On This Day In Music: George Harrison Dies Age 58

On November 29, 2001 solo artist and lead guitarist for the Beatles, George Harrison, died aged 58.

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On This Day In Music: John Lennon Was Born

On October 9, 1940 John Lennon, of The Beatles, was born. He died December 8, 1980. Today would have been his 75th birthday.

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On This Day In Music: The Beatles Release ‘Abbey Road’

On September 26, 1969 The Beatles released their 11th studio album, ‘Abbey Road’, in the UK.

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On This Day In Music: The Beatles Achieve 15th UK #1 With Hey Jude

On September 11, 1968 The Beatles achieved their 15th UK #1 with their single Hey Jude.

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On This Day In Music: The Beatles Start Seven Week Run At #1 With ‘Revolver’

On August 13, 1966 The Beatles started a seven week run at #1 on the UK album chart with their seventh LP, ‘Revolver’.

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On This Day In Music: The Beatles Score Eighth UK #1 Single With Help!

On August 5, 1965 The Beatles scored their eighth consecutive UK #1 single with Help!

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Macca!

On June 18, 1942 Paul McCartney, of The Beatles, Wings and solo fame, was born. Happy 73rd birthday Macca!

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On This Day In Music: The Beatles Start 30 Week Run At #1

On May 11, 1963 The Beatles started their 30 week run at #1 on the UK album chart with ‘Please Please Me’. To date it is the longest running #1 album by a group.

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On This Day In Music: McCartney Signals The End Of The Beatles

On April 10, 1970, the Beatles’ split was reported as promotional materials for Paul McCartney’s solo record emerged. Among them was a Q&A that contained the question: “Do you foresee a time when Lennon-McCartney becomes an active songwriting partnership again?” And a simple answer: “No.”

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On This Day In Music: A Beatle Is Born

On February 25, 1943 George Harrison, guitarist for The Beatles, was born. He would have been 72 today.

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