A Very Special Christmas, the prestigious holiday music series that benefits Special Olympics, will celebrate its 26th season with a collection of really big chestnuts. A Very Special Christmas: ICON, out Oct. 15 on Universal Music Enterprises, serves up 11 tracks by John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Rod Stewart, Sting, Aretha Franklin, Elvis and other A-list artists, some previous contributors and others on board for the first time.
The Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. announced Saturday afternoon that director Richard Lester, who helmed the influential classic Beatles' film musicals, 1964's "A Hard Day's Night" and 1965's "Help!," is the recipient of the organization's career achievement honor.
Sir Paul McCartney has told Sky News there was nothing wrong with Miley Cyrus' bump and grind moves at the MTV awards, saying: "Come on, we've seen worse than that!" The former Beatle told Sky presenter Charlotte Hawkins he was also happy for his 10-year-old daughter to watch the singer's twerking dance moves she has become synonymous with.
Elton John has discussed his former drug use, revealed how he once hid from legendary artist Andy Warhol during a cocaine binge with Beatles icon, John Lennon. The 'Rocket Man' star has spoken openly during his career about his former addiction problems, but has now revealed how Lennon's paranoia led the duo to ignore Warhol when he turned up at a hotel room in which the two were partying.
71-year-old Paul McCartney comes off effortlessly contemporary as well as hummably Beatle-esque when it suits him in this well-crafted new album. Great, just what the world needs: more enthusiasm for something Beatles-related.
On Oct. 11, 1971, John Lennon released "Imagine," which would go on to become one of the most performed songs of the 20th century. The single rose to the top of the Billboard 100 in both the United States and the United Kingdom, and has continued to earn accolades since.
October 10, 2013 (New York, NY) – Theatre Within, the grassroots non-profit behind the annual celebration of John Lennon in NYC, today announced the line-up for the 33rd Annual John Lennon Tribute on Friday, December 6 at 8pm at Symphony Space in New York City,
Stockton’s Globe Theatre is to receive a grant of nearly £4 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help re-open the venue. The grade-II listed art deco theatre in Stockton-on-Tees will be redeveloped using £3,992,000 to create a 2,500-capacity live music and comedy venue.
Sir Paul McCartney has accused The Rolling Stones for copying The Beatles during their ascent to success in the sixties. The unstoppable star has been quoted as saying that The Beatles' former rivals copied their career trajectory and even their dress sense during their heyday. "That is the truth. Look at the history: