jackson's 'Get Back.'

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Five Lingering Questions About ‘The Beatles: Get Back’

Nearly three weeks after the docuseries’ release, there are a few things we can’t shake: What did ‘Get Back’ teach us about the Beatles? And should we lament the band’s breakup?

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Here comes the shun: The current flavour of Beatles-bashing is as lazy as it gets

Peter Jackson’s new three-part documentary is nothing short of a miracle for many fans of McCartney, Lennon, Harrison and Starr. It’s a shame ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ has also given the band’s detractors another tedious window to sneer, writes Louis Chilto

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The Beatles get back in the UK Top 40 after Peter Jackson’s documentary

Fans dive into the Fab Four’s music following release of the three-part series

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Peter Jackson Reveals How He Coaxed Paul and Ringo Into Giving Him the OK to Make ‘Get Back’

How do the surviving members of The Beatles feel about Peter Jackson's "Get Back" documentary? The director reveals how he got their OK.

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"Get Back": How much Beatles is too much? Our experts debate

Peter Jackson's nearly eight-hour Beatles doc both refutes the canard of Yoko as band-wrecker and reminds us of what was lost when Paul and John went separate ways.

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Is 'Get Back' Really Better Than 'Let It Be?': Beatles Roundtable

Five UCR writers debate the merits of each version of the Beatles' 1970 album, 'Let It Be.'

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'They weren't breaking up': Here's why Peter Jackson's 'Get Back' defies Beatles history

Even The Beatles remember "Let It Be" as their breakup project. Peter Jackson's new Disney+ documentary "Get Back" suggests history got it wrong.

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Get Back on Disney Plus: How to watch unseen footage of the Beatles this week

Later this week, Disney Plus is releasing a three-part documentary featuring exclusive footage of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. Here's when it's available.

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Ringo Starr Reflects on Paul McCartney Friendship, Says the Former Beatles 'Regularly' FaceTime

"I love the music myself and I am amazed that every generation gets into us," Ringo Starr also said while appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live, discussing The Beatles' ongoing popularity

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Peter Jackson explains why Beatles fans will be surprised by new docuseries

Peter Jackson has opened up about why Beatles fans will be surprised by his new Disney+ docuseries 'Get Back', airing this autumn

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Peter Jackson Restored So Much Beatles Footage That ‘Get Back’ Is Now a Six-Hour TV Series

Jackson's documentary was created out of 60 hours of unseen footage and more than 150 hours of unheard audio.

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How a Stint in Hamburg Helped Catapult the Beatles to Super Stardom

A trove of letters and photographs associated with the band's time in Germany is set to go up for auction next month

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Editor Searches for the Source Photos of Everyone on the Cover of 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band'

Since 2017, editor Chris Shaw has embarked on the very noble, if not thankless task of tracking down and identifying the source photos of every person who

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How much music theory did The Beatles know?

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The Beatles: Happy New Year ! / Paul Mccartney and John Lennon

The Beatles: Happy New Year / Paul Mccartney and John Lennon

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Stunning unseen footage reveals The Beatles as never before

Peter Jackson got it back. The Lord of The Rings" director has been sifting through 56 hours of previously-unseen footage of The Beatles rehearsing and horsing around from their final months playing together. Those moments led up to their infamous concert

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GET BACK…TO HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED Secrets behind the Beatles’ break-up revealed as incredible behind the scenes pics are released for first time

FIFTY years ago, John, Paul, George and Ringo went their separate ways. Pop’s biggest sensations, The Beatles, were driven apart by business issues, Lennon’s obsession with Yoko Ono and what one ob…

History | History

השבועה לירושלים - עקיבא נוף עם ג'ון לנון ויוקו אונו

מילים ולחן: עקיבא נוףשנת הקלטה: 1969הסיפור: ב-1969 כאשר היה סטודנט אלמוני בהולנד, זכה עקיבא נוף לפרסום כעיתונאי הישראלי היחיד שזכה לשוחח בראיון ע

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Rare picture of The Beatles in 1958 unearthed by Paul McCartney's brother and unveiled in new book

Strumming their guitars in his auntie's front room, this is Paul McCartney with John Lennon and George Harrison in what is thought to be one of the earliest colour pictures ever taken of the Beatles.

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The Beatles' final visit with George Harrison included 'tears, love and laughter'

THE BEATLES remained great friends until the end, and the final meeting between Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison before he died was an exciting and emotional affair, as they reminisced for hours about their younger years.

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Colourisation artist brings to life snaps of the Beatles playing small gigs in early 1960s

The stunning images feature drummer Pete Best, who would later be replaced by Ringo Starr, as well as original bass guitarist Stuart Sutcliffe, who left the band to pursue his career as a painter.

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The Beatles: John Lennon estate celebrates Paul McCartney’s 78th Birthday in the BEST way

THE BEATLES star Sir Paul McCartney turned 78-years-old today as the John Lennon estate celebrated his birthday in the best way possible.

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Penny Lane from The Beatles Song “in Danger of Being Renamed” over Possible Slavery Ties

Liverpool street Penny Lane, made famous by The Beatles' song, may have to be renamed if ties to slave trader James Penny are proven.

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Beatles photographer Astrid Kirchherr dies aged 81

Beatles photographer Astrid Kirchherr dies aged 81 | Music | The Guardian

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Beatles To Unveil Unheard Treasure Trove, 50 Years After ‘Let It Be’

The vintage money-making machine of the most successful band in history continues to rake in millions, even 50 years after Paul McCartney left for a solo career in April 1970.

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Beatles’ Fans Invited to Come Together at SoHo Pop-up

The pop-up will feature a wide selection of the Fab Four’s branded apparel, accessories, gifts, toys and tree ornaments.

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The Beatles' 'Abbey Road' Is Strolling to No. 1 In the U.K. | Billboard

The Beatles’ historic album is on track for the U.K. chart crown.

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How the Beatles Took Recording Technology to a New Level in 'Abbey Road' | Smithsonian

An expert in sound recording details how the band deployed stereo and synthesizers to put a unique artistic stamp on this iconic album

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Beatles fans mark 50 years of Abbey Road cover

The band's famous cover of their 11th studio album was shot on this London zebra crossing half a century ago.

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Paul McCartney Brings Ringo Starr to the Stage for End-of-Tour Surprise (Watch)

Beatles fans got something Saturday night they hadn’t in 53 years: the sight of Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr playing together on stage at Dodger Stadium. Although McCartney himself is not a…

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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."

History | LA History

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!!

Music | Vinyl Records!

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.

Music | Music

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…

Music | Vinyl Records!

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

Music | Music

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.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

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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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.'

Entertainment | Celebrities!

'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,

Entertainment | Culture/Art

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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The Beatles - Christmas Record 1963


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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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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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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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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

Detail pre-order packages for With a Little Help From My Fwends

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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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