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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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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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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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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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'Culture' Tops Merriam-Webster's 2014 'Words of the Year'

December 15, 2014

The word "culture" tops Merriam-Webster’s 2014 Words of the Year list, which was compiled by analyzing the top annual increases on word look-ups on the dictionary publisher’s website. While searches for "culture" previously peaked in the fall,...

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Paul McCartney Sings as Hologram in Eye-Popping New Video

December 8, 2014

Paul McCartney has taken another step into the virtual realm with the jaw-dropping video for "Hope for the Future." The clip features a hologram McCartney floating around the 28th century universe of the video game Destiny, singing...

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Parts of John Lennon's Guitar Could Fetch $63,000 at Auction

November 10, 2014

The pick guard and machine heads from John Lennon's 1958 Rickenbacker 325 Capri guitar are going to auction in London on November 23rd, and auctioneer Tracks believes the musical miscellany will fetch as much as £40,000 (a little more than US $63,000)....

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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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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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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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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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Paul McCartney on Lennon's Death: 'It Was Just So Horrific'

December 8, 2014

During a recent appearance on The Jonathan Ross Show, Paul McCartney recounted how he found out about the death of John Lennon. The Beatle was murdered outside of his New York City apartment 34 years ago today. "I was at home, and I got a phone call,"...

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Watch Prince Crash Jazz Band's Beatles Cover

December 3, 2014

It doesn't matter if Prince is on the bill or in the audience – if the Purple One decides he wants to rip out a guitar solo, you must oblige. The R&B/funk legend was recently in attendance at the W Hollywood Hotel's jazz night and decided...

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