Amnesty International says that more than 100 leading musicians are calling for release of jailed members of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot. Amnesty said on Monday that Adele, U2, Madonna, Yoko Ono, Radiohead, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Ke$ha, Sir Paul McCartney and Sting were among those who signed an open letter organised by the group.
The longtime girlfriend of the late Beatles and Rolling Stones manager Allen Klein is in a tug of war with his son over at least $1 million in artwork she claims her beau gifted her before he died in 2009.
One of the most recognized iconic and historic artifacts from the final days of the Beatles is now up for auction on eBay. It is the hat worn by John Lennon for the last official Beatles photo shoot on August 22, 1969, at Tittenhurst Park, two days after their final recording session. It is expected to sell for over $5,000.
It's high summer and once more tourists are making the pilgrimage to meet Walter Smith in his Liverpool city centre workshop. But the visitors, who come from all over the world, aren’t necessarily there to purchase one of his finely crafted bespoke suits. Instead they come to see the man who suited and booted The Beatles.
FAMOUS Surrey residents are featured in a reworking of British pop artist Sir Peter Blake’s most famous piece of work – the picture adorning one of the most well-known albums of all time. Sir Peter took inspiration from his cover designed for The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band to create a new piece of artwork celebrating the British cultural icons of his lifetime.
The home where George Harrison, a former member of The Beatles, grew up is blooming with summer flowers after local organisations joined forces to give the home and surrounding area a facelift.
A previously unseen video clip of Paul and Linda McCartney paying a visit to the construction site of the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA) in 1992 was revealed toExaminer on July 21 by Dean Johnson, one of the authors of “The Beatles and Me.”
Kodaline wish they had written The Beatles hit 'Hey Jude'. The Irish band are ''massive fans'' of the classic pop group and vocalist Steve Garrigan said he wished he had written their classic 1968 single. Guitarist Mark Prendergast added he also wishes he penned 'Romeo and Juliet' by Dire Straits, whilst Steve also chose 'Change is Gonna Come' by Sam Cooke.
Paul McCartney's return to Seattle Friday for his highly anticipated Safeco Field show is stirring some embarrassing memories for iconic Seattle DJ and concert promoter Pat O'Day. O'Day was the program director and promoter of two Beatles shows at the old Seattle Coliseum (now KeyArena) on August 25, 1966. But several weeks before, he got a visit at KJR radio from a young woman who said she had to talk to him in private.
Sir Paul McCartney was joined onstage by the three surviving members of Nirvana as he performed in Seattle on Friday (19 July)
Former Nirvana members Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear joined McCartney to perform Beatles classics such as 'Helter Skelter' at Seattle's Safeco Field to mark the venue's first ever music concert. The Nirvana trio stayed on during McCartney's encore to play along to several Beatles hits including 'Get Back, 'Long Tall Sally' and 'The End'. McCartney first played with Grohl and Novoselic at the Hurrican Sandy Benefit concert in December before being joined by Smear to play 'Cut Me Some Slack' - a song they recorded together for Grohl's Sound City film project - on Saturday Night Live.