Boris Johnson has controversially claimed it was London, not Liverpool, that propelled The Beatles to worldwide fame. The Tory Mayor of London, who already has a chequered history with Merseyside, has provoked the ire of Liverpudlians with his statement.
Paul McCartney has appeared in possibly his most diverse spread ever of Grammy nominations. "Cut Me Some Slack," Paul's volcanic collaboration with Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear from the Sound City:
Chris Holmes has been touring as Paul McCartney's opening DJ act for four years. He recently shared with fans a collection of his favorite remixes that he made over his tenure traveling with the former Beatle, whom he describes as "the nicest boss in the world."
John Lennon needed help. At least his statue did. A bronze likeness of the Beatle, who was assassinated 33 years ago Sunday, was inaugurated in a leafy Havana park 13 years ago. But souvenir-seekers kept stealing the iconic circular spectacles that adorned it. Officials tried gluing them on. But they should have known better: Vandals simply broke them off.
Tune in alert as Julian Lennon talks with Billy Bush and Kit Hoover on Access Hollywood Live on Tuesday, December 3 about his recent collaboration with Steven Tyler on his new album, “Everything Changes.” Plus, Julian sets the record straight about the meaning of The Beatles’ classic, “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.”
Former Beatle John Lennon has been shot dead by an unknown gunman who opened fire outside the musician's New York apartment. The 40-year-old was shot several times as he entered the Dakota, his luxury apartment building on Manhattan's Upper West Side, opposite Central Park, at 2300 local time.
Dec. 06--In 1977, a young musician named Tim Piper discovered "Beatlemania" on Broadway. It was an epiphanous moment.
"So," he remembers, "you can make a living doing the Beatles?"
The 80-year-old artist - who enjoyed an 11-year marriage to the 'Imagine' hit-maker before he was shot dead in 1980 - feared their son, Sean, would find the pressure of being compared to The Beatles singer too difficult to deal with and hoped the 38-year-old wouldn't pursue music.
Unpublished photographs of John Lennon relaxing at his holiday home in Ibiza are going up for auction today. The two candid shots of the late Beatles star will be sold off to raise funds for an art student's final degree show.
Paul McCartney is pledging to support a Middle East peace initiative because "Israelis and Palestinians deserve peace," he said. McCartney announced on his Twitter feed that all donations made to the organization, One Voice, will be doubled beginning today.