50 Years Ago: Harry Nilsson’s ‘Everybody’s Talkin” Helps Make ‘Midnight Cowboy’ a Film Cla…
The movie was one of the earliest to include pop tunes as background music.
50 Years Ago: Paul McCartney Marries Linda Eastman
That sound you hear is a million Beatles fans' hearts breaking.
How the Beatles Formed Northern Songs Publishing Company
By early 1963, the value of the songs written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney was obvious to Beatles manager Brian Epstein.
‘Schmuck! This Is Your Soundtrack!': The Story of Simon & Garfunkel’s ‘The Graduate’
Director Mike Nichols used Simon & Garfunkel's music to provide the perfect backdrop to his film, 'The Graduate.'
When the Beatles Signed Their First Contract With Brian Epstein
By late 1961, the Beatles were one of the most popular bands in Liverpool, but were desperate to find a representative who would secure them a recording contract.
When John Lennon’s ‘More Popular Than Jesus’ Quote Sparked Protests
There was little immediate reaction when John Lennon's comment first appeared in the U.K. Then, an American teen magazine republished the quote on July 31, 1966 – and outrage followed.
50 Years Ago: ‘I Fought the Law’ Singer Bobby Fuller Dies Mysteriously
Bobby Fuller was found dead of asphyxiation in the front seat of his mother's car on July 18, 1966.
When the Beatles Snubbed Philippines First Lady Imelda Marcos
The Beatles caused an international incident when they didn't attend a breakfast thrown on July 4, 1966 at the Philippines' Presidential Palace.
That Time the Beatles’ Solo Singles All Hit the Charts
For two weeks in 1971, the Billboard Hot 100 had a sort-of Beatles reunion.
How ‘Shindig!’ Ushered in ‘Flat-Out, Ass-Kickin’ Rock ‘n’ Roll’ TV
Shindig! was TV's first prime-time rock music show, spawning a raft of imitators.