Classic Beatles albums including Revolver have finally gone platinum after the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) changed its sales award rules.Gold or platinum status has become synonymous with record success but the system has only been in place since 1973, after the Beatles broke up.
John Lennon’s former wife Yoko Ono has revealed that the reason behind the couple’s split in 1970s was because of the former Beatles’ one night fling with another woman.
It's all new for Paul. To be Paul McCartney right now is to be a happy man; new album in the pipe and a new single – both called 'New'. The former Beatles man seems to have a newfound zest about him as he talked to WXRT Chicago.
Lost radio recordings of The Beatles are to be released on the follow-up to the band's 1994 album On Air - Live at the BBC. Fans were asked to delve into their personal archives to find taped recordings of the Fab Four for the new anthology, which will be released in November.
You meet a Sid Bernstein once in a lifetime, if you are lucky. Toward the end of his funeral last Friday, a service that included much laughter, music, and a standing ovation mixed in with the tears, the rabbi said, “This has not been your typical funeral.” And how could it be?
Mark Ronson, who has produced for musicians like Adele, Lil Wayne, Nas, Lily Allen and Amy Winehouse, lent his producing talents to Paul McCartney's new, very Beatles-esque single "New," which dropped late Wednesday ahead of the October 15 album by the same name. In a funny twist of fate, however, one missed phone call could have rewritten history.
Behind every great band or artist is a person or team of people who, one way or another, help guide them to the greatness they inevitably achieved. Even The Beatles can’t escape this distinction: Brian Epstein, their first manager, played a pivotal role in their rise to international superstardom in the 1960s.
Growing up in 1960s Liverpool and it would have been hard not to get swept up in Beatlemania. But now a digital image expert has brought the Fab Four up to date by superimposing them into today images of their home town.
Sir Paul McCartney has announced details of a new solo album and shared a track from the record called New. He told BBC 6 Music's Matt Everitt: "It's catchy, it's summery, it's a love song. I think people will recognise it as definitely me."