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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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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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“When You’re a Guitar Player, You Can Really Hear How the Differences Matter”: Jack White Talks Creativity and Gear

With his latest album – ‘Fear of the Dawn’ – chock-full of unique tones, the guitarist fills us in on the details of his customized hardware.

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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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Rolling Stones Stun Audience With First-Ever Live Performance Of 1960s Classic

The band kicked off its 60th-anniversary tour with the debut of a 1966 hit never before performed in concert.

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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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Bob Dylan celebrates 60 years at Columbia with new 'Subterranean Homesick Blues' video

Bob Dylan has celebrated 60 years as a Columbia recording artist with a new 'Subterranean Homesick Blues' video, as Patti Smith and co reinvent a classic.

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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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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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Rolling Stones: Are They Announcing More U.S. Tour Dates?

The Rolling Stones are preparing to announce... something. A new social media post has fans pretty excited.

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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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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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Rolling Stones Documentary Series Confirmed

The BBC announced a documentary series to mark the Rolling Stones' 60th anniversary with each episode focusing on one member in April 2022.

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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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“Put the Microphone Over There On the Other Side of the Room Because I’m Going to Play Loud”: How Eric Clapton Took Volume to 11

Armed with a Marshall and a Les Paul, Slowhand pushed the envelope of guitar tone in 1966.

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The Beatle Who Got Away

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

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Keith Richards on the Rolling Stones and a solo reunion

The Stones guitarist, and frontman of Keith Richards & the X-Pensive Winos, talks about his solo career; the passing of Stones drummer Charlie Watts; writing new music with Mick Jagger; and how he kicked his most persistent addiction.

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Here’s Why People Love the 1957 Fender Stratocaster

Veteran vintage guitar dealer David Davidson explains why he considers these Strats to be among the best ever made.

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The Rolling Stones to announce 60th-anniversary tour – with first gig in Liverpool

THE ROLLING STONES will this month announce a European tour to mark their 60th ­anniversary – including a gig at Liverpool.The legendary rockers ??

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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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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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Watch Glen Campbell introduce Cream to an American TV audience in 1968 | Louder

It's the summer of 1968. Country superstar, part-time Beach Boy and session man Glen Campbell is trying his hand at television, filling in as a replacement host on the The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. It's a show that's perhaps most

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Box Office: Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Concert Doc Plays to Near-Sellout Crowds

Peter Jackson, Imax and Disney have partnered on a special feature celebrating The Beatles' last concert in 1969.

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When The Beatles recorded eight songs in one day

Speedy recording sessions were nothing new to The Beatles, but signs of exhaustion were beginning to show around the time of 'Beatles for Sale'.

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Half-Hour of Lost Footage of Rolling Stones’ Altamont Festival Unveiled by Library of Congress

The Library of Congress has posted 25 minutes of newly found footage from the Altamont festival of the Stones, CSNY, Gram Parsons and more.

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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

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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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John Lennon death stunned Rolling Stones star - 'I got well drunk on it'

JOHN LENNON died 41 years ago on this day, and the news sent shockwaves around the world. A member of the Rolling Stones was particularly affected by the unbelievable event.

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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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Claudia Lennear, The Inspiration Behind 'Brown Sugar,' Regrets Song Leaving Rolling Stones' Live Set

Claudia Lennear has been a witness to some peak moments in rock and soul. First as a member of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue, she’s sung backup on

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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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Rolling Stones live up to legendary reputation with an incendiary Austin concert

Closing out a 13-show run of stadium-sized U.S. venues, the Rolling Stones lit up Circuit of the Americas in Austin with an incendiary show Saturday.

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The Rock Hall was going to honor The Rolling Stones' Charlie Watts, but ran out of time?

While we won’t get the official lowdown of what went on at the 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony until it’s aired on November 20th, Go-Go’s bassist Kathy Valentine has already revealed a major tribute was left out of the show.

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Why The Rolling Stones Remain The Most Electrifying Show In Music After Six Decades

Why does every Rolling Stones tour feel like a can't miss event? Because when you add up the personalities, the songs and the showmanship it is.

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The Rolling Stones Dazzle Los Angeles in Latest No Filter Tour Stop

The Rolling Stones returned to Los Angeles' SoFi Stadium on their second and final show in the area on their No Filter tour

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Mick Jagger Snarks Back About Paul McCartney's 'Blues Cover Band' Diss - Variety

At an L.A. gig Mick Jagger snapped back at Paul McCartney after the ex-Beatle suggested the Stones never escaped being 'a blues cover band.'

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The Rolling Stones touch down at Hollywood Burbank Airport as their No Filter tour continues

The Rolling Stones touched down at Hollywood Burbank Airport on Monday ahead of their anticipated gigs at SoFi Stadium.

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'You haven't heard the last of Charlie': Rolling Stones on a bittersweet tour and new music

Mick, Keith, Ronnie and Steve Jordan on saying goodbye to Charlie Watts, filling a legend's drum seat and why it was 'the right decision to keep going.'

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The Rolling Stones rock Pittsburgh with plenty of hits, energy

The extension of the pandemic has kept several bands away from Pittsburgh this year. But it was going to take a lot more than the threat of covid-19 variants to prevent The Rolling Stones from coming to Pittsburgh, the latest stop on the group’s &ld

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Mick Jagger Answers Those Who Say the Rolling Stones Should Quit

Mick Jagger said in October 2021 that late drummer Charlie Watts wanted the band to carry on with their No Filter tour.

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Rolling Stones will tour US next month after Charlie Watts' death

The Rolling Stones will reportedly still go on their US tour in September despite drummer Charlie Watts' recent passing.

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When Paul McCartney punched Eddie Vedder in the face

Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder recalls the moment that former Beatles bassist, Paul McCartney, once hit him with a haymaker in a hotel bar in Seattle.

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“Never Call Me Your Drummer Again!” The Time Charlie Watts Punched Mick Jagger

Charlie Watts has passed away, so let's revisit the glorious moment when The Rolling Stones drummer punched Mick Jagger.

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Flashback: Charlie Watts’ Final Performance With the Rolling Stones

This rain-soaked “Satisfaction” was the final moment of Watts’ 58-year stint in the Stones

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Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies aged 80

Musician’s publicist says he died peacefully in a London hospital surrounded by his family

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ZZ Top: Bearded bassist Dusty Hill dies in his sleep at 72

HOUSTON (AP) — ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill, the long-bearded bassist for the million-selling Texas blues rock trio known for such hits as “Legs” and “Gimme All Your Lovin'," has died at age 72. In a Facebook post Wednesday, guitarist Billy Gibbons and drummer Fr

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'We're back on the road!' The Rolling Stones return in September with No Filter stadium tour

The Rolling Stones' postponed No Filter stadium tour will resume in September and play 13 shows in the U.S. Here's how you can get tickets.

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Eric Clapton pushes back on venues requiring COVID vaccines

Eric Clapton, one of rock's most vocal COVID-19 skeptics, says he reserves to right to cancel any show where vaccination becomes a condition of attendance.

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Was Elvis Presley Jewish? A grave marker locked away for 4 decades suggests that he was.

Stored in the Graceland archives since 1977, Gladys Presley's headstone features a Star of David that holds the family's Jewish story.

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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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Ringo Starr Can’t Bring Himself to Practice Alone

Ringo Starr discusses his new 2021 EP Zoom In, why Here Comes the Sun is the most popular Beatles song, and his love of Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, and Miley Cyrus.

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Paul McCartney announces career spanning biography 'The Lyrics' through 154 of his songs

Paul McCartney has announced a career spanning book about his life through 154 songs from his back catalogue.

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How much music theory did The Beatles know?

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Paul McCartney Reacts to Gerry Marsden's Death: 'I’ll Always Remember You With a Smile'

Paul McCartney has paid tribute to his old friend Gerry Marsden, who died at 78 after an illness related to a heart infection.

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Paul McCartney lands first No. 1 album in 31 years

Sir Paul McCartney is doing a happy dance after his new album topped the Billboard charts -- and landed him his first No. 1 in his native Britain for the first time in 31 years.

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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…

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Paul McCartney – ‘McCartney III’ review: a musical evolution

Like the rest of us, Macca's been whiling away the hours. The result? A stellar return to his three-decade-spanning series

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Paul McCartney on how Elvis Presley inspired The Beatles to quit touring

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has shared how Elvis Presley inspired The Beatles to quit touring.

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40 years ago tonight, Monday Night Football broke the news of John Lennon's murder

The world has changed dramatically in the last 40 years. (Hell, it has changed dramatically in the last four years. And in the last four months.) On the evening on December 8, 1980, few vehicles other than word of mouth spoken into wall-mounted telephones

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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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Keith Richards Is Riding Out the Pandemic in His “Comfies”

A far-ranging conversation with the legendary Rolling Stones guitarist on pandemic life, making music, his new box set, and, yes, his sweatpants.

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Spirit of World War II Helped Paul McCartney Make ‘McCartney III’

Paul McCartney said his parents' World War II-era determination inspired him to keep working on 'McCartney III.'

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John Lennon Urged Frank Sinatra to Sing 1 of His 'Walls and Bridges' Songs to No Avail

John Lennon thought he had the perfect song for Frank Sinatra on his 5th solo album. Frank didn't take him up on the offer.

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Metallica, Pete Townshend, Brian May, Tony Iommi, More Remember Eddie Van Halen | Pitchfork

Sammy Hagar on the passing of his iconic bandmate: “Heartbroken and speechless.”

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Keith Richards says he "can't imagine" The Rolling Stones ever retiring

Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has spoken about the future of the band, saying he "can't imagine" them ever retiring.

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The making of The Beatles: Watch the earliest known footage of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, recorded in 1958

We're stepping back in time with Far Out Magazine's vault to dig out a moment of history after The Beatles were filmed by the Liverpool police force.

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All of David Bowie's albums ranked in order of greatness

As we're such big David Bowie fans here at Far Out we thought we'd give ourselves the unenviable task of ranking all 27 of his album in order of greatness

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Six Decades Into His Career, Bob Dylan Delivers A Gorgeous And Meticulous Record

Six decades into his career, Bob Dylan delivers a gorgeous and meticulous record. It is the rare Dylan album that asks to be understood and comes down to meet its audience.

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Paul McCartney still uses the guitar amp he bought when was 14

Paul McCartney has shared a unique glimpse into his recording process, revealing that he still uses an amplifier he bought when he was 14

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Mick Jagger gives fresh update on new Rolling Stones material

Mick Jagger has given an update on the progress of new music by The Rolling Stones, revealing that he's been working on the material during lockdown

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Ringo Starr on His 80th Birthday: “We’re sort of saying I’m still 79, because we’re hopefully celebrating properly next year”

Ringo Starr was hoping to have a big party for his 80th birthday on July 7th, but the pandemic is keeping him away from his friends and loved one

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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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The moment Chuck Berry punched Keith Richards in the face

We dip into our Far Out Magazine vault to bring one of the most brilliant stories we've ever come across as Chuck Berry punches Keith Richards

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Revisit the moment Keith Richards was nearly electrocuted on stage with The Rolling Stones

We take a look back at the moment Keith Richards was nearly electrocuted to death when performing with The Rolling Stones in 1965

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Mick Jagger Pays Tribute to 'Biggest Inspiration' Little Richard

“His music still has the same raw electric energy when you play it now as it did when it first shot through the music scene in the mid 50’s,” Rolling Stones singer writes of late icon

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Drive-In Concerts Are Now a Thing in Denmark

Denmark hosted a drive-in concert last week, where audience members watched Mads Langer perform live from their cars and tuned in on FM radio.

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Mick Jagger is doing just Mick Jagger Is Doing Just Fine With His Quarantine Sheep Pals— And He's Wearing A Jaunty Hat

Mick Jagger, of the Rolling Stones, filmed a cute video for The Tonight Show that showed what he was getting up to in quarantine. It includes sheep herding!

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Mick Jagger responds to Paul McCartney's claims that The Beatles were "better" than The Rolling Stones | NME

Mick Jagger has responded to Paul McCartney's recent comments that The Beatles were a superior band to The Rolling Stones.

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The Rolling Stones Release Timely New Song ‘Living In A Ghost Town’ – Watch The Video

The Rolling Stones, who had planned a major tour before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the world, have done the next best thing: Released a new song and video that, as Mick Jagger says, "would resonate through the times that we’re living in right now." I

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The Beatles to host sing-a-long version of 'Yellow Submarine' film online this weekend

The Beatles are set to host a one time only sing-a-long version of their 'Yellow Submarine' film on YouTube this weekend (April 25).

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Charlie Watts’s awesome air-drumming and other ‘One World: Together at Home’ highlights

The Rolling Stones' drummer stole the show... without even playing at all.

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Best Archival Los Angeles Concerts You Can Stream

One of the biggest things we’re missing right now is live music. While we’re all at home, we thought now would be a great time to revisit some of the best concerts Los Angeles has ever seen, from David Bowie at the Universal Amphitheatre (RIP) to Daft

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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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Remembering Bill Withers With 5 Great Live Performances | Pitchfork

These concert clips show the late singer-songwriter’s complete mastery

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Bob Dylan Shares First New Original Song in 8 Years: Listen | Pitchfork

“Murder Most Foul” is a 17-minute song about the JFK assassination

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Neil Diamond remade Sweet Caroline and it's what this coronavirus world needs

Musician Neil Diamond reached out -- well not exactly -- on Twitter Sunday to give folks a little hope during these tense times.

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Coronavirus Updates: The Rolling Stones Postpone ‘No Filter Tour’

The Rolling Stones have postponed their upcoming "No Filter Tour" dates because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. See the schedule now.

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'Paul McCartney's right in front of me': Beatles fans spot the singer in New Jersey

It’s not Abbey Road, but Main Street will do. Beatles fans spotted Paul McCartney in New Jersey over the weekend.

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Huey Lewis & the News Debuts 'Her Love Is Killin' Me' Video on 'Kimmel'

The video features appearances by Michael Keaton, Jimmy Buffett and Brandon Flowers

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The Rolling Stones Unveil 2020 ‘No Filter’ Tour Dates!

“We had the best time on the road last summer,” Keith Richards said in a statement. “And we are ready to do it again!”

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‘Mysterious’ Rolling Stones banner appears outside Raymond James Stadium

If you've driven past Raymond James Stadium on Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa recently, you may have noticed a new addition near the photo of Jameis Winston and O.J. Howard.

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Beatles' Abbey Road tops US bestselling vinyl LPs of the 2010s

Lana Del Rey’s Born to Die is the only album made in the 2010s to feature in the US Top 10 vinyl sales of the decade

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A pop-up YouTube account might have locked down Rolling Stones rarities for decades

A collection of at least 75 rare performances by the Rolling Stones briefly appeared on a brand-new YouTube account on New Year’s Eve, then vanished just a day later. Copyright lawyers have a theory: ABKCO Music & Records, which administers the righ