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Capitol Records - 1965

John Lennon On The Beatles Drug Use While Filming Help

The Beatles single Help!/I’m Down was released in the US on this day in 1965.  It wasn’t an easy film for the movie crew working with the group because of their increasing use of  drugs.  […]


Beatles Ringtones Available Today

There’s good news and there’s bad news, first the good news. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] have licensed ring tones from “Love Me Do” in 1962 through “Hello Goodbye” in 1967 to “The Long and Winding Road” […]


Was The Beatles Guitar Feedback On ‘I Feel Fine’ Intentional Or Accidental?

To my knowledge, it was the first example of feedback being used on a pop record – or any record for that matter.  If you can find an earlier one, I’d like to know about […]


A Beatles Hit Started In The Back Of A Van

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] She Loves You was the second #1 hit in America for the group, I Want To Hold Your Hand was first.  It was also a song that had been passed over for […]


Awkward! A 5th Musician Shows Up At Beatles First Recording Session

The Beatles auditioned for George Martin in June 1962, but their first real recording session came on September 11 when they recorded Love Me Do.  It was an awkward moment for everyone when a 5th […]


John Lennon’s Specific Problems With The Let It Be Project

I’ve posted opinions from [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]George Martin[/lastfm],[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”] Paul McCartney[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Ringo Star[/lastfm], and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]George Harrison[/lastfm] about the Let It Be project.  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John Lennon[/lastfm]‘s was pretty much in line with the others, but […]


One Good Thing That Came Out Of The Let It Be Sessions

The Let It Be project was a low point for T[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]he Beatles[/lastfm].  Tired, bored, and without a game plan, they slogged through some of the most uninspiring music of the groups career.  And then […]


John Lennon’s Comment’s About The Movie Help!

Today’s Fab 4 @ 4 features the Help! album.  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John Lennon[/lastfm] had a few honest assessments  about the film shortly after it was completed.