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The Beatles Inducted into the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame

By an overwhelming margin of nearly three to one, the Beatles have beaten the Doors to become the second inductees into the 100% fan-voted Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame.

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Paul McCartney Spokesman Shoots Down Rumors of Upcoming Nirvana Collaboration

It looks like Paul McCartney's not collaborating with the surviving members of Nirvana again, after all. A report from earlier this week, citing an unnamed source at McCartney's label, has been quickly debunked by the former Beatle's spokesman.

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Signed Copy of The Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Sells for Nearly $300,000

What would you be willing to pay for a signed copy of the Beatles' 1967 masterpiece 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band'?

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Early Bids for Signed Copy of the Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Album Shoot Past $110,000

Money, as the Beatles famously opined, can't buy you love. What it can get you, however, is a signed edition of 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' -- though, alas, the price is skyrocketing.

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50 Years Ago: The Beatles’ ‘Please Please Me’ Album Released

How confident were the Beatles in what they had and how they played it when they entered EMI Studios in February 1963 to record their now 50-year-old debut album, 'Please Please Me?'

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Beatles Fans Can Get Restored Blu-Ray of ‘Magical Mystery Tour’

Well, Beatles fans should be with pencil and paper in hand writing this down. The Beatles are releasing a restored Magical Mystery Tour 1967 film that has been put away for some time now.

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Dave Grohl: ‘If It Weren’t for the Beatles, I Would Not Be a Musician’

A new Beatles compilation ‘Tomorrow Never Knows’ was released today (July 24) exclusively on iTunes, and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has written a letter in the digital liner notes of ‘Tomorrow Never Knows’ describing the impact the group’s music had on him.

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ESPN Looks Back At John Lennon Announcement [VIDEO]

I've never heard the story of how ABC and Howard Cosell found out about the death of John Lennon.  This story is truly amazing. I've also never actually seen the clip of the announcement made on Monday Night Football. ESPN did a great job of telling the story of that fateful night - December 8th, 1980.

If the same story happened today, the world would hear about it on Facebook before anywhere else. Where were you and what were you doing when you heard the news?

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Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and Beatles’ Widows Attend Premiere of New George Harrison Documentary

Ex-Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr attended the U.K. premiere of the documentary ‘George Harrison: Living in the Material World’ in London on October 2, as did the widows of their late band mates Harrison (Olivia Harrison) and John Lennon (Yoko Ono).

Their presence sent a loud and clear message about their love and respect for the so-called quiet member of the Fab Four. Other music notables on hand included Beatles producer George Martin and Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood.

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Beatles’ 1965 Contract Stated They Would Not Play for Racially Segregated Audiences

A 1965 contract between the Beatles and a concert venue reveals the band’s demands were few — 150 security guards, electricity and water in their trailer, clean towels, and, most specifically, that they would not play if the audience was racially segregated in any way.

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Young People Don’t Know Who The Beatles Are [VIDEO]

And now for something that will make you feel really old: The blog, I Hate Young People, recently took to the streets to quiz our nation's youngsters on their knowledge of The Beatles. The results: Well, let's just say they could use a little 'Help!'.

Not only had they never heard of the "Fab Four," most couldn't even name one member of the band, let alone one of its songs. In fact, one interviewee mistook John Lennon for John Legend.

Check out the horrifying video after the jump; and for all you youngsters out there reading this, here is a list of every single Beatles song ever released, you know, just in case.

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