Music

March 11, 2024

Paul McCartney Is Reunited With Iconic Bass Stolen Over 50 Years Ago Thanks to an Online Campaign

Paul McCartney's violin-shaped Hofner bass is a symbol of The Beatles' early years, much like their polished suits and moptop hairdos. While its appearance on countless shows and studio recordings would have made it worthy of being displayed in a museum, it had a much different fate. In 1972, it was stolen from a van, and its whereabouts remained a mystery for over half a century.

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February 21, 2024

Watch The Beatles Music Video Made of 1,300 Oil Paintings

Over half a century after they released their final album, The Beatles continue to earn accolades. At the 2024 Grammy Awards, the Fab Four picked up the trophy for Best Music Video, for the song “I'm Only Sleeping.” To mark the release of the remastered version of their daring 1966 album Revolver, visual artist Em Cooper was commissioned to create a video for this track.

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February 11, 2024

Watch a Trombone Player Perform a Goosebump-Inducing Solo That Surprises the Rest of the Band

Music can evoke a myriad of emotions. But have you ever seen a performance so good that it gives you goosebumps? A presentation from the Benedict College Trombone section has been making rounds online for it's sheer display of talent. Soloist William Bilal dazzles the crowd with an electrifying rendition of “Black & Blues” by Al Jarreau.

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February 6, 2024

Painting Made by All Four Members of The Beatles Sells for $1.7 Million at Auction

Over half a century after their disbandment, The Beatles continues to have devoted fans around the world. A painting made by all four members—John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr—recently sold for $1.7 million, surpassing its pre-sale estimate of $400,000–$600,000. The artwork was part of Christie’s “Exceptional Sale,” which took place in  New York City. The painting, created in 1966, is titled Images of a Woman.

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