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Watch Baltimore's Michael Jackson Protestor Cover Beatles

April 30, 2015

After giving Rolling Stone a glimpse of what it takes to be the "Michael Jackson Protestor," Baltimore's Dimitri Reeves shows off his moves and optimism with a performance of Michael Jackson's cover of the Beatles' classic "Come Together." Atop...

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Watch Paul McCartney Perform 'Another Girl' for First Time

April 29, 2015

Paul McCartney played Japan's famed Nippon Budokan Tuesday night for the first time since the Beatles performed there in 1966. To celebrate the occasion, McCartney dusted off a Fab Four classic that had never been played live before: Help!'s...

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Paul McCartney Plots More U.S. 'Out There' Tour Dates

April 24, 2015

Update: Paul McCartney has announced more dates. Scroll down to see the latest additions, which are bolded. Even after nearly 60 years as an active musician, Paul McCartney is still one of the most prolific touring artists. The former...

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Flaming Lips Plot Beatles Tribute for Howard Stern Radio

April 22, 2015

The Flaming Lips are taking over Howard Stern's SiriusXM radio studio this week for a Beatles celebration. The broadcast – airing Friday, April 24th at 11 p.m. EST – will be hosted by Portlandia's Fred Armisen and feature songs...

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'Ringo Nailed It': Read Paul's Full Rock Hall Speech

April 19, 2015

When it came to handing the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Award for Musical Excellence out to Ringo Starr, there was certainly no one more appropriate for the task than Paul McCartney. Not only are the two men the sole surviving members of the Beatles —...

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Being Ringo: A Beatle's All-Starr Life

April 15, 2015

There are some things Ringo believes. "If you are on a desert island and you have coconuts, you can survive." There are some things Ringo can't answer. Was "Taxman" recorded on four-track or eight-track? "Ask someone who knows....

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Postcards From Paradise

March 31, 2015

It's been more than 50 years since Ringo Starr declared himself a fan of Beethoven — "especially his poems." But all that time, he's reigned as one of rock & roll's most beloved sages. Postcards From Paradise, his 18th solo effort, is...

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Colts Owner Pays $530K for 'Paperback Writer' Guitar

March 9, 2015

Last November, John Lennon's Gretsch guitar, the instrument the rock legend used to record the Beatles' 1966 classic "Paperback Writer," hit the auction block, with TracksAuction, the company selling the instrument, calling it "the...

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Flashback: Dana Carvey and Stephen Colbert Spoof the Beatles

February 26, 2015

For two wonderful months in early 1996, the The Dana Carvey Show aired on ABC. It featured an absolute murderers' row of talent, including Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Robert Smigel, Louis C.K. and Charlie Kaufman. Rarely in the history of comedy...

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Beatles Recording From Hamburg Strip Club Going to Auction

February 16, 2015

A rare recording of the Beatles performing at a Hamburg, Germany strip club in December 1962 is set to hit the auction block starting February 27th. Auction house Ted Owen & Co. will offer up the original master recording tape of the small...

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Jack Bruce, Ann Wilson Feature on Beatles Tribute Comp

April 23, 2015

The Beatles' classic ballads will be the focus of an upcoming tribute album featuring acoustic Fab Four covers by artists like Jack Bruce, Heart's Ann Wilson, Todd Rundgren and more. Keep Calm and Salute the Beatles, due out April 28th, will...

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Read Ringo Starr's Jovial Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Speech

April 19, 2015

Ever one to get by "With a Little Help From My Friends," Ringo Starr was applauded by a stellar array of friends, colleagues and admirers Saturday night when he took the stage at Cleveland's Public Hall to accept the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's...

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Yoko Ono: Ringo Starr 'Was the Most Influential Beatle'

April 18, 2015

Backstage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cleveland, Ohio, tonight, Yoko Ono made a surprising proclamation about Ringo Starr, the final Beatle to enter the institution as a solo artist. "No one is probably going to believe it,"...

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John Lennon's Ex-Wife Cynthia Dead at 75

April 1, 2015

UPDATE: Yoko Ono released a statement on the death of Cynthia Lennon, writing on her website: "I'm very saddened by Cynthia’s death. She was a great person and a wonderful mother to Julian. She had such a strong zest for life and I felt proud...

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'Gimme Shelter' Co-Director Albert Maysles Dead at 88

March 6, 2015

Albert Maysles, the director who, alongside his brother David, revolutionized documentary filmmaking, died at the age of 88 Thursday night. The filmmaker had been battling pancreatic cancer recently and had fallen ill last month. "It is with...

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Paul McCartney's Childhood Home Heads to Auction

February 26, 2015

UPDATE: McCartney's home has sold for £150,000 (approximately $231,000) to an anonymous UK man, according to the Guardian. Paul McCartney's childhood home in Liverpool, England is expected to sell for at least £100,000 (approximately...

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Paul McCartney 'Flattered' Beatles Included in History Books

December 29, 2014

Paul McCartney understands the Beatles' overwhelming impact on music history, but he's still blown away by the band's presence in literal history books used in school classrooms. "To be told – as I was years ago now – that the Beatles...

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Paul McCartney Reveals Favorite Ringo Starr Songs

December 18, 2014

Before it was announced publicly that Ringo Starr would be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as an Award for Musical Excellence recipient, the former Beatle's onetime bandmate, Paul McCartney, phoned the drummer to...

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20 Best Reissues of 2014

December 18, 2014

Reissues are now, more and more, like airplane flights: an à la carte experience. Historical releases this year by Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young came in multiple iterations, with the level of bells, whistles and deep...

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