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The Beatles at the EMI studios in Abbey Road preparing for ‘Our World’, a live TV show broadcast to 24 countries worldwide in 1967. (BIPs/Getty Images)

Book Report: ‘Beatles Vs. Stones’ Through the Lens of ’60s Politics

Hardcore fans of either band will be at least tangentially aware of many of the points of comparison addressed by McMillian. But the author, who is an expert on American radicalism and has written another ’60s-focused book, Smoking Typewriters: The Sixties Underground Press and the Rise of Alternative Media in America, tackles one aspect of the Beatles vs. Stones debate you rarely see addressed: their political activism vs. the public’s perception of it.

11/05/2013

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Paul McCartney Mends Rift with Yoko, Still Talks to John Lennon

“I thought, ‘If John loved her, there’s got to be something,” he said of Ono, whom he also called a “badass.” “He’s not stupid. It’s like, what are you going to do? Are you going to hold a grudge you never really had?”

10/25/2013

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Soon You Can “Jam” With John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, or Freddie Mercury Via Hologram

Just like we foresaw in almost every Sci-Fi ’80s film featuring a nerdy teenage boy prodigy, musicians won’t have to “exist” anymore. Soon, they can just be chillin’ in their mansion on the moon drinking […]

10/18/2013

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Dentist Who Owns Late Beatles Tooth Is Trying To Clone John Lennon

If you think you’re weird, you probably are, but this guy is infinitely weirder. Michael Zuk, a dentist who purchased John Lennon’s tooth at an auction in 2011, claims that with this biological piece of […]

08/23/2013

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True Blood Music Recap: A Jailbreak, A Funeral & A Beatles Song

Over the course of its five seasons, True Blood has consistently been one of the best shows on television, not only for fans of vampires but for music fans as well. Each episode is named after a […]

08/12/2013

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Not Fade Away: The Beatles’ ‘Please Please Me’ LP Turns 50

In Not Fade Away, we take a look at the legacy of some of the greatest albums of the past few decades – some iconic, some lesser known – as they celebrate significant anniversaries. Here, […]

03/25/2013

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Ozzy The Great & Powerful: 10 WTF Music Moments

This week sees the release of the Wizard of Oz prequel, Oz The Great and Powerful, in which Oscar Diggs (played by James Franco) – a “magician” with dubious ethics lacking any actual sorcerer’s powers […]

03/08/2013

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12 Questions Google Assumes You Have About The Beatles

No matter how big of a Beatles fan you may be, there are still little bits of information about your favorite Liverpudlians you won’t know. That’s why Google is beautiful. This powerful tool will search […]

02/14/2013

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John Lennon Culprit Behind Various Criminal Activities In Brazil

Love is all you need? Yeah, right. Not if you’re named John Lennon and you live in Brazil. At least four people in recent weeks with a variation on the name of the famous Beatle […]

02/06/2013

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Jukebox Jury: Should Artists’ Careers Continue After Death?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: When our musical idols passed away in generations past, they left behind […]

02/05/2013

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