Tag: John Lennon

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

The Beatles: Ranking Their Albums From Worst to Best

The Beatles are commonly considered to be the most important musical group of the 20th century, but even regardless of their historical significance, their original output is endlessly listenable. Within a span of only eight years in the 1960s, the Fab Four released a string...

/ June 23, 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

Paul McCartney Reveals What Really Split Up the Beatles

Paul McCartney is now opening up about the tough times after the Beatles split in 1970. In fact, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer said he didn’t even know what to do next. “I was depressed. You would be. You were breaking from...

/ May 25, 2016

Tony Barrow: Beatles PR Man Dies at 80

At the height of Beatlemania in the 1960s, a reporter asked John Lennon the secret of the group’s success. His reply? ‘We have a press agent.’ Lennon’s answer may have illustrated his famously dry wit, but it also contained more...

/ May 15, 2016
Paul McCartney on stage, hands extended

Will Paul McCartney get the rights to his Beatles songs back? (with List of the Songs)

from Billboard Magazine When news broke that the Michael Jackson estate would sell its 50% share of Sony/ATV Music Publishing to Sony in a $750 million deal, many wondered whether Paul McCartney would finally be able to acquire the rights...

/ March 21, 2016