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Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy Birthday, Yoko Ono: ‘Ocean Child: Songs of Yoko Ono’ Tribute Album from Ben Gibbard Out Now
February 18, 2022
Happy Birthday, Yoko Ono: ‘Ocean Child: Songs of Yoko Ono’ Tribute Album from Ben Gibbard Out Now

Today, Feb. 18, Yoko Ono celebrates her 89th birthday — and a host of musical acts joined forces to celebrate her with a new tribute album. Conceived and curated by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Ocean Child: Songs of Yoko Ono’ Coming 2/18; Hear Japanese Breakfast Cover “Nobody Sees Me Like You”
January 26, 2022
‘Ocean Child: Songs of Yoko Ono’ Coming 2/18; Hear Japanese Breakfast Cover “Nobody Sees Me Like You”

On Feb. 18, a tribute album titled Ocean Child: Songs of Yoko Ono will be released. Conceived and curated by Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie, the project features...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Channel The Coda Collection, Launched by Yoko Ono & Janie Hendrix, Arriving on Prime Video 2/18
February 10, 2021
New Music Channel The Coda Collection, Launched by Yoko Ono & Janie Hendrix, Arriving on Prime Video 2/18

Announced recently, The Coda Collection is a new, dedicated Amazon Prime Video channel for the most devoted music fans. Spearheaded by Yoko Ono and Janie Hendrix (and backed by Sony...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, Sean & Julian Lennon and Pete Best Honor John Lennon on 40th Anniversary of His Death
December 8, 2020
Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, Sean & Julian Lennon and Pete Best Honor John Lennon on 40th Anniversary of His Death

Today, Dec. 8, marks the 40th anniversary of the tragic day John Lennon was killed outside the Dakota building in his beloved New York City. It’s a time for reflection...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Available Now: ‘Starting Over: The Making Of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Double Fantasy,’ from Writer Ken Sharp
October 9, 2020
Available Now: ‘Starting Over: The Making Of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Double Fantasy,’ from Writer Ken Sharp

A long out-of-print book detailing the behind-the-scenes process of a crucial John Lennon album has been made available once again — just in time for the 80th birthday of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Lennon’s Killer Apologizes to Yoko Ono at Parole Hearing: ‘I Have No Excuse. This Was for Self-Glory.’
September 22, 2020
John Lennon’s Killer Apologizes to Yoko Ono at Parole Hearing: ‘I Have No Excuse. This Was for Self-Glory.’

Last month, Mark David Chapman — the man who murdered John Lennon in December 1980 — was denied parole for the eleventh time since his incarceration, and recent reports featuring...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A with Michael Epstein, Director of the John Lennon + Yoko Ono Documentary ‘Above Us Only Sky’
January 14, 2020
Q&A with Michael Epstein, Director of the John Lennon + Yoko Ono Documentary ‘Above Us Only Sky’

Having helmed the excellent 2010 Lennon NYC documentary (stylized LennoNYC), director Michael Epstein’s next immersion into the world, life, times and legacy of John Lennon was chronicling John’s rich creative...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Earliest-Known Performance of John & Yoko’s ‘Give Peace a Chance’ in Unearthed Video from ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band Ultimate Collection’
April 13, 2021
Watch Earliest-Known Performance of John & Yoko’s ‘Give Peace a Chance’ in Unearthed Video from ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band Ultimate Collection’

Shortly before recording their anthemic “Give Peace a Chance” at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel during their Bed-In for Peace, John Lennon and Yoko Ono staged a rehearsal of the composition...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Lennon: Watch a New ‘Look At Me’ Video, ft. Unseen 1968 John & Yoko Footage (from ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band Ultimate Collection’)
April 1, 2021
John Lennon: Watch a New ‘Look At Me’ Video, ft. Unseen 1968 John & Yoko Footage (from ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band Ultimate Collection’)

The John Lennon estate has shared another preview of John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band — The Ultimate Collection, a special new revisiting of the first proper studio album from Lennon outside his work with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | GIVEAWAY (CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win a ‘John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band — The Ultimate Collection’ Super Deluxe Box Set
May 26, 2021
GIVEAWAY (CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win a ‘John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band — The Ultimate Collection’ Super Deluxe Box Set

The entry period has now closed. Thank you.  In late April, a lavish John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band — The Ultimate Collection edition of Lennon’s classic 1970 solo debut was released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band — The Ultimate Collection’ (Listen/Buy)
April 22, 2021
Out Now: ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band — The Ultimate Collection’ (Listen/Buy)

John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band was Lennon‘s first musical release after the dissolution of the Beatles — and the 1970 opus has come to be considered among the strongest post-breakup releases...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band Ultimate Collection’ with “Isolation (Raw Studio Mix),” Set Out 4/23
April 20, 2021
Preview ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band Ultimate Collection’ with “Isolation (Raw Studio Mix),” Set Out 4/23

This Friday, April 23, the John Lennon estate and Capitol/UMe will release John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band: The Ultimate Collection, a deluxe revisiting of Lennon‘s classic 1980 solo debut (and his first...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Making of John Lennon’s ‘Plastic Ono Band’: New ‘Ultimate Collection’ Set (Out 4/23) Puts You In the Room
April 16, 2021
The Making of John Lennon’s ‘Plastic Ono Band’: New ‘Ultimate Collection’ Set (Out 4/23) Puts You In the Room

The first proper solo album from John Lennon, Plastic Ono Band, is about as far from a Beatles album as you can get. And yet it’s grown in stature since...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Lennon: Watch an Animated Video for the Previously Unheard ‘It’ll Be Me. (Jam),’ from ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band Ultimate Collection’
March 16, 2021
John Lennon: Watch an Animated Video for the Previously Unheard ‘It’ll Be Me. (Jam),’ from ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band Ultimate Collection’

The John Lennon estate has shared another preview of John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band — The Ultimate Collection, a special new revisiting of the first proper studio album from Lennon outside...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Lennon: Watch ‘Mother’ Video in Reconstructed/Remastered 4K; from ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band Ultimate Collection’
March 12, 2021
John Lennon: Watch ‘Mother’ Video in Reconstructed/Remastered 4K; from ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band Ultimate Collection’

As detailed originally last week, John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band, the first proper studio album from John Lennon outside his work with the Beatles, will be revisited on April 16 as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band: The Ultimate Collection’ Set Coming 4/16 for 50th Anniversary
March 4, 2021
‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band: The Ultimate Collection’ Set Coming 4/16 for 50th Anniversary

In December 1970, John Lennon released his first proper solo album after the dissolution of the Beatles — and on April 16, John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band will be revisited to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John and Yoko Bed-in
August 19, 2011
John and Yoko Bed-in

In 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono staged the first bed-in, an attempt for world peace through staying in bed. Their ultimate goal was to enlighten the world, and put...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Celebratory Toast to Sir Paul McCartney on His 80th Birthday
June 18, 2022
A Celebratory Toast to Sir Paul McCartney on His 80th Birthday

Portions of this piece originally ran for a previous birthday celebration on behalf of Sir Paul McCartney, so here it is again for his 80th … Back in 1967, the Beatles...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Alan White of Yes: 1949-2022
May 27, 2022
Rest in Peace, Alan White of Yes: 1949-2022

In a message shared to social media on Thursday, it was announced that Alan White, longtime drummer/songwriter of progressive rock icons Yes has passed away at the age of 72....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lana Lane Brings Sweeping New Vistas to Symphonic Rock on ‘Neptune Blue’ (Q&A)
April 11, 2022
Lana Lane Brings Sweeping New Vistas to Symphonic Rock on ‘Neptune Blue’ (Q&A)

Prog-rock and symphonic rock may seem at times largely ossified and outdated, almost like relics of the past — but Lana Lane has helped revitalize those musical genres throughout her...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Japanese Breakfast Bring “Be Sweet,” from Her Grammy-Nominated ‘Jubilee’ Album, to ‘Ellen’
January 28, 2022
Watch Japanese Breakfast Bring “Be Sweet,” from Her Grammy-Nominated ‘Jubilee’ Album, to ‘Ellen’

“Be Sweet” was the first song shared from Jubilee, the 2021 album from Japanese Breakfast that earned singer/songwriter Michelle Zauner a pair of Grammy nominations, Best New Artist and Best...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 New Year’s Resolution Songs
December 29, 2021
Top 11 New Year’s Resolution Songs

If you haven’t yet made your New Year’s resolution, we’re here to help. We’ve come up with the Top 11 songs about bad habits you should resolve to change this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Reggae Icon Robbie Shakespeare (of Sly & Robbie): 1953-2021
December 9, 2021
Rest in Peace, Reggae Icon Robbie Shakespeare (of Sly & Robbie): 1953-2021

Robbie Shakespeare, Jamaican bassist, producer and reggae icon whose work as half of the production and rhythm section duo Sly & Robbie made him a legend, has passed away at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rockin’ Christmas Songs
December 1, 2021
Top 11 Rockin’ Christmas Songs

It's that time of year, when everybody hears Christmas songs everywhere -- but which ones truly rock? Here's a few that definitely do ...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Songwriter/Journalist/Author Ken Sharp Releases “Miniatures” — 32 Power Pop Gems — Each Less Than 2 Minutes Long
May 19, 2021
Songwriter/Journalist/Author Ken Sharp Releases “Miniatures” — 32 Power Pop Gems — Each Less Than 2 Minutes Long

Music journalist Ken Sharp has been a longtime member of our Rock Cellar family, conducting some of our most popular interviews with the legends of classic rock and roll including...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Fear
February 11, 2021
Top 11 Songs About Fear

“I don’t have a fear of flying; I have a fear of crashing.” — Billy Bob Thornton “I’m Afraid of Americans” by David Bowie “I’m Afraid of Americans” was written...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Growing Old
November 13, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Growing Old

For our latest Top 11 list, writer Frank Mastropolo selects some of the most notable songs about that inevitability of life: growing old.  Older people shouldn’t eat health food, they need...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About (or Dedicated to) Children
October 12, 2020
Top 11 Songs About (or Dedicated to) Children

For our latest Top 11 list, writer Frank Mastropolo selects some of the most notable songs about — or dedicated to — children to be released over the years.  “Be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Willie Nelson and His Sons Play John Lennon’s ‘Watching the Wheels’ for Lennon’s 80th Birthday
October 9, 2020
Watch Willie Nelson and His Sons Play John Lennon’s ‘Watching the Wheels’ for Lennon’s 80th Birthday

Today, Oct. 9 would have been the 80th birthday of John Lennon — and while the former Beatle and prolific solo artist may be gone, his influence and legacy definitely...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Lennon, Remembered at 80: Former Beatle as Fascinating and Relevant as Ever
October 9, 2020
John Lennon, Remembered at 80: Former Beatle as Fascinating and Relevant as Ever

Sean Lennon performed his father’s song “Isolation” on last night’s The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and the Empire State Building was lit up in blue and white to celebrate...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 80th Birthday, John Lennon: ‘Gimme Some Truth’ Box Set Out Now (Listen/Buy)
October 9, 2020
Happy 80th Birthday, John Lennon: ‘Gimme Some Truth’ Box Set Out Now (Listen/Buy)

Today, Oct. 9, is the 80th birthday of late, great Beatles legend John Lennon. ‘It’s Johnny’s Birthday’. Remembering @johnlennon on his 80th Birthday. Click here – https://t.co/FJUaSsNR5k – to listen...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Empire State Building to Shine Blue Thursday Into Friday for John Lennon’s 80th Birthday (Watch a Live Stream)
October 8, 2020
Empire State Building to Shine Blue Thursday Into Friday for John Lennon’s 80th Birthday (Watch a Live Stream)

Friday marks the 80th birthday of late, great Beatles icon John Lennon — and has grand plans to honor him accordingly. The Empire State Building will be illuminated in blue...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out 10/9: John Lennon, Blue Öyster Cult, The Doors, Dire Straits, Linkin Park, More
October 5, 2020
New Music Out 10/9: John Lennon, Blue Öyster Cult, The Doors, Dire Straits, Linkin Park, More

This Friday, Oct. 9 brings with it some very notable new music from a host of big-name acts. Some are reissuing classic albums, others are sharing brand new music for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cheap Trick Gives David Bowie’s ‘Rebel Rebel’ a Makeover with New Jack Douglas-Produced Cover (Listen)
September 25, 2020
Cheap Trick Gives David Bowie’s ‘Rebel Rebel’ a Makeover with New Jack Douglas-Produced Cover (Listen)

Power-pop legends Cheap Trick have shared a new cover of “Rebel Rebel,” the David Bowie classic that has become an integral part of Bowie’s inimitable legacy. Produced by the renowned...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Mind Games (Ultimate Mix),’ a Preview of the John Lennon ‘Gimme Some Truth’ Box Set Out 10/9 (Pre-Order)
September 18, 2020
Stream ‘Mind Games (Ultimate Mix),’ a Preview of the John Lennon ‘Gimme Some Truth’ Box Set Out 10/9 (Pre-Order)

On Oct. 9, the 80th birthday of Beatles legend and cultural icon John Lennon will be celebrated in grand fashion with John Lennon Gimme Some Truth. The Ultimate Mixes., a massive...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Lennon: ‘Gimme Some Truth’ Ultimate Mixes Box Set Out 10/9 to Commemorate Lennon’s 80th Birthday; Stream ‘Instant Karma!’
August 26, 2020
John Lennon: ‘Gimme Some Truth’ Ultimate Mixes Box Set Out 10/9 to Commemorate Lennon’s 80th Birthday; Stream ‘Instant Karma!’

This coming Oct. 9 is the date that John Lennon would have turned 80 years of age — and Capitol/UMe has a grand new box set in the works to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs For A Better World
June 1, 2020
Top 11 Songs For A Better World

This Top 11 Songs for a Better World piece original ran in 2013, but given the protests in the United States regarding the death of George Floyd and the #BlackLivesMatter...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Rodgers and His Daughter, Jasmine, Participate in New ‘Imagine’ Cover from Nathan James (Inglorious), Geoff Downes and More (Listen)
May 13, 2020
Paul Rodgers and His Daughter, Jasmine, Participate in New ‘Imagine’ Cover from Nathan James (Inglorious), Geoff Downes and More (Listen)

Bad Company vocalist Paul Rodgers recently took part in an all-star team-up borne out of COVID-19 isolation, contributing vocals to a cover of John Lennon‘s classic “Imagine.” Put together by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Here Are Some Great Music Films/Documentaries to Stream at Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic
April 3, 2020
Here Are Some Great Music Films/Documentaries to Stream at Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Update: In addition to the music documentaries + films highlighted below, there are a number of innovative livestream concert events popping up every few minutes, it seems, in response to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch #DontBeASpreader, a Coronavirus PSA from Mel Brooks + Son, Max Brooks
March 16, 2020
Watch #DontBeASpreader, a Coronavirus PSA from Mel Brooks + Son, Max Brooks

The world’s attention surrounds the coronavirus pandemic. Tours are canceled, supermarkets are packed (and, likely, ransacked), tensions are high, and … couches are filled. We’re being told to stay home if necessary...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘The Beatles: Get Back,’ a New Documentary from Peter Jackson and Walt Disney Studios, in Theaters Sept. 4, 2020
March 11, 2020
‘The Beatles: Get Back,’ a New Documentary from Peter Jackson and Walt Disney Studios, in Theaters Sept. 4, 2020

Exciting news in the world of the Beatles came down on Wednesday: Acclaimed filmmaker Peter Jackson’s new documentary film, The Beatles: Get Back, will officially be released in theaters on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | January 2020 Issue
January 14, 2020
January 2020 Issue

Click below to enjoy our new January 2020 features: Jimmy Page: The Interview Michael Epstein, Director of the John Lennon + Yoko Ono Documentary ‘Above Us Only Sky’ All Aboard...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (Michael C. Hall, Peter Yanowitz and Matt Katz-Bohen) Announce Arrival with Ominous Debut Video for ‘Ketamine’
December 12, 2019
Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (Michael C. Hall, Peter Yanowitz and Matt Katz-Bohen) Announce Arrival with Ominous Debut Video for ‘Ketamine’

A new indie trio has been formed, and it demands your attention. The group, Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum — yes, that’s their name for this project — includes...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy Birthday, John Lennon: Beatles Legend Remembered for His 79th Birthday
October 9, 2019
Happy Birthday, John Lennon: Beatles Legend Remembered for His 79th Birthday

Today, October 9, is the date that John Lennon would have celebrated his 79th birthday, were he still alive. Happy Birthday, John. pic.twitter.com/TFWZXAyTiq — The Beatles (@thebeatles) October 9, 2019...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Harry Nilsson’s Never-Released Album ‘Losst and Founnd’ Will Finally Be Released After All on Nov. 22
September 26, 2019
Harry Nilsson’s Never-Released Album ‘Losst and Founnd’ Will Finally Be Released After All on Nov. 22

Harry Nilsson is one of those artists struck down entirely too early. When he passed away at just 52 in 1994 of a heart attack, it prematurely brought an end...

Rock Cellar Magazine | You Haven’t Heard ‘Yello Submarine’ Until You’ve Seen Ringo Starr, Jimmy Fallon and the Roots Play It on Toy Instruments
September 25, 2019
You Haven’t Heard ‘Yello Submarine’ Until You’ve Seen Ringo Starr, Jimmy Fallon and the Roots Play It on Toy Instruments

Among the versatile canon of the Beatles‘ catalog, “Yellow Submarine” is perhaps the song most suited for children — its sing-songy verse structure and inescapably catchy melodies making it stand...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr Details New Album, ‘What’s My Name,’ Due Out Oct. 25, Premieres Title Track
September 13, 2019
Ringo Starr Details New Album, ‘What’s My Name,’ Due Out Oct. 25, Premieres Title Track

On Oct. 25, the iconic Ringo Starr will release his 20th proper solo studio album, What’s My Name. The famed Beatles drummer announced the news on Friday, and premiered its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Beatles Onscreen: The Top 12 Fab Four Films
September 13, 2019
The Beatles Onscreen: The Top 12 Fab Four Films

With its title plucked from a beloved Paul McCartney tune, Danny Boyle’s just-released movie Yesterday proves that 54 years after the Beatles first recorded that song and almost a half...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About the Night
July 12, 2019
Top 11 Songs About the Night

“My wife met me at the door the other night in a sexy negligee. Unfortunately, she was just coming home.” – Rodney Dangerfield “In the Air Tonight” by Phil Collins...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Masters Among Those Feared Lost Forever Due to the 2008 Universal Fire
June 12, 2019
Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Masters Among Those Feared Lost Forever Due to the 2008 Universal Fire

A recent New York Times story detailing the extensive damage caused by the Universal fire in 2008, which struck at Universal Studios Hollywood and resulted in the loss of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Rolling Stones ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ Hitting 4K Blu-Ray/CD/LP in Special Re-Release on June 7
May 1, 2019
The Rolling Stones ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ Hitting 4K Blu-Ray/CD/LP in Special Re-Release on June 7

The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus was the Stones‘ TV special that was filmed in 1968 and featured a quirky setup (literally a circus, with actual circus performers and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Inside John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ with Klaus Voormann, Jim Keltner and Joey Molland
January 11, 2019
Inside John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ with Klaus Voormann, Jim Keltner and Joey Molland

John Lennon photo by Peter Fordham © Yoko Ono Having channeled the searing pain and primal scream angst of his first solo album, Plastic Ono Band, John Lennon’s follow-up release,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A History of Rock and Roll Biopics (Inspired by the New ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film)
November 9, 2018
A History of Rock and Roll Biopics (Inspired by the New ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film)

Hollywood has had a long love affair with pop stars. Considering their often outrageous personas, lifestyles, talent and high profiles, pop music figures are naturals for movie biographies about them,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Dispatch from the ‘Deadbeat Club’ with Kate Pierson of the B-52’s (Q&A)
November 9, 2018
A Dispatch from the ‘Deadbeat Club’ with Kate Pierson of the B-52’s (Q&A)

Combining an infectious collision of ‘60s pop, surf, dance and spiky new wave flavors, The B-52’s emerged on the music scene in the late ‘70s looking and sounding like no...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Beatles, the Stones, Rock and Roll as Art, Defining the Musical ‘Genius’ and More: Q&A with Steve Earle
August 14, 2017
The Beatles, the Stones, Rock and Roll as Art, Defining the Musical ‘Genius’ and More: Q&A with Steve Earle

You might not guess it, but Steve Earle, the modern epitome of Outlaw Country, started out life inspired by English punk rock. “That scene was huge to me,” he says,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Inside the Beatles' 'LOVE' 10th Anniversary Bash in Las Vegas (Photos)
July 29, 2016
Inside the Beatles' 'LOVE' 10th Anniversary Bash in Las Vegas (Photos)

Guest post by Peter Palmiere ———————————– All you need is Love rang true Thursday night, July 14 at the Mirage hotel and Casino in Las Vegas Nevada, as Cirque du Soleil celebrated...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Lennon’s New York City (Photo Essay)
December 8, 2014
John Lennon’s New York City (Photo Essay)

For all of the classic Christmas celebrations in New York City each year, for many music fans it’s also a sorrowful time as we recount the tragic death of John...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roll Up for the Mystery Tour: A Visit to Lesser-Known North American Beatles Landmarks
May 12, 2013
Roll Up for the Mystery Tour: A Visit to Lesser-Known North American Beatles Landmarks

There are many well-known Beatles landmarks scattered across North America. Many of them are well known, from the Hollywood Bowl, to the Ed Sullivan Theater to the Dakota Apartments. But...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Julian Lennon – Everything Changes (Interview)
May 3, 2013
Julian Lennon – Everything Changes (Interview)

Julian Speaks with RCM About Inspiration, His New Album, Working With Steven Tyler and Life Beyond Music

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cross the Road with Beatles Art Director Kosh (Interview)
April 17, 2013
Cross the Road with Beatles Art Director Kosh (Interview)

Part I: LET IT BE TOLD Since designing his first album cover in 1969 — a little something you might have heard of called Abbey Road — London-born John Kosh...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roadie Henry Smith on the Early Days of Led Zeppelin and the John Lennon Tour That Might Have Been
November 3, 2011
Roadie Henry Smith on the Early Days of Led Zeppelin and the John Lennon Tour That Might Have Been

Henry ‘The Horse’ Smith admits that he sometimes gets annoyed with people asking Led Zeppelin questions. After all, the good-natured 64 year old roadie/road manager has a lot more on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Visual Art of 9 Famous Musicians
October 4, 2011
The Visual Art of 9 Famous Musicians

Is it in their DNA? Possibly a “creative genius” gene that science has yet to discover? Or is it an otherwordly gift – one that is physically untraceable? Perhaps it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Who Is This Guy George Harrison?
August 23, 2011
Who Is This Guy George Harrison?

Why do we love the Beatles? Maybe it’s because they almost single-handedly shaped two generations and continue to influence new music fans, year after year? Strip away their incredible style...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lensing the Legends: Sherry Rayn Barnett Visually Captures the Essence of Music
January 10, 2022
Lensing the Legends: Sherry Rayn Barnett Visually Captures the Essence of Music

In her exquisite new book Eye of the Music, The Photography of Sherry Rayn Barnett, New York to LA, 1969-1989, the eponymous shutterbug chronicles the music scene coast-to-coast for two...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Celebratory Toast to Sir Paul McCartney on His 79th Birthday
June 18, 2021
A Celebratory Toast to Sir Paul McCartney on His 79th Birthday

Portions of this piece originally ran for a previous birthday celebration on behalf of Sir Paul McCartney, so here it is again for his 79th … Back in 1967, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yes Shares Cover of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine,’ from ‘The Royal Affair Tour – Live from Las Vegas’ Album Out 10/30
October 2, 2020
Yes Shares Cover of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine,’ from ‘The Royal Affair Tour – Live from Las Vegas’ Album Out 10/30

In July 2019, prog-rock masters Yes embarked on the Royal Affair Tour — and on Oct. 30, a special live album titled The Royal Affair Tour – Live from Las Vegas will be released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Revenge Songs
March 12, 2020
Top 11 Revenge Songs

This month’s Top 11 list concerns revenge … a topic that’s served as the inspiration for all sorts of songs over the years! “We should forgive our enemies, but not...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A, Part 2: Mike Love on Lawsuits, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Being Cast as the Beach Boys' 'Villain'
November 3, 2016
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yeah, Yeah, Yeah: Giles Martin on the Beatles and the 'At the Hollywood Bowl' Album/Film (Interview)
October 7, 2016
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | "Beatles Stories" Movie:  Interview with Director Seth Swirsky
November 2, 2012
"Beatles Stories" Movie: Interview with Director Seth Swirsky

Beatles Stories, A Fab Four Fan’s Ultimate Road Trip is a Studs Terkel-like oral history told by famous musicians, recording industry technicians and fans who encountered the lads from Liverpool...