Memories of his mom singing the 1932 hit “Please” inspired John Lennon to write “Please Please Me.” Trace the song’s journey up the charts in this book excerpt.
The original cake-themed album cover art for The Rolling Stones’ “Let It Bleed” album is expected to sell for five figures at Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia auction Dec. 15, 2011.
Which artists and records come to mind when you think of great live albums? Check out our list of obvious — and not-so-obvious — picks you need to take for a spin ASAP.
Even the greatest musicians are still vulnerable to making some really crappy live recordings. Here’s Goldmine’s list of some of the biggest offenders.
What’s on your want list? This edition’s list: Rare Earth, The Smiths, People, Fats Domino, Annette Funicello, Everly Brothers, and, of course, The Beatles.
Paul McCartney’s first solo effort away from The Beatles, the film soundtrack “The Family Way,” finally gets it release on CD.
Bruce Spizer was 8 years old when The Beatles invaded America. Although he became a tax attorney, his dream job is his other gig: author of Beatles books.
This Market Watch countdown might be shorter than some of the others we’ve seen in Goldmine, but the records are just as sweet, with a mix of psychedelia, funk, hard-rock, British Invasion and even an historic recording.
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By Bruce Spizer Question: I have a copy of The Beatles’ 1961 single, signed by George Harrison. Is this worth more with the autograph? Also I have a signed photo of George. — T. Stephens, via e-mail Answer: The “My …