Posts tagged "the beatles"

Beatles Recordings Reportedly Set to Hit Streaming Services Next Week

Update: In a note posted to their website, the Beatles' camp have confirmed the speculation that their catalog will hit major streaming services on Thursday.
Colin Joyce / December 19, 2015

Justin Bieber Plays Lounge Singer on Beatles, Drake, and Tracy Chapman Covers in Toronto

Having re-conquered the pop universe, Justin Bieber can afford to play the occasional quaintly intimate acoustic show for contrast's sake whenever he gets sick of…
Andrew Unterberger / December 8, 2015

U2 Bring Up Noel Gallagher for ‘I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For’ and Beatles Singalong

Because all legendary rock stars ever do is play at one another's concerts, Hall-of-Famers U2 brought out Britpop legend Noel Gallagher for a duet in…
Andrew Unterberger / October 27, 2015

Back to the Future of Music: Taking a Second Look at Some Old Predictions

For the next week, SPIN will be venturing into the great unknown to attempt to answer some questions (or at least hazard some guesses) about…
James Grebey / October 21, 2015

Kurt Cobain Seven-Inch Featuring Beatles Cover Will Come Out This November

Update: A representative for Universal Music confirms the existence of the seven-inch and says that an official announcement will be made next week.
Colin Joyce / September 22, 2015

Keith Richards Thinks the Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’s’ Is ‘Rubbish’

Tired of the Drake versus Meek Mill beef and wishing for an old school spat between music legends? Well you're in luck, because the Rolling…
James Grebey / August 5, 2015

Paul McCartney and Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard Duetted on the Beatles’ Get Back’

During musical legend Paul McCartney's headlining Lollapalooza set last night, the Beatle brought out Alabama Shakes frontman Brittany Howard for a performance of his hit…
Brennan Carley / August 1, 2015

Charles Manson Signed a Copy of the Beatles’ ‘White Album,’ and It’s On Sale

If you're a fan of the Beatles and/or convicted mass murderers, then we have a treat for you: There is a listing on the online…
James Grebey / June 9, 2015

Bleachers Load Up on Synths and Auto-Tune for Cover of the Beatles’ ‘Dear Prudence’

Say this for Jack Antonoff: Most Beatles covers struggle with the notion of doing anything new or interesting with their renditions for fear of besmirching…
Andrew Unterberger / March 27, 2015

Nirvana and Paul McCartney Soundtrack New Ralph Lauren Commercial

In "things to shake your head at today," that Nirvana/Paul McCartney reunion song "Cut Me Some Slack" is now the soundtrack to a…
Rachel Brodsky / December 11, 2014

The 100 Greatest Live Performances on YouTube

We're coming up on the tenth anniversary of YouTube next February, but really, it feels like the site has been around far longer. In fact,…
Andrew Unterberger / October 22, 2014

Pearl Jam Celebrated John Lennon’s Birthday With Two Classic Covers

Over the course of his career with Pearl Jam, Eddie Vedder has offered a handful of recorded tributes to the legacy of John Lennon, so…
Colin Joyce / October 12, 2014

Watch Beck Salute George Harrison on ‘Conan’ With ‘Wah-Wah’

This week is "George Harrison Week" on Conan, to coincide with the recent release of George Harrison: The Apple Years 1968-75, a retrospective reissue of…
Kyle McGovern / September 23, 2014

George Harrison’s ‘Dark Horse’ Demo Is a Homespun Delight

As part of the upcoming George Harrison box set — The Apple Years 1968-75 — the singer's camp has released an "Early Take" version of his 1974…
Brennan Carley / September 16, 2014

The Cure’s Cover of the Beatles’ ‘Hello Goodbye’ Is Pretty Much Perfect

November 18 will see the release of The Art of McCartney, a Paul McCartney tribute album featuring covers by Bob Dylan, KISS, Perry Farrell, Smokey…
Kyle McGovern / September 9, 2014

This ‘Abbey Road’ Live Camera Lets You Watch Beatles Fans Block Traffic

The iconic cover of the Beatles' 11th studio album Abbey Road has spawned a handful of famous spoofs, but it's apparently become quite the tourist…
Colin Joyce / September 6, 2014

John Lennon’s Hashish Habit Helped Shape Obama’s Immigration Policy

By now, we well know Barack Obama is a bit of a music fan with a specific appreciation for the Beatles. Aside from having very…
Colin Stutz / September 4, 2014

George Harrison Memorial Tree Killed by Actual Beetles

A tree planted to honor of the memory of the Beatles songwriter George Harrison has been killed by actual beetles. As the Los Angeles Times…
Chris Martins / July 21, 2014

This Pro Golfer Thinks George Lucas Was a Beatle

It's hard to imagine that someone might not know the names of all the Beatles, right? But maybe when you've been training to become a…
Colin Stutz / July 18, 2014

Ron Howard’s Beatles Documentary Will Focus on Touring Years

Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard has signed up to direct and produce a documentary about the Beatles' touring years, which span from approximately 1960-1966. So…
Elissa Stolman / July 16, 2014
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