the beatles

Never-Before-Seen Beatles Photos From First US Performance Sell for $358,000 at Auction

Never-before-seen photos from The Beatles' earliest US concerts sold at an auction in England on Saturday for over $358,000. The lot—which includes 413 negatives, 350 of…
Rob Arcand / March 25, 2018

Watch Paul McCartney Remember John Lennon During March For Our Lives Rally

Paul McCartney was among the massive throng of people out marching Saturday morning (March 24) for gun control. Stopped by CNN while he was…
Ryan Parker, Billboard / March 24, 2018

Ringo Is Now Sir Ringo

In December, legendary Beatles drummer Ringo Starr's impending knighthood was announced. The invitation came over 20 years after Paul McCartney became Sir Paul McCartney, and…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 20, 2018

Quincy Jones on The Beatles: “They Were No-Playing Motherfuckers”

Picking the best part of a Quincy Jones interview is, judging by the last two I've read, impossible. Last month we were gifted with an epic, tour…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 7, 2018

Ringo Starr To Be Knighted in 2018

Ringo Starr is set to be knighted in 2018. According to the official listing of New Year's Honours recipients, the former Beatles drummer will be…
Rob Arcand / December 30, 2017

New Album of George Martin’s Unreleased Instrumental Works Announced

A new album of late orchestrator, composer, and Beatles producer George Martin's instrumental music is due out soon. It's coming from producer and composer Craig…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 28, 2017

Yoko Ono Breaks Up John Lemon Lemonade Company

A Polish lemonade company called John Lemon has agreed to change its name to On Lemon after receiving a letter claiming trademark infringement from Yoko…
Taylor Berman / September 20, 2017

Arcade Fire – “Mind Games” (John Lennon Cover)

Arcade Fire have committed the version of John Lennon's "Mind Games" that they have performed during their tour dates behind their recent album Everything Now,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 20, 2017

Ringo Starr Says He Would Have Voted for Brexit

Ringo Starr, who apparently did not cast a vote on the British referendum to withdraw from the European Union, said in a new BBC interview…
Andy Cush / September 13, 2017

Deed For Eleanor Rigby’s Grave Will Be Auctioned Off

Have you ever wanted to be buried on top of Eleanor Rigby, the possible subconscious inspiration for the Beatles song of the same name? Well,…
James Rettig, Stereogum / August 21, 2017

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr Reunite for New Song “We’re on the Road Again”

Ringo Starr has dropped a new single called "We're on the Road Again," and its supporting cast is stacked with dad-rock luminaries. The song features Eagles’…
Brian Josephs / July 27, 2017

Even Paul McCartney Isn’t Above Using Memes to Mock the Westboro Baptist Church

It doesn't take a lot to mock the Westboro Baptist Church, the apocalypse-humping naysayers who protest anybody they claim isn't living a properly God-fearing life,…
Jeremy Gordon / July 20, 2017

Lana Del Rey Really Made a Song With John Lennon’s Son Called “Tomorrow Never Came”

There was a time when Lana Del Rey's mere existence was controversial, her washed-out Americana aesthetic and gauzy, narcotized pop songs sparking more think pieces…
Jeremy Gordon / July 12, 2017

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
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