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Chuck Berry and John Lennon Rock 'The Mike Douglas Show' in 1972

In February 1972, John Lennon and Yoko Ono took over The Mike Douglas Show for a full week.It was a week filled with unusual guests, including Ralph Nader, Jerry Rubin and Surgeon General Dr. Jesse Steinfeld. Douglas called it "probably the most memorable week I did in all my 20-something years on air."The musical highlight of the week, however, was an appearance by one of Lennon's biggest... …

Watch the Beatles Dissect "Tomorrow Never Knows" in the Nineties

In the mid-Nineties, while Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr were working on the Beatles' massive Anthology project, they got together with George Martin, their old producer, at Abbey Road Studios to discuss and dissect a few classic Beatles tracks.In the incredible clip below, you can watch as they go through the various parts of John Lennon's Revolver masterpiece, "Tomorrow... …

Exactly What's Going On in "And Your Bird Can Sing"?

Here's a handy video we recently stumbled upon. It's a three-screen clip that shows the magic of "And Your Bird Can Sing," a 1966 track that always ranks as one the Beatles' best "guitar songs." ... …

Exploring Eric Clapton's Collaborations with The Beatles

In the late Sixties, the Beatles and Eric Clapton kicked off a nearly five-decade-long tradition of recorded collaborations. Sure, "While My Guitar Gently Weeps"—the only official EMI Beatles recording Clapton ever played on—is an undisputed highlight, but Slowhand's fretwork also graces recordings by all four solo Beatles. In fact, the former Yardbird and Bluesbreaker is the only guitarist... …

The Beatles' 10 Greatest Guitar Moments

The Beatles were such talented songwriters that it’s easy to overlook the fact that their music has some great—and occasionally groundbreaking—guitar work.With that in mind, Guitar World decided to celebrate the 10 best guitar moments from the band's hit-making history.In assembling this list, we looked beyond our personal favorite songs and reflected on where John Lennon, George Harrison and... …

George Harrison's 10 Greatest Guitar Moments After the Beatles

Musicologists and verbose rock fans have dedicated thousands of words to the merits and behind-the-music details of "important" albums such as the Rolling Stones' Exile on Main St.But how many books have you read about Mick Jagger's solo debut, She's the Boss? How about Bill Wyman's 1974 solo outing, Monkey Grip? Should we even bother asking about the Charlie Watts Quintet's Long Ago and Far... …

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