U.S. television variety show host Ed Sullivan and his wife were on their way home from a European talent scouting trip, changing planes at London’s Heathrow Airport. The Beatles were arriving back from a tour of Sweden. They were greeted by hundreds of screaming teenage girls and a crowd of journalists. Sullivan saw the commotion.
The Beatles From Us To You
Just in time for the 2018 holiday season… Stern Pinball has announced what it describes as a “one-of-a-kind,” limited edition Beatles pinball machine. Only 1964 units will be produced in recognition of the year in which Beatlemania began “when Ed Sullivan introduced America to four young mop-topped musicians from Liverpool, England.”
The Beatles are rarely hailed as a band known for parceling out one all-timer of a guitar solo after another, but nearly any Beatles buff grapples with the pleasing task of sorting out which solos stand apart from the rest, such was the sheer volume of worthy exemplars. Here are 10 that make a worthy…
Tributes have been pouring in for Beatles engineer Geoff Emerick, who died on October 2, 2018, of a heart attack.
On October 4th, explore and enjoy the IMAGINE album and the 1971 Ascot Sound Studios & Record Plant Sessions like you’ve never seen or heard them before with this "Ultimate John Lennon Collection Box Set."
Friend of "The Beatles: From Us To You", Dr. Kenneth Womack of Monmouth University, has written a new book called Sound Pictures: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin (The Later Years: 1966-2016). The following is an excerpt.
George Harrison's "My Sweet Lord" can be considered the most successful single released by Apple Records.
As part of a well-choreographed promotional campaign for his upcoming studio album, Egypt Station, and accompanying “Freshen Up” tour, Paul McCartney returned to Liverpool for an interview at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.
When Paul McCartney announced the initial dates of his 2018 “Freshen Up” tour, the 76-year-old expressed interest in playing some club dates, to get back to the intimacy of performing before a few hundred fans.
In the summer of '68 The Beatles were in the midst of recording 'The Beatles' (The White Album). To produce a new set of more contemporary publicity images, Don McCullin, predominantly a photographer of war zones, was commissioned for a day-long shoot around various locations in London.
Paul McCartney announced his first U.K. dates since 2015 including his first concert in Scotland in almost a decade. He announced his return to the concert stage, with his new “Freshen Up” tour, when he revealed four Canadian dates on July 3.
In an interview with DIY Magazine, Paul McCartney confirms that a deluxe edition of the The Beatles “The White Album,” is on its way. McCartney says, “It’s all in place. I’ve just got a couple of essays to approve. It’s all lined up and it’s really good.”
With 2018 being the 50th anniversary of the White Album‘s release, it would seem a fairly safe bet that Apple Records has plans to do for the double album what it did last year for Sgt. Pepper.
On Saturday, June 9, Paul McCartney was in his hometown of Liverpool, touring several Beatles-related spots with TV host James Corden, reportedly for an episode of Carpool Karaoke. The visit also featured a performance for a select few at Philharmonic Pub.
Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band opened their tour in Paris. During the finale – the Beatles’ “With a Little Help From My Friends” – none other than Joan Baez joined the fun to sing along.