Handwritten John Lennon Beatles song lyrics sell for $354,500 at auction

A set of lyrics handwritten by John Lennon for The Beatles song “Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite” sold for $354,500 at Julien's Auction's Music Idols 2016 sale …

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Mark Lewisohn’s interview with Conan O’Brien is a must see

The interview "Author Mark Lewisohn: Serious Jibber Jabber With Conan O'Brien" that went public Wednesday is an amazing in-depth discussion on the Beatles centered mostly around Lewisohn's book “All These Years Ago”

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Exclusive: A private tour of Capitol Records’ historic 60-year-old L.A. studios

As Capitol Studios in Los Angeles prepares to celebrate its 60th anniversary, Ron McMaster, mastering engineer at Capitol Studios for over 30 years, told Steve Marinucci that he's seen the resurgence of vinyl first-hand. …

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Exclusive: Freda Kelly remembers her good friend Beatles PR man Tony Barrow

Former Beatles Fan Club secretary Freda Kelly said in an exclusive interview with Steve Marinucci Tuesday that news of the death of Beatles PR man Tony Barrow, which was announced May 15, was very sad …

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Paul McCartney, friends react to passing of Beatles’ PR man Tony Barrow

The Beatles' Paul McCartney and several friends issued statements May 15 on the passing of former Beatles public relations man Tony Barrow. In his statement sent Sunday to Beatles Examiner by his press office and later posted on Twitter…

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Beatles author Mark Lewisohn previews next two books in exclusive interviews

Mark Lewisohn was in the U.S. in April researching Volumes 2 and 3 of “The Beatles: All These Years,” his projected three-volume Beatles biography, Stephen K. Peeples interviewed Lewisohn during his trip …

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Beatles PR man Tony Barrow, originator of the term ‘The Fab Four, dead at 80

Tony Barrow, who wrote early stories on the Beatles for the Liverpool Echo, later became their PR man and was credited for coining the term “The Fab Four” that became the preferred label for the group, has died…

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Paul McCartney pays surprise tribute to Prince at first show in Minneapolis

Paul McCartney brought his One On One Tour to Minneapolis May 4, the home of Prince, for the first of two shows there. And he made a surprise change from his usual offering of Beatles and solo songs by performing Prince’s “Let’s Go Crazy” during the encore after “Hi Hi Hi.” Continue reading “Paul McCartney pays surprise tribute to Prince at first show in Minneapolis”