Following the death of Beastie Boys member Adam “MCA” Yauch last week, the pioneering hip-hop group re-enters the Billboard 200 album chart this week. The band’s 1986 debut Licensed To Ill, the first rap to […]
Two days after their historic performance on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Beatles performed their first U.S. concert at the Washington Coliseum. Cheap seats went for $2, with the better ones commanding $4. Over 8,000 […]
When Martin Scorsese’s “George Harrison: Living In The Material World” documentary finally sees its home video release May 1st, Beatle fanatics will likely find interest in some of the DVD extras. Among them is a […]
Even though he’s been known as the “Quiet Beatle,” the world has heard a lot about [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]George Harrison[/lastfm] this year after director Martin Scorsese gave the musician a ‘voice’ in a two-part documentary highlighting his […]
K-EARTH 101 hopes you’re having a great 4th of July weekend. To help you remember your Independence Day holidays of the past, from the GOLDEN ERA of Rock ‘n’ Roll, here are the tunes that […]
June 1st marks the release of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]the Beatles[/lastfm]‘ masterpiece, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, although it was not released in the US until a day later. Produced by George Martin, Sgt. Pepper was […]
The lone gold record in the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bay City Rollers[/lastfm] repertoire was just one of a vast number of hits by the songwriting team of Bill Martin and Phil Coulter.
Gone but not forgotten former guitarist for the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Beatles[/lastfm], George Harrison is getting immortalized in a new book that reveals an intimate look into his life. The book Living In The Material World: George […]
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]George Harrison[/lastfm]‘s “My Sweet Lord” is a song packed with all kinds of stories and intrigue, not the least of which was its rapid ascent to Number 1 With a Bullet.
The buzz that swept up fans worldwide on the heels of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Beatles’[/lastfm] “Love Me Do” in 1962 had little to do with the exact guitar John Lennon played. But the instrument was a […]