John Lennon

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The Olympic Effect: The Kinks, John Lennon & More Re-enter UK Charts

Though the U.S. charts don’t show the same influence, the Olympics effect is out in full force on on the U.K. charts this week.

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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John Lennon’s Tooth Used In Sculpture

Last year, one of John Lennon’s molars was auctioned off for about $31,000 – and it seems the buyer had more than a display case in mind to house the tooth.

08/21/2012

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John Lennon’s Killer Goes Up For Parole

John Lennon’s murderer, Mark David Chapman, could go before the parole board this week. This will be his seventh time going before the board.

08/20/2012

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Jack White Interviewed By Duff McKagan Of Guns N’ Roses

Rock’s reigning renaissance man Jack White talks to the former Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver bassist about songwriting, Iggy Pop and recording with rockabilly legend Wanda Jackson.

08/09/2012

JACK’s Inside Track: The Beatles

Next time I find myself in London for a spot of tea and a crumpet, I think I’ll take in Lennon and McCartney’s childhood homes. However, I don’t drink tea and the word “crumpet” isn’t […]

04/05/2012

January 30, 1972 in Derry, Northern Ireland: a British soldier chases a Catholic protester while another soldier looks on. (Getty Images/AFP)

Rock Flashback: Bloody Sunday

On January 30, 1972, in the town of Derry in Northern Ireland, 26 protesters were shot by British police. Fourteen died. The event is remembered as Bloody Sunday. It was probably the most significant event […]

01/30/2012

Nilsson - "Without You" (RCA, 1972)

Number 1 With A Bullet: Nilsson And “Without You”

In the fog of one too many beers, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Harry Nilsson[/lastfm] picked out his only #1 hit, “Without You.”

12/27/2011

JACK’s Inside Track: John Lennon Auction

Know what time John Lennon’s dentist pulled his infected tooth in 1966? 2:30. Get it? Two-thirty??? Tooth hurty??? OK, I ruined it by explaining it…Sorry.

10/27/2011

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Nirvana Spotlight: Neil Young, Melvins, Beatles, And Sonic Youth Among Kurt Cobain’s Musical Influences

Was it the ferocious, edgy punk sounds of the [mp3com-artist]Melvins[/mp3com-artist] or the experimental noisemaking of New York City’s [mp3com-artist]Sonic Youth[/mp3com-artist] that had the biggest impact on the music of [mp3com-artist]Kurt Cobain[/mp3com-artist]? In this week’s MP3.com […]

09/23/2011

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