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“The serial number was the same as John Lennon’s amp. I couldn’t believe it”: John Lennon’s first Vox amp – used on early Beatles recordings and Cavern gigs – was lost for 60 years. Now it may have been found, covered in black paint, on an auction site

Heard on Please Please Me and Love Me Do, this unassuming 1962 Vox AC15 Twin may have just become the most valuable amp on the planet – and we’ve had the exclusive first look

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The Beach Boys reflect on ‘rivalry and respect’ for The Beatles

Exclusive: Beach Boys stars Mike Love and Brian Johnston, along with director Frank Marshall, reflect on fame, fortune and family ahead of a new documentary about the legendary California band

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Michael Lindsay-Hogg interviewed: "Let It Be was misunderstood"

With The Beatles' Let It Be finally due back on our screens, the director Michael Lindsay-Hogg talks to Uncut

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Beatles’ 1970 ‘Let It Be’ Documentary, Out of Circulation for Four Decades, Headed to Disney+ After Restoration by Peter Jackson’s Team

After being out of circulation for four decades, 'Let It Be,' the Beatles documentary, will be seen again via a restoration from Peter Jackson's team.

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“Paul wants it to be fixed up, so he can play it… He was excited as a school boy”: Paul McCartney’s long-lost Höfner violin bass has been found after 50 years

Paul McCartney has been reunited with “the most important bass guitar in history”, which vanished after the Beatles split up – and was unearthed in an English attic

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Beatlemania 60 Years After Band’s Landmark ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ Appearance

Sixty years ago The Beatles appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show" to a record-breaking viewership of over 73 million people.

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Grammys 2024: The Beatles claim 'Best Music Video' win

At the Grammys 2024 in Los Angeles, The Beatles claimed yet another prize. This time, the band won the gong for 'Best Music Video'.

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The Beatles Stormed America in 1964. I Was With Them, Day and Night

A legendary photographer’s diary from the eye of the Beatlemania hurricane.

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They Changed Music: 5 Iconic Classic Rock Performances from The Ed Sullivan Show

It may not be the case today, but there was a time in the middle of the 20th century when a performance on a late night talk show was the most important thing in show business. And if the host took a shine to you? Fuhgetaboutit—you were made in the shade.

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They Shall Not Grow Postmodern: How Digital Trickery Is Changing How We View WWI, WWII & Swinging London

 In the fall of 2018, Peter Jackson released his documentary on WWI, "They Shall Not Grow Old," to its initial limited release in theaters before becoming a staple of streaming websites.

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Where Now and Then lands on the Beatles' all-time greatest songs list

We ranked every Beatles song. Here's where Now and Then landed after it was released.

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The Beatles’ ‘Red’ And ‘Blue’ Albums Make Billboard Chart Return

The Beatles’ two new compilation albums, ‘The Red Album’ and ‘The Blue Album,’ made their return to the Billboard chart.

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Rules Paul McCartney Makes His Staff Follow

Paul McCartney has continued to perform concerts long after the Beatles. He is well known as a stellar performer, and his staff are held to high standards.

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New Beatles, New Rolling Stones — Wait, What Year Is It?

It's 2023 and the Beatles and the Rolling Stones have new music. We look at the highs, lows, and weirdness of 'Now and Then' and 'Hackney Diamonds.'

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4 Recording Techniques Popularized by The Beatles

Perhaps their most widely adopted innovations are the recording techniques they helped to usher in. Find four here.

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Julian Lennon Awaits Private Sit-Down With Paul McCartney, Who Promised ‘Stories About Your Dad I’ve Never Told Anybody’ (Video)

Julian Lennon has a lot he wants to hear from Paul McCartney about his legendary father, John. If only they could find the time to chat.

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"I Kept Trying to Use Other Guitars, but Nigel Godrich Would Say, ‘You Know What We Should Try, Don’t You?’ ‘Casino?’ ‘Yep!’": Paul McCartney Reveals How He Fell Back in Love with His Epiphone Casino, and Transformed His Sound, in 2005 GP Interview

For the critically acclaimed 'Chaos and Creation in the Backyard,' McCartney was encouraged to abandon his Les Paul, but also found time to beef up his acoustic fingerpicking, and plug into his old Vo

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'No one is as invested in The Beatles as I am': How Gen Z revived Beatlemania

Modern fans have taken up the mantle of the 60s devotees and have found a home on TikTok and Twitter – they might not scream and invade studios but their love for the Fab Four is just as heartfelt

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The History Of The Beatles' Yellow Submarine Is More Complex Than You Realize

The Beatles' "Yellow Submarine" is a whimsical, childlike song, that was a big hit for the band, but the history is more complex than you realize.

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Hear the original demo for The Beatles' 'Don't Let Me Down'

While putting pieces of the song together, John Lennon experimented with the structure of The Beatles' B-side 'Don't Let Me Down'.

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Fans Find Photos of Themselves in Paul McCartney's New Book (and Recall Beatlemania)

In a new video, fans are recalling Beatlemania and finding videos of themselves in Paul McCartney's new book '1964: Eyes of the Storm'.

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Paul McCartney Adds Five Dates In Brazil To ‘Got Back’ Tour Itinerary

Paul McCartney has announced that his 'Got Back' tour will visit Brazil for the first time, from late November into mid-December.

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The Beatles’ ‘Red’ And ‘Blue’ Albums at 50: Celebrating the Greatest ‘Greatest Hits’ Records Ever

The two double-LP sets defined the whole Beatles story as we know it today

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Expanded Beatles Red and Blue Albums Expected To Be The Next Official Reissue

Beatles fans are on standby for the announcement of an expanded ‘1962-1966’ (The Red Album) and ‘1967-1970’ (The Blue Album).

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Peter Frampton, Joe Perry and Alice Cooper look back at bonkers 'Sgt. Pepper' movie, 45 years later: 'It was consistently horrible to the point where it was great'

Perry feels the cult musical is a "fascinating" "window into the times," but Frampton, who says "trickery" was used to get him to sign on and bore "the full brunt" of the backlash, still “hasn’t really softened” about it.

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6 Songs You Didn't Know Ringo Wrote for the Beatles

Not known as a songwriter, Ringo Starr was a major part of what's considered likely the best band of all time: the Beatles.

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John Lennon and George Harrison: 10 guitar lessons you can learn from their Beatles era

Songwriting tricks, chord progressions and the guitar genius of the Beatles' early years

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Sir Paul McCartney says artificial intelligence has enabled a 'final' Beatles song

The star says machine learning helped lift John Lennon's voice from a demo and turn it into a song.

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Paul McCartney's favourite covers of The Beatles

Revisiting comments made over the years by Paul McCartney about his all time favourite covers of The Beatles, including tracks by Marvin Gaye and Elvis Presley.

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Ringo Starr talks All-Starr tour, why he won't write Beatles memoir

Ahead of his All-Starr tour, Ringo Starr talks favorite drummers, his disinterest in writing a memoir and whose coat he wore on that rooftop in 1969.

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What do The Beatles mean to artists today? Here’s how 30 illustrators see the band

RoomFifty co-founder and Beatles super fan Leon Edler curates and presents Beatles-themed artworks from Stan Chow and Wei Hsuan Chen to Paul Blow.

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AI Recreates Lennon and McCartney Solo Songs as Beatles Tunes

AL-generated versions of Paul McCartney's 'New' and John Lennon's 'Grow Old With Me' were released in April 2023.

Business & Finance | Business

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from The Beatles

Here's what The Beatles can teach entrepreneurs about building successful businesses and unlocking new levels of innovation.

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Three songs that The Rolling Stones ripped off The Beatles

The Rolling Stones may have carved out their own niche these days, but their early days have songs that cribbed notes from The Beatles.

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The 1973 Paul McCartney TV Special is not only the most ’70s thing you’ll ever see, it’s a fascinating snapshot of a post-Beatles McCartney

50 years ago, the James Paul McCartney TV special hit the screens. Born out of acrimony, and panned by critics, it’s a flawed but fascinating insight into McCartney’s mindset

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The Iconic Rickenbacker 325 Has a Story Like No Other Electric Guitar

Favored by John Lennon, this short-scale model was the first in Rickenbacker’s defining Capri range

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Earliest recording of UK show by The Beatles found

The earliest known full recording of The Beatles playing a live show in the UK has been found almost exactly 60 years after it was made. 

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The Beatles’ ‘Red’ And ‘Blue’ Albums at 50: Celebrating the Greatest ‘Greatest Hits’ Records Ever

The Beatles Red and Blue Albums: The Greatest Hits Album Ever Made

Books | Books

Paul McCartney's Upcoming Book, Photo Exhibition Captures Cusp of Beatlemania

“Millions of eyes were suddenly upon us, creating a picture I will never forget for the rest of my life,” says Paul McCartney in his upcoming book, 1964: Eyes of the Storm, out June 13. Videos by American Songwriter Videos by American Songwriter The book,

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The Beatles: Abbey Road, throat lozenges, and the frenetic making of Please Please Me

On the 60th anniversary of ‘Please Please Me’, Mark Beaumont takes a deeper look into the 12 hours and £400 spent making the legendary debut that lit the fuse for Beatlemania and ignited rock’n’roll’s second phase

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Rolling Stones Recording With...Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr?

The Rolling Stones and Paul McCartney are making music together. Ringo Starr may also be involved in the collaboration.

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What guitar strings did the Beatles use? Investigating the flatwound vs roundwound debate | Guitar World

Just what did George Harrison, John Lennon and Paul McCartney string their guitars with – and when did they make the switch from flatwounds to roundwounds?

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How to replicate the Beatles’ classic tones using today’s affordable guitars, basses and effects pedals

Because sourcing the vintage gear is almost impossible, financially and practically, we've put together a list of gear that's on the market today that will help you nail the Fab Four's sound

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Get Back: Songs From the Documentary That Were Finished Later

The following list contains songs that were played by the band in the documentary, but not finished in time for the Let It Be album.

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The Beatles’ Rooftop Concert: Behind The Group’s Final Public Performance

In their final public performance, The Beatles made history playing on top of the Apple Studios, becoming the most famous rooftop concert of all time.

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How Hamburg changed The Beatles forever

Here, we'll be exploring how The Beatles' trips to Hamburg and their experiences in clubs like The Indra opened up a world of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll.

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Dolly Parton and Paul McCartney to cover 'Let It Be'

Dolly Parton has revealed that she will join Paul McCartney this year for a cover of The Beatles’ classic break-up song ‘Let It Be’.

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The Beatles' first number one 'Please Please Me' turns 60

After hitting number 17 with their first single 'Love Me Do', The Beatles proved their worth to themselves and producer George Martin with 'Please Please Me'.

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Did Paul McCartney Stretch the Truth About 'Live and Let Die'?

New details about Paul McCartney's claim that James Bond producers wanted someone else for 'Live and Let Die' arrived in December 2022.

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Mary McCartney on the importance of Abbey Road

Mary McCartney has discussed the importance of Abbey Road beyond The Beatles ahead of her upcoming documentary, 'If These Walls Could Sing'.

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Watch The Beatles' new animated 'Here, There and Everywhere' video

Watch a new animated video for The Beatles' classic song 'Here, There and Everywhere' from the "super deluxe" reissue of 'Revolver'

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John Lennon's Final Days

Shortly before 11 p.m. on Monday, December 8, 1980, John Lennon was gunned down in front of his New York City apartment building by an obsessed fan. This is the story of the days leading up to that tragedy.

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7 of the Best Concept Albums of All Time—from The Beatles, Frank Sinatra and More

With the release of Taylor Swift’s Midnights came a renewed interest in the concept record—using a central idea as a jumping-off point for a project. While an album doesn’t need an overarching theme to be a stellar body of work, there is something innatel

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When The Beatles played for just 18 people


Due to a mistake, the Fab Four would play to their smallest crowd ever

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Is Revolver better or worse now with Spatial audio? Decide with Apple’s Before & After feature

Apple Music releases a special Before & After Revolver feature, showcasing The Beatles’ album, Revolver, in Spatial Audio.

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Inside the wild 13-hour recording session that launched The Beatles' career

Exploring how one recording session at EMI Studios in 1963 helped launch The Beatles as they recorded 'Please, Please, Me' tracks such as 'Twist and Shout'.

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The Beatles delight fans with new music videos for each song on Revolver - over 50 years after initial album release

The Beatles have shared music videos for all the songs on their Revolver album initially released in 1966.

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Critics Applaud ‘Revelatory, Astonishing’ Deluxe Editions Of The Beatles’ ‘Revolver’

Reviewers also praise the new mixes as 'richer, warmer, full of bite.'

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Why Glyn Johns felt "awkward during The Beatles' 'Get Back'

Glyn Johns was in a nebulous position while The Beatles were recording their 'Get Back' sessions: not quite a producer, but more than an engineer.

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In pictures: A look back at The Cavern Club, home of the Beatles

From the Fab Four to Cilla Black, we share some of the best snaps from the Cavern Club.

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Wait, John Lennon Singing 'Yellow Submarine'? Hear Wild 'Revolver' Outtake

Demo from Super Deluxe Edition has never been bootlegged or even rumored, not even among the most hardcore Beatle geeks

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The Beatles Share New Animated Video For ’Taxman’ Ahead Of ’Revolver’ Reissues

Directed by Danny Sangra, The Beatles’ new ’Taxman’ video features vibrant animations for the iconic song's new 2022 Mix by Giles Martin.

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James Bond and The Beatles: the 1962 day that changed Britain

Sixty years ago today, both the Beatles' first single Love Me Do and the first Bond film Dr No were released. It was a remarkable moment that redefined a nation, writes Mark Allison.

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The Best Beatles Cameos in Comics

If you're wondering what happens when you combine iconic superheroes with an iconic band of the time, here's a hint: it involves wigs.

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See Rare Photos of the Beatles Before They Were Famous

The images show the band playing a local gig in Liverpool in 1961

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Lost for decades, a relic from the Beatles’ last official concert in SF has been unearthed

It was rediscovered this year after it was thought to have been lost for decades. 

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The longstanding links between The Beatles and James Bond

On October 5th, 1962, Dr No hit the box office and The Beatles’ first single ‘Love Me Do’ rattled the radio. We're looking at how they define British culture.

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10 classic Beatles songs that are hiding mistakes

The Beatles were meticulous in their craft, but that doesn't mean that they didn't have a few mistakes slip in. From 'Hey Jude' to 'Dig A Pony', check them out.

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Ringo Starr reflects on 'Yellow Submarine': Could it have been green or deep purple?

Ringo Starr chats with USA TODAY's Melissa Ruggieri about staying in shape and the history of The Beatles' "Yellow Submarine."

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Exclusive: Producer Giles Martin Talks About the Mixing and De-Mixing of The Beatles’ Revolver for Vinyl

Tomorrow Actually Knows: Above, The Beatles, doing what they do in Abbey Road Studios in 1966, during the recording sessions for Revolver. All photos in this story courtesy and © Apple Corps Ltd.

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The Beatles’ Unheard ‘Revolver’: An Exclusive Preview of a Blockbuster Archival Release

A new Special Edition of their psychedelic 1966 classic is packed with revelations. Here's a first look at what's inside

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Ringo Starr Slips Out Details of the New Beatles ‘Revolver’ Box Set

Ringo Starr has shown fans a finished box set of the upcoming new Beatles box ‘Revolver’ and inadvertently leaked the tracklisting.

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Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Peter Jackson Win Emmys For ‘Get Back’ – Deadline

More than 50 years ago Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr won the Oscar for Original Song, for “Let It Be.” Tonight, they added Emmys to their extraordinary careers, for producing the Disney+ …

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Paul McCartney on his favourite John Lennon scene in Beatles Get Back

PAUL MCCARTNEY has seen Peter Jackson's The Beatles: Get Back and has revealed his favourite John Lennon scenes that warmed his heart the most.

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The Beatles ‘Revolver’ to Get “Immersive” Rerelease, Says Giles Martin

Giles Martin, son of late Beatles producer George Martin, has confirmed that the group’s 1966 Revolver will be rereleased as a box set sometime during fall 2022, via Apple Corps and Universal Music. After remixing and reissuing The Beatles’ later albums,

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‘Revolver’ Will Be Next Beatles Album to Get Deluxe Treatment, Remix

The suspense over which album by the Beatles might be next in line to get a remix and bonus-filled boxed-set treatment is over: It’s officially “Revolver.” Apple Corps and Univers…

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On this day in history, August 29, 1966, the Beatles played their last live paid concert

The Beatles, otherwise known as The Fab Four, came together for their final live paid performance on August 29, 1966, at Candlestick Park in San Francisco on this day in history.

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Revisit William Shatner's unhinged cover of The Beatles song 'Lucy In the Sky with Diamonds'

Join us as we revisit one of the most bewildering covers of all time: William Shatner's 1968 rendition of Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds' by The Beatles

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Hear the isolated Moog from The Beatles 'Here Comes The Sun'

We've trawled the archives to bring you a fascinating isolated recording of The Beatles' Moog synth arrangments from 'Here Comes The Sun. You're welcome.

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Get Back director Peter Jackson says there's a new Beatles film in the works

The Lord of the Rings director says it will be very different to the three-part 2021 documentary series

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Peter Jackson Is Working on Another Beatles Movie With Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr

Director Peter Jackson is reuniting with Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr of the Beatles for another film, but this time it won't be a documentary like "Get Back."

Science & Technology | Science

Can Listening to the Beatles Improve Your Memory? New Research Says Music Just Might Stir the Brain

Listening to your favorite music increases connectivity in the brain, especially for older people. Researchers said music appears to bridge the gap between the auditory system and the reward system in the brain.

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The Peculiar Story Behind The Beatles 'Sgt. Pepper' Album Cover

If you think that the 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' album cover is a smidge overwhelming, you’re not alone. Let's break it down together.

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Ringo Starr details his iconic Ludwig drum kit

The first Ludwig drum kit that Ringo Starr ever owned proved to be the model on which all of his subsequent kits with The Beatles would be based on.

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Outtake Photographs From The Beatles Infamous ‘Butcher Cover’ Photo Session, 1966

On March 25, 1966 a photo session which was to become a notorious part of The Beatles’ history took place: the infamous ‘butcher cover’ pict...

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“We All Wanted to Be Guitar Players”: Paul McCartney Talks Early Beatles | GuitarPlayer

Macca reveals the origins of his role as a bass player and names his favorite guitarists in this classic interview from the GP vault.

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Paul McCartney’s Glastonbury show hailed as ‘phenomenal’

Ex-Beatle’s gig seen by many in huge festival crowd as ‘something to tell your grandkids about’

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Paul McCartney does a secret Glastonbury warm-up gig in Somerset where fans paid to hear 25 songs

Sir Paul, 80, delivered a preview of his Glastonbury set to an audience of around 800 at the Cheese and Grain - a not-for-profit venue in a former warehouse in the town of Frome, Somerset.

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How to make a Maccarita : Paul and Mary McCartney Serve it Up

Did you know that Paul has a favourite cocktail, which he makes for friends and family on special occasions? Introducing… the Maccarita! Paul takes you throu...

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‘Get Back’: How Giles Martin Distilled the Beatles Musical Mojo

Giles Martin tells IndieWire how machine learning software helped him extract the power and energy of The Beatles' performances.

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30 Candid Polaroids of Paul McCartney Taken by Fans From the 1960s and 1970s

These candid photographs were taken by Paul McCartney’s fans from between the late 1960s to early 1970s. Most people would love to take pict...

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Fans and stars pay tribute to "the greatest songwriter ever" Paul McCartney on his 80th birthday

Fans and stars alike have flocked to social media to pay tribute to Paul McCartney on the legendary singer-songwriter's 80th birthday

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Watch The Rolling Stones cover The Beatles’ ‘I Wanna Be Your Man’ in Liverpool

During their show in Liverpool last night, The Rolling Stones paid tribute to The Beatles by covering their 1963 hit ‘I Wanna Be Your Man’.

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The Beatles song that ended Oasis' career

As the final song from the final Oasis concert, The Beatles' 'I Am the Walrus' could be the final song that Noel and Liam Gallagher ever play together.

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How Peter Jackson and Co. Managed to ‘Get Back’ to Basics for the Beatles Doc

TheWrap Emmy Magazine: Music supervisor Giles Martin lays out why the Oscar-winning director is a Beatlemaniac through and through and why you probably won't see "Get Back 2"

Entertainment | Entertainment

Revisiting 'The Cooler': Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney's experimental film

In 1981 after he'd released 'Stop and Smell the Roses', Ringo Starr enlisted former Beatles bandmate Paul McCartney to help him create a short promotional film.

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‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Doc Set for Release on Blu-Ray and DVD This Summer — This Time It’s for Real

Peter Jackson's 'The Beatles: Get Back' is coming out on Blu-Ray and DVD this summer, after a release planned for last winter was scotched.

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The Beatles track that is indebted to Motown bassist James Jamerson

During the mid-1960s, The Beatles became obsessed with replicating the sounds of Motown, leading to some of their funkiest and most beloved songs.

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Watch Deep Purple play a solemn Beatles cover during their first ever TV performance

Deep Purple’s beginnings can be traced back to 1967, when Searchers drummer Chris Curtis pitched the idea of creating a British rock supergroup. They would be called Roundabout, so named for his far-fetched plan for a small group of musicians to be

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Let Ringo Starr teach you how to play classic Beatles songs

Along with producer Dave Stewart, Ringo Starr runs through some classic Beatles tracks on the drums like 'Ticket to Ride' and 'Come Together'.

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Paul McCartney performed "I’ve Got A Feeling" alongside footage of John Lennon last night

McCartney played the Beatles track with video of Lennon taken from the group's famous rooftop concert

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The guitar fluke that saw The Beatles revolutionise pop

The Beatles' 1964 hit 'I Feel Fine' is, on the whole, a pretty straightforward piece of pop. But listen closely and you'll hear a quietly revolutionary sound.

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The Beatles song that was rejected for the ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ film

For the "break out" sequence in 'A Hard Day's Night', The Beatles submitted a song that wound up being rejected by director Dick Lester.

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How Many Times Has Paul McCartney Been Arrested?

Paul McCartney is the runaway leader in Beatle arrests, but how many times was he actually arrested?

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6 Songs You Didn’t Know John Lennon and Paul McCartney Wrote for Other Artists - American Songwriter

The songwriting partnership of John Lennon and Paul McCartney stretched well beyond their songs for The Beatles. Throughout their careers, the duo wrote songs for other artists, together and individually, spreading hits out to the likes of The Rolling Sto

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Jack White thinks The Rolling Stones copied The Beatles

Guitarist and former White Stripes frontman Jack White says The Rolling Stones followed The Beatles in their wake, and "copied" them.

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Exclusive: John Lennon Biopic Is Nearing Reality as Script is Finished by “Bohemian Rhapsody” Writer

The big news in the Beatles world right now is that a John Lennon biopic is nearing its pre-production launch. Still untitled, the Lennon movie would be the first real authorized big screen biography of a Beatle. The movie is produced by Yoko Ono with her

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Brother of Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney revisits childhood home

20 Forthlin Road in Liverpool may look like any other modest terraced house at first glance... but it is also the childhood home of one of The Beatles.

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Every song by The Beatles to feature Paul McCartney on drums

The Beatles were a rare group of multi-talented individuals. When Ringo Starr temporarily left the group in 1968, Paul McCartney took over the drumming duties.

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Every guitar George Harrison used in The Beatles

An extensive tour through every guitar George Harrison played during his decade-long tenure in The Beatles.

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The Beatle Who Got Away

Revisiting Stuart Sutcliffe’s role in the band’s breakthrough.

Style & Fashion | Style & Fashion

Why the Beatles were the best-dressed band of all time

‘I tell you what, I think we were all pretty good dressers,” Paul McCartney told me last year, in advance of the release of Peter Jackson’s Get Back. I had aske

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Why The Beatles didn't cameo in Disney film ‘The Jungle Book’

In 1967, Disney released 'The Jungle Book', in one of the scenes, four vultures appear strikingly similar to The Beatles but they weren't voiced by the band.

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Paul McCartney: "I had been able to accept Yoko sitting on a blanket in front of my amp… but then when we broke up, John turned nasty"

The Beatles legend gets candid about the story behind Too Many People and How Do You Sleep? – "It was the 1970s equivalent of what might today be called a diss track"

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The Beatles' Compilation Album '1' Remastered for Spatial Audio on Apple Music by Giles Martin

The Beatles' compilation album "1" has been remastered for Spatial Audio on Apple Music by Giles Martin, son of the famed Beatles producer George Martin.

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Watch Jack White show he's the biggest Beatles fan around

With an instant recognition of songs like 'Boys' and 'Eight Days a Week', Jack White proved that he was a massive Beatle-maniac in a recent video.

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Why Charlie Watts didn't think much of The Beatles (and hated Elvis)

Exploring why the late Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts didn't like The Beatles and his problem with them, although, he did understand their appeal.

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The Beatles: guitar by guitar - a guide to the models that made music history | Guitar World

The Beatles revolutionised music and made the guitar the world's most popular instrument. On the 50th anniversary of their final album, we trace the models that made the magic…

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Sir Paul McCartney will headline this year’s Glastonbury Festival just a week after his 80th birthday

SIR Paul McCartney is one of the greatest musicians of all time and now he is returning to one of the most famous stages in the world - by headlining

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Paul McCartney announces ‘Got Back’ US tour dates

Paul McCartney has announced plans for a tour of North America in the spring, with tickets going on sale next week.

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The 'cathartic' Beatles pictures that helped Ringo Starr get through lockdown

The legendary drummer, now aged 81, compiled the rarely-seen images of himself with John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison as part of an uplifting project.

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What The Beatles rooftop concert sounded like for those on the street

There's lots of footage of The Beatles' final concert, but little that gives you a sense of what it must have been like to be there. This audio does just that.

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Peter Jackson would have shouted at the Beatles if he had filmed Let It Be documentary

Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson said he would have 'read John, Paul, George and Ringo the riot act' for Get Back if he was there.

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Scene of the Year (2021): The Rooftop Concert in 'The Beatles: Get Back'

We examine the rooftop concert in The Beatles: Get Back and consider why it's the Best Scene of 2021. This was not the end for the Fab Four.

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How the National Trust snubbed The Beatles drummer Ringo Starr

When the National Trust disregarded Ringo Starr by refusing to buy the childhood home of The Beatles drummer like they did with John Lennon and Paul McCartney.

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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.

Style & Fashion | Fashion & Style

Glyn Johns is a Fashion Favorite in 'The Beatles: Get Back' - The New York Times

The long-lost outfits of the Beatles sound man have made him an unwitting fashion favorite, five decades later.

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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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All You Need to Know About John Lennon's Favorite Rickenbacker Model

The Beatles legend's discovery of the 325 model launched Rickenbacker's British Invasion-era success.

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John Lennon death: What happened on the day The Beatles star was shot? | The Independent

Fans around the world are marking the 41st anniversary of Lennon’s passing this week

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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 documentary: How to watch it and what people are saying about it

How to see and why to watch the most talked about music doc of the year: Peter Jackson's Beatles opus, Get Back

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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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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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Paul McCartney & Rick Rubin Have a Field Day Going Down Beatles Rabbit Holes in ‘McCartney 3, 2, 1’

Paul McCartney and an inquisitive Rick Rubin have a field day going down Beatles rabbit holes in Hulu's delightful series 'McCartney 3,2,1.'

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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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The Beatles: Paul McCartney ends every gig with the same backstage ritual

THE BEATLES star Paul McCartney has been performing on stage for the better part of 60 years and now his daughter, Mary, has revealed the bizarre backstage food and drink ritual he has prepared after each show.