Posts tagged "the beatles"

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…
By: 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…
By: 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,…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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 Lo…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: Elissa Stolman / July 16, 2014

Artist Remakes Iconic Album Covers as Seen From the Other Side

Remember that scene in Ghostbusters 2 when Bill Murray wonders whether or not the Statue of Liberty is naked under her toga? Well, thi…
By: Dan Reilly / April 8, 2014

First Song 40-Year-Old Deaf Woman Hears Is John Lennon

And you thought Mr. Holland's Opus was a tear-jerker (don't worry, we won't tell). Jo Milne, a 40-year-old British woman who has been deaf since…
By: Marc Hogan / March 28, 2014

Miley Cyrus and Flaming Lips Prolong Their Lovefest With Beatles Cover

Last month, the Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd joined Miley Cyrus onstage to perform "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Pt. 1,"…
By: Dan Reilly / March 17, 2014

A Guy From the Walkmen Wrote a Perfect Kids’ Song About ‘The Beatles’

The Walkmen only announced their "extreme hiatus" in December, and already we have three solo albums on the way: frontman Hamilton Leithauser's Black…
By: Chris Martins / March 5, 2014

Jimmy Fallon and Fred Armisen’s Beatles Post Selfie From ‘Ed Sullivan’

In week two as new host of The Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon continues to hold social media under his benevolent reign. Last night, he strengthened…
By: Marc Hogan / February 25, 2014

Apple Meets the Beatles’ 50th With All-Fab iTunes Channel

Apple has joined the festivities marking the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' landmark performance on The Ed Sullivan Show. A new iTunes channel includes the…
By: Marc Hogan / February 11, 2014

Watch Dave Grohl, Lauryn Hill, and Arctic Monkeys Cover the Beatles

There's this band called the Beatles, see, and 50 years ago ... well, if you've been exposed to any media recently you're probably all too…
By: Marc Hogan / February 10, 2014

Watch the Flaming Lips and Sean Lennon’s Freaky ‘Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds’

Beatlemania continued to dominate the Late Show With David Letterman last night, as the Flaming Lips beamed into the iconic Ed Sullivan Theater to perform…
By: Kyle McGovern / February 7, 2014
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