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Going For The Gold: The Bay City Rollers’ “Saturday Night”

The lone gold record in the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bay City Rollers[/lastfm] repertoire was just one of a vast number of hits by the songwriting team of Bill Martin and Phil Coulter.

05/03/2011

George Harrison Movie & Book On The Way

You may have heard about the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]George Harrison[/lastfm] documentary that Martin Scorcese is putting together for a Fall release.  Now, we find out there will be a biography released at the same time. It’s […]

04/15/2011

Number 1 With A Bullet: George Harrison’s “My Sweet Lord”

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]George Harrison[/lastfm]‘s “My Sweet Lord” is a song packed with all kinds of stories and intrigue, not the least of which was its rapid ascent to Number 1 With a Bullet.

03/15/2011

The Guitar That Launched The Beatles

The buzz that swept up fans worldwide on the heels of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Beatles’[/lastfm] “Love Me Do” in 1962 had little to do with the exact guitar John Lennon played. But the instrument was a […]

03/07/2011

“The Concert For George”

Today is [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]George Harrison[/lastfm]‘s 68th birthday.  Sadly, we lost George back in 2001.  But, his fans – myself included – are STILL celebrating today!  The “Concert For George” is being streamed online all day […]

02/25/2011

Five Things About . . . Outrageous Box Sets

Fascinating facts, pivotal events, odd connections … what you don’t know about the people who make the music may surprise you! Each week, J.A. Bartlett of The Hits Just Keep on Comin’ digs up Five […]

02/17/2011

Beatles Win Historic GRAMMY Award

Jason Merritt/Getty Images Remember [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Beatles[/lastfm]‘ remastered box set of all their classic albums? The compilation got its due last night at the GRAMMY Awards in Los Angeles.

02/14/2011

Fifty Years Ago The Beatles First Played Liverpool’s Cavern Club

Story by Zack Neckvatal [pullquote quote="The boys were paid only three pounds for the show."]It was fifty years ago today on February 9, 1961 that the [lastfm]Beatles[/lastfm] played their first show at the famed Cavern […]

02/09/2011

From The Vault: McCartney And Harrison On The Death Of Lennon

Getty Images It was a tremendous shock to the world when [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Lennon[/lastfm] was shot and killed on December 8, 1980–an event that took place 30 years ago today. Lennon was only 40 years […]

12/08/2010

Beatles “Reunion” Concert?

Obviously, there can’t be a full [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Beatles[/lastfm] reunion.  But, there’s a rumor going around that [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Paul McCartney[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ringo Starr[/lastfm] will perform together at the Hollywood Bowl.  Add digital images of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John […]

12/06/2010

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