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‘Fifth Beatle’ Sir George Martin Cut Eldest Son Out of £1m in his Will

The Beatles’ legendary producer Sir George Martin has reportedly left his family an estate worth over £1m but is alleged to have cut his eldest son out of the will due to a long-running fued. Martin, dubbed The Fifth Beatle, died...

/ October 5, 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

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

Beatles Guitar Gently Weeps While Video Screens

Beatlesarama sources | A lushly pared-down acoustic version of The Beatles’ classic ode to the six string, “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” premiered as a music video on Vevo under a limited partnership between Apple Corps and Cirque du Soleil....

/ June 29, 2016

Game-Changing ‘Paperback Writer’ Presaged ‘Revolver’

By Colin Fleming | Rolling Stone magazine | In the annals of Beatles singles, we have what we might think of as a game-starter in “Please Please Me,” a game-ender in something like “Let It Be,” and a host of game-changers, the most important...

/ May 31, 2016

McCartney, Elton Attend George Martin’s Memorial

Beatlesarama sources | George Martin, the legendary music producer who was often dubbed the Fifth Beatle due to his work with the Fab Four, passed away on 8 March (16) aged 90, and he was laid to rest in a...

/ May 12, 2016