The Bridge Between the Brill Building & The Beatles Passes Away

by Pat Matthews More sad news in the music world to report today. Bobby Vee, a teen idol of the 1960s, who The Beatles covered in their early days, has died. He was 73. The always smiling pop singer whose...

/ October 24, 2016

Fans get ‘One on One’ with McCartney at California Saloon

Step right this way! And welcome to Pappy & Harriet’s! PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Paul McCartney, arguably the biggest pop star on the planet, gave one of his most intimate concerts for a largely locals-only crowd Thursday, providing the kind of...

/ October 15, 2016

The Rolling Stones thrill Paul McCartney with Beatles tribute

The Rolling Stones served up a treat for old pal Sir Paul McCartney at the Desert Trip festival in California on Friday night (07Oct16) when they performed a classic Beatles track. McCartney, who will headline the inaugural California music event...

/ October 12, 2016

Brian Wilson on the Influence of the Beatles and Rolling Stones

Brian Wilson releases his long-awaited memoir, I Am Brian Wilson. In this excerpt, he discusses the influence of two of the Beach Boys’ only true rivals in the ’60s: the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. And also, how bandmate/rival Mike Love helped...

/ October 11, 2016

‘Fifth Beatle’ Sir George Martin Cut Eldest Son Out of £1m in his Will

The Beatles’ legendary producer Sir George Martin has reportedly left his family an estate worth over £1m but is alleged to have cut his eldest son out of the will due to a long-running fued. Martin, dubbed The Fifth Beatle, died...

/ October 5, 2016
Headshot profile of British rock group the Beatles, circa 1966. L-R: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, George Harrison and Paul McCartney. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Beatles: 10 Best Songs of All Time

by Jeff Rindskopf | How does one narrow the entire Beatles catalog down to just 10 essential songs? In truth, you can’t. This isn’t just any band — this is the band that brought British music to the rest of the world and...

/ September 26, 2016