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 the soundtrack to a…
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 Years 1968-75, a retrospective reissue of…
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 his 1974…
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 Farrell, Smokey…
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 quite the tourist…
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 Los Angeles Time…
By: Chris Martins / July 21, 2014
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