The Beatles

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Paul McCartneys Extraordinary Carpool Karaoke Tour of Liverpool With James Corden

#CarpoolKaraoke weve done so far, and we have to agree. In an extraordinary 23-minute installment of the hit concept, Corden goes on a tour of Liverpool with its most famous (living) son, Not just anybody. Pause. Can you please, please, help me? Cut to the legendary Beatle in the passenger seat. The segment is probably […]

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You say you want a sexual revolution: why 1967 is the year pop came out

Fifty years ago, homosexuality was decriminalised and pop was never the same again. From Dusty and Motown to Mick Jagger and the Kinks, here are the songs, clubs and clothes that liberated Britain In one of his very last acts as Beatles manager, All You Need Is Love. Exactly one month later, Epstein was dead […]

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Unseen footage of the Beatles during filming of Help! emerges after 50 years

Filmed by late actor Leo McKern, who starred in the film, the clip shows the Fab Four messing around between takes during filming in Austrian Alps Unseen footage of the Beatles larking around as they filmed a movie in the Austrian Alps has emerged after being stored in a garage for more than 50 years. […]

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Imagine theres no Sgt Pepper. Its all too easy in the era of Trump and May | John Harris

This great Beatles album is as thrilling a listen as ever on its 50th anniversary: but its a melancholy time for the one-world counterculture the record soundtracked At the time Sgt Pepper was released, the American writer recalled, I happened to be driving across the country on Interstate 80. In each city where I stopped […]

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Beatles’ first manager, Allan Williams, dies at 86

The Liverpool club owner drove the band to Hamburg on their formative trip in 1960 and also handled early bookings Allan Williams, best known as the first manager of the Liverpool, which confirmed the news of his death on Friday night. His legacy has allowed us to remain at the heart of the Liverpool music […]

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Draft of John Lennon’s protest letter to Queen Elizabeth found in record sleeve

The letter, which experts have concluded is a draft of the actual note he sent, was written to return the MBE in protest against Britains foreign affairs A letter from John Lennon to Queen Elizabeth II, in which he explains his reasons for returning his member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire […]

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