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Not Fade Away: ‘Meet The Beatles’ Holds Up, 50 Years On

We take a look at the album that helped the Beatles to take over America.

01/20/2014

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Music Movies Now Streaming: Green Day, US Festival, Independent Record Shop Docs

To save you the grunt work of tracking down these hard-to-find concert films and docs, here’s a look at the most noteworthy music-related titles newly available to stream.

01/13/2014

The Beatles at the EMI studios in Abbey Road preparing for ‘Our World’, a live TV show broadcast to 24 countries worldwide in 1967. (BIPs/Getty Images)

Book Report: ‘Beatles Vs. Stones’ Through the Lens of ’60s Politics

Hardcore fans of either band will be at least tangentially aware of many of the points of comparison addressed by McMillian. But the author, who is an expert on American radicalism and has written another ’60s-focused book, Smoking Typewriters: The Sixties Underground Press and the Rise of Alternative Media in America, tackles one aspect of the Beatles vs. Stones debate you rarely see addressed: their political activism vs. the public’s perception of it.

11/05/2013

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JACK’s Inside Track: Hologram HOF

Alright, this is creepier than a Haunted House on Halloween!

104.1 JACK-FM–10/29/2013

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Paul McCartney Mends Rift with Yoko, Still Talks to John Lennon

“I thought, ‘If John loved her, there’s got to be something,” he said of Ono, whom he also called a “badass.” “He’s not stupid. It’s like, what are you going to do? Are you going to hold a grudge you never really had?”

10/25/2013

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Dentist Who Owns Late Beatles Tooth Is Trying To Clone John Lennon

If you think you’re weird, you probably are, but this guy is infinitely weirder.

08/23/2013

R.I.P. Terry (courtesy of John P. Johnson/HBO)

True Blood Music Recap: A Jailbreak, A Funeral & A Beatles Song

This week’s episode — the second to last of a shortened, ten-part season — may have been the best, with a final goodbye to a longtime character and a particularly bloody jailbreak.

08/12/2013

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JACK’s Inside Track: Julian Lennon

Don’t feel bad for Julian Lennon–sure, his famous Dad was kinda absentee, but his Mom’s name is NOT Yoko.

104.1 JACK-FM–07/08/2013

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Not Fade Away: The Beatles’ ‘Please Please Me’ LP Turns 50

In Not Fade Away, we take a look at the legacy of some of the greatest albums of the past few decades – some iconic, some lesser known – as they celebrate significant anniversaries. Here, we take a look at The Beatles’ debut LP, Please Please Me.

03/25/2013

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Ozzy The Great & Powerful: 10 WTF Music Moments

Top 10 WTF Ozzy Osbournce Music Moments

03/08/2013

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