All the Lonely People: The Story of “Eleanor Rigby”
“Eleanor Rigby” is one of Paul McCartney’s most haunting songs. Here’s the back story on this poignant Beatle classic.
Helen Anderson: Lennon’s Mate (And That Hat)
Helen Anderson was among John Lennon’s best friends at art college. She designed one of his most iconic accessories, and has stories to tell.
The Beatles First Album: One Groundbreaking Day
The Beatles caught a huge break with a chance to record an entire album. In one day, they created a heck of a launch pad.
The Surprising Chord That Helped Make “Penny Lane” a Masterpiece
“Penny Lane” is full of inventive twists, starting with this chord. See how Sir Paul wove it together so seamlessly. It’s a master class in composition.
“Love Me Do”: The Birth of the Self-Contained Band
The creation of “Love Me Do” had a ripple effect, not just on the Beatles’ career – but on the music industry as a whole.