the beatles

Yoko Ono Will Be Named a Co-Writer on John Lennon’s “Imagine” 46 Years After Its Release

It's been nearly half a century since the release of John Lennon's "Imagine," the titular track from his sophomore solo album and his most ubiquitous…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 15, 2017

Look at This Rare Beatles Memorabilia You Can Spend Your Life’s Savings On

To mark the 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, the online auction house Paddle8 is hosting an auction of Beatles…
Andy Cush / June 6, 2017

The Next Beatles Reissue Will Be the White Album, According to George Martin’s Son

The 50th anniversary deluxe reissue of Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band is due in a week. The release was presided over, in part, by…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 19, 2017

Rob Sheffield’s Dreaming the Beatles Is a Fresh Look at the Most Popular Band Ever

A few years ago, a mildly charming, mildly smug meme claiming Migos were better than the Beatles started circulating around the internet. Whether it was…
Jeremy Gordon / May 10, 2017

Listen to a Previously Unreleased Outtake of the Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”

The first previously unreleased outtake from The Beatles' sprawling new 50th anniversary Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band reissue has surfaced. The Guardian has premiered an…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 27, 2017

The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Is Getting a Massive 50th Anniversary Reissue

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, for youths who might be unaware, is an album by 1960s rock band The Beatles. Not just any album, but…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 5, 2017

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr Reunite in Studio

Over the weekend, former Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr reunited in the studio for the first time in seven years to work on Starr’s…
Taylor Berman / February 20, 2017

Paul McCartney Sues Sony Over Beatles Copyrights

Paul McCartney has filed a lawsuit against Sony Music over the ownership of certain Beatles songs, TMZ reports. The suit is an attempt by McCartney…
Taylor Berman / January 18, 2017

White Beatle Paul McCartney Does Mannequin Challenge to Rae Sremmurd’s “Black Beatles”

Former Beatle and Rihanna-approved cultural connoisseur Paul McCartney has tweeted a video of himself doing the Mannequin Challenge. Thankfully, Rae Sremmurd's "Black Beatles" soundtracks the seconds-long…
Brian Josephs / November 10, 2016

Phil Collins Has Rightfully Hated Paul McCartney for 14 Years for Calling Him “Our Little Phil”

For a guy typically marginalized for making sanitized and sentimental music, Phil Collins has always been a surprisingly no-bullshit personality. The blue-eyed-soul icon and former…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 19, 2016

Garth Brooks’s Seventh Diamond-Selling Album Puts Him One Up on the Beatles

Sometime recently, Garth Brooks's 2007 greatest-hits compilation The Ultimate Hits quietly sold its ten millionth copy. Brooks already had six ten million-selling records—his first three studio…
Anna Gaca / September 28, 2016

“The World’s First Songs Composed by Artificial Intelligence” Are Neither First Nor Entirely Artificial

I know, I know. Isn't pop music written by robots already? Har har. But really: Researchers at Sony's Computer Science Laboratory in Paris have shared a pair of tracks…
Anna Gaca / September 22, 2016

Watch Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, and Ringo Starr Reminisce on CBS Sunday Morning

Bruce Springsteen appeared on CBS Sunday Morning today to talk about his career and forthcoming memoir, Born to Run. Accompanied by anchor Anthony Mason, Springsteen visited his old hometown of Freehold,…
Anna Gaca / September 18, 2016

Watch Pearl Jam Cover Aerosmith and the Beatles at Boston’s Fenway Park

Pearl Jam played Boston's famed Fenway Park last night, where they brought out two former Red Sox players and two choice cover songs: a first-ever…
Anna Gaca / August 6, 2016

R.I.P. George Martin, One of the Greatest Producers in Rock History, 1926 – 2016

George Martin, the man who signed and produced the most important band in rock'n'roll history, died last night at the age of 90. Martin's U.K.
Andrew Unterberger / March 9, 2016
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