Category: Beatles Music

When the Beatles Brought Psychedelia to Prime Time

from the Huffington Post On February 25, 1967, promotional films for the Beatles’ “Penny Lane” and “Strawberry Fields Forever” debuted on ABC’s Hollywood Palace. Fans had never seen films like these before, and they hadn’t seen the Beatles look or sound...

/ February 22, 2017

18 Beatles Songs That John Lennon Totally Hated

1. “A Taste of Honey” Lennon thought the Bobby Scott/Rick Marlow song was too old-fashioned and spitefully called it “A Waste of Money.” 2. “It’s Only Love” “That’s the one song I really hate of mine,” he told Hit Parader in 1972. “Terrible lyric.”...

/ January 27, 2017

Paul McCartney Sues Sony to Regain Rights to Beatles Songs by Eriq Gardner

Paul McCartney has filed suit in New York against Sony/ATV and is looking to get a declaratory judgment that states he will soon regain his copyright ownership share to a treasured catalog of songs created as a member of The Beatles....

/ January 18, 2017

Allan Williams, who set up Beatles’ early gigs, dies at 86

Allan Williams, a fixture on the Liverpool music scene who gave the Beatles a place to practice and helped them get early gigs, has died. He was 86. Graham Stanley, manager of the Jacaranda club that Williams used to own, said Saturday that Williams died...

/ January 2, 2017

Everything Fab Four: Ladies and Gentlemen, the Pictorial Splendor of John, Paul, George, and Ringo!

from The Huffington Post The Beatles are no strangers to artistic interpretation. Even during their heyday, the group members were rendered as fun-loving cartoon characters getting into one playful adventure after another. By the time of their disbandment, the Fab...

/ November 1, 2016

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