The Beatles

Paul McCartney's Aston Martin DB5

James Bond isn't the only Brit that has a fondness for Aston Martins. Sir Paul McCartney bought this 1964 DB5 shortly after The Beatles …

Shopping

Auction preview: 5 rare gems at the Bonhams New Bond Street sale

Every year, Bonhams holds a collector car auction at its New Bond Street, London, headquarters that is typically small but nevertheless full of great …

Classic Cars

Seán Moncrieff: ‘I don’t hate Christmas. I don’t’

But, from Brussels sprouts to Guantanamo-style musical torture, I hate how we do it<p>50 minutes ago<p>Here’s something you should know about me: I hate …

News (Ireland)

Even a Prize-Winning Ferrari Couldn’t Add Much Zip to Sotheby’s Lethargic $310 Million Contemporary-Art Sale

Auctions<p>A painting by Laura Owens provided rare sizzle, torching her previous auction high.<p>,<p>In what could only be an anticlimactic end to a New York …

Francis Bacon

Yoko Ono's Basquiat painting sells for nearly $11 million

NEW YORK (AP) — A painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL' BAH'-skee-aht) from the collection of Yoko Ono has sold for $10.9 million.<p>Sotheby's says the work, titled "Cabra" (KAH'-bruh), was sold Thursday night in New York to an unidentified buyer.<p>The pre-sale estimate was $9 million to …

Yoko Ono

The Internet Is Mocking Trump’s ‘Water Moment’

Related Posts<p>They say there’s a Trump tweet for every occasion, and when the cameras are trained on you 24/7 there’s usually a video, too.<p>Take for …

Donald Trump

The fatal ambition of Gordon Brown

In his autobiography, My Life, Our Times, the former prime minister inadvertently reveals the real reasons he failed to live up to his great …

Yoko Ono

Watch Radiohead's Phil Selway Join Ringo Starr for Beatles Classic

Drummer provides stomping beat during performance of "With a Little Help From My Friends"<p>Radiohead drummer Phil Selway joined Ringo Starr and the All …

Music

Why November 17th Matters In Rock History

It’s November 17th and here are some reasons why this day matters in rock history:<p>In 1980, <b>John Lennon</b> and <b>Yoko Ono</b> released <i>Double Fantasy</i>. Lennon was …

Music

Gary Clark Jr. Puts The Beatles’ ‘Come Together’ Back On The Charts

The classic song gets a guitar-heavy remake for "Justice League."<p>A cover version of “Come Together” is on the charts, nearly 50 years after the Beatles’ original release, and it couldn’t have come at better time.<p>Gary Clark Jr. is the voice and guitarist behind the new rendition of the Fab Four’s …

Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr Spreads the Love at New York City’s Beacon Theater—With a Little Help from Radiohead’s Phil Selway

The holiday season is nearly upon us, and anyone with a yen to perform should seriously consider asking Santa for a fraction of Ringo Starr‘s …

Ringo Starr

Phillips and Sotheby's deliver healthy totals for contemporary art

Closing out a week that saw a record price for a painting of any era and pent-up demand in the Impressionist and Modern category, contemporary …

Artists

Noel Gallagher Has A New Album So We Talked To Him About Taylor Swift, Morrissey, And His Latest Beef With Liam

Ever since Oasis finally imploded in 2009, Noel Gallagher’s kept pretty busy. First returning with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’ self-titled …

Kendrick Lamar

Geek of the Week: Tim Durkan photographs ‘the pretty and the gritty’ of his beloved Seattle

In this age of mobile photography, you no doubt see plenty of sunset and Space Needle and ferry photos in your social feeds from your Seattle …

Science

Greem Jellyfish’s Guide to Her Electronic Music Gear

Michelle Lhooq: Greem Jellyfish has been an eccentric staple of the Brooklyn underground for many years, bringing her fiery energy, howling vocals, …

Yoko Ono

Friday Morning Spice

<b>I Am Reading Jacques Pauw’s book – Ramaphosa</b> – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has told Parliament that he is reading veteran journalist Jacques …

Ringo Starr

All you need is $11.7M to buy John Lennon’s former Surrey home

You can’t buy love, but you can certainly get yourself a piece of rock-royalty real estate<p>Beatlemaniacs may be interested to know that a former home of John Lennon’s has come on the market in Surrey, in South East England. Known as Kenwood, the six-bedroom manse was built in 1913 in a mock-Tudor …

Real Estate

Confessions of a rock’n’roll biographer

For almost 40 years, Philip Norman has wrestled with icons, egos and artists (not to mention their widows) to reveal the untold tales of Britain's …

Buddy Holly

Al Franken and the Deafening Silence of Feminists

Harper’s Bazaar published a list of their chosen top 25 famous feminists to celebrate International Women’s Day.<p>Unsurprisingly, the women listed who …

Conservative View

Recording Sgt. Pepper's: Unpublished Conversations with George Martin, Geoff Emerick, and Ken Townsend | Bacon's Archive

<b>Editor's note:</b> This post is part of a series of unpublished interviews from the personal research archive of noted guitar writer Tony Bacon. These …

Tom Petty

John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s downtown ‘embassy’ is for sale

In 1971, John Lennon touched the world with his song, “Imagine,” which was about a world “with no countries,” “nothing to kill or die for, and no …

Real Estate

Historic Jimi Hendrix, Paul McCartney, Prince, Tom Petty, Johnny Winter Guitars Up for Auction December 2

Guernsey's auction house will offer up a remarkable group of historic guitars on December 2 at the Boehmian National Hall in New York City.<p>The group …

Guitar

Bonham's will auction Paul McCartney's old Aston Martin DB5

It doesn't get much more British than this.<p>At the company's Bond Street, London auction, Bonham's will offer a 1964 Aston Martin DB5 that is possibly one the most British cars around. Not only is it an example of a classic British sports car known for being driven by James Bond, this exact car was …

Autos

Jimmy Iovine and most bomb record in the solar system

While preparing for a conference talk/conversation I’m doing in Amsterdam this weekend, I was reading about the Golden Record that NASA sent along as …

Women in Science

Bonhams Is Selling Off 2 Ex-Beatles-Mobiles

If we gave you three chances to guess which member of the Fab Four drove a Mini Cooper, the first two wouldn't count.<p>Clearlya Ringomove— or so we …

Aston Martin

If You Want To Own Ringo Starr’s Old Wheels You’re Going To Have To Pay Up

During the mid 1960s every member of The Beatles owned a MINI Cooper for a period of time.<p>The cars was gifted to the quartet as a thank you from …

Ringo Starr

24 hours in festive Liverpool: A whirlwind of musical history, modern art, and pampering leaves you with little to desire

I know what you're thinking and I hate to say that it's true: What does a born and bred Southerner know about Liverpool? I associated Liverpool with all the things it's famous for and shamefully that was the extent of my knowledge. The Beatles, the football teams, the accent, the ladies in curlers, …

Marco Pierre White

What’s going on Thursday?

You can browse our full <b>NYC show calendar</b> for all of tonight’s shows, but here are some highlights…<p><b>Alex Lahey, Dude York, Nervous Dater</b><br>Australian …

Ringo Starr

It Is Time to Cut K-Pop Idols Some Slack When It Comes to Body Image

After five years of preparing, a girl group member left the industry to deal with an eating disorder, eliciting some important questions.<p>At the end …

South Korea

Sir Paul's 1964 Aston-Martin DB5 Auctioned At Bonham's Dec. 2

Music aside, cultural revolution aside, “Sgt. Pepper” aside, the Beatles are the band that keep on giving – for collectors of their memorabilia looking for a return on an investment.<p>John Lennon’s Aunt Mimi, for example, famously cleaned his room when he was a teen, throwing out his poetry despite …

Aston Martin