10 Great Thanksgiving Menu Songs

November 25, 2015

The national anthem of Thanksgiving is Arlo Guthrie's still-hilarious musical monologue "Alice's Restaurant." But if you already know the story of the red VW microbus and the 27 8-by-10 color glossy photographs backwards and forwards, you may want...


Ram Report: Eric Church, Chris Stapleton Cover John Lennon

November 18, 2015

When Eric Church released the vinyl version of his 2014 album The Outsiders, he included a special bonus song: his cover of the Beatles' Abbey Road track "Come Together." Next month, Church has the chance to perform that John Lennon composition live...


'Imagine' Pianist Revealed, Talks Paris Performance

November 15, 2015

In the aftermath of the terror attacks in Paris, a mysterious pianist captivated mourners outside the city's Bataclan venue, the site of Friday's Eagles of Death Metal concert, with a moving, instrumental rendition of John Lennon's "Imagine." The...


Ringo Starr Auction Features 'Can't Buy Me Love' Drums

November 13, 2015

Ringo Starr and his wife, actress Barbara Bach, have collected over 1,200 items from their residencies in London, Beverly Hills and Monaco for a Julien's Live auction that will take place on December 4th and 5th. The auction will feature...


John Lennon's 'Love Me Do' Guitar Sells for $2.4 Million

November 8, 2015

John Lennon's long-lost acoustic Gibson J-160E, used in the recording of the Beatles' Please Please Me and With the Beatles LPs, shattered all estimates Saturday on the Julien's Live auction block, as the instrument sold for $2.41 million, a record...


20 Great Moments in Rock Star Nudity

October 29, 2015

As Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips prepare for the health department nightmare that is the world's first all-naked concert, here's 20 times famous performers have gotten outside of their clothes — to make a statement, to increase sales...


Paul on Drums, George on Bass: 10 Beatles Instrument Swaps

September 15, 2015

With every single LP, the Beatles shed some creative skin. Decades later, it's still difficult to process their two-year leap from Revolver to Sgt. Pepper's to the White Album. The members also continuously expanded their...


Ringo Starr Asks McCartney, Yoko to Dig Out Beatles Photos

September 9, 2015

Ringo Starr recently unearthed over 250 intimate Beatles images for a book, Photograph, out September 21st. Now, the iconic drummer is asking Paul McCartney, Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison to explore their personal photo archives for a potential follow-up...


Why Beatles' Shea Show Was Even Greater Than You Knew

August 14, 2015

Leaving festivals like Woodstock and Monterey aside, there is no more famous gig in rock & roll history than when the Beatles played Shea Stadium, an orange and blue ass pit of a venue in front of 56,000 mostly teenyboppers on August 15th, 1965. It...


Paul McCartney Talks Nixed 'McCartney/Lennon' Credit

July 5, 2015

"Lennon/McCartney" is one of music's greatest songwriting credits, a catchall that covered most of the Beatles' tracks and was employed even when John Lennon and Paul McCartney didn't collaborate on a certain song. However, although arranged...


Watch Lady Gaga Perform 'Imagine' at European Games

June 17, 2015

Lady Gaga helped open the 2015 European Games last week with an operatic solo performance of John Lennon's "Imagine." Seated behind a piano adorned with flowers, the singer brought the massive crowd at Baku, Azerbaijan's Olympic Stadium to a reverent...


Pianist Performs John Lennon's 'Imagine' Outside Paris Venue

November 14, 2015

As hundreds of mourners gathered outside Paris' Bataclan venue, where a terror attack at an Eagles of Death Metal show resulted in the death of 118 people, an unknown musician set up a grand piano outside the concert hall and delivered a poignant,...


Steven Tyler, Willie Nelson to Play John Lennon Tribute

November 13, 2015

An impressive collection of John Lennon's fans and peers will gather to celebrate what would have been the singer-songwriter's 75th birthday this year with a star-studded tribute concert. Willie Nelson, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler, the Killers' Brandon Flowers,...


Kurt Cobain's 'Unplugged' Cardigan, Hair Up for Auction

November 2, 2015

Kurt Cobain's green cardigan from Nirvana's MTV Unplugged taping, the Beatles' drumhead from their 1964 visit to the Ed Sullivan Show and a long-lost acoustic Gibson belonging to John Lennon are among the nearly 350 rock-related items that will hit...


Yoko Ono Plans Human Peace Sign for John Lennon's 75th

September 12, 2015

October 9th marks what would have been John Lennon's 75th birthday, and his widow Yoko Ono will commemorate the late Beatle by organizing the world's largest human peace sign at New York's Central Park. Ono's Imagine Peace revealed the record-breaking...


The Real 'Dear Prudence' on Meeting Beatles in India

September 4, 2015

In January of 1968, a then-20-year-old Prudence Farrow finally fulfilled a dream of hers that had been in the making for two years: to study meditation under Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in Rishikesh, India. Accompanied by her sister, actress Mia, Farrow was...


Rare John Lennon, Jim Morrison Letters Up for Auction

July 23, 2015

A hand-written letter from Doors singer Jim Morrison during his stint in Paris – postmarked May 18th, 1971, less than three months before his death – is currently bringing over $23,000 at RR's Marvels of Modern Music auction. The...


Flashback: Paul McCartney Plays a John Lennon Medley in 1990

June 25, 2015

Paul McCartney had been on the road for nearly a year when his Flowers in the Dirt tour finally touched down in Liverpool on June 28th, 1990. This was a special night since McCartney had been completely off the road since the final Wings trek in...


John Lennon's Lost Guitar Resurfacing on Auction Block

June 8, 2015

The guitar John Lennon used to record early Beatles hits like "Love Me Do" is hitting the auction block in November – and the price tag is mind-boggling. The 1962 J-160E Gibson acoustic is estimated to bring between $600,000 and $800,000...