The Beatles

A plaque marks the place where a tree was planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison in Griffith Park on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. The tree planted to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed by beetles. The pine grew to more than 12 feet tall before succumbing to a bark beetle infestation and removed last month. (AP Photo)

George Harrison memorial tree killed by — get this — beetles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed — by beetles. Councilman Tom LaBonge says the pine grew to more than 12 feet tall […]

07/22/2014

This undated photo provided by Sotheby’s shows an untitled ink drawing by John Lennon of a guitar player. It is part of an 89-piece collection of Lennon’s original whimsical drawings, poems and prose for his books “In His Own Write” and “A Spaniard in the Works”. (AP Photo/Sotheby's, John Lennon)

Imagine all the artwork: Lennon trove auctioned

NEW YORK (AP) — Whimsical drawings, poems and short stories from two humorous books John Lennon produced in the 1960s fetched skyrocketing prices at auction Wednesday, including $209,000 for a nine-page parody of Sherlock Holmes. […]

06/04/2014

This undated photo provided by Sotheby’s shows an untitled ink drawing by John Lennon of a guitar player. It is part of an 89-piece collection of Lennon’s original whimsical drawings, poems and prose for his books “In His Own Write” and “A Spaniard in the Works”. (AP Photo/Sotheby's, John Lennon)

John Lennon book art, poems going to auction

NEW YORK (AP) — Whimsical drawings, poems and prose created by John Lennon for his acclaimed books “In His Own Write” and “A Spaniard in the Works” are coming to auction. The books’ British publisher, […]

05/29/2014

This undated photo provided by Julien's Auctions shows the1962 Rickenbacker 425 guitar that George Harrison played as The Beatles recorded "I Want to Hold Your Hand" at Abbey Road Studios. It could bring up to $600,000 on May 17, 2014 during a rock memorabilia sale by Julien’s Auctions at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York. (AP Photo/Julien's Auctions)

Beatles Rickenbacker guitar coming to auction

NEW YORK (AP) — A guitar owned by George Harrison is heading to auction along with other Beatles and rock memorabilia. The Julien’s Auctions sale is May 17 at the Hard Rock Cafe in Manhattan. […]

05/09/2014

In this May 8, 2008 file photo, members of Kiss, from left, Paul Stanley, Eric Singer, Gene Simmons and Tommy Thayer, at a news conference to promote the start of their KISS Alive/35 European Tour  in Oberhausen, Germany. (AP Photo/Volker Wiciok, file)

Kiss not the first to tell Rock Hall to kiss off

Graciousness is not always high on the list of attributes you find in successful rock ‘n’ roll stars. Because of this, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions have sometimes brought out the worst […]

04/09/2014

The Beatles "Help" jackets are displayed with a man holding the album cover on which they appeared. (Photo credit: Omega Auctions)

Beatles jackets go up for auction

The Beatles  looked pretty hip in the film “Help!” and today, two of the jackets worn in the film could be worth thousands of dollars. “Beatles for Sale” was the title of the Fab Four’s […]

02/12/2014

Feb. 7, 1964: The Beatles, from left, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison arriving in New York at John F. Kennedy airport. (AP Photo, File)

Olympics get Sunday ratings gold, Beatles bronze

NEW YORK (AP) — Clearly, there’s room for Beatles, zombies and Olympic athletes on the same night of television. NBC’s Sunday night Olympics coverage reached 26.3 million viewers, essentially even with the 26.4 million who […]

02/10/2014

This photo taken on Sept. 21, 2013, shows residents in Benton, Ill., reading a historical marker honoring late Beatles guitarist George Harrison's visit 50 years earlier to Benton, Ill., where he spent two weeks visiting his sister Louise Harrison.  (AP Photo/Benton Evening News, Mona Sandefur)

My brother the Beatle: Sister recalls his Illinois visit pre-fame

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Not long after settling in southern Illinois in 1963, an ocean from her native England, Louise Harrison Caldwell trudged from one radio station to the next lobbying for air time for […]

02/07/2014

This undated photo provided by Heritage Auctions shows autographs by The Beatles on a 4-foot-by-2-foot section of a backdrop wall  from the New York theater where The Ed Sullivan Show theater took place. (AP Photo/Heritage Auctions)

Ed Sullivan Beatles’ item headed to NYC auction

NEW YORK (AP) — A large piece of stage backdrop autographed by the Beatles during their first live U.S. concert 50 years ago is headed to auction, where it could draw $800,000 to $1 million. […]

02/06/2014

Singer Taylor Swift (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)

So many Grammy moments to keep you glued to tube

Predicting who will come up with the next morning’s water-cooler moment at the Grammy Awards is just as difficult as guessing who will win album of the year. Grammy producers seem to have found the […]

01/22/2014

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