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  • George Harrison tree planting and ceremonies in L.A. honored 72nd birthday
    George Harrison tree planting and ceremonies in L.A. honored 72nd birthday
    A new tree was planted in Griffith Park in Los Angeles in honor of George Harrison on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. The ceremony took place on what would have been his 72nd birthday. His sister Louise Harrison and sister-in-law Linda...
  • Today in Rock: February 27 (Vol. 2)
    Today in Rock: February 27 (Vol. 2)
    Today in music history:There were several significant events on this day between the years 1959 and 2013.On this day in 1959 Johnny Van Zant, future lead vocalist for Lynyrd Skynyrd, is born in Jacksonville, Florida.On this day in 1960 The...
  • Paul McCartney in virtual reality
    McCartney song will be here, there and everywhere in new Dolby app
    Dolby Laboratories, Inc. announced Feb. 26 it will release three new cinematic virtual reality applications in Dolby Atmos, including one of a Paul McCartney performance of “Live and Let Die” from last August's Candlestick Park...
  • Today in Rock: February 26 (Vol. 2)
    Today in Rock: February 26 (Vol. 2)
    Today in music history:There were several significant events on this day between the years 1928 and 2014.On this day 1928 future singer-songwriter/pianist Antoine Dominique “Fats” Domino is born in New Orleans, Louisiana.On this day in...
  • Cousin Brucie and Denny Laine
    British Invasion stars go live for Sirius/XM radio taping
    Several of the stars of the British Invasion 2015 Tour-- Denny Laine from Paul McCartney and Wings, Chad & Jeremy, Billy J. Kramer, Mike Pender of the Searchers and Terry Sylvester of the Hollies -- performed at the Hard Rock Cafe Times Square...
  • "The Beatles Live at the BBC"
    If four discs of Beatles BBC material isn't enough, how about 24?
    The Beatles have officially released two double albums (along with scattered tracks on singles) of their BBC material, but for those who want more, they have gotten their wish -- unofficially. A bootleg set of 24 discs (23 CDs, 1 DVD) of music and...
  • Paul McCartney
    Paul McCartney confirms he'll headline Firefly Music Festival
    Paul McCartney and Firefly Music Festival finally laid the rumors to rest Feb. 25 and announced McCartney will headline the upcoming Firefly Music Festival June 18 through 21 at the Woodlands in Dover, DE. It will be McCartney's first ever...
  • Today in Rock: February 25
    Today in Rock: February 25 (Vol. 2)
    Today in music history:There were several significant events on this day between the years 1943 and 2014.On this day in 1943 George Harrison, future Beatles guitarist and member of the Traveling Wilburys, is born in Liverpool, England.On this day...
  • Mary and Stella for charity
    McCartney news: Paul's quiet meal, Stella, Mary in London, 'Knebworth' Blu-ray
    Paul McCartney paid a surprise visit to a Vermont general story after a day on the slopes, the Burlington Free Press reported Feb. 24. The J. J. Hapgood General Store & Eatery welcomed McCartney and wife Nancy Shevell, who dined there in a...
  • All Things Must Pass 2010 remaster 40th anniversary
    George Harrison's 7 most spiritual songs and the lessons they teach
    George Harrison would have turned 72 years old February 25, 2015 (however some evidence surfaced some years ago in family documents that it was actuallyFebruary 24.In honor of his birthday and his life, the article highlights the former Beatle...
  • Billy Kinsley
    Interview: Merseybeats' Billy Kinsley says it's time Beatles manager was honored
    Billy Kinsley of The Merseybeats, one of the original Merseybeat groups, who along with fellow band member Tony Crane, are two of the musicians involved in the effort to get a statue of Brian Epstein in Liverpool, tells Beatles Examiner his...
  • Today in Rock: February 24
    Today in Rock: February 24
    Today in music history:There were several significant events on this day between the years 1950 and 2001.On this day in 1950 future singer-songwriter George Thorogood is born in Wilmington, Delaware.On this day in 1956 police in Cleveland shut...
  • Brian Epstein
    Musicians in Liverpool sing to raise money for Brian Epstein statue
    The effort to honor The Beatles manager Brian Epstein with a statue in Liverpool has gone into high gear with the upcoming release of “Our Friend,” a song dedicated to him featuring some of his friends, Bob Pitt, the man spearheading...
  • Jackie Spencer and Freda Kelly
    Beatle George Harrison fans get unique guided tour in Liverpool for his birthday
    Celebrations in Liverpool for George Day to celebrate George Harrison’s 72nd birthday started on Feb. 21 with a special and unique event organized by Liverpool tour guide Jackie Spencer, according to Beatles Examiner Liverpool correspondent...
  • Today in Rock: February 23
    Today in Rock: February 23
    Today in music history:There were several significant events on this day between the years 1955 and 2014.On this day in 1955 future singer-songwriter Howard Jones is born in Southampton, England.On this day in 1964 for the third week in a row, The...