Tag: John Lennon

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
Black and white photo of Beatles, "Hey Jude" era

The Sweet Meaning Behind The Beatles’ “Hey Jude”

“Hey Jude,” one of the Beatles’ most famous songs, is an uplifting ballad that’s inspired the masses for decades. The song, written by Paul McCartney and also credited to John Lennon for some contributions, has been long-used as a generally...

/ February 9, 2016
Young David Jones Bowie

Rock visionary David Bowie dies at 69

By M. Alex Johnson David Bowie, the rock and roll visionary whose career spanned six decades, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer. He was 69. Bowie has released his 25th studio album, “Blackstar,” to strong reviews on Friday. Born David...

/ January 11, 2016