Close

Subscribe to Newsbeat
Email:

Beatles News on Beatles Radio Air & Online sponsored by Fab 4 Store

Hear now: Beatles vocals-only tracks highlight harmonies, passion - Friday, September 06, 2013

Just when you thought it wasn't possible to experience the Beatles' work with fresh ears, there arrives a reminder of their power, focus and vocal skill. As the fantastic website Dangerous Minds pointed out, a trove of a cappela recordings are floating around YouTube, featuring the voices of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr in perfect harmony. The best of them further reveal the untapped riches still to be discovered in the Beatles archives.

details
George Harrison Inducted Into the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame - Friday, September 06, 2013

With nearly 56 percent of the vote, George Harrison becomes the first double inductee into the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame. Harrison was inducted earlier this year as a member of the Beatles, and here his solo career beat out Bob Seger in the final round. He also triumphed over Genesis and Grand Funk Railroad in the previous rounds.

details
Beatles tour guide restores famous Strawberry Field gates to original red - Friday, September 06, 2013

A Beatles tour guide took matters into his own hands after the city’s famous Strawberry Field gates were painted yellow. Joey Lyons, who runs the popular Hard Day’s Night taxi tours, seized the initiative by buying three pots of red paint – and restoring the replica gates to their former colour himself.

details
Beatles and Rolling Stones negatives go under the hammer - Thursday, September 05, 2013

A group of original negatives featuring some of the world's greatest pop and rock icons is to be auctioned at Addison's Autumn Catalogue Sale on Saturday 7 September. Dating from the 1960s and 1970s, the negatives capture stage shots and informal moments with legendary bands like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Rod Stewart, The Jacksons and Cliff Richard.

details
Julian Lennon recreates Imagine shoot - Thursday, September 05, 2013

JULIAN LENNON has recreated his father John's iconic image in the promo for classic track IMAGINE by posing for photographs at a white grand piano. The musician/artist invited his close pal, socialite Tamara Beckwith, and a snapper inside his holiday home in the south of France for a feature in Hello! magazine.

details
Paul McCartney says wife Linda saved him from nervous breakdown during Beatles split - Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Paul McCartney has revealed that his wife Linda "saved" him from a nervous breakdown during the demise of The Beatles in 1969.
The revelation comes in a forthcoming biography titled Man On The Run: Paul McCartney In The 1970s, which is to be published on Friday (September 6). In the book, author Tom Doyle writes that McCartney suffered a massive crisis of confidence as the band were splitting up and fled to his farm in Scotland.

details
Beatles albums finally go platinum - Tuesday, September 03, 2013

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.

details
Lennon infidelity led to split: Ono - Monday, September 02, 2013

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.

details
Sold for £10.2m - flats in Beatles' old HQ - Monday, September 02, 2013

Five flats in the former HQ of The Beatles’ Apple Records label in Baker Street have been sold to Middle Eastern investors just four weeks after the launch, for £10.2 million.

details
Retirement? No, "Everything's New Baby" - Paul McCartney's In Good Spirits - Sunday, September 01, 2013

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.

details
 First ... Previous 90 91 92 93 94 Next ... Last