the beatles

Dave Grohl and Ringo Starr Share Emotional Discussion About Grieving Kurt Cobain and John Lennon

Dave Grohl and Ringo Starr recently sat down together in a kind of legendary drummer summit for Rolling Stone. The two men became friends in 2013…
Maggie Serota / October 30, 2019

The 35 Greatest Rock and Roll TV Moments Before the ’90s

From the Beatles to Iggy Pop, here are rock and roll's best television moments of all-time.
SPIN Staff / October 12, 2019

He Said, She Said: An Interview With John Lennon

On what would've been his 79th birthday, read an in-depth conversation with the late Beatle.
Francis Schoenberger / October 9, 2019

The Ramones: Our 1986 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the August 1986 issue of SPIN. It was one of those humid summer days in 1979 when the…
Legs McNeil and John Holmstrom / October 8, 2019

5 Great Beatles Videos to Watch After “Here Comes the Sun”

Today, a new "official video" for the Beatles’ half-century-old classic "Here Comes the Sun" was released on YouTube, as a promotional tool for the big…
Andy Cush / September 26, 2019

The Beatles’ Inspiration for “Strawberry Fields Forever” Opens as Liverpool Tourist Attraction

True fans of the Beatles' single "Strawberry Fields Forever" likely know that the song is based on a real location. The song was inspired by…
Rob Arcand / September 14, 2019

Taped Conversation Reveals The Beatles Were Planning More Albums After Abbey Road

Conventional wisdom suggests the Beatles made 1969’s Abbey Road as a sort of goodbye present to their fans, that they set aside their considerable differences…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / September 11, 2019

Bob Dylan: Our 1985 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the December 1985 issue of SPIN. Bob Dylan, poet laureate, prophet in a motorcycle jacket. Mystery tramp. Napoleon…
Scott Cohen / September 8, 2019

Parliament-Funkadelic: Our 1985 Interview With George Clinton

This article originally appeared in the October 1985 issue of SPIN. Where it all began is a barbershop in Plainfield, New Jersey, back in…
Greg Tate / August 25, 2019

Drake Gets Abbey Road Tattoo After Breaking Beatles’ Billboard Record

Does Drake have "more slaps than the Beatles?" The line, which comes from his recent verse on Meek Mill's "Going Bad," has left the SPIN…
Rob Arcand / August 11, 2019

The Beatles’ Abbey Road Gets Box Set Reissue, Hear Alternate Versions of “Something”

The Beatles' 1969 album Abbey Road—the final album the band recorded together and penultimate album they released—will be reissued as a deluxe box set in commemoration…
Andy Cush / August 8, 2019

Peter Gabriel: Our 1986 Interview

This article originally appeared in the September 1986 issue of SPIN. She shaved her head as penance. A darkly handsome young woman with…
Timothy White / August 4, 2019

XTC: Our 1989 Interview

This article originally appeared in the April 1989 issue of SPIN. XTC are sitting around the butcher block in Andy Partridge's eat-in kitchen,…
Rosemary Passantino / August 3, 2019

The Cure: Our 1987 Interview

This article originally appeared in the July 1987 issue of SPIN. It was the very last edition of The Tube, the most interesting…
Adam Sweeting / July 19, 2019

Watch Paul McCartney Bring Out Ringo Starr to Play Beatles Classics in L.A.

Paul McCartney just wrapped up his "Freshen Up" world tour last night with one final show in Los Angeles, and during his set at Dodger…
Rob Arcand / July 14, 2019
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