The third part of the equation that would become the Beatles fell into place on Feb. 6, 1958. George Harrison joined the Quarry Men, the John Lennon-led group that Paul McCartney had joined as a second guitarist and singer the previous summer.
Talk about laughing all the way to the bank. As if having a Knight of the Realm in your band weren't honor enough, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones are among the celebrities under consideration to appear on a new 10 pound note that is soon to be issued by the Bank of England.
On Dec. 26, 1967 televisions across Britain were taken over by a surreal adventure, Beatles style. 'Magical Mystery Tour' premiered, in not so glorious black-and-white on Boxing Day, to both the delight and confusion of viewers.
The music world is mourning the death of Ravi Shankar, the musician best known for bringing Indian sitar music to the masses and introducing it to the Beatles. Shankar passed away Tuesday night (Dec. 11) in San Diego at t
It's arguably the most famous failed audition in rock history, and it can be all yours. On Tuesday (Nov. 27), London's Fame Bureau, which specializes in rock memorabilia, will auction off one of the tapes from the Beatles' 1962 tryout for Decca Records.
In the more than 40 years since their breakup, the Beatles have always used their hand-picked team of insiders to tell the story of the legendary group. However, for the first time, a new documentary will rely heavily on material submitted by their fans.
It's not just the Beatles' albums that can be incredibly valuable, but also some of the artwork associated with them. The original collage that was reproduced and included in copies of their 1967 classic 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' record has sold for $87,720 on Tuesday (Nov. 13).
For many years, there has been much speculation that John Lennon's wife, Yoko Ono, influenced the Beatles breakup, but Paul McCartney says that it's not true and that the band was splitting regardless of Ono.
The Granny Smith apple that has served as the logo for the Beatles' record label is now the property of the Apple computer company. Yesterday (Oct. 25), Patently Apple discovered that the last remaining challenge to the logo's ownership had been cleared and it now belonged to the computer giant.
The memorabilia business can be fun for the fan and lucrative for the seller. But there are inherent pitfalls involved, as natives of the Pacific Northwest have recently learned. An Oregon man accused of selling fake Beatles and sports merchandise was recently sentenced to more than two years in prison.
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