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On The Charts: Beastie Boys Re-Enter Top 20, Lionel Richie Falls Further

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 […]

05/09/2012

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First U.S. Beatles Concert To Be Shown On Big Screen

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 […]

04/25/2012

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George Harrison’s Lost ‘Here Comes the Sun’ Solo Finds the Light of Day

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 […]

03/28/2012

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Hollywood Candlelight Memorial To Remember George Harrison Ten Years After Death

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 […]

11/29/2011

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4th of July #1 Hits — Mid 60′s through Mid 80′s

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 […]

07/02/2011

It Was 44 Years Ago Today, Sgt. Pepper Taught His Band To Play

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 […]

06/01/2011

Going For The Gold: The Bay City Rollers’ “Saturday Night”

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.

05/03/2011

George Harrison’s Personal Diaries, Photos And More To Be Published In New Book

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 […]

04/25/2011

Number 1 With A Bullet: George Harrison’s “My Sweet Lord”

[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.

03/15/2011

The Guitar That Launched The Beatles

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 […]

03/07/2011

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