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2012 Artists In Review: The Beatles

As 2012 comes to a close, we’re revisiting the year’s biggest stories through the lens of some of our station’s biggest artists. Status: Yep, still broken up. New Albums Released: Two – one from each surviving […]

12/27/2012

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New Details Emerge About George Harrison And The Beatles

The story of Beatle George Harrison takes on a new dimension with some insights from his sister.

12/27/2012

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JACK’s Inside Track: Ravi Shankar

We lost a legend today…

104.1 JACK-FM–12/12/2012

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Beatles Fans Set Record In Honor Of 50th Anniversary Of “Love Me Do”

The Beatles’ entire catalog remains one of the most enduring groups of songs in popular culture. Their first single “Love Me Do,” the song is still fun and vibrant 50 years after its original U.K. release. To celebrate the occasion, fans gathered in Liverpool’s docks Friday afternoon to set a new world record for the most Beatles fans singing “Love Me Do” in a round.

10/05/2012

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5 Things We’d Like To See On The Beatles Cruise

This March, the fourth annual Beatles cruise will once again set sail from Ft. Lauderdale headed toward the Bahamas, aboard the world’s largest cruise ship. And we have a few ideas for the cruise’s organizers.

08/22/2012

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Roll On! The Beatles’ ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ Movie Gets Rerelease

The Beatles’ 1967 film Magical Mystery Tour isn’t as celebrated as some of their other full length features: Help!, A Hard Day’s Night and Yellow Submarine, which may explain why it has been out of print for years. However, that’s about to change. On October 9th, Magical Mystery Tour will be released on DVD and Blu-Ray with a remixed soundtrack and, of course, special features.

08/22/2012

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Paul McCartney Honors Victor Spinetti, Deceased Actor From Beatles Movies

As Paul McCartney celebrates his 70th birthday this week, he also mourns the passing of British actor Victor Spinetti, the only person other than the Fab Four to appear in all three Beatles movies. “Victor […]

06/20/2012

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On The Charts: Beastie Boys Re-Enter Top 20, Lionel Richie Falls Further

Following the death of Beastie Boys member Adam “MCA” Yauch last week, the pioneering hip-hop group re-enters the Billboard 200 album chart this week.

05/09/2012

JACK’s Inside Track: George Harrison

What’s almost harder to believe than Lennon’s assasination 31 years ago is that it’s already been a decade since George passed away…lotsa “product” this holiday season to keep him alive and generating income, though.

12/15/2011

From The Vault: McCartney And Harrison On The Death Of Lennon

Getty Images It was a tremendous shock to the world when [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Lennon[/lastfm] was shot and killed on December 8, 1980–an event that took place 30 years ago today. Lennon was only 40 years […]

12/08/2010

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