Month: February 2016

Bob Walker

Legendary Bob Walker Joins Staff

by Pat Matthews Just when you thought Beatles-A-Rama!!! couldn’t get any better, we’ve just added another broadcasting legend to our line-up! Starting Saturday, February 27, the Oldies King of New Orleans, Bob Walker joins us for a couple of weekend stints!...

/ February 26, 2016
Fab Four reading paper all at once

Rare Beatles’ 78 RPM Disc Up For Auction

A unique 10-inch 78 RPM disc by the Beatles of two songs from the Fab Four’s failed Decca audition that was given to Sir George Martin in a quest to get them an EMI record contract is being predicted to sell for...

/ February 26, 2016
McCartney and Elvis, "Flowers In The DIrt" album

When A Beatle Wrote with Elvis

by Scott Freiman In 1987, Paul McCartney acted on a suggestion by his then manager and invited Elvis Costello to be his songwriting partner. Their work together would produce a number of finely crafted songs, including Elvis’ biggest single in...

/ February 11, 2016
Painting of the early Rolling Stones

Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Artists

In 2004 — 50 years after Elvis Presley walked into Sun Studios and cut “That’s All Right” — Rolling Stone celebrated rock & roll’s first half-century in grand style, assembling a panel of 55 top musicians, writers and industry executives (everyone from...

/ February 9, 2016
Black and white photo of Beatles, "Hey Jude" era

The Sweet Meaning Behind The Beatles’ “Hey Jude”

“Hey Jude,” one of the Beatles’ most famous songs, is an uplifting ballad that’s inspired the masses for decades. The song, written by Paul McCartney and also credited to John Lennon for some contributions, has been long-used as a generally...

/ February 9, 2016
Jeff Lynne and true Beatles fan

Jeff Lynne’s ELO To Announce U.S. Tour

by Best Classic Bands Staff Share This: FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestEmail Jeff Lynne’s ELO performing at NYC’s Irving Plaza on November 20, 2015 (via Instagram) After teasing U.S. audiences with two concerts last November upon the release of their first studio album in 14 years, it...

/ February 3, 2016