The Beatles

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

Musician Ringo Starr performs on stage during the David Lynch Foundation Honors Ringo Star "A Lifetime of Peace & Love" event held at the El Rey Theatre on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)

Celebs flock to honor Ringo Starr before Grammys

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ringo Starr got an early start to Grammy week, with famous friends honoring him for his life and work. The former Beatle received the Lifetime of Peace and Love award from the […]

01/21/2014

Maggie McKay

Experience LA with Maggie McKay

If you aren’t into football this weekend what else is there to do? A lot, especially if you’re a Beatles fan.

02/01/2013

New documentary includes Beatles first US concert

(AP) – The Beatles are hitting theaters nationwide. Recently discovered footage of the Fab Four’s first full-length concert in the United States is the subject of a new documentary, “The Beatles: The Lost Concert.” Recorded […]

04/24/2012

EU launches in-depth probe of Universal's EMI deal

(AP) – The European Union’s competition regulator on Friday launched an in-depth probe of Universal Music Group’s planned acquisition of part of the iconic British music company EMI – home to The Beatles, Coldplay and […]

03/25/2012