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Beatles Promoter Tony Calder Dies at 74

Tony Calder, a promoter who helped the Beatles to their first hit before signing Black Sabbath and Fleetwood Mac to label deals, has died at age 74. His death was confirmed by the BBC and producer Andrew Loog Oldham, with whom Calder started Immediate Records in the ’60s. The BBC said Calder died of complications from pneumonia

Are the Beatles Declining in Popularity?

As sales of music across the board continue to decline in favor of streaming, another manner of determining an act’s popularity is by seeing how often people search for them on Google and YouTube. By that metric, it would seem that the Beatles are decidedly less popular than they were a decade ago. Digital Music

Liam Gallagher, Aerosmith’s Joe Perry join Foo Fighters to cover The Beatles’ “Come Together”: Watch

Yesterday marked the stacked one-day festival that was the Foo Fighters‘ Cal JAM, which found artists like Queens of the Stone Age, Babes in Toyland, Cage the Elephant, and Wolf Alice descend upon San Bernardino, California. Also on the lineup was Liam Gallagher, who joined the Foos during their closing set for a rocking rendition