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How British Music Shop HMV Helped the Beatles Score Their First Record Deal

British music fans suffered a blow this week when venerable U.K. record store HMV announced it was teetering on the brink of liquidation -- but while the company makes a last-ditch effort to stay in business, it's worth taking a moment to pay tribute to the way it used its clout to help jump-start one of the most important careers in rock history.

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The Beatles, Rolling Stones Could End Up on British Pound Notes

Talk about laughing all the way to the bank. As if having a Knight of the Realm in your band weren't honor enough, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones are among the celebrities under consideration to appear on a new 10 pound note that is soon to be issued by the Bank of England.

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The Beatles, ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ – Film Review

Going into the last quarter of 1967, the Beatles couldn’t get any bigger. Their masterwork, ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,’ pretty much changed the way pop music was made, sounded and consumed. They had transcended the rock ‘n’ roll ghetto, entering the final phase of a career that glided past pop music’s boundaries and into a wide-open realm of exploration and experimentation.

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Beatles Collaborator Ravi Shankar Dead at 92

The music world is mourning the death of Ravi Shankar, the musician best known for bringing Indian sitar music to the masses and introducing it to the Beatles. Shankar passed away Tuesday night (Dec. 11) in San Diego at t

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The Beatles Dominate List of the Most Expensive Records

A rare or limited pressing of a record can draw a pretty penny, and if it's a major rock band the price can really go through the roof. As you might expect, the Beatles dominate Record Collector's new list of the most expensive records in the world. But what might surprise you is that the Sex Pistols also turn up several times in the Top 10.

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You Can Hear Chevy Chase Cover Clapton and the Beatles, If You Want To, We Guess

After he left 'Saturday Night Live' but before he cemented his status as one of the most bankable comedy stars of the '80s, Chevy Chase tried his hand at being a solo recording artist -- and if this post marks your introduction to his 1980 self-titled album, you can probably figure out why you've never heard it before.

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John Lennon, George Harrison and Elvis Presley on List of Top-Earning Dead Celebrities

It's often been said that death can be the ultimate career move. But for our most iconic celebrities, the money can keep rolling into their estate long after they've gone. A new list from Forbes tracks the top-earning dead celebrities, with some classic rockers placing high on the list.

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Paul McCartney Says Yoko Ono Wasn’t Responsible for Breaking up the Beatles

For many years, there has been much speculation that John Lennon's wife, Yoko Ono, influenced the Beatles breakup, but Paul McCartney says that it's not true and that the band was splitting regardless of Ono.

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Man Selling Fake Beatles Memorabilia Sentenced to Two Years in Prison

The memorabilia business can be fun for the fan and lucrative for the seller. But there are inherent pitfalls involved, as natives of the Pacific Northwest have recently learned. An Oregon man accused of selling fake Beatles and sports merchandise was recently sentenced to more than two years in prison.

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Rolling Stones Sing Two Beatles Songs in Newly Discovered Video

One of the great myths in rock history is the rivalry between the Rolling Stones and the Beatles. In fact, despite their sonic differences, the groups were good friends and often timed their releases so that they wouldn't coincide with each other.

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50 Years Ago: The Beatles Release Their First Single, ‘Love Me Do’

Not all cultural revolutions take place overnight. Some begin with little fanfare and take a while to gather steam. That's exactly what happened on Oct. 5, 1962, when the Beatles released their first single, 'Love Me Do,' in Great Britain exactly 50 years ago today.

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Beatles to Release 50th Anniversary Single of ‘Love Me Do’

While the Rolling Stones have spent much of 2012 promoting their intentions to honor their 50th anniversary next year, the Beatles have allowed theirs to mostly fly under the radar. Until now, that is.

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