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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

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    Rolling Stones will release new album and tour in 2020

    Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood told Simon Boyle’s “Bizarre” column of the British newspaper The Sun that the band has been working on unpublished material for some time and a new album will be released. In addition, the band will go on a w

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    In Depth Look: The Rolling Stones, Tattoo You

    Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. Today, we revisit the Rolling Stones’ 1981 album, a blueprint for how to exist as an aging, internationally famous rock ban

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    1973: Soul clubs of Memphis and New York

    These photographs, taken for The Sunday Times in 1973, are the work of photographer David Reed.

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    Ginger Baker, Superstar Rock Drummer With Cream, Is Dead at 80 - The New York Times

    Teamed with the guitarist Eric Clapton and the bassist Jack Bruce in the band Cream, Mr. Baker helped redefine the role of the drums in rock.

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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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    Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr reunite at Abbey Road

    Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr have reunited at Abbey Road Studios to mark the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' 'Abbey Road'.

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    Why the Black Keys shut out hundreds of fans, causing chaos at the Wiltern

    The Black Keys made tickets to their Wiltern show nontransferable to third-party vendors, leaving fans who bought tickets from sites such as StubHub turned away at the doors.

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    'This tape rewrites everything we knew about the Beatles'

    Mark Lewisohn knows the Fab Four better than they knew themselves. The expert’s tapes of their tense final meetings shed new light on Abbey Road – and inspired a new stage show

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    The Rolling Stones in Phoenix: raw, scrappy and unpolished in concert. And that's how it should be

    During their tour stop in the Phoenix area on Aug. 26, the Rolling Stones still rocked with a youthful abandon.

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    The Rolling Stones at the Rose Bowl: Alive and Kicking

    The band's Pasadena performance follows Mick Jagger's heart surgery, and they sounded fit, loose and energized.

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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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    Mick Jagger and Ronnie Wood of The Rolling Stones visit The Menil Collection after Houston show

    Even rock stars like to take in a little culture.

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    Resurrected Stones Film Finds Pivot Point In Rock History : NPR

    In December of 1968, some of the biggest names in rock and roll came together to film The Rolling Stones' Rock and Roll Circus. The film was recently given a 4K restoration.

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    Woodstock 50 Relocating to Merriweather Post Pavilion in Maryland

    The final lineup has yet to be confirmed for the August event

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    CRITICAL MASS: Gone for 50 years — The Rolling Stones was Brian Jones' band

    You might dispute that. You might point out that little Keith Richards and Michael Jagger rode tricycles together until Jagger's family moved the five miles from Dartford to Wilmington, Kent in 1954.

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    The Best Rolling Stones Songs That Don’t Really Sound Like the Rolling Stones | Pitchfork

    Ten times they transcended their blues-rock traditions

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    Rolling Stones make triumphant return following Jagger's reported surgery

    CHICAGO - For anyone who ever doubted Mick Jagger was superhuman, the Rolling Stones’ Soldier Field show Friday would make you a believer.

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    The Rolling Stones on How They Craft the Perfect Set List

    What’s Keith’s favorite show-opener? Why doesn’t Mick like playing “Beast of Burden?” The band shares how they plan a gig ahead of their U.S. tour launch

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    20 Photos of Frank Sinatra Looking Cool, Drinking Coffee

    The Chairman of the Board loved a cup of joe. 

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    Back To The Beach: How Sun, Sand And Surf Inspired Beach Music

    The Beach Boys created the “California Dream” but beach music has its roots all over the US – or anywhere where there’s sand and restless spirits.

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    Buddy Holly And Roy Orbison Joint Hologram Tour Announces Dates

    “When you look at the architects of the Rock and Roll era, the names that come to mind are Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly.”

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      GREAT VIDEO: What makes Ringo a Great Drummer - Tribute by Sina

      Ringo is still the most underrated drummer in Rock. This humble tribute is meant to illustrate the importance of Ringo Starr's unique drum work for the Beatl...

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      Creedence Clearwater Revival To Finally Release 'Live at Woodstock'

      Creedence Clearwater Revival's entire performance at Woodstock will finally be released, 50 years after the band played at the legendary music festival.

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      See Hollywood Vampires Bring Out Steven Tyler, Marilyn Manson at L.A. Concert

      Rock supergroup brought out special guests at Greek Theatre ahead of the release of new LP Rise

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      Fiona Apple, Neil Young, Beck, Cat Power Appear on Echo in the Canyon Film Soundtrack | Pitchfork

      Listen to Jakob Dylan’s Mamas & the Papas cover from the documentary’s soundtrack

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      The Best Rolling Stones Songs That Don’t Really Sound Like the Rolling Stones | Pitchfork

      Ten times they transcended their blues-rock traditions

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      Wanda Jackson on Why She Had to Retire From Touring

      “I wanted to work right up until the point that I couldn’t. That point has been reached,” says the “Queen of Rockabilly”

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      Mick Jagger 'will undergo heart valve replacement surgery this week' after postponing The Rolling Stones' US tour

      MICK Jagger is set to undergo heart valve replacement surgery this week after postponing The Rolling Stones’ US tour, The Sun can reveal. The 75-year-old rocker will be having the op in New Y…

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      No word yet from Jazz Fest about Rolling Stones ticket refunds

      The Rolling Stones cancelled their May 2 appearance, leaving ticket holders in limbo.

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      Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Wanda Jackson announces retirement from touring

      A Maud native, Jackson launched her musical career while still a student at Capitol Hill High School in Oklahoma City, when country musician Hank Thompson heard her singing on a local radio station. When "You Can't Have My Love,” her 1954 duet with

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      Rolling Stones’ ‘Circus,’ once lost and unfinished, will receive a theatrical release

      For over two decades, “The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus” was a lost film, unfinished and unseen, more rumor than pop culture memory. Now, in time for the North American leg of the Stones’ ongoing No Filter Tour, “Circus” has been remaster

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      Hal Blaine, Wrecking Crew Drummer and Rock Hall of Fame Member, Dies at 90

      Drummer Hal Blaine, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member who propelled dozens of hits as a member of the “Wrecking Crew,” died Monday at 90.

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      How we made Booker T and the MGs' Green Onions

      ‘It was originally called Funky Onions – but to laced-up, deep-south America, that sounded like a cuss word, so we had to retitle it’

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      Monkees Singer and Bassist Peter Tork Dead at 77

      The affable performer played with the Monkees from their earliest days as a made-for-TV band all the way through their recent reunion tours

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      A Thousand People In The Street: 'For What It's Worth' Captured Youth In Revolt

      Though often associated with the Vietnam War, Buffalo Springfield's signature song was inspired by a confrontation back home, which erupted on a few famous blocks in Los Angeles.

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      Rolling Stones' Keith Richards Fends Off Stage Invader with Telecaster in 1981

      The Rolling Stones, awhile back, uploaded this video, which you can check out above, to their YouTube channel.It features a (very) jumpy 1981 performance of "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" at Hampton Coliseum in Virginia. As the video's de

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      Rolling Stones' hellraiser Keith Richards reveals he's cut down on hard liquor and cigarettes in a bid to live a cleaner life...after December turned into 'one long party' for his 75th

      Keith Richards has revealed he is reining in his infamous party lifestyle and cutting down on hard liquor and his beloved cigarettes,in a new interview with MOJO Magazine .

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      The Beatles' Paul McCartney Reveals A 'Very Personal Thing' About Songwriting

      The Beatles bassist Paul McCartney has offered his advice to young people who want to become musicians and songwriters in a recent interview with Lindsey

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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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      Facebook teams up with Yad Vashem to commemorate Shoah victims online

      New project lets online users be randomly matched to one of the 4,800,000 names recorded in Yad Vashem’s central database of Shoah victims.

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      10 modern hard rock bands that are better than Greta Van Fleet

      Anyone looking for modern bands that channel '70s hard rock can do a lot better than Greta Van Fleet.

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      Huey Lewis and The News Prep First Album of New Songs in 18 Years

      The singer hasn’t performed a concert in nearly a year due to suffering sudden-onset hearing loss

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      Rolling Stones to headline 50th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival | cleveland.com

      The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has got satisfaction: The Rolling Stones are among the headliners for the 50th anniversary festival.Organizers on Tuesday confirmed reports that the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will play. Also headlining the 8-d

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      The best wireless powered bookshelf speakers

      By Brent Butterworth This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutte...

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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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      Rolling Stones Announce 2019 North American Stadium Tour

      The Rolling Stones, who have toured every year since 2012 and whose principals are all in their 70s, have announced a North American tour for next year that launches April 20 in Florida and wrap in Chicago on June 21.

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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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      Wisconsin School District Launches Investigation After Students Appear to Make Nazi Salute in Prom Photo

      A school district in Wisconsin is launching an investigation after dozens of high school students were photographed making what appears...

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      The Beatles’ White Album at 50: When They Was Fab

      Dominic Green on a half-century of the marvelous, mixed-up mess that may be the Beatles’ greatest album.

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      Sinatra: He Sang One for the Ages - WSJ

      Frank Sinatra recorded the definitive version of the sorrowful saloon song ‘One for My Baby (and One More for the Road)’ in 1958.

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      Cloud Nine: The Story Behind The Great Temptations’ Song | uDiscover

      Cloud Nine is often assumed to be about getting high, but The Temptations’ Otis Williams swears “there weren’t drug references”.

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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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      10 Bands Keeping The Spirit Of Rock Alive

      Whether they’re unapologetic in their politics, deploying shredding solos or rolling with swagger, here are seven bands keeping rock alive.

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      Lindsey Buckingham reveals why he was fired from Fleetwood Mac

      Lindsey Buckingham has given his account of why he was fired from Fleetwood Mac earlier this year for the first time.

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      Billy F. Gibbons: these are the 10 guitarists who blew my mind

      ZZ Top's guitar legend names the blues players who changed his life

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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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      Paul McCartney says "new version" of Beatles' 'Let It Be' film is in the works

      Sir Paul McCartney has hinted that a "new version" of the classic Beatles film 'Let It Be' is currently in the works

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      Paul McCartney says John Lennon would've loved Auto-Tune

      Auto-Tune has developed a bad reputation over the years, mostly because it’s egregiously overused, but stylistic tricks like this are only a problem when they’re not used well. Paul McCartney happens to believe he would’ve used it well if Auto-Tone

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      John Coltrane and the End of Jazz

      Dominic Green on putting the saxophonist’s classic quartet’s ‘lost album’ in its context.

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      Let’s please stop pretending there’s a ‘cassette resurrection’: Alan Cross

      Now that vinyl is firmly back in the mainstream, some people are clinging to the hope that old-school cassettes may not be far behind.

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      Aretha Franklin, Respect, and her Jewish Producer

      The story behind the Queen of Soul’s hit song, Respect.

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      Even Rolling Stones' frontman Mick Jagger embarrasses his teenage son

      Their father-son relationship involves regular social media banter.

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      How the Elvis 68 Comeback Special Happened Despite Colonel Parker | Den of Geek

      Director Steve Binder tells how he outmaneuvered the Colonel as Elvis 68 Comeback Special hit theaters.

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      Viva Elvis! How the 1968 'Comeback Special' that saved the King's career almost never happened

      Director Steve Binder remembers bonding with Elvis Presley and clashing with Colonel Tom Parker on the set of the seminal 1968 television concert.

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      Elvis: '68 Comeback Special review – the King continues to enchant

      Fifty years on, this made-for-TV special feels weirdly old and new at the same time

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      The Beatles‘ ‘Revolver’: The Most Ambitious Pop Music Committed To Vinyl

      Upon its release in August 1966, The Beatles' 'Revolver' was the most ambitious pop music committed to vinyl and introduced us all to psychedelic music.

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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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      'Play by the rules, man!' Paul McCartney berates crowd for using phones at Liverpool Cavern Club gig

      Paul McCartney scolded members of the audience at his Cavern Club gig in Liverpool for using mobile phones

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      Rolling Stones to keep on touring as Keith Richards tells pals “I want to do more” - Mirror Online

      The band played to 1.38 million fans on their mega No Filter tour and have already discussed more live shows

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      Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins on their long history as soulful yacht rock bros

      The veteran singers discuss their overlapping careers ahead of a two-night stand at the Hollywood Bowl.

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      The Rolling Stones in Cardiff: Icons Still Perform Like the Glory Days

      This time, we got what we want.

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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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      Paul McCartney’s Many Surprise Appearances: A Brief History – Rolling Stone

      Imagine you’re out having a beer with some friends when Sir Paul McCartney suddenly starts playing a mere coaster’s throw away.

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      The Kinks are getting back together to record a new album - NME

      The Kinks are reuniting for a new album. Frontman Ray Davies confirmed the news, saying that the band may even play some live shows.

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      Paul McCartney's Carpool Karaoke Leaves James Corden In Tears | HuffPost

      The host of "The Late Late Show" gets emotional after singing "Let It Be" with the former Beatle.

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      DJ Fontana dead at 87 - Elvis Presley's legendary drummer and last surviving band member passes away, his son reveals

      ELVIS Presley’s drummer and last remaining member of The King’s original band has died. DJ Fontana passed away in his sleep last night aged, 87, according to an emotional Facebook post …

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      Elvis Presley's '68 Comeback Special to Hit Movie Theaters This Summer

      Release marks concert film's 50th annivesary

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      ‘The race for governor has turned into a scam’

      How California’s Democratic primary became a giant flop.

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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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      The Sad Story of Elvis Presley's Senior Prom | Mental Floss

      Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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      Why Does Willie Nelson Still Do It? – Texas Monthly

      Willie Nelson talks to us about how he’s able to continuing writing—and touring—well into his eighties.

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      Watch Stray Cats Perform "Runaway Boys" and "Built for Speed" at Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend -

      If you're a big fan of the Kardashians, American Idol and Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" ("I'm in love with your body..."), you probably would've had a lousy time

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      Why leaving Fleetwood Mac may be a smart move for Lindsey Buckingham

      Anyone paying attention over the last few years could tell Lindsey Buckingham didn't seem to be having much fun.

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      David Bowie, Kurt Cobain, John Lennon Handwriting Turned Into Fonts

      Leonard Cohen and Serge Gainsbourg fonts have also been developed using their letters and notes

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      Jack White Says The White Stripes Was… ‘Jack White Solo’

      ’There’s only two people in the band... The melodies are coming from one person, the rhythm is coming from Meg,’ White told ’Rolling Stone.’

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      HBO's Definitive Documentary "Elvis Presley: The Searcher" Debuts at SXSW

      New archival footage of the king, the musician, and the man behind the music

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      Rolling Stones in “the early stages” of new studio album

      Keith Richards says work on their new studio album has begun - as Rolling Stones add extra London date in May

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      Listen To Jack White’s Frenetic New Single ’Over And Over And Over’

      Jack White’s ’Over and Over and Over’ feels like a resurgence of the explosive wildness he’s said has gone missing in rock music.

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      Charlie Watts: it wouldn't bother me if Rolling Stones split

      Seventy-six-year-old drummer says he would be fine if the band called it a day tomorrow

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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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      Paul Simon announces 'Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour'

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      Inside the Stunning Resurrection of Michael Nesmith's First National Band

      Ex-Monkee Michael Nesmith discusses why the recent reunion of his Seventies country-rock group the First National Band was a career highlight.

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      Quincy Jones Has a Story About That | GQ

      Quincy Jones has run with Frank Sinatra. Michael Jackson. Malcolm X. Prince. Tupac. Even Leni Riefenstahl—and the 84-year-old music legend has a tale for every famous name.

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      The 15 best Chicago music venues

      Catch a show at one of the best Chicago music venues, including intimate rock clubs, spacious concert halls and outdoor pavilions.

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      Muscle Shoals icons The Swampers releasing 'lost' album

      New archival LP finds studio musicians known for backing others' hits finally out-front on their own.

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      Greta Van Fleet’s Misty Mountain Revival

      How four Michigan kids are reclaiming the sounds of the Seventies.

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      Quiz: Which Elvis Presley is most like you?

      Are you more of a hip shaker, a soldier or a hunka hunka burning love? Take this personality test.

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      The 200 Best Songs of the 1960s | Pitchfork

      From James Brown to Etta James, Jimi Hendrix to Patsy Cline, here are the tracks that lit up the decade

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      Stray Cats will officially reunite at Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend in April

      The rockabilly trio will headline the four-day festival on Saturday, April 21.

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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 Definitive Guide To Organizing Your Record Collection — Vinyl Me, Please

      We present the only guide you'll ever need for organizing your record collection.

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      Keith Richards reflects on the Rolling Stones’ BBC recordings, complete with threats of decapitation

      For all the outward swagger the Rolling Stones projected, there were certain situations that could intimidate even England’s bad boys of rock ‘n’ roll. Near the top of the list: p…

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      The Rolling Stones Are Making $10 Million a Night

      The Rolling Stones are making more money on tour per night than any other live music act right now.

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      Otis Redding: Remembering His Life 50 Years After His Death

      Looking back on the life of a soul legend who left far too early.

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      7 Musicians Nominated For A Grammy This Year (Whom You Might Have Missed)

      Did you know that The Rolling Stones, Pharrell and even famous composer John Williams have a chance at glory in January?

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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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      What Jack White's New Album Will Sound Like :: Indie Shuffle

      Detailing what has gone into the making of Jack White's forthcoming solo album.

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      Fats Domino, Architect Of Rock 'N' Roll, Dead At 89

      The rhythm-and-blues legend who became one of the progenitors of rock 'n' roll — and reportedly sold more than 65 million records along the way — died Tuesday.

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      Rolling Stones Collect Rare BBC Recordings for 'On Air'

      The Rolling Stones will collect 18 recordings the band performed on the BBC from 1963 to 1965 for the upcoming compilation 'On Air.'

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      Tom Petty's 'American Girl' was a standout of abstract beauty - The Washington Post

      Tom Petty's first major hit remains the prototypical example of his brand of excellent songwriting.

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      Another legend remembered | My Rick Springfield crush

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