The Gibson Guitar Corporation is to release three new acoustic guitars to commemorate the 70th anniversary of John Lennon‘s birth.
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A note written by John Lennon on the day he died has gone on sale for $154,000.
A club where Ringo Starr performed one of his first concerts with The Beatles has burnt down.
A porcelain lavatory which belonged to John Lennon has sold at auction for £9,500 ($14,740).
John Lennon handwritten lyrics for The Beatles’ song A Day In The Life have sold at auction for $1.2 million.
Sir Paul McCartney gave a special performance at the White House in front of US president Barack Obama. The president said McCartney had “helped to lay the soundtrack for an entire generation”, as he presented the performer with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, awarded by the Library of Congress.
Sir Paul McCartney is to perform at a fundraising night for the Old Vic Theatre Trust on 1 July 2010.
Sir Paul McCartney will be awarded the third Gershwin Prize at the White House, in a concert hosted by President Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle Obama on 2 June 2010.
A monument honouring John Lennon is to be unveiled in Liverpool in October 2010.
John Lennon‘s life and legacy are to be celebrated in a two-month series of cultural events in the city of Liverpool.
EMI has released a statement announcing it has no intentions to sell Abbey Road Studios.
The National Trust is considering launching a campaign to buy Abbey Road Studios, which EMI is reported to be planning to sell.
Sir Paul McCartney has expressed hope that Abbey Road Studios can be saved, after reports that EMI has put the iconic building up for sale.
Pope Benedict XVI’s top rock album is The Beatles’ Revolver, according to the Vatican’s official newspaper.
All You Need Is Love is to be released as downloadable content for The Beatles: Rock Band on the PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Wii, Apple Corps Ltd, MTV Games and Harmonix have announced.
Apple Corps and Apple Inc have joined forces to release a new iTunes store app containing lyrics and guitar chords for more than 160 Beatles songs.
The cast for the stage adaptation of the Beatles film Backbeat has been announced.
Sir Paul McCartney has suggested that he would like to play a residency at the O2 Arena in London.
Sir Paul McCartney has described the chart battle between US rock band Rage Against The Machine and the 2009 X Factor winner Joe McElderry as “funny”.
Rubber Soul is to be made available as downloadable content for The Beatles: Rock Band next week, it has been announced.