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Headlines Music Movies Now Streaming: Beatles & Paul Simon Documentaries

To save you some of the grunt work of tracking down concert films and musician documentaries amidst Hollywood blockbusters and 12 seasons of Murder, She Wrote, here’s a look at the most noteworthy music-related titles newly available to stream online.

01/13/2014

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Ringo Starr Gets Powerpuff-ed, Honored By David Lynch Foundation

The Powerpuff Girls with get shot of classic rock royalty when Ringo Starr appears on an upcoming special episode of the Cartoon Network animated series set to air January 20. According to TV Guide, Starr […]

01/07/2014

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Inside This Week’s ‘Secret’ Beatles and Beach Boys Releases

Strangely, neither The Beatles Bootleg Recordings 1963 nor the Beach Boys’ The Big Beat 1963 even had press releases to announce their existence, and aren’t even mentioned on either band’s official website or Facebook page.

12/19/2013

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Beatles, Isley Brothers To Receive GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement Award “honors performers who have made contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording.”

12/12/2013

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Paul McCartney Attempts to Charm Putin into Releasing Greenpeace Prisoners

McCartney posted an open letter to his website today (Nov. 14) assuring Putin that the 28 activists from Greenpeace that were placed in jail last month after they staged a protest at a Russian oil-drilling platform in the Arctic Ocean are neither anti-Russia nor working on behalf of the western governments.

11/14/2013

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50 Years after The Beatles’ Ed Sullivan Appearance, TV Tribute Coming this February

The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The Beatles will be recorded on Jan. 27 (the day after the GRAMMYs), and will be broadcast exactly 50 years to the day, date and time of their Ed Sullivan appearance: Feb. 9 from 8-10 p.m. (EST/PST) on CBS.

11/14/2013

The Beatles at the EMI studios in Abbey Road preparing for ‘Our World’, a live TV show broadcast to 24 countries worldwide in 1967. (BIPs/Getty Images)

Book Report: ‘Beatles Vs. Stones’ Through the Lens of ’60s Politics

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.

11/05/2013

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Preview The Beatles’ New ‘Live at the BBC Volume 2′ Compilation Now

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.

11/04/2013

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Paul McCartney Mends Rift with Yoko, Still Talks to John Lennon

“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?”

10/25/2013

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Watch Now: Paul McCartney’s Star-Studded ‘Queenie Eye’ Video

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.

10/24/2013

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