The recently remastered and stripped-down versions of Double Fantasy offer a revealing glimpse into John Lennon’s spirit and artistry. In this Guitar World exclusive, session guitarists Rick Nielsen and Earl Slick and producer Jack Douglas discuss the stories and sounds behind Lennon’s final album.
The powerful and bluesy "I've Got A Feeling," which John Lennon jokingly called "I've Got A Fever," is a true Lennon/McCartney composition. It blends — via alternation and superimposition — two incomplete songs, one by Paul McCartney, one by Lennon.
Paul McCartney, who had unofficially taken up the job of lighting various fires under the band after Brian Epstein's death, had a plan to get his band mates back into the spirit of things and, more importantly, back into the studio: a "return to our roots" approach that would make little or no use of studio artifice or multiple overdubs.
In the following video, Guitar World's Andy Aledort shows you the finer points of playing the Beatles classic "Blackbird," which comes from the band's 1968 double album, The Beatles -- better known at The White Album.
Over ten years ago, George Harrison presented a signed Fender Stratocaster and presented it to the Ann Arbor, Michigan headquarters of Borders -- the now-bankrupt book and music retailer -- where it sat in a glass case in the lobby.
Former Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr were among the celebrities present at the London premiere of Martin Scorsese's new film, George Harrison: Living In A Material World, Friday night, October 2.
Yahoo! TV is offering a sneak peek at the 2.5-minute trailer for George Harrison: Living in the Material World, the long-awaited George Harrison documentary by Martin Scorsese. HBO will debut the film in two parts in October.
Saturday through Monday (July 30 through August 1), iTunes will stream the entire concert film of George Harrison's Concert for Bangladesh. The event marks the 40th anniversary of the concert, which took place August 1, 1971, at Madison Square Garden in New York City.