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Review: Jeff Lynne's ELO headline Wembley Stadium 'for one night only' Special

Award-winning, singer, songwriter, musician, producer and bandleader Jeff Lynne brought the current incarnation of his Electric Light Orchestra to Wembley Stadium, the home of English football, treating the crowd to all the hits and more.

Grammys: Sam Smith wins 4 as show was heavy in performances

Los Angeles - UPDATE: Sam Smith has won Record of the Year at the 2015 Grammys Awards and it helped him win the night with four. Smith grabbed the award and thanked the person who broke his heart.

Interview with a rising star, the very talented David Bronson Special

The New York-based musician has been charming fans and critics alike, all over the world, with his unique and almost undefinable sound. Digital Journal caught up with him ahead of the release of his new album.

'CONAN' to pay week-long musical tribute to George Harrison

During the week of September 22, late-night talk show host Conan O'Brien will celebrate the music of George Harrison on 'CONAN,' with performances by Beck, Norah Jones and Dhani Harrison & Friends.

George Harrison's sister lives broke and alone despite his wealth

Branson - The 82-year-old sister of George Harrison lives by herself in a prefabricated home, managing a Beatles tribute band, barely making ends meet.

Sweden to celebrate 50th anniversary of Beatles' visit (video)

Karlstad - 50 years ago, the Beatles hit Sweden for their first-ever gig outside the UK. At the time, it was dubbed an "amateur jig". 50 years later, the town will celebrate the anniversary in full Beatlemania form.

Julio Iglesias songs used to torture victims of Augusto Pinochet

Manchester - A researcher at Manchester University has been looking into how Chile's military dictator, Augusto Pinochet, used popular music to "to inflict psychological and physical damage" on prisoners of his regime.

Review: The Beatles 'Help!' is now available on Blu-ray Special

Fans have waited a long time for the Beatles much-heralded sophomore film outing to get the Blu-ray treatment. The exceptional quality of the print is proof that this was something worth waiting for.

George Harrison statue plan abandoned

Plans to erect a statue of George Harrison in the town of Henley-on-Thames have been abandoned because it might attract 'the wrong type of fan'.

Remembering George Harrison

George Harrison died eleven years ago today at the relatively young age of 58. His legacy, which extends far beyond music, is stronger than ever.

New Beatles bio offers a graphic look at the Fab Four Special

A new, comic-book style book offers a new, creative take on the history of The Beatles. Combining history with comics, creator Herve Bourhis has fashioned a fascinatingly visual take on the story of the Fab Four.

Magic and mystery, as Fab Four documentary hits UK TV screens

Previously unseen film of the Beatles eating Britain’s favourite takeout – fish and chips – is to feature in a new documentary on the Fab Four to be shown on the BBC.

Review: Backbeat offers a bombastic Beatles history lesson Special

Toronto - Long before The Beatles were famous, they cut their creative teeth in the gritty clubs of Hamburg, Germany. A new musical based on the 1994 movie explores this time, and the complex relationship between John Lennon and Stuart Sutcliffe.

‘The Lost Concert’ details The Beatles first concert on US soil

New York - A new documentary film details the events that gave birth to Beatlemania and changed the North American music landscape.

Formerly lost Beatles amp to sell for $100,000 at auction

Late Beatles guitarist George Harrison's rare JMI Vox UL 730 amplifier is going to be auctioned off next month. The amp, which was recently discovered to have belonged to Harrison, was a revolutionary piece of technology for its time.

Op-Ed: Bob Marley is dead, but his music lives on

Bob Marley may have been dead for 30 years, but he is riding high in the charts again as his 1984 posthumous compilation album hits the number one spot in 17 of 22 international markets.

The Martin Scorsese documentary about George Harrison

The Martin Scorsese documentary about the life of George Harrison is currently available on BBC iplayer; although thoroughly comprehensive, it has a couple of interesting desiderata.

Op-Ed: The quiet Beatle — New documentary about George Harrison

London - George Harrison died ten years ago this month; a new documentary which includes much unseen archive material has been produced with the help of his second wife and widow, Olivia.

Beatles biographer uncovers hundreds of historic Lennon letters

The author perhaps best known for writing the only authorized biography of the Beatles has uncovered more than 250 letters and cards sent by John Lennon to his family, and they are soon to be published for the first time.

Trailer released for Scorsese TV film about George Harrison

Martin Scorsese’s new documentary pic about former Beatles George Harrison is to be broadcast over two evenings in October, it’s been revealed.

Catalina Island Museum holds rock star exhibit until July 31

Former wife of Eric Clapton and George Harrison, Pattie Boyd exhibits Yesterday and Today: The Beatles and Eric Clapton as photographed by Pattie Boyd, through July at the Catalina Island Museum, California.

Louisiana's music legends bring crowds to Natchitoches Special

Natchitoches - Spring danced in the arms of sunshine and jazz, that combination that always makes visitors and tourists feel special every year at the annual jazz festival in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

Rock Band Advertisement Features John Lennon and George Harrison

Creators of the newest Rock Band release, the Beatles have posted the first television commercial intended for American audiences on YouTube to strengthen the buzz surrounding the game. It looks as though the Fab 4 are back together again.

Beatle George Harrison Dies of Cancer

LOS ANGELES - George Harrison of the Beatles has died of cancer at the age of 58. Harrison's wife Olivia and son Dhani were at his side when he died Thursday afternoon in Los Angeles. George Harrison was the quiet lead guitar player of the Beatles,...

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Beatlemania: The Fab Four received a tumultuous welcome when they arrived at John F. Kennedy Interna...
Beatlemania: The Fab Four received a tumultuous welcome when they arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport in 1964 (left to right: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr)
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George Harrison and Joe Osborn in a scene from  The Wrecking Crew
George Harrison and Joe Osborn in a scene from 'The Wrecking Crew'
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George Harrison (1943-2001) seen performing his classic  Here Comes The Sun  during a 1987 charity c...
George Harrison (1943-2001) seen performing his classic "Here Comes The Sun" during a 1987 charity concert.
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The Beatles (clockwise from top left: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison)
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