On Feb. 9, 1964, the world of rock music — and American culture in general — was turned upside down by the Beatles‘ debut performance on The Ed Sullivan Show.
Toledo, Ohio, has a well-known minor league baseball team named the Mud Hens, but on June 16 you may want to call them “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts ball club.”
Christmas has come early for Beatles fans this year with the publication of Mark Lewisohn's complete unedited version of his groundbreaking first volume of his trilogy on the group, All Those Years, Vol 1 - Tune In.
Late Beatles legend George Harrison's complete catalog of solo albums will be released in a new box set, "The Vinyl Collection", on February 24.
For those of us who dream of owning something with strong Beatles connections, try this one on for size -- a 1980 Porsche 928 sports car that once belonged to George Harrison is heading to auction.
Today (Friday) would have been George Harrison's 74th birthday and his estate has a gift for you - a new box set.
Last June, Mattel partnered with The Beatles to introduce a collection of Hot Wheels cars inspired by their 1968 animated film Yellow Submarine. Now the toy company has released a new series of Hot Wheels based on five of the band’s classic albums.
The toys feature designs inspired by The Beatles’ 1968 self-titled record, a.k.a. The White Album; Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band; Rubber Soul; Magical Mystery Tour; and the U.S. version of the A Hard Day’s Night soundtrack. Each car’s packaging also includes a miniature replica of the album cover that corresponds to the vehicle’s design.
The vehicle models are based on different types of Hot Wheels cars, with The White Album being a “Hiway Hauler”; Sgt. Pepper’s, a “’67 Austin Mini Van”; Rubber Soul, a “Ford Transit Super Van”; Magical Mystery Tour, a “Haulin’ Gas”; and A Hard Day’s Night, a “Dairy Delivery.”
The Beatles Hot Wheels are priced at $4.99 and can be found at stores across the U.S. For more info, visit HotWheels.Mattel.com.
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Here's news to make any Beatles fan smile: Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr recorded together over the weekend.
A blue plaque honoring the late George Harrison was unveiled on Tuesday on the site of a home in the London suburb of Esher, where the former Beatles guitarist resided from 1964 to 1970.
Ringo Starr is heading back on the road with his All-Starr Band this fall.
Ringo Starr's song "Now the Time Has Come" was recorded in conjunction with the International Day of Peace and released in September. Today (Jan 20th) the song will become available for free download.
London’s Sunday Times recently reported that The Beatles are planning to release a deluxe reissue of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band in honor of the influential album’s 50th anniversary, and now comes word that Ringo Starr has heard the updated record and thinks it sounds great.
Last year we learned that Paul McCartney would have a role in the fifth installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
Sony/ATV Music Publishing has finally responded to the lawsuitPaul McCartney filed against it in January to regain the control of songs he wrote in the '60s.
The story of the drummer who filled in for Ringo Starr in June 1964 is one big step closer to becoming a movie.
It seems as though the Beatles will put some extra effort into the 50th anniversary reissue of 1967's Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
An unauthorized documentary hopes to take advantage of the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' Sgt. Pepperalbum.