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Rare Beatles Vox Guitar on Display in Ireland April 16 - May 8 - Saturday, April 13, 2013

Newbridge Silverware Museum of Style Icons in partnership with Julien’s Auctions has announced an exclusive exhibition featuring a very rare Beatles guitar played by both John Lennon and George Harrison.

The rare Vox guitar played by both legendary artists is what true rock n’ roll is made of. The striking custom guitar built by Mike Bennett and Dickey Denney was gifted to “Magic Alex” Mardas by John Lennon in 1967.

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Abbey Road: The Best Studio in the World by Alistair Lawrence with a forward by Sir George Martin - Saturday, April 13, 2013

Say that you have a talented young band and you want to sound like the Beatles. What could help more than to record at Abbey Road Studio in Studio 2 using some of the same microphones? It is possible. Abbey Road Studio may now be rented, and the studio has kept much of the recording equipment it has used since its opening in 1931, including a vast array of microphones. You can learn more in the big, beautiful photohistory Abbey Road: The Best Studio in the World by Alistair Lawrence with a forward by Sir George Martin.

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Backstage with Paul McCartney's Son James - Saturday, April 13, 2013

Despite growing up in the shadow of his rock star father -- former Beatle Paul McCartney -- James McCartney has mostly remained out of the limelight over the years... until now! ET recently sat down with the singer/songwriter in London as he prepares to follow in his famous father's footsteps by releasing his first full-length album and embarking an a major US tour. 

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“Honey Don’t” (live at the BBC, 1963) Videos - Friday, April 12, 2013

Before incessant screaming and the rigors of touring took their toll, the Beatles had become one of the most polished live bands on the road. From 1962-1965, the group performed on 52 BBC programs, beginning with a March 1, 1962 appearance on “Teenager’s Turn-Here We Go,” and ending with the special “The Beatles Invite You to Take a Ticket to Ride” (recorded on May 26, 1965)

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Tony Sheridan bio reveals his candid impressions of the early Beatles - Friday, April 12, 2013

(Introduction: In this interview we conducted by email, Alan Mann talks about his newly published “The Teacher – Tony Sheridan,” a biography of Tony Sheridan. The book is the product of extensive interviews with Sheridan and contains some fascinating insights into the Beatles in their early days.

He got Sheridan to open about about rumors that he provided the Beatles with drugs (“utterly preposterous and insulting”).

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Yoko Ono publishes poetry sequel 50 years after first book - Friday, April 12, 2013

Acorn, according to publisher OR Books, is an extension of the 'intricate strands' Ono first wove in Grapefruit, published in 1964

"Poetry in action with participation," is how artist and musician Yoko Ono describes her new book of "instructional poetry" – the first she has published solo in almost 50 years.

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Beatle news briefs: Should Ringo raze Candlestick?; Freda visits the Hall - Friday, April 12, 2013

On Thursday, well ahead of Candlestick Park in San Francisco, the site of the Beatles' final ticketed concert, being demolished next year, columnist Peter Hurtlaub of the San Francisco Chronicle ran a  humorous list of who should  have the honor of blowing up the place.....

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Door from Paul McCartney's childhood home sells for £5,000 - Thursday, April 11, 2013

The Beatles man lived at 20 Forthlin Road in Liverpool from 1955-1964


The front door from Paul McCartney's childhood home has sold for £5,000.

The door from 20 Forthlin Road, Allerton, Liverpool went for the top estimate at auction yesterday (April 10). The auction took place at Dominic Winter Auctioneers in Cirencester, Gloucestershire. 

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Paul McCartney ranks as Britain's wealthiest musician - Thursday, April 11, 2013

McCartney remains Britain's wealthiest musician, according to the Sunday Times Rich List. The newspaper estimated Thursday April 11, 2013 that the ex-Beatle shares a 680 million pound ($1.05 billion) fortune with his third wife, Nancy Shevell, whose family owns a U.S. trucking company. McCartney has topped the musicians’ list every year since it was first compiled in 1989.

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How the Beatles Rocked the Kremlin - Thursday, April 11, 2013


How the Beatles Rocked the Kremlin
 tells the extraordinary and untold story of how the Beatles punctured the Iron Curtain. In a personal journey through Russia by award-winning director Leslie Woodhead, he tells in first-person accounts the story of a secret revolution which contributed to the fall of communism.

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