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The Beatles’ previously unreleased acoustic version of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” surfaces: Stream

This year, the surviving members of The Beatles are celebrating the 50th anniversary of their iconic White Album with an expansive deluxe reissue. Due out November 9th via their own Apple Corps Ltd. and Capitol/UMe, it boasts a generous helping of previously unreleased material, including 27 (!) early acoustic demos and 50 (!) session takes. Ahead of its

Paul McCartney talks Egypt Station, John Lennon’s role in The Beatles’ breakup, and more in Howard Stern interview

Later this week, Sir Paul McCartney celebrates the unveiling of Egypt Station, his seventeenth (!) solo album. In the lead-up to the big release day, the former Beatle guested on Howard Stern’s SiriusXM radio show this afternoon. As Variety reports, over the course of their lengthy, 90-minute chat, McCartney talked about The Beatles’ early days

Paul McCartney plays secret gig at old Liverpool club where Beatles first cut their chops

Paul McCartney returned to The Beatles’ early stomping grounds for an intimate surprise concert today (July 26th). The music legend traveled to Liverpool to play at Cavern Club, a small space where the Fab Four were believed to have performed almost 300 times in the 1960s during the start of the Beatlemania craze. Tickets were

'We Hate You': Pattie Boyd Recalls Jealous, Hair-Pulling Beatles Fans

When you’ve inspired classic songs like the Beatles’ “Something” and Eric Clapton’s “Layla” and “Wonderful Tonight,” the label of “muse” can’t be far behind. It’s a role that Pattie Boyd, whose marriages to the two rockers have fascinated fans for decades, relished — but there was also a dark side. In a new interview for Harper’s Bazaar,

Beatles For Sale: 60 Fab Magazine Ads From 1963-2000

The Beatles’ image was almost as important to the marketing of the group as the music. In the gallery below, we’re looking at how the Fab Four were promoted in magazine ads over the years. A large percentage of the ads we’ve found come from their earliest days. This wasn’t only because they were putting

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