Tag: george martin

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

‘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