Here are five stories that provide some insight into what’s happening outside the Capitol.
By Laura Santhanam, Erica R. Hendry, Joshua Barajas, Iman Smith
In a 1980 interview, Lennon said the song “should be credited as a Lennon-Ono song because a lot of it — the lyric and the concept — came from Yoko.” He said he received inspiration from Ono’s 1964 book “Grapefruit.”…
By Alison Thoet
Journalist Larry Kane talks about his experience covering the Beatles' whirlwind U.S. tour and how the band came to define its generation.
By Lora Strum
George Martin, longtime producer for English rock band the Beatles, died peacefully at his home Tuesday, his manager confirmed in a statement.
By Joshua Barajas
The acoustic guitar that Beatles legend John Lennon is thought to have used to record "Love Me Do" and "I Want to Hold Your Hand", sold at auction on Saturday in California for a record $2.41 million.
Thousands of people gathered in Central Park's East Meadow today as Yoko Ono led an attempt to create the largest-ever human peace sign in commemoration of what would have been John Lennon's 75th birthday.
By Tom LeGro
On Dec. 8, 1980, John Lennon was shot and killed outside of his New York home. Jeffrey Brown talks to music critic Greil Marcus about the musician's cultural legacy.
Jeffrey Brown speaks with NPR music critic Tim Riley about the Beatles' influence decades later.
More than 20 years after Beatlemania took hold of music fans across the globe, a newly re-mastered Beatles catalogue and video game are being released.
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