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Wilco – “Don’t Let Me Down” & “Dig A Pony” (The Beatles Covers)

Yesterday, at the behest of a giant corporation, Katy Perry covered the Beatles. Today, Wilco are doing something similar. Perry’s version of “All You Need Is Love” is part of a Gap ad campaign. You might not hear Wilco’s versions of “Don’t Let Me Down” and “Dig A Pony” in any TV commercials, but their covers are coming out today as Amazon Music’s [RE]DISCOVER campaign, which is focusing on the Let It Be-era Beatles this month. There’s not a whole lot of functional difference between what both ...
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Katy Perry – “All You Need Is Love” (The Beatles Cover)

The Beatles’ starry-eyed 1967 single “All You Need Is Love” is almost certainly the worst of that band’s 20 #1 hits. Today, the song reaches a sort of logical conclusion. Katy Perry, someone with a whole lot of #1 hits herself, has covered “All You Need Is Love” for a Gap ad campaign.
Tags: Music, The Beatles, Katy Perry, New Music, Mark Romanek

‘Midas Man’: First Look at Jacob Fortune-Lloyd as Beatles Manager Brian Epstein, ‘Outlander’s’ Rosie Day to Play Cilla Black

“Midas Man,” the biopic about legendary music manager Brian Epstein, has begun shooting in Liverpool, U.K., giving fans the first look at Jacob Fortune-Lloyd’s transformation into the title role (above left). The actor, who has starred in “Medici” and “The Queen’s Gambit,” will portray the always dapper Epstein in the StudioPOW and Trevor Beattie Films […]
Tags: News, Global, The Beatles, Cilla Black, Epstein, Medici, Brian Epstein, Trevor Beattie, Liverpool U K, Jacob Fortune Lloyd

Nasa’s Lucy rockets into the sky with diamonds to explore asteroids

Spacecraft with name inspired by a skeleton and the Beatles, and with lab-grown gems, starts 12-year questA Nasa spacecraft named Lucy has rocketed into the sky with diamonds on a 12-year quest to explore eight asteroids.Seven of the mysterious space rocks are among swarms of asteroids sharing Jupiter’s orbit, thought to be the pristine leftovers of planetary formation. Continue reading...
Tags: Space, Florida, Science, The Beatles, World news, US news, Nasa, Asteroids, Jupiter, Ringo Starr, Lucy

The Beatles’ ‘Let It Be’ Deluxe Edition Brightens and Expands the Group’s Swan Song: Album Review

Fifty-one years later, how do we appraise “Let It Be,” the Beatles’ swan song, the document of their breakup, the one that the bandmembers themselves initially disliked so much that Paul McCartney took legal action and John Lennon dubbed it a salvage job from “the shittiest load of badly recorded shit — and with a […]
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The Beatles Land on TikTok With Dozens of Songs

Get back! The Beatles, one of the most iconic rock groups ever, have officially joined TikTok. For the first time, TikTok creators will be able to officially soundtrack their videos with 36 of The Beatles’ most popular songs. Those include the 12 songs from “Let It Be,” including hits like “Get Back,” “Across the Universe” […]
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The Beatles Unveil Dramatic New Trailer for ‘Get Back’ Documentary

To judge by the first footage to be aired from the Beatles’ forthcoming “Get Back” documentary — created by “Lord of the Rings” director Peter Jackson from the 50-year-old footage from the group’s swan-song “Let It Be” movie — it would be a counter-narrative to the depressing “Let It Be” film. Where that film depicted the group’s […]
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The Beatles: Get Back Trailer Debuts For Disney+ Docuseries

Disney+ has finally released the official trailer for Peter Jackson’s long-in-development documentary The Beatles: Get Back, teasing the most intimate and honest glimpse into the creative process and relationship between John, Paul, George, and Ringo ever filmed. The three-part documentary series is scheduled to roll out over three days starting from November 25 through November 27, just in time for Thanksgiving. The Beatles: Get Back trailer, which you can check out below along with the poster,...
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Watch A Trailer For Peter Jackson’s Beatles Documentary Get Back

For a while now, Peter Jackson — perhaps best-known as the lord of the Lord Of The Rings extended film universe — has been working on a documentary about the recording sessions for the Beatles’ final album Let It Be. The Beatles: Get Back was originally supposed to be a movie, but a few months back we learned that it would instead be a six-hour Disney+ series, which will be doled out on the streaming service in two-hour installments over Thanksgiving weekend. Sounds like a great thing to bond ov...
Tags: Music, News, Disney, The Beatles, Peter Jackson

Get Back Trailer: Peter Jackson Lets The Beatles Be In Disney+ Docuseries

Disney+ has released the official trailer and key art for director Peter Jackson's upcoming three-part docuseries "The Beatles: Get Back," which is set to roll out just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday on November 25, 26, and 27, 2021. The footage gives a unique, unfiltered look at The Beatles during the January 1969 recording sessions for what would become their final released album "Let It Be" ("Abbey Road" was recorded after but came out earlier).Said footage is derived from director Mich...
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Paul McCartney reveals who broke up The Beatles

When the biggest band in British musical history, the Beatles, broke up in 1970, fans pointed the finger at co-lead vocalist Paul McCartney.
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McCartney reveals who broke up The Beatles

When the biggest band in British musical history, the Beatles, broke up in 1970, fans pointed the finger at co-lead vocalist Paul McCartney.
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‘It was John who wanted a divorce’: McCartney sets the record straight on Beatles split

Rock history has painted Paul McCartney as the man who broke up the band. Now he reveals that it was Lennon who was first to look for a way outIt remains the most analysed break-up in rock history: the one that set the template. When the Beatles split more than 50 years ago and Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr went their separate ways, it was McCartney who shouldered most of the blame.But now McCartney is setting the record straight for good. “I didn’t instigate the s...
Tags: Music, John Lennon, The Beatles, UK News, Culture, Paul Mccartney, Radio 4, John, Ringo Starr, Mccartney, Lennon, Johnny, Paul McCartney John Lennon George Harrison

Dave Grohl Shares Storyteller Chapter About The Greatest Night Of His Musical Life

Dave Grohl just published his book The Storyteller, a memoir of sorts comprising narrative snapshots from his life and career. The project began during the pandemic with the Instagram account @davestruestories, which in turn evolved into a blog, also called Dave’s True Stories. Today one of the stories in the book has made its way back to that blog.
Tags: Music, News, Foo Fighters, Dhani Harrison, George Harrison, The Beatles, Dave, Paul Mccartney, Dave Grohl, Ringo Starr, George Martin, Ravi Shankar

Ringo Starr, Matt Cameron, Nandi Bushell Among 100 Drummers to ‘Come Together’ for Beatles Cover to End Hunger

More than 100 of the most revered drummers in music, including Ringo Starr, Matt Cameron, Stewart Copeland, Steve Gadd, Jim Keltner, Jon Fishman, Max Weinberg, Carmine Appice, Nicko McBrain and 11-year-old sensation Nandi Bushell, have teamed for a new cover of The Beatles’ “Come Together” as part of WhyHunger’s “Drum Together” campaign, which aims to […]
Tags: News, The Beatles, Ringo Starr, Nandi Bushell, Ringo Starr Matt Cameron Nandi Bushell

Unreleased John Lennon recording sells for £43,000 in Denmark

Song and interview were recorded by Danish schoolboys during Lennon and Yoko Ono’s stay in Thy in 1970A cassette tape recording of an interview by Danish schoolboys with John Lennon and Yoko Ono in which the Beatles star sings a previously unreleased song has been sold at auction in Copenhagen for £43,000.The 33-minute audio track was recorded by four teenagers as part of a report for their school magazine in January 1970, just months before the Beatles announced their breakup. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Music, John Lennon, The Beatles, World news, Yoko Ono, Culture, Denmark, Copenhagen, Beatles, Lennon

Beatles on the brink: the truth about the Fab Four’s final days

The director’s new documentary weaves together hours of unseen footage to dispel many myths about the band’s final weeks. John Harris, who was involved in the project, tells the inside storyOn paper, the idea looked brilliant. In the opening weeks of January 1969, the Beatles were working up new songs for a televised concert, and being filmed as they did so. Where the event would take place was unclear – but as rehearsals at Twickenham film studios went on, one of their associates came up with t...
Tags: Books, Music, Film, John Lennon, Disney, George Harrison, The Beatles, Yoko Ono, Culture, Pop and rock, Paul Mccartney, Libya, Peter Jackson, Music Documentary, Ringo Starr, Mediterranean

‘The Beatles and India’ Sold to HBO Max, BritBox North America, Channel 4 – Global Bulletin

SALES Abacus Media Rights has sold documentary “The Beatles and India” to HBO Max for Latin America, BritBox North America for the U.S. and Canada, Channel 4 for the U.K., Foxtel for Australia, Channel One for Russia, and A Contracorriente Films for Spain, with more deals in the pipeline. Inspired by Ajoy Bose’s “book Across […]
Tags: Asia, News, Russia, India, Global, The Beatles, Spain, Contracorriente Films, HBO Max, Abacus Media Rights, Global Bulletin, HBO Max BritBox North America Channel, U K Foxtel for Australia Channel One, Ajoy Bose

Yebba Is The Real Deal

You could be forgiven for assuming Yebba is British. The singer born Abbey Smith — her stage name is Abbey backwards — is working in a hip-hop-adjacent retro soul realm that, in the 21st century, has been dominated by English singers like Amy Winehouse, Duffy, and Adele. One listen to “Boomerang,” the most decidedly Winehouse-esque throwback on Yebba’s debut album Dawn, is enough to clue you in to Back To Black producer Mark Ronson’s involvement. But no, Yebba is not from the UK. She’s from Arka...
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"The pay was 9 pounds — about $17. With two young children to feed, she showed up at 8:30 p.m. to tune her harp and was handed a piece of sheet music."

Only later did she learn that the notes she played were to be the intro on 'She’s Leaving Home' by the Beatles.... Mrs. Bromberg’s harp intro and rhythm, backed by a full string section, set the poignant tone of the track before Paul McCartney (who recorded separately) began the lyric 'Wednesday morning at 5 o’clock as the day begins.'...  She played harp on two early James Bond films starring Sean Connery — 'Dr. No' (1962) and 'Goldfinger' (1964)... She also performed the solo intro to the 1976...
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Stream Drake’s New Album Certified Lover Boy

It’s been more than a year since Drake released “Laugh Now, Cry Later,” which was billed as the lead single from a new album called Certified Lover Boy. In the interim, he’s pushed back the album a couple times and released the stopgap EP Scary Hours 2, which ended up becoming a record-setting smash hit. Now, after a lengthy buildup that saw tensions between Drake and Kanye West reigniting, CLB is finally here, ridiculous cover art and all.
Tags: Music, Nicki Minaj, Future, The Beatles, Jay-z, Kanye West, Rick Ross, Drake, Young Thug, Kid Cudi, R. Kelly, Ty Dolla $ign, New Music, Lil Durk, CLB, Bun B

The Beatles’ Let It Be Gets Deluxe Reissue With Previously Unreleased Mixes And Outtakes

In recent years, as the Beatles’ late-period masterpieces have all turned 50, we’ve been getting deluxe anniversary editions of those albums with demos and session recordings and new mixes. The most recent of those was Abbey Road, the last full-on studio album that the Beatles ever made; the reissue came out in 2019. Today, the people in charge of managing the band’s legacy have announced that the Beatles’ 1970 album Let It Be, which was started before Abbey Road and essentially cobbled together...
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McCartney 3, 2, 1 review – the Fab Four as you’ve never heard them before

This bounteous feast for Beatles fans sees Paul McCartney dive into the back catalogue with producer Rick Rubin – who then does something truly amazingLong before their mop-topped world domination, Paul McCartney and George Harrison went hitchhiking. Paul, being the sensible one, had packed a camping stove and a can of rice pudding. “Ambrosia,” confided McCartney to his interviewer, music producer and Beatles superfan Rick Rubin, who, being American, hid bewilderment at this dismal 63-year-old E...
Tags: Music, Television, George Harrison, The Beatles, Culture, Television & radio, Paul Mccartney, Beatles, Mccartney, George, PAUL, Rick Rubin, Widnes, Link Furniture

Paul McCartney to reveal unseen Beatles lyrics in new book

The Lyrics will feature a ‘self-portrait’ in 154 songs, including the unrecorded Tell Me Who He IsPaul McCartney will include the previously unseen lyrics to an unrecorded Beatles song in his forthcoming book The Lyrics.On Monday, the former Beatle revealed the 154 songs to feature in the book, which will be based on conversations McCartney had with the poet Paul Muldoon. Described as a “self-portrait in 154 songs”, The Lyrics will feature songs from throughout McCartney’s career, including Blac...
Tags: Books, Publishing, Music, The Beatles, Culture, Pop and rock, Paul Mccartney, Mccartney, Paul Muldoon, Music books, Jude Band

Harmony, melancholy and the Everly Brothers’ indelible influence

From Neil Young to Keith Richards, a generation of musicians revered Phil and Don’s haunting music• US music star Don Everly dies aged 84Among the hundreds of hours of outtakes from the recording sessions that eventually became the Beatles’ Let It Be album, there is a version of Two of Us, taped on 25 January 1969. As John Lennon and Paul McCartney harmonise, the latter says to the former: “Take it, Phil”, a reference to Phil and Don Everly, the duo upon whom the pair had originally attempted to...
Tags: Music, John Lennon, The Beatles, Neil Young, Culture, Pop and rock, Paul Mccartney, Keith Richards, Mccartney, Lennon, Don, Phil, Don Everly, Everly Brothers, Phil Everly

Devoted to You: the indelible influence of the Everly Brothers

From Neil Young to Keith Richards, a generation of musicians revered Phil and Don’s ambitious music• US music star Don Everly dies aged 84Among the hundreds of hours of outtakes from the recording sessions that eventually became the Beatles’ Let It Be album, there is a version of Two of Us, taped on 25 January 1969. As John Lennon and Paul McCartney harmonise, the latter says to the former: “Take it, Phil”, a reference to Phil and Don Everly, the duo upon whom the pair had originally attempted t...
Tags: Music, John Lennon, The Beatles, Neil Young, Culture, Pop and rock, Paul Mccartney, Keith Richards, Mccartney, Lennon, Don, Phil, Don Everly, Everly Brothers, Phil Everly

20 Amazing Classic Music Acts Still Popular In 2020

MusicWatch - #1 Internet Music Media SiteMany 60's and 70's chart topping music acts are still hugely popular music charting acts in 2020. Check them out below! 20. Aerosmith  19. Kiss   18. Lynyrd Skynyrd   17. Daryl Hall & John Oates    16. Dolly Parton 15. Elton John 14. Billy Joel    13. The Beach Boys   12. The Eagles   11. Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band  10. Bob Marley & The Wailers  9. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers ...
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Netflix Sets Racing Champion Michael Schumacher Documentary – Global Bulletin

STREAMING “Schumacher,” a documentary on champion German Formula 1 racing driver Michael Schumacher, will stream on Netflix from Sept. 15. The film follows his journey from his humble beginnings to the top of Formula 1 where he dominated with seven world championship titles and a total of 91 victories. In addition to his father and […]
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Paul McCartney Deepfakes Himself Without the Consent of Young Paul McCartney

In his twilight years, a baggy Paul McCartney has cheated time by summoning his young self from the recesses of the public’s memory and thrusting him back on the world stage. A nimble, de-aged deepfake McCartney appears in a new music video for a Beck collaboration, dancing through the halls of a hotel, getting some…Read more...
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The Best Beatles Merch, Books and Collectibles for Die-Hard Fans

All products and services featured by Variety are independently selected by Variety editors. However, Variety may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. In a new Hulu documentary “McCartney 3, 2, 1,” out July 16, the 79-year-old rockstar spills never-heard-before anecdotes […]
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