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# The Beatles

This month
November 2023
Paul McCartney says Beatles getting first No 1 single in 54 years is 'very emotional'
AI helped the band to use a vocal recording from the late John Lennon on the song.
New Beatles music video shows late bandmates playing alongside McCartney and Starr
AI was used to show Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr playing alongside their late bandmates.
Last month
October 2023
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr confirm release date for 'last' Beatles song
The track – sourced from a Lennon demo, using technology to extricate and isolate his voice – will be released on 2 November.
This year
Quiz: How well do you know The Beatles' number one hits?
Paul McCartney turns 81 today.
Paul McCartney: 'Final' Beatles record to be released this year with 'John's voice' aided by AI
McCartney did not name the song that has been recorded but according to the BBC it is likely to be Now And Then.
QUIZ: How well do you know George Harrison?
‘The quiet Beatle’ would have been 80 today.
All time
Poll: Who's your favourite member of the Beatles?
John Lennon would have turned 81 today.
Today marks 40 years since John Lennon was shot dead on his doorstep in New York
Mark Chapman shot the singer on 8 December 1980.
Tributes paid to John Lennon's 'outstanding contribution to music' on what would have been his 80th birthday
The musician, who was shot dead in 1980, has continued to have an enduring influence on popular culture.
Quiz: How well do you know Paul McCartney and his songs?
It was 78 years ago today…
British IS fighters known as 'The Beatles' taken into US custody
The US has moved some Islamic State prisoners amid fears they could escape custody as Turkey invades northeast Syria.
Opinion: When the Beatles played Dublin in 1963 John Lennon declared: ‘We’re all Irish’
Lennon’s search for rebellion was nurtured by his embrace of Liverpool’s Irish influence and the dynamic effect of the city’s seafarer culture via the movement of ideas across oceans, writes Francis Kenny.
Dave Grohl shared how Taylor Swift saved him from embarrassment at Paul McCartney's gaff party
It turns out Taylor is a fairly big Foo Fighters fan.
Notorious British IS fighters nicknamed the 'Beatles' captured by Kurdish forces - reports
Violence flared in eastern Syria where the US-led coalition said it killed pro-regime fighters to fend off an attack on its Kurdish allies.
The deeds to Eleanor Rigby's grave could be yours for €22,000
According to the grave, Eleanor Rigby died in 1939 at the age of 44.
As The Beatles' first single approaches the '56-year rule', Paul McCartney settles rights lawsuit
The former Beatle had filed an action against Sony ATV Music Publishing.
Poll: Are the Beatles the greatest band of the last 50 years?
Give it to us straight. Honest answers only.
Here's how much U2, Paul McCartney and Adele are worth
The Sunday Times Music Rich List is out.
All John Lennon's idea? Sketch of iconic Sgt Pepper's album cover to fetch €55k at auction
The drawing was recently discovered at a former home of the Beatle in Weybridge.
'The Beatles could have been a very different band without George Martin'
Music fanatic Pat Carty pays tribute to George Martin, who has died, aged 90.
Earliest known letter of John Lennon to go for £30,000 at auction
The letter is part of a Beatles rock ‘n roll memorabilia auction.
You'll finally be able to listen to The Beatles on Spotify this Christmas
Several other music streaming services are also making hundreds of tracks from the Fab Four available for the first time.
Photos taken by Ringo Starr show how The Beatles liked to chill behind the scenes
A new book, Photograph, of never-before-seen photographs, is due to be released this month.
28 classic albums every twentysomething should know
An eclectic mix.
7 bleak things Paul McCartney is, according to Rihanna and Kanye fans
Oh, youths.
These Beatles-themed pancakes are the breakfast we can only dream of
Who’s hungry?
The man who shot John Lennon has been refused parole for the eighth time
Now 59, Mark David Chapman has been in jail for 33 years.
Tree honouring George Harrison killed by infestation of... beetles
Brazilian newspapers have some fun after England's result against Uruguay
Daily publication Lance! goes for the Abbey Road parody and nails it. But Roy Hodgson as John Lennon?
Fancy owning Rory Gallagher's amp or Michael Jackson's hat? They're up for grabs
Beatles, Elvis, Jon Bon Jovi fan? There’s a piece of memorabilia from pretty much every rock star for sale at an auction in Dublin.
Why 'Mad Men' Paid $250,000 To Use One Beatles Song
Quarter of a million dollars. For one song in one scene.
13 photos of vintage celebrities owning Christmas
Nobody does Christmas like old famous people.
Riots and mop-tops: The Beatles played Ireland 50 years ago today
In 1963, the Beatles played in Dublin and Belfast – and today marks the 50th anniversary of that milestone gig.
Ted from Scrubs performs Hey Ya and Help at Trinity College Dublin
He also sang a tune with the a cappella group The Trinitones.
VIDEO: Paul McCartney claims to have invented the selfie
… AND the photobomb.
STOP EVERYTHING! You NEED to see these Westlife photos immediately!
Our main regret in life is that we did not see these rig-outs in person.
Dad and toddler perform über-cute Beatles duet
Like, ÜBER.
How many London tourists end up at the wrong Abbey Road?
More than you’d think…
Hibs sack stadium announcer over 'Taxman' jibe at Hearts
Announcer played the Beatles song as city rivals struggle with financial woes.
Love me do: The Beatles' debut single released 50 years ago today
The Fab Four’s debut single turns 50 today, so why not check out some of the boys’ best moments in video?