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These Are the Best Beatles Books

In the decades since the Beatles’ 1970 breakup, the group’s rise and fall has been told as a myth. It’s also been told via children’s story, salacious gossip, dry history, detailed diaries, technical manuals, cartoons, and graphic novels. There are volumes dedicated to their recording equipment, …

Books

The Beatles' Esher Demos: The Lost Basement Tapes That Became the White Album

The group's jovial May 1968 home recordings mark the last time they sounded like true friends<p><i>Rob Sheffield's book</i> Dreaming the Beatles: The Love …

George Harrison

Blues Beatles: Can’t Buy Me Love

The Blues Beatles are back with another video, once again doing their own thing with a classic Beatles song.<p>In this clip, they take on the Beatles’ …

The Beatles

'I love you John!' Frail Yoko Ono visits John Lennon's two childhood homes in Liverpool after opening a new exhibition of his possessions from her private collection

• <b>A frail-looking Yoko Ono visited Liverpool to open a exhibition dedicated to her relationship with John Lennon</b>• <b><br>While in the city, she visited Mendips</b> …

Music

Here come the sons: Sean Lennon and Dhani Harrison take a selfie on the Thames - 49 years after their father John and George posed for a similar snap

As they pose together on a boat, this picture is unmistakeably a bearded Lennon and smiling Harrison – just not those ones.<p>The photo, posted online …

John Lennon

FLIXATION: How the Beatles (including George Harrison) Changed our World

The Beatles were at the heart of the cradle in which our contemporary world was nurtured. And George Harrison was the Beatle whose output was …

George Harrison

George Harrison's first electric guitar for sale at £220,000

George Harrison's first electric guitar has emerged for sale for £220,000.<p>The legendary Beatle acquired the Hofner Club 40 model in the summer of 1959 as a 16-year-old after trading it for another guitar.<p>He kept hold of the instrument for seven years as the band went from playing youth clubs to …

Guitar

George Harrison estate sets up Indian music label

HariSongs is a new record label founded by the George Harrison estate to celebrate the Indian classical music which the former Beatle believed would …

George Harrison

Getting Started with Shodan, “The scariest search engine”

<b>What is Shodan?</b><p>Shodan is a search engine that lets user find specific devices connected to the internet using various filters. Shodan was created in …

Information Security

Paul McCartney won't go to Israel to receive Wolf Prize for Music

Sir Paul McCartney has said that he will not be going to Israel to receive the Wolf Prize for Music.<p>The Wolf Prize is an Israeli award to living …

Israel

Watch George Harrison's Final Performance in 1997

0<p>SHARES<p>On July 24, 1997, George Harrison visited VH1 with his old friend Ravi Shankar to discuss Shankar's new studio album, <i>Chants of India,</i> which …

Guitar

Here Are The Richest Musicians In The UK

Any come as a surprise?<p>The coveted Sunday Times Rich List is out once again. Here, in ascending order, are the richest musicians living in the UK along with their net wealth in 2018.

Music

Rock royalty Pattie Boyd sharing photos and memories down under

Share Email Comments<p><b>Pattie Boyd</b> was the wide-eyed, model face of 60s London who inspired ex-husbands <b>George Harrison</b> and <b>Eric Clapton</b> to write some of …

Guitar

Beatles History for Sale: George Harrison’s Guitar up for Auction

By<p>May 8, 2018 6:18 p.m. ET<p>George Harrison’s first electric guitar will be among the highlights of an upcoming two-day music auction May 18-19 in New …

Guitar

AIR Studios, Founded by Sir George Martin, Goes Up For Sale

London’s AIR Studios, <b>one of the world’s largest and most prestigious recording facilities</b>, has been put up for sale by its owners. Initially founded …

Music

That Time Paul McCartney Debuted 'Hey Jude' For a Bunch of English Villagers

In an excerpt from his memoir, Beatles press officer Derek Taylor recalls an acid-fueled trip to the English countryside with Paul McCartney in</i> …

George Harrison

Sir Paul and Dame Darcey honoured at palace

<b>Sir Paul McCartney has been made a companion of honour by the Queen at Buckingham Palace.</b><p>The 75-year-old Beatle, who was knighted 20 years ago, was given the award for his services to music.<p>A Companion of Honour is awarded for the most outstanding achievements at a national level and there can only …

Buckingham Palace

How to make the perfect cup of tea, according to expert

You may be making your tea wrong, as an afternoon tea expert has just revealed the proper way - and milk does not come first.<p>According to sommelier …

Tea

Plug in with George Harrison’s first electric guitar, up for auction | The Star

NEW YORK—George Harrison’s first electric guitar is up for auction.<p>Julien’s Auctions says Harrison played the Hoffner Club 40 when the Beatles played …

Guitar

Get Back: rare Beatles Caird Hall photos return to Dundee

<b>A set of photographs from the Beatles 1964 show at Dundee's Caird Hall has been purchased at auction by a museum in the city.</b><p>Leisure and Culture Dundee paid £6,600 for the 33 photographs and 38 negatives of the Fab Four's second and final appearance in Dundee.<p>The pictures will be displayed at …

Dundee

18 Genius Things To Do With Your Used Tea Bags

For many people, tea bags are a one-use item. One bag equals one cup of tea. Then the used bag goes in the trash bin, right?<p>Well… not quite. While …

Tea

Birth of The Beatles: The Day John Lennon Met Paul McCartney (EXCLUSIVE)

There was no reason to think that July 6, 1957 would be any different from the day that preceded it or the one that followed. And, admittedly, for a …

Music

Greatest reunion would've been of The Beatles: Adnan Sami

Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Following the news of Swedish pop group Abba recording new music after 35 years, singer Adnan Sami says that the greatest …

George Harrison

Badfinger: 10 of Their Best Under-the-Radar Songs

340<p>SHARES<p>Today (April 27), in honor of Pete Ham's would-be 71st birthday, we thought we'd spend some time with a few of the lesser-known tunes by his …

Guitar

The George Harrison Estate announces new label, HariSongs

Albums by Ravi Shankar and Ali Akbar Khan reissued today<p>The <b>George Harrison Estate</b> has announced a new label, <b>HariSongs</b>, created in partnership with …

George Harrison

15 Books You Probably Hated In High School — And Why You Should Give Them A Second Chance

For many reasons, high school English class has gotten a bit of a bad reputation. Remarkably few people think back fondly on their forced encounters …

Literature

Portraits by John Lennon depicting himself as Hitler going for $54K

A portraits by John Lennon depicting himself as Hitler is being sold for $54,000.<p>The crude sketch — which the Beatle did at art college in the 1950s …

The Beatles: In Defense of Revolution 9

Tony Sokol Apr 20, 2018Skip The Beatles' "Revolution 9" at your peril. It's music, not noise. Turn me on dead man.Long before conspiracy-minded rock …

Sir Ringo Starr To Spread Tenth Anniversary Peace & Love

The recently knighted Sir Ringo Starr has announced plans for this year’s tenth anniversary Peace & Love celebration on his birthday on 7 July.<p>Ringo …

Here’s how you can enjoy ‘Breakfast With The Beatles’ live with radio host Chris Carter

Nancy Resnick met The Beatles when she was 14 years old, and remembers Paul McCartney wanting to hold – or shake, actually – her hand.<p>“It was the …