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Giles Martin Defends His New Stereo Sgt. Pepper

from Mojo Magazine Inside the Beatles’ studio magic and how even history’s most famous album has been improved, with The Son Of Fifth Beatle George. By DANNY ECCLESTON APRIL 27, 2017 SINCE THE EARLY ’90s, when he was brought in...

/ April 28, 2017

Jimmy Webb on John Lennon’s Lost Weekend, Writing for Frank Sinatra

from Rolling Stone Magazine (online) During the late Sixties and early Seventies, Jimmy Webb was arguably the most successful mainstream songwriter alive, churning out sweeping, richly orchestrated hits for Glen Campbell, Barbra Streisand and Frank Sinatra, among others. Yet while...

/ April 20, 2017

Never-before-seen photos capture The Beatles at Abbey Road

By Allyssia Alleyne, CNN (CNN)At 19, British photographer David Magnus was invited to shoot a still relatively unknown pop group called The Beatles during a concert at a Buckinghamshire private school. Needless to say, they didn’t stay unknown for much longer....

/ March 21, 2017

Remastering the One Beatles Live Album Finally Made It Great

THE BEATLES’ REMARKABLE catalog includes just one official live album, and the group’s immense popularity made it unlistenable. The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl, recorded in 1964 and 1965 but not released until 1977, was always a frustrating listen. Try as you might, you simply...

/ March 11, 2017

Paul Announces Reissue of ‘Flowers In The Dirt’

The long awaited 10th release in the multiple-Grammy Award-winning Paul McCartney Archive Collection has been confirmed: On March 24, 2017, Paul’s 1989 international #1 album, Flowers In The Dirt, will be the latest classic solo work from one of the world’s most...

/ December 16, 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