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New Year's Projections and the Loss of David Bowie

David S. Simon | Posted 01.14.2016 | Impact
David S. Simon

When someone like David Bowie dies part of what I think we feel is the loss of a projection. Famous people, especially those who mean a lot to us are...

5 Ways to Become an Ally for Your Aging Parents

Stacey Gordon | Posted 01.15.2016 | Fifty
Stacey Gordon

In a long car ride with my musically savvy teenagers, I happily listened to the bands they enjoy most, bands with names like "Vampire Weekend" and "...

Can You Hear Me, Major Tom?

Lev Raphael | Posted 01.15.2016 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

As a budding writer, I found his lyrics amazing, complex, opaque and wonderful (only Roxy Music could compete). The haze of ambiguity around his sexuality was also appealing. His music, of course, wasn't like anything anyone else was playing and each album was wildly unpredictable.

The Beatles' Top 10 Most Streamed Songs On Spotify Revealed

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 12.26.2015 | Entertainment

The Beatles' Top 10 Most Streamed Songs On Spotify Revealed...

The Beatles Are Coming To 9 Music Streaming Services

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 12.24.2015 | Entertainment

Turns out Universal Music Group was everyone's Secret Santa this year.  The music behemoth, which owns the rights to The Beatles' ...

Where Do All the Lonely People Belong?

Francis Levy | Posted 12.21.2015 | Comedy
Francis Levy

"All the lonely people/where do they all belong?" sang The Beatles. Where do they belong? At the Club Hedonism or Club Med, at Sandals, at Beaches an...

First Nighter: The Rolin Jones-Billie Joe Armstrong 'These Paper Bullets!' Makes Much Ado Over The Beatles

David Finkle | Posted 12.16.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

Since April 23, 2016 is the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, it shouldn't be surprising that homages to the great playwright will be popping up right, left and center.

How Can You Not Like The Beatles?

Psyched in San Francisco | Posted 12.10.2015 | Latino Voices
Psyched in San Francisco

A friend of mine is a really, really big Beatles fan. Quite some time ago I reflected to him that I was not familiar with their music. Sure, I could name some of their more popular songs, but when challenged, that list was limited to about seven songs.

The Time I Met John Lennon

Stu Kreisman | Posted 12.09.2015 | Entertainment
Stu Kreisman

John Lennon was always one of my heroes. I'm damn lucky to have met him. It's a moment I'll never forget. And on a day when everyone is talking about his death, I just figured today was the right time to tell this story to you.

Come Together

Battersby Duo | Posted 12.07.2015 | Arts
Battersby Duo

I was lying in a hospital bed. I'd had a massive stroke 3 days earlier. I was unable to speak and the left side of my body was pretty well paralyzed...

Beatles' Rubber Soul Dazzled Boomers and Critics Fifty Years Ago

Candy Leonard | Posted 12.04.2015 | Fifty
Candy Leonard

Excerpt from Beatleness: How the Beatles and Their Fans Remade the World. Recalling the first time she heard the Beatles' Rubber Soul, at age te...

Imagine: 12 Great Books About John Lennon

Dennis Miller | Posted 12.01.2015 | Books
Dennis Miller

Because his early life and half of his artistic career was so interwoven with the Beatles, I've included several biographies of the Beatles as well, which show the evolution of the group and the interactions of the members, especially the genius writing team of Lennon and Paul McCartney.

Justin Bieber Just Beat The Beatles' 51-Year-Old Billboard Record

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 11.24.2015 | Entertainment

The Beatles have had the most songs land on Billboard's Hot 100 chart in the same week for the past 51 years -- until the Biebs came along.  Just...

Rock n Roll Watergate

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 11.24.2015 | Books
Michael Nirenberg

After feverishly reading Robert Rosen's updated 15th anniversary eBook edition of Nowhere Man: The Final Days of John Lennon, you feel like you are ...

Beatles 1+ Delivers Beatleness in Full Splendor

Candy Leonard | Posted 11.19.2015 | Entertainment
Candy Leonard

Growing up with the Beatles in the 60s, hearing and watching them evolve in real time, was a defining experience for millions of baby boomers around the world.

For Love and for the Love of Lennon in New York City: 35th Annual Tribute Concert Preview

Tom Semioli | Posted 11.18.2015 | New York
Tom Semioli

"John was a great artist, yes. But he was more than that. He was a revolutionary, an activist who spoke truth to power and stood for something beyon...

Evolution and Silver: Chats With Narada Michael Walden and Fourplay's Bob James, Nathan East, Chuck Loeb & Harvey Mason, Plus Shaina Taub's Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.13.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

A Conversation with Narada Michael Walden Mike Ragogna: Narada, as The Beatles almost would say, "You say you want an Evolution. Well, you know, we...

John Lennon's Guitar Sells For $2.4 Million At Auction

AP | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 11.09.2015 | Entertainment

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Within You Without You: George Harrison and a Popular Dialogue among Civilizations

Hirad Abtahi | Posted 11.04.2015 | Arts
Hirad Abtahi

Mid-late 1960s: West goes East. While it was John Lennon, Yoko Ono and Canada that initiated Rock n' Roll Diplomacy, George Harrison was the first to apply that concept to music.

Brand New CrossFit Man

Don McNay | Posted 12.01.2015 | Sports
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Don McNay

At age 56, I get to be a rock star. In an athletic setting. Surrounded by some of the fittest and most motivated people I have ever met. All I have to do is keep showing up and let them watch me go at CrossFit with complete abandon. I have a new set of friends and admirers.

Why the Beatles?

Andre Averbug | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment
Andre Averbug

Most discussions about art eventually hit the wall of the argument that "taste is subjective". Nevertheless, in terms of pop music, there is near consensus that the Beatles were the greatest, most important band of all time. This post is dedicated to the minority that is still not convinced.

A Star Is Born in Berlin: Catherine Duquette's CELEBRITY BOUND

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 10.28.2015 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

The double message reverberating through Catherine Duquette's aptly titled Celebrity Bound is where her one-person multimedia show at Daniel Brunet's resurrection of English Theatre Berlin gets its impact.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: "Get There" With The Turnback; Throwback with The Vagabondz

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.20.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The Turnback is a power pop/rock band out of Brooklyn, Queens, and White Plains, NY, while The Vagabondz are a throwback rap/ R&B act out of the NYC. They'll likely never share a bill together, but for one day, here we are.

The Adventures of Elvis Costello (and Robin Hood)

Michael Sigman | Posted 10.17.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

In Elvis Costello's brand new memoir, Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink, the brilliant musician/songwriter recalls his childhood affection for the '50s TV hit The Adventures of Robin Hood, wherein a mythic green-clad archer in tights and his "merrie men" roam Sherwood Forest.

Imagine...if John Lennon were still alive

Paul LaRosa | Posted 10.13.2015 | Books
Paul LaRosa

A new young adult novel "Get Back; Imagine...Saving John Lennon" by Donovan Day explores the adventures of a young guitar-playing teen who is transported back in time to meet the Beatles. All goes well until "the boys" learn he's from the future and John pointedly asks, "What will happen to me?"