Articles tagged the beatles

Ryan Keberle and Catharsis -“Fool on a Hill” (video) (premiere)

Ryan Keberle and Catharsis stretch out their jazz wings to record a take on the Beatles' "The Fool on the Hill".

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Lost Chords, Major Chords, Minor Chords, Dissonant Counter-melodies: ‘Dreaming the Beatles’

This biography of the Beatles illustrates how their personality dynamics served as both a necessary elixir and an addictive poison in the creation of their music.

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You’re Such a Lovely Audience: ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’

Celebrating Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band with a little help from their friends; Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Wonder, Joe Cocker, Neil Young and the Mona Lisa Twins.

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The Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Album to Get Deluxe 50th-Anniversary Edition

The most ambitious reissue yet of an individual album from the Beatles' catalog is coming May 26.

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They're not necessarily the “best songs” in their storied catalogue, but these are the songs through which (perhaps) we might gain the deepest appreciation for their popular genius.

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George Harrison’s “Savoy Truffle”: Holiday Reflections on Sweets and the Beatles

George Harrison knew that in the time and space that get between us and our food, there's a sense of longing.

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Paul McCartney Takes Nothing for Granted on ‘One on One’ Tour

Paul McCartney showered the Philly audience with love and even helped one couple get engaged.

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Paul McCartney: Pure McCartney

Pure McCartney is a collection rich with terrific songwriting and performances, a monumental testament to Paul McCartney’s legacy that extends far beyond the Beatles.

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‘Paul McCartney: The Life’ Doesn’t Whitewash or Sensationalize

Philip Norman's latest biography is loaded with wonderful passages, fascinating stories and cracking humor.

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Various Artists: George Fest

Dhani Harrison’s historical document on music's methods of passage through time shows the anxiety of his father’s influence

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Revolver marks the moment the Beatles leaped forward to become the most influential studio artists in rock 'n' roll history. George Martin had a huge role in that progression.

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The Glorious, Quixotic Mess That Is the Beatles’ ‘White Album’

The crabbed, irate, confounding nature of The White Album -- a hard dose of reality compared to the fantasy offered the year before -- fit well with the zeitgeist of 1968.

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In ‘Beatlebone’, Kevin Barry Brings John Lennon Back for an Encore

Barry imagines a lonely 1978 pilgrimage taking Lennon to the uninhabited island off the west coast of Ireland that Lennon had purchased a decade earlier.

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Come Together: Barb Jungr and John McDaniel Perform the Beatles

With their beautiful and thrilling new show, Barb Jungr and John McDaniel bring fresh insights, great humour and searing passion to familiar Beatles compositions.

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20 Nov 2015 // 3:00 AM

Paul McCartney’s “War” and “Peace”

Paul McCartney recently re-released two of his albums from the early '80s: Tug of War and Pipes of Peace, making this the perfect time to reconsider a critical period in his career.

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Ringo Starr Releases ‘Photograph’ Collection and is Subject of Short Doc

Famed drummer Ringo Starr is also an avid photographer. At the Strand, Starr discussed images from his collection Photograph with Little Steven Van Zandt.

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The Beatles ‘Abbey Road’—But Oh, That Magic Feeling, Nowhere to Go

Abbey Road still fills me with the sense of wonder and fascination it did when listening to it over and over on my dad’s turntable.

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13 Oct 2015 // 10:03 AM

‘Beatles 1/1+’ Deserving of an Ovation

The Beatles' 1/1+ repackages 1 with performance footage and films for each of the Fab Four’s 27 No. 1 hits on the album.

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4 Aug 2015 // 10:30 AM

A Pop Music Milestone: The Beatles Meet Elvis

The Beatles had longed to meet Elvis Presley, one of their most influential rock and roll muses.

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3 Aug 2015 // 9:44 AM

A Pop Music Milestone: The Beatles at Shea Stadium

The Shea Stadium concert was the first stop in an 18-day, 11-city tour that showcased the Beatles in front of a total of 300,000 adoring fans.

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