Mash-ups - the art of taking elements of two or more songs and creating something new out of them - are a hit-or-miss proposition. Too often the soungs don't match up musically in an attempt to create an interesting or ironic juxtaposition.
Ever since the Beatles' split in 1970, Yoko Ono has been, quite unfairly, assigned a good deal of the blame. However, a long-lost interview from 1987 finds John Lennon's widow telling the real reasons for their breakup.
While the Rolling Stones have spent much of 2012 promoting their intentions to honor their 50th anniversary next year, the Beatles have allowed theirs to mostly fly under the radar. Until now, that is.
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.
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.
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.
Pete Bennett, a legendary figure known as the "World's No. 1 Promotions Man," has died. he was found dead of a heart attack in his home in New York. He had claimed to be 67, but stories over the years often listed his real age as up to 10 years older.
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).
It's often been said that death can be the ultimate career move. But for our most iconic celebrities, the money can keep rolling into their estate long after they've gone. A new list from Forbes tracks the top-earning dead celebrities, with some classic rockers placing high on the list.
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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