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The Night Led Zeppelin Dethroned the Beatles! (And I Was There!)

Paul Iorio | Posted 07.01.2012 | Miami
Paul Iorio

In pop culture history, Led Zeppelin officially dethroned The Beatles on May 5, 1973, at Tampa Stadium in Tampa, Florida. I attended the show as a 15-year-old high school student.

Mad Men: Wibbly-Wobbly, Timey-Wimey, Trippy-Wippy (and Peggy Olson Is No Dana Scully)

William Bradley | Posted 04.24.2012 | Entertainment
William Bradley

The hairpin plot twists so evident in last week's episode continue in this one, as does the sense of suddenly (seemingly?) impending doom.

Steve Jobs In 'Lost' Interview: 'My Model Of Management Is The Beatles'

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 04.18.2012 | Technology

Before the iPad, the iPhone and the iPod, before the famously simplistic uniform of blue jeans and a fitted black turtleneck, there was simply Steve J...

Paul McCartney Snubs Paraguay's President

AP | Posted 06.17.2012 | Entertainment

ASUNCION, Paraguay — Paul McCartney has turned down the offer for a presidential tour of Paraguay's government palace in the capital of Asuncion...

WATCH: The Beatles Help A Lovelorn Octopus

Mental Floss | Posted 06.02.2012 | Weird News

In September of 1965, the Beatles were the hottest act in the history of show business. With all of the massive worldwide Beatles production machin...

Davy Jones and Me: A Teen Dream Comes True

Marjorie Hope Rothstein | Posted 05.01.2012 | Fifty
Marjorie Hope Rothstein

As a pudgy faced pre-teen, I was beyond words with excitement and also mortified. I was going to spend the day with teen idol, Davy Jones and my father.

Paul McCartney Gives Up Smoking Pot At Age 69

Posted 02.16.2012 | Celebrity

Sir Paul McCartney may have looked younger than ever during his Grammy performance Sunday, but the former Beatles member says he's finally giving up a...

Revolution No. 9: How I Went From Beatles to Beethoven

Greg Mitchell | Posted 04.15.2012 | Entertainment
Greg Mitchell

The truth was, I was bored with good old rock 'n roll. Probably I felt that Beethoven might represent fertile new ground, for I knew almost nothing about him beyond the deafness, and didn't even know when that set in or, for that matter, exactly when or where the great man lived.

Ringo Starr Talks Peace & Love With Russell Brand

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 01.31.2012 | Los Angeles

Ringo Starr flashed the peace sign over and over Monday at the Troubadour in West Hollywood and even joked with his interviewer, Russell Brand, about ...

PHOTOS: 7 Ways The Beatles Changed Rock And Roll

Bruce Pollock | Posted 03.18.2012 | Books
Bruce Pollock

The Beatles were responsible for at least six milestone achievements in the development of rock and roll, starting from the moment they arrived here in 1964, and lasting well beyond their demise as a group in 1970.

Yoko Ono's Next Stop: New Delhi

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 12.27.2011 | Arts

Yoko Ono is heading to New Delhi. The 78-year-old artist and widow of John Lennon hopes to find inspiration and view an exhibition of her artwork at a...

Last Minute Shoplifting

Binky Philips | Posted 02.19.2012 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

As I have relayed in this blog o' mine, I spent over a decade in record store retail on St. Mark's Place in the East Village through the eruption of P...

Stream A New Paul McCartney Track Off An Album Of Precursors

Posted 12.21.2011 | Home

What was the music that inspired The Beatles to write their songs? Though, over the past 50 years, music historians, cultural enthusiasts and mega-...

So Many Beatles Songs Are Being Turned Into Action Movies

Lucas Kavner | Posted 02.01.2012 | Comedy
Lucas Kavner

Tom Cruise recently announced that his next starring vehicle will be an adaptation of a graphic novel, All You Need Is Kill, which is itself a playful take on the Beatles classic, "All You Need Is Love." But that's not the only Beatles song that Hollywood plans to adapt into a big budget action or horror thriller...

The 7 Most Overrated Time Magazine Persons of the Year

Mark Juddery | Posted 01.21.2012 | Media
Mark Juddery

It's that time again, when we start to ponder that age-old question: who will be Time magazine's Person of the Year?

Beatles Genesis: Backbeat Rocks London's West End (VIDEO)

Michael Kurcfeld | Posted 01.18.2012 | Arts
Michael Kurcfeld

How does one credibly portray the greatest rock 'n' roll band of all time without benefit of their recorded music?

The Secret Saga of the World's First Punk Band

Michael Sigman | Posted 01.16.2012 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

We lived with our parents, so there were no seedy flophouses where we could stay up for days at a time drinking and drugging. We had one groupie, a pretty 10th-grade girl with whom sex was out of the question.

Paul McCartney's Letter To Drummer Sells For A Hefty Sum

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 11.16.2011 | Home

Over 50 years later, Beatlemania is still in strong effect: A letter written by the former Beatles bassist offering an unknown drummer an audition jus...

Steve Jobs: Hardly a Perfect Person, Perhaps a Perfect Icon

William Bradley | Posted 12.26.2011 | Technology
William Bradley

Steve Jobs made it his mission to develop, design, and diffuse the stuff of the future, today. Recovering from early mistakes in as dramatic a fashion as possible, he delivered. It's not perpetual world peace, but it's enough for one person.

The Measure of a Man

Donna Jean Freberg | Posted 12.18.2011 | Home
Donna Jean Freberg

I found George Harrison's life-long love affair with music so intriguing. He spoke as often with his guitar as he did with his words. Not that his words were too shabby either.

John Lennon's Tooth Is Up For Auction

Posted 12.18.2011 | Home

Would you pay $16,000 for someone's old tooth? What if it happened to belong to John Lennon? The late musician's tooth will go up for auction next ...

"Imagine" Song Updated

Ann Lee | Posted 12.13.2011 | Comedy
Ann Lee

Imagine there's no Wall Street It's easy if you try No bubbles, no bailouts They cannot even lie Imagine all the bankers Living life modestly I...

George Harrison: Quiet Beatle, Vocal Guru

Philip Goldberg | Posted 12.07.2011 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

In the 200 years that Eastern spiritual traditions have been filtering into American life, no artist has ever done more for this cross-cultural pollination than George Harrison.

Iconic Beatles Photographer Dead

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 12.02.2011 | Arts

LONDON — Photographer Robert Whitaker, who shot some of the most famous – and infamous – images of The Beatles, has died at the age ...

WATCH: Beatles' 15-Minute Layover In Arkansas Memorialized For All Eternity

Posted 11.20.2011 | Travel

For 15 minutes 47 years ago, Walnut Ridge, Arkansas was the red-hot center of the universe: The Beatles were in town. Well, they weren’t in town ...