Posts Tagged ‘the beatles’

Classic Album Covers Drawn By Kids

When I was younger, I could not draw to save my life. I mean, I could do the basics—a flower here, a butterfly there, a house if I was feeling ambitious. But anything else? GTFO. Just... Read more »

“The Dark Side of the Covers”: Famous Album Covers Reimagined From the Other Side

Album covers like The Beatles’ Abbey Road and Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon have become just as well-known as many famous paintings. But have you ever wondered what these iconic images look like from... Read more »

The Most Annoying Contrarian Opinions of Music Critics

Criticism is an essential part of any art form. Not only does it keep artists honest and hold them accountable for their work, it also allows the public to analyze and dissect these works with the... Read more »

The Biggest Album to Album Changes in Music History

"I want the old Kanye West back!" We heard it just last year when Yeezus divided the hip-hop community with its abrasive electronic production and obscene lyrics, and we heard it in 2008 when Kanye abandoned... Read more »

Songs About California By Artists Who Aren’t From There

There is currently, and always has been, a huge amount of great music that comes out of California, from the folk and psychedelic rock out of The Bay in the '60s and the birth of gangsta... Read more »

Watch Broken Bells Cover The Beatles’ “And I Love Her” on Letterman

This week marks the 50th anniversary of when The Beatles came to the United States for the first time and performed on the Ed Sullivan Show, one of the most iconic moments in television history. To... Read more »

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr to Perform Together at 2014 Grammy Awards

More performers have now been added to The 56th Grammy Awards show, set to occur next Saturday, January 26. Joining the already extensive docket of performers, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr will come together to not... Read more »

Paul McCartney is Sponsoring a Japanese Sumo Wrestling Team

So this was unexpected: along with Elvis, Carol Kaye, and the color blue, it appears that Japanese sumo wrestling is amongst Paul McCartney’s favorite things. According to NME, McCartney has sponsored a sumo wrestling team, and... Read more »

The Stories Behind 10 of the Strangest Modern Concept Albums

Pink Floyd's The Wall, David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust, The Beatles' Sgt. Peppers—all iconic names that have become definitive works of the concept album genre. Taking one or more grandiose narrative and shaping an entire album around... Read more »

Nobody on Twitter Knows Anything About The Beatles

Today, Yoko Ono confessed to the Huffington Post that were her late husband John Lennon still alive he’d totally be down for Twitter, and that made us envision a horrible scenario. For imagination’s sake, suppose John Lennon... Read more »

Come Together: The Best Beatles Covers

The Beatles are unquestionably the most beloved, most iconic band of the last century. In so many ways the Fab Four totally redefined music and celebrity culture both in America and internationally. But, despite their overwhelming... Read more »

What Kurt Cobain, Mick Jagger, and Adele Would Sound Like if They Lost Their Bands

Apparently, there is a thing in the world that they call "isolated vocals." This is exactly what the name implies, but it's far more fascinating than you'd think. Classics sung by Freddie Mercury and John Lennon... Read more »

11 Times it Was Painfully Obvious That Famous Singers Were Lip-Syncing

To the music community, lip-syncing is kind of like picking your nose; no one wants to admit it and they definitely don't want to get caught doing it in public, but at some point, almost everyone... Read more »

Check out Rare Color Photos of the Beatles’ First U.S. Tour

A set of 65 rare color photographs from the Beatles‘ 1964 tour of the United States will be auctioned off on March 22, commemorating the 50 year anniversary of the group’s first album, Please Please Me.... Read more »

Happy New Year! 40 Pictures of Famous Musicians Drinking Champagne

From Pigeons & Planes to everyone reading this: HAPPY 2013! Thanks for making 2012 tolerable, and good luck in the new year. This next block of 365 days should be great. Cheers!... Read more »