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Month: June 2020

The Windy History of Penny Lane: The Beatles, the Slave Trade and a Now-Resolved Controversy

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The signs for Liverpool’s Penny Lane are often decorated with graffiti: names, dates, well wishes to the Beatles who immortalized the street in their 1967 hit. This month, though, the scrawlings changed:

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Paul McCartney Plays Trumpet on Benefit for Preservation Hall, New Orleans

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Paul McCartney made surprise appearance on a special benefit for Preservation Hall, New Orleans – the home of Jazz – on trumpet He played trumpet and sang on ‘When the

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Penny Lane: ‘No link’ between Liverpool street and slaver, museum finds

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Liverpool’s International Slavery Museum has concluded that there is “no link” between Penny Lane and slave owner James Penny. Last week, signs on the road made famous by The Beatles song of the same name were vandalised

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Rare Photo of Paul and George Released by Harrison Family.

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There has been much conjecture on social media about a photo released by the Harrison family to celebrate Paul McCartney’s birthday. The photo shows George and Paul playing acoustic guitars

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Welcome to the new issue of Uncut: The Beatles, Bob Dylan and more

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Fifty years on, where do you start with Let It Be? For The Beatles, the answer is a complicated one. Filmed in early 1969, director Michael Lindsay-Hogg’s documentary contains some of the

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Listen to a home recording of John Lennon singing The Beatles with his son Sean

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John Lennon, the enigmatic singer for The Beatles, always his said his son, Sean, felt “more like a twin” considering that they both shared the same birthday. The pair assimilated

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Glove Me Do! Sir Paul McCartney, 77, and wife Nancy Shevell, 60, wear face masks and cover up as they go shopping in the Hamptons amid COVID-19 pandemic

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He is one of the most recognisable figures in the world. But you’d be forgiven for walking right past Paul McCartney without a second glance in this outfit. The former

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The Beatles’ late sound engineer Geoff Emerick’s recording of an old Abbey Road jam session worth $5m is ‘at the heart of legal battle between Universal and his family’

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A court battle is allegedly set to begin on Tuesday over an old demo recording by The Beatles after it was discovered in Emerick’s home following his death in 2018

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Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Documentary Pushed to 2021 at Disney

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Walt Disney on Friday made a number of shifts to its release calendar, including pushing Peter Jackson’s anticipated documentary “The Beatles: Get Back” to August 2021. The film was originally

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Flaming Pie Re-Issue Announced

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PAUL PROUDLY ANNOUNCES THIRTEENTH INSTALMENT TO HIS GRAMMY-WINNING ARCHIVE COLLECTION – FLAMING PIE LIMITED NUMBERED DELUXE EDITIONS TO INCLUDE REMASTERED ORIGINAL ALBUM, BONUS TRACKS, PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED MATERIAL, EXCLUSIVE BOOKS, PHOTOS,

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