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New Tunes On Monday: Little Walter, Prince, James Taylor, John Wesley Harding, Paul Carrack, and Matthew Barber

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

Blues harmonica player and singer Little Walter died over forty years ago, but his influences still can be heard in many blues-rock recordings that employ the instrument.

Help! New York Times Desperately Seeking Beatles Expert...

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Martin Lewis

The New York Times is finally seeking a Beatles expert who is actually knowledgeable about the band and/or someone who can do basic math.

The Beatles Remastered: The Last Hurrah For CDs?

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

How much of the remaining CD buying audience is going to pony up the cash for music they likely already own?

Beatles Catalog To Be Digitally Remastered

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — Beatles fans will have a chance to add substantially to their collections when a digitally remastered version of the band's catalog bec...

Paul McCartney And Ringo Star Reunite On Stage

AP | JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — An all-star concert on meditation brought Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr together for their first performance together in seven years...

On Paul McCartney, and the Memories He Made

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

To relive Beatlemania in all its madcap glory, I suggest you sit yourselves down to the following double-feature.

Why Have The Beatles Returned to Maharishi?

Steve Posner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Steve Posner

Four decades after their Himalayan sojourn, the surviving Beatles' public return to Maharishi was easy because his teachings had never left them.

Alan Livingston Gave Us the Beatles and Sinatra -- Now Let's Give Him His Due

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

You may not know Alan Livingston, who died on Friday at age 91, by name. But if you know anything about 20th century popular culture, you know his work.

Beatles Edition Of `Rock Band' Coming

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Rock Band is getting the perhaps greatest rock group of all time: The Beatles. The Beatles' management said Thursday that a Beatles ...

Paul McCartney And Ringo Starr Teaming For NY Concert

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are teaming up to headline a benefit concert in New York City. The former Beatles will headline the R...

UK University Offers Masters In The Beatles

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — The city of Liverpool already has a Beatles museum and its airport is named after John Lennon. Now a local university says it rolling o...

Dhani Harrison On His New Band, "Best Friend" Dad

NY Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The name of the band that's playing the Mercury Lounge tonight is thenewno2 and it's pronounced the-new-number-2, a reference to the classic TV serie...

Kidstock with Paul McCartney, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Moby, Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper, Donovan and... David Lynch?

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This concert will be about the music, but its statement of solidarity and support for upliftment in education could be the beginning of yet another American wave of consciousness raising.

An Open Letter to President Obama

Jason Pollock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jason Pollock

You have forever changed what it means to be the President of the United States and I'm so grateful and happy for your existence.

'New' Markets + New Media

Michael Hastings-Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Hastings-Black

When brands aim to reach minority markets, most opt to play it safe with the tropes that Blacks value 'soul', Latinos love 'family', Asians are 'sedulous', etc...

New Year, New Administration, More Clemency

Jason Flom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jason Flom

Obama ran on a campaign promise of change. He can begin by using the pardon power generously to correct as many individual cases of injustice as possible.

The Top Five Boneheaded Music Industry Moves Of 2008

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

In a business where, for the last decade or so, every move made by a major record label or established artist is almost guaranteed to be a dumb one, it's hard to pick a mere five as the créme de la créme of stupidity.

Not Just Kid Stuff: From Kidz Bop to The Fuzzy Stones

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

When did children's music get so awful? It wasn't always as painful to listen to. Some historic recordings, though not exactly classified as "children's," have been cherished forever.

Paul McCartney: I'm The Political Beatle

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — Paul McCartney claims that he was the real politicized figure in The Beatles, not John Lennon, according to an interview published Sund...

Progressives Angry Over Reports That Karl Rove Likes Things

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

Anger, outrage and confusion spread through the progressive political community as sources close to Karl Rove began leaking a list of things that Rove...

Why Guns N' Roses' Chinese Democracy Marks The End Of An Era

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

Would the Sixties be the sixties without the Beatles? Would teen culture as we know it exist without Elvis? And can any record, no matter how brilliant, have a similar impact today? Somehow, I don't think so.

Paul McCartney: iTunes Negotiations For Beatles Music Stall

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — Paul McCartney says negotiations on a long-awaited deal to make the Beatles' catalog available on the online music service iTunes have ...

Vatican Forgives John Lennon For Infamous "We're More Popular Than Jesus" Remark

Daily Telegraph | Nick Squires | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Saturday's edition of the Vatican's official newspaper absolves John Lennon of his notorious remark, saying that "after so many years it sounds merely...

Chinese Demockery: The New Record Not By Guns N' Roses

Sal Nunziato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sal Nunziato

Next week, we all finally get to hear Chinese Democracy. You know the new Guns N' Roses CD. But I want to know why anyone cares.

Paul McCartney Hopes To Release 14-Minute Beatles Track

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — Paul McCartney says it's time an experimental Beatles track saw the light of day. McCartney says he wants to release "Carnival of Ligh...