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More on Our Favorite Solo B-Sides

Quite a few unique tracks have shown up on the flip side of solo Beatles singles through the decades. In Beatlefan #248, we flipped over many solo singles and presented some of our contributors’ favorite B-sides. However, due to space … Continue reading

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Previewing Ringo’s ‘Zoom In’ EP

Ringo Starr has a new five-track EP, “Zoom In,” due out March 19 from Capitol/Universal. Here, Bill King provides a preview. … When Ringo Starr released his most recent album, “What’s My Name,” in 2019, he said he thought it … Continue reading

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Catching Up With Macca

Paul McCartney did a lot of press to promote his recent “McCartney III” album. Here are highlights of some of those interviews. … Talking with the BBC, Macca addressed his off-and-on gray pandemic beard, saying, “what I do is, I … Continue reading

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In the Studio With George Harrison

Eoghan Lyng looks back at the recording of “All Things Must Pass” in this bonus to our 50th anniversary coverage of the George Harrison album. You can find much more about “All Things Must Pass” in Beatlefan #247. … Though … Continue reading

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Paul’s pandemic album: Not top-drawer McCartney, but not bad

Beatlefan Publisher Bill King reviews Paul McCartney’s forthcoming “McCartney III” album. … I have to admit that the first time I listened to “McCartney III,” my reaction was not all that positive. However, this is Paul McCartney — master of … Continue reading

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More Pie!

Tom Frangione sends along this wrapup of the extra “Flaming Pie” stuff floating around out there that he did for Joe Johnson’s BeatleBrunch …   Well, if the five CDs and two DVDs in the newly released Archive Collection edition … Continue reading

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When did The Beatles break up?

This is the complete, unedited version of Duncan Driver’s article excerpted in Beatlefan #243. ‘… don’t you know that you can count me out, in.’ — Sung by John Lennon on the song ‘Revolution I’ (1968). One of the most … Continue reading

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GETTING NASTY: A Rutle Remembers

Al Sussman pays tribute in Beatlefan #242 to Neil Innes, creator of the brilliant Beatles musical parodies used by The Rutles in addition to playing the band’s Lennon figure, Ron Nasty. Innes was a member of the legendary Bonzo Dog … Continue reading

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The Abbey Road Medley at 50 Years: A Perfect Beatles Goodbye

An edited version of this article by Tim Hatfield about the “Abbey Road” medley appears in Beatlefan #242. Here is the unedited version, complete with academic notes and references. I’m a Beatles fan.  There are still a lot of us, … Continue reading

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Why the skimpy bonus material on the ‘Abbey Road’ deluxe box?

Beatlefan reader Mike Edsall discusses his mixed feelings about the “Abbey Road” 50th anniversary deluxe edition. First, let me state where I’m coming from. I am a first-generation Beatles fan who owns close everything they’ve ever released, both group and … Continue reading

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