Ron Howard Beatles Touring Years Doc Due Sept. 16

First ‘The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years’ trailer debuts; film premieres theatrically Sept. 16 and streams on Hulu Sept. 17 Edited By Stephen K. Peeples Academy Award®-winner Ron Howard’s authorized and much-anticipated documentary feature film about The Beatles’ touring years 1962-1966, “The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years,” Read More

UPDATED – Beatles Hollywood Bowl CD Reissue Due in September

Long-Awaited Digital Remastering of Beatles Hollywood Bowl Performances from 1964 and 1965 Without Bogus Audience Track Precedes World Premiere of “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years” Film Documentary by Ron Howard By Stephen K. Peeples Apple Corps Ltd. and the Universal Music Group revealed today that an updated, expanded and remastered Read More

Beatles 2016 – 50-Year Flashback to Beatles 1966

Fans and Critics Celebrate ‘Revolver,’ Lennon’s Jesus Flap, and More than 50 Years of Beatlemania By Stephen K. Peeples   It may be half a century since Beatles 1966, but it’s like John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr never left. This fall, Beatles fans and critics worldwide are celebrating the lads from Liverpool’s third Read More

Beatles 1 Reissue Sights & Sounds Rock Grammy Museum

Grammy-Winning Audio Producer Giles Martin, Filmmaker Michael Lindsay-Hogg Discuss New Mixes of Beatles Hits, Restored Film Clips Spanning 1962-1970 By Stephen K. Peeples “Beatles 1” and “Beatles 1+” reissue audio producer-engineer ‎Giles Martin and renowned film director ‎Michael Lindsay-Hogg appeared live at the Grammy Museum’s Clive Davis Theatre in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday evening, Read More

Lennonology Author Joins John Lennon 75th Birthday Party

Noted Beatles author Chip Madinger publishes Lennon-Ono chronology spanning 1966-1980 By Stephen K. Peeples Just in time to help celebrate what would have been rock music icon and peace activist John Lennon’s 75th birthday on Oct. 9, noted Beatles collector and author Chip Madinger and his historian-collector co-author Scott Raile will publish a new book Read More

Mark Lewisohn Beatles Bio Makes Others Obsolete

Review of ‘The Beatles: All These Years, Vol. 1 — Tune In,’ First Installment of Lewisohn’s 3-Part Biography The latest book by world-renowned Beatles expert Mark Lewisohn, “The Beatles:  All These Years, Vol. 1 – Tune In,” renders all other biographies of the world-famous British band’s early years incomplete and/or obsolete. Published in hardcover, audio and digital Read More

Lewisohn Beatles Author to U.S. for Tune In

Lewisohn’s Beatles Invasion 2013: Late October Bi-Coastal Blitz for Bloomingdale’s Book Signings and Panels in NYC and L.A. Mark Lewisohn, the world-renowned and respected Beatles expert and author, heads from home in London to America this week on a bi-coastal blitz promoting “The Beatles — All These Years: Volume One: Tune In,”  leading up to Read More

Lennon, Ono, Rubin Talk About ‘Mike Douglas Show,’ Feb. 1972

John Lennon, Yoko Ono & Jerry Rubin Q-A with Rock Media after Co-Hosting ‘The Mike Douglas Show’ Week of Feb. 14-18, 1972 Note: The following Q&A was first published in Stephen K. Peeples’ book accompanying Rhino Home Video’s “John Lennon & Yoko Ono on ‘The Mike Douglas Show’” VHS boxed set, released in May 1998. Read More

Stewart ‘Dirk’ Fischer: An Appreciation

Fischer left a brilliant legacy of 60-plus years of arrangements and compositions. The Santa Clarita Valley lost a legendary composer/arranger and music educator, his family lost its remaining patriarch, and I lost a great friend when Stewart Roussard “Dirk” Fischer checked out on Monday afternoon, Feb. 25, 2013, at the age of 88. On Mar. Read More

Lewisohn Beatles Bio Vol. 1 Done; Due Oct. 2013

In our extensive August 2011 Skype interview, as he was heading down the home stretch writing the first volumes of what’s expected to be a three-volume definitive biography of The Beatles, world-renowned Fab Four expert Mark Lewisohn (pictured) said he was shooting for publication about now, late summer/early fall 2012. We’ve known each other since Read More