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  • The Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour" gets reconsidered on WHRO-TV

    The Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour" gets reconsidered on WHRO-TV
    It originally aired Dec. 26, 1967, in what could be called the winter -- not the summer -- of love. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Star created "Magical Mystery Tour" as a post-Christmas feast for the senses. "In the wake of...
  • 'Concert for George' streaming on YouTube for 24 hours

    'Concert for George' streaming on YouTube for 24 hours
    Eleven years ago today, George Harrison died at the age of 58 in Los Angeles. And exactly one year after that some of the late Beatle's closest friends -- including Eric Clapton, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty and Harrison's surviving bandmates -- gathered for...
  • Choosing books for the holidays

    Choosing books for the holidays
    Inevitably this holiday season, my mom will tick through her shopping list and say with a sigh, "Your dad wants a book." Since I was a kid, my mom has teased my dad about the predictablity of this ritual, which usually involves the purchase of a brick-...
  • Rejected Beatles Audition Tape Appears at Auction

    Rejected Beatles Audition Tape Appears at Auction
    The Beatles audition tape rejected by a record label executive in arguably the biggest blunder in pop history has resurfaced and will go on sale at a London auction next week. Ted Owen of The Fame Bureau, an auction house specializing in pop...
  • Early Beatles Audition Tape Going on the Auction Block

    Early Beatles Audition Tape Going on the Auction Block
    They were four completely unknown men living in Liverpool in 1962. Ordinary 20-something-year-olds who had formed what seemed to be a very ordinary rock band. Their names were John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Pete Best -- they called...
  • The ultimate Beatles sound test

    The ultimate Beatles sound test
    Meet the new Beatles … same as the old Beatles? The albums being released Tuesday on vinyl certainly are old — the Beatles broke up 42 years ago, after all — and the mixes being used are the same as those that appeared on the 2009...
  • Jim James of My Morning Jacket to release solo album

    Jim James of My Morning Jacket to release solo album
    Jim James has done plenty of work lately outside the confines of his Kentucky-based roots-rock band, My Morning Jacket: In 2009 he recorded and toured with Conor Oberst, M. Ward and Mike Mogis as Monsters of Folk, and earlier this year he took part in...
  • Prog-Rock Stalwarts Yes Play a Trio of Classic Albums on Their Current Tour

    Prog-Rock Stalwarts Yes Play a Trio of Classic Albums on Their Current Tour
    Yes April 5, 8 p.m., $20-$45, MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods, 350 Trolley Line Blvd., Mashantucket, (860) 312-3000, foxwoods.com.   In the spring of 1972, Yes guitarist Steve Howe was recording a guitar solo for "Siberian Khatru" for the upcoming...
  • Barry Feinstein dies at 80; rock music photographer

    Barry Feinstein dies at 80; rock music photographer
    Barry Feinstein, a photographer who gained renown as one of the premier chroniclers of the 1960s and '70s music scene, including shooting iconic album covers for Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin and George Harrison, has died. He was 80. Feinstein, a longtime...
  • Barbara Orbison dies at 61; wife of singer Roy Orbison

    Barbara Orbison dies at 61; wife of singer Roy Orbison
    When singer Roy Orbison was touring England in 1968, it had been four years since he last appeared at the top of the charts with "Oh, Pretty Woman," even though he continued playing live and recording long after the pulse of rock music shifted away from...
  • The Making of "Mojo"

    "Mojo is power. You've got your mojo working. Things are happening for you." - Tom Petty "Mojo means the magic, the thing that gets girls excited." - Scott Thurston The first studio offering from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers in eight years, "MOJO,"...
  • Bio: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers belong to a special class of artists, a class comprised of those few acts that have sustained decades-long careers despite the restlessness of popular music's audience. The Heartbreakers' tours are among the most successful...