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On Its 50th Anniversary: Why the Beatles Were Embarrassed by 'Yesterday'

The 50th Anniversary of 'Yesterday': Why the Beatles Were Embarrassed by Their Hit Ballad

Originally posted 06/15/2015 03:45PM

Fifty years after being recorded, "Yesterday" is the most covered song in the world, but most of the Beatles weren't too keen about the now-popular track back in 1965.

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Hear Kurt Cobain's Unreleased Cover of Beatles Classic 'And I Love Her'

Originally posted 04/22/2015 09:30PM

[YOUTUBE "iEEKHEPFvbM"] "And I Love Her" is one of the Beatles' best-loved songs, but Beatles and Nirvana fans alike will be surprised to hear a cover of it by the late Kurt Cobain.

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Cynthia Lennon, Ex-Wife of John Lennon, Has Died

Cynthia Lennon, Ex-Wife of John Lennon, Has Died

Originally posted 04/01/2015 12:35PM

Cynthia Lennon, the former wife of John Lennon, has died. She was 75.

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Dana Carvey Cracks Up Bill Hader with Beatles Impressions (VIDEO)

Originally posted 02/12/2015 02:10PM

If you're wondering what Dana Carvey's been up to lately, the answer is perfecting a two-Beatle impression.

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Paul McCartney Thankful for Repaired Friendship Before John Lennon's Death

Originally posted 12/07/2014 02:15PM

Paul McCartney says his bitter rift with Beatles bandmate John Lennon may have drawn headlines, but their real story at the end was one of forgiveness, as the two put aside differences to bond over fatherhood and "bread-making recipes."

On Saturday's episode of The Jonathan Ross Show, McCartney told the host that he's thankful the musical legends had reconnected before Lennon was tragically shot to death in 1980 at age 40.

"The story about the break-up, it's true but it's not the main bit, the main bit was the affection," the musician, 72, lovingly recalled days before the Monday anniversary of Lennon's murder outside the famed Dakota apartment building in Manhattan.

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George Harrison Memorial Tree in L.A. Destroyed by Beetles (Seriously)

UpdatePosted 07/22/2014 12:20PM

George Harrison Memorial Tree in L.A. Destroyed by Beetles (Seriously)

Originally posted 07/22/2014 11:30AM

Beware of darkness … and also tree beetles.

Los Angeles Councilman Tom LaBonge told the Los Angeles Times that a pine tree planted near Griffith Park's Observatory in 2004 to honor late Beatle George Harrison has died after an infestation of – wait for it – tree beetles.

As the paper notes, "Except for the loss of tree life, Harrison likely would have been amused at the irony."

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Paul McCartney Cancels Japan Shows Due to Illness

Paul McCartney Cancels Japan Shows Due to Illness

Originally posted 05/18/2014 12:00PM

Paul McCartney canceled his second concert in Tokyo on Sunday, as well as the makeup performance for the one nixed a day earlier, and apologized to his fans for still being sick with a virus.

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Can't-Miss Entertainment: The Walking Dead, Beatles Tribute and More | The Beatles, Scott Wilson

Can't-Miss Entertainment: The Walking Dead, Beatles Tribute and More

Originally posted 02/07/2014 12:00PM

Your go-to guide for what's hot in entertainment this week

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Photos of a Beatles Invasion, 50 Years After The Ed Sullivan Show | The Beatles, George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr

Photos of a Beatles Invasion, 50 Years After The Ed Sullivan Show

Originally posted 02/07/2014 11:00AM

Feb. 9 marks the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show and with it, the beginning of "Beatlemania." To commemorate, here are some intimate pictures of the group on their 1964 tour, which included the now-legendary TV appearance – plus, some required reading for Beatles fans.

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