| Mar 14, 2014
The recent commemorations of Beatlemania, tied to the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four's maiden voyage on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in 1964, have produced hours of TV documentaries and a groaning shelf of new books. These last include a murder mystery,...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:01 AM
I once met a woman who had known three of the Beatles as a college student in Liverpool. At least, so she said. Having a personal connection to the Fab Four is probably a favorite lie among the British. But her story seemed down-to-earth enough that I...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 11:00 AM
As a leading authority on the Beatles, researcher and author Mark Lewisohn is well aware that there have been far too many books written about the Fab Four. "In general terms and in biographical terms, I think the Beatles have been underserved by books,"...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Thanks to some technical gremlins, we're running seriously late this morning and have to hit the road for The Mothership. So we'll dispense with the usual formalities and just dive right into the countdown of......
| Jun 28, 2012
| 7:24 AM
The year 1962 did not seem to portend great things in the world of pop music.
The brightest lights of '50s music -- including Little Richard, Chuck Berry and Elvis Presley -- were either inactive, in jail, or not making the kind ofrock 'n' roll that made...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Regulators in the U.S. and Europe on Friday approved Universal Music Group’s $1.9 billion acquisition of the music division of EMI Group Ltd., giving the Los Angeles-based music company control of the Beatles music catalogue and the iconic Abbey...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:25 PM
Three Dog Night will celebrate more than 40 years of music when the band returns Sunday to the Pacific Amphitheatre.
The evening will include an opening performance from the Guess Who followed by two sets — roughly 80 to 85 minutes of music —...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Standing O's: Troubadour Theater Company and Rogue Machine were among the big winners at Monday's Ovation Awards ceremony, presented by LA Stage Alliance for excellence during the 2010-11 season. (Los Angeles Times) Going back: A planned revisionist happy...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 4:37 PM
The MTV Video Music Awards will start at 9 p.m. ET Sunday. It will be Bennett's first appearance at the awards since 1993....
| Sep 15, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Abbey Road Studios is offering online mixing and mastering services. New services make the U.K.'s famed Abbey Road studio imprint available to anyone willing to pay a fee....
| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Abbey Road Studios is putting on an anthem competition to mark its 80th anniversary. If you're interested in entering but aren't sure where to start, here's our list of 10 favorites to give you some ideas....