Top 11 British Phrases Heard in Beatles Songs

Top 11 British Phrases Heard in Beatles Songs

Until 1964, Americans imagined Brits as businessmen in bowler hats and stuffy butlers who served tea. The Beatles‘ arrival on our shores changed all that. We grew our hair, dressed in Carnaby Street fashions and overnight, British words like “fab” and “gear” entered our language. But Beatles lyrics contain many expressions that many American fans […]

A Guitar George Harrison Played at the Beatles’ Final Cavern Club Gig is Up for Auction

A Guitar George Harrison Played at the Beatles’ Final Cavern Club Gig is Up for Auction

Got a few hundred thousand dollars (or pounds) just aching to be traded for some legendary Beatles gear? You’re in luck, then, as an upcoming auction will offer up a guitar that George Harrison played for the group’s final performance at Liverpool’s Cavern Club in 1963. Specifically, it’s a Maton Mastersound MS-500, and auction house Gardiner […]

Ken Sharp’s ‘She Hates the Beatles’ Describes Quite a Relationship Predicament (Listen)

Ken Sharp’s ‘She Hates the Beatles’ Describes Quite a Relationship Predicament (Listen)

Suppose you’re a big Beatles fan. Most of us are, right? Well, what if your significant other isn’t too keen on the Fab Four? Specifically, what if your significant other hates the Beatles? Musician/songwriter/journalist/Rock Cellar contributor Ken Sharp tackled this weighty issue in his new song, “She Hates the Beatles,” which came about with his […]

The Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine’ Returning to Theaters to Mark 50th Anniversary

The Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine’ Returning to Theaters to Mark 50th Anniversary

Among the many projects the Beatles entertained during their incredibly influential career, the animated film/album Yellow Submarine was one of the most creative. This year, the 1968 film celebrates its 50th anniversary, and will re-enter theaters this July in a limited engagement, restored in 4K and featuring remixed 5.1 Stereo Surround Sound. This special commemorative […]

Randy Bachman Loves the Beatles (Q&A About His New George Harrison Tribute LP, ‘By George – By Bachman’)

Randy Bachman Loves the Beatles (Q&A About His New George Harrison Tribute LP, ‘By George – By Bachman’)

Randy Bachman’s status as a rock and roll pioneer and legend is rock solid. He was a founding member of the Guess Who in the 1960s and Bachman Turner Overdrive in the 1970s, with hits like “American Woman,” “Takin’ Care of Business,” “These Eyes” and “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet” under his belt, and is […]

The Beatles’ ‘Christmas Records’ Vinyl Singles Box Set to Be Released Dec. 15

The Beatles’ ‘Christmas Records’ Vinyl Singles Box Set to Be Released Dec. 15

The Beatles vault will be opened once more for a special holiday-themed Christmas Records box set, due out Dec. 15. Featuring seven 7″ colored vinyl singles, the Christmas Records set is tailor-made for Fab Four collectors, and includes the following: 1963: “The Beatles’ Christmas Record” (one-sided, 5:00 TRT) Recorded: 17 October 1963 – Studio Two, […]

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