Arguably the most ignominious firing in rock history happened on Aug. 16, 1962. Shortly before recording their debut single, the Beatles dismissed drummer Pete Best.
“If scientists think they can clone Mammoths, thencould be next.” This is the quote from Edmonton, Alberta today, August 16, 2013, by Dr. Michael Zuk, who is collaborating with American scientists to decode the DNA from John Lennon’s tooth.
A tie which used to belong to John Lennon is among the rare items set to go under the hammer at the Beatles 22nd Annual Memorabilia auction. The black knitted tie was discovered by retired civil servant Joyce McWilliams, 66, who found it, along with some rare signed postcards, when she was clearing out her house.
The Beatles have amassed an annual turnover of £43.5 million, landing Sir Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, as well as John Lennon and George Harrison's widows, Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison, with £5.1 million each. The Beatles have made an annual turnover of £43.5 million.
The lineup for 2013's iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas just got a superstar addition: Paul McCartney has joined the bill for the event, which takes place at the MGM Grand Arena on September 20th and 21st. (McCartney will play on Saturday, the 21st. McCartney will perform alongside previously announced headliners.
Ethan Johns (son of former Beatles, Stones, and Who producer Glyn Johns) discloses precious little information about his collaboration with Paul McCartney on his 16th solo studio LP, due out this fall. In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Johns keeps tight lips, but does open up about his ‘remarkable’ time spent recording with the former-Beatle.
Fab Four door goes under the hammer at Beatles memorabilia auction in Liverpool. Beatles fans could soon be knocking on the door of Paul McCartney’s childhood home when it goes under the hammer. The unusual piece of memorabilia, taken from 20 Forthlin Road in Liverpool, is expected to fetch about £8,500 at auction.
Imagine you had £10,000 to spare... you could use it to bid for a rare jacket that once belonged to Beatles star John Lennon. Dating from the late 1960s the teal blue jacket, owned and worn by Lennon, is to be sold at auction.
A whole lot of burly stage workers at Mosaic Stadium are on a strict diet this week, thanks to Paul McCartney. The former Beatle and rock legend is playing an outdoor show at the stadium Wednesday night.
Sir Paul McCartney has teamed up with Giles Martin, son of The Beatles producer Sir George Martin, as well as Adele's producer Paul Epworth and Sir Tom Jones collaborator Ethan Johns for his new album. Sir Paul McCartney has hired The Beatles' producer Sir George Martin's son to work on his new album.