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 […]
Today, February 25th marks what would have been former Beatle George Harrison’s 68th birthday, and to celebrate the influential life and career of the iconic musician, Harrison’s estate is streaming a magnificent concert for fans […]
Fascinating facts, pivotal events, odd connections … what you don’t know about the people who make the music may surprise you! Each week, J.A. Bartlett of The Hits Just Keep on Comin’ digs up Five […]
Jason Merritt/Getty Images Remember [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Beatles[/lastfm]‘ remastered box set of all their classic albums? The compilation got its due last night at the GRAMMY Awards in Los Angeles.
Story by Zack Neckvatal It was fifty years ago today on February 9, 1961 that the [lastfm]Beatles[/lastfm] played their first show at the famed Cavern Club in Liverpool, England. At the time the group already […]
We told you last year about the plight of the childhood home of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ringo Starr[/lastfm], and how preservationists were trying to save it from the wrecking ball. But it now seems like those appeals […]