The Rolling Stones
Andrew Loog Oldham On The Rolling Stones


Andrew Loog Oldham became the manager of The Rolling Stones in 1963 when he was only nineteen years old. He produced all of The Stones’s albums from 1963 to 1967 and is credited with promoting an image for The Rolling Stones to contrast that of The Beatles. Oldham’s relationship with … Continue reading

The Beatles
The Impact Of The Beatles’s “I Want To Hold Your Hand”


“I Want to Hold Your Hand” by The Beatles was recorded in October 1963 and released in the United States on December 26, 1963. The song went on to become the band’s first number one hit in the United States, and was responsible for sparking Beattlemania in the United States. … Continue reading

Buddy Holly
Paul McCartney on John Lennon & Their Love of Buddy Holly

Paul McCartney on John Lennon & Their Shared Love for Buddy Holly

Paul McCartney reminisces on writing songs with his fellow Beatles member, John Lennon. He tells a funny story of a time when Lennon, who was practically blind without his glasses on, mistook a nativity scene for a group of people playing cards for a ridiculous amount of hours outside. McCartney … Continue reading