Tag Archives: The Beatles

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 ...

WATCH: Sheridan Smith as Cilla Black (plus Beatles)

ITV have a new three-part drama on the way this fall, in which they profile the life and career of the British broadcasting powerhouse Cilla Black.

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 ...

7 Clips We Want to See in Ron Howard’s Beatles Documentary

Yesterday (July 16) it was announced that Ron Howard will direct and produce a new Beatles documentary, with the full authority of the band themselves. It’s devoted to the years in which they were a functioning, gigging ...

WATCH: Sir Paul McCartney Helps Two Fans Get Engaged

Having only just resumed his “Out There” world tour in Albany, New York following a two-month absence due to illness, you’d think Sir Paul McCartney might settle for a quiet time of it. Instead, however, the legendary ...

10 Very British References in Beatles Songs

This week sees the 50th anniversary of the Beatles era-defining first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. If one moment could be said to illustrate how completely they managed to up-end popular culture, it is this one.

What Would Beatles Albums Have Been Like If They Had Never Split Up?

Every fan has played this game from time to time. How would subsequent Beatles albums have sounded if they had managed to put aside their differences in 1969 and kept working together as a unit?

Five Unlikely (But Great) Beatles Covers

To cover a Beatles song and make it worse is deceptively easy. Bad Beatles cover songs are everywhere, from William Shatner’s unhinged assault on “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds” to Peter Seller’s arch and ...

Five Songs That Contributed to the Moral Decay of Great Britain

Are you feeling naughty? Feeling like crossing a few boundaries, breaking a few taboos? Well it’s practically the weekend, why shouldn’t you?

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Doctor Shoe

Yesterday, the Twelfth Doctor’s new outfit was revealed, and it’s very swish indeed. A navy, black and red affair with a crisp white shirt and the most extravagant cuffs on a Doctor since the heady days of the dandy Jon ...