The Beatles

Mark David Chapman NYPD Mug Shot 12/09/1980 (Credit: NYPD)

John Lennon’s Assassin Denied Parole At Eighth Hearing

New York state corrections officials said Friday that Mark David Chapman, the man who shot and killed John Lennon back in 1980, has been denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board.

08/22/2014

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A Travel Guide To London, England

Read on for a visitor’s guide to transportation, dining, hotels and the top attractions in London.

08/05/2014

The Beatles in 1964 (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Ron Howard To Direct New Documentary On Beatles’ Touring Years

Ron Howard is back in music for his newest project.

07/16/2014

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Legendary Concert Venues In America

Five of the most legendary concert venues in America are the Apollo Theater, the Fillmore, the Hollywood Bowl, Madison Square Garden and Ryman Auditorium.

02/11/2014

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10 Musicians Who Saw The Beatles

This is part of a series of essays to mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first American television appearance on CBS’s “The Ed Sullivan Show.” It culminates with CBS News, 50 Years Later…The Beatles at […]

02/09/2014

The Beatles -- Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George Harrison and John Lennon -- attend a press conference at Kennedy International Airport having arrived from London for a 10 day US tour, 7th February 1964. (Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Fans Honor 50th Anniversary Of Beatles’ First Arrival In New York City

Fifty years ago the Beatles began their first American tour and officially kicked off Beatlemania on this side of the pond.

02/07/2014

The Ed Sullivan Theater on Feb. 6, 2014, unveils a retro marquee to mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles performance on the "The Ed Sullivan Show." (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Ed Sullivan Theater Unveils Special Marquee To Mark 50th Anniversary Of Beatles Performance

Fifty years ago Sunday, the Beatles made their first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” and officially kicked off Beatlemania on this side of the pond.

02/06/2014

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CBS Unveils Retro Beatles Marquee

CBS unveiled a retro Beatles marquee at the Ed Sullivan Theater today, replicating the same one that appeared the night the Fab Four played on February 9, 1964. The event was covered by Juliet Papa, […]

02/06/2014

THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW marquee featuring The Beatles, Georgia Brown and Tessie O'Shea. Their performances were on Sunday, February 9, 1964, from CBS's Studio 50 in New York City.

The Beatles, Their Makeup and Me

Guest blog by Guest Author Riccie Johnson, CBS News Makeup Artist At the Ed Sullivan Theater that day, as I entered the stage door, there were quite a few young people on the sidewalk, fans […]

02/05/2014

Boy Scout in balcony, Sullivan Theater 2/9/64. (Ira Gallen/Facebook)permission granted)

The Boy Scout & The Beatles

Guest blog by Ira Gallen Starting my life as a teenager, on September 12th 1963, I finally had my bedroom in Brooklyn equipped with my own portable B&W television set. It was positioned on my […]

02/05/2014

The Beatles On Ed Sullivan (Credit: CBS)

CBS News Poll: The Beatles

Influential and Better than the Rolling Stones The Beatles may have split up more than forty years ago, but most Americans consider them influential and think their music holds up well today. They are also […]

02/05/2014

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Meet The Panelist For 50 Years: The Beatles

On February 9, 1964, 73 million people turned on the Ed Sullivan Show to watch four boys from Liverpool transform not just music but the world.

02/05/2014

August 25, 1967: Paul McCartney of the Beatles and Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones sit opposite each other on a train at Euston Station, waiting for departure to Bangor. (Photo by Victor Blackman/Express/Getty Images)

Age-Old Debate: Beatles vs. Stones

The Beatles and the Rolling Stones represent two sides of one of the Twentieth Century’s greatest aesthetic debates. In this excerpt from his book Beatles vs. Stones, historian John McMillian describes how the Stones shaped […]

02/03/2014

The Beatles Behind-The-Scenes at The Ed Sullivan Show

Out of a Flaming Pie Comes the Beatles

This is part of a series of essays to mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first American television appearance on CBS’s “The Ed Sullivan Show.” It culminates with CBS News Live Experiences’ “50 Years: The Beatles,” a live, […]

02/03/2014

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Transistor Radios Ignited Beatlemania

Guest essay by Steve Greenberg Had Capitol Records stuck to its original launch plan for the Beatles’ “I Want to Hold your Hand,” the insanity which gripped American teens could never have happened in time […]

02/01/2014

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