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James McCartney: "When I Was 23 I Got Disillusioned By Music:" - Friday, April 19, 2013

Paul McCartney's son talks about family traditions at Coachella

James McCartney is a man of many family traditions. He is serious about his music and photography, and yesterday in the Southern California desert, he carried on a new one: playing at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, where his father, Beatle Paul McCartney, famously played an emotional headlining set in 2009.


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Wings 1976 live album ‘Wings over America’ to be reissued in May - Friday, April 19, 2013

Wings, the band Paul McCartney formed following the end of The Beatles, will reissue their 1976 live album 'Wings Across America'.

The album documented the band's trip across North America and will be reissued as a deluxe box edition on May 27. The box set includes the two-disc live album remastered at London's Abbey Road studios, a bonus audio disc recorded live at San Francisco’s Cow Palace. 


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Come Together! Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr enjoy a mini Beatles reunion at dinner - Thursday, April 18, 2013

They're the last two remaining members of the world's most famous band.

And Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr enjoyed something of a Beatles reunion on Wednesday night as they headed out for dinner together at Cecconi's in Los Angeles.



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Paul McCartney records message for gun control group Voices Against Violence - Thursday, April 18, 2013

Yoko Ono isn't the only one still trying togive peace a chance. Like John Lennon's widow, Paul McCartney has taken a stand in favor of stiffening gun laws in the United States. The Beatles great did his part recently by recording a message for Voices Against Violence

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George Harrison - so good The Beatles suppressed him - Thursday, April 18, 2013

Paul McCartney and John Lennon were all very well and good, but Georgie was better. Ringo was a helluva nice guy, but the Quiet One was better. How so? Well, his Beatles works were better than all the others. Far superior, and that's the fact of the matter.

The self-appointed top dogs suppressed him all they could, only giving the poor Mr Harrison one song to their five.

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Survey says ESL teachers use The Beatles to help students learn English - Wednesday, April 17, 2013

A new study has found that 40 percent of surveyed ESL teachers play songs by The Beatles to help their students learn English.

Research by Kaplan International Colleges, a leading provider of English courses, revealed that 86 percent of ESL teachers play music during class to enhance lessons and help students improve their understanding of the English language.

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Linda McCartney and Wings - Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Fifteen years ago today, Linda McCartney died of breast cancer, only 56 years old. We remember the activist and songwriter. Written by Linnea Crowther. Originally published April 2011.

In 1969, the unthinkable happened. It was an event that devastated young women in England, America… all over the world. What was it that broke their hearts and dashed their dreams?

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A Hairy Story - Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Moptops? What do you mean!

I never noticed anything particular about John, George, Paul, Pete or Stuart's hairstyles in the early days -- apart from the fact that initially some of them sported the traditional Tony Curtis style that was popular in Liverpool in the late fifties. It was a style referred to as a d.a. (duck's arse, because of the way the hair curled at the rear).

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A collection of The Beatles up for auction with prices starting at $ 100 - Tuesday, April 16, 2013

An opportunity for those who do not appear twice, or may be a long time until you get. A collector who wants to dispose of a significant number of exhibits, an auction house that accepts embark on a new project and a potential clientele made up of fans and some not so, seeking a store of value in the legal market.

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THE WHO VS. THE BEATLES – ULTIMATE CLASSIC ROCK HALL OF FAME SEMIFINALS - Tuesday, April 16, 2013

The semifinal round of the April 2013 Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame election features four awesome bands and two very tough decisions. In our first battle, the Who and the Beatles are matched up against each other.

Each month, our readers will determine which of eight legendary artists or bands is immortalized forever for their contributions to classic rock history.

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