The Beatles

Born in the USA, Perfected in the UK - Why Crowdfunding Is Becoming a Great Export for UK Plc

Dillen Iyavoo | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Tech
Dillen Iyavoo

In just a few years, crowdfunding - in which people, rather than banks, provide finance to individuals and companies - has grown from nothing into a multi-billion pound industry in the UK. And the rest of the world has noticed.

NEW PICS: John Lennon Hours Before He Died

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Unpublished negatives of John Lennon with his wife Yoko Ono, taken just two days before he died, are set to go on sale at auction in the US, with pric...

How The Beatles REALLY Wrote 'Yellow Submarine'

Andy Bush | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK Entertainment
Andy Bush

I sometimes sit and let my imagination run wild when playing Beatles tracks on Absolute Radio - I wistfully stare out of the studio window and try to transport myself back to when the song was written and wonder what went on. I'd love to have been a fly on the wall during those legendary Abbey Road recording sessions.

Newly-Released Footage Of John Lennon 'Mocking Disabled People' Shocks Fans

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

TV show ‘It Was Alright In The ‘60s’ gave many music fans a shock, when it aired a segment that featured John Lennon mocking disabled people. ...

Paul O'Grady 'Had To Pocket Cilla's Million-Pound Jewels On Dicey Nights Out'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

Cilla Black had to rely on her friend to hide her valuable jewellery on big nights out in "quite dicey nightclubs". Longtime showbiz pal Paul O'G...

Keith Richards Slams Beatles Masterpiece As 'A Load Of S**t'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

The rivalry between the Rolling Stones and the Beatles has been long and winding, ever since the two bands emerged from the sixties, with their very d...

Cilla 'Discovered By Son Robert On Sun Terrace Of Spanish Villa'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

More details have emerged about the final hours of entertainer Cilla Black, whose death was announced on Sunday afternoon. READ MORE: Lord Sugar ...

Beatles Members Pay Their Respects To Cilla Black

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 03.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

Former members of The Beatles, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, have paid their respects to Cilla Black. READ MORE: Why Cilla Black Held A Unique P...

Caroline Frost

Why Cilla Black Held A Unique Place In British Entertainment | Caroline Frost | Posted 02.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

Cilla Black, whose death this weekend, has come as a huge shock to her many fans, enjoyed more than half a century at the top of British showbusiness,...

The Day I Met Sir Paul McCartney

Simon Harper | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Entertainment
Simon Harper

When recounting their experience, anyone who has ever had the pleasure of interviewing Sir Paul McCartney will reveal the one agonising thought that whirled through their mind as they began their preparations: where do I start?

Caroline Frost

BRITS BLITZ: Why One Direction Managed It, While Hundreds Others Fail | Caroline Frost | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

This week and next, Huffington Post UK Entertainment are celebrating those home-grown talents in music, film and TV who’ve seen their names go up in...

#BeatlesRecipes Is A Pun-Filled Nostalgia Fest

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Comedy

The folks at Midnight have done it again... They've come up with another hilarious trending hashtag. This time it's #BeatlesRecipes. Lettuce Be #Be...

Explore Abbey Road Studios With Google's New Interactive Tour

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Tech

Google has launched 'Inside Abbey Road', an interactive tour of the iconic Abbey Road Studios. It was compiled using hundreds of 360-degree photos, ar...

Pete Waterman Interview: Waiting for the Next Big Thing

Jason Holmes | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

"I've always been driven by what people want and not what I like," says Pete Waterman OBE. "I'm lucky enough to have come into this business seeing The Beatles before they were The Beatles, when they were John Lennon and The Silver Beetles.

Reliving the Summers of Love

Livvy and Chrissie | Posted 22.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Livvy and Chrissie

He also told us that he and Paul McCartney used to go around London by bus sometimes, and people would look at Paul in a wondering sort of way and then think "no, can't be" and leave them alone. Not something that would happen today with all the camera phones and selfies.

Revisiting the Sixties

Michael Jackson | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Michael Jackson

Now there is a new series called The Sixties on DVD that was shown on CNN in America and Yesterday in the UK. The subjects are what you'd expect - the Cuban Missile Crisis, the assassination of JFK, the 'British Invasion' focussing on music, civil rights, Vietnam, the coming of age of television, the Space Race, and, of course sex, drugs and rock and roll.

Father's 'Blackbird' Lullabye For Dying Newborn Son Goes Viral

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Touching footage of a new father singing to his dying baby son has gone viral. Chris Picco is heard softly singing The Beatles' song Blackbird to ...

The Beatles Slept Here

Mike Gerrard | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

'I never asked for autographs when I was photographing celebrities,' Fraser Ballantyne tells me, 'as it seemed unprofessional, but I did on this occasion.' Ballantyne was a staff photographer for almost 40 years on Scotland's Daily Record newspaper, and 'this occasion' was when the Beatles came to town on 19th October, 1964.

Caroline Frost

'Cilla Told Me She Could Be A Real Cow' | Caroline Frost | Posted 02.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

“I could be a real cow, you know.” When Cilla Black finally revealed this to screenwriter Jeff Pope, he knew he had a script. The news of C...

Cilla Reveals How She Prevented Husband Bobby Becoming A Star

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

Cilla Black has revealed that she prevented her late husband Bobby from becoming a hit singer himself, when her manager Brian Epstein was so impressed...

Mashup Of The Day: The Beatles Sing 'Paperback Writer' Over 'My Sharona'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Comedy

We say 'Mashup of the day' - but it might even be the week, or possibly month. Go Home Productions - the people who brought us this brilliant mashu...

A Beatle's Memorial Felled By Actual Beetles

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

In a bizarre case of life imitating... something, a tree planted in honour of late Beatle George Harrison has come a cropper, courtesy of a plague of ...

Happy Birthday Mr McCartney

Neil Cossar | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Neil Cossar

McCartney invited his friend George Harrison to watch the group. The fourteen-year-old auditioned for Lennon on the upper deck of a bus, playing Raunchy by Bill Justis. Lennon thought Harrison was too young for the band, but after about a month of persistence he joined as lead guitarist.

Good Vibrations

Neil Cossar | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Neil Cossar

On this day 16 May in 1966, The Beach Boys released the album Pet Sounds. The album is now regarded as the masterpiece of composer-producer Brian Wilson, and is often hailed as one of the best and most influential albums in pop music.

The Beatles as You've Never Seen Them Before

Hannah Gal | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Hannah Gal

Mick and Brita's children's books are magical. From space to the food chain, recycling to what lurks underground, every day life is explained is a captivating way; I urge every parent to get a copy of Yum Yum, Yuck or What's up and see their child's curious eyes fill with pleasure.