The Beatles

Mayor Confirms The Beatles 'Penny Lane' Street Safe After Week of Controversy

The street The Beatles named their famous song “Penny Lane” after may be renamed over claims it was named after the slave trader James Penny.
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Why John Lennon Felt 'Let It Be' Didn't Suit The Beatles

Before it was was one of the most recognizable songs of all time, Lennon and McCartney couldn’t agree on “Let It Be,” with John not caring for the song.
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The Beatles

Beatles festival

Beatles festival The Fest started in 1974 as the brainchild of a New York-born, New Jersey-raised Beatles fan – Mark Lapidos. In 1974 he was a 26-year-old manager of a Sam Goody record store in NYC. He was a Beatles devotee and he simply wanted to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the year in which...
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The Time Green Day Was Starstruck by The Beatles

There were five months between the announcement and the release of Green Day ’s new album, Father of All… , and even though it’s the band’s 13th studio LP, frontman Billie Joe Armstrong admits he still gets nervous with anticipation. “I have a hard time sleeping and I try to distract myself as much...
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The Strange Things Your Favorite Musicians Are Scared Of

Gather up folks, it's Halloween season and that means it's time for spooky stories. In the latest chapter of the Rock Stars, They're Just Like Us! saga, we've got this piece from Ultimate Classic Rock outlining the phobias of famous musicians. A lot of the list contains pretty reasonable or common...
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9 'Working' Songs for Your Labor Day Cookout

The unofficial end of summer is upon us, with Labor Day weekend somehow already here. It feels like Memorial Day and Independence Day just happened. Labor Day was created to honor the American labor movement, and what better way to celebrate than taking some time off for hot dogs, hamburgers, the...
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Forest Hills Stadium

Live From Forest Hills: Look Inside a Historic NY Venue

There are only 24 hours in a day, but there are 14,000 seats in Forest Hills Stadium ‒ so here's a brief rundown of this huge venue.
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Eddie Vedder and Paul McCartney

Pearl Jam Cover The Beatles' "Help" During Prague Show

At the top of the month, Pearl Jam played the O2 Arena in Prague. Halfway through the set, Eddie Vedder went solo for a bit, covering The Beatles’ “Help!”
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Best Buy Stops Selling CDs Nationwide

Although we've seen it coming for a long time, we're still sad about Best Buy's decision to stop selling CDs.
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Ezra Koenig

Vampire Weekend's "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa" Meets The Beatles' "Here Comes The Sun"

Vampire Weekend’s back, and over the weekend, they performed an incredible mashup of “Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa” and The Beatles’ “Here Comes The Sun.”
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