| May 22, 2014
All you need is love, according to the Beatles, but the Fab Four's music also is essential if you're celebrating the British Invasion of the 1960s.
In "The British Invasion," the aptly titled tribute to the world-shaking power of the Beatles, the...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Hace poco estaba escuchando Abbey Road, de The Beatles, y cuando llegué a "Mean Mr. Mustard" me acordé de que, en el disco de vinilo original que se editó en Argentina, la canción estaba traducida como Significa Mr. Mustard. Por ese entonces yo no hablaba...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 9:19 AM
On Feb.. 7, 1964 -- 50 years ago today -- John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr arrived in the United States and in so doing turned Beatlemania worldwide. “It is now 6:30 a.m., Beatle time,” enthused a WMCA radio DJ....
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:04 PM
As the countdown continues toward Sunday’s 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show” on Feb. 9, 1964, more activities are on tap to mark the occasion.
Capitol Records will project a photo of...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It was the pop culture equivalent of the Big Bang, a televised moment that changed music for decades to come.
Fifty years ago Sunday, the Beatles made their U.S. live television debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" as 73 million people tuned in, the...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Dr. Mark and the Sutures may be the closest thing Highland Park has to a house band.
The ensemble, now in its 27th year and with its original lineup intact, was back on its unofficial home stage at Port Clinton Square last Saturday performing in...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 11:23 AM
A selection of shows coming up this week in and around L.A.:
Brian Charette Trio: Maybe it's the burden of the equipment, but Hammond B-3 players can seem in short supply lately. Fortunately there's New York City keyboardist Charette, whose 2013 solo...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The sign advertising his show still looms over the NBC parking lot, and for a few more days throngs of fans will crowd the studio gates in Burbank before tapings. But Jay Leno says he's ready to leave — and this time, he says he really means it....
| Jan 31, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Fifty years ago next Sunday, on Feb. 9, 1964, via "The Ed Sullivan Show," America met the Beatles.
It was not the group's first appearance on American television. CBS News had reported, dismissively, on British "Beatlemania," and Jack Paar had aired...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 8:35 PM
He was booed at Dodger Stadium and two days later wasn't even the most fawned over Paul in his own building.
Whoever cued up the Beatles' "Can't Buy Me Love" inside Staples Center on Sunday might as well have been playing an ode to Chris Paul.
| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Just two weeks after the Beatles' landmark appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in February 1964, the British group the Dave Clark Five — the Beatles' biggest rivals in the U.S. — had its own remarkable debut on the hugely popular Sunday night...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Beatles fans who want to go the extra mile -- literally -- to mark the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four’s storming of America can hop on the 101 Freeway on Sunday and head to Camarillo for an exhibition of some rare and in some cases previously...