Tag: The Beatles

Paul McCartney’s Song Catalog Lawsuit May Be Stalled By Duran Duran Case

bt Kaja Whitehouse, New York Post Music publishing giant Sony/ATV just told Paul McCartney that The Beatles have to take a number — behind Duran Duran! Sony/ATV asked a Manhattan federal judge to dismiss McCartney’s lawsuit over the rights to a...

/ March 15, 2017

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

Olivia Harrison reflects on the music and a book marking what would have been ‘Quiet Beatle’s’ 74th birthday

To hear Olivia Harrison tell it, it wasn’t unusual for George Harrison to stroll through their house spouting words at random — a process that could cause an outsider to wonder whether the ex-Beatle had suddenly started speaking in tongues. “George would...

/ February 24, 2017

18 Beatles Songs That John Lennon Totally Hated

1. “A Taste of Honey” Lennon thought the Bobby Scott/Rick Marlow song was too old-fashioned and spitefully called it “A Waste of Money.” 2. “It’s Only Love” “That’s the one song I really hate of mine,” he told Hit Parader in 1972. “Terrible lyric.”...

/ January 27, 2017

The 10 Most Uplifting Songs in the World, According to Science By Chris Matyszczyk

No, there are no Beatles songs. But Billy Joel is there. You want uplift? You want downlift? Billy is always there for you. CREDIT: Getty Images Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly...

/ January 4, 2017

Allan Williams, who set up Beatles’ early gigs, dies at 86

Allan Williams, a fixture on the Liverpool music scene who gave the Beatles a place to practice and helped them get early gigs, has died. He was 86. Graham Stanley, manager of the Jacaranda club that Williams used to own, said Saturday that Williams died...

/ January 2, 2017