The Beatles were an English rock band that formed in Liverpool, in 1960. With John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the greatest and most influential act of the rock era. Rooted in skiffle and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented with several genres, ranging from pop ballads to psychedelic rock, often incorporating classical elements in innovative ways. In the early 1960s, their enormous popularity first emerged as “Beatlemania”, but as their songwriting grew in sophistication, they came to be perceived by fans and cultural observers as an embodiment of the ideals shared by the era’s sociocultural revolutions.
Julian Lennon Sets The Record Straight About The Beatles’ Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds - VIDEO
Access HW Music, 2013-12-04 23:28:35
The Beatles song “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” has been rumored to have been about the drug LSD. Now, John Lennon’s son, Julian Lennon, sets the record straight about the song. So, what’s it really about?
The best Beatles story of all? It may belong to Ringo Starr
LA Times Entertainme, 2013-12-02 19:31:00
During my recent interview with author Mark Lewisohn about his monumental new biography of the Beatles, “Tune In: The Beatles: All These Years,” he very briefly let slip a comment that might qualify as favoritism, something that doesn’t figure into the book itself, an even-handed, deeply researched account not only ...
Yoko Ono compares being blamed for Beatles split to beingaccused of murder
MSNBC Entertainment, 2013-12-02 16:31:24
She's a musician, songwriter and outspoken peace activist, but for many, Yoko Ono is best known as the woman who marked the beginning of the end of The Beatles.