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You Can Listen To John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ Tonight From Midnight

Imagine is the second album by John Lennon. Recorded and released in 1971, it tended towards songs that were gentler, more...

You Can Listen to The Beatles’ ‘Sgt Pepper’ In Full...

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is the eighth studio album by English rock band the Beatles. Released in June 1967, the album included songs such as "With a Little Help from My Friends", "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds", and "A Day in the Life". Continuing the artistic maturation seen on the band's album Revolver (1966), Sgt. Pepper further departed from the conventional pop rock idiom of the time and incorporated balladry, psychedelic, music hall, and symphonic influences.

Queen – A Day At The Races

A Day at the Races is the fifth album by British rock group Queen, released in December 1976. It was the band's...

On This Day In Music: The Vatican Forgave The Beatles

Annie Taaffe
At the height of their fame The Beatles enraged the Roman Catholic Church by famously declaring they were bigger than Jesus. On this day in 2010, The Vatican's official newspaper L'Osservatore Ramano published a story praising The Beatles. In a move sanctioned by Pope Benedict XVI, the Catholic Church offered the Fab Four its official seal of approval, forgiving them their various excesses and even lauding them as a “precious jewel”. The Vatican’s official newspaper, even begged the question “what would pop music have been like without the Beatles?”John Lennon famously described the band as being bigger than Jesus in 1966 – at the height of “Beatlemania”.

Paul McCartney Set To Release New Album

Paul McCartney is making a grand return to music. He is set to release his first album in four years, but no date or album title has been announced. Yet. He has been busy in the studio the last couple of months working with some of the top producers at the moment. He spoke to BBC6’s Matt Everitt about the new album and told him he has been working with Greg Kurstin.

Chuck Berry Dies Aged 90

Chuck Berry, a man who is wildly considered to be the pioneer of Rock Music, has died aged 90. Police in Missouri announced on their twitter and Facebook that Berry had been found unresponsive at his home on Saturday afternoon. They reported that they had tried and failed to revive the musician. Tributes have come pouring in for the Guitarist with many giving him his rightful dues as the master mind behind the creation of Rock Music. The New York Times described him as “Mr. Berry was its [Rock N’ Roll] master theorist and conceptual genius, the songwriter who understood what the kids wanted before they knew themselves.”

On This Day In Music: John Lennon and Yoko Ono...

Annie Taaffe
Yoko Ono and John Lennon met in London in the late sixties, and were married on this day in 1969, in Gibraltar. Their romance coincided with the disintegration of the Beatles and Lennon detailed this period in The Beatles in the track ‘The Ballad of John and Yoko’, recorded by Lennon and McCartney on April 14, 1969. Paul McCartney is famously blamed the Beatles break-up on Ono, while other members attributed it to an inability to co-operate. Newly-weds Ono and Lennon spent their honeymoon in Amsterdam campaigning for an international "Bed-In" for peace.

On This Day In Music: The Beatles Performed For The...

Annie Taaffe
On the 9 February 1964 the Beatles performed on the Ed Sullivan show for what would be the beginning of the ‘British Invasion’ in America and marking a milestone in American pop culture. The Ed Sullivan Show was an American TV Variety show that ran on CBS. 1948 – 1971. Virtually every type of entertainment appeared on the show.

Paul McCartney To Reclaim Rights Of Beatles Songs

Sir Paul McCartney has filed a lawsuit against Sony/ATV in order to reclaim the publishing rights of the Beatles songs some...

Read: John Lennon Letter to Paul McCartney Goes To Auction

A letter written by John Lennon and Yoko Ono to Paul and Linda McCartney is up for sale at auction. The letter,...
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