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Queen's birthday honours: Hunter Davies says wife was far from impressed with award - Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Hunter Davies, the writer and Beatles biographer, said his wife was far from impressed with the news he is to receive an OBE for services to literature. Mr Davies, who wrote the only authorised biography of the Beatles in 1968, said Margaret Forster, the novelist, had even threatened to divorce him over the issue.

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The McCartney's Meat Free Monday Campaign Celebrates Five Years - Wednesday, June 18, 2014

London – As the Meat Free Monday campaign celebrates its fifth year, the campaign, headed by Paul, Mary and Stella McCartney, looks forward to reaching new audiences.

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Candid photographs of George Harrison, John Lennon and Yoko Ono at landmark Bangladesh benefit gig to fetch thousands - Wednesday, June 18, 2014

A set of candid photographs featuring George Harrison, John Lennon and Yoko Ono ahead of the Concert for Bangladesh have emerged for sale and are expected to sell for thousands at auction. In the photographs, the former Beatles appear to be on good terms despite the Fab Four splitting up a year before the landmark benefit gig in 1971. Sotheby's are placing the set of photographs, soon to be exhibited in New York, under the hammer at the A Rock N Roll History: From Presley to Punk auction on June 24.

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Epic Rights Secures John Lennon Licensing - Wednesday, June 18, 2014

John Lennon is the latest iconic personality to secure a worldwide licensing, global branding and rightsmanagement agreement with Epic Rights. Yoko Ono has pacted with Epic Rights CEO Dell Furano to develop a worldwide initiative encompassing the career of her late husband.

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BEATLES TV SERIES BEING DEVELOPED BY NBC - Tuesday, June 17, 2014

With ‘Mad Men’ set to end its acclaimed run on AMC next year, there will undoubtedly be a void in ’60s-set programming that needs to be filled. Enter NBC, who are reportedly in talks to create a series about the history of the Beatles.

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'The Beatles in Mono' to Get Lavish Vinyl Release This Fall - Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Five years to the day after the release of The Beatles in Mono, a box set of the group's monaurally mixed catalog through 1968, the band is issuing a vinyl version of the box set. Although the quartet put out stereo versions of their albums concurrent with the mono ones throughout most of their career, the Beatles considered the mono versions as definitive.

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Ringo Starr to Unveil Self Portraits at Soho Contemporary Art, 6/19 - Friday, June 13, 2014

Ringo Starr, who is currently on tour with his All Starr Band, is also bringing his artwork to New York City. What started merely as a diversion to pass the time, has since developed into an iconic collection of artwork. This year Ringo has created a unique set of 'self portraits' that truly showcases his evolution as a visual artist.

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Paul McCartney's Tour Postponement Has Ripple Effect Through Industry - Friday, June 13, 2014

Paul McCartney's postponed Out There tour dates left thousands of disappointed fans and promoters scrambling to adjust their schedules. And while the long-term costs of his recent viral infection are likely to be minimal, show delays and cancellations can become rife with complications.  

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Todd Rundgren Says Playing in Ringo's All Starr Band Is "the Best Gig You Could Have" - Thursday, June 12, 2014

Ringo Starr is once again ready to get by with a little help from his musical friends, as the rock legend kicks off a brand-new North American tour with his All Starr Band tonight in Rama, Canada.  Todd Rundgren has been a member of this All Starr Band lineup since 2012, and he says playing in the group is “the best gig you could have.”

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Meet Jimmy Nicol, the forgotten Beatle, stand-in drummer for Ringo - Thursday, June 12, 2014

Jimmy Nicol, the stand-in drummer for Ringo Starr at the start of The Beatles’ 1964 world tour, sitting all alone at the departure lounge at Essendon Airport, waiting for his flight home to England.

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