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George Harrison Tell-All Being Written by His Sister

The older sister of George Harrison wants to set the story straight. Because “so much garbage has been written about George and the Beatles,” Louise tells the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, she has decided to write a tell-all memoir about her famous brother and his iconic band. The book, which will also feature never-before-seen photos, letters and documents, is expected to hit shelves no later than 2013.

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Bob Dylan, the Beatles + the Cars Covered By Prince During Toronto Concert

Prince paid tribute to classic rock artists Bob Dylan, the Beatles and the Cars by covering their songs during a three-plus hour performance in Toronto on Friday night (Nov. 26).

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Steve Perry Records Beatles Cover for Future Solo Record

Former Journey frontman Steve Perry is going to be recording new music soon, but it won’t be with his old bandmates. The singer says he’s working on a solo album, but it’s been a challenging process since he’s been out of the music business for so long.

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The Beatles’ ‘Revolution’ to be covered by Flaming Lips as Tribute to Steve Jobs

Apple Inc. and the Beatles have been intertwined since the computer giant’s earliest days, so it’s only fitting that the band’s music should be used to pay tribute to recently deceased company founder Steve Jobs.

The Flaming Lips have announced plans to debut their cover of the classic Beatles track ‘Revolution’ at the O Music Awards 2 on Oct. 31 — and record their performance on an iPad. 

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Record Store Day Will Bring Mega Vinyl Releases

November 25, will see a number of artist taking part in Record Store Day with many special releases.  Expect album reissues, new singles and some rare never before released material all on vinyl!

 
Included in the list of releases are box sets from The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin and, as previously  reported, The Doors,  each offering four seven-inch vinyl  singles.  Among the other special  discs being issued in conjunction with  the campaign are Pete Townshend's The Quadrophenia Demos  1 EP, which feature

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Paul McCartney’s Letter to Mystery Drummer Offered Beatles Gig Up for Auction

The Beatles‘ Pete Best could have missed his chance to be the band’s first drummer!

A handwritten letter Paul McCartney wrote on August 12, 1960, offered an unidentified drummer an audition just a few days before the Beatles departed for their legendary two-month stint in Hamburg, Germany, reports CBS News.

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The Breakdown of the Military Rank of The British Invasion [PIC]

Dan Meth is my new favorite Graphic Artist.

His blog has a ton of great pop culture charts. Such as the one featured here in this post.

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Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and Beatles’ Widows Attend Premiere of New George Harrison Documentary

Ex-Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr attended the U.K. premiere of the documentary ‘George Harrison: Living in the Material World’ in London on October 2, as did the widows of their late band mates Harrison (Olivia Harrison) and John Lennon (Yoko Ono).

Their presence sent a loud and clear message about their love and respect for the so-called quiet member of the Fab Four. Other music notables on hand included Beatles producer George Martin and Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood.

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Beatles’ 1965 Contract Stated They Would Not Play for Racially Segregated Audiences

A 1965 contract between the Beatles and a concert venue reveals the band’s demands were few — 150 security guards, electricity and water in their trailer, clean towels, and, most specifically, that they would not play if the audience was racially segregated in any way.

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