Month: August 2016

‘Lost’ Beatles Demo To Be Sold At Auction

UPDATE! Rare Beatles demo sells for $23,000! | A “lost” Beatles record that was missing for more than 50 years is set to be sold at auction today for tens of thousands of pounds. The demo recording of “It’s For...

/ August 28, 2016

1966: Greatest Music Year Ever!

by Randy Lewis, the Los Angeles Times | What’s the most innovative year ever for rock ’n’ roll? Fans, critics and academics have any number of watershed years they can point to in the more than six decades of post-World War II...

/ August 19, 2016

Macca Signs Global Capitol Pact!

by Shirley Halperin, Billboard Magazine | Paul McCartney is returning to Capitol Records, signing a new worldwide recording agreement, the Universal Music Group label announces today. What’s being billed as a “historic deal” will encompass McCartney’s entire catalog of master recordings beginning...

/ August 17, 2016

McCartney Reflects: The Rolling Stone Interview

from Rolling Stone Magazine | Paul McCartney strums an acoustic guitar on a sofa in his London office, humming to himself as he tries to recall a melody from his adolescence – one of the first, never-recorded songs he wrote with...

/ August 10, 2016

Beatles’ ‘Revolver’: 15 Things You Didn’t Know

from Rolling Stone Magazine | Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band marked the Beatles‘ cultural apex, effectively re-tuning the zeitgeist of Western society in 1967’s Summer of Love, but its predecessor – Revolver, released August 5th, 1966 – was the band’s biggest musical...

/ August 5, 2016

How ‘Beat Bugs’ Sells the Beatles to a New Generation

from Rolling Stone magazine |   Jasper, a grasshopper with a cane and a top hat, is caught in a plastic box that he sees as an opportunity. “Hop on board this luxurious viewing vehicle,” he tells five little bugs...

/ August 4, 2016