Articles Tagged 'The Beatles'

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Driving Playlist: 13 Songs to Rev You Up

There’s a reason that carmakers emphasize audio systems so much in their sales pitches: car music is an important soundtrack in many people’s lives. Similarly, songs about cars are more than just tunes to drive to—they’re about hopes and dreams, with roads as metaphors for where people have come from and where they’re going. Car […]

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The Rise of the Visual Album: How ‘Lemonade’ Stacks Up

The release of Beyoncé‘s Lemonade on Saturday (April 23) has ushered in an era when we talk about “watching” an album, but it’s been a long time coming. Artists have tinkered with the form of the visual album, or music film, since the dawn of pop music. But which were most successful? And how does Bey’s fit in? We […]

FRESNO, CA – APRIL 13:  Paul McCartney performs on Opening Night of the One On One Tour at Save Mart Center on April 13, 2016 in Fresno, California.

WATCH: Paul McCartney Plays Beatles Classic for First Time Solo

Sir Paul McCartney‘s world tour kicked off in Fresno on Wednesday (April 13), with the setlist including “A Hard Day’s Night” and “Love Me Do” for the first time since 1965. The title track of The Beatles‘ third album was last performed in concert at the Cow Palace in Daly City, California on August 31, 1965, […]

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The 10 Most Stylish Bands of All Time

Style isn’t the same as fashion. It’s as much about the ability to carry off someone else’s visual nightmare with panache as it is about always picking the exact right thing to wear in any circumstance. Although, it can also be about finding the look that works for you and sticking to it, come what […]

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Beatles Arrive on Music Streaming Services for Christmas

Joy to the world! Should there be anyone who likes the Beatles, or would like to like the Beatles, but can’t listen to the Beatles on the modern music streaming services like Apple Music, Spotify and whatnot because the Beatles aren’t available on those selfsame streaming services, well, there’s a Christmas present heading your way, […]

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Reader’s Choice: Top 10 John Lennon Songs of All-Time

This article was originally posted on October 9, 2010 to mark what would have been Lennon’s 70th birthday. We’re re-posting on October 9, 2015 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Lennon’s birth. The songs in the piece were selected by Anglophenia reader votes. Top 10s like this are always a tough read. Even if you […]

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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 broadcasters. Some go right back to her earliest performances, as a young Beatles fan […]

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RIP Cynthia Lennon: the First Lady of Beatlemania

Cynthia Lennon, one of the few people with a perfect ringside seat to the phenomenon of the Beatles, first wife of John and mother of Julian, has died at the age of 75. She had been suffering from cancer. A message on Julian’s website said that he had been “at her bedside throughout,” and thanked […]

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