the beatles

Two Beatles’ Pre-Breakup Letters on Sale for $550,000

Two letters revealing the imminent breakup of the Beatles are up for sale, as Rolling Stone points out. Dated January 1969 and April 1969, the…
Rob Arcand / February 3, 2019

Peter Jackson Is Making a New Documentary About the Beatles’ Let it Be Using 55 Hours of Unseen Footage

It's hard to believe, but there is unseen video footage of The Beatles. Now, Peter Jackson is apparently preparing to make a new documentary out…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 30, 2019

U.S. Vinyl Album Sales Grew 15% in 2018, Led by the Beatles, Pink Floyd, David Bowie & Panic! at the Disco

Vinyl album sales continue to be a bright spot among an otherwise bleak album sales picture. 16.8 million vinyl albums were sold in 2018, according…
Keith Caulfield, Billboard / January 13, 2019

Met Museum to Host Rock Instrument Exhibit Featuring Jimi Hendrix, Chuck Barry, St. Vincent, and More

A new exhibit headed to New York City will celebrate the instruments that have been a focal part of incredible moments throughout rock history. As noted…
Israel Daramola / November 20, 2018

Listen to a New Demo and Studio Outtake of The Beatles’ “Glass Onion” From the 50th Anniversary Edition of the White Album

The Beatles' 50th anniversary edition of the White Album is due out on a week from today. In its most expansive deluxe version, the set…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 2, 2018

The Beatles – “While My Guitar Gently Weeps (Acoustic Version, Take 2)”

The Beatles' eponymous White Album is being reissued next month in several different forms, one of which is a "Super Deluxe" six-CD set (plus one Blu-Ray!) that features 50…
Tosten Burks / October 18, 2018

Geoff Emerick, Legendary Beatles Recording Engineer, Dead at 72

Geoff Emerick, the imaginative recording engineer who was one of the architects of the Beatles' legendary recordings and worked with them on their early hits…
Steve Marinucci, Billboard / October 3, 2018

Paul McCartney Reveals the Only Song John Lennon Ever Complimented Him On

Paul McCartney is busy on the press tour for his recently released new album Egypt Station, which means that we just got an extensive GQ profile in which the Knight…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / September 29, 2018

Paul McCartney Announces New Children’s Book Hey Grandude!

Start your countdown clocks: We have about a year to wait until true savage and former Wings member Paul McCartney releases his next children's book. The drop heard…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 27, 2018

Taylor Swift Makes Rare Press Appearance to Interview Beatles Muse Pattie Boyd

Taylor Swift is notoriously press-shy—she did no traditional interviews around her 2017 album Reputation, instead releasing a promotional magazine through Target. Now, she’s appeared on…
Ezra Marcus / July 10, 2018

Watch Eddie Vedder Cover the Beatles’ “Help!” at Pearl Jam Show in Prague

Eddie Vedder busted out his acoustic guitar during a Pearl Jam show in Prague over the weekend and treated the audience to a solo set…
Maggie Serota / July 2, 2018

Watch Vampire Weekend Play a “Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa”/”Here Comes the Sun” Medley Live

Footage emerged from Monday night's Vampire Weekend show at The Observatory in Santa Ana, California of the band playing a loose medley of their 2008…
Maggie Serota / June 27, 2018

Self-Portrait Depicting John Lennon as Hitler Sells For $54,000

A sketch by John Lennon depicting himself as Adolf Hitler has sold for $54,000, Page Six reports. Lennon reportedly drew the self-portrait while attending Liverpool…
Tosten Burks / April 21, 2018

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
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