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2012 Artists In Review: The Beatles

As 2012 comes to a close, we’re revisiting the year’s biggest stories through the lens of some of our station’s biggest artists. Status: Yep, still broken up. New Albums Released: Two – one from each surviving […]

12/27/2012

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Beatles Fans Set Record In Honor Of 50th Anniversary Of “Love Me Do”

The Beatles’ entire catalog remains one of the most enduring groups of songs in popular culture. Their first single “Love Me Do,” the song is still fun and vibrant 50 years after its original U.K. release. To celebrate the occasion, fans gathered in Liverpool’s docks Friday afternoon to set a new world record for the most Beatles fans singing “Love Me Do” in a round.

10/05/2012

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5 Things We’d Like To See On The Beatles Cruise

This March, the fourth annual Beatles cruise will once again set sail from Ft. Lauderdale headed toward the Bahamas, aboard the world’s largest cruise ship. And we have a few ideas for the cruise’s organizers.

08/22/2012

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Roll On! The Beatles’ ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ Movie Gets Rerelease

Bonus features include new interviews with Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, as well as other members of the cast and crew; McCartney also recorded audio commentary. Other features include music videos of “Your Mother Should Know,” “Blue Jay Way,” “The Fool On The Hill.”

08/22/2012

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Paul McCartney Honors Victor Spinetti, Deceased Actor From Beatles Movies

As Paul McCartney celebrates his 70th birthday this week, he also mourns the passing of British actor Victor Spinetti, the only person other than the Fab Four to appear in all three Beatles movies. “Victor […]

06/21/2012

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On The Charts: Beastie Boys Re-Enter Top 20, Lionel Richie Falls Further

Following the death of Beastie Boys member Adam “MCA” Yauch last week, the pioneering hip-hop group re-enters the Billboard 200 album chart this week. The band’s 1986 debut Licensed To Ill, the first rap to […]

05/09/2012

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First U.S. Beatles Concert To Be Shown On Big Screen

Two days after their historic performance on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Beatles performed their first U.S. concert at the Washington Coliseum. Cheap seats went for $2, with the better ones commanding $4. Over 8,000 […]

04/25/2012

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George Harrison’s Lost ‘Here Comes the Sun’ Guitar Solo Finds the Light Of Day

When Martin Scorsese’s “George Harrison: Living In The Material World” documentary finally sees its home video release May 1st, Beatle fanatics will likely find interest in some of the DVD extras. Among them is a […]

03/28/2012

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Scorsese’s “Living in the Material World” Is An Alternate Journey Through George Harrison’s Life

Scorsese prevails all assumptions of George Harrison in his documentary “Living in the Material World”. George’s widow Olivia Harrison produced the documentary with Scorsese in order to precisely manifest his life. As the self-declared recluse […]

10/14/2011

From The Vault: McCartney And Harrison On The Death Of Lennon

Getty Images It was a tremendous shock to the world when [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Lennon[/lastfm] was shot and killed on December 8, 1980–an event that took place 30 years ago today. Lennon was only 40 years […]

12/07/2010

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