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1 hr ago | Examiner.com

And now, the 50th anniversary of The Beatles 'A Hard Day's Night'

The Beatles chart domination and complementing British Invasion were well under way when A Hard Day's Night premiered in the U.S. 50 years ago on August 11, 1964, and to celebrate, the Criterion Collection has just released The Beatles' historic first film on DVD and Blu-ray .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Ringo Starr, Celebrities, Paul McCartney

3 hrs ago | Something Else! Reviews

'There was just them three, and me': Jeff Lynne on the...

Many was the fan who longed to be a fly on the wall in the mid-1990s when the surviving Beatles reconvened for the first time since 1970 sessions for "I Me Mine."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, The Electric Light Orchestra

5 hrs ago | Free Republic

REVEALED: The haunting life story behind one of pop's most famous songs... Eleanor Rigby

The words, familiar to countless millions around the world, are among the most poignant in popular music: 'Eleanor Rigby died in the church and was buried along with her name; nobody came.'


Related Topix: Paul McCartney, Celebrities, Pop/Rock

7 hrs ago | Q104.5

the Week in Rock and Roll

Only 316 out of 1,196 men survived the sinking and the many hours in shark-infested waters.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger

11 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

The Beatles Wanted To Film Lord Of The Rings

The Beatles approached director Stanley Kubrick to make a film adaptation of The Lord Of The Rings novels back in their heyday, according to moviemaker Peter Jackson .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, The Fab Four

12 hrs ago | NME

Kim Gordon, Yoko Ono, Cat Power sign up as 'teachers' at online girls' school

Kim Gordon, Cat Power and Yoko Ono have all signed up as virtual 'teachers' at an online girls' school which is currently seeking funding via Kickstarter .


Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Pop/Rock

17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Today in Rock: July 28

On this day in 1962 future singer, TV writer and actress Rachel Sweet is born in Akron, Ohio.


Related Topix: Akron, OH, Pop/Rock, Tommy Roe, Aerosmith

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

U.S. is urged to prepare better for catastrophic nuclear accidents

While nuclear design rules have focused on withstanding more predictable problems, it's the highly unusual but extreme events that have caused the worst accidents in recent decades, such as Chernobyl in 1986, Three Mile Island in 1979 and Fukushima three years ago.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Pop/Rock, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster

Daily Kos

Hellraisers Journal: Agnes Nestor on the Women's Trade Union League: To Organize and Protect Women

On July 24th, during the afternoon session, Agnes Nestor testified before the Commission on Industrial Relations , also known as the Walsh Commission.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

LiveDaily News

Eddie Vedder covers John Lennon's \"Imagine\" in Portugal

During the July 18 solo appearance at the Super Bock Super Rock Festival in Portugal, the Pearl Jam frontman discussed his anti-war beliefs and followed it up with a slimmed down version of the classic tune.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Pearl Jam, Cincinnati, OH

Northwest Music Scene

SleepyPilot guitarist Sean Van Dommelen joins Strangely Alright

SleepyPilot lead guitarist/ vocalist/songwriter Sean Van Dommelen has joined forces with Strangely Alright and is in the studio with the band recording the follow up to SA's critically acclaimed first CD, "The Time Machine Is Broken".


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Something Else! Reviews

'I've got a little something I want to show you':...

At this point four decades ago, John Lennon's troubled mid-1970s Rock 'n' Roll oldies album was headed to New York, in an effort to save the project.


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Power Line

War is over! If you want it

"Happy Xmas was John Lennon's 1971 Christmas single with Yoko Ono. "War is over! If you want it," went the song.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, Pop/Rock, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Terrorism, Conservative Political News


AI Algorithm Correctly Detects Subtle Changes...

Music enthusiasts have long recognized the dramatic changes the music of The Beatles went through in only a few years' time, but now for the first time researchers have scientifically measured the legendary rock band's progression using an artificial intelligence algorithm capable of analyzing and comparing musical styles.


Related Topix: Computer Science, Science, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Ringo Starr, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Lawrence Technological University, Entertainment


Today in Rock: July 27

On this day in 1958 a study by Esso Oil reveals that drivers speed more and thus waste more gas when listening to the new fad of rock and roll music.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, The Tokens, Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Merseyside County, England, Cheshire County, England, Cilla Black

Sat Jul 26, 2014


Today in Rock: July 26

On this day in 1943 Mick Jagger, future frontman for The Rolling Stones , is born Michael Phillip Jagger in Dartford, Kent, England.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Park Record

Scene Clips for July 26

A Chorus Line' at the Egyptian Theatre The Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St., will wrap its run of "A Chorus Line" on Sunday, July 27. Evening curtain is 6 p.m. Tickets range from $39 to $70.


Related Topix: Utah, Pop/Rock, Park City, UT


Marilyn: The Lost Photographs of a Hollywood Star at SUMO Gallery in Tribeca

Marilyn Monroe's final days were, depending on the source, a time of renewal for the actress, when she was happy to be working on a new film and sharing her plans for the future with close friends, or a low point in her life, filled with chemical dependence, insecurity, and heartbreak.


Related Topix: The Misfits, Western, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Vocal, Marilyn Monroe, Pop/Rock, Science / Technology, Internet


DREAMERS Premiere Cover of Nirvana's 'Drain You' on USA Today

Prepare to embark on a journey with DREAMERS, with their unique brand of grunge that is nostalgic for a space somewhere between art-school eccentric and the late 1970s punk scene.


Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge, Pop/Rock

Salisbury Journal

Eleanor Bron joins The Archers cast

Veteran actress Eleanor Bron has joined the cast of radio soap The Archers - as the character of Carol Tregorran returned to the show tonight after 34 years away.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Alfie, Drama Movies, Eleanor Bron, Alternative, Pop/Rock