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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
George Martin, Paul and John

Paul McCartney pays moving tribute to Beatles producer and ‘second father’ George Martin

Paul McCartney pays tribute to the creative genius of Sir George Martin, crediting the producer with introducing the Beatles to new instruments, sounds and recording techniques By Patrick Sawer, and Robert Mendick 11:18AM GMT 09 Mar 2016 Paul McCartney, the former Beatle,...

/ March 9, 2016
"Love Me Do" single cover

Andy White, Beatles’ ‘Love Me Do’ Drummer, Dead at 85 by Daniel Kreps of Rolling Stone

Andy White, the Scottish-born session musician who played drums on the Beatles’ debut single “Love Me Do” and “P.S. I Love You,” passed away at 85 NEW YORK POST / MICHAEL NORCIA/REX Shutterstock Andy White, the Scotland-born session musician who played...

/ November 11, 2015