Toe jam was mentioned in a song by The Beatles. Maybe they knew a thing or two about foot hygiene.
In their press rounds, director Peter Jackson and Paul McCartney have been eager to recast the legacy of the band’s final years.
Regularly topping lists for ‘greatest song of all time,’ the former Beatle’s classic 1971 song is taken by many as an atheistic anthem.
Released on September 9, 1971, the power of Imagine has not diluted. It is the song many turn to at times of crisis: from Neil Young after 9/11 to a pianist on the streets of Paris in 2015.
For a decade after they met as teenagers, Lennon-McCartney was the most potent songwriting partnership in pop music.
Unbridled ambition and bruised egos created an irreparable fissure.
First seen in Prague in 1980, a form of public protest and free expression has spread throughout Hong Kong and around the world.
Regarded as one of The Beatles finest albums, Abbey Road is the last time all four band members were in the studio together.
Fifty years after its release, the Beatles’ White Album continues to inspire and provoke creativity.
John Lennon’s Revolution was panned by the radical media as a ‘petty bourgeois cry of fear’ in 1968. Then, in 1987 it was claimed by Nike to be the controversial soundtrack of its most seminal advert.
Neil Sedaka’s song “The Immigrant” was a top hit in 1975, but today it seems even more relevant, as debates rage in the United States over immigration, repatriation and racism.
The Fab Four made a less than fabulous film.
From outright celebration, through charity to explicit political salvos – is there such a thing as the ‘ultimate’ Christmas pop song?
John Lennon and Yoko Ono visited Canada on a peace mission: They met with leaders and asked difficult questions, relevant today. How do we effectively protest against social injustices and war?
All too often the women beside rock music’s giants are not given credit for their influence.
Peter Watkins may not be a household name, but The Hunger Games, John Lennon’s Imagine and the Bourne films would be very different without him.