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    1. November 14, 2014

      To sell or not to sell

      Twenty-five years ago this week, the world changed. There was, of course, that business with The Wall. But you’ve heard...

    2. August 1, 2013

      Ebony, ivory . . . and timber

      When he is not fighting off groupies and chucking televisions out of hotel windows like any self-respecting rock star, Chuck...

    1. April 5, 2013

      Fab Four studies? Let it be

      I heard the news today, oh boy. It seems that The Beatles are likely to drop off the curriculum for primary schools. The...

    2. December 12, 2012

      Indian sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar dies

      Ravi Shankar, the sitar player who is often credited with bringing Indian classical music to the western world and was one...

    3. October 5, 2012

      Jeff Lynne: Long Wave

      Jeff Lynne tones down ELO’s ornate chamber rock on his first solo album in 22 years, a genial and easy-paced collection of...

    4. July 3, 2012

      Peter Blake and Pop Music, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

      The 29-year-old Peter Blake looks sober enough, standing erect in a suburban English garden and gazing out at us with solemn...

    5. June 15, 2012

      Sign of the times as autographs escalate

      It’s always tempting to see autographs as the preserve of star-struck teenagers – though Facebook “friending” and Twitter...

    6. April 27, 2012

      George Harrison: Early Takes Volume I

      The Beatles are so encrusted with myth it’s hard to picture them as actual flesh-and-blood musicians. So this collection of...

    7. December 6, 2011

      Paul McCartney, O2 Arena, London

      Paul McCartney hit the nail on the head when he sang, “You say goodbye, I say hello,” on his opening number, The Beatles’...

    8. September 9, 2011

      Refuge for the quietest Beatle

      When Iain Duncan Smith, leader of the Conservative party at the beginning of the last decade, found himself under attack for...

    9. June 24, 2011

      Duane Eddy, 100 Club, London

      Duane Eddy invented a sound 54 years ago and went on to milk it in a succession of chart-topping LPs: Have ‘Twangy’ Guitar...

    10. November 16, 2010

      Apple and Beatles find harmony on iTunes

      The entire Beatles catalogue became available on Apple’s iTunes online store on Tuesday, after agreements on pricing,...

    11. FT Alphaville

      November 16, 2010

      Beatles finally make it to iTunes store

      The Beatles look set to make their music available for the first time on Apple’s iTunes digital entertainment store, the...

    12. November 15, 2010

      Beatles finally for sale on Apple’s iTunes store

      Apple’s industry-leading iTunes digital entertainment store, the company behind the iPod and iPhone is expected to announce...

    13. October 30, 2010

      Me and Keef

      David Jenkins When my son was born in 1979, his mother, Nova Galer, received this telegram from friends: Tinker, tailor,...

    14. December 21, 2009

      Brotherhood of heaviness

      A few rock star pals with too much time on their hands fool around in the studio, choose a silly band name and record a...

    15. December 20, 2009

      Them Crooked Vultures, Hammersmith Apollo, London

      Grohl on a roll: the former Nirvana drummer played with control and wild force A few rock star pals with too much time on...

    16. September 8, 2009

      Help at hand for games industry as Viacom revives Beatlemania

      Beatlemania finally comes to video games tomorrow with the release of The Beatles: Rock Band title. "It's a work of art,"...

    17. September 7, 2009

      Viacom revives Beatlemania

      Here comes the song: Beatles’ Paul and George as visualised by the game promoters Beatlemania finally comes to video games...

    18. March 26, 2008

      The man who ran The Beatles

      Neil Aspinall's journey from roadie to head of a billion-dollar business empire began when he was recruited as The Beatles'...

    19. March 25, 2008

      The man who ran The Beatles

      Neil Aspinall’s journey from roadie to head of a billion-dollar business empire began when he was recruited as The Beatles’...

    20. February 8, 2008

      Jai guru deva om

      "Maharishi, what have you done/You made a fool of everyone." These were the lines that John Lennon, following legal advice,...

    21. February 7, 2008

      Guru to the Beatles whose empire rose on transcendental meditation

      Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the Indian guru who encouraged the Beatles to swap hallucinogenic drugs for more natural highs and...

    22. February 7, 2008

      Guru to the Beatles whose empire rose on meditation

      Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the Indian guru who encouraged the Beatles to swap hallucinogenic drugs for more natural highs and...

    23. February 6, 2008

      Om and Mammon

      To die leaving a multi-million-dollar global business empire is an achievement. To do so while countless devotees still...

    24. February 6, 2008

      Obituary: Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

      Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the Indian guru who encouraged the Beatles to swap hallucinogenic drugs for more natural highs and...

    25. January 19, 2008

      What They're Reading...: Music books in the US

      1. Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks Knopf, $26 2. Clapton: The Autobiography by Eric Clapton...

    26. December 8, 2007

      The Year in Books - Music

      Music LET'S SPEND THE NIGHT TOGETHER: Backstage Secrets of Rock Muses and Supergroupies by Pamela Des Barres Helter Skelter...

    27. December 8, 2007

      The Best of 2007: Music

      Let’s Spend the Night Together: Backstage Secrets of Rock Muses and Supergroupies By Pamela Des Barres Helter Skelter...

    28. September 29, 2007

      Paul Morley recreates the sounds of Gilbert's glory days

      If you'd bought an album in 1969, you might have chosen one of the greatest of all time - Captain Beefheart's Trout Mask...

    29. September 15, 2007

      Altered images

      When Mike took a photo of his brother Paul more than 45 years ago, acting out a séance with two of his friends, the...

    30. September 14, 2007

      Altered images

      When Mike took a photo of his brother Paul more than 45 years ago, acting out a séance with two of his friends, the...

    31. April 11, 2007

      Beatles luminary bows out

      Neil Aspinall, former road manager for The Beatles, who looked after their business affairs for four decades, has left Apple...

    32. November 28, 2006

      This article is all my own work. Or is it?

      Booker winner in plagiarism row. In which year did that headline appear? Was it 2002, when Yann Martel was accused of...

    33. October 25, 2006

      It's leaving home .

      The Council of Mortgage Lenders will lose an historic address when it leaves 3 Savile Row next month. It was on the roof of...

    34. September 1, 2006

      EMI 'likely' to fight Beatles case ruling

      EMI is "likely" to appeal against a ruling that would allow representatives of the Beatles to sue the London-listed music...

    35. June 9, 2006

      Rock “n” Roll and trees have a keyboardist in common

      Four months ago, Chuck Leavell stepped out in front of 1.5m people on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro and performed live...

    36. May 16, 2006

      HandMade set for Aim after £15m deal

      If life seems jolly rotten, there's something you've forgotten, and that's to laugh and smile and dance and sing . . . ....

    37. May 8, 2006

      Apple vs The Beatles: The Long and winding case

      It was third time unlucky for Apple Corp on Thursday as a high-court judge ruled in favour of Apple Computer, allowing the...

    38. February 17, 2006

      Hope to die before you get old?

      If there’s a rock and roll heaven,” The Righteous Brothers sang in 1974, “You know they’ve got a hell of a band.” Two...

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