Tag: George Harrison

George Harrison’s sister speaks out on the 15th anniversary of his death

from Daily Mail UK George Harrison’s sister has revealed her heartbreak over not being told the Beatles star was dying and in terrible pain until two weeks before he lost his battle with lung cancer. In an exclusive interview on...

/ November 29, 2016

Yoko Ono Didn’t Break Up The Beatles, John Lennon Did

Rooting through record bins one day at the late, great Central Records in Cambridge, Mass., I came upon a stash of Yoko Ono albums and asked the sagely aging raver behind the counter what they were like. Were they song-based records or...

/ November 17, 2016

48 Years Ago Today – George Harrsion Release First Beatles Solo LP ‘Wonderwall Music’

48 years ago today (11/1/68) George Harrison released his first solo album, Wonderwall Music on the Apple label. The songs which were mostly Harrison instrumentals, featured Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr and an unaccredited banjo contribution by Peter Tork of The Monkees. Wonderwall Music also marks the first solo...

/ November 2, 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

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

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