Watch: Paul McCartney, Jimmy Fallon, the Roots and the Cast of ‘Sing’ Doing ‘Wonderful Christmastime’ Will Warm Even the Coldest of Hearts

Watch: Paul McCartney, Jimmy Fallon, the Roots and the Cast of ‘Sing’ Doing ‘Wonderful Christmastime’ Will Warm Even the Coldest of Hearts

‘Tis the season for holiday magic, and it transpired on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday night as Sir Paul McCartney joined Fallon, the Roots, and the cast of the new animated film Sing (including Scarlett Johannson, Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon and Seth MacFarlane) for a spirited rendition of Macca’s classic “Wonderful Christmastime”: […]

Top 11 Apocalypse Songs

Top 11 Apocalypse Songs

Nuclear apocalypse – who do you need? Actors are probably not top of the list. What can I do for you? I can pretend to be somebody who can grow you some nice crops. – Christian Bale You’d better read our Top 11 Apocalypse Songs now – before it’s too late. You never know. “1999” by […]

Q&A, Part 2: Mike Love on Lawsuits, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Being Cast as the Beach Boys’ ‘Villain’

Q&A, Part 2: Mike Love on Lawsuits, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Being Cast as the Beach Boys’ ‘Villain’

This is the conclusion to last month’s interview with Mike Love of the Beach Boys — get caught up with Part 1 here, and enjoy the rest below. Rock Cellar Magazine: What’s the back story behind the song “Happy Birthday Mike Love”? Mike Love: I was in India studying with the Maharishi and The Beatles were […]

Paul McCartney Played a Surprise Gig at the 300-Capacity Pappy & Harriet’s as a Desert Trip Warm-Up (Video)

Paul McCartney Played a Surprise Gig at the 300-Capacity Pappy & Harriet’s as a Desert Trip Warm-Up (Video)

Special, surprise gigs are fun — and they’re even better when they feature former Beatles. Sir Paul McCartney decided to play Pappy & Harriet’s, a tiny, Western-themed bar in Pioneertown, California on Thursday night as a warm-up to the second weekend of the Desert Trip Festival in Indio. We loved rocking at the Roadhouse! Small […]

Top 11 Rebel Songs

Top 11 Rebel Songs

The young always have the same problem – how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another. — Quentin Crisp James Dean was a rebel. Marlon Brando was a rebel. Johnny Yuma was a rebel. You’re not. But listening to some of […]

Yeah, Yeah, Yeah: Giles Martin on the Beatles and the ‘At the Hollywood Bowl’ Album/Film (Interview)

Yeah, Yeah, Yeah: Giles Martin on the Beatles and the ‘At the Hollywood Bowl’ Album/Film (Interview)

Producer George Martin was thrust head first into the eye of the hurricane when The Beatles performed a series of now historic concerts held at The Hollywood Bowl in 1964 and 1965. Surrounded by thousands of unruly screaming Beatlemaniacs, he witnessed first-hand the mania, excitement and fever pitch generated by the Fab Four, an unforgettable […]