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Elvis Costello rocks out from the back porch

Jan. 13, 2022 16:50 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Elvis Costello's 32nd album rings with the sound of a tight rock ‘n’ roll combo sweating together on a tiny stage, feeding off each other to produce a joyful noise. Yet that's all a mirage. Costello and his three-piece band, the Imposters, were...

Denis O’Dell, worked on Beatles films, dies in Spain at 98

Dec. 31, 2021 10:53 AM EST

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Denis O’Dell, a British film producer and director who worked with The Beatles on the movie “A Hard Day’s Night” and other productions, has died at his home in Spain, his son said Friday. He was 98. Arran O’Dell told The Associated Press that his...

Today in History

Dec. 08, 2021 00:07 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Dec. 8, the 342nd day of 2021. There are 23 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 8, 1941, the United States entered World War II as Congress declared war against Imperial Japan, a day after...

And in the end: A fan's notes on Peter Jackson's Beatles doc

Dec. 07, 2021 20:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Jackson's Beatles documentary “Get Back” runs for nearly eight hours and the only real criticism you can make is that it doesn't last longer. For dabblers and other newcomers, it's a prime introduction. For the Beatles fanatic, and we are a vast and obsessive community,...

'Get Back' series dispels, and confirms, some Beatle myths

Nov. 24, 2021 16:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — For 50 years, the fixed narrative had the Beatles' “Let it Be” recording session as a miserable experience with a band where members were sick of each other, sick of their work and in the process of breaking up. The nearly 8-hour, Peter...