Paul McCartney appears to compose the smash hit ‘Get Back’ from thin air in a clip from the Beatles documentary of the same name — but experts propose at least eight other factors behind it.
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.
Get Back shines a light on the love that still existed between the Fab Four.
Women were always important to the Beatles, yet Yoko Ono, in particular, faced extreme criticism for partnering with John Lennon. How does Peter Jackson’s Get Back present Ono and Linda Eastman?
An extraordinary technological feat, Get Back looks and sounds astonishingly good.
Through 154 songs, Paul McCartney gives us an insight into his life. There is an elegaic feel to this book, which showcases the many sides to McCartney’s songwriting.
The ‘Eureka!’ moment is a myth – an altogether naïve and fanciful account of innovation.
Regularly topping lists for ‘greatest song of all time,’ the former Beatle’s classic 1971 song is taken by many as an atheistic anthem.
Ahead of the release of the artist’s posthumous album, a sense of awe and mystery around his huge archive of unreleased music remains
It was a box office flop, panned by critics. But in using the songs of the Beatles to craft a story of Vietnam-era America, Julie Taymor reinvigorated the film musical.
For a decade after they met as teenagers, Lennon-McCartney was the most potent songwriting partnership in pop music.
Chances are your favourite band started out learning the trade at a pub or small club. Venues like this are under threat like never before.
When a 14-year-old Paul McCartney watched Little Richard in the hit film ‘The Girl Can’t Help It,’ he couldn’t have imagined that the two would one day take the stage together.
Unbridled ambition and bruised egos created an irreparable fissure.
The story of the album, which was released 40 years ago, is a classic tale of how bands struggle with unchecked egos and competing visions.
As the album celebrates its 50th anniversary, an expert in sound recording details how the band deployed stereo and synthesizers to put a unique artistic stamp on this iconic album.
Regarded as one of The Beatles finest albums, Abbey Road is the last time all four band members were in the studio together.
There is a long list of bands that fell apart over artistic differences. But conflict between band members – and even some creative sledging – can be crucial to making better music.
Planned only a few days earlier, the Jan. 30, 1969 rooftop concert by the Beatles was their last. It is fitting the show included Billy Preston who symbolized their global collaborative efforts.