The Beatles

RIP Cilla Black: Five of Her Greatest Hits

The British singer and TV star Cilla Black died yesterday (August 2), aged 72. And tributes and quotes have been coming in from some of the many people she worked with in a 50-year career as one of the nation’s favorite …

English Singer Joe Cocker Dies at 70

It already feels like 2014 has been a particularly acute year for the loss of brilliant and talented folk — but sadly, we have another to add to the list, as it’s been announced that the great singer/songwriter Joe Cocker has …

What Should We Call the Royal Baby?

Today, that portion of the English-speaking world that has a fondness for Britain is abuzz with the news that the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant with her second child.

Snapshot: 12 Photos of Liverpool, England

Perhaps most famous now as the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a historic port city on the North-West coast of England, which throughout the nineteenth century was at the center of Britain’s shipping trade. Nowadays …

Beetles Eat George Harrison's Memorial Tree

George Harrison was not a man to be overly impressed by ceremony, and he did have a definite soft spot for comedy, so you have to assume he’d have loved the story doing the rounds of the internet right now about the fate of a tree …