Tag Archives: The Beatles

A Tale of Early Badfinger and Magic Alex’s Apple Studio

John Bezzini, author of Buzz’s Beatles Book Blog, recently brought to our attention a rare recording and book involving The Iveys, the Apple Records band that eventually was renamed Badfinger. The book was titled “Young London: Permissive Paradise,” a look … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Beatlefan Family Remembers John Sosebee

As the years have rolled by, Leslie and I have had a few valued contributors to Beatlefan pass on. Considering we started publishing Beatlefan 44 years ago this month, that’s not surprising. However, I don’t think the death of any … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Beatles’ ‘Revolver’ Finally Gets the Deluxe Presentation It Deserves

Bruce Spizer previewed the Dolby Atmos mix and outtakes from the new “Revolver” set in Beatlefan #258. Here is an extended version of that article, addressing the complete box set. … Although quickly over-shadowed in 1967 by The Beatles’ follow-up … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

They Say It’s Your Birthday: Thoughts on McCartney at 80

I was sitting in the stands at Wake Forest University’s stadium in Winston-Salem, NC, last month, reliving an experience I’ve had too many times to count through the years — watching Paul McCartney in concert. As I watched Macca perform … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Beleaguered Fans Glad McCartney ‘Got Back’

Fans attending Paul McCartney’s show at Wake Forest University’s Truist Field in Winston-Salem, NC, braved a drenching thunderstorm that delayed the gates opening an hour, and endured traffic gridlock on the way to the show — and even inside the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

LENNONOLOGY EXCLUSIVE: ‘FOR YOU’ BLUES

Here’s a Lennonology exclusive provided by Chip Madinger … EXCLUSIVE CONTENT ON THE JAPANESE ‘LET IT BE’ SUPER DELUXE EDITION For nearly 40 years, nearly since the advent of the CD, The Beatles and Apple have managed to keep the digital contents … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Beatles and Motown

The Fab Four and Hitsville USA made a great combo, as Kit O’Toole recounts in this expanded version of an article published in Beatlefan #250. When The Beatles first conquered the U.S. in February, 1964, they forever changed American music.  … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments