The Beatles

50 Years Ago, Huge Backlash After John Lennon Says The Beatles Were 'Bigger Than Jesus'

On July 29th, 1966, the American teen magazine Datebook republished a statement John Lennon made on March 4th in an interview with the London Evening Standard that echoed forever in The Beatles ' history in which he says that the Beatles were "more popular than Jesus." Another one of Lennon's...
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How Well Do You Know Ringo Starr?

Being the drummer of The Beatles , one of the list legendary rock bands of all time, Ringo Starr will also go down for being one of the most talented and influential drummers of his generation. But other than being the Beatles' drummer and having a successful solo career, how well do you think you...
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Paul McCartney Seeks To Regain Beatles Song Rights

As we all know, the song rights to The Beatles ' music catalogue were sold to the late Michael Jackson . Jackson and Paul McCartney were making music together at the time when he purchased ATV Music, which owned all of the songs written by McCartney and John Lennon for $47.5 million in 1985. Now...
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What Would The Beatles Have Sounded Like Without George Martin?

If Brian Epstein hadn't pressed George Martin to listen to the little band from Liverpool he managed, and they ended up with some other producer, what would they have sounded like? It's hard to imagine The Beatles sounding any other way. They may have just been another English pop group like Gerry...
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Sir George Martin, the loss of a musical legend, the fifth Beatle.

Who was George Martin? If you have to ask that question, you don't really know very much about music, and certainly not much about Rock 'n'Roll. George Martin, was the 5th Beatle. We have created a beautiful tribute reel of 3-mins with many of the artists and producers from the series talking about...
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Legendary Beatles Producer George Martin Passes Away At 90

Often referred to as the "fifth Beatle, " acclaimed music producer Sir George Martin passed away at the age of 90. Official details surrounding his cause of death have not been released, but the news of his passing was announced by Beatles drummer Ringo Starr via his Twitter account. "God bless...
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50 Years Ago, John Lennon Drops The "Bigger Than Jesus" Comment

In an article published in the London Evening Standard on March 4th, 1966, Beatles frontman John Lennon made a few comments that would cause a firestorm of controversy that would be branded on Lennon for the rest of his life. In an article written by Maureen Cleave titled "How Does A Beatle Live?"...
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Will There Ever Be The Next Beatles or KISS? Gene Simmons Says No.

With the next group of modern rock bands looming over the horizon, KISS bassist Gene Simmons was asked if there will be a new band that could parallel KISS or The Beatles , and he doesn't believe that there ever will be. Although he says that he admires modern pop stars like Taylor Swift and Katy...
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Keith Richards says Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper" Album is 'Rubbish'

Many Beatles fans will agree that the band's " Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band " album as one of the Beatles' greatest albums. Well, Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones disagrees, regarding it as "rubbish." Richards, who is releasing his first solo album in 23 years " Crosseyed Heart" ,...
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Dave Grohl & Paul McCartney Perform Beatles Classics

What happens when you put two of the nicest guys in Rock n' Roll on stage together? A great show, that's what! At a recent concert at the 02 Arena in London, Sir Paul McCartney surprised audience members by reuniting with "Cut Me Some Slack" collaborator, Foo Fighter frontman, and rock buddy Dave...
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