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The Beatles album ‘Live At The BBC’ was a revelation. A compilation of ‘lost’ radio sessions from the early ’60s that was released in 1994, it showed off the side of the band that their recorded career took ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on August 9th, 2013
Let’s take a quick poll:
Who wants to buy a pair of leather trousers? OK, now of the people who just said yes, who wants to buy a pair of leather trousers that are over 50 years old, and have been worn by two previous owners?
Clearly there was something in the water on the 5th of October 1962, not one but two globeshaking British cultural institutions, the kind of worldwide brands that came to define how the nation was perceived from the outside and the ...
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on October 2nd, 2012
If you have the slightest knowledge of pop music history, you know this is epic: Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney and Motown founder Berry Gordy, Jr. thumping a piano together, dashing off an impromptu performance of Barret ...
Note: please don’t read this unless you’re sure you don’t want to see the opening ceremony in full, we’d hate to ruin the surprises in store.
By Paul Hechinger | Posted on July 16th, 2012
Perhaps Paul McCartney should be used to having the plug pulled on his concerts by now. After all, the Beatles’ last public appearance, captured in the movie Let It Be, was a 1969 rooftop performance that was shut down by police who ...
On Monday night (June 4), London’s Buckingham Palace morphed into a pop venue as some of the most famous names in music performed for the Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign.
Last night, the Grammy awards threw up not one, not two but THREE threads of total Twitter insanity, coming largely from the internal monologues of people who haven’t really been paying attention at the university of life.
Beatles anniversaries are never too far away, given the amount of very, very noteworthy things the band achieved in such a short time, but it’s always worth stopping for ten minutes or so to look once again at the footage of ...
Sir Paul McCartney has a new album out next week, in which he pays tribute to the masters of romantic songwriting from the era before his own, with a little help from such friends as Eric Clapton, Stevie Wonder and Diana Krall. But ...