The Beatles are no strangers to artistic interpretation. Even during their heyday, the group members were rendered as fun-loving cartoon characters getting into one playful adventure after another. By the time of their disbandment, the Fab Four’s … [Continue reading] about Everything Fab Four: Ladies and Gentlemen, The Pictorial Splendor of John, Paul, George and Ringo!
There is no darker day on the Beatles’ calendar than Monday, December 8th, 1980. It seemed to begin with a flourish as John Lennon recounted his optimism for the future in what turned out to be his last interview, only to end hours later as … [Continue reading] about Everything Fab Four: Interrogating “The Lennon Report”
On Saturday, October 7, 1967, promoter Sid Bernstein offered the Beatles the unprecedented sum of $1 million to perform in concert. If the band mates had accepted his proposal, the one-time show would have been their first appearance since abandoning … [Continue reading] about 50 Years of Beatles: To “Get Back,” or Not to “Get Back” — That Was the Question
During the week of September 23rd, 1960, the Beatles were caught up in the sound and fury of their first residency in Hamburg, West Germany. By nearly every account, their years on the Reeperbahn were a vital ingredient in their legendary story, not … [Continue reading] about 50 Years of Beatles: “Knocking Off the Edges” with Ron Howard’s The Beatles: Eight Days a Week—The Touring Years
On September 11, 1967, the Beatles undertook a fateful course—one that would humble them profoundly in the coming months: with the recent triumph of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and the international simulcast performance of “All You Need Is … [Continue reading] about 50 Years Of Beatles: “The Bigger They Are, the Harder They Fall”