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10 Best Beatles Books - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Considering that it takes some formidable organizational chops to serve as a competent Beatles bibliographer, it can be downright daunting if you're coming to the stacks of Fab Four literature as a neophyte reader wondering where you might start. For ...

“Did litigation kill the Beatles?”

Overlawyered - ‎17 hours ago‎
As the most successful band in history, the Beatles generated not only a record number of music hits but probably more legal disputes than any other music group before or since.
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Hulu is getting into documentaries, starting with Ron Howard's Beatles film

The Verge - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Hulu announced this morning the launch of Hulu Documentary Films, a collection of streaming documentaries exclusive to Hulu. Or, at least, it's supposed to grow into that.

How an East LA band opened for The Beatles and inspired 'Eastside Heartbeats' musical

LA Daily News - ‎17 hours ago‎
Kenneth Lopez during a rehearsal for his roll as Jimmy Ramirez, in a musical called Eastside Hearbeats, that opens at Casa 0101 Theater in Boyle Heights on Friday May 6. A rock and roll musical about a fictional Mexican American rock group back in the ...

50 Years Ago: The Beatles Play Their Final Scheduled UK Concert

Ultimate Classic Rock - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The Beatles were a few weeks into recording Revolver when they appeared at the New Musical Express (NME) Annual Poll Winners concert on May 1, 1966.

'Hey, Jude' Becomes First-Ever Beatles Song to Be Licensed for Use in China

Billboard - ‎17 hours ago‎
For the first time, The Beatles' publisher has licensed a song by the Fab Four for use in China. "Hey Jude" appears in Yesterday Once More, a coming-of-age film from noted Chinese director Yao Tingting.

When Newcastle super group The Animals rivalled The Beatles for popularity

ChronicleLive - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Chronicle reported how one of the region's favourite sons, Eric Burdon, will make an emotional return to Newcastle with his band, The Animals. Tickets are on sale from Friday, May 6. Before we'd all heard of Sting, before Mark Knopfler, before ...
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The Beatles: Never-before-seen home movie shows band 'mucking around' in make-up studio

ABC Online - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Never-before-seen footage of The Beatles "mucking around" in a make-up studio ahead of a television performance, shot more than half a century ago, has been released by the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA).
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Paul McCartney Met The Women Who Inspired the Beatles' 'Blackbird'

Yahoo Music - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Saturday night's show in Little Rock, Arkansas, was extra special for Paul McCartney because Sir Paul got to meet two of the women who inspired one of the Beatles' most poignant songs, “Blackbird.” Backstage at the Verizon Arena, McCartney spent some ...

How Sweat It Is: Area Musicians Perform the Beatles' "Abbey Road" in an All Sweat Productions Concert, May 13 at the ...

River Cities Reader - ‎May 5, 2016‎
cover image from the Beatles' Abbey Road When area blues-rock vocalist Alan Sweet, aided by numerous musician friends, prepared to launch the tribute project All Sweat Productions - performing a beloved album, in its entirety, in a live concert - he ...

Family life: A visit to Oban, She Loves You by the Beatles, chocolate splosh

The Guardian - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
This photo shows me, aged seven, my mother on the right and my new aunt behind me. The year is 1948, we are in Oban, Scotland, and we have come from Germany.
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Musical biography

The Economist (blog) - ‎May 5, 2016‎
After Lennon's murder in 1980, a generation of Boomers began a collective reexamination of their past, much of it tied to the rise and fall of one band.

Hear AI play Beethoven like The Beatles

TechCrunch - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The Sony Computer Science Laboratory in Paris was challenged to reorchestrate the theme song of the European Union.
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Why are Villarreal called The Yellow Submarine?

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎18 hours ago‎
La Liga high-flyers Villarreal take a 1-0 lead into the second leg of their Europa League semi-final in Liverpool. It is the first time the Spanish side have played in Liverpool since 2005, and the two cities are intrinsically linked through The ...

The Beatles legacy to invade London again - ‎May 4, 2016‎
If John, Paul, George and Ringo led the first British Invasion, the musical legacy of The Beatles will soon lead a whole new generation of fans to explore their passion for the world's most celebrated band.

Rare photographs and autographs of the Beatles taken at Knole Park, Sevenoaks, during filming of Strawberry Fields ...

Kent News - ‎May 4, 2016‎
A selection of rare photographs of the Beatles filming in Kent has been sold for £2,900 - well over the expected price. The selection of images - and autographs of three of the legendary band - went under the auctioneer's hammer in the sale run by ...
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See why The Beatles exhibit at The Henry Ford is a can't miss for fans - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
DEARBORN, MI - It's a British Invasion at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn with one of the coolest displays of memorabilia from The Beatles you'll ever see. Beginning Sat., April 30, 2016, The Magical History Tour: A Beatles Memorabilia Exhibition ...

Never before seen footage of the Beatles backstage in 1965 – video

The Guardian - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The footage, shot by an Australian woman, shows the Beatles getting their make-up done for the special The Music of Lennon & McCartney in November 1965.

James Taylor on the Beatles, Sci-Fi, What He's Learned About Marriage - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Last summer, James Taylor released his first album of original material in 13 years, and the legendary singer-songwriter is getting ready to take his new and old music on the road in North America. We caught up with Taylor to discuss his musical heroes ...
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The Beatles had pre-paid prostitutes waiting in hotels as they toured US, reveals new book - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
As the biggest band in the world The Beatles had hordes of screaming women throwing themselves at them. The women groupies would do anything to get close and then once close the Fab Four had their pick of the gilrs.