Hardcore fans of either band will be at least tangentially aware of many of the points of comparison addressed by McMillian. But the author, who is an expert on American radicalism and has written another ’60s-focused book, Smoking Typewriters: The Sixties Underground Press and the Rise of Alternative Media in America, tackles one aspect of the Beatles vs. Stones debate you rarely see addressed: their political activism vs. the public’s perception of it.
The Beatles released a music video for a live version of "Words Of Love"; part of On Air – Live at the BBC Volume 2 and released...
Beatles fans have been waiting for nearly a decade for a new volume of recordings of the band’s performances on the BBC. Now, the band and their record label is offering fans a sample of those recordings, a week before they’ll hit retailers.
It turns out that Ringo liked to take pictures and one of them has sparked a whole new wave of “Beatlemania” among the band’s original fans.
“I thought, ‘If John loved her, there’s got to be something,” he said of Ono, whom he also called a “badass.” “He’s not stupid. It’s like, what are you going to do? Are you going to hold a grudge you never really had?”
The clip for “Queenie Eye” was filmed at Abbey Road Studios earlier this month and sees him recording the track in what he thinks is an empty studio (Studio 2). As the video progresses, hijinks ensue in the form of surprising celebrity cameos including Jude Law, Meryl Streep, Tracy Ullman, Jeremy Irons, Tom Ford, Chris Pine, Alice Eve and–much to the delight of the paparazzi–former paramours Johnny Depp and Kate Moss.
Paul McCartney is getting fans in the spirit with a new rendition of his original holiday song, “Wonderful Christmas Time.”
While pundits and artists alike have lined up to take pot shots at the young pop heroine, none less than the biggest rock star in the world has stood up and defended Cyrus’ right to twerk.
Times Square is a place New Yorkers tend to avoid, but Sir Paul McCartney made the tourist spot a must-see for even the most jaded natives this afternoon (October 10).
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When Carl Douglas released “Kung Fu Fighting,” it seemed like a cute, novelty song.
Like every year, 1979 had its ups and downs. You could finally walk down the street and listen to your favorite music without lugging around a giant radio thanks to Sony’s Walkman—though it did cost [...]
This week in 1988, the first Naked Gun movie opened, starring Leslie Nielsen and Priscilla Presley. And the Miami group Will To Power was all over the radio with a mash-up of classic hits.
“Summer Breeze” has become a seasonal favorite over the decades, but it was actually a hit during Thanksgiving of 1972.
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