The Beatles

Beatles Bio Author Plans to Deconstruct Fab Four Legend
If you read the news about Mark Lewisohn’s massive new book about the Beatles‘ early years and wondered what it could possibly add to the band’s legend, the answer is simple: absolutely nothing at all. In fact, as Lewisohn recently told CNN, he tried to wipe all that away and st…
48 Years Ago: The Beatles Finish ‘Rubber Soul’
On Nov. 11, 1965, the Beatles convened to finish recording their sixth album, ‘Rubber Soul.’ Entering the studio at around 6PM, they realized they were a couple songs short of the 14 tracks slotted for the new record. Believe it or not, John Lennon and Paul McCartney were having t…
50 Years Ago – The Beatles Complete Their Second Album
As opposed to the marathon session that produced most most of the Beatles‘ first album, their follow-up, ‘With the Beatles,’ was recorded during a series of dates in the summer and fall of 1963. The final day of recording took place on the morning of Oct. 23, 1963 at Studio Two …
50 Years Ago: ‘Beatlemania’ Is Born
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube When the Beatles took the stage fifty years ago today (Oct. 13 — ignore the date on this video) to appear on the variety show ‘Sunday Night at the London Palladium,’ they were four lads armed with the simple tools of their early classicss&#…
The Cavern Club to Be Sold at Auction
Liverpool’s legendary Cavern Club, where the Beatles performed roughly 300 times at the start of their career, is going to the auction block. NME reports that Warner Estate, the owner of the Mathew Street building and the adjacent Cavern Walks Shopping Centre, filed for administration (the Br…
10 Years Ago: The Beatles Sue Apple
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Too many Apples in the music marketplace, however, can cause one heck of a messy lawsuit. As Apple Computer discovered on Sept. 12, 2003, when their iTunes service prompted the Beatles‘ Apple Corps to begin a fresh round of litigation against the similarl…
The Beatles’ ‘BBC Volume 2′ Coming in November
Another two-disc set of the Beatles‘ radio recordings from their native England will be released on Nov. 11. ‘On Air – Live at the BBC Volume 2′ will feature 40 performances by the band, recorded in 1963-64 for broadcast on various BBC programs. A sequel to 1994…

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