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Top 20 Things That Happened In 1980

Today’s Flasback ’80s Song of The Day in honor of  Jack FM’s Flashback Prom with A Flock Of Seagulls is “What I Like About You” by none other than The Romantics themselves. The song came out in 1980, […]

05/06/2014

Paul McCartney (Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Paul McCartney Talks ’70s Beatles Reunion Offers in KROQ Interview

Paul McCartney called into Los Angeles’s KROQ (a Radio.com station) during the Kevin and Bean show this morning to plug his current “Out There” tour, which hits Dodger Stadium on Aug. 10. During their conversation, they discussed everything from the Beatles to Dave Grohl to his daughter’s musical taste.

05/06/2014

John Lennon in Cannes on May 17, 1971 (AFP/Getty Images)

Dentist To Attempt To Clone John Lennon

This can’t be the guy John Lennon had in mind when he wrote “Doctor Robert”. We’ve written in the past about Dr. Michael Zuk, the Canadian dentist who bought one of John’s teeth at an […]

04/10/2014

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John Lennon’s Short Drawings, Doodles and Short Stories Going Up For Auction

The collection is called “You Might Well Arsk,” and that’s not a typo.

03/24/2014

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr (Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Celebrating The Beatles on Ed Sullivan 50 Years Later, With a Little Help From Reunited Eurythmics, Perry, Grohl & Wonder

The Eurythmics also reunited; Stevie Wonder, Joe Walsh, Dave Grohl were among other performers.

01/28/2014

The Beatles in 1964 (Getty Images)

Not Fade Away: ‘Meet The Beatles’ Holds Up, 50 Years On

We take a look at the album that helped the Beatles to take over America.

01/20/2014

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Music Movies Now Streaming: Green Day, US Festival, Independent Record Shop Docs

To save you the grunt work of tracking down these hard-to-find concert films and docs, here’s a look at the most noteworthy music-related titles newly available to stream.

01/13/2014

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John Lennon Was Bad Boy, Detention Sheets On Sale Prove It

According to some detention sheets from 1955, Beatle John Lennon wasn’t always the peace-loving mild-mannered boy that everyone imagined. At the tender age of 15-years-old, Lennon was punished at Liverpool’s Quarry Bank High School for […]

11/11/2013

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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